Judd to debut for Northern Blues

Football royalty is set to grace the VFL when Chris Judd lines up against Sandringham for the Northern Blues this Saturday at Visy Park, as Kris Neil reports.

The last time the dual-Brownlow medallist played a game at state level was in the WAFL before his AFL debut in 2002.

That day Judd dominated in a four goal, 32-disposal performance that immediately elevated him into the West Coast Eagles’ senior side and football folklore.

This weekend, Judd will be called upon to offer the Northern Blues young midfield an on-field presence to help snap a four game losing streak dating back to April 20th.

While the Blues have struggled to register a winning score of late – 220 points in their last four contests – there have been signs of improvement across the list, with over 41 players being used in the line-up this season.

The performances of Carlton-listed midfielders Jaryd Cachia and Nick Graham have been particularly promising for