Tag Archives: Luke Delaney

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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How to lose a game of football

Speaking at a function, the founder of Champion Data, Ted Hopkins, was asked if there is a statistical trend which shows how to win a game of football. The short answer was no. However, there is a statistic which shows the easiest way to lose a game of football … Continue reading


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New ‘Key’ backman?

Delaney lost his car keys on his first day of training- the nickname stuck

Luke ‘Car Keys’ Delaney made an impressive debut on Saturday night, holding his own against competition heavyweight, Jonathon Brown. Has Keys’ emergence reshaped the future of North’s backline?

We shouldn’t get too over the top – Brown was an imposing forward presence all night and clearly lifted his team. But you couldn’t question the contest Car Keys provided. I have no doubt that North fans are now salivating at the prospect of having their firstĀ real full-back since the Mick Martyn era. At 21 years, there’s clearly plenty of upside left in this monstrous kid.

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