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Roos want to beat the Demons

Roos want to beat the Demons

North Melbourne secured their third straight win by defeating the Casey Demons 12.11 (83) to 11.11 (77) in a tight contest at Casey Fields

Colby McKercher goes to kick a target against Casey in the VFL. Image: Maddie Green

North Melbourne secured their third straight win by defeating the Casey Demons 12.11 (83) to 11.11 (77) in a tight contest at Casey Fields.

The Roos applied a more methodical style of play, claiming 140 marks to Casey’s 63 and leading to 379 to Casey’s 286.

Quarterback Griffin Logue (14 tackles, six interceptions) successfully returned from an ACL injury suffered in July 2023.

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Logue played the first three quarters and finished the day with an off-field practice block.

Young gun Colby McKercher (29 disposals, 22 kicks) sat out the first quarter of the game, but when he came on he was everywhere, collecting 11 touches in the second term.

Small forward Robert Hansen jnr (four goals, 17 disposals) was crucial late on, kicking two clutch goals to secure the win for the Roos.

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