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Scott confident Roos can still 'right the ship'

Brad Scott confident his side has what it takes.

North Melbourne coach Brad Scott says he still has confidence the Roos can "right the ship" but admits his team's self-belief is likely to have been affected by their dramatic fall from grace.

Live AFL: Saturday night footy

Jesse White hits the pack.

Saturday promises to be a bumper day of AFL action. We now turn our attention to the night time double header that pits Adelaide against Collingwood and the Bulldogs against Gold Coast.

Wasteful Roos slump continues

Kangaroos v Port Adelaide

North departed Etihad Stadium in eighth spot, having lost five straight games, defeated convincingly by the team in ninth, and looking the most likely of the top eight sides to miss the finals.

Hop to it: What's wrong with the Roos?

Out of form: The Roos have slipped down the ladder after starting the season in fine style.

As North Melbourne rolled to their best start in club history, posting nine straight wins, no-nonsense midfielder Sam Gibson was quick to warn of the tough road ahead.

Six pointers: Your guide to round 17

Andrew Mackie is feted after his 200th game in 2014.

This week: Milestones for Scott Thompson and Andrew Mackie, Tom Boyd is back, Saints aiming to extend huge streak and Kangas out to arrest form slump

Ebert could take on Kangaroos

Port Adelaide's Brad Ebert comes from the ground after being injured.

Port Adelaide say Brad Ebert could be fit to take on North Melbourne at Etihad Stadium next Saturday despite being sent to hospital after coughing up blood following an incident in Thursday night's loss to Hawthorn.

They're back – Hawks put the squeeze on opponents

The Hawks' Josh Gibson tackles Justin Westhoff during the win against Port Adelaide on Thursday night.

The juggernaut that is Hawthorn is back. While coach Alastair Clarkson praised his side's character after their 22-point win over Port Adelaide, statistics show the Hawks are now travelling even better than they were last year.

Umpires mystify Clarkson, Hinkley

Hawks coach Alastair Clarkson was mystified by some umpiring decisions.

The umpires baffled both coaches. But Hawthorn's Alastair Clarkson and Port Adelaide's Ken Hinkley say they won't be overly critical of some bewildering calls.

Hawks knock out the Power

Port’s Tom Clurey and Hawk Jack Gunston battle it out at the Adelaide Oval.

It was Thursday Fight Night at Adelaide Oval, but it was Hawthorn who won the battle that counted, delivering Port Adelaide a virtual knock-out finals blow.

Port moves to beef up leadership

Boak leads his team onto the ground against Geelong.

Port Adelaide chief executive Keith Thomas began attending the Monday leadership post-mortems at the end of April, recognising that Travis Boak and his senior team-mates needed to expand their team management skills

Do byes in one week: Hinkley

Hinkley wants the byes to take place on one weekend.

Port Adelaide coach Ken Hinkley considers Thursday night football a great part of the game, but wants to see an end to each club having a bye over three rounds.

Hawks ready for physical Power

Alastair Clarkson says his Hawks are prepared for a physical match against Port Adelaide.

Hawthorn coach Alastair Clarkson has thrown down the gauntlet to Port Adelaide, challenging them to bring on the physicality in Thursday night's clash at the Adelaide Oval. 

Koch adamant China game will go ahead

David Koch.

Port Adelaide remains bullish that it will play a game for premiership points in China in 2017, despite concerns from within the AFL about feasibility and logistics.