Just a little bit has happened since the end of North Melbourne’s 2020 campaign. Coach change, significant list changes, essentially a whole remodel.
How to survive the 2020 AFL Trade Period
Welcome to the 2020 AFL Trade Period. Here are a series of tips and tricks for how to survive it without losing your mind.
2020 Finals Dossier: Richmond Tigers
This dossier is a little different to the previous three. There’s next to no point detailing how Richmond plays, because everyone knows that.
2020 Finals Dossier: Port Adelaide
Despite finishing on top of the ladder, with the second most points scored, the fewest conceded and the biggest inside 50 differential in the league, the Power sit a distant fourth in premiership favouritism.
2020 Finals Dossier: Geelong Cats
Although the home and away ladder position – from top to fourth – and recent form – a heavy loss to Richmond and squeaking by Sydney – may not show it, Geelong is an improved team from 2019.
2020 Finals Dossier: Brisbane Lions
This week I’ll be looking at each of the top four sides and the legitimacy of their premiership contention in the 2nd Annual Finals Dossiers. First up, it’s Brisbane.
The next steps for North Melbourne after 11 delistings
With a remarkable 11 delistings, a quarter of North’s list disappeared in one fell swoop. To cut this deep, this early appears to mean plenty more wheeling and dealing to come.
Line By Line: North Melbourne’s midfield
It’s time for week three of the line-by-line look at North Melbourne. First it was the forwards, then the defenders, and finally a look at the midfield.
Round 16 v Port Adelaide: Summing up North Melbourne’s defence
Over the final month of the season, I’ll be using each game to look at a separate line of the field. Round 14 was all about the forwards, Round 16 is all about the defenders.
Round 14 v Gold Coast: The importance of forward pressure
Considering North Melbourne just lost by 63 points with only seven fewer inside 50s, it seems an opportune time to focus on just what happens when there’s minimal forward pressure