Aliir's grand final hopes in the balance

Defender Aliir Aliir is struggling with his knee injury as Swans coach John Longmire mulls a couple of tough selection calls for the AFL grand final.

No looking back for Dogs AFL star Dahlhaus

Western Bulldogs midfielder Luke Dahlhaus will go into Saturday's AFL grand final as one of the side' most important players after a shaky start to his career.

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Resilient Rohan hungry for AFL flag

Having overcome serious injury and buoyed by his remarkable recovery from another scare, Gary Rohan is not willing to let this AFL grand final slide.

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Backyard bruises gave hard edge to Heeney

Isaac Heeney's ability to hold his own against older AFL players was fostered on the family farm, where he played rugby league with his dad and big brother.

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