Essendon coach faces sack after choosing to appeal last month’s decision.
Members of Essendon's leadership group tried to persuade James Hird not to go through with his plan to appeal.
Guy McKenna has been sacked as coach of the Gold Coast Suns with a year left to run on his contract.
Now alone in his legal fight against ASADA, James Hird will challenge the Federal Court ruling.
Dons won't appeal verdict in case that found in favour of ASADA and allowed it to proceed with show-cause notices.
Demons confident they can come to a deal with Geelong for Mitch Clark, with football manager James Mahoney saying the clubs are "around about the same page".
And would any move to secure Bomber impact on Ablett's long-term future with the Gold Coast Suns?
North Melbourne has re-signed veteran defender Michael Firrito on a one-year deal.
St Kilda's football boss Chris Pelchen says the No.1 draft pick is on the market and could be traded by the club.
Adelaide has moved on Brendon Bolton with the Hawks assistant set to present to Crows' coaching panel.