Round 8 – North Melbourne v Carlton: Correct me if I’m wrong

The 2019 appointment of Rhyce Shaw may have looked like a lively way of rejuvenating the Roos after ten years of Brad Scott. But after Saturday’s loss to the Blues, Andrew Starkie was left questioning what was going on down at North Melbourne.

Je m’en fous

As always, Earl O’Neill presents his thought provoking comments on sport, and other odds’n’ends, in his carefree and inimitable style as you will see.

Round 17 – Fearless 2019: I  know it’s footy season but jeez the Kiwis were dudded!

Fearless 2019 has his say on Brad Scott as a coach, and also reviews the Round 17 matches from last weekend.

Round 9 – North Melbourne v Sydney: Bigger Losers than Labor

Smokie argues that North’s loss last Saturday night in Hobart was even worse than that of the ALP in the federal election

FEARLESS 2019 Round 4 – The times have changed…the Festival of footy Part One

Fearless looks at the game then (the 1990 Grand Final) and now (after four rounds in 2019) and concludes that it’s all about evolution. Have the likes of Alastair Clarkson and Brad Scott worked it out ahead of the rest?

Almanac Football – JLT2019: New Rules!

Caspar McLeod reflects upon the effect of the new rules used in JLT 2019 after listening to the broadcast of the North Melbourne v St Kilda game.

Round 23- Sal’s preview: And now the end is near….

The curtain is about to fall on the last round of the Home and Away season as Sal presents his thoughts for the upcoming games.

Round 21 – North Melbourne v Western Bulldogs: Home Truths

Let not some unexpected wins paper over the cracks. Smokie delivers some home truths for Brad Scott and co.

Fearless 2018: Round 18- The wheat from the chaff is slowly getting sorted…

Fearless presents his thoughts about the Round 18 results.

Almanac Teams: Greatest Number 5s

Phil Dimitriadis brings up his fifth numeric side, another ripper. He welcomes any further suggestions.

Who, What and Why: The 2017 North Melbourne Season

Marnie Cohen has pinpointed who and what defined North Melbourne’s season, and why they were so important.

The Ballad Of Dusty The Kid

Jennifer Muirden has written another set of lyrics about this year’s Brownlow medalist Dustin Martin. This time to the tune of “The Ballad Of Billy The Kid” by Billy Joel.

The truth about the North Melbourne Football Club

North Melbourne had a year to be expected with the focus on youth; finishing in 15th spot and avoiding the wooden spoon and knocking out those tanking rumours. Deakin Uni student Marnie Cohen looks at the year that was for the Kangas and where to for next year.

Round 23 – Brisbane v North Melbourne: Love and integrity

Starkie reflects on what makes footy so special to him after being asked one simple question by his daughter.

Cycles, Troughs and Peaks

Peter Crossing expertly summarises the AFL season to date. [So who finishes in the top 8?]

The Pies’ most memorable wins over Brisbane (and Fitzroy) in the past 50 years

Steve Fahey looks at his most memorable Collingwood wins against Brisbane/Fitzroy. Will this weekend’s game be another classic?

The 2017 Alexander Bell Cup – Round Eight

Earl O’Neill looks at the Shanghai Express experiment and can’t help but be impressed by the Saints.

Round 16 Review: As we enter the home straight, it’s neck and neck x8 or 9 or 10…by Fearless

Fearless reviews the folly and antics of Round 16 and snakes and ladders of the top 8.

Round 14 – St Kilda v Geelong: Taking Big Challenges

Yoshi reflects on matters outside of football, until the Saints came marching home against the Cats.

North Can Make the GF This Year*

North Man Andrew Starkie has high hopes for the Kangaroos in 2016. Can they make the big dance? Do Brad Scott’s boys have the killer instinct required? All these questions, and more, answered by Starkie the Shinboner.