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Jack Grimes says Demons must build on line-in-the-sand win

Jon Pierik Melbourne co-captain Jack Grimes hopes a breakthrough win against Carlton was a ‘‘line-in-the-sand’’ moment for the Demons, as they take aim at the visiting Gold Coast Suns on...

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James Frawley at home on Demons' forward line

Chris Dawes and James Frawley are likely to share the forward line again this weekend for Melbourne.

Daniel Cherny Entering the season, if there was one area on the field to engender confidence in Melbourne fans, it was the forward line.

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The heart of the Demons

Sharing the joy:  Nathan Jones high-fives the fans after Melbourne beat Carlton.

Martin Flanagan There's a lot more to Nathan Jones than you see on the football field. It's not a mask he wears out there; it's a blanket mental attitude.

Demons tighten up in defence

Demons coach Paul Roos speaks to the media on Monday.

Jesse Hogan Melbourne is toughening up in defence, much to the delight of coach Paul Roos.

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Sydney Swans to monitor Kurt Tippett's back ahead of possible return

Andrew Wu Sydney will monitor Kurt Tippett's back before deciding whether they will unleash the forward alongside Lance Franklin for the club's first clash with former coach Paul Roos on Saturday.

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Giants prove too strong in the end for Demons

Melbourne players look dejected as they leave the field after being defeated by the GWS Giants.

David Sygall and Adrian Warren, Sydney Greater Western Sydney showed it can grind out a win in tough conditions with a 32-point victory over struggling Melbourne on Sunday.

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Demons take a small step - not a giant one: Roos

Demons coach Paul Roos shows his frustration on the sidelines during the match against Greater Western Sydney.

David Sygall Melbourne coach says hard to tell whether his team has made any progress.

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Carlton's youngsters in running to debut against winless Demons

Patrick Cripps

Jon Pierik As Carlton looks to regroup ahead of Saturday's clash against fellow winless side Melbourne, the Blues will consider unveiling two of the youngsters they hope will eventually form part of their next...

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Demons in massive loss to Eagles

Josh Kennedy of the Eagles

Michael Gleeson In the first term Melbourne failed to get a centre hit out, they failed to get a centre clearance. they failed to get a goal.

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Paul Roos says Demons will undergo big changes

Melbourne could field a new-look team this Sunday as coach Paul Roos tries to rebuild the AFL strugglers.

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Jeremy Cameron fit to face battling Demons

CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 28:  Jeremy Cameron of the Giants celebrates after kicking a goal during the round five AFL match between the Greater Western Sydney Giants and the Western Bulldogs at Manuka Oval on April 28, 2012 in Canberra, Australia.  (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)

GWS spearhead Jeremy Cameron has recovered from a couple of knocks and will be fit and ready to inflict some more pain on battling Melbourne.

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GWS Giants to start favourites against Demons

Jonathan Giles celebrates a goal against Melbourne last August.

Winless Melbourne side considered the underdogs for their clash with GWS Giants on Sunday.

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West Coast Eagles keen to avoid ping-pong against Melbourne Demons

Justin Chadwick New West Coast coach Adam Simpson does not mind a game of table tennis, but don't try bringing ping-pong tactics out on to the footy field.

Melbourne Demons to go back to school, says coach Paul Roos

Front and centre: Demon Jack Watts marks despite Saint Jarryn Geary’s efforts to spoil during St Kilda’s 17-point win.

Ben McKay Despite being brought back to earth by the Saints, Melbourne coach Paul Roos still has faith.

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James Frawley can walk away from Demons

Free to roam: James Frawley.

Jake Niall James Frawley can cross to the club of his choice if he wishes, without Melbourne being able to match a rival offer.

Can Paul Roos stop the rot at Melbourne Demons?

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Garry Lyon Melbourne heads into its first game of the season in the unfamiliar position of favourites.

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Demons seek their next coach

Melbourne coach Paul Roos

Melbourne are hoping to have a successor in place for coach Paul Roos before the end of this AFL season.

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Defender James Frawley puts contract talks with Melbourne Demons on hold

James Frawley.

Michael Gleeson, Jake Niall Melbourne key defender James Frawley, one of the league's most attractive free agents, has put contract talks on hold until he sees 'the direction of the club' in 2014.

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Demons increase spending as they look to lift fortunes

Melbourne chief executive Peter Jackso

Ben McKay Melbourne seeks an antidote to the woes that surrounded the club last season.

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It takes more than money - Demons CEO

Peter Jackson.

Stathi Paxinos Culture and list management – and not how wealthy the club was – were the keys to winning premierships and were forming the basis the Paul Roos-led era at Melbourne, chief executive Peter Jackson...