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Brownlow Medal wide open

Tonight’s Brownlow Medal count will be a close race. Jim Files looks at some of the contenders to take home this year’s Charlie.

Kicking in danger

What do we know about the 2014 AFL season so far? Justin Falconer tells you what you don’t want to hear.

The brightest Sun wins the Brownlow

Gary Ablett well and truly deserved to win his second Brownlow Medal after Gold Coast’s terrific season, writes Paddy Naughtin.

2013 Brownlow Medal preview

Paddy Naughtin previews the front runners for the Brownlow Medal ahead of tonight’s big ceremony.

Preliminary final thrillers

Mitchell Wood went down memory lane, ahead of preliminary final weekend, reviewing five of the best preliminary finals since 1990.

Suns shining bright

After a demanding first two seasons in the AFL, the Gold Coast Suns have vastly improved over the course of this year, writes Mitchell Wood.

The Fifth Quarter: Round 17

An impressive victory for Richmond and a thrilling one-point win for Carlton feature in Riley Beveridge’s AFL wrap for round 17.

The Fifth Quarter: Round 10

A mastermind’s mantra hitting the mark, Neeld nearing the end and a Bulldog’s day out feature in Riley Beveridge’s AFL wrap for round 10.

From the grandstand: A better Sun than Cat

Before the start of the AFL season, many questioned whether Gary Ablett would be able to balance captaincy and the title of being Gold Coast’s star player. But Ben Waterworth believes the star midfielder has developed into a genuine leader, while maintaining outstanding form.

From the grandstand: Silence is deafening

GWS is on the lookout to recruit players before it enters the competition next season. Ben Waterworth believes the longer these players deny they’re NSW-bound, the more likely they’ll sign with the Giants at the end of the season.

From the grandstand: Thomas and Giants a perfect match

Collingwood’s Dale Thomas is allegedly the player the AFL’s newest team, Greater Western Sydney, wants the most prior to its 2012 debut. And according to Ben Waterworth, a Thomas-Giants combination would work well.

From the Grandstand: Start of something special for Suns

For the first time in 14 years, a new club will compete in the AFL. But while the Gold Coast Suns are set to struggle in 2011, Ben Waterworth believes their inaugural season will be the beginning of a wonderful journey.

Geelong Cats: the slide begins now

Will it be back-to-back premierships for the Geelong Cats? Ben Waterworth assesses the reigning premiers in part seven of his 2010 AFL season preview.