North Melbourne Kangaroos

Former coach addresses Horne-Francis’ desire to leave North Melbourne

Former North Melbourne coach David Noble has commented on Jason Horne-Francis’ desire to leave Arden Street. The No.1 draft pick has requested a trade out of the club and back to South Australia after just one season in the royal blue and white. Noble was the first AFL coach of Horne-Francis and although...

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17 hours ago, SEN, North Melbourne Kangaroos

North Melbourne declares “real interest” in talented Saint

North Melbourne has declared an interest in St Kilda midfielder Hunter Clark. The Roos are tipped to be active in the 2022 trade period after finishing with the wooden spoon this year and have already attracted the likes of Fremantle duo Griffin Logue and Darcy Tucker. SEN Chief Sports Reporter Sam Edmund...

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20 hours ago, SEN, North Melbourne Kangaroos, St Kilda Saints

Tarryn Thomas “wrestling“ with handing in trade request at North Melbourne

North Melbourne’s Tarryn Thomas is a “live” watch to request a move away from the club during the trade period. According to SEN Chief Sports Reporter Sam Edmund, Thomas is a chance to seek a move away from Arden St in what would represent another blow after teammate Jason Horne-Francis handed in a trade...

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20 hours ago, SEN, North Melbourne Kangaroos

Cornes says North Melbourne president has “gone quiet” after “victory lap”

Kane Cornes can’t remember a worse situation than what North Melbourne finds themselves in after Jason Horne-Francis’ trade request. The number one draft pick’s trade request has come less than a fortnight after coach Alastair Clarkson was forced to step away from his role amid the AFL’s investigation...

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23 hours ago, SEN, North Melbourne Kangaroos

“His greatest worth is now”: AFL legends urge Kangaroos to cash in on Horne-Francis

AFL great Matthew Lloyd believes North Melbourne should accept Jason Horne-Francis’ trade request and send him to Port Adelaide this off-season. AFL Media’s Cal Twomey broke the news on Sunday night that last year’s no. 1 pick wanted to return home, and Port Adelaide great Kane Cornes revealed that the...

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1 day ago, SEN, North Melbourne Kangaroos

Noble speaks on North Melbourne departure

For the first time since departing North Melbourne, David Noble has elaborated on the reasons behind his exit from Arden Street. Noble departed the Roos following Round 17 after 14 straight losses in a disastrous season for the club. Both Noble and North Melbourne president Sonja Hood stressed it was...

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3 days ago, SEN, North Melbourne Kangaroos

‘Whatever you need’: Ex-Kangaroo rejects key criticism of ‘fantastic’ new Bombers coach

Former North Melbourne star Nick Dal Santo has backed in Essendon’s appointment of his former coach Brad Scott.

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3 days ago, Fox Sports, Essendon Bombers, North Melbourne Kangaroos

North Melbourne’s budget: Secure Logue and find “the next Lipinski”

Every club has a wishlist but every club also has a budget. But not many out there know exactly what is on said list or exactly what each club has up their sleeve to spend. Josh Jenkins has given each of the 18 clubs a round $1 million figure to spend THIS trade period on a player or players they require. This...

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3 days ago, SEN, North Melbourne Kangaroos

Player agent says Clarkson uncertainty won’t affect Logue’s move to Kangaroos

AFL player agent Colin Young doesn’t expect the mystery surrounding Alastair Clarkson’s future to affect players headed to North Melbourne this trade period. Clarkson stood down from his role with the Kangaroos after he was implicated in reports alleging mistreatment of Indigenous and First Nations players...

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3 days ago, SEN, North Melbourne Kangaroos

Wilson “can’t see” Clarkson coaching Kangaroos in 2023

The Age’s Caroline Wilson doesn’t expect Alastair Clarkson to coach North Melbourne next season. Clarkson stood down from his role with the Kangaroos after allegations were made against him and other figures over the mistreatment of Indigenous and First Nations players during his time at Hawthorn. The...

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5 days ago, SEN, North Melbourne Kangaroos

Saint “weighing up” Kangaroos backflip amid Clarkson “uncertainty”

St Kilda’s Hunter Clark is reportedly considering backflipping on his touted trade to North Melbourne. Clark was originally considered “likely” to land at Arden Street this off-season, but SEN’s Sam Edmund believes uncertainty around Alastair Clarkson’s future could see him stay put at Moorabbin. With...

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5 days ago, SEN, North Melbourne Kangaroos, St Kilda Saints

Kangaroos’ assistance package pick expected to unlock Griffin Logue trade

North Melbourne is expected to use the first of their two picks from the AFL’s assistance package to acquire Fremantle’s Griffin Logue. The Dockers defender is one of several players to request a trade away from the club, with the Kangaroos the destination of choice. With North Melbourne receiving a...

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5 days ago, SEN, North Melbourne Kangaroos

Noble reveals why Kangaroos rated Horne-Francis over Daicos in 2021 draft

After one of the best debut seasons of all time, the question has been asked why Collingwood’s Nick Daicos wasn’t taken at pick no. 1 in the 2021 National Draft. While Daicos was always heading to the Magpies as a father-son selection, Collingwood would have been thrilled to have Oakleigh Chargers product...

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6 days ago, SEN, North Melbourne Kangaroos

How a Clarkson Zoom call got Logue “over the line” for North Melbourne

AFL player manager Colin Young expects his client Griffin Logue to be traded from Fremantle to North Melbourne this off-season. While Young is yet to engage talks between the Kangaroos and Dockers, he feels Logue’s uncontracted status means he’ll be able to head to his club of choice at Arden Street. “I...

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1 week ago, SEN, North Melbourne Kangaroos

Will Hawks review change Kangaroos recruits’ calls?

The cloud hanging over the head of North Melbourne coach Alastair Clarkson will not dissuade players including Griffin Logue from progressing with their trade requests to get to Arden Street.

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1 week ago, Herald Sun, Hawthorn Hawks, North Melbourne Kangaroos

‘We’re in the dark right now’: Kangaroos in chaos after bombshell Clarkson allegations

North Melbourne have been left reeling from bombshell allegations directed at incoming coach Alastair Clarkson.

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1 week ago, Fox Sports, North Melbourne Kangaroos

North Melbourne and Brisbane must sack Clarkson and Fagan after Hawthorn racism revelations

If you haven’t read Russell Jackson’s incredible, harrowing recount on the ABC of the extraordinary racism revealed in Hawthorn’s external review into the last two decades, then here is where to start. More AFL North Melbourne...

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1 week ago, The Roar, Brisbane Lions, Hawthorn Hawks, North Melbourne Kangaroos

Report: North Melbourne's AFL compensation revealed

North Melbourne will be granted two additional draft picks as part of their special assistance compensation from the AFL. The Age is reporting that the Roos will receive a 2023 second round pick and a 2023 third rounder from the AFL – though these picks both must be traded. The picks seemingly must also...

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2 weeks ago, SEN, North Melbourne Kangaroos

AFLW Wrap: Kangaroos continue to impress, Saints fail to turn up and Port claim first victory with Sydney annihilation

North Melbourne The Kangas continue to impress me. The way they move the footy around the ground and keep the pressure on teams all game long proves to me that they will be a top-four side this season. It feels like nobody is talking about the Kangaroos, and the competition and the media will...

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2 weeks ago, The Roar, North Melbourne Kangaroos, St Kilda Saints

Kangaroos great King reflects on “soul-destroying” prelim loss to Cats

David King and Liam Pickering have taken a look back at the famous 1994 Preliminary Final between North Melbourne and Geelong. The game will be remembered by football fans forever with Gary Ablett kicking a goal after the siren to send the Cats into a Grand Final. Having won through to the Preliminary...

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2 weeks ago, SEN, Geelong Cats, North Melbourne Kangaroos

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