An illustrated view of the NAB Cup

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It looks like it’s that time of year that any footy is good footy.

The NAB  Cup preseason competition hardly captures anyone’s imaginations, but it does fulfill an important role as a glorified practice match to experiment with player positions and roles. We all know how long a footy season is, and how club’s forms can change dramatically throughout. But what exactly does the Nab Cup count for? And does it give an accurate reflection into the performances of the players and teams’ season ahead?

What is your opinion of the Nab Cup’s significance in the modern AFL?

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For a high res version of Cobba’s infographic click here.

About Jake "Cobba" Stevens

Jake "Cobba" Stevens is currently studying Sports Journalism at La Trobe Uni. One of the youngest 'old bloods' supporters in Melbourne, he can't decide if the crowd was louder at the 2005 or 2012 Grand Final.

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