A “clean team” fly-in-fly-out plan is being hatched to save WA sport after the government border backflip left clubs scrambling to save their seasons.
Nick Taylor and Craig O’Donoghue
Collingwood remain unbeaten to start the AFLW season, scoring a hard-fought 35-24 win over Geelong to kick off round three.
It was far from a normal day of football training and the day got stranger the longer it went when it came to West Coast and Jack Darling.
It’s becoming obvious the Eagles are enduring their most tumultuous summer since the dramatic aftermath of the 2007 season, when Chris Judd departed for Carlton and Ben Cousins was sacked.
West Coast star Jack Darling has sensationally accused his club of lying about the reasons why he wasn’t at training on Friday, claiming he was absent due to sick leave.
Just hours after unvaccinated West Coast forward Jack Darling was barred from the club, Brisbane’s Cam Ellis-Yolmen has suffered the same fate.
WA Premier Mark McGowan has weighed in on West Coast forward Jack Darling’s decision not to get vaccinated after the forward was barred from training with the club.
West Coast rookie hopeful Luke Strnadica will be sidelined for at least the next fortnight after sustaining a foot injury at training.
Collingwood's Jordan De Goey has returned to training with his AFL club for the first time since being charged in the United States over an alleged assault.
West Coast Eagle Jack Darling has added his name to an infamous list of anti-vax sports stars. See the list of other athletes here.
West Coast have battled plenty of injury and drama since their 2018 flag and the last thing they needed was for Jack Darling to decide not to get vaccinated.
Fremantle’s large cohort of players from interstate have been left devastated by the cancellation of WA’s planned border opening on February 5.
West Coast forward Jack Darling’s life has been full of controversy and success and now it appears his career could be over as he takes a stance against the AFL’s vaccination policy. See his timeline here.
Collingwood have ended Jordan De Goey's AFL exile and he will return to training on Friday after a settlement was reached in his court case in New York.
Collingwood has finally handed down its decision on the fate of their superstar at the club despite the outcome of his New York court case still yet the be settled.
Friday marks the first of two crucial AFL vaccination deadlines. But will players be able to attend training if they still remain unvaccinated?
The AFLW has been hit with more fixture changes, with the Western Bulldogs impacted by COVID-19 infections for the second consecutive week.
Australia’s hottest fighter still reckons he can pocket one of Dana White’s $50K UFC bonuses on debut this weekend, despite being forced to endure a week of Las Vegas ‘limbo’.
Two police officers have joined a footballer’s anti-vaccine lawsuit which, a court has heard, should be heard before the Election by a retired or interstate judge.
West Coast captain Luke Shuey has sounded an ominous warning, saying he expected COVID-19 cases to “skyrocket” following WA’s reopening and believed players would have a strong chance of catching the virus.
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West Coast captain Luke Shuey says he's keen to stay on as skipper if the player group want him to continue leading the team.
West Coast midfielder Luke Shuey is expected to be endorsed for a third season as captain, after a horror injury run restricted him to just seven appearances last year.
West Coast premiership midfielder Jack Redden looks a lock to be available for round one, setting up an intriguing midfield selection battle as some new faces aim to dislodge the old guard.
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