Round 5's edition of From The Notebook features St Kilda’s use of Jarryn Geary, Essendon laying a foundation and Gold Coast’s scoring from the centre.
How things can change for North Melbourne in the space of three weeks.
Sometimes there’ll be games with plenty happening both on and off the ball. On other occasions – Sunday night for instance – it’s all quite simple.
Today in the Round 3 Notebook; Hawthorn, Carlton and Adelaide, all alongside the usual video clips for explanations.
In comparing Round 2 to Round 3, North Melbourne received a valuable learning experience of what happens when not executing the system which can serve it so well.
Although this tends to be a near-forgotten match from North’s season, how it unfolded provided a glimpse of what would pop up repeatedly as the year rolled on.
When diving back into North Melbourne’s 2013 to figure out what happened, there’s no better place to start than a game which spawned the absolute height of AFL comedy.
The highlight of being able to sit through a match review was learning about little intricacies which have a major effect on results.
The fun part about the early stages of AFLW is watching how the on-field product evolves from infancy to fully rounded competition.
Like clockwork, there’s always one surprise packet each season.