Round 6: Competition is close with some unpredictable results so far. Sal’s predictions for this weekend. 

Sal laments his team is in the doldrums but for the most part the competition it is pretty close with some unpredictable results.  Some concern though about the lack of scoring and how easy it is to be defensive.  Let’s see what this week brings as Sal presents his predictions.

FEARLESS 2018 RD 5: Statement Round – statements abound over 6-day round

Fearless sums up Round 5.

To the Port Adelaide list management team

Dave Boon couldn’t be happier with the AFL Trade Week for his Port Adelaide. The inclusions of Steven Motlop, Jack Watts and Tom Rockcliff will bolster the Power significantly according to Dave.

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.

Round 10 – Carlton v North Melbourne: From Rounds 2, 4 and 5, to Now

North Melbourne have finally got the wins on the board after closes losses in the early rounds of the season. Deakin student Marnie Cohen is optimistic about the youthful Kangas in 2017.

Round 4 – North Melbourne v Western Bulldogs: Will membership next year include health insurance?

Mick Jeffrey is in Melbourne for Easter and took in the reigning premiers (he still can’t believe this) Good Friday scrap against North. It was a game of two halves, as they say in the classics.

199 + 1: A tribute to Lindsay Thomas

Lindsay Thomas will become the 27th North Melbourne player to play 200 games for the club. After years of struggles on and off the field, it is an amazing achievement for the small forward.

Round 20 – Western Bulldogs v North Melbourne: The Game That Divides Two Friends MK II: Enter The Bont

Alex gets his revenge as his Dogs defeat friend Ellen’s Roos.

Round 19 – North Melbourne v St Kilda: The Record Breaker

Rob pays homage to the little, angry man who wears number 29 for the Roos.

Round 19 – North Melbourne v St Kilda: Dreaming

Though a tantalizing reward for her much-improved Saints, finals appear an unreachable goal for this season after the frustrating loss to the Kangaroos, writes Yvette Wroby,

Round 19 – North Melbourne v St. Kilda: Saints leave kicking boots at home as Brent ‘Boomer’ Harvey breaks games played record

44,287 people were at Etihad to witness history … Lindsay Thomas handballing off a certain goal.

Round 18 – Collingwood v North Melbourne: What have we learnt?

Rob recounts the Kangaroos Round 18 game and we learn that if Murphy was an optimist, North fans are too.

Round 14 – Adelaide v North Melbourne: What Rulebook learnt last night

Rulebook has a few points to make on the Crows game last night – 17 of them actually. Here’s his analysis, excellent as always.

North Melbourne’s Best Side in 2016: Discuss

Some Smokie musings on North Melbourne’s best 22 for season 2016. Are veterans Harvey and Wells included? Plus the meaning of the acronym N-O-M-W revealed.

A guide to busting the Adam Goodes excuses

Lachie Gaylard weighs in on the Adam Goodes debate with his deconstruction of the “I’m not racist, I boo Goodesy because…” arguments.

Round 7 – Fearless 2015: A Saturday of shellackings and a Sunday of shocks…

There was a lot of genuine talking points to come out of round seven. Fearless shares his take

Round 1 – Adelaide v North Melbourne: Tex Goes Bang

The post-Sanderson era at the Adelaide Oval got off to a flying start as the Phil Walsh Crows put North Melbourne to the sword in their round one clash. Rulebook is quite pleased with what the revolution has delivered.

Kanga Kings : North Melbourne’s Best 22 (1997-2014)

Phillip Mendes submits his best North Melbourne side from the years of Kanga glory; 1997 – 2014. Who’s in, who’s out? Blakey? Longmire? Schwass? Did C or B Sholl get a guernsey?

We Are the Royal Blues: Five Roos I Love

Litza’s started a trend…now it’s Rob Chanter’s turn to bring his top five players to the table, this time for North Melbourne. There’s the infuriating one, the graceful one, the old pro, the skinny kid and the honey badger. Who’s with him?

AFL Round 2 – Geelong v North Melbourne: The Reverse Paen Ultimas

Simon Dalton draws inspiration from Latin and World Championship Wrestling for a new dedicated Round – the Reverse Paen Ultimas. His Cats certainly embraced the concept at the expense of the Roos.