North Melbourne 3.3 6.5 9.7 12.9 (81)
Brisbane Lions 4.2 8.6 12.8 15.9 (99)
North Melbourne: Warren 4, Hale 2, Petrie 2, Thomas, Harris, McMahon, Wells
Brisbane Lions: Hooper 4, Sherman 2, Brown 2, Polkinghorne 2, Adcock, Stiller, Bradshaw, Black, Rich
North Melbourne: Simpson, McIntosh, Warren, Gibson
Brisbane Lions: Adcock, Clark, Rich, Hooper, Henderson, Black, Power
North Melbourne: Grima out, replaced in selected side by Harris
Brisbane Lions: Rischitelli (shoulder)
Umpires: Kennedy, Nicholls, Hay
Official crowd: 21,583 at Docklands
Great to have the win, but not a great win.
Photos by Andrew White (AW) and Michael Wilson (MW) for Slattery Media Group.
Notting and Drummo contest a mark against Ben Warren (AW)