Jaidyn Stephenson will reunite with Anthony Rocca at North Melbourne this year.
The former Collingwood star forward has been appointed as an assistant coach at Arden Street where he will link up with Kangaroos recruit Stephenson.
Rocca, who will be working closely with the rucks and taller players, said Stephenson has already reached out and is excited to again be at the same club following their time together at the Magpies.
“He gave me a really nice text the other day, ‘Stepho’,” Rocca said on Sportsday.
“He was happy I was there. I’ve got that Collingwood connection with him and he’s really looking forward to working closely together.
“I rate Jaidyn really highly. He has an X-factor. We know he…