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Adam Cooper Melbourne recruit David Rodan expects his various experiences to be handy in mentoring his younger teammates, but is hopeful he can stay at the club long enough to see the circle of success turn.
Adam Cooper Richmond opens its doors to the future, but it will be the disappointment of the past two seasons that drives coach Damien Hardwick as he and his players fly to Cairns.
Adam Cooper Among Melbourne's younger players, Chris Dawes regularly finds himself asked for information.
Adam Cooper Former Geelong forward Shannon Byrnes showed he could be a handy acquisition.
Adam Cooper St Kilda secures a third win from four pre-season games, this time over Melbourne.
Adam Cooper Welcome to our coverage of the round one clash between Hawthorn and Collingwood from the MCG.