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My dislike for Ess knows no bounds.  So of all games this year this is the one I desperately wanted us to win. 

And we did - without 2 of our best players.  A real four quarter effort. 

So proud we rose above all the setbacks.

A win that will be a huge confidence boost for the team.

Demons take a bow. 

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Bizarre game

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Back in the 8, 108.4% which is good.

ive erased the first half of the game as it was the freaking pits.

vineys second half was pleasing, hope it continues on to next week.

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There is no better feeling than beating those [censored]!!!!!

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Magic third quarter, and ran the game out strongly

pedo was massive

looking forward to another percentage booster next week

go dees

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We smashed the drug cheats.  Oh what a feeling.

14 goals combined from Petracca, Watts, Garlett and Hannan.  Delicious.

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Happy to win but geez way too many turnovers. 

Need to massively improve if we r to get into the finals. 

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Hated: Most of the game. Melksham. JKH. ANB. No Kent. 

 

Loved: Pedo, love a good Pedo. Petracca. Oli<3r. Watts (gun). Beating those [censored]. 

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2 minutes ago, Demonland said:

Back on track!!!

Did you mean to say Back on TRAC?

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It just shows how when we play direct instead of handpassing in circles all the time we look so much better.

Viney breaking the lines in the third quarter was a huge reason we won.

A lot to work on and a lot of players had shocking days, but great to get a win.

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I think we need to all pretend the first half didn't happen.  

Second half was the Melbourne we've seen this year.  Much better efficiency going forward today, and to see Watts, Trac and Garlett snaffle 11 goals between them is proof of that.

Our midfield stood up well and Pedersen got better and better as the game went on.

JKH had a mare and looks way off the pace, ANB was quiet and Melksham has his moments - he might not be the best player but he certainly did his job on their small defenders who had no influence at all when the game was on the line.  That's easily forgotten.

Would love to back it up again next week with a win over Whorethorn.  What a double that would be.

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Nothing warms quite my cockles like beating those (censored), we owe them big time for 148

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Loved the heart & intensity. Viney of old in 3rd. Amen. 

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Important 4 points. There will be 3 finals spots up for grabs this year. Port are certainties to grab one, leaving Richmond, St.Kilda, maybe a wildcard and us to fight for the other two. Clearly Essendon won't be one.

Oliver, 3x the disposals of Parish. And I thought he had a quietish game. Freak.

Tom McDonald and Tyson will cost us a final one day with their poor kicking. Petracca will win us more than one.

About time Daniher spudded it up against us. He would have kicked 7.0 any other time.

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Great win and finally Pedo got a game. Very solid all round and should now get regular time in the seniors. Weed needs to develop at Casey for entire season. 

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Disgraceful first half, great second half.

Pressure, kicking and movement miles better. Viney was much better.

Oliver and Tracca are our future, teams can be built around them. Both brilliant.

Hibbo and Lewy were great, as were Watts and Peders (welcome back)

JKH and Melksham were terrible. Bugg and ANB not much better. Tyson can be infuriating.

Go in against the Dawks with positivity, but be HUNGRY.

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Just now, Sylvia Saint said:

Important 4 points. There will be 3 finals spots up for grabs this year. Port are certainties to grab one, leaving Richmond, St.Kilda, maybe a wildcard and us to fight for the other two.

Oliver, 3x the disposals of Parish. And I thought he had a quietish game. Freak.

Tom McDonald and Tyson will cost us a final one day with their poor kicking. Petracca will win us more than one.

I feel sorry for Dom.  He's a great midfielder in terms of finding the footy, getting to the right spots and having an impact.  His kicking, which a few years ago was a strength, and his decision making seriously let him down.  If he could kick like a Hibberd then he would almost be our best player.

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Viney was much better today than previous weeks. 

The umps we abismal and lucki for us Daniher couldn't hit the side of a barn. 

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Bloody ripper. We're back in town. I'll take winning ugly every day of the week.

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7 minutes ago, red and blue forever said:

Can't decide who i like more at the moment Oliver or Hunt   

Hunt's prone to making silly and callow errors at times. Still I like his game.

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