Ricky Mangidis

After spending several years working as part of North Melbourne’s media team with access to the inner workings of the coaching staff, Ricky has parlayed that knowledge into a deep understanding of current trends and game styles across the AFL, bringing a unique eye to the way today’s game is played.

Articles by Ricky Mangidis
"Under the Bonnet: How the Demon's Defence Has Set Them Up For Finals"
For a team with a tendency of burning its own inside-50s and being scored against too easily at the other end, having 16 fewer entries than St Kilda likely wasn’t Melbourne’s ideal recipe for a victory.
Ricky Mangidis - 31 August 2020
Inside Brisbane’s Woeful Goalkicking: Who’s To Blame?
We all know the numbers about Brisbane’s goal kicking; most weeks there’s a fresh one to remind us. Some of it is due to taking tough shots – keep that in mind for later – but then it’s a double whammy of missing those shots even more than expected.
Ricky Mangidis - 28 August 2020
'Under The Bonnet': How The Western Bulldogs Kept Their Season Alive
On Saturday afternoon at Metricon Stadium, the Western Bulldogs kicked six unanswered third quarter goals to run away with a 28-point win against Melbourne. Yet those goals came despite having two fewer inside-50 entries than the Demons for the term.
Ricky Mangidis - 24 August 2020
From Sinners to Saints: How St Kilda Revolutionised Its Goalkicking
St Kilda’s goal kicking accuracy is the best ever, by any club in history, through nine rounds of a season. Yet, if one were to look at Stats Insider’s expected score tool, the Saints haven’t even exceeded expectations.
Ricky Mangidis - 5 August 2020
How North Melbourne Can Fix Its Broken List
North Melbourne have some serious decisions over the next 12-18 months in what shapes as the club's most crucial revamp in 20 years. A look at the Roos’ contract situation reveals that only six players are locked in past 2021.
Ricky Mangidis - 22 July 2020
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