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2010 Season Preview: My Men

To say it’s an exciting time to be a North Melbourne supporter is a massive understatement. Once again, the team has nothing to lose and everything to gain from a young and underrated list widely tipped to fill the bottom rungs of the ladder. And once again, the tipsters will be in for a big wake up call. In this installment, Reverend Shinboner takes a look at a few of the players that the opposition will wish they saw coming in 2010.

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North’s Kids

The mass media have decided that tanking is today’s issue. Whatevs.

But props must go to Darren Crocker, who is clearly trying to recapture that winning feeling down at Arden St, even if it hasn’t quite worked yet. Tanking is not an option. Clearly, Crock is using the tail end of North’s season to get a good look at the list. And what sort of list is it? Time to have a look at how this season’s debutants are travelling:

Jack ‘Jay-Z’ Ziebell

  • Age: 18
  • Games: 10
  • Goals: 2
  • Season highlight: 23 disposals, 1 goal and the rising star nomination vs Port (Rd 7)

North’s highly touted youngster and only rising star nominee. Played consistently for 10 games before breaking a leg. Looks the goods as an inside midfielder, play-maker and future leader. Will benefit significantly from a solid pre-season.

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