North Melbourne Kangaroos

The ‘midfielder’s sweet spot’ is why Brisbane can win and the Kangas can’t in 2022

In 2019, GWS Giant Steve Coniglio asserted that he and fellow Giants mid Josh Kelly were each in the “sweet spot” of their AFL careers. The question is – for midfielders, just what is and where is the ‘sweet spot’ to be found; in essence the question of whether it is really a thing. Well, it...

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Demons thrive against Kangaroos

AFL: Melbourne have continued their unbeaten run, defeating North Melbourne in an emphatic performance at Marvel Stadium.

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2 days ago, Herald Sun, Melbourne Demons, North Melbourne Kangaroos

Oliver leads Demons charge, as Kangaroos show pride

Clayton Oliver almost certainly polled three Brownlow Medal votes for his part in Melbourne’s win against the Kangaroos.

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2 days ago, The Age, Melbourne Demons, North Melbourne Kangaroos

North Melbourne: Is there deja vu in the Demons?

North Melbourne coach David Noble (left) and former Melbourne coach Mark Neeld. North Melbourne and Melbourne seem to have spent much of their VFL/AFL existence in positions of complete contrast. It took the Roos 50 years after entering the competition to win their first premiership. The Demons for much...

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Round 9 – North Melbourne v Port Adelaide: Port’s forwards stand tall in Roo-molition

Port Adelaide power their way over the hapless Roos with a convincing win in their Round 9 match.

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Teal appeal: Port continues revival with 69-point thumping of struggling Kangaroos

Port Adelaide got off to a fast start and North, though they tried hard, could never really get into the contest at Blundstone Arena, Port winning by 69 points

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AFL 2022 round 9 LIVE updates: Hawthorn Hawks v Richmond Tigers, North Melbourne Kangaroos v Port Adelaide Power, St Kilda Saints v Geelong Cats, Sydney Swans v Essendon Bombers, Adelaide Crows v Brisbane Lions

Follow along for all the major moments and reactions from the AFL on this Saturday in round nine.

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1 week ago, The Age, Adelaide Crows, Brisbane Lions, Essendon Bombers, Geelong Cats, Hawthorn Hawks, North Melbourne Kangaroos, Port Adelaide Power, Richmond Tigers, St Kilda Saints, Sydney Swans

Kangaroos great warns Roos’ on-field fumbles could continue, points out grim rebuild reality

North Melbourne premiership player David King believes his former club’s on-field fortunes could get even worse before getting better, calling on the AFL world to recalibrate its expectations of senior coach David Noble.

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1 week ago, Fox Sports, North Melbourne Kangaroos

North Melbourne number one draft pick to miss Power clash

Jason Horne-Francis won’t play for North Melbourne this weekend. The midfielder has hamstring tightness that flared at training earlier this week, ruling him out of Saturday’s clash against Port Adelaide in Hobart. Horne-Francis pulled up sore after a session on Tuesday and he had not improved by training...

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‘I’ve got to be better’: North Melbourne coach David Noble opens up on post-game spray that left players a ‘bit emotional’

North Melbourne coach David Noble has spoken for the first time about the post-game spray that left some of his players “a bit emotional”.

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‘Long-term approach’: Below-par Kangaroos say rebuild will take time as frustration grows

The Kangaroos have won just one of their first eight rounds in 2022, but it’s the nature of the defeats that has the club concerned.

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1 week ago, The Age, North Melbourne Kangaroos

Why North Melbourne's start to the season “doesn’t surprise” club CEO

North Melbourne CEO Ben Amarfio admits that while he’s disappointed with North Melbourne’s poor start to the season, he’s not surprised by it. The Kangaroos have been on the receiving end of a few drubbings this year, currently occupying 17th position on the ladder, saved only by the COVID crisis at...

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1 week ago, SEN, North Melbourne Kangaroos

North Melbourne CEO speaks on Horne-Francis’ contract call

North Melbourne CEO Ben Amarfio has addressed Jason Horne-Francis’ decision to put contract talks on hold until season’s end. As first reported by SEN’s Sam Edmund, Horne-Francis and his management have paused talks on a new deal after he was edging closer to signing a contract extension on the eve of...

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North Melbourne captain backs Noble after reports of player unrest over spray

North Melbourne captain Jack Ziebell believes David Noble had nothing to apologise for after his intense post-match spray aimed at players after their Round 3 loss to Brisbane. The Herald Sun reported on Monday night that Noble’s post-match address to his players after their 108-point loss had left...

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Horne-Francis puts contract negotiations with North Melbourne on hold

North Melbourne’s prized No.1 draft pick Jason Horne-Francis has stepped away from negotiations over a new deal at the struggling club. Horne-Francis was edging closer to signing a contract extension on the eve of the season that would have tied him to Arden Street for the long-term. But it can be revealed...

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1 week ago, SEN, North Melbourne Kangaroos

‘Front up!’ – King’s blunt message to Kangaroos

AFL: Following yet another disappointing performance, David King has demanded his former team show more effort and endeavour.

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2 weeks ago, Herald Sun, North Melbourne Kangaroos

North Melbourne legend David King calls on struggling stars to ‘front up’

North Melbourne legend David King has called on his former side’s struggling stars to “front up” amid the club’s grim start to 2022.

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2 weeks ago, Fox Sports, North Melbourne Kangaroos

Internal questions being asked of North Melbourne powerbrokers as Roos drop to 1-7

SEN’s Chief Sports reporter Sam Edmund has revealed there are serious questions being asked of those in charge at North Melbourne given their hapless start to the season. The Roos sit second last, saved only by the COVID and injury crisis at West Coast, who their only win has come against. Since defeating...

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2 weeks ago, SEN, North Melbourne Kangaroos

Noble left frustrated by turnovers after North Melbourne suffers another heavy defeat

North Melbourne coach David Noble has voiced his frustration at his side’s constant turnovers following their 78-point loss to Fremantle at Optus Stadium on Friday night. The Roos were humbled 15.12 (102) to 3.6 (24) by one of the competition’s best sides as their torrid run of results this year continued,...

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Live AFL 2022, Fremantle Dockers vs North Melbourne Kangaroos, Round 8: Live scores, updates, stats, video, stream, news, blog

Fremantle is looking to continue its dream start to the 2022 season despite losing a swath of players to Covid before their clash with North Melbourne tonight.

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