AFL Jordan Lewis defends Melbourne teammate Clayton Oliver as Will Schofield found not guilty of striking 2017-06-27T20:53:31.187000000+00:00 MELBOURNE veteran Jordan Lewis has defended teammate Clayton Oliver from staging accusations as West Coast’s Will Schofield successfully challenged a charge of striking the young Demon. Hawthorn coach Alastair Clarkson can keep Australian coaching role if he wants it 2017-06-27T20:53:31.181000000+00:00 HAWTHORN premiership coach Alastair Clarkson will be given first option to coach the Australian team in this year’s International Rules Series, the AFL has confirmed. How Rory Sloane can turn tables on taggers and overcome form struggles 2017-06-27T20:53:31.180000000+00:00 FORMER North Melbourne and St Kilda on-baller Nick Dal Santo has urged star Crow Rory Sloane to “mix it up” on the playing field in order to escape his recent form slump. Taylor Walker signs contract extension to remain with the Adelaide Crows 2017-06-27T20:53:31.168000000+00:00 ADELAIDE captain Taylor Walker has signed a contract extension until the end of 2021. Gerard Healy says Collingwood would be remiss not to pursue Alastair Clarkson or John Longmire 2017-06-27T20:53:31.161000000+00:00 BROWNLOW Medallist Gerard Healy says Collingwood would “be derelict in their duty” if they failed to put a contract in front of Alastair Clarkson, John Longmire or Paul Roos if they were looking to replace Nathan Buckley. Gerard Healy says Sydney should resist playing Callum Mills in the midfield as he’s too good down back 2017-06-27T20:53:31.160000000+00:00 BROWNLOW Medallist Gerard Healy says Sydney boom youngster Callum Mills has the potential to be one of the “all time great half backs.” AFL Media Watch: Clubs wary of Bulldogs free kick counts, Adam Simpson’s cheeky Clayton Oliver dig 2017-06-27T20:53:31.155000000+00:00 SEVERAL clubs have raised concerns with the AFL over free kick differentials in the Western Bulldogs’ favour in games. Dylan Shiel steps up in Josh Kelly’s absence in GWS’ win over Brisbane, young Lions show some fight 2017-06-27T20:53:31.092000000+00:00 WITH all the focus on Heath Shaw, you might have missed the other milestone man this weekend. Dane Swan’s cheeky tweet after Collingwood loss to Port Adelaide, Pies ball movement questioned 2017-06-27T20:53:31.091000000+00:00 IT WAS a frustrating afternoon for Collingwood fans on Saturday as they watched their team go down to Port Adelaide by 31 points at the MCG. Gold Coast’s Touk Miller says the Suns need to be ruthless when hunting the football 2017-06-27T20:53:31.089000000+00:00 GOLD Coast are sick of looking like a side that can be bashed and have vowed to take a ruthless edge into Sunday’s clash with St Kilda.