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AFL: Charlie Comben to move into defence for North Melbourne

Summarize this content to 500 words North Melbourne tall Charlie Comben is confident he can put his troubled injury history behind him as he prepares to play a key role in the Kangaroos’ backline.Comben confirmed plans for him to move to defence for the first time after managing only nine games in four seasons since being drafted as a key forward.The 199cm prospect made an impressive start to last season as a centre half-forward and relief ruckman but broke his ankle in the round 7 loss to Melbourne and was unable to play another game.He kicked 2.3 in a strong performance against Brisbane and was rated elite among key forwards for tackles, averaging three per game.The 22-year-old’s move to defence comes as coach Alastair Clarkson tries to fill the holes in defence left by the departure of Ben McKay to Essendon and Griffin Logue’s ACL injury, which will likely keep the former Docker out until the bye…

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