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A F last won the day on November 1 2018

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  • Birthday 06/23/1987

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    Oliver, Jetta, Viney, Brayshaw, Gawn, Petracca, Lever and Hibberd

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  1. A F

    Fox Footy's 2019 Top 8 Predictions

    Lol, talk about hype. Be interesting to see how we handle it. Tough draw. We should finish top 4, but we'll see.
  2. A F

    Jake Melksham extends for three more years

    There are many people in my industry who are never wrong either. Fortunately, I surround myself with good people these days. If a football club fails to acknowledge its failures it's doomed to repeat them, unless those running the football club are replaced. We have good people in all areas of the club now, who are good people managers and that's so vital. So maybe I should be saying well done MFC, as well as Jake. He said as much in his interview too.
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    Jake Melksham extends for three more years

    I'm on record as being very negative when we recruited him. He was a turnover merchant at Essendon, but he's matured and is now arguably our most important player for connecting midfield to forwardline. Well done, Jake. I was wrong.
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    New Major Sponsor - Jaguar CONFIRMED

    Of course. But nevertheless, it was a bad look. I'm glad we've sorted it prior to Round 1.
  5. A F

    New Major Sponsor - Jaguar CONFIRMED

    Lol. Is this the first time you and PD have ever agreed on something? You guys should stick to car talk.
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    New Major Sponsor - Jaguar CONFIRMED

    Because there is presumably a long lead time on these deals and it's disappointing that we are often the only club not to have a BOJ sponsor sorted by Round 1. Not this year, which is great.
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    New Major Sponsor - Jaguar CONFIRMED

    Does anyone know the commercial terms? Great news to have the BOJ sponsor secured prior to Round 1. It shouldn't be difficult, but it has been.
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    New Major Sponsor - Jaguar CONFIRMED

    Enjoying your new Bond name, Colin. Excellent choice. The best Bond film out there.
  9. A F

    Round 1 team 2019

    He hasn't played a good game yet and hasn't shown enough assets that will ever make him a sustainable AFL footballer IMO. I could never understand the love for him on these boards (particularly from you mate) prior to him even playing. He's a ferocious tackler, with reasonable agility and that's about it.
  10. A F

    Petracca wants to start in the guts.

    I want him to play more midfield minutes in 2019. His mix of x-factor, power and decision making is what we often lack in the midfield (with the exception of Clarry). I'd still have him forward 40-50% of the time, but we need him to take the next step this year and that means more midfield time.
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    50 point turnaround against the Dockers

    "Melbourne in the first half were like one of those nervous African dictators. They always took a different route home. Now they're kicking goals." What a gem from DC.
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    Farewell Jesse Hogan

    Haha, every generation says this. You could just as easily level this at the 'super entitled' baby boomer generation, who have completely locked other generations out from the housing market and kept gen X and y out of top jobs.
  13. I love the use of the full stop in the title. Very clever.
  14. I'd agree with this. We have flawed / aging / injury-riddled players in depth spots, which is granted, what usually happens, but when you do a list of consistent role players or stars, it thins out at 26 or so. May, Jones, Salem, Harmes, Petracca, Lewis, Viney, Lever, Spargo, Brayshaw, Gawn, Preuss, Oliver, KK, Hibberd, Frost, Melksham, Hannan, Vandenberg, TMac, Weideman, OMac, Hunt, ANB, Fritsch, Jetta. Of course, our new recruits could change the face of this in the short term, although I doubt many of them will be able to have an impact in 2019. Hore and Sparrow potentially, but outside run is still a concern if KK, Hunt, Baker and Hore don't come on as expected. The article also rightly points out that we're placing a lot of faith in Weideman next year too. He's still a young player and I think we'll find consistency in 2019 is still an issue. I'll be interested to see if Bedford gets a chance at some stage in 2019 or whether he has to wait until 2020 and beyond for an opportunity, because we desperately lack pace at ground level in our forwardline. On the whole, our list is beautifully balanced, but there is quite a bit of assumption in that statement that is fairly questioned in this article.
  15. The logical direction FA is going for Hawthorn and Melbourne is that we start to become even more of a destination club and players second guess wanting to go to Hawthorn - particularly if Hawthorn fail to make the 8 next year.
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