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Gold Coast upsets North Melbourne in AFL clash

Gold Coast skipper Gary Ablett is tackled by Jack Ziebell of the Kangaroos during the round seven match on Sunday.

Gold Coast skipper Gary Ablett is tackled by Jack Ziebell of the Kangaroos during the round seven match on Sunday. Photo: Getty Images

GOLD COAST 7.4 10.5 13.10 18.12 (120) NORTH MELBOURNE 1.4 7.6 10.10 11.11 (77)
Goals: Gold Coast: G Ablett 4 B Matera 3 C Dixon 3 H Bennell 2 T Lynch 2 A Hall D Prestia M Rischitelli S Day. North Melbourne: M Daw 2 A Black A Mullett B Harvey B McKenzie D Petrie L Greenwood L Thomas R Bastinac S Gibson.
BEST Gold Coast: Prestia, Lynch, Matera, Ablett, Bennell, Swallow, Kolodjashnij, Dixon, Harbrow, O’Meara. North Melbourne: Hansen, Cunnington, Ziebell, Gibson.
Umpires: Jeff Dalgleish, Robert Findlay, Tristan Burgess.
Official Crowd: 19,819 at Etihad Stadium.

North Melbourne was getting the ball, holding onto it, using it well and kicking some goals. In almost every imaginable way it was back in the game, but by the half-time siren it was still three goals down. For all its work, there was so much more to do.

That this was the case says plen 500

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