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We were [censored] with him and we've got Frawley, McDonald, Garland, Watts, Dunn, and Davis to hold down third talls as we see fit. Adelaide lost Bock and Phil Davis in successive years and with an

Our best defender... who spent half the year as a forward? Chip the Spud. FFS. For every poster with the rose coloured glasses on, there's one with poo coloured glasses on that sees the worst in ev

You can see the confusion though, when you're quoting a comment about Jared Rivers in a thread about Jared Rivers?

Some time ago when a list of players not signed was put up Rivers name was among them .

Has he has a contact offered and elected to Suss out the market or was he not offered a contract ?

Harrington said in an interview today that Jared has been offered a contract but he is waiting to go over his options and see if he fits in our club.

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Speak to Barry Prendergast. The AFL have given us many chances.

The Club F$&@ked them all up.

We supporters are left to deal with the rubble.

Yes in the past WYL, But Who voted these past admins in to wreck the place? The voters voted them in. The members elected the ones who have failed the club in the past 15 or so years.

This would be the timeframe IMO, we have really let the List and Culture slip around our proverbial ankles. Slowly slipped year by year.

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The whole free agency thing is driven by the Players Association.

The AFL fought for a number of years but they knew one day a player would take them to court and the AFL would lose.

Then the whole Salary Cap / drafting system would fall apart.

It is the players that are to blame here along with their demands that the min. a club can pay is 95% of the total.

This is all about what the Players union see as maximising their salary's

The thing they miss is before long a club will fall over and then 40 of them will be unemployed.

...and you can guarantee all of them will be thinking it won't be me"old dee", way of the world I guess. It's always someone else's problem.

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The reality with the situation is that it will need time to be played out because Geelong is working through a few other potential trades and probably can't finalise a FA agreement with Jared until the picture with the other transactions becomes clearer. No hurry, this thing lasts for weeks.

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So DemonChris, you have 11 posts. One makes an unsubstantiated statement about Rivers one makes an unsubstantiated claim about Frawley.

Are you simply trolling? Or just prone to boredom?

I go by what i read and hear, who is to say your sources are any better? I know i like to be kept up to date with all the latest news, Not every rumor is true which is why they are 'rumors'. I will be more then happy to post where i get my information from. I also wrote 'may be set to stay' did not say he signed etc.
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According to the Hun - Geelong leads race for Gold Coast midfielder Josh Caddy

"Geelong, however, could be a big winner of the trade period if they can lure Caddy, with North Melbourne ruckman Hamish McIntosh and Melbourne defender Jared Rivers also likely trade aquisitions.

After 150 games in 10 years with the Demons, Rivers is keen to join Geelong on a three-year deal believed to be worth $350,000 a season.

But he may have to wait until close to the free agency deadline on October 19 before knowing his fate with the Cats, who can officially start dealing for Caddy with the Suns on Monday when the annual player-exchange period begins."

It's folly to believe anything you read during the Gilette trade period until deals are signed, sealed and delivered, but if that figure is accurate, then thanks for your service over 10 years, Jared. With Frawley, McDonald and Garland already in the backline, we can't be shelling out that sort of coin. It bodes well for the compensation though.

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According to the Hun - Geelong leads race for Gold Coast midfielder Josh Caddy

"Geelong, however, could be a big winner of the trade period if they can lure Caddy, with North Melbourne ruckman Hamish McIntosh and Melbourne defender Jared Rivers also likely trade aquisitions.

After 150 games in 10 years with the Demons, Rivers is keen to join Geelong on a three-year deal believed to be worth $350,000 a season.

But he may have to wait until close to the free agency deadline on October 19 before knowing his fate with the Cats, who can officially start dealing for Caddy with the Suns on Monday when the annual player-exchange period begins."

It's folly to believe anything you read during the Gilette trade period until deals are signed, sealed and delivered, but if that figure is accurate, then thanks for your service over 10 years, Jared. With Frawley, McDonald and Garland already in the backline, we can't be shelling out that sort of coin. It bodes well for the compensation though..

We can pay him $100k outside the cap.

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We can pay him $100k outside the cap.

Thanks for that. I would ask something like "I thought they were getting rid of the veteran's list - what's going on?" preempting a one page, vitriolic response from across Demonland around how I need to read the rules, but I'll just take your word for it.

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Thanks for that. I would ask something like "I thought they were getting rid of the veteran's list - what's going on?" preempting a one page, vitriolic response from across Demonland around how I need to read the rules, but I'll just take your word for it.

Vet's list is still there, but the rules have changed. Instead of paying half outside the cap, now it's just $100K per player.

(You stupid idiot!) B)

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That depends, both are acceptable spelling. Seeing as though my auto correct decided to spell it how it did, it will be the one i will go with..

I can't believe I'm doing this, but, actually, they aren't.

Rumor, like color and humor and all of those spellings are American. They aren't correct in Australian English.

If you put them in a job application, it might get turfed in the bin.

Just putting it out there.

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I can't believe I'm doing this, but, actually, they aren't.

Rumor, like color and humor and all of those spellings are American. They aren't correct in Australian English.

If you put them in a job application, it might get turfed in the bin.

Just putting it out there.

I am using an American laptop, therefor on my account, it was the correct spelling. I also completely agree with you in regards to the Australian spelling. I understand that is the case, but when the red underline appears, you can't ignore it. Edited by demonchris
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Just putting it out there.

Just to add to that, as an interesting aside for those interested, English English spelling is also the official spelling of English not just in Australia, NZ etc., but throughout Europe.

As I'm sure Jared Rivers is aware ...

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I am using an American laptop, therefor on my account, it was the correct spelling. I also completely agree with you in regards to the Australian spelling. I understand that is the case, but when the read underline appears, you can't ignore it.

I do all the time.

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I am using an American laptop, therefor on my account, it was the correct spelling. I also completely agree with you in regards to the Australian spelling. I understand that is the case, but when the read underline appears, you can't ignore it.

I don't want to be pedantic, but so what. Change your dictionary to Australian English. It's easy enough to do

Most computers here default to American English when using a dictionary. It's easy enough to change

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Melbourne aren't budging on a 2 yr deal, Geelong offering 3

Melbourne won't say it and Rivers has been a fine servant, but I'm guessing that privately they won't be all that disappointed if Rivers goes. If he was a full-back or centre-half back it would be different, but he's a third tall and we have Watts, Garland and Davis that can play that role. And he spent half the year as a makeshift forward.

After the poor public relations with some other former players they're making all the right noises, but I don't think they're concerned at all. Just my guess.

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