North Melbourne veteran Robbie Tarrant has told the Kangaroos he will play for Richmond next season.
AFL star Jaidyn Stephenson is preparing to spend “a while” in hospital after an alcohol-fuelled accident at his home on Friday.
A “sick and sorry” North Melbourne recruit has been rushed to hospital after breaking his hip while trying to perform a trick on his bike during a drinking session with mates.
The 2021 Brownlow Medal is touted as the closest race in recent history, though one star might make a mockery of those predictions.
The ladder is far from settled with a number of games threatening to change the finals race — and impact draft picks. Here’s all you need to know in one place.
Chris Cavanagh and Matt Turner
Brad Scott went from North Melbourne senior coach to vanishing from the AFL consciousness, so how has he now got the rails run on two of the most high-profile roles in sport?
Star North Melbourne midfielder Ben Cunnington is recovering with the support of his family after undergoing surgery to remove a testicular tumour this week.
The AFL is in emergency talks in a bid to save the season as it emerged a remarkable eight clubs have been caught up in Victoria’s latest COVID outbreak.
Glenn McFarlane and Marc McGowan
North Melbourne star Jaidyn Stephenson has apologised for insensitive comments about the coronavirus pandemic just days after his career-best performance against West Coast on Monday.
West Coast midfield bull Elliot Yeo has admitted the Eagles are ‘not in a good spot at the moment’ after suffering a third consecutive loss at the hands of cellar-dwellers North Melbourne on Monday.
West Coast duo Jeremy McGovern and Jamie Cripps have escaped with fines for separate incidents against North Melbourne’s Tarryn Thomas in Monday night’s shock 10-point loss.
West Coast players spent less time on the training track today than it took North Melbourne to kick the final four goals of Monday’s clash.
AFL commentator Gerard Whateley says Adam Simpson’s ‘uncharacteristic move’ in the final term showed just how concerned he was against North Melbourne.
Dual premiership winner David King says it’s time for West Coast coach Adam Simpson to thank veterans Josh Kennedy and Shannon Hurn and move on given “this (finals) campaign is probably over”.
Brisbane great Jonathan Brown has criticised Nic Naitanui for missing a contest in dying minutes of West Coast’s shock loss North Melbourne loss at Optus Stadium.
West Coast have lost to North Melbourne in Perth for the first time since 2014 in tonight’s 10-point defeat to the bottom-placed North Melbourne.
Jamie Cripps will face a nervous wait after being reported for an incident involving North Melbourne youngster Tarryn Thomas.
West Coast would have seen sunshine poking through the clouds when the AFL fixture saw them taking on North Melbourne on a Monday night, but mother nature had other plans.
Todd Goldstein used to think it wasn’t ‘fair’ taking on the 211cm Aaron Sandilands. Now, the Roos’ ruckman is set to steal a slice of AFL history from the retired Dockers giant.
North Melbourne coach David Noble expects West Coast to produce a savage response to their horror run of form and warned the Eagles of the last two weeks are not the team he expects to be competing against.
Craig Vozzo is confident the Eagles still have the hunger, but said the club needs to improve ‘real quick’ and not use COVID disruptions or the return of underdone stars as an excuse.
The Eagles have cut their squad to face North Melbourne on Monday, with six changes made to the side demolished by Sydney.
West Coast defender Brad Sheppard has detailed his injury scare at training on Thursday, while a forward has been ruled out for the rest of the regular season.
Alastair Clarkson used the cattle-prod to motivate Sam Mitchell, but the pair’s relationship reached crisis levels after a brutal text from the master coach.
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