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Door left ajar for Majak as Roos confirm list changes

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 4: Majak Daw of the Kangaroos in action during the 2015 AFL round 23 match between the Richmond Tigers and the North Melbourne Kangaroos at Etihad Stadium, Melbourne, Australia on September 4, 2015. (Photo by Adam Trafford/AFL Media)
Majak Daw has been delisted by North Melbourne

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NORTH Melbourne has delisted ruckman Majak Daw and forward Kieran Harper in the latest list changes ahead of next month's draft.

But the club intends to select Daw in the rookie draft, provided he is still available.

The Sudanese-born 24-year-old has played 16 senior games since arriving at the club in the 2009 rookie draft.

"Majak has certainly shown glimpses of what he can do and we will aim to re-draft him as a rookie in November's draft," general manager of football operations and list management Cameron Joyce said.

Daw is set to face trial in November after being charged with three counts of rape. He has pleaded not guilty. The alleged incident took place in 2007 when he was 16.

Harper, 23, loomed as one of the Kangaroos' brightest prospects when he played 37 matches in 2011 and 2012 before a combination of injury and form saw him on the outer.

He missed the start of 2015 with a knee injury but hopes a strong finish with Werribee in the VFL will see him on another club's radar.

The speedy forward has also battled ankle injuries in his time at Arden Street.

The news of Harper's axing comes as fellow injury-prone Roo Brad McKenzie was given a one-year extension on Wednesday after 23 games in four seasons. 

Harper joins Scott McMahon, Max Warren and American rookie Eric Wallace as departures, while Nathan Grima and Leigh Adams have retired and Ryan Bastinac and Daniel Currie were traded.