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Damian Barrett

AFL

Melbourne, FL, United States

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Suns, Dees to meet with Commission after disastrous seasons

Officials from the bottom two teams will present to the AFL Commission next Tuesday → Read More

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BARRETT: Two games of the season, one magical round

Round 22 was promoted as a blockbuster and it more than lived up to the hype, writes Damian Barrett → Read More

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BARRETT: In Rance's mind, it's full speed ahead for finals

Champion Tiger could potentially return in the VFL within two weeks, plus the fairytale rolls on in Brisbane and there's a clear winner in the AFL's most watchable player stakes → Read More

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Sliding Doors: IF that was Stephen Silvagni spotted in Adelaide ... THEN

SOS, Ken Hinkley's team selections, Roos' coaching process, Bont's Brownlow, plus more in the Doors' spotlight → Read More

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Ten Knock-on Effects: When Roos catch cold, Saints sneeze, North pays big

The impact of North Melbourne and Brad Scott 'uncoupling' has been profound, writes Damian Barrett → Read More

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BARRETT: The 'Any Given Sunday' era has finally arrived

After years of obstacles, the AFL's long-held vision came to life in round 15. Plus, North's Longmire chase gets complication and why Kennett's apology deserves questioning again → Read More

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Sliding Doors: IF you hear the Jaws music ... THEN

Melbourne, Nat Fyfe, Gary Ablett, Devon Smith, and Carlton's backline are all in the Sliding Doors' spotlight → Read More

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BARRETT: Time to unleash the Suns' hard man

Suns chairman Tony Cochrane must act quickly and ruthlessly → Read More

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BARRETT: Hitting the hard road of change

Season has shown clubs that make bold calls can flip the script → Read More

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Sliding Doors: round one

IF big Roo Todd Goldstein has a quiet night ... THEN → Read More

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Sliding Doors: Grand Final week

If one name keeps coming up as a trade option out of the Eagles ... → Read More

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Barrett: Is Stringer the next Dustin Martin?

The similarities between 2013 Dusty and 2017 Stringer are obvious → Read More

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Sliding Doors: Finals, week three

If the outs in Smith and McGovern are worrying ... then the ins of Sloane and Otten slightly ease that feeling. But only slightly. If the Lions really want to keep Rocky ... then they're going to have to up their initial offer. Don't think they will. Blues looming larger by the minute, Port Adelaide still in the mix If the final ladder positions in the past four seasons read 16th, 14th, 18th,… → Read More

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BARRETT: Suns hypocritical in contract stoushes

The Suns' pursuit of Port coach reignites Koch v Cochrane fight → Read More

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Sliding Doors: Finals, week two

IF it's Out: Bryce Gibbs, and In: Tom Rockliff ... THEN → Read More

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Sliding Doors: Finals, week one

If Freo noticed the jungle drums getting louder during the week ... → Read More

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BARRETT: No doom, no gloom for resilient Crows

Brave Adelaide deserves the ultimate success, writes Damian Barrett → Read More

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Sliding Doors: Before the finals

If your team finishes 13th, after 12th, 11th and eighth before that ... then → Read More

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BARRETT: Who's the best? 2007 retirees v 2017

Ten years apart, which batch of retiring greats was best? → Read More

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Sliding Doors: round 21

If 2017 has taught us anything ... then ... it is that most out-of-contract players won't be affected by scrutiny around their futures. A real credit to Lever and McGovern, who have both performed exceptionally in this premiership-favourite outfit. If you very suddenly go from being regular outsiders in games of footy to a pronounced favourite in this one ... then ... that can play tricks with… → Read More