St Kilda great Nick Riewoldt believes the AFL world was excessive in its praise of North Melbourne’s nailbiting loss to Collingwood last week.
After an arduous string of huge losses, the Kangaroos presented the Pies with a mighty test last week before ultimately falling short in the final quarter in what was David Noble’s last match as coach.
With some predicting a rise in performance from the Roos once again now that caretaker coach Leigh Adams is at the helm, Riewoldt said on AFL 360 Plus such an effort would be baffling given what it implied.
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“Gee, you’d hope not if you’re a fan of the football club if that’s what it takes to get a response from the players,” he said.
“I think we went way over the…