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Really, it’s time for the team to show something of what was expected of it after last year’s heartbreak.

 

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I think Demons by 24.

I was going to do some gym but my knees and back have packed up. I hope my decision to watch the game is a wise one.

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Hope @Joshis okay - not like him not to kick off the match day thread at 5am or some other ungodly hour that normal people are still asleep!

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Suns out roof open roof closed today? 

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First gameday for 2018 when I haven't felt 'edgy' first thing in the morning, so I'll treat it as a positive omen.  Demons by 7 goals.

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It's the wife's birthday so I can't make it.... might try sneak a few quarters on TV.

Really got to come out and put the Saints away. There are no stand out sides in this competition and everyone seems to be inconsistent (except the Tigers and Eagles). So we've got a huge chance over the next 3 weeks to establish ourselves as contenders.

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35 minutes ago, Nasher said:

Hope @Joshis okay - not like him not to kick off the match day thread at 5am or some other ungodly hour that normal people are still asleep!

All good, wife was away last night and the boys stayed asleep. Woke at 4 but amazingly fell back asleep. 

No doubt I won't be able to sleep tonight now.

Hoping Petracca can tear it up and Dee's for an easy win.

 

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I was scared of St Kilda because this is a game we should win, and they drew against the GIANTS 2 weeks ago.... But then I saw what Geelong did to them Friday night and I’m feeling pretty good.

Gawn will dominate the ruck once more and with the hitouts-to-advantage fixed we should be pretty confident about this game. Carn the Dee’s!

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1 hour ago, Frustrated Demon said:

Is this on FTA tv? Was hoping to make it today. Dee’s by 30-40 pts.

Yes.... channel 7... hopefully it's a ratings winner !!

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Hopefully better than his mate Simmons anyway

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2 minutes ago, Drunkn167 said:

I was scared of St Kilda because this is a game we should win, and they drew against the GIANTS 2 weeks ago.... But then I saw what Geelong did to them Friday night and I’m feeling pretty good.

Gawn will dominate the ruck once more and with the hitouts-to-advantage fixed we should be pretty confident about this game. Carn the Dee’s!

GWS had a few more of their stars playing against the Saints. GWS were in control all day but couldn't break free of  a close tackling St Kilda. Saints had a 3 goal burst at the end of the game and GWS missed a couple of easy ones...

Saints should be an easy one if we profess to going anywhere this season... no excuses

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12 minutes ago, Drunkn167 said:

I was scared of St Kilda because this is a game we should win, and they drew against the GIANTS 2 weeks ago.... But then I saw what Geelong did to them Friday night and I’m feeling pretty good.

Gawn will dominate the ruck once more and with the hitouts-to-advantage fixed we should be pretty confident about this game. Carn the Dee’s!

Max's record against St Kilda is pretty ordinary, so it'll be interesting to see how the ruck duel goes.

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13 minutes ago, Drunkn167 said:

I was scared of St Kilda because this is a game we should win, and they drew against the GIANTS 2 weeks ago.... But then I saw what Geelong did to them Friday night and I’m feeling pretty good.

Gawn will dominate the ruck once more and with the hitouts-to-advantage fixed we should be pretty confident about this game. Carn the Dee’s!

I'm scared of any game. We're yo-yos..... even within the one game.

Ill be glad to just get the 4 points

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Go Dees!

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Lets hope the umpires don't give lots of frees against Max like his 'straight arm' ruck work, like last time we played the saints- wasn't it StK that complained to the AFL about Max's style not long before the game.  Poor sportsmanship compounded by the AFL/umpires blindsiding the mfc and Max about his 'faulty' technique.

Hope Max wreaks some revenge.  And hope we we thrash them for their poor sportsmanship in whinging to the AFL. 

Dees with a percentage boosting win!

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The Saints have had a week of 'soul searching' and 'home truths' so I'd expect them to come out hard.  Withstand their early flurry, get the game on our terms, and then let our superior talent dictate terms.

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Saints being smashed by all media. If our boys dont match the intensity early and put scoreboard pressure on early...

 

Honestly think saints by 27

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Petracca to kick 5 and give McCartin the finger...

Dees by 36

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dees by lots 

 

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These are the games we have to win to be a genuine finals contender. If we don’t we are [censored]. We have to remain in the positive for the win/loss ledger. Go Dees..

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The St Kilda team looks very ‘vanilla’ on paper - we just have to beat them if we’re serious about taking the next step and making finals this year.

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Apart from Viney and Salem, we have a pretty strong team and should win.

I think it’ll be a close one - maybe only a kick in it.

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Just now, McQueen said:

Apart from Viney and Salem, we have a pretty strong team and should win.

I think it’ll be a close one - maybe only a kick in it.

Agree..we should be all over this... should be.

But a kick sounds probable lol

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