Like clockwork, there’s always one surprise packet each season.
Let’s get this one out of the way first: This post will be an umpiring free zone.
At the moment the midfield mix isn’t right. Or to be more accurate, it’s not complete.
Can you be very lucky and still deserve to win at the same time?
So starts a last month of the season with North Melbourne still holding its final hopes in its own hands.
12.9 was North’s highest first half score since 13.5 in Round 2, 2015; coincidentally also against Brisbane at Etihad Stadium.
Can you believe it’s already the halfway point of the home and away season today?