Jack Darling earned his first All-Australian jumper last season, and the star West Coast forward is tipped to take his game to an even higher level in 2020.
Carlton face just one of last year's top-six teams in the opening eight rounds of 2020 and are eager to kick the season off with a bang against Richmond.
Caleb Serong was still in the thick of cricket season at this time last year but the midfielder is thriving in his first full football pre-season.
Carlton have named a seven-player leadership group for the 2020 AFL season with teenage midfielder Sam Walsh a surprise inclusion.
Collingwood captain Scott Pendlebury has signed a one-year contract extension to remain at the club until the end of the 2021 AFL season.
Brownlow medallist Dustin Martin is a confirmed starter for Victoria against the All-Stars in next week's bushfire relief match at Marvel Stadium.
Stacey Livingstone has caused a stir with her assessment of high-profile Carlton forward Tayla Harris after Collingwood's AFLW win over their arch rivals.
Collingwood have beaten old rivals Carlton to remain unbeaten as they look to break through for a maiden AFLW finals appearance.
Carlton AFLW coach Daniel Harford has dismissed Collingwood defender Stacey Livingstone's description of star Blues forward Tayla Harris as 'useless'.
Star Fremantle midfielder Kiara Bowers has won the inaugural western derby AFLW medal for her star role in the Dockers' 45-point win over West Coast.
Gold Coast have beaten Richmond by 11 points in hot and humid conditions at Metricon Stadium to notch their first AFLW victory.
Luckless forward Ainslie Kemp suffered a suspected serious knee injury during Melbourne's 20-point win over the Western Bulldogs on Friday night.
Majak Daw is eyeing a remarkable AFL comeback, with the key defender impressing during North Melbourne's intra-club match at Arden St.