AFL Round Table: Which team is under the most pressure?
Our AFL experts dissect all of the main talking points ahead of Round 2, including which team is under the most pressure and whether or not the AFL has gone soft on punching.
The AFL needs to make some tough decisions on Marvel Stadium
AFL H&V Round 1: What happened to 'The Big 4'?
A stunning round of upsets highlighted the opening weekend of AFL, with Alastair Clarkson reminding everyone why he's a coaching genius and a big tick for the the Lions' list managers. But what happened to 'The Big 4'?
Lions make statement with huge win over Eagles
Brisbane have claimed a hugely impressive 44-point win over defending AFL premiers West Coast to start their 2019 season in style.
GWS smash Essendon by 72 points
GWS have smashed a disappointing Essendon by 72 points in a one-sided opening round AFL clash at Giants Stadium in Sydney.
Collingwood the GOAT midfield? Not on the evidence of Round 1
There's been plenty of talk that Collingwood has assembled the greatest midfield in the history of the AFL, but Friday night's loss to Geelong proves they still have a long way to go before being in the discussion.
If there was ever an advertisement for a longer AFL pre-season it was tonight's game between Collingwood and Geelong. Poor skills were on display right from the opening bounce to the final siren at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. In the end the Cats emerged victorious by seven points but even coach Chris Scott won't be too impressed with how they played the four quarters.
It may be a slow burn, but Tom Lynch will make Richmond even scarier
Despite not having played for nine months, Richmond's star recruit Tom Lynch showed signs in his yellow and black debut that the Tigers could be getting even stronger.
Season over: ACL tear confirmed for Rance
Richmond have confirmed star defender Alex Rance will have a knee reconstruction and will miss the rest of the AFL season.
Blues smash Dockers to reach AFLW final
Tayla Harris has put a tough week behind her to help Carlton reach their first AFLW grand final with a thumping upset win over Fremantle.
Crows thrash Cats in AFLW prelim final
Adelaide will meet Carlton in the AFLW grand final after thrashing Geelong by 66 points in Sunday's preliminary final at Adelaide Oval.
AFL W2W4, Round 1: Will the Gary Ablett experiment work?
Will Geelong really play Gary Ablett as a small forward, and will the veteran star actually be any good in attack? That and more in What To Watch For, Round 1.
AFL Round Table: Do the Blues deserve the season opener?
Our AFL experts dissect all of the main talking points ahead of the opening round of the season, including the Jesse Hogan situation, Carlton's place in the season-opener and our biggest risers and sliders for 2019.
'It's only JLT' but the Kangaroos need to fix a big problem
Many have predicted North Melbourne to rise up the ladder this season after a promising 2018, but some alarming defensive stats have arisen from the Roos' JLT campaign.
Season previews: Adelaide to Fremantle
In the first part of our club-by-club season previews, we look at Adelaide through to Fremantle: Their offseasons, opening months of 2019 and whether they'll rise, fall or tread water.
Season previews: Geelong to North Melbourne
In the second part of our club-by-club season previews, we look at Geelong through to North Melbourne: Their offseasons, opening months of 2019 and whether they'll rise, fall or tread water.
Season previews: Port Adelaide to Western Bulldogs
In the third part of our club-by-club season previews, we look at Port Adelaide through to Western Bulldogs: Their offseasons, opening months of 2019 and whether they'll rise, fall or tread water,
Join Matt Walsh, Niall Seewang, Jake Michaels and Christian Joly from Champion Data for some of the best analysis and insight on the ESPNfootytips AFL podcast.
Who are the players we can't wait to watch in action this season? Whether they be stars of the competition, guns returning from injury, traded players or top draftees, we've compiled a list of our 20 must-watch players. Here, we unveil those ranked 10-1
Who will be your club's most impactful draftee, breakout contender and the player in line for a rebound season? Christopher Doerre assesses every team following this year's JLT series.
As he continues to assess the top 20 of recent drafts, ESPN.com.au's Chris Doerre looks back at 2017 and gives a surprise top selection in hindsight.
You might not have fully embraced the AFLX concept, but there's good reason to support your AFL club's players getting involved, writes Matt Walsh.
The challenge: Pick a 'best 18' featuring only one player from every AFL club. The results? Check them out and vote on which team is strongest!
With 2018 drawing to a festive close, we take a look at Australia's major football codes and make some bold predictions about next year.
The last week of September, if you're Australian, chances are you're watching the National Rugby League or Australian Football League grand finals.