Roos needs know-Howe
MELBOURNE coach Paul Roos has promised the Demons will be active during this year’s trade period, but admits he remains uncertain whether the high-flying Jeremy Howe will be at the club next season.
The Demons yesterday ended a frustrating season with a 26-point win over the Giants at Etihad Stadium, ending a 22-game and eightyear losing streak at the venue.
Roos said the Demons would now have “serious discussions” about what their list will look like next season.
“We have got to make a decision on two years of data that we have got as a coaching group and as a football department and we have got to work out why we have had such down periods,’’ Roos said.
“Where our list is at, how demanding the competition is and how free agency is changing the face of footy, you have to be active ... we have got to find ways to get players.”