An unbelievable efficiency from the Kangaroos who’ve scored their first win since Spherical 2.
It regarded prefer it was going to be a repeat of final week in opposition to Collingwood once they squandered a five-goal lead, particularly when Richmond hit the entrance late after trailing by 32 factors.
Nevertheless, the Kangas weren’t going to let this one go, and when Zurhaar booted his sixth main, it proved to be the match-winner.
Though, Aarts would in all probability prefer to have his time over once more when he determined to play on after taking the mark 40m out from purpose a couple of minutes later.
Ultimately, North received the disposals 372-335, contested possessions 134-126, tackles 61-45 and clearances 42-34.
Remarkably, the Tigers dominated the within 50s 67-45 and scoring pictures 33-22, however couldn’t get the job executed.
North Melb. 4.0, 10.2, 12.2, 14.8 (92)
Richmond 2.5, 3.12, 8.16, 11.22 (88)
North Melb: Zurhaar 6, Curtis 3, Younger, Stephenson, Scott, Simpkin, Goldstein
Richmond: Cumberland 3, Riewoldt 2, Baker, Brief, D.Rioli, Balta, Miller, Graham
North Melb: Simpkin 34, Davies-Uniacke 28, Scott 26, Greenwood 24
Richmond: Prestia 26, Cotchin 24, Brief 24
North Melb: McKay 11, Perez 5
Richmond: Grimes 10, Cotchin 9, Tarrant 8, Vlastuin 6, D.Rioli 5
North Melb: Goldstein 26
Richmond: Nankervis 35