Although Adam Goodes and Michael O'Loughlin made careers playing AFL, sharing a combined 675 games and nearly 1,000 goals, they want to encourage young people to look beyond the footy field.
More than one in 10 Australian kids have the neurobiological condition ADHD. For many it can lead to learning and discipline difficulties. But some athletes have been able to focus their impulsive energy to excel at sport.
The buzz is real around the top-end talent at this year's AFL Draft. Sam Walsh takes the headlines at pick one for Carlton, but intriguing storylines — on the players, and how and why they were picked — are spread throughout the opening round of selections.
In an AFL draft class tipped as the best in 15 years, there seems like no way to lose if you have pick number one. But crunching the numbers from previous years shows how clubs can often get it wrong.
The AFL chooses Collingwood and Essendon as its primetime drawcards for season 2019, in a fixture that rewards some of 2018's improvers and banishes the strugglers out of sight.
The AFL hands West Coast, Collingwood, Essendon, North Melbourne, Port Adelaide and Brisbane prime-time billing for next year's Easter round in a bid to give Good Friday marquee calendar status.
The AFL club says it will work with former player Shane Mumford after footage emerges of him snorting a white powder in 2015, shortly after the ruckman suffered a season-ending injury.
With the AFL Trade Period reaching its conclusion last night, football analytics experts Cody Atkinson and Sean Lawson have cast their eyes over all 41 trades to determine who were the big winners and losers.
Melbourne Demons key forward Jesse Hogan, Fremantle's Lachie Neale, GWS ruckman Rory Lobb and Port Adelaide star Chad Wingard all find new AFL homes.
Multiple premiership coach and captain David Parkin has spent almost 70 years in Australian rules football and he believes the latest changes the AFL has made are a positive for the game.