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.
It was an afternoon of experimentation at Etihad Stadium on Sunday.
Whichever way you look at it, today is an absolute must-win for North Melbourne against Gold Coast at Etihad Stadium.
The best laid plans, they can all be thrown out the window pretty quickly. Or to be more accurate when talking about Saturday night, they can be drowned in the downpour.
What we’re going to do on The Shinboner this season is pose five questions in our game day preview, and touch on them 24 hours later in the game review.
It’s almost a cliché using the word pressure at this point, but you can instantly see the difference it’s made to the way Gold Coast plays.