Jesse Hogan Drew Petrie does not deserve punishment for his instinctive defensive reaction at being choked by his opponent Brian Lake at the weekend.
North Melbourne coach Brad Scott has promised his club will fight Drew Petrie's misconduct charge.
Emma Quayle The match review panel looked at the grappling undertaken by both Brian Lake and Drew Petrie in isolation, rather than in combination, in deciding both deserved disciplinary action.
Jesse Hogan Brian Lake must face the tribunal on Tuesday after the match review panel declined to set its own punishment for his choke on Drew Petrie, who will also appear after shunning a reprimand.
Jesse Hogan The AFL has conclusively laid the blame for Friday night's ugly scuffle between Brian Lake and Drew Petrie at the feet of the Hawthorn defender
Matt Murnane North Melbourne's acting captain Drew Petrie is aware of the expectation surrounding his team, but insists there should be just as much round one hype surrounding their opponents Essendon...
Round 23 votes for the Age Footballer of the Year award for the 2014 premiership season.
Ronny Lerner and Lee Crossley Follow all the action from today's five AFL matches.
Jake Niall If North defeated Melbourne in this low profile encounter, the Roos would play Essendon next week.
Jesse Hogan North Melbourne, boasting its slimmest injury list for the season, is set to rest Luke McDonald and Michael Firrito as Daniel Wells, Lachie Hansen and Jamie Macmillan return for pre-finals match...
The selected teams for round 23 of the AFL season, including Saturday's all-important Fremantle v Port Adelaide clash.
The selected teams for round 22 of the AFL season, headlined by Geelong's clash with Hawthorn on Saturday night.
Peter Hanlon, Hobart Brad Scott says suspended duo Brent Harvey and Daniel Wells weren't mentioned at North Melbourne in a week that preceded a "superb" showing by his club's leadership group in a win over Adelaide that...
Peter Hanlon Jack Ziebell has powered North Melbourne to a tense seven-point AFL victory over Adelaide in Hobart that keeps open the race for finals football.
Michael Gleeson Collingwood seldom defeats Hawthorn with strong teams and this team is anything but strong.
Matt Murnane Brian Lake might have to play a game with Box Hill in the VFL to regain fitness having missed the past four games with suspension.
Matt Murnane Jack Gunston’s quicker-than-expected recovery could help ladder-leading Hawthorn partially offset the loss of Jarryd Roughead for Sunday’s top-two shaping showdown against Fremantle.
All the ins and outs for round 21 of the 2014 AFL premiership season.
Matthew Lloyd The biggest regret a player can ever have is to not fully reach their potential.
Matt Murnane North Melbourne coach Brad Scott said he saw encouraging signs from his developing key forward combination as it helped the Roos officially book their ticket for the finals with a strong win over the...