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    North Melbourne vs. Richmond

    Etihad Stadium
    AFL Home and Away May 13, 2018
    North Melbourne 72, Richmond 82
    North Melbourne Richmond
     G B Pts G B Pts
    Q12012   3422
    Q25232   8452
    Q39357   9761
    Q411672   121082

    Match result:

    The Richmond Tigers have defeated the North Melbourne Kangaroos by 10 points at Etihad Stadium on Sunday afternoon.

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    Final score
    North Melbourne Kangaroos 11.6.72
    Richmond Tigers 12.10.82

    Match preview:

    The North Melbourne Kangaroos will take on the Richmond Tigers at Etihad Stadium on Sunday. Join The Roar for live scores and a blog of the match from 1:10pm AEST.

    The Kangaroos had a tight two-point victory over Sydney last weekend at the SCG. In a low scoring Saturday night match, North Melbourne toughed it out over the four quarters.

    Richmond are also coming off a win in Round 7, smashing Fremantle by 77 points at the MCG. The Tigers are flying high at six wins and one loss.

    Richmond have only made one change to their side – Dion Prestia is out with a calf injury, captain Trent Cotchin will return after missing a week with a minor knee injury.

    There are two changes to the Kangaroo’s line up that beat Sydney, Ed Vickers-Willis is out after injuring the posterior cruciate ligament in his right knee, and Cameron Zurhaar has been omitted.

    Both ends of the ground are boosted for the Roos’ by this week’s inclusions: defender Majak Daw returns from a minor foot injury and Jarrad Waite will settle into the forward line again after being rested last week.

    The Roos are up and about with 4 wins and looking for respect by toppling the benchmark of the competition, Richmond. Getting their best players on the ground, and Jacobs doing a job on Martin gives them that chance.

    The last time these two teams played was Round 11 2017, Richmond defeated North Melbourne by 35 points on their road to the premiership.

    Prediction
    Whilst North Melbourne are doing better than most predicted at the start of the year, Richmond’s team defence and pressure on the ball carrier will create turnovers. On the fast deck under the roof at Etihad Stadium they will be too good for North Melbourne.

    Richmond by 39.

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    Events
    Quarter 1
    7' BEHIND - Rushed (Richmond)
    9' GOAL - Jason Castagna (Richmond)
    11' GOAL - Josh Caddy (Richmond)
    12' BEHIND - Bachar Houli (Richmond)
    14' GOAL - Mason Wood (North Melbourne)
    16' GOAL - Ben Brown (North Melbourne)
    19' BEHIND - Jack Higgins (Richmond)
    22' BEHIND - Rushed (Richmond)
    23' GOAL - Josh Caddy (Richmond)
    Quarter 2
    2' GOAL - Kane Lambert (Richmond)
    5' GOAL - Jy Simpkin (North Melbourne)
    7' GOAL - Shaun Atley (North Melbourne)
    10' GOAL - Kane Lambert (Richmond)
    14' GOAL - Josh Caddy (Richmond)
    15' GOAL - Jack Riewoldt (Richmond)
    18' BEHIND - Jack Ziebell (North Melbourne)
    20' BEHIND - Jack Ziebell (North Melbourne)
    26' GOAL - Jack Riewoldt (Richmond)
    29' GOAL - Shaun Atley (North Melbourne)
    Quarter 3
    2' GOAL - Mason Wood (North Melbourne)
    7' BEHIND - Shane Edwards (Richmond)
    9' GOAL - Jarrad Waite (North Melbourne)
    14' GOAL - Kane Lambert (Richmond)
    17' BEHIND - Jayden Short (Richmond)
    20' BEHIND - Shaun Atley (North Melbourne)
    23' GOAL - Ben Brown (North Melbourne)
    24' GOAL - Jamie Macmillan (North Melbourne)
    26' BEHIND - Trent Cotchin (Richmond)
    Quarter 4
    3' GOAL - Shaun Higgins (North Melbourne)
    5' GOAL - Josh Caddy (Richmond)
    8' GOAL - Jarrad Waite (North Melbourne)
    11' BEHIND - Jack Higgins (Richmond)
    13' BEHIND - Rushed (Richmond)
    15' GOAL - Trent Cotchin (Richmond)
    21' GOAL - Dan Butler (Richmond)
    22' BEHIND - Kane Lambert (Richmond)
    25' BEHIND - Ben Brown (North Melbourne)
    26' BEHIND - Jed Anderson (North Melbourne)
    30' BEHIND - Ben Brown (North Melbourne)
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    • 4:50pm
      Swannies said | 4:50pm | ! Report

      Good result for Richmond but they probably should have won by more and were content to cruise at the end. Can’t see North back in the eight again this year but they should avoid the wooden spoon.

      • 5:13pm
        Swanny said | 5:13pm | ! Report

        I’m with you Swanny , they go alright north , not surprised the kangaroos beat us last weekend

    • Roar Guru

      4:48pm
      Sarah Wildy said | 4:48pm | ! Report

      The Richmond Tigers have defeated the North Melbourne Kangaroos by 10 points at Etihad Stadium on Sunday afternoon.

      When Dylan Grimes broke off half back and charged through the centre, Tigers fans hoped that speed and play would be replicated all day.

      But the Kangaroos put a halt to Richmond’s rebound and made it a hard slog for the Tigers to get their seventh win for 2018.

      The first half of the match was played on Richmond’s terms and they took a 20 point lead into the long break.

      In the third term though, it was all North Melbourne as they lifted their intensity and matched Richmond’s pressure.

      The Tigers weathered the storm and found ways to score in the last, putting themselves up by 12 with only a few minutes to play.

      North Melbourne had the last three scoring shots of the day, but under pressure, the usually accurate Ben Brown and Jed Anderson weren’t able to capitalise for the Roos.

      Ben Cunnington dominated possession for North Melbourne, racking up 32 contested possessions in his 38 disposal game.

      The previous record for contested possessions in a single game was 29, held by Patrick Dangerfield and Josh Kennedy (Sydney).

      Ben Jacobs went to Dustin Martin at the first centre bounce and followed him closely all day, holding Martin to 16 disposals, only 3 contested, and 1 clearance.

      Jed Anderson (28 disposals, 5 tackles) and Jamie Macmillan (20 disposals, 1 goal) were also good for North Melbourne.

      Trent Cotchin led the way for Richmond, with Jacobs masking Martin it was up to the captain to impact the game.

      Cotchin finished with 37 disposals, including 22 contested possessions, and kicked an important goal in the last quarter as well.

      Josh Caddy (4 goals) and Kane Lambert (3 goals) were brilliant up forward for the Tigers, while Bachar Houli (27 disposals) and Nick Vlastuin (26 disposals, 8 tackles) had plenty of the ball rebounding off half-back.

      Luke McDonald was reported for high contact on Kane Lambert, the Match Review Panel will decide whether it was anything more than a free kick.

      Jarrad Waite finished the afternoon on the bench with a corked hip and rolled ankle.

      Next weekend, North Melbourne will host the GWS Giants at Etihad Stadium on Saturday, and Richmond will travel to Optus Stadium for a top of the table clash with West Coast on Sunday afternoon.

    • Roar Guru

      3:51pm
      Sarah Wildy said | 3:51pm | ! Report

      Thanks for tuning in today, I’ll post a match report shortly.

    • Roar Guru

      3:50pm
      Sarah Wildy said | 3:50pm | ! Report

      STATISTICS

      After half time the pressure and intensity from North lifted to match Richmond’s, but the Tigers kicked it up another gear and worked hard for a 10 point win at Etihad Stadium. The Roos’ had the last three scoring opportunities of the match, but kicked 3 behinds.

      Jacobs kept Martin to minimal impact, Caddy was brilliant up forward for the Tigers with 4 goals.

      Goals
      North Melbourne Brown 2, Atley 2, Waite 2, Wood 2, Higgins, Macmillan, Simpkin
      Richmond Caddy 4, Lambert 3, Riewoldt 2, Cotchin, Butler, Castagna

      Disposals
      North Melbourne Cunnington 38, Anderson 28, McDonald 24
      Richmond Cotchin 37, Houli 27, Vlastuin 26

      Score
      North Melbourne 11.6 (72)
      Richmond 12.10 (82)

    • Roar Guru

      3:45pm
      Rick Disnick said | 3:45pm | ! Report

      Kangas did everything right in the last 10 mins – except kick the goals.

      Great D from Richmond, you could see it on Rance’s face at the end.

      Excellent effort by both teams.

      • 4:10pm
        Swannys said | 4:10pm | ! Report

        Really good by both teams . North must be a realistic chance at top 8

    • Roar Guru

      3:43pm
      Sarah Wildy said | 3:43pm | ! Report

      Full-Time

      Tigers work hard in the last to come away with a 10 point win.

      Richmond defeat North Melbourne by 10 points in a hotly contested Sunday afternoon game.

      North Melbourne 72
      Richmond 82

    • Roar Guru

      3:41pm
      Sarah Wildy said | 3:41pm | ! Report

      1 minute on the clock: all over you would have to think. Although we saw two last minute goals in the Showdown last night.

      North Melbourne 72
      Richmond 82

    • Roar Guru

      3:40pm
      Sarah Wildy said | 3:40pm | ! Report

      BEHIND NORTH MELBOURNE

      Brown awarded a free kick for in the back. Under pressure, Brown can’t find the middle, misses to the right.

      North Melbourne 72
      Richmond 82

    • Roar Guru

      3:38pm
      Sarah Wildy said | 3:38pm | ! Report

      Under 3 minutes on the clock, time a factor for North now.

      North Melbourne 71
      Richmond 82

    • Roar Guru

      3:38pm
      Sarah Wildy said | 3:38pm | ! Report

      Cunnington has 31 contested possessions – the most ever by anyone in a game.

      Previous high was 29 shared by Patrick Dangerfield and Josh Kennedy (Sydney).

      North Melbourne 71
      Richmond 82

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