Retiring champion Gary Ablett is one of seven Geelong players with previous AFL grand final experience going into the season decider against Richmond....
Richmond defender Noah Balta enters his first AFL grand final poised to forge his own identity out of the shadow of one of the modern game's great backmen.
North Melbourne chairman Ben Buckley has hit out at critics of the Kangaroos, saying the AFL club will "always be based at Arden St".
Richmond will carry favouritism against Geelong in Saturday's historic AFL grand final but the big script contains many fascinating sub-plots.
North Melbourne coach Rhyce Shaw will leave the AFL club immediately, a week after the Kangaroos announced he was taking an indefinite break.
Melbourne shape as the future AFL home of outgoing North Melbourne goalkicker Ben Brown after meeting with the experienced forward.
Geelong star Tom Hawkins is "feeling great" ahead of the AFL grand final, having overcome a sore throat that saw him undertake a precautionary COVID-19 test.