AFL clubs will return to training on Monday. Photograph: Getty Images

Australian Football League clubs will return to training on Monday ahead of next month’s restart of the Australian Rules top flight, chief executive (...)

Port Adelaide Power AFL player Travis Boak trains at his home in Adelaide, Australia. Athletes across the country are now training in isolation under strict policies in place due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Photograph: Getty Images

Professional sports clubs in Australia’s southern state of Victoria will be able to resume training on Wednesday, removing a barrier to the restart of(...)

Geelong players wore yellow shoelaces for their game against North Melbourne last month to raise awareness about endometriosis. Photograph: Kelly Defina/Getty Images

Exercising and being physically active have long been prescribed for improved mental and physical health. Staying active for all genders, ages and abi(...)

AFL boss Gillon McLachlan has confirmed the new season will go ahead as scheduled. Photograph: Michael Willson/AFL/Getty

The Australian Football League (AFL) will press ahead with the opening weekend of the top flight Australian rules season despite new measures to contr(...)

Grahm ‘Polly’ Farmer died in August aged 84. Photograph: Paul Kane/Getty

Researchers have identified a crippling brain disease linked to repeated blows to the head in an Australian Rules footballer for the first time, a rep(...)

Star forward: Tayla Harris scoring the first goal of Sunday’s Pride Game. Photograph: Michael Willson/AFL/Getty

Eighty seconds into last weekend’s inclusivity-building Pride Game between the Western Bulldogs and Carlton, two Australian Football League women’s te(...)

 Peter Dutton:  the minister intervened in the cases of three European women and their visas were reinstated. Photograph: EPA/Mick Tsikas

In his maiden speech to the Australian parliament in 2007, Scott Morrison said “my greatest concern is to be on God’s side”. In the 11 years since, M(...)

Jonathan Drennan with his fiancée Christina, who he met in Sydney.

When I left my dad at Belfast City Airport en route to Sydney four years ago, we hugged briefly, in that awkward way that Irish father and sons are wo(...)

  Australians  voted for  laws to be changed to allow same-sex marriage. Photograph: James Alcock/Getty Images

The outcome of the plebiscite on same-sex marriage was almost identical in Ireland and Australia, the yes side winning by 62 per cent to 38 per cent. (...)

The Australian Football League has come under fire after ruling a transgender footballer ineligible for selection a day before the national draft for (...)

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