A slight detour from the script for this week's Notebook, with a single-topic focus on Geelong's method of moving the ball against Richmond.
Hawthorn brutally exposed what happens when Richmond is off its game totally, so surprising to watch given how rare it has been over the last three years.
It was an intriguing battle between two systems; the fine-tuned chaos of Richmond against a Geelong outfit having to adjust to the biggest match of their season without their fulcrum.
An unintentional side effect of success is how it shifts expectations. Sometimes they’re right to be shifted. Other times...
Games at the MCG always feel like a bigger occasion compared to ones at other venues, and that’s before you add any stakes.
Almost 12 years of beating Melbourne ended with a reminder of where our midfield mix stands at the moment, and what has to be done to get it where it needs to be.
Here are our five key questions heading into today at the MCG against Melbourne. We’ll look back on how these played out in our Sunday morning review, along with everything else to come out of the game.