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Total no brainer that change. Shouldn't have been dropped and last week it showed when we had zero run.

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Jkh in

Thats all

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Would've liked to see Michie come in given what we will miss with Viney's absence, but I don't mind it. Throws it over to the guys playing at Casey to put in another solid week and really earn their spot.

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Are we still top heavy? Adelaide are a great running team , hmmm

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Total no brainer that change. Shouldn't have been dropped and last week it showed when we had zero run.

If one zippy but not lighting half forward flanker is responsible for your run then you are screwed. Watts, Kent and Garlett are all quicker than JKH anyway! We're still going to have the 3 big men set up so JKH isn't going to be some panacea for our run.

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Like this from Roos. Yes we got beaten horribly in the second half but he is giving the players a chance to atone for themselves instead of the typical kneejerk reaction many here call for and that we would commonly see in the pre-Roos era.

Should they underperform two weeks in a row then expect some changes the following week but somehow i do not believe we will be as bad again. Doesn't mean we will win, just a far better performance across the board.

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Dawes is lucky to be there IMO. I know it was his first game of the year but he completely stunk it up. Toumpas was dropped for less.

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Dawes is lucky to be there IMO. I know it was his first game of the year but he completely stunk it up. Toumpas was dropped for less.

big men always get the benefit of the doubt and are offered more patience and time to develop. just the law of the land.

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Dawes is lucky to be there IMO. I know it was his first game of the year but he completely stunk it up. Toumpas was dropped for less.

If we had a key forward the quality of Bernie Vince ready to come back in to the side they'd get a game.

Roos is going to back Dawes in for a while because until someone else (Pedersen, Gawn, Frost, Fitzpatrick, Watts whoever) shows they are a legitimate 2nd marking and contesting option it's crazy to leave Hogan one out. It might've worked against a rubbish Gold Coast team but that's not proof it's a good long term plan.

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If we had a key forward the quality of Bernie Vince ready to come back in to the side they'd get a game.

Roos is going to back Dawes in for a while because until someone else (Pedersen, Gawn, Frost, Fitzpatrick, Watts whoever) shows they are a legitimate 2nd marking and contesting option it's crazy to leave Hogan one out. It might've worked against a rubbish Gold Coast team but that's not proof it's a good long term plan.

I'd personally prefer Pedersen to Dawes at the moment. Better hands, better kick, more versatile. He has VFL form behind him too.

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Rumours that jones might not play?

source is just comments on fb - people posting they have heard he may not play.

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Rumours that jones might not play?

source is just comments on fb - people posting they have heard he may not play.

[censored], he trained really well apparently.

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[censored], he trained really well apparently.

thats good then. just thought id see if there was any substance

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Dawes is lucky to be there IMO. I know it was his first game of the year but he completely stunk it up. Toumpas was dropped for less.

Dawes is a premiership player who performed exceptionally well in that Grand Final!

Toumpas is???

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He has VFL form behind him too.

Judging by recent reports, that's about the only place his current VFL form is.

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in the training thread... he didnt take part in some stuff at the start, but was in all the stuff at the end of training.

really hope hes ok...

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if we roll Adelaide without Jones and Viney we are officially back in town

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if we roll Adelaide without Jones and Viney we are officially back in town

Not only back in town but own the whole damn Monopoly board including all houses and multiplexing Mayfair and Park Lane!!!

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we're screwed, already short of inside pressure & tackling, & we replace Viney with JKH, so our game plan is to Beat Tex & Co in a shootout, we will be back page news this Sunday

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