'Itching' for his chance

When assessing the quality of the Kangaroos’ youngsters, it is easy to forget they still have a former No.7 draft pick to unveil. After embarking on a list rebuild at the end of last season, North has unveiled eight debutants this season – Jy Simkpin, Braydon...

Mundy doesn’t want to ‘cruise’ through 2018

Former Fremantle captain David Mundy will make a final decision on his future later this year, declaring he doesn’t just want to “roll on” into a 15th AFL season for the sake of it. The 31-year-old triggered a clause in his existing contract across the first month of...

Mackie on Domsy

These days Tom Lonergan is considered one of the most reliable defenders in the AFL. However, reliability wasn’t always a strength of his. “Early days, he probably needed to set a couple of alarm clocks, not just one,” long-time teammate Andrew Mackie recalled in an...

Tiger Dylan Grimes part of vintage crop

Dylan Grimes is a good footballer. He is also a very good wine-maker, the owner of a vineyard that makes very good wines. Unlike other footballers about whom the cliche is applied, he actually does have something worth bottling. Grimes is a vigneron. To our knowledge,...