There shouldn't be any element of surprise for North Melbourne when it faces a Sydney side without Franklin and Hannebery for the second consecutive week.
Category: The Opposition
The Opposition: Round 6 v Port Adelaide
On exposed form in 2018, the Port Adelaide that arrives at Etihad Stadium on Saturday is an extremely different beast to the one North Melbourne faced at Adelaide Oval in 2017.
The Opposition: Round 4 v Carlton
In Brendon Bolton’s first two seasons, Carlton’s focus was defence first, maintain possession second, then defence third, and to finish it off maintain possession for a little bit longer.
The Opposition: Round 3 v Melbourne
Interesting team selections from Melbourne on Thursday night: Sam Frost and Dean Kent are in for Cam Pedersen and Jayden Hunt. It’ll change things, as we’re about to get into here.
The Opposition: Round 2 v St Kilda
St Kilda's forwards, ball movement, and turnovers are all on the agenda today.
The Opposition: Round 1
It’s almost a cliché using the word pressure at this point, but you can instantly see the difference it’s made to the way Gold Coast plays.