Jack Watkins goes to kick the ball inside attacking 50 during North Melbourne's VFL clash against Sandringham. Picture: Maddie Green

North Melbourne VFL skipper Jack Watkins' three goals and 23 disposals has seen him awarded with eight coaches' votes following the Roos' three-point loss to Sandringham.

Watkins led from the front and played a significant role in midfield, also finishing with six clearances and seven tackles in addition to his impact on the scoreboard.

In his first game for the reserves this season, Charlie Lazzaro polled four votes having tallied 28 disposals, seven clearances, seven tackles, and a goal.  

Tackling machine Hugh Greenwood (18 tackles, 16 disposals, one goal) was the third Roo to garner votes, picking up three from North Melbourne coach Tom Lynch and Sandringham coach Jake Batchelor.

Versatile Zebra Cooper Sharman earned the most votes, receiving nine for his performance at Trevor Barker Beach Oval.


Sandringham v North Melbourne

9 Cooper Sharman (SAN)
8 Jack Watkins (NM)
4 Charlie Lazzaro (NM)
3 Hugh Greenwood (NM)
2 Tom Campbell (SAN)
2 Blake Watson (SAN)
1 Ben Paton (SAN)
1 Arie Schoenmaker (SAN)

North Melbourne leaderboard

13 Jack Watkins
10 Finnbar Maley
9 Sam Lowson
9 Tyler Sellers
6 Charlie Comben
4 Charlie Lazzaro
3 Miller Bergman 
3 Hugh Greenwood
3 Liam Shiels
2 Blake Drury
2 Will Phillips
2 Jackson Archer
1 Brayden George
1 Connor Downie


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