North Melbourne coach, Brad Scott believes his side was lucky to escape with a seven point victory over the Saints yesterday. The Roos are now four points clear on the top of ladder after five straight wins.

Jessica Stewart reports.


It was a match worth remembering for Drew Petrie.

He’s only the 5th North player to reach 300 AFL games.

Commentator: “How perfect is that. Game three hundred.”

The Kangaroos went into the final quarter 17 points ahead.

But then the Saints drew level on the back of four straight goals, with North just managing to get over line in the end.

Brisbane Lions captain, Tom Rockliff injured his hamstring in yesterday’s 77 point loss to the Power at Adelaide Oval.

Commentator: “Back inside, Rockliff, Rockliff’s done a hammy I think, well that’s terrible news.”

Coach, Justin Leppitsch lamented his side’s dismal showing, demanding more from his experienced midfield group.

Gold Coast Suns Coach, Rodney Eade is in full support of captain and star midfielder Gary Ablett despite his underwhelming start to the season.

Ablett made the biggest impact off the field on Saturday night.

Commentator: “Fans having a crack at the players and Gary Ablett just playing the peacemaker.”

When he verbally engaged in a heated exchange with frustrated fans following the match.

Jessica Stewart, QUT News.