As a result of Covid-19 interruptions to the VFL home and away season, each team is now scheduled to play 14 matches across 19 rounds, a reduction on the initial 16 game fixture.
The top eight finals structure will stay the same in the 22-team division, with teams from New South Wales and Queensland having joined the competition at the start of this season.
Each club has currently played at least seven games in the 12 rounds played so far, with Round 13 to commence on Friday night.
North Melbourne currently sits 17th on the ladder and two wins out of the top eight, with a three-six record this season.
After a recent strong run of form, North has won three of its last four games in the hopes of mounting a strong finals push to close out the season.
With byes scheduled for Rounds 13 and 18, North’s remaining opponents this season are Essendon, Carlton, Geelong, Richmond and Williamstown.