Stories

The Surgery — Featuring Jayden Short

AFLPlayers.com.au was granted exclusive access behind-the-scenes of Jayden Short's post-season surgery, just days after Richmond's triumphant Grand Final win.

By Simon Legg | Dec 15, 2017 Read More
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This will be the best year of my career: Docherty

It was truly one of the weirdest days of my life. A regulation movement, one I’ve completed more than a million times before, shouldn’t result in such a catastrophic injury.

By Sam Docherty | Dec 13, 2017 Read More
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Players’ Voice — Sam Collins

To be quite honest, the last year was difficult. I think what a lot of people don’t understand is that due to factors outside of your control you might not…

By Sam Collins | Dec 06, 2017 Read More
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Players’ Voice — Cam O’Shea

I could tell they were genuine about it. I sat down with Carlton 12 months ago when I was about to sign with the Northern Blues and had a chat…

By Cam O'Shea | Nov 30, 2017 Read More
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Q&A — Billy Gowers

Taken with pick 6 by Carlton in the 2015 rookie draft, Billy Gowers' time at the Blues lasted just two years without making a senior appearance. After going back to…

By Simon Legg | Nov 29, 2017 Read More
Stories

I never thought I was going to get drafted

Growing up, I never thought I was going to get drafted. I just wanted to play footy locally and do what normal people do — work and play footy on…

By Luke Ryan | Nov 23, 2017 Read More
Spotlight

Players, AFL sign historic CBA deal

AFL player wages will be tied to industry revenue for the first time in the game’s history under a historic agreement struck between the AFL Players’ Association and the Australian…

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