North Melbourne boasts the sixth strongest list in the competition, according to Champion Data’s rankings for the 2020 season.

The Roos’ impressive finish to the year clearly didn’t go unnoticed, rising from eighth in the ratings from the same time last year.

With the likes of Ben Cunnington, Shaun Higgins, Jared Polec and Jack Ziebell in the engine room, North was ranked third on individual talent.

The defensive group, even after the departure of Scott Thompson was ranked seventh in the competition and the rucks fifth.

The club has provided valuable experience to its younger players in recent years, with an average game tally of 68, sixth in the competition, while the average age is 24.66.