Nine in a row for the Demons. Theyll win prettier this season, but four points is four points. Each previous occasion Melbourne have started the season 9-0 theyve gone on to win the flag. Can they continue that streak?
They certainly have the defence to do so. Jake Lever and Steven May again excelled on an afternoon that began dry but became wet, against a forward line featuring the skills of Eddie Betts at ground level and Harry McKay in the air.
In front of them…