Hawks settle another veteran's future

Hawthorn have signed four-time premiership defender Grant Birchall to a two-year contract extension.

AFL strike not off the table: Dangerfield

With the AFL and AFLPA at loggerheads over a new revenue sharing model, Brownlow Medal winner Patrick Dangerfield says a player strike remains a possibility.


Bombers, Magpies to open AFL pre-season

Essendon will play Collingwood on February 16 to start the pre-season, while North Melbourne will host an AFL match at Arden St for the first time since 1985.