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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.

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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.

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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...

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2014 round 19 AFL teams

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All the ins and outs for round 19 of the 2014 AFL premiership season.

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Michael Voss calls on Richmond's Tyrone Vickery to apologise for hit on Dean Cox

The show will be hosted by former Brisbane champion and coach Michael Voss.

Daniel Cherny Tyrone Vickery should come clean and immediately apologise for his crude hit on Dean Cox, in the opinion of former Brisbane Lions coach Michael Voss.

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2014 round 18 AFL teams (week two)

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All the ins and outs for the second half of round 18 of the 2014 AFL premiership season.

Hawthorn coach calls for review panel to act faster on Friday night games

Alastair Clarkson favours faster judgments by the tribunal, at least for incidents at Friday night games.

Jesse Hogan Coaching stalwart Alastair Clarkson says the match review panel should deliver verdicts on contentious incidents in Friday night matches before the full round is completed, and hold tribunal hearings...

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AFL asks clubs to keep quiet on potential MRP incidents following Brian Lake case

Hawthorn defender Brian Lake clashes with his opponent Drew Petrie.

Daniel Cherny The AFL has written to all of its clubs asking them to keep mum on controversial on-field incidents after being displeased with the manner in which the Brian Lake choking case was played out in the...

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Brad Scott hopeful elusive winning streak imminent for Kangaroos

North Melbourne coach Brad Scott.

Jesse Hogan North Melbourne coach Brad Scott says there is no need for him to remind his players of the importance of notching consecutive wins.

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No tall order for Fremantle Dockers coach Ross Lyon

Michael Apeness seems to have shored up a forward role with Fremantle.

Brad Elborough First year Fremantle player Michael Apeness may find himself fit and in the right place at the right time of the year.

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2014 Round 17 AFL teams

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

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Kangaroos thump wayward Saints

Lindsay Thomas and Ryan Bastinac celebrate a goal.

Jesse Hogan North Melbourne backs up its win over premiers Hawthorn with a 59-point thumping of St Kilda.

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Brian Lake confident of new contract

Brian Lake

Hawthorn defender Brian Lake says he is confident of being offered a new contract for next season, despite being severely criticised by the Hawks for the infamous choke hold on North Melbourne...

AFL

2014 round 18 AFL teams

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All the ins and outs for the first half of round 18 of the 2014 AFL premiership season.

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Blues finish strongly to upset Kangaroos

Carlton's Marc Murphy gathers the ball as Levi Greenwood approaches.

Jon Pierik For those who wondered whether Mick Malthouse would find a reason to crack a smile this week, the answer came quickly.

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Jarrad Waite should swap navy blue for purple

Jake Niall

Jake Niall A move to Fremantle might be a career saver for Jarrad Waite.

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AFL boss glad Brian Lake has to front tribunal

Hawthorn defender Brian Lake chokes his opponent Drew Petrie.

AFL chief executive Gillon McLachlan admits the ugly wrestle between Brian Lake and Drew Petrie was not good for the game.