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Our five best footy stories of the week

We’ve been behind the scenes at the Kangas, had a high-powered gathering of some of the AFL’s biggest names, and caught up with another legend of the game.

This week has been another big one for Here’s some hand-picked highlights to catch up on the stories and people who got us talking.

Have a good weekend and enjoy the footy.

‘Elite group’ meets to change the game

Sam Mitchell, Chris Judd and Scott Pendlebury were among those to join forces at the first meeting of the Players and the Game Committee on Tuesday night. What was on the agenda? Get the full report here.

Behind the scenes at Arden Street

“I don’t even know what I’m feeling, if you had asked me a week ago I was going to quit. I still don’t even know what I want to do at the moment.” We got to hear from a brutally honest Nathan Grima when the Channel 7 cameras got incredible access at North Melbourne. See the full video now.

AFL 2015 Rd 03 - North Melbourne v Port Adelaide

Getting to know Robbie Gray

Port Adelaide superstar Robbie Gray was last year voted the best player in the competition from the coaches. He’s an incredible talent. And it’s all down to hard work. His pathway to the top is intriguing. Watch the video here.

Legends series: David ‘Swan’ McKay

McKay is Carlton royalty. He won four premierships for the Blues in a 263-game career that began in 1969 at Princes Park. How’s he feeling now the club is struggling in 2015? We asked him. And there’s a brutally honest account of his relationship with David Parkin, too. Watch now.

A fighting century from Everitt

Andrejs Everitt finally feels settled as an AFL footballer. On the eve of his 100th game, the Carlton utility has worked out what he needs to do to play his best footy. We chatted to him about his journey to a well-earned milestone.

AFL 2014 Rd 01 - Carlton v Port Adelaide