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Best we could've hoped for with no Skilled and 1 Pattersons game,no Friday Night games but 5 Saturday night games,which I much prefer and 2 twilights.

Great result.

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No game at Geelong, first time in many years. Thank God.

Dreadful draw from a commercial point of view and the game at Etihad is just another kick in the guts. We cannot make any money from this draw and I'm sure that PJ is less than happy, there are two g

Round 1 2007 Melb v St kilda, Melb enter into the 2007 full of hope after beating St Kilda in the finals 2006 before going down to Fremantle. The club had high hopes for 2007 and we believed we would

No, neither. Both of them are once-only games, home games (Brisbane at Etihad).

That's bloody fantastic that is!

Can't wait till we start winning which result in getting a better draw.

Really grates my aggets tbh

Thanks for all the info guys and gals greatly appreciated

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If (big if) we can get a win against the Saints in Round 1, you'd hope that our opening home game in Round 2 could pull a decent figure (more decent than what we're going to get in Round 21 v GWS, anyway). But yes, the draw is financially abysmal.

I can't remember when we had a big crowd at the G for a West Coast game, if we get 25k following a first round win it will be a miracle.

GWS in round 21 will probably be closer to 15k as will the GC game, Bullies and North will be around the 22 - 25k mark. Looks as if we will have our hand out, once again, at the end of the season. What's the saying keep them poor and dependent.

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IMO we have a good chance to be 2 wins from the first three games.

That would give us the best start that I can remember.

It would do wonders for membership numbers.

If we could make that start I would say we have a great Draw for 2014

and some of the other games later on have a better chance of drawing reasonable numbers.

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It is good in that respect

We are a sneaky chance to be up 4-1 for mine

It all depends on that first game against the 'aints... if we lose that, going by previous years' form, we are going to be in a lot of trouble... if we win it, we will have some momentum to build on.

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Of the 7 MCG home games, we have 3 x Sunday 3.20pm, 2 x Saturday night, 1 x Saturday 1.45pm, 1 x Sunday 4.40pm.

We have 8 MCG home games, you missed the Monday for QB..

From a commercial point of view it's not the best, but with the 2 NT home games and only 5 away games outside of Melbourne, there is some upside.

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I can't remember when we had a big crowd at the G for a West Coast game, if we get 25k following a first round win it will be a miracle.

GWS in round 21 will probably be closer to 15k as will the GC game, Bullies and North will be around the 22 - 25k mark. Looks as if we will have our hand out, once again, at the end of the season. What's the saying keep them poor and dependent.

I reckon if we can beat St Kilda in Round 1 we might get closer to 30,000 for the West Coast game. First home game, a win on the board, it's not impossible I don't think.

That GWS game in Round 21 will be lucky to get 15,000 though.

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Of the 7 MCG home games, we have 3 x Sunday 3.20pm, 2 x Saturday night, 1 x Saturday 1.45pm, 1 x Sunday 4.40pm.

Not bad for a team that does not win or rate tu.

Start winning games and it all changes.

Until then we have no power / choice.

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Dreadful draw from a commercial point of view and the game at Etihad is just another kick in the guts.

We cannot make any money from this draw and I'm sure that PJ is less than happy, there are two games where we will make a profit Collingwood and Geelong.

Agreed. Jackson would have been heaving his guts out when he saw that. His tough job just got even tougher

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We have 8 home games next year, and of those, only 3 are against Melbourne clubs, two of whom are the lowest-drawing (North and WB). It's crushing commercially, as others have said. It looks ok from a standpoint of who we play twice, but we've had the easiest draw every year for the last 3 years and it hasn't helped.

And I have to tell the mrs that there's no Queensland holiday this year.

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Round 1 2007 Melb v St kilda, Melb enter into the 2007 full of hope after beating St Kilda in the finals 2006 before going down to Fremantle. The club had high hopes for 2007 and we believed we would be in contention.

This was the start of what has now been 7 years of hell. 2014 we need to win round 1.

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Not bad for a team that does not win or rate tu.

Start winning games and it all changes.

Until then we have no power / choice.

I'm not complaining, it's what we get for being a disaster commercially.

PJ is 100% right to call us an impediment. No one wants to play us because no one will come and no one will watch.

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8 home games at the MCG is a farce...given that we gave up 2 games to the NT to promote the game for the AFL ..why the f,... did they allocate an Etihad home game...again..this draw f...s us financially. I hope the NT is coughing up a bucket load for those 2 home home games.

The only good thing is that half our games will be played at the MCG and we don't travel to Geelong or QLD and only once to W.A.

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At least we dont have to travel down to geelong. Its about time we got to play nth at the mcg. Even though we play them at eithad in the last round. Bit annoyed we have to back up queens bithday after the darwin game but at least its a 10 day break. We dont have to travel to brisbane and we only play richmond collingwood and essendon once as well as geelong and hawkers.

It doesnt look to bad. It would be nice to get off to a good start in r1 with a win.

If we start winning then supporters will show up. Now its over to roos and the boys to achieve this.

I thought there were going to be 2 byes next year

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At least we dont have to travel down to geelong. Its about time we got to play nth at the mcg. Even though we play them at eithad in the last round. Bit annoyed we have to back up queens bithday after the darwin game but at least its a 10 day break. We dont have to travel to brisbane and we only play richmond collingwood and essendon once as well as geelong and hawkers.

It doesnt look to bad. It would be nice to get off to a good start in r1 with a win.

If we start winning then supporters will show up. Now its over to roos and the boys to achieve this.

I thought there were going to be 2 byes next year

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