Drew Petrie

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Drew Petrie unfairly punished in Brian Lake scuffle

Jesse Hogan Drew Petrie does not deserve punishment for his instinctive defensive reaction at being choked by his opponent Brian Lake at the weekend.

AFL

Drew Petrie to fight misconduct charge at AFL tribunal

Brian Lake and Drew Petrie vie for possession during Friday's game. They were later involved in a serious scrap.

North Melbourne coach Brad Scott has promised his club will fight Drew Petrie's misconduct charge.

AFL

Brian Lake, Drew Petrie charges defended by match review panel

Hawthorn defender Brian Lake chokes his opponent Drew Petrie.

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.

AFL

Brian Lake sent to AFL tribunal for choke hold on Drew Petrie

Hawthorn's Brian Lake has been referred directly to the AFL tribunal for his choke hold on Drew Petrie.

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.

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Brian Lake suspended for four matches, Drew Petrie gets reprimand

Brian Lake and Drew Petrie

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

Drew Petrie deflects North Melbourne hype

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...

Age Footballer of the Year: Round 23 votes

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Round 23 votes for the Age Footballer of the Year award for the 2014 premiership season.

AFL Express: Saturday 30 August

Essendon v Carlton AFL MCG , Dustin Fletcher , Bryce Gibbs and Dyson Heppell fly for a mark
Photo Pat Scala The Age
Sunday the 6th of April 2014

Ronny Lerner and Lee Crossley Follow all the action from today's five AFL matches.

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North tunes up with victory over improved Dees

Game plan: North Melbourne coach Brad Scott gives his Kangaroos instructions on how to stay on top of Melbourne.

Jake Niall If North defeated Melbourne in this low profile encounter, the Roos would play Essendon next week.

North Melbourne in good shape ahead of Melbourne clash

Back in town: Michael Firrito has revived his career this season.

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...

2014 AFL round 23 teams

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The selected teams for round 23 of the AFL season, including Saturday's all-important Fremantle v Port Adelaide clash.

2014 AFL round 22 teams

The selected teams for round 22 of the AFL season, headlined by Geelong's clash with Hawthorn on Saturday night.

Brad Scott praises leaders in covering North's player losses

Brad Scott  with Brent Harvey at training on Thursday.

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...

Jack Ziebell takes his chance as Crows miss theirs

North Melbourne celebrate

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.

Rubbery situations in last round of season 2014

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Michael Gleeson Collingwood seldom defeats Hawthorn with strong teams and this team is anything but strong.

Hawk Brian Lake no certainty for match against Fremantle

Brian Lake, seen here grappling with Magpie Travis Cloke, may need to regain match fitness before he plays.

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.

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Jack Gunston could make shock return for Hawthorn

Jack Gunston: rapid return.

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.

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2014 round 21 AFL teams

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All the ins and outs for round 21 of the 2014 AFL premiership season.

No time to Waite for big man to reach his potential

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Matthew Lloyd The biggest regret a player can ever have is to not fully reach their potential.

Key forwards can provide upside for Roos

Brad Scott congratulates Ryan Griffen of the Bulldogs who played his 200th game on Sunday.

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...