We all know the scoreboard is the bottom line, but there are times when even the baldest single statistic of wins and losses can be misleading. North Melbourne might be such an example.
The Kangaroos were 2-7 three weeks ago, and going through the usual routine of having their entire future as a club questioned because of a few losses.
[They are now 5-7 and] North Melbourne could easily be in the eight within a fortnight..
– Age reporter Rohan Connolly, 20 June 2011
Photo courtesy of North Melbourne Football Club.