About four weeks feels the right punishment for Tom Stewart, but five might even send a better message, and maybe he should have sat out the rest of the game.
West Coast ruckman Nic Naitanui was dominant while a couple of late inclusions also starred as the Eagles broke an almost year-long win drought in the WAFL against South Fremantle on Saturday.
Fremantle have proven themselves to be one of the best teams in the AFL this season and that has placed more focus on them from other teams as they try to claim a big scalp.
Ten Fremantle players featured in Peel Thunder’s narrow loss to East Fremantle at the WACA Ground on Saturday to go with one in the reserves. Here’s how they fared:
Gold Coast coach Stuart Dew is confident livewire forward Izak Rankine will soon sign a contract extension with the AFL club.
Gold Coast coach Stuart Dew remains in favour of AFL goal-line technology despite being on the receiving end of two calls in a two-point loss to Port Adelaide.
Collingwood are hopeful Jordan De Goey is ready to return amid reports the AFL star is unhappy with the way his latest off-field drama has been handled.
Mark Duffield has picked out his 12 favourite talking points from a round that included two nail-biters and a series of results which will shape the rest of the season.
A look at round 15 of the AFL season where Melbourne reclaimed top spot and the mid-ladder logjam increased.
Port Adelaide have downed Gold Coast by two points in an AFL thriller, with Todd Marshall kicking four goals.
Geelong's Tom Stewart has been sent to the AFL Tribunal for his bump on Dion Prestia while Fremantle's Nat Fyfe has no case to answer over his umpire contact.
Fremantle captain Nat Fyfe has escaped suspension after being cleared of any wrongdoing despite making contact with an umpire in the Dockers’ 31-point loss to Carlton at Marvel Stadium on Saturday.
Coach David Noble revealed Tarryn Thomas was struggling after a death in his family following criticism of the young Kangaroo after Sunday's loss to Adelaide.
Collingwood ruckman Darcy Cameron has continued his strong form to help the Magpies hold off fast-finishing GWS for an 11-point AFL win.
West Coast star Nic Naitanui is set to make a return to the Eagles’ senior side against Richmond on Sunday, with a second consecutive week in the WAFL off the cards for the ruckman.
First-year Eagle Brady Hough is hopeful he’s done enough to hold his spot in the back half of the season after tasting victory for the second time at West Coast.
Fremantle may be another wing option down after Darcy Tucker hurt his hand playing for the club’s WAFL affiliate on Saturday.
Just how the Blues’ 12.9 (81) to 7.8 (50) win over Fremantle at Marvel Stadium on Saturday will shape the finals remains to be seen. But what is known is the Dockers are not safe inside the top four.
Fremantle’s defenders led the way in a 31-point loss to Carlton at Marvel Stadium on Saturday. See how we rated each Docker in the defeat.
The Adelaide Crows have beaten North Melbourne by 57 points, with key forwards Taylor Walker and Darcy Fogarty combining for 10 goals.
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AFL analyst Kane Cornes says Fremantle skipper Nat Fyfe must be suspended based on precedent after he touched an umpire in the Dockers’ 31-point loss to Carlton at Marvel Stadium on Saturday.
David Mundy has just about done it all, but there is one piece of silverware missing, and the Dockers champion deserves to win a premiership, writes Karl Langdon.
Fremantle wingman James Aish says they can quickly bounce back from the midfield belting inflicted by a relentless Carlton at Marvel Stadium on Saturday.
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