For a while I’ve been trying to figure out how to create as many impartial, simple-to-understand tools when attempting to analyse an AFL list. Things that you can look at and instantly glean unbiased knowledge from.
A slightly different structure to today’s edition of the Notebook, with two main observations followed by a string of mini-thoughts...
A much deserved win is just reward for the constant improvement we’re seeing from North Melbourne week on week.
On the agenda this week: Gold Coast's terrible third quarter, the Western Bulldogs' maturity, and a starting point for Melbourne's forward trio.
As promised last week, it's an all-positive edition of the Notebook, featuring Richmond and Liam Baker, the Suns and Izak Rankine, along with Brisbane's favourable matchup against Port Adelaide.
Let’s step away from the football field for a moment. Every day, whether it be at work, social circles, spare time, or anything in between, we’re all aiming to achieve something.
One of the most enjoyable parts of Round 1 is looking at trends to figure out what will stick, and what’s a mirage.
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
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.
Out of all the moves North Melbourne has made during the Trade Period, Aaron Hall intrigues me the most.