July, 2018

Media Files: AFL staffer attacks media at airport

, Jul 17, 2018

An AFL staffer has attacked media waiting for the West Coast Eagles team plane at Perth airport, after cameramen refused his request to move on.

Breaking up the boys’ club: is sports media finally facing its reckoning?

, Jul 04, 2018

Former AFL great Barry Hall was fired on the spot from Triple M for a joke about sexual assault. Can the station, and the rest of Australian sports culture, live up to this welcome new standard?

Crikey Worm: manhunt after alleged murder of teen girl

, Jun 28, 2018

Good morning, early birds. Gold Coast police are searching for a suspect after discovering the body of a teenage girl. Plus, the AFL under scrutiny. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods

Media Files: Meanjin apologises for ‘blindness’ in cover design

, Jun 05, 2018

Prominent literary journal Meanjin has responded to calls that it was insensitive in the design of its #MeToo themed winter edition.

Marngrook at the MCG: the hope and conflict of the AFL’s Indigenous round

, May 23, 2018

The Indigenous round is an important gesture but, even in the celebration, we can't escape the politics of the surrounds.

Crikey Worm: battlelines drawn over ScoMo’s proposed tax cuts

, May 10, 2018

Good morning, early birds. Labor prepares for battle over the government's proposed income tax cuts. Plus, a former player sues the AFL for sexual harassment. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods..

How the Seven Network is failing the AFLW

, Feb 09, 2018

After a big ratings dip, AFLW coaches are being asked to overhaul the game. With huge crowds and massive interest in the game, is that really the only factor at play?
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Tips and rumours

, Oct 04, 2017

Gareth Evans' not-quite-tell-all ... Sophie Monk's Canberra connection ... AFL app problems ...

Glenn Dyer’s TV Ratings

, Oct 02, 2017

The AFL wins the overall weekend battle of the Grand Finals, while the NRL dominates the regional areas.

Why the obsession over the AFL’s stance on marriage equality, when other sports have already said Yes?

, Sep 22, 2017

Just about every sporting code in Australia has endorsed the Yes vote for marriage equality, so why is the AFL copping all the flak?