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Well, that sucked.

We didn't want it early and we couldn't peg them back.  We had more of the ball in the end, more inside 50s and so forth, yet we played right in to their hands.  It's not good enough and I'm positive, with another pre-season under our belts, we will get better at these situations.

Hogan needs to fix his kicking, no doubt about it.  But to suggest he has an 'attitude' problem is ridiculous and disrespectful.  19 touches and 14 marks in horrid conditions is a damn good day out.  It's tainted, of course, with his kicking for goal, but that can be fixed.

And if I see posters claiming our culture hasn't changed and so forth, then you need to take a good, hard look at yourself.  You know it has changed.  We need to eliminate these types of losses, but I suspect this will motivate the boys for a big pre-season and a crack at finals in 2017.

Just noticed it was 20 free kicks to 5 today.  I hate blaming something like this, but to suggest we only earned a total of 5 free kicks in a game of footy is ludicrous.

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2 minutes ago, Rod Grinter Riot Squad said:

Pathetic. On so many levels.

 

Thank-you Paul Roos for your fantastic efforts turning our club around, truth be told though, I won't miss you on game days.

Yeah, his coaching effort againt Hawthorn was absolutely terrible.  

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Just now, bing181 said:

Pathetic. That loss had nothing to do with Roos.

Disagree, obviously.

 

let them have the extra man in defence all day, that way we had an extra player for 'ball use'. Sorry, but on a wet day that makes no sense. Go man on man, get the ball and get it forward. Instead, all day, we had players look up and have Carlton numbers in front of them so they hand balled excessively. 

 

Yes there were were many other factors, but to me Roos could have changed things to stop the overuse of handball and didn't.

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Worse loss than the essendon 1 in my opinion, have something to play for and go to water, still a mentally weak club I don't think Roos wanted to win with the selections they made, Weideman for pedo was a terrible decision, if they come out and beat geelong I will be livid 

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I can't see the forest for the trees right now, despite our overall progress. I'm absolutely livid with that predictably awful display.

All week long hearing about how much of a percentage booster this game needed to be, but deep down I knew we'd drop this match. Heartbroken.

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Overuse of handball. No one wants to take responsibility in kicking the ball. Partly caused by no players up forward to kick to. Playing dry weather football in the wet doesn't work.

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Have a little rule that I wait a day before posting after a bad loss... but that is just shattering.

We had a real opportunity to at least go into the preseason with nothing and no one to fear... but that's shot for now.  

The best I suppose we can hope for after a loss like that is that it spurs the players into action and steels their resolve, but I've seen too many losses like that and it's had the opposite effect.

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