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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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A tale of two clubs

Only a few years ago, new presidents took the reins of Melbourne and North Melbourne, seeking to rebuild their respective clubs. In the seasons since, the chosen path for each president has been very different. And the results are stark. Continue reading

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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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Constitutional change

The North Melbourne Football Club board has recently announced that they are looking to change the constitution at an Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) in August. It follows a somewhat ugly election process at the last Annual General Meeting (AGM) early this year.

The proposed changes are good. Here’s Reverend Shinboner’s analysis:

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Scott learning from defeat

The coaching of North Melbourne has come under a bit of scrutiny after suffering a 9-point loss to St Kilda.

The main criticism has been around the selection table. Continue reading

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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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