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The Saints are looking to return to the top eight when they play the Dockers, while the Power host the Giants in Adelaide.

Earlier, the Suns pipped the Tigers at full-time in a thrilling finish, while the Magpies edged the Kangaroos.

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Suns pip Tigers at the death

Noah Anderson celebrates kicking the winning goal for Suns
Noah Anderson was the hero for the Suns with his clutch goal.(AAP: Dave Hunt)

Gold Coast’s Noah Anderson kicked the winning goal after the final siren to seal a remarkable comeback win for the Suns over Richmond in Carrara.

Down by 40 points early in the third quarter, and 28 at the final turn, Anderson’s ice-cold finish secured a 14.10 (94) to 13.14 (92) victory that keeps their hopes of a finals berth alive.

Ex-Tiger Mabior Chol scored with a minute to play to get the Suns within a goal and it was Anderson who got the ball as the clock wound down after a smart pass from Sam Day.

The win moves the Suns within four points of the eighth-placed Tigers, who were their own worst enemy in the final quarter as they butchered several golden opportunities to ice the match.

Maurice Rioli and Jake Aarts were both guilty, while Jason Castagna somehow managed to get his shot on goal smothered by Suns defender Charlie Ballard despite having had the freedom of the 50-meter arc.

Chol finished with three goals for the Suns, with Anderson and Ben Ainsworth kicking two each.

Richmond, playing without injured superstar Dustin Martin, lost key forward Tom Lynch early due to a hamstring strain.

Shai Bolton stepped into the void with a three-goal, 29 disposal performance that included eight clearances. Jack Riewoldt also kicked three goals.

Noah Cumberland, the medical substitute in place of Lynch, finished with two goals but was also guilty of missing some regulation shots as the Tigers were made to rue their profligacy.

Trailling by 34 points after an underwhelming first half, Gold Coast responded with a better effort in the third term, with goals to Ainsworth and Touk Miller sparking some hope of a fightback.

Chol booted his second to make it three in a row and cut the margin to 20 points.

A free kick against Jack Bowes presented Aarts with a chance to score and he stopped the rot with a good finish for the Tigers.

A mix-up between Bowes and Sam Collins in a marking contest allowed Bolton to find Riewoldt, whose finish ensured the Tigers were 28 clear at the final turn.

The Suns started the fourth quarter with goals to David Swallow and Anderson, before Riewoldt kicked a wonderful finish with the outside of his right foot from the pocket to again halt the home team’s momentum.

Goals to Day and Matt Rowell either side of Castagna’s miss with the goal at his mercy cut the margin to 11 points with less than four minutes to play.

Ainsworth had the chance to cut the margin to under a kick with two and a half minutes to play but sprayed his set shot to the right.

Chol made up for that miss, soccering through his third from close range when the ball fell to him in the goal square to cut the margin to four points with a minute to play.

That proved vital as the Suns scrambled the ball inside 50, Day marking tight on the boundary before finding Anderson with a clever pass to allow the third-year player to become the hero.

Magpies edge gallant Kangaroos

A Collingwood AFL player kicks the ball while being tackled by a North Melbourne opponent.
The Magpies found themselves under pressure against the Kangaroos before clinching the win.(AAP: Joel Carrett)

Coach David Noble looks safe for another week after North Melbourne nearly pulled off a stunning upset win over Collingwood.

The Magpies kicked 5.5 to two behinds in the last quarter at the MCG for their seventh straight victory, triumphing 13.10 (88) to 12.9 (81).

Speculation was rife in pre-match radio shows that this would be Noble’s last appearance as Kangaroos coach.

The Kangaroos were a vastly different team compared to last week’s 112-point mauling from Geelong and this was their highest score of the season.

While it was also their 14th straight loss as they head to the wooden spoon, it was their best effort this year.

Kangaroos midfielder Luke Davies-Uniacke was best afield with 33 possessions and key forward Nick Larkey kicked five goals.

Magpies midfielder Taylor Adams went off late in the last quarter with a head knock.

The Kangaroos started brilliantly, dominating the center clearances and taking an early two-goal lead.

After Ben McKay’s move forward last week against Geelong failed, he started as usual in defense.

Scores were level at the first change and Kangaroos captain Jack Ziebell – back from a nasty facial fracture – sparked his team with the opening goal of the second quarter.

The Kangaroos kicked four goals to one for a 20-point lead and put Collingwood firmly on the back foot.

That lead was extended to a match-high 28 points in the third term before the Magpies inevitably hit back with two goals, but the Kangaroos steadied to lead by 26 at three-quarter time.

The Magpies then stormed home as Jeremy Howe and Scott Pendlebury took big marks in defense.

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