What can you take out of a pre-season game when both sides are missing key players?
What we’re going to avoid today is delving into the normal clichés which make appearances like clockwork after a disappointing loss. What we are going to tackle is why the third quarter played out the way it did.
Most results have gone North Melbourne’s way so far this weekend.
When was the last time North Melbourne won one of those games?
Finally we’re back in action after the bye, resuming against the Western Bulldogs in a rare away game at Etihad Stadium.