9-0 in 2022. 16 wins in a row stretching back to late 2021. 31 wins and a draw from their last 36 matches. Melbourne are a juggernaut.
Nine rounds down, and already Melbourne have a two-game break inside the top two.
In the absence of Jy Simpkin, Jason Horne-Francis, and Hugh Greenwood, it was a different looking North Melbourne midfield on Saturday.
What if I told you North Melbourne are on pace to become the worst offensive team in the 21st century?
Every so often there'll be a single theme for the Notebook. Today is one of those days, focusing on key forwards.
As a teenager, I spent plenty of winter Saturday afternoons at Vermont Reserve, watching the Eagles kick goal after goal and notch win after win.
It's a three-topic Notebook this week: one individual, one team, and one speculative thought bubble...
What a difficult game to form a conclusive opinion on.