A fortnight in to 2021 and we’ve already been gifted a contender for match of the season, Sunday afternoon’s clash between the Western Bulldogs and West Coast a pulsating encounter.
It’s interesting the different perspective you can have on a game when watching with a long-term view.
In today’s Notebook there’s a look at how the Bulldogs beat Essendon’s pressure, Brisbane’s movement around stoppages and all the what ifs in the final stages of Carlton v Port Adelaide.
Today in the Round 3 Notebook; Hawthorn, Carlton and Adelaide, all alongside the usual video clips for explanations.
Welcome to what will ideally become a Monday night routine for the remainder of the season.
It was supposed to be getting better. Four off-seasons with Stephen Silvagni overseeing the rejuvenation of the list. Brendon Bolton in his fourth season as senior coach. Instead Bolton was sacked on Monday after just one win in 2019, and three heavy losses in the last five weeks seemingly hastening his fate. But to understand … Continue reading Carlton’s road to nowhere
It’s so relaxing being able to sit back and enjoy the last quarter with a result already in hand.
Make it 11 wins from North Melbourne’s last 13 games at Blundstone Arena, with a never troubled, almost wire to wire 86-point victory over Carlton on Saturday night.
It’s game day in the Apple Isle. The weather forecast calls for rain at times and … here’s the big one … becoming windy.
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.