Coaches with AFL clubs have been told to apply for Centrelink payments or pick up a job as a manual labourer.
The AFL’s fight to survive the coronavirus crisis continues on several fronts, with a war of words between modern-day players and former greats opening up.
The AFL wants to cut wages by far more than the 50 per cent that was agreed to, players claim.
Struggling sporting codes won’t be bailed out by broadcasters if hundreds of millions of dollars of sporting rights are not paid.
The disparity in the wealth between AFL footballers is proving a stumbling block to an agreement on the wage sacrifice players are prepared to make.
The exodus of players from AFL clubs due to the coronavirus crisis continued on Tuesday with several of the code’s Irish contingent returning to Europe.
They’re older athletes. Vulnerable athletes. Athletes in danger of having their careers abruptly ended by COVID-19.
Some of Australian football’s biggest names have accepted a 51 per cent pay cut in recognition of the unprecedented peril facing the AFL.
Monday afternoon, and Giants stars Toby Greene and Heath Shaw were making an unexpected road trip.
Football clubs have begun the challenging task of identifying how best to prepare their players should the AFL season resume this season.
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Indonesia is suffering a high ratio of doctor deaths amid warnings its health system may not cope with an ‘Italy-level outbreak’.
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With millions of lives at stake, three Brisbane scientists believe they have come up with a COVID-19 vaccine that will work.
Health crisisNatasha Robinson
Australia could run out of ICU beds to treat virus patients in as few as 10 days if infections continue to rise at the current rate.