Underperforming wingman Lewis Jetta is again on the outer at West Coast after being dropped for tonight's clash with Sydney.
The AFL's umpiring chief is set to meet with disgruntled Sydney coach John Longmire as the Western Bulldogs move to shut down talk of free-kick favouritism.
Jobe Watson has his mojo back, and Essendon coach John Worsfold couldn't be happier despite his side losing their AFL pre-season opener.
The return of Hawthorn's Jarryd Roughead and a group of banned Bombers might bring some much-needed spark to the AFL pre-season competition amid fresh questions about its relevance.
Australian Twenty20 captain Aaron Finch says it will be difficult to build success in the short format as long as it remains at the bottom of the pecking order.
Geelong veteran Harry Taylor says the saturation of betting advertisements during AFL games is concerning for young fans.