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Roo cleared, brothers fined

North Melbourne captain Jack Ziebell. (AAP Image/Daniel Munoz)

NORTH Melbourne skipper Jack Ziebell is free to play against GWS, with the AFL tribunal clearing him of kneeing Richmond’s Reece Conca.

The jury found the impact Ziebell’s knee made with Conca’s head wasn’t high enough to constitute a reportable offence.

In Tuesday night’s other cases, Carlton’s Curnow brothers – Ed and Charlie – escaped with fines after the tribunal found them not guilty of making intentional contact with an AFL umpire.

Both Curnows were referred directly to the tribunal after they were deemed to have intentionally made contact with umpires during the Blues’ win over Essendon at the MCG.

But they are free to play against Melbourne after the jury instead found them guilty of careless contact and fined them each $1000.

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