With a 5-4 record and nine of the remaining 13 matches against teams outside the top eight, it may be time to reassess what North is capable of in 2018.
11 wins from the last 13 matches at Blundstone Arena qualifies the ground for fortress status; it’s not an exaggeration to say it’s where North has played best in recent years.
Recently I was asked how I saw the North Melbourne list rebuild playing out. I thought about it for a while, and then realised the intriguing part of the question is how North Melbourne sees its list rebuild playing out.
Welcome to the 2018 North Melbourne depth chart, a concept we’ll be revisiting on a regular basis.