AFL commentators call out ‘generous’ and soft’ umpiring decisions in Carlton’s win vs Richmond

There were some questionable umpiring calls.

[ad_1] Several umpiring decisions came under scrutiny in Carlton’s gritty five-point win over Richmond in the first game of the AFL season in Melbourne on Thursday night. Richmond led by one point at halftime and two goals at three quarter time, but were overrun by the Blues thanks to final-quarter goals by Tom De Koning, … Read more

Live scores, updates, stats, video, stream, result, news, blog

[ad_1] Old Victorian rivals Carlton and Richmond collide in the annual Thursday night MCG blockbuster to open Round 1 as the Tigers welcome back a host of stars. The Blues (1-0, 101.2%) will hope to continue their scintillating form from the second half of last week’s crazy comeback win over Brisbane at the Gabba, though … Read more

Collingwood flag unfurling before Round 1 game vs Sydney Swans, early timing, what time is it, latest news

[ad_1] Are the Pies self-conscious of their own success? Collingwood has made the “unusual” decision to unfurl their premiership flag at 6:16pm AEDT on Friday night, well before their clash against Sydney which begins at 7:40pm. “I wonder if there’s just a little bit of awkwardness or self-consciousness about Collingwood,” questioned Gerard Whateley on AFL360. … Read more

Socceroos 2024 news, Australia vs Lebanon World Cup qualifier, full squad, Graham Arnold slams clubs, Alessandro Circati

[ad_1] The Socceroos are preparing to take to the field for the first time since their heartbreaking Asian Cup quarterfinal defeat to South Korea, with attention now fully focused on the road to the 2026 World Cup. Coach Graham Arnold announced his squad for the two qualifiers against Lebanon today, but had plenty of selection … Read more

How Aaron Baddeley slipped into golf obscurity after Tiger Woods call

[ad_1] Nearly 25 years have passed since Australia was convinced its own Tiger Woods was found. “He has it all,” Greg Norman said. “You can see it in his eyes.” Those eyes of laser-focus belonged to an 18-year-old from Melbourne’s outer suburbs who – unlike Woods – was fresh from his Year 12 exams and … Read more

Every club’s burning question, analysis, Fox Footy commentators, TV, broadcast guide, fixture, latest news

[ad_1] After ticking off a four-game Opening Round slate, Round 1 is finally upon us as 10 clubs prepare to open their 2024 accounts this weekend. One of the talking points heading into this weekend is the ‘compromised’ nature of the fixture, with clubs such as the Western Bulldogs and North Melbourne facing Melbourne and … Read more

Brisbane Lions, composure, Opening Round loss, Carlton, blew it, late, Dayne Zorko, Chris Fagan, close games, grand final loss

[ad_1] Brisbane’s stars have been accused of lacking composure as damning footage showed players blow multiple moments late in their thrilling one-point Opening Round loss to Carlton. And it’s not the first time the Lions have faltered in the dying stages, with statistics showing the side has now lost seven of their past 11 matches … Read more

AFL Teams Round 1 2024, team news and line-ups, full squads, ins and outs, injuries, benches, changes, SuperCoach, latest

[ad_1] Adem Yze has quickly swung the changes at Richmond, dropping four players to allow a quartet to return from injury for his side’s home opener to begin Round 1. The Tigers regain Dustin Martin, Tom Lynch, Toby Nankervis and Rhyan Mansell after the disappointing loss to Gold Coast last Saturday, making conservative calls on … Read more

Melbourne Demons, Angus Brayshaw retires, retirement, medical, concussion, pay out, Brayden Maynard bump, controversy AFL 360

[ad_1] The AFL will make a “landmark ruling” when it determines where retired star Angus Brayshaw’s payout comes from, according to Fox Footy’s Gerard Whateley, as debates rages over whether the funds should be included inside Melbourne’s salary cap. The 28-year-old Brayshaw was last month forced into retirement due to his history of concussions – … Read more

AFL tips Round 1 2024

[ad_1] Need a hand with your AFL tips for the upcoming weekend? The Fox Footy experts are here to help with their winners for every game in Round 1. Check out all our expert tips and the final verdict below! Watch every game of every round this Toyota AFL Premiership Season LIVE with no ad-breaks … Read more