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.
Defending at Blundstone Arena is a unique challenge – especially when it’s windy.
According to the AFL rule book, ‘the winner of a Match of Australian Football is the Team which has scored, in accordance with these Laws, the greater number of points at the conclusion of the Match’.
It’s a horrible feeling when you’re in a job you value, and you feel like it’s about to end badly.