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Tom McDonald built on a good Nab Challenge and was amazing today.

Col Garland built on a terrible Nab Challenge and was amazing today.

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AFL match centre suggests Garland came off injured at the end. nothing to worry about?

The physios didnt even bother touching him. I'm sure he'll be fine.

There are so many highlights from today. But the main thing is WE WON ROUND 1. 10 years I've waited for this.

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Pleasing thing was how hard we were, especially early. Wanted more and exposed a few Gold Coa$t softies.

Also took the game on 95 percent of the time.

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I had the best day - hardly any voice left but it was bloody brilliant. So happy ❤️

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And not even the best player I have ever seen can come back through us anymore.

If you're underdone, and if you're sore, you better not risk it against the Demons. They will put Viney or Brayshaw on you early and eff you up.

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Probably our best win since beating Essendon on a Friday night way back in 2011.

Sure, we had some exciting victories under Roos last year, but they were close games and we won in part to opposition inaccuracy, choking etc.

Today we were the better side from the opening minute.

Tyson's goal in the second quarter is the best passage of play I've seen since Salem's winner against Essendon last year. In fact, in isolation it was better. What an absolute treat to watch.

One last thing, there were 27,000 there today (a good number in itself) - but the noise felt closer to 60,000 when Lumumba kicked that goal. The Melbourne faithful are as loud as anyone.

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Not sure if it showed up as well live at the ground but Watts' tap from the goal line back to Jeffie G was bloody amazing clear thinking.

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One of my mates saw Mitch Clark there today.

After seeing Lumumba, and Hogan, it's a case of Mitch who?

Good on him for supporting his mates though.

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Posts on this Post Match topic seem a little slow compared to usual.

Either we are all completely shell shocked or everyone is still at the MCG singing the song.

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Not sure if it showed up as well live at the ground but Watts' tap from the goal line back to Jeffie G was bloody amazing clear thinking.

Definitely deliberate. It was brilliant.

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One of my mates saw Mitch Clark there today.

After seeing Lumumba, and Hogan, it's a case of Mitch who?

Good on him for supporting his mates though.

ye good on him. No grudges here.

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One of my mates saw Mitch Clark there today.

After seeing Lumumba, and Hogan, it's a case of Mitch who?

Good on him for supporting his mates though.

Good luck to him walking through Yarra Park...

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Homeward bound on the train now.

iPod has started off with shuffling to Knockin' on Heavens Door.

Now onto Flying in a Blue Dream.

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Team! Brayshaw and Vandnberg wowee . Just left the royal lol no need for skimpy mood lifters. Garlett Lamumba Newton Viney everyone maybe not jkh but next week son

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Probably our best win since beating Essendon on a Friday night way back in 2011.

Sure, we had some exciting victories under Roos last year, but they were close games and we won in part to opposition inaccuracy, choking etc.

Today we were the better side from the opening minute.

Tyson's goal in the second quarter is the best passage of play I've seen since Salem's winner against Essendon last year. In fact, in isolation it was better. What an absolute treat to watch.

One last thing, there were 27,000 there today (a good number in itself) - but the noise felt closer to 60,000 when Lumumba kicked that goal. The Melbourne faithful are as loud as anyone.

The Melbourne faithful are faithful.

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I want to talk everyone up, Lumumba hogan Tyson Viney Brayshaw Vandenberg Garlett garland McDonald great effort boys

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They had more composure and better disposal skill than I have seen for a long time. Garlett and lumumba add leg speed and class. First gamers Newton and Brayshaw showed composure and looked like they belong. Hogan is only going to get better. Having said that GC was poor defensively. But a great feeling at the end of the match.

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