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Matt Campbell

Last played for North Melbourne Kangaroos in 2012
Games: 82     Born: January 21, 1987     Origin: Pioneers
Playing Height: 170cm     Playing Weight: 72kg     Position: Forward
Last Drafted: Round 3, Pick #34 2006 Rookie Draft by North Melbourne Kangaroos
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Matt Campbell Biography

Monday, 29 October 2012
North Melbourne has delisted five senior players, including Matt Campbell and Cruize Garlett, as well as three rookies Malcolm Lynch, Brad Mangan and Gavin Urquhart.
Tuesday, 16 October 2012
North Melbourne has agreed to trade Matt Campbell, agreeing it is best for the 79-game Roo to find a new club.

"Matty is looking for a new home. Both Matt and the club have agreed this is the best path forward," North Melbourne's football chief Donald McDonald said.

"Like the other players, we will have to wait until the trade period is over before we confirm anything."

Wednesday, 12 September 2012
North Melbourne small forward Matt Campbell is arrested after an incident at Crown Casino.

"We've been advised Matthew Campbell was asked to leave Crown Casino at about 1am but upon refusing, he had to be removed by security," North interim chief executive Cam Vale said.

"Matt is then alleged to have damaged a parked car belonging to a casino staff member. Matt was detained until police arrived and was later interviewed and released.

"We know Matt was drinking prior to the incident and we are bitterly disappointed with his behaviour. We are still to determine the next course of action regarding a club-imposed sanction."

Wednesday, 21 March 2012
Matt Campbell says he contemplated leaving the club at the end of 2011.

"I just think you get a bit frustrated with injuries and you start to wonder whether a fresh start is the thing for you," Campbell said.

"But through the whole of trade week my heart remained at North. I was still talking to North and still trying to nut the details out. My first priority was to sign with North Melbourne and I ending up getting the (two-year) deal."

Wednesday, 19 October 2011
North Melbourne's Michael Firrito and Matt Campbell have received contract extensions.

"Mick has a terrific opportunity to assume more leadership responsibility with the retirement of Brady Rawlings," chief of football Donald McDonald said about Firrito's signing.

"We're extremely pleased to have Matty re-sign with the club for another two seasons. For him personally it's a great opportunity to build on his strong finish to the year following some bad luck with injuries."

Tuesday, 13 April 2010
North Melbourne goalsneak Matt Campbell will miss the next six weeks after rolling an ankle while playing for the Kangaroos' VFL affiliate North Ballarat.
Sunday, 8 February 2009
North Melbourne's Matt Campbell was overlooked for two national drafts, sneaked into the AFL through the rookie draft in 2006 - and now is a Polly Farmer medallist.
Monday, 3 December 2007
Several Kangaroos players including Aaron Edwards, Shannon Grant and Hamish McIntosh are involved in an altercation with security and police.

Edwards, in particular, is reported to have been significantly drunk and will face disciplinary action by the club.

The players were attending a concert at Scotchmans Hill winery at Drysdale, near Geelong.

Another Kangaroo, Matt Campbell, was charged with resisting arrest and being drunk in public in an unrelated incident.

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