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Kangaroo Brent Harvey faces nervous wait over Joel Selwood head clash

Jon Pierik North Melbourne veteran Brent Harvey faces an anxious wait, with opinion divided over whether he faces suspension from Friday night's preliminary final against the Sydney Swans.

Kevin Bartlett suggests Gary Ablett might be greatest AFL player ever

Joel Selwood chats with Gary Ablett and his partner, Jordan Papalia, at the All Australian team announcement ceremony on Tuesday night.

Ronny Lerner Former Richmond great Kevin Bartlett has suggested Gary Ablett might be the greatest player of all time and it's becoming increasingly harder to argue with the Richmond legend.

Joel Selwood, Lance Franklin cleared by AFL match review panel

Cleared: Joel Selwood.

Jesse Hogan No players are facing suspension heading into the final round of the home-and-away season.

Sydney Swans breathe easy after Adam Goodes cleared of high shot on Joel Selwood

Andrew Wu Adam Goodes is free to play Gold Coast this week after being cleared by the match review panel for his high hit on Joel Selwood.

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Joel Selwood hurts hamstring in Alice Springs

Hard: Joel Selwood, had he been born in a different time, may have swung an axe instead of a handball.

Geelong captain Joel Selwood has suffered a hamstring injury and is out of the AFL pre-season game against Melbourne in Alice Springs.

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Geelong captain Joel Selwood confident of round one start

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Matt Murnane Scans have confirmed Geelong's insistence that Joel Selwood's pre-season hamstring scare was only minor.

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Demons co-captain Nathan Jones aspires to emulate Geelong's Joel Selwood

Nathan Jones runs with the ball during a Melbourne Demons training session

Ashley Porter Melbourne co-captain says Joel Selwood's leadership qualities were those he looks up to.

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Geelong confident on Joel Selwood's fitness

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Matt Murnane Geelong is "supremely confident" Joel Selwood will be ready for round one, and is satisfied his pre-season interrupted by injury won't prevent him from reaching his lofty standards.

Gary Ablett named in All-Australian team for eighth time

Gary Ablett.

Ronny Lerner Gary Ablett has further enhanced his status as one of the all-time greats after being named in the All-Australian team for a record-equalling eighth time.

A verdict written in blood

Jesse Hogan Whether Boomer would play for North Melbourne on Friday night hinged solely on whether the head clash he initiated was considered forceful impact.

Relieved Harvey is in the clear

Matt Murnane Brent Harvey may have Joel Selwood to thank for winning his appeal against a one-match suspension.

2014 AFL All-Australian team announcement

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Ronny Lerner Return here for live coverage of the naming of the 2014 AFL All-Australian team.

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Relieved Brent Harvey in clear over rough conduct charge

Brent Harvey arrives at the tribunal.

Matt Murnane Favourable evidence from Geelong captain Joel Selwood has helped Brent Harvey beat his AFL Tribunal charge and ensured the North Melbourne star will be available for Friday night's preliminary final...

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Geelong report card: All is far from lost

Tom Hawkins outjumps
Hawthorn’s Josh Gibson.

Matt Murnane Throughout the season the Cats had been struggling to play four quarters.

Brent Harvey should not have been at tribunal, says AFL Players Association

Ian Prendergast says it is wrong if every head clash is penalised.

Jon Pierik The AFL Players Association has labelled the tribunal system as unfair and says North Melbourne star Brent Harvey would not have been hauled before the judiciary under its alternate plan.

An exercise in stupidity: Brent Harvey, Nat Fyfe and AFL head contact

Brent Harvey during a training session on Monday.

Simon White If Boomer hadn't been eligible to play on Friday night, it would really have been a product of his own stupidity. Not the fault of the MRP nor Joel Selwood's propensity for bleeding.

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Brent Harvey penalty triggered by blood, match review panel says

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Jesse Hogan Brent Harvey would likely have escaped punishment for his bump on Joel Selwood had the Geelong skipper not bled after it, the match review panel has confirmed.

Brent Harvey MRP decision provokes support and outrage, but may not help him escape ban

Will Brodie Supportive testimony from Geelong captain Joel Selwood may not help North Melbourne star Brent Harvey avoid a one week ban at the AFL Tribunal on Tuesday night.

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Recovery Session: Boom, boom, boom, go back to your room

Brent Harvey (right) with Nick Dal Santo and Luke McDonald during a North Melbourne training session on Monday.

Michael Gleeson Brent Harvey has been done by the Little Aussie Bleeder Joel Selwood.

All-Australians: a team brimming with new faces

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Rohan Connolly Whichever players end up being announced this year's All Australians on Tuesday evening, no one will be able to argue there has not been a significant changing of the guard.