A couple of finals wins last year gave the ’Roos belief. Harvey is motivated by the go-getters around him, and still matches, or surpasses, most for skills and speed. The side lifted its fitness levels noticeably last season, and was better defensively. They displayed the sort of top-five team defence that wins titles, especially in the forward 50, which is why they upset top sides. Despite drastic dips in their scoring chart, probably as a result of focus on match-winning defence, putting the two together is possible for this unit, as they were able to covert inside-50 opportunities better than anyone. They’ve bolstered their defensive stocks further by drafting a few solid talls. The addition of Waite and Shaun Higgins should add some forward mettle and goalkicking power. Levi Greenwood to Collingwood is a midfield loss, as he was instrumental in last year’s resurgence. Their problem might be momentum. It will certainly be halted next season if their players up for trade decide to go, under free agency. One of those players is their captain, Andrew Swallow.