North Melbourne v Adelaide Crows: AFL preview, news and how to watch live
All you need to know in the lead up to the first of three AFL matches on Kayo this Sunday (26 June), between North Melbourne and Adelaide Crows, including news updates, past history plus when and how to watch live.
After an unsuccessful trip to the Gold Coast last Sunday, Adelaide venture to Hobart to play the struggling Kangaroos.
Watch live here on Kayo and catch up on all the news in the lead-up.
Kangaroos v Crows preview
Two huge blows for an already battling Kangaroos side are No. 1 draft pick Jason Horne-Francis (suspension) and captain Jack Ziebell (facial fracture). But Tarryn Thomas earns a recall.
This will be the 17th team’s third match in Hobart this season with one more to come against Hawthorn.
Unlike North Melbourne, Adelaide did not have the bye last weekend and was hammered by Gold Coast 116 to 73.
Second-year forward Riley Thilthorpe will miss the match with an injured ankle. However, there is no stopping star midfielder Rory Laird despite some soreness.
What time is Kangaroos v Crows?
The game starts 1.10pm (AEST), 12.40pm (ACST) and 11.10am (AWST) on Sunday 26 June.
Where is it being played?
Blundstone Arena, Hobart.
How do I watch the game?
The game will be broadcast live on Kayo as part of its AFL coverage. Not only can you catch the LIVE fixture and also the replay, but if you miss the action, you can catch up with Kayo Minis and Kayo Bites.
How can I watch more Kangaroos and Crows matches?
Adelaide Crows team page on Kayo
Watch more AFL thanks to Kayo
What news do I need to know ahead of Sunday?
CodeSports has the latest news and analysis from around the AFL.
PLUS AFL SuperCoach.
History between Kangaroos and Crows
Adelaide last played North Melbourne at Hobart’s Blundstone Arena in round seven, 2017. On that occasion, it was the Roos who won 145-86 in the same year Adelaide went on to make the Grand Final.
All the ins and outs for the first match of Sunday in Hobart:
B: L.McDonald, A.Corr, J.Walker
HB: J.Archer, B.McKay, K.Turner
C: A.Hall, L.Davies-Uniacke, H.Greenwood
HF: T.Thomas, N.Larkey, P.Curtis
F: C.Zurhaar, T.Xerri, C.Taylor
FOLL: T.Goldstein, J.Simpkin, J.Anderson
I/C (from): J.Stephenson, B.Scott, A.Bonar, C.Coleman-Jones, T.Powell, C.Lazzaro, K.Hayden, F.Perez
IN: J.Archer, B.McKay, T.Thomas, C.Zurhaar, A.Bonar, C.Coleman-Jones
OUT: La.Young (suspended), J.Horne-Francis (suspended), J.Ziebell (injured)
B: T.Doedee, J.Butts, P.Parnell
HB: B.Smith, N.Murray, W.Hamill
C: J.Hately, R.Laird, J.Dawson
HF: N.McHenry, D.Fogarty, J.Soligo
F: S.McAdam, T.Walker, J.Rowe
FOLL: R.O’Brien, B.Keays, S.Berry
I/C (from): M.Crouch, J.Rachele, E.Himmelberg, W.Milera, L.Murphy, M.Hinge, H.Schoenberg, C.Jones
IN: E.Himmelberg, M.Hinge, H.Schoenberg, C.Jones
OUT: R.Thilthorpe (injured)
Live score update
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