North Melbourne legend David King believes Saints gun Jack Higgins was dropped for the team’s crucial clash with Sydney because too often “Jack plays on Jack’s terms.”
St Kilda omitted Higgins, who’s the club’s second leading goalkicking this season with 19 majors, in a bold selection statement after its shock 35-point loss to Essendon last week.
It comes after Higgins was touted as an All-Australian contender earlier this season with 14 goals through the opening six rounds, while he’s since kicked five majors from as many games.
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And speaking on Fox Footy on Thursday night, King said he thought it was a message to the 23-year old to buy into team ethos more.
Asked why the Saints would‘ve dropped Higgins, King…