Today’s tone is of frustration, exasperation, and most of all – repetition. Because this has all happened before; too many times.
It’s much easier writing these things after a win, let me tell you.
Just to get the obvious out of the way first, yes this is a post about Melbourne on a North Melbourne blog.
There are … so many things we could go in-depth with today. So many.
At the moment the midfield mix isn’t right. Or to be more accurate, it’s not complete.
Before we get to North’s style of play against Fremantle, let’s take a step back and look at AFL trends. More specifically, how teams defend.
Let me get the obvious out of the way first – I’m just as surprised as anyone that Paul Ahern wasn’t picked.
When 6-6-6 was introduced for 2019, the cue card talking points centred around it being an attempt to create space and promote attacking play.
In the absence of any standout talking points, let’s jump around a little bit from topic to topic.
It’s that time of year again – plan the away trips, block out the days in the calendar – the 2019 fixture is here.