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North Melbourne Kangaroos

Jim Pavlidis illustration.

No-pokies North come up aces

Kanga Tech is a patented system for reducing soft-tissue injuries developed at North Melbourne under high-performance manager Steve Saunders. The Roos swear by it, and are now selling it to the world. Hockey, soccer and basketball clubs are on board, including two in the NBA.

Merrett 'disappointed' with Plowman punch, expects MRP scrutiny

Essendon's Zach Merrett

Essendon's Zach Merrett says he is "very disappointed" with himself for punching Carlton's Lachie Plowman during the Bombers win over Carlton on Saturday, in an incident that will come under MRP scrutiny and could end the midfielder's Brownlow Medal hopes.

Hogan breaks collarbone as Roo pain continues for Demons

Jesse Hogan of the Demons is tackled

The rebuilding Roos had lost seven matches in a row coming into the game, with their decision to rest key players last weekend against Essendon raising questions about how badly Brad Scott and his team want to win games this year.

Scott scoffs at 'laughable' tanking allegations

Brad Scott

North Melbourne coach Brad Scott has labeled tanking allegations directed as his club as "laughable" and insisted creating a winning culture was more important than obtaining a top draft pick.

North, Hawks stoush looms over Tasmania

North Melbourne wants to play half its AFLW games in Tasmania.

A North Melbourne women's team could be launched into the national competition as the Tasmanian Kangaroos come 2019 should the club succeed in its bid to win an AFL Women's licence.

Essendon Bombers down North Melbourne Kangaroos

Tom Bellchambers competes with Majak Daw .

Essendon continued its push for a finals berth with a hard-fought 27-point win over North Melbourne at Etihad Stadium, the first time the Bombers have won three matches in a row under coach John Worsfold.