Another two excellent matches in Round 11, even with the compressed schedule, leads us into a handful of vital clashes in Round 12. But before then, what caught the eye over the last few days.
There was an element of the unknown walking into Marvel Stadium on Friday night.
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?