While most of the fanfare from North fans about the appointment will surround ‘bringing a North person back’, I’m most enthused about the move for a simple reason: Rawlings’ track record.
Games tend to move at a slower pace in Hobart. Whether you think that’s a good thing or a bad thing depends on personal preference. But it does fundamentally change how the game is played.
We’re heavy on intangibles today as North Melbourne looks to keep its season alive.