Since bursting onto the AFL stage in 2009, Fremantle’s Clancee Pearce has become a pivotal member of the Fremantle Dockers midfield.  However while his bustling on-field achievements have impressed fans across the nation, very few people know much about Clancee Pearce’s life away from footy and in particular, his cultural heritage.“A lot of people ask me if I’m Indigenous, but I’m Indian” explains Pearce.

Since bursting onto the AFL stage in Fremantle’s Clancee Pearce has become a pivotal member of the Fremantle Dockers midfield.

Collingwood's Sam Dwyer is another mature-age recruit having an impact on the AFL. Playing his second AFL game, after coming on as a sub in Round One, Dwyer had 23 possessions in the Pies' narrow win over Carlton. We caught up with him in January at the AFL Player's Induction Camp where he told us his goal was to play senior football. It Might be time to reset those goals. Read the story below.

Collingwood's Sam Dwyer is another mature-age recruit having an impact on the AFL. Playing his second AFL game, after coming on as a sub in Round One, Dwyer had 23 possessions in the Pies' narrow win over Carlton.

It’s fair to say Kelvin Moore knows a bit about ball and socket joints; especially the hip joint. After no less than nine operations on his hips, he was forced into retirement at 28 years of age. The irony is the hip injuries that ruined his promising career kick started the next phase of his life.

Moore to life than football - AFL Players Association

Former Richmond dual premiership captain and AFL Team of the Century centre-half-forward Royce Hart has been elevated to legend status in the Australian Football Hall of Fame.

Former Richmond dual premiership captain and AFL Team of the Century centre-half-forward Royce Hart has been elevated to legend status in the Australian Football Hall of Fame.

Ted Richards was elevated to the AFL Players’ Association Board at the Annual General Meeting in March.

Ted Richards was elevated to the AFL Players’ Association Board at the Annual General Meeting in March.

Following an unsavoury incident at a college basketball game in America this week, Australian NBA star Patty Mills has used Twitter to suggest athletes learn from the example set by Sydney champion and 2014 Australian of the Year Adam Goodes.

ADAM GOODES Sydney v Collingwood 2014 Challenging racist Collingwood supporter!

Imagine you are an aspiring AFL footballer. You’ve sacrificed your teenage years and dedicated your body on the remote possibility you might get drafted onto an AFL list. Well good news, it happens.

Imagine you are an aspiring AFL footballer. You’ve sacrificed your teenage years and dedicated your body on the remote possibility you might get drafted onto an AFL list. Well good news, it happens.

Why Hams called it quits.

Often when a player retires earlier than expected it’s due to one of three reasons.

As footballers, Tom Nicholls and Aaron Hall couldn’t be more different. Nicholls, 21, is an athletic ruckman and Hall, 22, is a nippy half-forward. But as people, they share many similarities. They have both moved interstate to pursue their AFL dreams, played their first game in 2012 and have Fijian blood running through their veins – their mums were born in Fiji.

As footballers, Tom Nicholls and Aaron Hall couldn’t be more different. Nicholls, 21, is an athletic ruckman and Hall, 22, is a nippy half-forward. But as people, they share many similarities. They have both moved interstate to pursue their AFL dreams, played their first game in 2012 and have Fijian blood running through their veins – their mums were born in Fiji.

Learn the fascinating story of Lin Jong, the first Taiwanese player to player AFL. We visited his home and met mother, Faye  and father, Vitor, as we enjoyed "Tea with the Jongs"...

Learn the fascinating story of Lin Jong, the first Taiwanese player to player AFL. We visited his home and met mother, Faye and father, Vitor, as we enjoyed "Tea with the Jongs".


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It’s fair to say Kelvin Moore knows a bit about ball and socket joints; especially the hip joint. After no less than nine operations on his hips, he was forced into retirement at 28 years of age. The irony is the hip injuries that ruined his promising career kick started the next phase of his life.

Moore to life than football - AFL Players Association

Former Brisbane and Port Adelaide midfielder Scott Harding is making a huge impression on American college football.

Former Brisbane and Port Adelaide midfielder Scott Harding is making a huge impression on American college football.

Patrick Ryder, Michael Johnson and Lance Franklin have joined the Indigenous Players’ Advisory Board.

Patrick Ryder, Michael Johnson and Lance Franklin have joined the Indigenous Players’ Advisory Board.

Nine new club delegates were announced at last week’s AFL Players’ Association directors and delegate’s conference.

Nine new club delegates were announced at last week’s AFL Players’ Association directors and delegate’s conference.

Collingwood's Sam Dwyer is another mature-age recruit having an impact on the AFL. Playing his second AFL game, after coming on as a sub in Round One, Dwyer had 23 possessions in the Pies' narrow win over Carlton. We caught up with him in January at the AFL Player's Induction Camp where he told us his goal was to play senior football. It Might be time to reset those goals. Read the story below.

Collingwood's Sam Dwyer is another mature-age recruit having an impact on the AFL. Playing his second AFL game, after coming on as a sub in Round One, Dwyer had 23 possessions in the Pies' narrow win over Carlton.

Ted Richards was elevated to the AFL Players’ Association Board at the Annual General Meeting in March.

Ted Richards was elevated to the AFL Players’ Association Board at the Annual General Meeting in March.

Essendon’s father-son recruit Joe Daniher believes the AFL experience of his older brother Darcy has provided him with perspective on the eve of his NAB Cup debut.

Essendon’s father-son recruit Joe Daniher believes the AFL experience of his older brother Darcy has provided him with perspective on the eve of his NAB Cup debut.

When the time came for the AFL’s Indigenous All Stars to choose a leader for the inaugural performance of its war cry before the game against the Tigers in Alice Springs in February, its selection was an obvious one – Aaron Davey.

When the time came for the AFL’s Indigenous All Stars to choose a leader for the inaugural performance of its war cry before the game against the Tigers in Alice Springs in February, its selection was an obvious one – Aaron Davey.

Jimmy you gave our game so much over the years  You will always be missed R I P

AFL Photos - Galleries - AFL Photo Galleries Jimmy Steyns - a Demon legend.

Historical image of AFL Goal Kicking Legend, John Coleman, who played 98 games for Essendon and kicked 537 goals. AFL Photos - Galleries - AFL Photo Galleries

LEGEND of the GREAT Aussie Game! Essendon, John Coleman Historical image of AFL Goal Kicking Legend, who played 98 games for Essendon and kicked 537 goals.

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