St Kilda

Sian, 18, died from prescription drugs. Her brother finally knows why

As a teenager, Paul Biegler found his sister dead from a barbiturate overdose. Now a doctor, it's taken him decades to piece together how she died.


Here’s Where You Can Sink Beers & Play Barefoot Bowls In Melbourne

Summer’s officially ditched the party but we still have a couple of months left until winter wraps its crusty claws around our black-clad Melbourne …


AFL revenue ladder ranked: Which clubs bring in the big bucks?

Oh what a difference a premiership makes!<p>Richmond’s 2017 saw it charge up the AFL’s ‘revenue ladder’ finishing fifth in the list of clubs ranked by …


Sliding Doors: round one

ADELAIDE<p>If<p>Lever leaving was a massive blow ...<p>then<p>Brad Crouch's prolonged early-season absence will be only marginally less impactful.<p>BRISBANE<p>If<p>there …


AFL's data-driven approach takes the soul out of football, but romantics shouldn't give up hope

Over the past three decades the Australian Football League has charted a relentless course to national sporting pre-eminence.<p>The inevitable …

Sport (Australia)

Melbourne Express, Friday, March 23, 2018

Melbourne Express is your morning primer - a live blog with breaking news, headlines, transport updates and weather.


Labor MP rorts: Time for Andrews to take full responsibility

Readers discuss the Ombudsman's finding that state Labor MPs rorted nearly $400,000 in taxpayer money.


Full teams: Dangerfield out as top picks unveiled

The inclusion of those recycled players was in stark contrast to the glut of high draft picks playing their first game in round one. The Brisbane …

Western Bulldogs

Tigers backed to cause Broncos boilover

DESPITE holding off the fast-finishing Cowboys — with the help of a Suncorp Stadium goalpost pad — last Friday, the Brisbane Broncos are friendless …

Horse Racing

Australian GP: 'After grafting in a cold gym, Australia is such a buzz'

<b>Almost everyone in Formula 1 is a racer. Not just the drivers, but everyone, from the team bosses, through the mechanics and engineers, even the media. That's why the start of the season in Australia is such a buzz.</b><p>Even if they aren't driving the car, everyone likes the thought of the engines …

Felipe Massa

23 crazy, fearless predictions for the 2018 AFL season

The longest preseason in the AFL’s history ends tonight. And after the torrent of frankly bizarre statements and news stories about the league and …

Sport (Australia)

Australian artists pay tribute to northern white rhinos on brink of extinction - Hack - triple j

Leaving only his daughter and granddaughter behind, the last male northern white rhino in the world died yesterday.<p>Sudan’s death could spell the end …

Endangered Species

Port Phillip Council Has Overturned the Alcohol Ban at the St Kilda Foreshore

Following an hours-long meeting on Wednesday night a ban restricting the consumption of alcohol on the St Kilda foreshore will be lifted.<p>The ban was …


The Roar’s AFL expert tips and predictions: Round 1

A far too long preseason is finally over… it’s time for Round 1, and the first expert tips column of the year. This year our tipping panel is an …


AFL tips round 1: No love for Carlton

IN the equalised world that is modern-day AFL football, tipping a winner is getting tougher.


AFL Crystal Ball: WA experts reveal 2018 predictions

It may not feel like summer is over in Perth, but it will well and truly feel like it on Thursday night when AFL returns to our TV screens for 2018 …


The Kick-off: The sports stories you need to know this morning

<i>LIVE: Welcome to Fox Sports’ daily roundup of the stories you need to know about in the world of sports right now. Join us every weekday morning from</i> …

Sport (Australia)

The AFL Rover's top 10: Players under the pump in 2018

There's going to be somewhere around 100 AFL footballers cut from their club's list at the end of this year for all manner of reasons.<p>Some'll be kids …

Patrick Dangerfield

AFL 2018 Season Preview: Melbourne Demons

Overview<p>"Attitude is tremendously important in chasing success - in any field of endeavour. That’s why I believe talent alone will get you very …


Blockbuster round of AFL action on Seven

The AFL season returns Thursday night as the reigning premiers Richmond unfurl the flag before taking on the Blues at the MCG.<p>0:56<p>Brennan suspension …


The Fremantle Dockers have been down AFL struggle street, but here are some ways back

A new AFL season is upon us.<p>It's been a lean couple of years for Fremantle — four wins in 2016 and then eight wins in 2017.<p>2018 will be another …

Sport (Australia)

Champions plan road trip

Road crossing: Riders will be tackling some similar terrain to this year's Tour of Tasmania.<p>A field of 169 riders brings some impressive pedigree to …

Cycling (Australia)

Bulldogs confident of keeping unrestricted free agents

"As always we're in a performance industry and it will be linked to productivity and how prolific we can be on the field."<p>Veteran defender Dale …

Sport (Australia)

The world's most fascinating abandoned islands

Nothing captures the imagination quite like an abandoned place. The search term “abandoned places near me” has soared since 2014 and there's even a name for it: “ruin porn”.<p>So check nobody is looking and sneek a peek at these fascinating islands...<p>Hashima Island/Gunkanjima, Japan<p>James Bond fans …

Chesapeake Bay

New AFL team songs ranked: 1-18

Apparently the dart on the 'What Should We Change Next?' board at AFL House landed on club songs at some point over the off-season.<p>The iconic tunes …


AFL 2018: Ladder Predictions

1 Adelaide Crows<p>This should finally be the year. The best side for all of last year, the Crows were pipped at the post. The addition of Bryce Gibbs …


The AFL Rover's rant: Does the 'P' in AFLPA stand for 'Propaganda'?

Last Saturday Jon Ralph wrote a story for the Herald Sun that opened with the line “For every coke-snorting, nightclub-hopping AFL player, there are …

David Warner

Petition launched as Western Bulldogs launch last-ditch appeal for Katie Brennan to play in AFLW Grand Final

The Western Bulldogs have announced they will appeal the AFL Tribunal's decision to uphold the two-game suspension of captain Katie Brennan.<p>Brennan …

Western Bulldogs

Second chance to nab a Block penthouse

The New York warehouse-style apartment at 6/164 Ingles St was renovated by contestants Chris and Kim Elliott and fetched $2.305 million at the show’s …

Real Estate

AFL boss Gillon McLachlan warns 'hard decisions' ahead if Tasmanian football to be saved

AFL boss Gillon McLachlan has reaffirmed his pledge to save football in Tasmania, but has warned local clubs have to meet him halfway — and to bring …