Collingwood coach Nathan Buckley says the main training session on Wednesday will be crucial in determining whether key talls Ben Reid and Jesse White line up in the season opener Fremantle on Friday night.
Captain Nick Riewoldt says his leadership will be more important than ever.
Former Melbourne coach and Adelaide senior assistant coach Dean Bailey, 47, died Tuesday morning after a short battle with cancer.
Essendon great Matthew Lloyd reveals Bombers' players mental well-being has been impacted by the supplements saga.
St Kilda will debut at least one if not two midfielders in the season opener against Melbourne.
Collingwood legend has questioned why the Pies have given coach Nathan Buckley a two-year extension.
Lance Franklin will make his eagerly anticipated season debut for his new club in a strong Sydney team almost unrecognisable from the injury-ravaged side of last year's finals.
While player agents may be concerned, Geelong chief executive Brian Cook does not believe the expected abolition of the veterans' allowance will have a great impact on the retention of seasoned players.
The Gold Coast Suns have agreed in principle with coach Guy McKenna to extend his contract.
Jake Carlisle is free to take his place in Essendon's round one line-up, after being cleared of a kneeing charge by the match review panel.