Kangaroos

Daniel Wells under scrutiny over bump as Kangaroos march on to finals

Drew Petrie appeared to dive for a crucial free-kick.

North Melbourne has all but secured September football with a 50-point win over a lukewarm Western Bulldogs side.

Western Bulldogs tagger Liam Picken: A pest to match the best?

Paul Chapman got a reprimand for striking Liam Picken.

Daniel Cherny The common denominator for a disparate set of AFL stars over the past eight years is a tough battler with a low-profile.

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Kangaroos crush under-strength Giants in Canberra

Tomas Bugg is gang-tackled.

David Polkinghorne A four-goal third-quarter blitz from North Melbourne forward Drew Petrie has helped bury Greater Western Sydney by 75 points and put his side's AFL finals push back on track.

AFL

Cats keep cool heads in win over Kangaroos

Michael Firrito of the Kangaroos tackles Shane Kersten of the Cats during Saturday night's game.

Rohan Connolly Geelong might not be quite the powerhouse it was a few seasons ago, but you still need to be right on your game to beat the Cats.

Australian Football

Kangaroos' mercenary dash still causes pain in Canberra

GWS Giants

Chris Dutton Canberrans still feel the pain of the Kangaroos' mercenary stint in the capital.

Kangaroos deserve more credit this season, says Brad Scott

Kanga capers: Lindsay Thomas  (left) and Michael Firrito share a laugh at training.

Alana Schetzer North Melbourne coach Brad Scott believes his team is getting a rough reception from fans and media over the club’s performance this year.

Kangaroos star hopes Voss can help his game

Determined: Jack Ziebell at training on Friday.

Jon Pierik As he sat with the green vest on for almost three quarters against Carlton a fortnight ago, Jack Ziebell developed somewhat of a new perspective on the game.

AFL

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.

Kangaroos will try to retain Cameron Ling

Roger Vaughan North Melbourne will make a big pitch to retain Cameron Ling as a full-time assistant if he decides to embark on an AFL coaching career.

AFL

A rivalry of note: Carlton versus Kangaroos

2012: Chris Judd feuls the tradition.

Jon Pierik There is something about the history between the Blues and Kangaroos which long-time observers believe deserves greater credence

AFL

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.

AFL

Skipper Swallow questions Kangaroos' attitude after loss to Carlton

Doubts: Andrew Swallow (left) and Ryan Bastinac.

Jon Pierik North Melbourne captain Andrew Swallow has questioned his team's attitude and has implored his men to get into the face of opponents after the Kangaroos' top-four hopes were jolted by an unexpected...

AFL

Kangaroos need to be harder on themselves, say stars

North Melbourne's loss to the Blues has left it vulnerable.

Jesse Hogan Key North players united in their belief harsh appraisals are essential to overcome habitual performance lapses.

AFL

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.

AFL

Tigers, Kangaroos and Lions could have merged: Ross Oakley

Former AFL chief executive and chairman Ross Oakley.

Jon Pierik Amid the turbulence and mergers debate of football in the 1980s, former AFL chief executive and chairman Ross Oakley has spoken of the death threats he received and has revealed there were...

AFL

Kangaroos coach wants more from team after defeating Demons

North Melbourne's Robin Nahas heads to the rooms with a suspected dislocated shoulder.

Alana Schetzer A workman-like win against a dogged Melbourne, which consolidated North Melbourne's position in the top eight, was not enough to convince Kangaroos coach Brad Scott on Sunday that his club could...

AFL

Eagles lose Darren Glass for Kangaroos clash

Justin Chadwick West Coast's bid to get their season back on track has been dealt a huge blow after skipper Darren Glass was ruled out of Sunday night's clash with North Melbourne.

AFL

Kangaroos pushing for third game in Hobart

Carl Dilena.

Jon Pierik North Melbourne will step up its bid to have a third home game in Hobart when it meets with Tasmanian officials in June.

AFL

North Melbourne Kangaroos catching AFL foes on the hop

Eyes on the prize: North Melbourne may be eyeing off a spot in the top four.

Brad Elborough North Melbourne looms as the sleeper of the first half of the 2014 AFL season.

AFL

Inconsistent Kangaroos get their chance to make a statement

Out of the shadows: North Melbourne has the chance to prove it belongs in the spotlight.

Matthew Lloyd Sunday night represents a big night for Richmond, but it is possibly an even greater test for the TIger's opponents, North Melbourne.