The Richmond captain says the Tigers have been guilty of "picking and choosing" in terms of their commitment.
Collingwood coach Nathan Buckley has challenged his stuttering team to back up the conviction that its best football is good enough to better all comers, refusing to put a ceiling on what the Magpies can eke out of a faltering season.
Now that the new AFL dispensation is in place, and a certain amount of goodwill is flowing its way, and its ears are open to entreaties, there is one matter it should deal with straight away, and that is the perversity that is the AFL draw.
Swans defender puts off contract talks until the end of the season, when he will become an unrestricted free agent.
Suspended Essendon coach is back in Melbourne, and he is keen to return to his club, pending a discussion with fill-in coach Mark ‘Bomber’ Thompson.
The AFL has written to all of its clubs asking them to keep mum on controversial on-field incidents after being displeased with the manner in which the Brian Lake choking case was played out in the media.
Melbourne coach Paul Roos says he is unsure about whether he will continue in the job beyond the end of 2015, but that any extension would be capped at one season.
James Hird has returned to Australia earlier than expected, arriving back in Australia on Tuesday evening.
Steven Trigg's emergence as the new boss of one of Australian football's most famous clubs will be seen by less generous AFL observers as yet another victory for the boys' club.
Richmond has not committed to keeping admired former captain Chris Newman for a 14th season, nor to a late-season recall for what could be a farewell game for Jake King.