St Kilda's Jack Billings is expecting big things of their star recruit Dan Hannebery, who has been making an impact in their AFL pre-season training.
West Coast ruckman Nic Naitanui is completing kicking skills and straight-line running work as his recovery from a knee reconstruction ramps up.
The AFL has approved tweaks to several rules including a return to strict liability for players who elect to bump instead of tackle.
West Coast will attempt to fast-track their new-look ruck brigade in a bid to help them build a strong chemistry with the midfield group.
Sydney vice-captain and key defender Dane Rampe has signed a three-year extension, tying him to the Swans until the end of the 2022 AFL season.
Darren Cahill's decision to take a 12-month break from tennis coaching has opened the door for him to join Port Adelaide AFL club's board of directors.
After six AFL seasons as Carlton skipper, Marc Murphy is happy to be handing off the reins to Patrick Cripps and Sam Docherty in 2019.