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2 minutes ago, Nasher said:

In: Vince, Garlett

Out: Stiff player 1, stiff player 2.

Yep, putting the big calls out there today.

Serious answer: early gut feel says rest Oliver, and send Hunt back to Casey.  It makes me squirm omitting Hunt off the back of a seriously solid debut, but I can't mount a case for anyone else.  All our other somewhat marginal players such as Bugg were excellent today.

Appreciated the laugh from the Lumumba droppers though.  I love what he's adding to the side at the moment.

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Just now, Nasher said:

Serious answer: early gut feel says rest Oliver, and send Hunt back to Casey.  It makes me squirm omitting Hunt off the back of a seriously solid debut, but I can't mount a case for anyone else.  All our other somewhat marginal players such as Bugg were excellent today.

Appreciated the laugh from the Lumumba droppers though.  I love what he's adding to the side at the moment.

Have to agree with you the Prince has been way better than I expected.

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Contrary to some other opinions I think VDB will be coming back via Casey.

His form wasn't great before injury and with the display today from both the Casey players and the seniors he won't just automatically slot back in once he's fit.

Bernie will come back in and I reckon Oliver will be given a week off.

I know Roos doesn't like dropping a debutant after their first game but I think Hunt will be unlucky as Garlett should hopefully be back, but the again Garlett could be another 4 weeks away... who knows!

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1 hour ago, Whispering_Jack said:

If it's not broken, don't fix it ... But I can't see Bernie, Jeff or vanders playing at Casey any time soon.

I can - Vanders in the two's , to run him into a bout of form...Bugg definately needs a run into the two's.

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Id do the one change with Vince in and Oliver to have a rest.

I have serious man crush for Garlett but i think another week off will do him good. Especially with ankles as they can just stay and niggle with you for a while if you try and play on them. Bit like whats happened  to Vandenberg who has looked so rusty since his ankle injury during the nab cup.

I want Garlett 100% fit.

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3 minutes ago, Jesse Christ said:

How are we going to fit Petracca,  AVB,  ANB, and eventually Weeds into this team. 

This is  what success feels like. It's a strange feeling but I can get used to it! 

And Trenners!

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56 minutes ago, Deeoldfart said:

Garlett (if fit) and Vince are certainties to return ....... but no idea who the outs might be!  Our Footy Dept got it spot-on this week, despite the widespread criticism / incredulity around this place.  Very happy to leave it to them again ....... they are far smarter than me!

And what magnificent position to be in

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Who ever gets dropped will be unlucky. It is nice to have decent backup players for a change. Getting senior games into the young players is also a good move by the club,not so long ago people wanted Wagner and Frost to be dropped. Great win.

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Great to finally have afl quality depth. I'd give tracca another week withe the idea of debut against the saints. This week, Vince in for Oliver . I wouldn't play him at Casey let him have a spell. Name him as first emg. From what I hear Garlett won't be ready. The only possible change could be ANB for hunt and Oscar Mac for Dunn as they will swap quite a bit this season in a handover situation. 

 

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I liken our situation with Petracca to kids being given a brand new game console for Christmas, them knowing it but only being able to play it on Christmas day. They all know what it is, they all know how good it is, and they know how much enjoyment it'll give the kids but they're still going to make them wait!

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On 17 April 2016 at 8:24 PM, DemonAndrew said:

Eight tackles.

He's a beast - even if he's tired he still works so hard.

69% TOG too - only Kennedy played less.  Incidentally, Kennedy had it 22 times on 65% TOG.

I was in favour of giving Oliver a rest, but it would have to be with his feet up.  It would probably be inhumane (to the opposition) to play him in the VFL.

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1 hour ago, Whispering_Jack said:

If it's not broken, don't fix it ... But I can't see Bernie, Jeff or vanders playing at Casey any time soon.

Yeh would have to be Vince/Jeffy for Brayshaw/Matty i would think.

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25 minutes ago, Petraccattack said:

Ok ill have a shot

 

In -  Vince, Garlett

Out - Oliver, M Jones

I think this is the most realistic change too, although could be a wet moist night where clearances are key and would love Oliver smashing into the Tigers.

 

 

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