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The captaincy announcement?


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Hopefully it gets announced today :)

got my fingers crossed for brock but i wont be mad if its jmac or green.

Sponsor announcement may be intwined with this annoucement?

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I heard late last week tha it was to be decided while the club was up at Mansfield and possibly announced last Friday. I would expect it to out today or tommorow. If not, it may be left until early next year when the focus is off Christmas, the Boxing Day Test and New Years.

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The announcement may be known from within but unannounced whilst looking for the best marketing opportunity perhaps today if not in the New Year. And so the club should look for their best marketing and sales opportunity too.

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I would expect it to out today or tommorow. If not, it may be left until early next year when the focus is off Christmas, the Boxing Day Test and New Years.

Yeah, no point burying it.

On that note, I thought Collingwood's captaincy announcement timing was interesting.

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I suspect the arrogance of the filth coming through here.

They have attempted to overpower the biggest news of the day with a side note! (or should I say side show?)

I doubt it. The Cousins saga is the biggest AFL media story since Carey. You are jumping at shadows.

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Not a big fan of commenting on rumour but the poster on 'ology isn't one to lie for kicks.

Macca deserves it, as the most accomplished player on our list and a club champion in good times (2006) and bad (2007).

The leadership group was always going to have Bruce, Green, and McLean but it is good to see Moloney and Miller included if ER is correct.

They both seem to be leaders of men, I know they both have struggled for form and with injuries but McLean is going to need help in a couple years when he is captain and needing help from senior players - they'll be it.

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Not a big fan of commenting on rumour but the poster on 'ology isn't one to lie for kicks.

Agreed

The poster concerned has the runs on the board for good info in the past

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:lol: Care to elaborate...

Do you think the Magpies may have wanted to 'sleek' in during this period - almost like undetected, hoping for minimal criticism by the media or something?

Haha, sorry - I thought it was a closed question.

I'm not really sure why they chose that time tbh.

Perhaps they felt it was a good time to announce Maxwell's ascention, given that he's relatively young and certainly not in the (footballing) class of his predecessors.

Or perhaps it was just coincidence ;)

What do you think?

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Haha, sorry - I thought it was a closed question.

I'm not really sure why they chose that time tbh.

Perhaps they felt it was a good time to announce Maxwell's ascention, given that he's relatively young and certainly not in the (footballing) class of his predecessors.

Or perhaps it was just coincidence ;)

What do you think?

If Collingwood had already pre-arranged the announcement for a press conference a day or two in advance I think its just coincidence. But if it were a snap press conference and the media were alerted on the actual day, I would find that staggering and you would have to query why...perhaps you're right in that they thought it might be a good time to announce Maxwell with a reduced media contingent. ALthough, Maxwell to me fits the captaincy mould, and handles the media very well, he communicates well and from what I've heard is very accessible.

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The announcement may be known from within but unannounced whilst looking for the best marketing opportunity perhaps today if not in the New Year. And so the club should look for their best marketing and sales opportunity too.

A poster on 'Ology reckons that the MFC have decided on Bruce and McDonald as co-captains again with Green as vice captain. The saga continues.

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