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“Dees didn’t tank enough”: McLean on move to Blues

“Dees didn’t tank enough”: McLean on move to Blues

Northern Bullants midfielder Brock McLean has admitted he left Melbourne for Carlton at the end of the 2009 season, as he felt uncomfortable with the Demons’ focus on tanking and…

Female Chinese swimmer tests negative to performance enhancing drugs

Female Chinese swimmer tests negative to performance enhancing drugs

There were unconfirmed reports circulating London this morning that a female Chinese swimmer has tested negative to performance enhancing drugs. After teenage swimming sensation Ye Shiwen smashed the world record…

Bomber fans hospitalised as club’s bubble bursts

Bomber fans hospitalised as club’s bubble bursts

Doctors at the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear hospital in East Melbourne are reportedly still struggling to cope with Friday night’s sudden influx of Essendon supporters after the club’s bubble burst. “On a…

Introducing “The Offspring” – a team of AFL father/son picks that didn’t quite work out

Introducing “The Offspring” – a team of AFL father/son picks that didn’t quite work out

With the Travis Cloke saga looking like it will drag out for the entire season and some, we thought we’d milk everything we could out of it, sort of like…

AFL amends father/son rule to cater for expansion clubs

AFL amends father/son rule to cater for expansion clubs

The AFL has announced a dramatic change to the father/son rule which will allow expansion clubs Greater Western Sydney and the Gold Coast to select any player who has, or…

Box Hill joins race for Travis Cloke

Box Hill joins race for Travis Cloke

With Collingwood putting negotiations with Travis Cloke on hold till season’s end and the power forward facing the prospect of being dropped to the VFL this week, Box Hill has…

“I thought it was a football journalist”: Clarkson apologises for striking MCG wall

“I thought it was a football journalist”: Clarkson apologises for striking MCG wall

Hawthorn coach Alastair Clarkson has apologised for punching a hole in the MCG coaches box wall during the Hawks’ victory over Collingwood on Saturday, claiming he was convinced the wall was…

Video Review System provides conclusive decision

Video Review System provides conclusive decision

There are unconfirmed reports circulating today that the AFL video review system provided a definitive and conclusive outcome during a round 17 match. The system, which allows a goal or…

Presenting the “Black Swans” – the AFL’s most obscure brothers in one team

Presenting the “Black Swans” – the AFL’s most obscure brothers in one team

The Daily Maggot is proud to present the “Black Swans” – the AFL’s most obscure brothers in one team. This is one for the obsessives. It’s for the type of…

Positive Tour de France drug test ends cycling’s “age of innocence”

Positive Tour de France drug test ends cycling’s “age of innocence”

The international sporting community is in shock today following news that a cyclist, Luxembourg rider Frank Schleck, tested positive to a banned substance at the Tour de France yesterday. Schleck,…

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