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By the sounds of the MFC post the boys are all tip top shape. Maybe it is time that Sylvia took on a leadership role?

Pre-season update: Sylvia to Blease

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I'd like to see Sylvia lead on the field this year and have no more off-field indiscretions from now on and then I'd consider him for the leadership group. He must earn it, and if he does then I'd be more than happy to include him. If it was up to me of course

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Is it just me or are the Brian Royal comments about as insightful as Today Tonight's latest exposay into 'Super Market Rip-offs'. At least from Brown and Rawlings you get a sense that the guys have a real feel and knowledge of the game and the players, Brian sounds like he just reads the stats from www.finalsiren.com.au and then adds the comment 'trains well'! I

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Yes the fluff is of a far better type this year.

And all of it really counts for 2/3 of 3/4 of sfa.

Only when jumpers are donned and the line of competition crossed will we know truly where the players rank.

Having said that there does seem the fleeting glimpses of some sort of satisfaction as to how certain "disappointments" are now travelling.

I'll just wait and see.

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At the risk of stating the obvious " the boys are training the house down"

Now there is something new for an off season.

It has been heard a few times over the years.

I will reserve my judgement until about 4.30 pm 31st March 2013

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No, I'll reserve my interim judgement until 4.30 pm 13 April R3 post WCE at MCG, and then I'll watch carefully until the bye in R12 that is preceded by Fremantle, Hawthorn & the QB game against Collingwood. Wouldn't it be wonderful at that stage to remain engrossed in the football & not the impending draft selections??

2013 has to be better!

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Disappointing they couldn't elaborate on Blease a little bit, considering he's one that has always struggled aerobically in pre-season. I already knew his 'speed & kicking' wasn't a problem, but where's he at fitness-wise compared to last year?

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All the reports are light on; it would be nice if they could eleaborate on everyone and maybe even keep the website updated with players current situation (rather than merely number of games) and consistent format as some player profiles are very scanty and other expansive.

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Disappointing they couldn't elaborate on Blease a little bit, considering he's one that has always struggled aerobically in pre-season. I already knew his 'speed & kicking' wasn't a problem, but where's he at fitness-wise compared to last year?

I thinking focussing on his speed and kicking probably explains where his aerobic capacity is at.

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I thinking focussing on his speed and kicking probably explains where his aerobic capacity is at.

Hopefully his decision making has improved .

His choice of friends when he first got here was pathetic .

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They're much better than last year where, reading between the lines, you realised that the new coaching staff was far from impressed with the fitness and work ethic of the majority of the squad.

i will add however the nature of fluff or puff isn't much different . It's the actual descriptions that have changed. I 'll take a little encouragement from that.

If there was one single thing I take away from these and other reports is a singularity.

This being that those now at the club and well and truly paid up members of the "bought in " club !!

That's incredibly valuable.

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