Australian Football League Live North Melbourne Kangaroos vs Sydney Swans Stream AFL 2015 Seasons Week 11 math will be kick off at Etihad Stadium, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Saturday 13 June 2015 online, 19.20pm (AEDT) and its broadcast on Channel Seven, Foxtell.
The re-match of the 2014 preliminary final which saw Sydney thrash North. The Roos come into this off a confidence boosting win over the Eagles whilst the Swans beat Gold Coast.
No change for either sides. The Swans are missing Ben McGlynn and Isaac Heeney (fringe) from their best side whilst the Roos are without Nick Dal Santo, Daniel Wells and Jarrad Waite from their ideal side.
The Swans are second on the ladder with an 8-2 record. They have scored the seventh most amount of points whilst rank first for least amount of points conceded this season. They are 2-1 (1-2 against the line) vs top eight teams this season. North got a much needed win with a hard-fought victory over West Coast last week to be 5-5 and sit 12th on the ladder. They rank ninth for points scored but 13th for most amount of points conceded this season. After a tough start to the year, they are 2-4 both head-to-head and ATL against top eight teams so far this season.
This will be the 156th meeting between the two sides with Sydney leading 82-72 with one draw. The Swans have won eight of their last nine matches against the Kangaroos, dating back to 2008. Since 2010, Sydney is 6-1 (5-2 against the line) vs North. The Swans are 19-8 head-to-head (14-14 at the line) when outside of Sydney in the past three seasons – that’s 13-3 (10-6 against the line) in 2014-15. Sydney is 6-1 (5-2 against the line) under the roof of Etihad Stadium since the start of 2012. North Melbourne is 42-26 (42-26 ATL) since 2010 at Etihad Stadium – they’re 9-6 (7-8) in 2014-15. North is 1-3 (0-4 against the line) following a win in 2015. Three of their last four match-ups have totalled over 180.5 points.
The Swans go for six in a row against North Melbourne and it is hard to see the Kangaroos stopping them. The Bloods took their foot off the gas in the second half against the Suns last week yet still won by over 50 points. They haven’t come out of second gear since their win over the Hawks and there is no doubt that they will lift their game to another level this week. North may have grinded out a win against West Coast last week but their heavy losses to Collingwood and Fremantle in the preceding weeks are hard to look past. With such a dominant recent record over North, it’s an easy decision to take Sydney at the line this weekend.
North Melbourne Kangaroos:
B: L.Hansen, S.Thompson, M.Firrito
HB: S.Wright, R.Tarrant, J.Macmillan
C: B.Harvey, A.Swallow, S.Gibson
HF: S.Higgins, J.Waite, R.Bastinac
F: L.Thomas, D.Petrie, B.Brown
Foll: T.Goldstein, B.Cunnington, J.Ziebell
Inter: R.Nahas, T.Dumont, B.Jacobs, S.McMahon
Emer: L.Adams, M.Daw, L.McDonald
B: J.Laidler, T.Richards, N.Smith
HB: R.Shaw, H.Grundy, D.Rampe
C: L.Parker, J.Kennedy, K.Jack
HF: L.Jetta, L.Franklin, J.McVeigh
F: S.Reid, K.Tippett, A.Goodes
Foll: M.Pyke, D.Hannebery, T.Mitchell
Inter: H.Cunningham, J.Lloyd, D.Robinson, G.Rohan
Emer: J.Hiscox, D.Towers, T.Nankervis