Rippon a leader with North Melbourne’s VFL side

Former North Ballarat Roosters star Nick Rippon has been named in North Melbourne’s Victorian Football League leadership group.

Rippon is in the group with ex-North Ballarat Rebels player Michael Close.

Nick Rippon

Nick Rippon

Other members of the leadership group include Chris Jansen, Jordan Harper, Nash Holmes and Steve Strobants.

Season 2018 will be the Kangaroos’ first with a VFL team.