James Harmes and Bayley Fritsch of the Demons celebrate with fans at Perth Stadium. Photograph: Gary Day/Getty Images

A fast-finishing Melbourne Demons ended a 57-year premiership wait on Saturday, claiming the Australian Football League’s top honour with a 74-point G(...)

Mayo footballer Sarah Rowe featured for the Collingwood Magpies in the AFLW this year. Photograph: Albert Perez/Getty Images

The Australian Football League (AFL) will delay expanding its professional women’s competition until 2022 but is committed to matching the 18 teams i(...)

The AFL season-opener between reigning champions Richmond and Carlton last Thursday attracted 49,218 fans to the 100,000-seater MCG. Photograph: Getty Images

The Melbourne Cricket Ground could host a crowd of 75,000 for an Australian Rules match this week after restrictions on the capacity of stadiums were (...)

Aisling McCarthy in action for Melbourne Western Bulldogs against the St Kilda Saints. Photograph: Dylan Burns/AFL Photos via Getty Images

As she prepares for her third season in the Australian Football League, Aisling McCarthy is reflecting on her adventure so far, although she can’t thi(...)

 Brid Stack of the Giants is attended to by medical staff during their AFLW pre-season match against the Adelaide Crows. Photograph: Getty Images

A day after she was hospitalised following a heavy collision in her debut for Greater Western Sydney Giants, there was better news about Bríd Stack fr(...)

 Miriam Gutierrez pays tribute to Katie Taylor after their fight in November. Photograph:   Mark Robinson/Inpho

Taylor v Gutierrez Wembley Arena, London, November 14th Her smile stood out. Miriam Gutierrez’s face had received ferocious blows for the entire bou(...)

Kirsty Hanson of Manchester United is tackled by Denise O’Sullivan of Brighton. Photo: Charlotte Tattersall/Getty Images

Question: What do you get when you put US World-Cup winning player Alex Morgan, Ireland captain Katie McCabe and all-time top scorer in the Women’s Su(...)

Former Tyrone footballer Conor McKenna is the first player in the AFL to test positive for coronavirus. File photograph: Getty Images

The Australian Football League’s (AFL) match between Essendon and Melbourne on Sunday has been postponed indefinitely after Essendon’s Conor McKenna (...)

The ACT Brumbies will host the Melbourne Rebels on July 4th on the opening weekend of Australia’s Super Rugby AU competition. File photograph: Getty Images

The ACT Brumbies have been given the green light for a crowd of up to 1,500 spectators at their Canberra Stadium when professional rugby union return(...)

 AFL games are currently being held with no spectators due to the coronavirus outbreak. Photograph: EPA

Australia will allow crowds of up to 10,000 at small stadiums to watch sport as part of plans to ease social distancing restrictions in July, the cou(...)

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