AFL Round Table: Where would Luke Hodge go in a 2001 re-draft?
Our experts dissect the main talking points ahead of the third week of finals, including where Luke Hodge stands from the 2001 'Super Draft', if the Cats can win without Tom Hawkins, if Brisbane's season was a failure, and our Brownlow Medal predictions.
W2W4, PF week: Which Cats forwards stand up without Tomahawk?
Tom Hawkins' suspension means a number of Cats forwards will need to step up against Richmond, while there's a left-field option for who Giants stopper Matt de Boer should follow on Saturday. Here's What To Watch For in the preliminary finals.
Greene may revisit psychologist
How Trent Cotchin's leadership has transformed the Tigers
As one of the longest serving captains in the AFL, Trent Cotchin knows exactly what it takes to motivate and inspire his team. Maybe, just maybe, to a second flag in three years.
Scott not hanging Hawkins out to dry
Jude Bolton's early Grand Final prediction
Ahead of the finals, Jude Bolton makes his call as to who will make it to the last Saturday in September - and who wins the flag.
Draft Wrap: Why Caleb Serong is firming as a top-five choice
While only short in stature, Caleb Serong has similar traits to Isaac Heeney and showed why he's in top-five discussions at the weekend, writes Chris Doerre.
The struggling Suns: Where it all went wrong, and how to fix it
Hawkins to miss Geelong's preliminary final against Richmond
Geelong's star forward Tom Hawkins will miss Friday night's preliminary final against Richmond after his intentional striking charge was upheld at the tribunal.
Heroes & Villains: Undisciplined Hawkins lets Cats teammates down
Jake Michaels, Matt Walsh and Jesse Robinson
Giants beat Lions in classic AFL final
A goal to Brent Daniels with less than three minutes left has put GWS into next Saturday's preliminary final against Collingwood.
Hodge retires from AFL after epic final
Brisbane veteran and four-time Hawthorn premiership player Luke Hodge has called time on his outstanding 346-game career.
Cats down Eagles to book preliminary berth
Geelong have overcome a West Coast onslaught and their own poor September record to book an AFL preliminary final berth, defeating the Eagles by 20 points in a gripping semi-final at the MCG.
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.
'Metres gained' has become the sexy statistic that's synonymous with modern footy, but what does it mean and just how valuable is it? ESPN and Champion Data have joined forces to break down everything metres gained and explain what it all means.
He's had eight concussions over his short career and won't be the best No. 1 pick to play the game, but Paddy McCartin might just be the most important first pick in history, writes Matt Walsh.
Melbourne's midfield woes are personified by Angus Brayshaw, who is fantastic in the contest but sloppy on the outside. That's why they should consider putting his name on the trade table to target Lachie Whitfield, writes Niall Seewang.
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.