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GAME DAY: North Melbourne v Western Bulldogs at Etihad Stadium | 3AW Radio

Lindsay Thomas is in hot water for this high tackle on Lachie Hunter.

Former MRP member Luke Ball agreed with Sam McClure’s assessment of a one-week penalty.

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North Melbourne match-winner Jarrad Waite spoke to 3AW Football on Saturday afternoon.

Waite said combination of improving his mind and his body has led to more consistent performances.

He said he’s working on his goal-kicking just about every day.

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Bulldog dynamo Jake Stringer told 3AW Football North were difficult to penetrate.

‘They took a lot of intercept marks. Their ‘plus one’ really hurt us,’ he said.

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North star Nick Dal Santo told 3AW Football the Roos love playing on Friday night.

‘It’s where we want to be, because it means you’re making progress,’ he said.

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North Melbourne has held firm in a dour battle to win by 16 points.

The Roos are now 6-0 and setting the pace in 2016.

Jarrad Waite booted four goals in a low-scoring game, while Daniel Wells won 27 touches.

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It’s tight, it’s not always pretty, and it’s North by 12 points at the main break.

Roo Jarrad Waite is the only multiple goal-kicker with two, while Dog Lachie Hunter has a game-high 24 disposals.

Click play to hear Tony Shaw and Matthew Lloyd analyse the first half


North Melbourne coach Brad Scott told 3AW Football opposition clubs have been ultra-attacking against North this season.

Scott said that’s allowed North to score freely.

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Bulldogs gun Caleb Daniel told 3AW Football he’s never let his size (or lack thereof) concern him.

‘When people said I was too short, it was motivation for me,’ Daniel said.

He also said he is hopeful Rob Murphy will play on next year.

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It’s a top-of-the-table clash as the undefeated Kangaroos host the Bulldogs.

North forward line is firing on all cylinders, but they have conceded more points than lowly Carlton.

The Dogs have had their fair share of injuries, but are playing scintillating football.

Which challenger will score a crucial win on Friday night?

Find out with the best commentary team in the game on 3AW Football.

TODAY’S LINE-UP from 6PM: Matthew Lloyd, Tony Shaw, Dwayne Russell, Bruce Eva, Mick Warner, Doc Larkins, and Sam ‘Scoop’ McClure.


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MATCH STREAM: AFL app or website

POST-MATCH REVIEW: 3AW App or click here

BELOW: Follow live commentary highlights throughout the weekend.