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We will potentially have 11 blokes who have played less than 35 games in the team on Sunday - I love that we're blooding youth and it means less of the "scarred" types are playing, but I can't see a side with such inexperience getting up in such a big game. Happy to be proven wrong of course, but Collingwood will be desperate to get a win. 

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47 minutes ago, RedLegs23 said:

http://m.afl.com.au/news/2016-04-15/speedy-demon-jeff-garlett-in-doubt-for-pies-clash.mobileapp

Garlett wont get up which is disappointing. Hmmm... funny because I remember Misson saying he was an absolute definite starter for the North game.

... right.

Pretty frustrating.... he is the King of making statements and then the opposite happening. Maybe he should just be quiet.....

 

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13 minutes ago, Wadda We Sing said:

I think we m11ght actually smash them.....remember to be careful where you park your cars, and remove all red and blue rememorabilla!

Like the Essendon supporters who I saw whilst waiting in the car park after the game, shoving their flags inside MFC supporters cars. Nice work. 

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2 minutes ago, longsuffering said:

Like the Essendon supporters who I saw whilst waiting in the car park after the game, shoving their flags inside MFC supporters cars. Nice work. 

Sorry, it will be completely unlike Essendon supporters. Collingwood supporters will be taking things out of the cars (or just taking the cars).

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4 minutes ago, longsuffering said:

Like the Essendon supporters who I saw whilst waiting in the car park after the game, shoving their flags inside MFC supporters cars. Nice work. 

If that was my car they would be taking those flags out of somewhere and it would be my car.  Surgery may have been required...

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Sounds like Vince, Vanders (and maybe Watts) out. Most likely Brayshaw and Hunt in (along with NB if Watts doesn't get up)! Tragedy about Garlett!

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So not only is Garlett out but now Watts maybe too. On top of Vanders who was playing under an injury cloud and Brayshaw who was rushed back early.

Ive been asking for 2 years for Dave Misson to be fired, the bloke is hopeless.

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3 minutes ago, Petraccattack said:

 

So not only is Garlett out but now Watts maybe too. On top of Vanders who was playing under an injury cloud and Brayshaw who was rushed back early.

Ive been asking for 2 years for Dave Misson to be fired, the bloke is hopeless.

Misson said yesterday if Garlett got through training and pulled up well saturday he would play. If he doesn't, why is that Misson's fault.

Vanders did an ankle. Brayshaw was rushed in by the Match Committee. Watts has obviously injured a knee. Why is that Misson's fault.

I thought his main job was to get the players fit and that seems ok, they run out games.

The Doctors and Physios look after injuries.

Yes he might guess wrongly as to when a player will come back, but that is not his main job, that is just fluff for the supporters.

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Just now, Redleg said:

Misson said yesterday if Garlett got through training and pulled up well saturday he would play. If he doesn't, why is that Misson's fault.

 

He said before the Kangas game that Garlett would 100% play

Next  minutes hes missed 2 matches

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What did Misson do to Garlett and Watts?

7 minutes ago, Petraccattack said:

 

So not only is Garlett out but now Watts maybe too. On top of Vanders who was playing under an injury cloud and Brayshaw who was rushed back early.

Ive been asking for 2 years for Dave Misson to be fired, the bloke is hopeless.

 

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3 minutes ago, Petraccattack said:

He said before the Kangas game that Garlett would 100% play

Next  minutes hes missed 2 matches

If I recall correctly, they did another scan and found the injury was worse than first thought.  Can't see how blame attaches to him in particular.

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28 minutes ago, CBDees said:

Sounds like Vince, Vanders (and maybe Watts) out. Most likely Brayshaw and Hunt in (along with NB if Watts doesn't get up)! Tragedy about Garlett!

Source on Watts?

 

(PS can DL add to code of conduct that where there is an injury and perhaps also a trade rumor that failure to provide the source is against the code?)

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Just now, binman said:

Source on Watts

 

(PS can DL add to code of conduct that where there is an injury and perhaps also a trade rumor that failure to provide the source is against the code?)

Agree with this 100%.  Just dropping in something about another player having a possible injury but not giving the source is poor etiquette. 

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2 hours ago, Is Dom Is Good said:

Pretty frustrating.... he is the King of making statements and then the opposite happening. Maybe he should just be quiet.....

 

Yeah a bit like Turnbull

"would be better if he just shut up"

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10 minutes ago, Wiseblood said:

Agree with this 100%.  Just dropping in something about another player having a possible injury but not giving the source is poor etiquette. 

I relied on Demon9's post on today's "training report" where he referred to heavy strapping on Watts' knee. Perhaps wait and see whether other Demonlanders post on the training session with more authority?

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7 hours ago, Undeeterred said:

We have gone wrong many times playing the man for years. We're not good at it. Look at how clumsy Bernie Vince looked trying to be tough last week.

We have to just play good hard footy and stuff who is injured from the other side. Focusing on it gets us nowhere.

What his bump on Ziebell? That was a ripper wasn't it. 

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27 minutes ago, CBDees said:

I relied on Demon9's post on today's "training report" where he referred to heavy strapping on Watts' knee. Perhaps wait and see whether other Demonlanders post on the training session with more authority?

Tommy Mac was on SEN this morning saying that Watts didn't train the week of the Ess game and played poorly becasue of it. Maybe he is carrying something?

TMac sounded very composed and articulate. Can see why he is in the leadership group. (yes I know he needs to fix his dosposal

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