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Kangaroos end Bombers season with stirring comeback

North Melbourne 14.9 (93) defeated Essendon 12.9 (81)

The Kangaroos stormed home in the second half of the Elimination final to run over the top of Essendon and setup a clash with Geelong next week, in a pulsating contest played in front of almost 80,000 fans at the MCG on Saturday night.

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AFL Round 16 Preview – North Melbourne v Hawthorn

 North Melbourne v Hawthorn

Etihad Stadium, Friday July 4, 7:50pm AEST

The opening game of Round 16 sees a clash of two teams who couldn’t have had more contrasting results last weekend, top of the ladder Hawthorn versus 7th placed North Melbourne.

The Hawks come off a strong win over the Gold Coast Suns at Aurora Stadium. In a game that was competitive for much of the first half the Hawks put their foot on the gas just before half time and blew the Suns away, scoring 57 points straight without the Suns hitting the scoreboard at one point. The only negative to come out of the game was yet another serious hamstring injury to star small forward Cyril Rioli, who looks set to miss at least the next 2 months.

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