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The New Abnormal • The dollar-driven rush to return to action disguises the devastating long-term impact this disease will have on sport. This is just the beginning…
Darkest before dawn... • The AFL season began in front fanless stadiums before turning virtual, but normality of a sort is coming.
COVID-19 was the red card sports needed • The coronavirus crisis has sparked an overhaul of how sport approaches business
SPORT'S FIGHT FOR SURVIVAL • CORONAVVIRUS KILLED CAREERS, TV DEALS - AND SPORT AS WE KNEW IT.
50 things we can’t wait to see ...
Meet our 2020 Clubbies winners! • The votes are in and the champions decided - and every one of them is a local legend.
RISE OF THE TIGERS • Richmond have turned things around in just a few short years under Damien Hardwick. The secret of that Tiger Kings success is not on the field though…
PREMIERSHIPS IN PERSPECTIVE
RANKING THE COACH
2000S COACHES’ FIRST DECADES • *still coaching in the AFL
HOW THE GIANTS DWARFED THE SWANS • It’s been a slowburn and a long road to the top for the Giants - but the philosophy put in place on day one is paying dividends… and they’ve arguably now overtaken their longstanding crosstown rival. But there is still at least one goal left for them.
SINGING THE BLUES AS THE SUNS GO DOWN AGAIN • It’s been a testing few years for the well-heeled former high-fliers and the new boys from the sun-kissed north. How do they stop the rot and turn it all around?
THE LADDER DOESN’T LIE
THE PRODIGAL SUN • Is the AFL’s latest boy wonder Gold Coast’s game-changer?
YOUNG GUNS FIRING UP • Every generation needs heroes and these are our tips on the next gen legends to break through and become the new household names. Meet the new superstars to be.
The ultimate AFL 2020 PREVIEW
CAN ANYONE CAGE THE TIGERS? • Despite every club’s inevitable optimism at the start of a new season, it’s hard to bet against Richmond going all the way again… but here’s who we reckon could push them – and some celebrity tips too!
ADELAIDE CROWS • LAST SEASON: 11th (10 WINS, 12 LOSSES)
BRISBANE LIONS • LAST SEASON: 5th (16 WINS, 8 LOSSES)
CARLTON • LAST SEASON: 16th (7 WINS, 15 LOSSES)
COLLINGWOOD • LAST SEASON: 4th (16 WINS, 8 LOSSES)
ESSENDON • LAST SEASON: 8th (12 WINS, 11 LOSSES)
FREMANTLE • LAST SEASON: 13th (9 WINS, 13 LOSSES)
GEELONG • LAST SEASON: 3rd (17 WINS, 8 LOSSES)
GOLD COAST SUNS • LAST SEASON: 18th (3 WINS, 19 LOSSES)
GWS GIANTS • LAST SEASON: 2nd (16 WINS, 10 LOSSES)
HAWTHORN • LAST SEASON: 9th (11 WINS, 11 LOSSES)
MELBOURNE • LAST SEASON: 17th (5 WINS, 17 LOSSES)
NORTH MELBOURNE • LAST SEASON: 12th (10 WINS, 12 LOSSES)
PORT ADELAIDE • LAST SEASON: 10th (11 WINS, 11 LOSSES)
RICHMOND • LAST SEASON: 1st (19 WINS, 6 LOSSES)
ST KILDA • LAST SEASON: 14th (9 WINS, 13 LOSSES)
SYDNEY SWANS • LAST SEASON: 15th (8 WINS, 14 LOSSES)
WEST COAST EAGLES • LAST SEASON: 6th (16 WINS, 8 LOSSES)
WESTERN BULLDOGS • LAST SEASON: 7th (12 WINS, 11 LOSSES)
Can only COVID-19 stop the Tigers? • …Because it sure as hell seems like there’s not much else that will!