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Trade targets

Brad Scott made it quite clear in his press conferences over the past week that North Melbourne need to be ‘ruthless’ in their list assessment. Aggressive trading has been mooted. Reverend Shinboner looks at the possibilities.  Continue reading

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Trade bait

Brad Scott made it quite clear in his press conferences over the past week that North Melbourne need to be ‘ruthless’ in their list assessment. Trading aggressively was mooted. Reverend Shinboner looks at who to put on the table. 

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List assessment

North Melbourne’s season is all but over, just falling short of finals … again. Coach Brad Scott has eluded to aggressive changes to the list for season 2012. Reverend Shinboner looks at who’s on the way up and who’s on the way out.

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Friday night blues

North Melbourne finally line up for a Friday night match this week, facing off against Carlton in what shapes up as a genuine cracker. It’s our only prime-time slot and we have a right to be angry.

But anger won’t do squat. What we need is solidarity.

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Real leadership

When you compare the 2011 season narrative of St Kilda, Melbourne and North Melbourne you get three very different stories. But the fortunes of each club are all intrinsically linked to one key factor: on-field leadership.

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Brad Scott contract extension?

The appointment of Brad Scott to the role of senior coach at North Melbourne was lauded as visionary. And it seems to be unfolding as hoped. But would you offer him a contract extension?

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NMFC 1881: Carlton buries the hatchet

Reverend Shinboner continues his review of the 1881 season of North Melbourne Football Club – a season full of colour, glory, mischief and controversy.

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