How your AFL team went in 2021 and what they should do this off-season

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Matt Rendell takes a look at each team's season in 2021 and what they need to do with their lists over the off-season.
With the season coming to a close over the next few weeks, draft and list expert Matthew Rendell is taking a look at each team's season in 2021 and what they need to do with their lists over the off-season. This article will be updated daily with a new team.

18th. NORTH MELBOURNE

Was the season a success?

(17th in 2020) 4 wins, 17 losses, 1 draw in 2021.

North Melbourne were the best-performed wooden spoon team we have seen. They struggled early, partly because the appointment of new coach David Noble came late, so they had trouble bedding down the game plan. An excellent second half of the year coincided with Ben Cunnington playing his first game in round three and taking a few weeks to get up to speed. Their defence held up and they have found a gun key back in Ben McKay. Kayne Turner was great as a small defender, Jack Ziebell roamed half-back and Aaron Hall had a new lease on…
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