North Melbourne have re-signed two of their forwards in Mason Wood and Lindsay Thomas, on four- and two-year deals respectively.
They were enduring a five-game losing streak, but North Melbourne forward Ben Brown says the Roos were never too worried about their form, and always maintained the confidence they could arrest their slump.
Collingwood did not try hard enough in the first quarter of their loss to North Melbourne, an irate Nathan Buckley said.
Daniel Wells was close to being withdrawn from the Roos' side just before the game.
When they met last year, Collingwood trailed North Melbourne by 39 points at half-time, yet won.
The battle for eighth spot, the blockbuster at Simonds Stadium, Sam Mitchell's 300th game and Justin Leppitsch fighting for his job. Bit going on this round.
AFL football operations manager Mark Evans has confirmed the controversial deliberate rushed behind rule will be reviewed at the end of the season.
As North Melbourne champion Brent Harvey equals Michael Tuck’s AFL games record with an amazing 426 senior appearances, we pick his five best games.
Struggling Drew Petrie keeps his spot with Kangaroos but Jarrad Waite has again been struck down with a hip issue, to be replaced by Majak Daw.
Here's a hornet's nest for the poking. Brent Harvey this week equals Michael Tuck's VFL/AFL games record, and next week breaks it, God willing. But will that mean he has played the most games?
For many of North Melbourne's ageing stars, it really is now or never when it comes to playing finals and having a serious crack at a premiership.
Brent "Boomer" Harvey is sprinting towards his record-equalling 426th AFL game, still quick, still tough and still hungry.
Umpires cop more than their share of flak. But sometimes they don't help their own cause much.
The Michael Firrito rushed behind free kick was a tough call according to AFL football boss Mark Evans but clubs will be contacted by the AFL
Collingwood coach Nathan Buckley has piled the pressure on North Melbourne, declaring Friday night's clash a mini-final as the Magpies try to keep their season alive.
A company chaired by former AFL boss Andrew Demetriou has played a pivotal role in the hotly contested radio rights negotiations which have threatened Triple M's dominance of football broadcasting on the FM band.
North Melbourne stalwart Drew Petrie has dumped all his media commitments in a last-ditch attempt to reinvigorate his own form and kick-start the Kangaroos' dwindling season.
Days away from his record-equalling 426th AFL game, Brent Harvey is likely to put his hand up to play next year, according to his manager Shane Casley.
The race for eighth is alive. Can North be dislodged?
North Melbourne are staring down the barrel of the worst collapse by a team mid-season in football memory. They need to toughen up quick smart.