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    Collingwood vs. North Melbourne

    MCG
    AFL Home and Away July 21, 2018
    Collingwood 130, North Melbourne 64
    Collingwood North Melbourne
     G B Pts G B Pts
    Q17244   2315
    Q213381   5636
    Q315595   7749
    Q42010130   91064

    Match result:

    Collingwood have consolidated their top-four credentials and dented North Melbourne’s AFL finals hopes with a 66-point belting at the MCG.

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    Final score
    Collingwood Magpies 20.10.130
    North Melbourne Kangaroos 9.10.64

    Match preview:

    It will be a fight to get back on the winner’s list when the Collingwood Magpies and North Melbourne Kangaroos do battle at the MCG on Saturday afternoon. Join The Roar for live scores and a blog of the match from 1:45pm (AEST).

    Both sides are coming off losses to quality opposition last weekend, in games that showed just how close the fight for top eight positioning is.

    Collingwood were beaten on their home turf last Sunday by a bolstered West Coast Eagles outfit. The powerful Eagles’ forward line – lifted by the return of Josh Kennedy, Jack Darling and Mark LeCras – dominated Collingwood and their defence, running out 35 points winners.

    Late withdrawal Mason Cox was missed and, even after Nic Naitanui went down with an ACL, Brodie Grundy struggled to have an impact and inspire his midfielders.

    Also last Sunday, North Melbourne fell short by one goal against Sydney and, with the loss, dropped out of the top eight on percentage.

    Multiple lead changes throughout the afternoon had everyone guessing who would have the run and composure to finish on top at the final siren.

    The battle between Majak Daw and Aliir Aliir was the talking point of the game; Daw predominately played up forward, providing another goal-kicking option to their spearhead tall-forward Ben Brown.

    In team news, Mason Cox and Sam Murray return to the Magpies’ side, replacing omitted duo Ben Crocker and Josh Daicos.

    Cox was a late out last weekend with “general soreness”, more specifically hamstring tightness, but has proven his fitness during the week.

    North Melbourne will stick with the same 22 that challenged Sydney, making no changes to their squad for this clash. Majak Daw has been named in defence for this clash, but if another tall option is required up forward, expect Daw to provide this alongside Ben Brown.

    Collingwood took a nine-goal victory in the last match between these two sides in Round 20, 2017 but, with both teams fighting for position in the top eight, who will come out on top this time?

    Prediction
    This game should draw a crowd on Saturday, Collingwood need to win to stay in the top four, while North Melbourne need a win to remain within striking distance of the top eight, or should results go their way, take seventh or eighth place.

    North Melbourne have had some close games in the past few weeks and this one should be no different, but Collingwood will find a way to win at their hallowed ground.

    Collingwood by 7

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    Events
    Quarter 1
    3' BEHIND - Jed Anderson (North Melbourne)
    5' GOAL - Brody Mihocek (Collingwood)
    7' BEHIND - Rushed (North Melbourne)
    9' GOAL - Brody Mihocek (Collingwood)
    11' BEHIND - Majak Daw (North Melbourne)
    12' GOAL - Jordan De Goey (Collingwood)
    14' GOAL - Will Hoskin-Elliott (Collingwood)
    20' GOAL - Levi Greenwood (Collingwood)
    21' GOAL - Brody Mihocek (Collingwood)
    25' BEHIND - Brody Mihocek (Collingwood)
    25' BEHIND - Scott Pendlebury (Collingwood)
    27' GOAL - Todd Goldstein (North Melbourne)
    29' GOAL - Nathan Hrovat (North Melbourne)
    31' GOAL - Taylor Adams (Collingwood)
    Quarter 2
    1' GOAL - Jaidyn Stephenson (Collingwood)
    4' GOAL - Brodie Grundy (Collingwood)
    6' GOAL - Ben Brown (North Melbourne)
    8' BEHIND - Todd Goldstein (North Melbourne)
    11' GOAL - Ben Brown (North Melbourne)
    13' GOAL - Jordan De Goey (Collingwood)
    15' BEHIND - Rushed (Collingwood)
    17' BEHIND - Majak Daw (North Melbourne)
    19' BEHIND - Ryan Clarke (North Melbourne)
    22' GOAL - Majak Daw (North Melbourne)
    24' GOAL - Mason Cox (Collingwood)
    27' GOAL - Jaidyn Stephenson (Collingwood)
    29' GOAL - Will Hoskin-Elliott (Collingwood)
    Quarter 3
    3' BEHIND - Ben Cunnington (North Melbourne)
    7' GOAL - Jordan De Goey (Collingwood)
    10' GOAL - Jaidyn Stephenson (Collingwood)
    13' BEHIND - Jordan De Goey (Collingwood)
    19' GOAL - Jack Ziebell (North Melbourne)
    23' BEHIND - Travis Varcoe (Collingwood)
    25' GOAL - Majak Daw (North Melbourne)
    Quarter 4
    3' GOAL - Brody Mihocek (Collingwood)
    5' BEHIND - Rushed (Collingwood)
    7' GOAL - Will Hoskin-Elliott (Collingwood)
    8' BEHIND - Luke McDonald (North Melbourne)
    9' GOAL - Tom Phillips (Collingwood)
    11' BEHIND - Will Hoskin-Elliott (Collingwood)
    12' BEHIND - Brodie Grundy (Collingwood)
    14' BEHIND - Steele Sidebottom (Collingwood)
    15' GOAL - Jordan De Goey (Collingwood)
    17' GOAL - Majak Daw (North Melbourne)
    20' GOAL - Jack Ziebell (North Melbourne)
    22' BEHIND - Rushed (Collingwood)
    22' GOAL - Josh Thomas (Collingwood)
    25' BEHIND - Ben Brown (North Melbourne)
    27' BEHIND - Rushed (North Melbourne)
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    • Roar Guru

      4:53pm
      Peter the Scribe said | 4:53pm | ! Report

      Clearly the Pies are no good. I mean it was Norths biggest loss of the year but we still haven’t beaten anyone. We must be an awful side.

      • 5:10pm
        Dan in Devon said | 5:10pm | ! Report

        Maybe time for a change of coach! Clearly Buckley is leading the team to oblivion. Is Brendan Bolton available?

    • 4:33pm
      peter chrisp said | 4:33pm | ! Report

      And Gold Coast Suns are now 27 points ahead how good is that brilliant stuff

    • Roar Guru

      4:28pm
      Sarah Wildy said | 4:28pm | ! Report

      I’m moving over to Essendon vs Fremantle now, thanks for tuning in this afternoon.

    • Roar Guru

      4:26pm
      Sarah Wildy said | 4:26pm | ! Report

      Goals
      Collingwood De Goey 4, Mihocek 4, Stephenson 3, Hoskin-Elliott 3, Geundy, Adams, Cox, Greenwood, Phillips, Thomas
      North Melbourne Daw 3, Brown 2, Ziebell 2, Goldstein, Hrovat

      Disposals
      Collingwood Pendlebury 30, Adams 28, Murray 24
      North MelbourneHiggins 33, Cunnington 30, Clarke 27

      Score
      Collingwood: 20.10 (130)
      North Melbourne: 9.10 (64)

    • Roar Guru

      4:22pm
      Sarah Wildy said | 4:22pm | ! Report

      Q4 0′ – FULL TIME

      An impressive win by Collingwood, 66 points the final margin.

      From the first term the Magpies were on top, they kicked 7 goals to 2 and never looked back. Finishing with 20 goals, the accurate day had ten goal contributors: Mihocek and De Goey kicked 4 goals, Hoskin-Elliott and Stephenson with 3.

      Collingwood: 130
      North Melbourne: 64

    • Roar Guru

      4:17pm
      Sarah Wildy said | 4:17pm | ! Report

      Q4 1′ – BEHIND ROOS

      Rushed over.

      Collingwood: 130
      North Melbourne: 64

    • Roar Guru

      4:16pm
      Sarah Wildy said | 4:16pm | ! Report

      Q4 2′

      De Goey is also done for the day with a jacket on.

      Collingwood: 130
      North Melbourne: 63

    • Roar Guru

      4:15pm
      Sarah Wildy said | 4:15pm | ! Report

      Q4 3′ – BEHIND ROOS

      Brown has a rare miss as he starts the ball right and it stays that way.

      Collingwood: 130
      North Melbourne: 63

    • Roar Guru

      4:14pm
      Sarah Wildy said | 4:14pm | ! Report

      Q4 4′ – GOAL MAGPIES

      Thomas with his first goal for the day, out to 68 points here.

      Collingwood: 130
      North Melbourne: 62

    • Roar Guru

      4:13pm
      Sarah Wildy said | 4:13pm | ! Report

      Q4 5′ – BEHIND MAGPIES

      A 50m penalty gives Siet an opportunity to kick his first AFL goal. Sier doesn’t quite get enough on his shot at goal and it’s rushed over for a behind.

      Collingwood: 124
      North Melbourne: 62

    • Roar Guru

      4:10pm
      Sarah Wildy said | 4:10pm | ! Report

      Q4 6′ – GOAL ROOS

      Ziebell gets a quick snap away and goals.

      Collingwood: 123
      North Melbourne: 62

    • Roar Guru

      4:08pm
      Sarah Wildy said | 4:08pm | ! Report

      Q4 7′ – GOAL ROOS

      The transition from North allows the forwards to spread and Daw takes a mark inside 50. Another goal for Daw, that’s three today after four last week.

      Collingwood: 123
      North Melbourne: 56

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