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Mumford suspended, fined $25K over ‘white powder’ video

SHANE Mumford's dreams of a comeback with Greater Western Sydney remain on track, but his return to the playing field will be delayed after he was heavily sanctioned by the club on Monday.

Voss vows Port Adelaide will be ‘bolder’ in 2019

PORT Adelaide will be "bolder" in how it plays in 2019, newly-promoted senior assistant coach Michael Voss says.

The Power's first-to-fourth-year players returned to training on Monday morning with a session at Alberton Oval.

In pictures: Clubs hit the track for pre-season training

SEVERAL big names were surprise starters at the first day of pre-season training on Monday.

Brisbane veteran Luke Hodge and Crows stars Rory Sloane and Bryce Gibbs were among the senior players who joined their younger teammates out on the track.

Saints put state league pair on trial as 2018 draft looms

A PAIR of VFL players will train with St Kilda over the next few weeks as they push their case to be recruited by the Saints.

‘You can’t keep Hodgey away, he bloody loves it’

LUKE Hodge's early return to lead Brisbane's pre-season training sessions has boosted the side's morale after the shock exit of Dayne Beams.

Former Lions captain Beams moved in last month's NAB AFL Trade period, returning to Collingwood despite earlier assurances he would stay on at the Gabba.

Lions v Pies set for Easter Thursday blockbuster

BRISBANE will return to the Thursday night stage for the first time in five years as they renew a once traditional Good Friday eve clash against Collingwood.

Dons’ flag prospects the sealer in Shiel deal

THE LURE of playing for a big Victorian club was what drew Dylan Shiel to Essendon, with the star Bombers recruit eyeing a flag at his new club.

Three clubs, 11 seasons: Veteran Crow cut

ADELAIDE has delisted experienced defender Kyle Cheney and rookie-listed ruckman Paul Hunter.

Cheney's time at AFL level looks to have come to an end after a career spanning three clubs, 11 seasons and 85 games.

Suspended Murray set for lifeline as Pies chop five

COLLINGWOOD will delist then re-draft Sam Murray as a rookie as the defender awaits his fate from an ongoing ASADA investigation.

The Murray news came as the Magpies announced they were not offering fresh contracts to 2010 premiership player Jarryd Blair, Adam Oxley, Josh Smith and Sam McLarty.

Premiers lined up for big Alice Springs clash

ALICE Springs will host a potentially season-defining clash in round 18 next year, with preliminary finalist Melbourne to do battle against reigning premier West Coast.

The mouth-watering contest will be held at TIO Traeger Park as part of Melbourne's commitment to play two games in the Northern Territory each year.