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Here is what has been tweeted by the AFL:

NAB Cup GF to be at Etihad Stadium next Friday night at 7.45pm. Gabba unavailable due cricket; Etihad has largest crowd option.

Practice Matches for next week set with Essendon / Adel Crows / Fremantle / WCoast to all have weekend off.

Practice matches for next week;

Friday March 15 - Geelong Cats v Collingwood at Simonds Stadium, 4pm

Saturday March 16 - Suns/Melb at Southport, 11.30am; Port/Swans at AAMI, 1pm; NM v Haw at Craigieburn, 2pm

Sat March 16 - Rich v WB at Visy Park, 2pm; GWS v St K at Blacktown, 2pm

So no Sunday games?

I'm tipping we won't be shown either, 11:30 on the Gold Coast, got to hope it ain't too hot again.

And I see we get to travel again.

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WOOHOO,

Suns v Dees @ Southport

I'm a member of both

Stoked!

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I'm tipping we won't be shown either, 11:30 on the Gold Coast, got to hope it ain't too hot again.

Don't worry to much about the heat, it's the bloody rain u have to worry about. Has hardly stopped for the last 4 weeks.

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WOOHOO,

Suns v Dees @ Southport

I'm a member of both

Stoked!

Where at southport is it Jack7?

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Good for me if nothing else being in Brisbane

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Where at southport is it Jack7?

It'll be at Southport Sharks footy ground.

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It'll be at Southport Sharks footy ground.

Cheers

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I'm tipping we won't be shown either, 11:30 on the Gold Coast, got to hope it ain't too hot again.

On NAB Cup grand final weekend they usually only televise the actual grand final. This will be a true practice match so don't expect too much coverage.

The big challenge for us is to do something we've never done before and that is to beat the Suns in a practice game.

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Need a win to give us a little bit of confidence and momentum going into round 1

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WOOHOO,

Suns v Dees @ Southport

I'm a member of both

Stoked!

Dual citizenship?

I'm sure there are many with more moral issues than that on the Cote D'or .

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Here is what has been tweeted by the AFL:

So no Sunday games?

I'm tipping we won't be shown either, 11:30 on the Gold Coast, got to hope it ain't too hot again.

And I see we get to travel again.

That's where having Darwin 9-day camps, playing at Renmark and at Casey in 33-34C pays dividends.

What heat?

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Dual citizenship?

I'm sure there are many with more moral issues than that on the Cote D'or .

don't worry about moral issues on the Cote D'or, the good burghers of Romsey would make the Cote D'or pale into insignificance.

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don't worry about moral issues on the Cote D'or, the good burghers of Romsey would make the Cote D'or pale into insignificance.

What the hell is a moral issue?

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What brilliant specimen came up with an 11:30am start?? That has to be about as dumb as it gets. And, they can't blame TV scheduling for it, either! And, why not play it at Metricon?? We have that magnificent stadium. Why not use it?

Although, the up-side will be that there's a chance I can park the car beside the fence, and toot the horn for every Dee goal!

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What brilliant specimen came up with an 11:30am start?? That has to be about as dumb as it gets. And, they can't blame TV scheduling for it, either! And, why not play it at Metricon?? We have that magnificent stadium. Why not use it?

Although, the up-side will be that there's a chance I can park the car beside the fence, and toot the horn for every Dee goal!

presume heat, humidity and Dees possibly wanting same day return to Melbourne.

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What brilliant specimen came up with an 11:30am start?? That has to be about as dumb as it gets. And, they can't blame TV scheduling for it, either! And, why not play it at Metricon?? We have that magnificent stadium. Why not use it?

Although, the up-side will be that there's a chance I can park the car beside the fence, and toot the horn for every Dee goal!

seconds always kicked off at 11:30 :)

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Think it will be a the Southport Sharks but will check with the club tomorrow..

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I'd like to see us play a good side and crush the suns by 8 goals or so. Need a good win to go into the season propper with a bit of confidence

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seconds always kicked off at 11:30 :)

I played about 210 games total. Most of them were kicking off the dew !

Go Dees Give 'em HELL !!!

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What sort of team to select for this game and in these circumstances?

In the normal course i.e a practice match somewhere in close vicinity to the CBD against top quality opposition, I would have picked the strongest possible team for the final hit out but going over there and in those conditions, I'm not so sure.

With one week's break before round 1 to follow, we need to put more games into some of those legs but a hot steamy Southport v GCS?

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What sort of team to select for this game and in these circumstances?

In the normal course i.e a practice match somewhere in close vicinity to the CBD against top quality opposition, I would have picked the strongest possible team for the final hit out but going over there and in those conditions, I'm not so sure.

With one week's break before round 1 to follow, we need to put more games into some of those legs but a hot steamy Southport v GCS?

I would play all the young ones and give any player who has played all 3 previous weeks the week off except maybe Hogan.

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What sort of team to select for this game and in these circumstances?

In the normal course i.e a practice match somewhere in close vicinity to the CBD against top quality opposition, I would have picked the strongest possible team for the final hit out but going over there and in those conditions, I'm not so sure.

With one week's break before round 1 to follow, we need to put more games into some of those legs but a hot steamy Southport v GCS?

Won't be that bad WJ. Will be playing in about 24 degrees at that time of day, especially given there will be some cloud about. Humidity won't be drastic either, I'm tipping around 65%.

If the rain can hold off, they will be playing in near perfect conditions.

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Would love to see Dawes, Viney and McDonald return. Lets hope and see, I guess. If Dawes gets up to play I'd rest Hogan and go with Dawes, Sellar and Pedersen and see if the three can work in tandem.

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