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Zurhaar “loving playing"

North Melbourne forward Cameron Zurhaar is enjoying his footy at the moment, and understandably so.

The youngster put in his best performance yet in Sunday’s win over Carlton, kicking a career-high five goals and collecting 16 disposals.

“It was good to get the win and I was lucky enough to get on the end of a couple and kick some goals,” Zurhaar told North Media post-game.

“I’m loving playing with the boys.

“It’s such a great environment down at North, and to play with your best mates every week is unreal, so I can’t really complain.”

The 20-year-old has played four consecutive matches, the longest run of senior football in his career, and has brought a new dimension to North’s forward-line.

While he can hit the scoreboard and pinch-hit in the ruck, Zurhaar’s game revolves around his attack and pressure on the opposition.

“We came here trying to bring that pressure,” he said.

“Ben Brown led with his pressure in the first two quarters and he set the standard for us little fellas.

“There was a lot of pressure up forward, and a lot of us ended up putting a few goals on the board as a result.”

An outgoing character, Zurhaar was nothing but humble after the match, despite kicking booting a handful of goals.

“Ben Cunnington, Jy Simpkin and Jack Ziebell were unreal in the midfield, and it made our job so much easier,” he added.

“The ball was coming in well, so we can’t really complain when it comes in the way it did.”

The views in this article are those of the author and not necessarily those of the AFL or its clubs