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Little Goffy last won the day on January 8 2017

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  1. Little Goffy

    Name three good things

    1. Every remaining game is winnable. 2. This home-and-away season is going to be an exciting ride right up to the end of round 23. 3. Umm... we're just ten points short of being equal top of the ladder. (beats head against wall) Ok, a better 3. Our players are getting a whole lot of chances to learn to win high-stakes games against quality opponents.
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    Dangerfield Stages

    Just so shameful. I could accept it as a ruthless exploitation of a rule and circumstances, but the sheer comedy act of the 'I'm a pelican' dance Dangerfield did, followed by the gloating smugness after. He could've at least had the decency to keep his head down. (not in the Selwood way). Meanwhile, I'll be properly angry again if Hawkins doesn't cop anything for the not-in-play, high-contact, deliberate hit to Fritsch. But the way things go, it'll be discarded by the MRP in less time than it actually takes to watch the footage.
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    2019

    Whaaaaat? Anything other than maximum focus on winning every game is madness. Lewis has had some less than stellar games this year but is overall a pretty good contributor who is in the current best 22, particularly with the injuries we have. Are people really already sooking their way out of trying for the rest of the year? More comfortable to fail if you just say 'oh, never mind, there was never a chance anyway'? I mean, I'm a pathetic loser myself in most things, but to wish it upon your football club is just bad form.
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    Round 18 - Non MFC games

    So I guess North wont be sneaking into the 8 on percentage. Meanwhile, has there ever been a round where I've wanted more upsets? Gold Coast, Carlton, Dogs, Brisbane. Setting up to be a thriller at the SCG. Come on you Sunnies! 🤔
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    Round 18 - Non MFC games

    Checks scores for Sydney v Gold Coast at quarter time. Yeeap. Checks scores for Sydney v Gold Coast halway through the third quarter. Whaaaaat?
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    Previous players downfalls

    I'd argue that all these players were drafted too high on the basis of having specific attributes, but lacked 'completeness' - their main strength was their only strength. Like we were recruiting for the second-string x-men. Possibly why I so love Angus Brayshaw. Is he the outright fastest, the strongest, the best kick, the best mark, the fittest? Nope. But he would each in turn beat every one of the players listed in the opening post in every category except the single feature those players were notable for.
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    Branding Max

    I start to worry when the 'marketing gurus' begin to talk up a player's identity as a commodity. I'm not naive about it, but even a rich crop can only be harvested to a limit, before you begin to drain the soil.
  8. Little Goffy

    Neville Jetta Re-Signs until 2021

    Heheh, yes, I was thinking much the same: it was probably someone else's meeting but they didn't turn up and Nev had to run across the hall to get there.
  9. Little Goffy

    Neville Jetta Re-Signs until 2021

    I bet the actual document was placed on the wrong side of a table that should've been far to big for him to reach across, but somehow he still managed to get a fist to it. The world needs a more superlative term for the kind of rock-solid respect that Neville Jetta has so thoroughly earned.
  10. Little Goffy

    Who else do we realistically target at season end?

    Could effective long kicks cover the same position need as the speedy outsider? Noticed that a couple of our inside mids have found some power off their boot that was a bit unexpected (see for example Brayshaw's clearance that also cleared the pack and found Oliver). Vandenberg has a solid boot on him too. Any others currently out but who might be able to add to that unpredictibility? 'Long kick' doesn't seem to be something that gets covered much in draft talk, but maybe it is one of the tricks that this year's Jason Taylor specials will have? Who's got an eye on the draft this year?
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    Will 12 be enough

    My first thought was just a simple 'nope', it doesn't seem credible at all. Certainly from our perspective, where winning only two of the final 6 rounds would feel like failure almost regardless of final ladder position. But hmm, currently 4 teams on 9 (or 9 1/2) wins, two of those teams in the 8, two out of it. Look at it this way - if Geelong win 3 games to finish on twelve and preserve their percentage, then the chasers North and Hawthorn would have to win 4 games out of 6 to climb over them. Mind you, only one of them would need to do it, obviously. Oh it gets better. It's Catch-22 time! Beat Geelong, then it is less likely we'll need the thirteenth win, but more likely we'll have it. Lose to Geelong, then it becomes basically certain we'd need that 13th win, but much harder to get there. Saturday night is just getting bigger and bigger. I swear I just saw my MFCSS physically manifest as a dark shadow along the back of the couch.
  12. Little Goffy

    Brent Harvey says we'll lose Jesse Hogan

    Can we get David Neitz to say Ben Brown is going to Gold Coast on big money to replace Lynch?
  13. Little Goffy

    Ladder predictor

    Well, the squggle auto-tipper has us grinding out way through the final six rounds with games against 5 fellow finalists, then hosting a home eliminatino final against geelong, then most likely playing Sydney in Sydney and West Coast in Perth for the the chance to play Richmond at the 'G. I'm just comforted to know we are set for the official all time most epic premiership run in AFL history.
  14. Little Goffy

    Run home to Finals - 2018

    Has anyone else become tired of 'GHMBA Stadium' yet? I've started slurring in in an attempt to make a sensisble sound, but all I've got so far is Goomba, as in the little mushroomy monster from Mario. So I'm convinced next week we are going to Goomba stadium. How could we possible lose, just have to jump on their heads.
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    Run home to Finals - 2018

    Six weeks of 'finals' before we play finals. Can't think of a better way to prepare. With the number of 8-point games we have lined up, we should be in first with 100+ ladder points by the end of the season. Seriously, we'll be there if there's a reason for us to be there other than just a pat on the head. We'll be going down to Geelong to hunt a spot in the top 4, with the side benefit of putting ourselves 2 games and a mountain of percentage clear of a rival.
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