Stefan Martin is excited by the challenge "surprising" St Kilda ruckman Rowan Marshall poses ahead of their AFL duel on Saturday.
Andrew Gaff's punch on Andrew Brayshaw last year was brought to light again this week when an Eagles player used the incident as part of a training jibe.
Hawthorn captain Ben Stratton has received a one-game ban for pinching and another game for stomping during the AFL loss to Essendon.
Sydney ruckman Callum Sinclair fought hard to make his AFL debut at age 23, now the former West Coast Eagle is preparing to play his 100th game at age 29.
Star Richmond defender Alex Rance, who suffered a knee injury in round one, says he's back running and is aiming to play should the Tigers make the AFL finals.
Nick Riewoldt says his cousin Jack is doing all he can to recover from a knee injury to take part in the annual Maddie's Match between the Saints and Tigers.
AFL chief executive Gillon McLachlan has criticised Hawthorn president Jeff Kennett for racial stereotyping security guards who patrol matches.
Ben Cunnington has escaped sanction for a tackle that has put Matt de Boer on the sidelines for two months.
Matt de Boer, who has been one of GWS's best players during their promising start to the AFL season, is out for two months because of a shoulder injury.
Michael Voss says he wants to be an AFL head coach again but is undecided whether he'll pitch for the North Melbourne or Carlton jobs.
Port Adelaide coach Ken Hinkley says Charlie Dixon is among a trio of experienced players set to return to AFL ranks against Geelong on Saturday night.