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Petraccattack    13,327

We are 2-1 at Etihad stadium, beating two of its tenants plus a game we should have won vs Geelong.

How times have changed.

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Ethan Tremblay    9,112
Just now, Deestroy All said:

Geelong. 

Surprised. He was cheering for Essendon today. 

Picking Oliver over Parish has to be one of the best recruiting decisions we have ever made. Parish looked like a lost boy.

 

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Gorgoroth    5,431
Just now, Ethan Tremblay said:

Surprised. He was cheering for Essendon today. 

Picking Oliver over Parish has to be one of the best recruiting decisions we have ever made. Parish looked like a lost boy.

 

It's that 3yr old girl haircut he has. My wife who doesn't watch football saw him and said "ewww, who is that and what is with that hair cut?"

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dl4e    338

Sorry but it was a disgraceful game. The 3rd quater was better but essendrug were pathetic. Last quater kicking was appalling by us. However its 4 points so that is positive.

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Wadda We Sing    1,811
Posted (edited)

No injuries, no reports. "The Comeback" is on hold. Patracca on 1 leg sublime, other forwards take note of his game. Pedo practically BOG, take a bow.

Bring on The Dawks...

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wizardinoz    183
2 minutes ago, Gorgoroth said:

It's that 3yr old girl haircut he has. My wife who doesn't watch football saw him and said "ewww, who is that and what is with that hair cut?"

Suits his rough lookin nogin. Lol.

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praha    4,005

Not a great turnout by melbourne fans. Maybe 5,000.

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Hibberd has been a great replacement for Dunn

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deeko    812

I loved that Bernard finally went back into the midfield today and got a couple quick clearances. Can we please leave him there and never have him back again!!

He uses his massive leg from the centre circle to full forward with minimal fuss as a weapon instead of turning the pill over continually down back.

T Mac had a shocker today with his kicking, I was almost laughing at the end it was that bad. Then he spoils Nevs 'mark of the year' attempt!! Keep it simple Tommy.

Tyson I thought looked better than previous but I'm still concerned by his kicking. Is definitely lacking confidence.

Finally, JKH. What is the go with him over Kent?? Very ordinary player

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Petraccattack    13,327
3 minutes ago, dl4e said:

Sorry but it was a disgraceful game. The 3rd quater was better but essendrug were pathetic. Last quater kicking was appalling by us. However its 4 points so that is positive.

What did you expect from two teams coming off short breaks and games in the wet.

We kicked 17 goals, I'll take it.

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faultydet    2,339

Only saw the final qtr.

 

Is it worth watching the replay, at least for the 3rd?

 

They all seemed flat as a tack in the last. No emotion at all.

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beelzebub    15,322

Well we won. Still savouring the time honoured "winners donuts" ( just two have to watch the scales.

Many happy chatty Dees on the train.

Mind still processing game. Funny only went for about 60mins :rolleyes::unsure:

I really wouldn't get too carried away.

One of those things you can't unsee.

They butchered it more ( if possible) Joe had a day out...with the fairies ( thank god )

As memory clears ill recall some stellar, and some less than efforts.

Go Dees

Phew !!!

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fr_ap    235
Just now, deeko said:

I loved that Bernard finally went back into the midfield today and got a couple quick clearances. Can we please leave him there and never have him back again!!

He uses his massive leg from the centre circle to full forward with minimal fuss as a weapon instead of turning the pill over continually down back.

T Mac had a shocker today with his kicking, I was almost laughing at the end it was that bad. Then he spoils Nevs 'mark of the year' attempt!! Keep it simple Tommy.

Tyson I thought looked better than previous but I'm still concerned by his kicking. Is definitely lacking confidence.

Finally, JKH. What is the go with him over Kent?? Very ordinary player

Agree with all of the above except I thought JKH actually competed hard against a few taller players. Like that he plays on quick when he gets it, if he had a bit more pace would be a damaging link player. 

Needs to be mentioned - vince went into the midfield at half time and it changed the game. He is a true mid and needs to stay there, thought he was horrendous early in the backline.

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praha    4,005
1 minute ago, faultydet said:

Only saw the final qtr.

 

Is it worth watching the replay, at least for the 3rd?

 

They all seemed flat as a tack in the last. No emotion at all.

The first half is tough...but it's nice to see and compare next to how we came out in the second half. 

But you could probably skip the first half. It was terrible from both teams.

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beelzebub    15,322
1 minute ago, faultydet said:

Only saw the final qtr.

 

Is it worth watching the replay, at least for the 3rd?

 

They all seemed flat as a tack in the last. No emotion at all.

Just last half ;)

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Dannyz    250
6 minutes ago, Gorgoroth said:

It's that 3yr old girl haircut he has. My wife who doesn't watch football saw him and said "ewww, who is that and what is with that hair cut?"

She shouldn't be your wife then :cool:

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picket fence    2,240
38 minutes ago, Lucifer's Hero said:

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. 

I actually place Essendrug and Punt Rd Ferals on a Par!

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beelzebub    15,322
4 minutes ago, praha said:

Not a great turnout by melbourne fans. Maybe 5,000.

Hard to tell

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CHF    459

Given some of the decisions by the umps today it would not surprise me if they gave Daniher the 3 votes. After all he did kick that wonderful goal at the second attempt. 

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I thought Watts' post match interview was very good. Dedicated the win to Hogan/Hogan's dad and said Hogan was one of their brothers and that they love him. 

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praha    4,005
Just now, beelzebub said:

Hard to tell

It was but I don't think it was much more.

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Adzman    1,128
Posted (edited)

I have defended Dom Tyson in the past, but his kicking today made Tom McDonald's kicking look like the second coming of Peter Daicos.

 

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Gorgoroth    5,431
1 minute ago, Dannyz said:

She shouldn't be your wife then :cool:

It's good that way. Only I get flat after losses and its easy to escape footy for the rest of the weekend 😂

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Sigil    234
3 minutes ago, deeko said:

I loved that Bernard finally went back into the midfield today and got a couple quick clearances. Can we please leave him there and never have him back again!!

 

Agreed, but who should do the kick in? Not sure Hibberd is the answer as I seem him as a distributor to the midfield after the kick in.

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