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Hard to believe that we're already at Round 10 and it's even harder to believe that the Demons are putting such a young team onto the field each week and yet still remain in finals contention.

The table below from what I believe was last week's round shows how young the team. With Nev Jetta and Dom Tyson coming into the team today, the average age might be slightly higher but it's good knowing that we have plenty of youth to come in and supplement the team - Angus Brayshaw, Clayton Oliver and Christian Salem for starters.

That's all good but our opponents have on average about three years in age and far more than double the numbers played over us. Can youth triumph over experience today? 

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Median games is the most relevant stat there. 30 is simply a crazy number. We are winning games with a team of babies.

Hard to believe that we're already at Round 10 and it's even harder to believe that the Demons are putting such a young team onto the field each week and yet still remain in finals contention. Th

Jetta can hold his head high. Been fantastic.

37 minutes ago, Whispering_Jack said:

Hard to believe that we're already at Round 10 and it's even harder to believe that the Demons are putting such a young team onto the field each week and yet still remain in finals contention.

The table below from what I believe was last week's round shows how young the team. With Nev Jetta and Dom Tyson coming into the team today, the average age might be slightly higher but it's good knowing that we have plenty of youth to come in and supplement the team - Angus Brayshaw, Clayton Oliver and Christian Salem for starters.

That's all good but our opponents have on average about three years in age and far more than double the numbers played over us. Can youth triumph over experience today? 

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Wow. Look at Carlton!

Another year and they'll be looking at a complete rebuild.

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16 minutes ago, Nasher said:

Median games is the most relevant stat there. 30 is simply a crazy number. We are winning games with a team of babies.

Nearly fell off my chair when I saw that. Wow. Thats a team of players that have played less than 1.5 seasons an average.

Makes the turnaround all the more remarkable, an I hope next loss we have the supporters put things in perspective and acknowledge we are way ahead of he curve. 

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Dee's by 34, Billy Stretch RS nom, slow roasted pork belly for lunch and a few froffies.

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5 minutes ago, McQueen said:

Dee's by 34, Billy Stretch RS nom, slow roasted pork belly for lunch and a few froffies.

I think Billy is ineligible?? Probably would have got it before Trac last week if eligible!

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6 minutes ago, McQueen said:

Dee's by 34, Billy Stretch RS nom, slow roasted pork belly for lunch and a few froffies.

It couldnt get much better Maybe. Dees by 68 i suppose and a lot of frothies

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Brilliant positive stats to start the day, thanks! Exciting future whilst enjoying the moment, 

 

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9 minutes ago, McQueen said:

Dee's by 34, Billy Stretch RS nom, slow roasted pork belly for lunch and a few froffies.

He would have got the nom last week if he were eligible. 

Another must win this game, a lot of teams hovering around 4 and 5 wins. Adelaide could lose to GWS and we're a game clear in 8th.

I love pork belly and froffies..

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Mentioned in the Match Preview thread that they had a few players under an injury cloud pre-match. They were Darcy Byrne-Jones, Hamish Hartlett and Jackson Trengove. Port posted this pic on facebook. No Jackson Trengove but Sam Gray (emergency) is in the photo. Assume this is the 22 they're going with. MASSIVE bonus for us if Trengove is out

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22 minutes ago, McQueen said:

Dee's by 34, Billy Stretch RS nom, slow roasted pork belly for lunch and a few froffies.

Played too many games last year to be eligible, but maybe he'll be so good they make an exception?

Also, put the lid back on fellas, geez!

 

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If we are to look at the game, I would say this is an opportunity for us as I don't like our chances the next week. We will be coming back from stinking hot Alice Springs against the reigning three time premiers. As much as I would like to see us roll those p****s, I'm not sure that we are there yet. 
A 7-4 record would be better but if you look at where we are at as a footy team, 6-5 would put us on track for what I would reasonably expect us to achieve as a team this year.

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15 minutes ago, Ethan Tremblay said:

He would have got the nom last week if he were eligible. 

Another must win this game, a lot of teams hovering around 4 and 5 wins. Adelaide could lose to GWS and we're a game clear in 8th.

I love pork belly and froffies..

So who have we got left who's RS eligible?

O'mac?

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Port will come out and try to be tough guys like they did against Geelong. Although young, we have a team of young, competitive brutes who won't be rattled.

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9 minutes ago, McQueen said:

So who have we got left who's RS eligible?

O'mac?

Yep, out of the guys that are getting a game he's the only one.

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2 minutes ago, Ethan Tremblay said:

Port will come out and try to be tough guys like they did against Geelong. Although young, we have a team of young, competitive brutes who won't be rattled.

Jones to be fined again.

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I will be honest, I tipped Port to be top 4 and contend for the flag this year....

They are a rabble, completely out of form and a shadow of their 2013/14 side. 

Ive moved on from the Essendon game, a loss today would be really disappointing considering what we've shown since then. Angus, VB and Oliver are first and second year players, we have no excuses.

We will break them open early, Dees by 42.

 

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7 minutes ago, Colin B. Flaubert said:

If we are to look at the game, I would say this is an opportunity for us as I don't like our chances the next week. We will be coming back from stinking hot Alice Springs against the reigning three time premiers. As much as I would like to see us roll those p****s, I'm not sure that we are there yet. 
A 7-4 record would be better but if you look at where we are at as a footy team, 6-5 would put us on track for what I would reasonably expect us to achieve as a team this year.

Alice Springs weather 23c light winds. 44% humidity. Perfect for footy.

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Just now, Theo said:

Alice Springs weather 23c light winds. 44% humidity. Perfect for footy.

Well that's reassuring.
Still don't think we can beat the Dawks yet though. :(

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