For the last edition of 2022's Notebook before shifting to finals mode, a look at Max King's goalkicking (again), and the final two minutes of a MCG thriller.
On Saturday at Adelaide Oval, football felt both unimportant and extremely important, all at the same time.
We’re approaching the business end of 2022, which means production on The Shinboner is about to ramp up tenfold.
Coming out of North Melbourne’s loss, the mainstream talking point was Jaidyn Stephenson turning his back on the football – twice.
Originally this was going to be a relatively straight-forward review piece, until it started taking a different path down the road of development.
Every so often over the course of a season, it gets to the point where I have a bunch of stats and trends which don’t fit into a piece.
It’s not often an entire Notebook is handed over to one solitary passage of play.
Defending at Blundstone Arena is a unique challenge – especially when it’s windy.