Player Watch #7: Jack Ziebell [Part II] - ©

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There was one piece of play where kamikaze Jack was back. He ran 100 miles an hour and smashed one bloke with his chest ramming him into another poor bloke, knocking them both over like ten pins.
It was a strategic application of pain and pressure.

He didn't care if they got a free kick early in the match. He was happy to pay that price as long as he got inside their heads for the rest of the game. It worked. The Tiges had lost the appetite for the contest by half time.
 

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I get the feeling from an interview that Jack did earlier this year where he said he'd 'play anywhere the coach wants him to play' that he really wanted to say he'd prefer to spend more time in the midfield to help influence a game (hurt opposition) that watch on in the forward pocket. He did have a limited pre-season but last night showed us what he can do when he's let off the leash.
 
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Thought his days as a mid were done but he’s been excellent. Must admit there were a lot of centre bounces where we set up with Jack, Cunners and Jed and I thought we’d get exposed on the spread but we just won the first possession more often than not. Still a lot of hack kicks out of the pack from JZ but 6-6-6 actually helps him in this sense cos it’s often to a one on one contest.
 

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I get the feeling from an interview that Jack did earlier this year where he said he'd 'play anywhere the coach wants him to play' that he really wanted to say he'd prefer to spend more time in the midfield to help influence a game (hurt opposition) that watch on in the forward pocket. He did have a limited pre-season but last night showed us what he can do when he's let off the leash.
Hack kicks out of the middle is a great North tradition. Anthony Stevens was a great exponent...


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Thought his days as a mid were done but he’s been excellent. Must admit there were a lot of centre bounces where we set up with Jack, Cunners and Jed and I thought we’d get exposed on the spread but we just won the first possession more often than not. Still a lot of hack kicks out of the pack from JZ but 6-6-6 actually helps him in this sense cos it’s often to a one on one contest.
A good coach would ensure that it was 1v1 ahead of the ball knowing he has players that have this as their MO.
 

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Jack Ziebell – 200 games
The 31st player to play 200 games for the North Melbourne Football Club

Played: 199 Won: 96 Drawn: 0 Lost: 103
Game 1 – Round 1, 2009 v Melbourne (MCG). North Melbourne 15.11-101 d. Melbourne 10.7-67
Game 50 – Round 7, 2012 v Western Bulldogs (Docklands). Western Bulldogs 15.11-101 d. North Melbourne 12.11-83
Game 100 – Preliminary Final, 2014 v Sydney (Stadium Australia). Sydney 19.22-136 d. North Melbourne 9.11-65
Game 150 – Round 3, 2017 v GWS Giants (Bellerive). GWS Giants 15.19-109 d. North Melbourne 10.7-67

Disposals
Game High: 41 (Round 17, 2011 v Western Bulldogs)
Season High: 515 (2016)

Kicks
Game High: 28 (Round 17, 2011 v Western Bulldogs)
Season High: 354 (2015)

Handballs
Game High: 15 (Round 3, 2017 v GWS Giants, Round 10, 2017 v Carlton)
Season High: 123 (2016)

Marks
Game High: 10 (Round 9, 2019 v Sydney)
Season High: 104 (2018)

Goals: 148 Behinds: 111​

Brownlow Medal Games
Round 1, 2010 vs Port Adelaide – 1 vote
Round 11, 2011 vs Adelaide – 1 vote
Round 17, 2011 vs Western Bulldogs – 3 votes
Round 3, 2012 vs Geelong – 3 votes
Round 4, 2013 vs Brisbane Lions – 1 vote
Round 7, 2013 vs Western Bulldogs – 1 vote
Round 9, 2013 vs Adelaide – 1 vote
Round 23, 2013 vs Collingwood – 3 votes
Round 22, 2014 vs Adelaide – 3 votes
Round 7, 2015 vs Essendon – 3 votes
Round 16, 2015 vs Essendon – 2 votes
Round 18, 2015 vs Carlton – 3 votes
Round 4, 2016 vs Fremantle – 2 votes
Round 7, 2016 vs St.Kilda – 1 vote
Round 9, 2016 vs Carlton – 2 votes
Round 11, 2016 vs Richmond – 1 vote
Round 14, 2016 vs Adelaide – 1 vote
Round 20, 2017 vs Collingwood – 1 vote
Round 1, 2018 vs Gold Coast – 1 vote
Round 11, 2018 vs Brisbane Lions – 1 vote
Round 17, 2018 vs Sydney – 3 votes
Round 20, 2018 vs Brisbane Lions – 2 votes

Finals:
2012 Elimination Final v West Coast
2014 Elimination Final v Essendon
2014 Semi Final v Geelong
2014 Preliminary Final v Sydney
2015 Elimination Final v Richmond
2015 Semi Final v Sydney
2015 Preliminary Final v West Coast
2016 Elimination Final v Adelaide

Most Consecutive Games: 44 (Round 22, 2015 v Western Buldogs to Round 17, 2017 v Port Adelaide)
Has played 199 of 238 games since debut

Honours
Rising Star Nomination (Round 7, 2009 v Port Adelaide)
North Melbourne Vice-Captain (2012-2016)
North Melbourne Captain (2017- )
 

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Congrats on 200 JZ. You first had me in awe round 3, 2012 vs the cats. Kicked a goal on the boundary from 50+ In the last. Those goals in the last vs the cats in the semi and that passage when you crashed and bashed Selwood that led to that Wells goal in the last. Clearly you love playing well against the cats in the 4th qtr. Well done skipper
 

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Despite only coming to the club at the start of this season, Tyson has praised Jack Ziebell’s influence ahead of his 200th game.

“He has a huge impact on the group both by the way he plays and how he carries himself from Monday to Friday,” Tyson said.

“The respect for him amongst the playing group is huge.”
 

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