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Grima to make his Dons debut

The Advocate - ‎14 hours ago‎
Nathan Grima will make his Essendon debut on Saturday, with a likely match-up against Sydney's Lance Franklin or Kurt Tippett waiting for him. The 30-year-old from Evandale, one of the Bombers' top-ups, has played four VFL games, as well as practice ...
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AFL Preview: Port Adelaide v Brisbane Lions at the Adelaide Oval

Port Adelaide - ‎May 4, 2016‎
The Lions ruckman had his colours lowered by Kurt Tippett last weekend with his stronger work at stoppages and around the ground.

Ex-North Melbourne defender Nathan Grima returns to AFL football to play for Essendon

Tasmania Examiner - ‎12 hours ago‎
The 192cm Grima, who will wear the unfamiliar number 55, was named at full back to be given the hard task of manning either Kurt Tippett (203cms) or Lance Franklin (196cms). He has played several stopping jobs in the VFL that include holding ...

Pittard repays patience

The Advertiser - ‎May 4, 2016‎
Sydney's Kurt Tippett has found a new lease of life as a ruckman first and forward second. Too often over the past few years Sydney's forward 50 looked too crowded with both Lance Franklin and Tippett in it.

Crows reaping reward for forward thinking

The Advertiser - ‎May 3, 2016‎
So how did they get such an effective attack without a single top-10 national draft pick on the list - especially after two of the most highly-sought after key forwards in the competition - Jack Gunston and Kurt Tippett - left in consecutive seasons ...

Aliir hoping to inspire multicultural kids

AFL.com.au - ‎May 4, 2016‎
Aliir credits his first full pre-season playing on some of the Swans' biggest names as the reason behind his improvement and consistency in 2016.
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Match preview: Port Adelaide v Brisbane Lions

AFL.com.au - ‎May 2, 2016‎
The Lions ruckman had his colours lowered by Kurt Tippett last weekend with his stronger work at stoppages and around the ground.

Sydney teams unite against enemy Eddie McGuire

The Australian - ‎May 3, 2016‎
He still seethes at the AFL's decision to cave in on the COLA after the Swans recruited Kurt Tippett and Lance Franklin.
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What a Giant GF day would look like

Fox Sports - ‎May 2, 2016‎
Also Shane Mumford, squeezed out of Sydney because of the big money used to lure Lance Franklin and Kurt Tippett to the club.

Hunter makes Team of the Week

Western Bulldogs - ‎May 4, 2016‎
KURT TIPPETT (Sydney Swans) - Relished the tough slog at the Gabba and dominated his match-up with Lion Stefan Martin to finish the day with 36 hit-outs, 25 touches and a goal.
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Leppitsch lets loose after accusation of Swan dive

The Australian - ‎May 1, 2016‎
Kurt Tippett gave his engine room plenty of support with 36 hitouts and 25 disposals which was an outstanding effort in the wet going.
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AFL Round 7 teams - Maric dumped by the Tigers, while Cloke remains on the outer at Collingwood

Footyexperts - ‎15 hours ago‎
Some big names will be missing in action in AFL Round 7 including Ivan Maric, who has been dropped from Richmond's line up to take on Hawthorn on Friday night, while Collingwood powerhouse, Travis Cloke, continues to be on the outer and has not been ...

Team of the week

AFL.com.au - ‎May 2, 2016‎
Swan Kurt Tippett assumes the No.1 ruck role after he dominated the Brisbane Lions, with Coniglio and Adelaide hard man Rory Sloane completing the centre square set up.

Volkswagen Grassroots Grants returns in 2016

Sydney Swans - ‎May 1, 2016‎
Swans forward and Volkswagen ambassador Kurt Tippett is encouraging football clubs from around the country to apply. “It's fantastic to see the Volkswagen Grassroots Grants program back again in 2016,” Tippett said.
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Former North Melbourne defender Nathan Grima pushes case for an Essendon senior debut in VFL

Herald Sun - ‎May 1, 2016‎
With the Bombers' AFL team set to contend with Lance Franklin and Kurt Tippett this weekend, Grima thrust his hand up for senior selection with a resolute effort against Casey Scorpions in the VFL on Sunday.
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Sloane the Fantasy standout

Adelaide Crows - ‎May 2, 2016‎
Jacobs was the third-best ruck option for Round Six behind former Crow Kurt Tippett (121) and GWS youngster Rory Lobb (107).

The good, the bad and the ugly from Round 6, according to Mark Robinson

Herald Sun - ‎May 1, 2016‎
He and Kurt Tippett were the dominant big men. As usual, Luke Parker and Dan Hannebery were ferocious against a Brisbane team that wasn't lacking in that regard.

Swans look to build

Sydney Swans - ‎Apr 24, 2016‎
The Sydney Swans will look to continue to build from their strong star to the season after moving to four wins from their first five games on Saturday.
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Ruck duel key for Sinclair, Swans

dailytelegraph.com.au - ‎Apr 22, 2016‎
Sinclair will be wearing red and white and he will be working alongside one of the most improved ruckmen in the AFL, Kurt Tippett. Not only will Naitanui be without Sinclair he will also be missing Sinclair's replacement Scott Lycett who is out suspended.

SuperCoach AFL: Who starred and who flopped in Round 6

Herald Sun - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
Tom Mitchell (103), Kurt Tippett (101), Josh Kennedy (99) and Dane Rampe (97) were good. Swans duds: Callum Sinclair (33) barely had a sniff and then suffered a knee injury in the dying stages.
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