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Sport Roos, AFLPA fuming after Ziebell injury

17:16  10 june  2018
17:16  10 june  2018 Source:

Kangaroos cruise past wounded Lions in AFL

  Kangaroos cruise past wounded Lions in AFL <p>North Melbourne have consolidated their spot in the top eight with a 54-point AFL win over a depleted Brisbane outfit at Etihad Stadium.</p>The Lions suffered a disastrous injury toll and played the second half of the 21.15 (141) to 12.15 (87) AFL defeat on Sunday with just one fit player on the bench.

NORTH Melbourne midfielder Jack Ziebell will continue to work on techniques to avoid serious injury after suffering concussion against Richmond in Saturday's NAB Challenge match. WATCH: Brad Scott happy with the Roos , unhappy with the roof.

WITH a double hip replacement on his horizon, ex-Richmond defender Kelvin Moore is the perfect example of someone who'll benefit directly from the new AFL Players ' Injury and Hardship Fund. Announced by the AFLPA on Tuesday after it was successfully negotiated in last year's collective

  Roos, AFLPA fuming after Ziebell injury © Getty Images The AFL Players Association has called for a review of LED signage at all league venues after cuts forced Jack Ziebell from the field.

The North Melbourne captain had to go to the changerooms during the third quarter of Saturday's loss to the Cats in Geelong for treatment.

He cut his knees on the boundary line signage.

Geelong pair Mark Blicavs and Zach Tuohy also suffered cuts on the electronic signage earlier this season at Perth's Optus Stadium.

"This is clearly an unacceptable outcome, particularly given the incidents at Optus Stadium from earlier in the season" players association official James Gallagher said in a statement.

Rance slammed for milking free kick

  Rance slammed for milking free kick Wayne Carey and Paul Roos are unimpressed with Alex Rance's free kick in the big Richmond win over Essendon.Rance, the AFL's best key defender, is in the spotlight for an incident in the third quarter of Saturday night's Dreamtime At The 'G win over Essendon.

Kangaroos coach Brad Scott has hit out at the AFL after captain Jack Ziebell ‘sliced’ open both knees after colliding with signage at Geelong’s GMHBA Stadium. Three Giants players suffer injuries within the space of 30 seconds.

GEELONG forward Daniel Menzel expects the AFL and AFLPA to look into the surface at Etihad Stadium after he suffered an ankle injury in Saturday night's win over North Melbourne. "It's obviously one that'll be in the AFL and AFLPA 's ( players association ) hands.

"We've spoken to the AFL this morning and urged it to conduct a review of all LED fencing at AFL venues as a matter of priority.

"A safe working environment for all players is an absolute non-negotiable for our members and we trust the AFL and venues will take the necessary measures to ensure this doesn't happen again."

North coach Brad Scott was fuming post-match over the incident and Kangaroos star Shaun Higgins noted it forced Ziebell out of the game for an extended period.

"The inconvenience for us is that he missed a large portion of the game, because he had to go down into the room," he told Channel Seven's Game Day.

"It wasn't a major cut, but he missed eight or nine minutes."

Is there a rift in the Socceroos camp already? Tim Cahill left 'FUMING' after being snubbed for Australia's 2-1 World Cup loss to France .
Tim Cahill was apparently furious that he was not selected to play in the Socceroos' first game of the World Cup. Reporter Dave Davutovic has claimed he was 'privately fuming.'Australia's most famous player, 38, was left on the bench for the entirety of the 2-1 loss to France on Saturday.

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