Gold Coast have beaten Richmond 12.18 (87) to 10.9 (69) to get their AFL campaign off to a winning start.
Greater Western Sydney Giants have kicked six unanswered final-quarter goals to score a shock 32-point home win over the Sydney Swans.
Nic Naitanui appears likely to be used as a midfielder and forward in West Coast's season opener after completing a second pre-season hit-out at Patersons Stadium last night.
Fremantle star Nat Fyfe last night revealed that a "wrenched" right knee from Fremantle's first NAB Challenge match against West Coast had curtailed his pre-season.
Carlton coach Mick Malthouse says his Blues are on the right path towards eventually having a crack at an AFL flag.
West Coast refer to police a series of racially abusive tweets directed at Nic Naitanui.
Fremantle made a mockery of pre-season form and overcame a tardy start to blitz Collingwood by 70 points points at Etihad Stadium last night.
Carlton say star veteran Chris Judd is making strong progress from achilles surgery and should return against Essendon in round three.
AFL chief executive Andrew Demetriou says the ASADA show-cause letter sent to Stephen Dank is long overdue.
AFL chief executive Andrew Demetriou admits it would have been preferable to play an MCG blockbuster in week one of the season.
GWS believe they have the fitness and forward potency to test cross-city rival Sydney Swans in the opening round derby at Spotless Stadium.
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