|On the 30th of
August 2001 at the Crown Casino, North Melbourne unveiled their
Team of the Century.
It included current player Wayne Carey as Captain.
On the 27th March 2002 the third annual
meeting of the "Premiership Players Club" was held at the MCG to help raise
funds for charity. Two Kangaroo players were included in the 20 players pictured
on the A4 sheet of 20 P stamps of the sand, sea and sky overlaid by the Southern
Cross issue. They were
John Blakey. The stamps were
also displayed on a set of 20 first day covers by First Class Collectables.
2002 Personalised Stamps
were released on the 15th May 2002.
After the sacking of Wayne Carey,
2002 was a mediocre result for the Kangaroos. They finished in the eight but
were eliminated in the first wek.
The Annual Premiership Players Club P stamp Sheet of 20
players was released on the 26th March 2003. The North Melbourne players
In April the
2003 Personalised Stamps
were released. The Roos kept the flag flying for the Victorian Clubs in
the early part of 2003.
Bali Bombing victim Jason McCartney returned to the Kangaroo's
Senior team on the 6th June 2003. Following an
inspired victory over Richmond he announced his retirement. He gained special
permission from the AFL to wear the numbers 88 and 202 on his jumper,
representing the Australian and total death toll.
First Class Collectibles released a
to commemorate the event.
The season ended with the Roos failing to make the eight.
2004 started with the Roos
a chance to make the eight. In mid April the
Personalised Stamps were released. This year they were a booklet
of 20 stamps showing 10 players, rather than the A4 sheet.
were included in the 20 players of the
"Premiership Players Club".
On the 1st April 2005 the North Kangaroos
booklet of the
Personalised Stamps was released.
First Class Collectables issued covers to commemorate the Best and Fairest
On the 20th
March 2006 the Kangaroos
booklet of the
2006 Personalised Stamps was
Round 16 was the Heritage Round with clubs wearing jumpers from a previous era. Onlycovers
released a cover for each club
After finishing outside the eight in 2006 the Kangaroos finished fourth in 2007
with Australia Post issuing the
2007 Personalised Stamps.
In 2008 they were seventh and 2009 was a rebuilding years with them finishing in the bottom half
of the ladder. Australia Post changed from the Prestige Booklet to the Folder
format issuing the
2008 Personalised Stamps
2009 Personalised Stamps.