North Melbourne has bolstered its VFL side with four new signings ahead of the 2024 season, while re-signing a raft of existing players to fresh contracts.
Former Casey utility Deakyn Smith heads a quartet of arrivals as the Roos target further improvement following their wildcard round exit to the Demons in the 2023 season.
Smith joins the Kangaroos for the 2024 campaign along with young Dandenong Stingrays midfielder/forward Kade De La Rue, Sandringham Dragons forward Charlie Harrop and Mooroopna defender Coby James.
Fearless skipper and 2023 best and fairest winner Jack Watkins led the series of re-signings announced on the club's @nmfcreserves social accounts during December.
Former Hawk outside midfielder Connor Downie was next to be announced, followed by leading goalkicker Sam Lowson, who averaged two goals per game for the Roos in 2023.
Former Bulldog Louis Butler was rewarded for the dash he provides the club as a rebounding defender and his hard work at the contest.
The Kangaroos' Best Clubman for 2023, Ben Davis, also signed on next for another season under his one-time teammate at Adelaide, Tom Lynch, who leads the Roos as VFL senior coach.
Rounding out the re-signings were best and fairest runner-up Tyler Sellers, reliable forward Jamie Hope and young gun Tom Cappellari.