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Goodvibes last won the day on October 10 2017

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  1. Goodvibes

    Is Goodwin the right guy....

    I've always maintained that regardless of personnel, the premiers are normally setting a footballing trend and not following it. I don't think we've switched to a WC or Adelaide model. Instead I think with the use of Hogan and McDonald pushing relentlessly up and down the ground, we've created our own model. Add our use of spinners off half back and we're definitely doing things a little differently. Contested marking was also a concern of mine at times last year and early this year. If Gawn wasn't clunking a mark out of defence then we were struggling. We now have Gawn, McDonald and Hogan giving us quality aerial targets out of defence and then down the wing. And even if all three of them are involved in the transition from defence we've still got Smith/Weideman as a potential target for a bail out kick but more likely the workrate and contest marking of the big 3 mean that we've opened up the forward line for the likes of ANB, Hannan, Spargo or Petracca who are regularly marking uncontested. That's why we lead the league in marks inside 50. I'm not sure anyone is playing like (or as well for that matter) as us at the moment. And what pleases me most is that it's not like another team can simply alter their tactics to combat it or duplicate the approach themselves because they simply don't have the cattle. Hogan, McDonald and Gawn are rare commodities. And we've got all of them, healthy and in form.
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    Clarry Plays Handball

    His extract with one hand and then punch it out with the other though traffic to a team mate, all in one seemingly effortless motion, is a thing of beauty. I still don't think people (outside of Demonland of course) quite get the genius being displayed because it all happens too quickly. Or the commentators are too busy discussing the length of socks or the curious facial expression of certain players?
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    Round 2 Non MFC games

    At least St Kilda supporters will be comforted by the knowledge they have Weller and Gilbert in reserve.
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    Changes v Brisbane

    Is this a concern people had last year.? I'm obviously stuck watching a tv screen most of the time but will watch with interest this weekend at the Gabba. I'm hoping last week was just a bad day. Like ProDee I get the feeling he'll be left out but hope to see him action. I like the cut of his jib. And also see no reason why he and Fritsch can't play in the same team.
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    Changes v Brisbane

    Interesting. Have others noted obvious examples of fluctuating effort levels? When you play the role he plays, you're going to have quiet quarters and quiet halves. But you've obviously seen him give up on chases and fail to repeatedly present to the ball carrier?
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    Changes v Brisbane

    You mean by averaging 12.4 possessions a game across his debut season? Why do you need to exaggerate? Small/medium forwards don't need to get a heap of the pill. His primary role is to apply defensive pressure. His secondary role is to kick a goal or two. He did both of these things very well in 2017. If the footy dept decide he didn't fulfil his primary role against Geelong then he might be omitted but last year his pressure acts, speed and tackling were impressive.
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    Ultimate Footy 2018 Norm Smith League

    Or I could add a friend and we could have a 14 team comp.
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    Ultimate Footy 2018 Norm Smith League

    Hope this doesn't put you off getting involved tomorrow night.
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    Ultimate Footy 2018 Norm Smith League

    I don't think you understand jayceebee. The league is set for a slow online draft with 24 hours per pick. Poita who isn't here has pick 2. That's where tonight's draft will end. It's a farce.
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    Ultimate Footy 2018 Norm Smith League

    Not sure. If all 12 teams are present it will still work but I assume Poita has a team? So if he doesn't show the draft won't work. I open to a new league if all else fails.
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    Ultimate Footy 2018 Norm Smith League

    I'd put my hand up to do more but I actually run a separate Ulitimate Footy League with 14 people from my work. I manually enter the draft picks after a 4 1/2 hour [censored] up draft at the pub and then prepare a season preview that of course predicts me to finish first and sledges the chances of all of my opposition. It's good fun and it would be great if we could replicate that vibe here. The weekly wrap ups were awesome last year.
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    Ultimate Footy 2018 Norm Smith League

    Do we have a 12th team on the horizon?
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    AFL Fantasy 2018

    I've got a team and keen to join a league. Cheers!
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    Ultimate Footy 2018 Norm Smith League

    Thanks Poita. Sunday night is a good plan. Maybe a week earlier?
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    Ultimate Footy 2018 Norm Smith League

    Bump Do we have a proposed draft night?
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