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2 minutes ago, DemonOX said:

What I liked was how stoned face the crow suppotters were. Classic. 

Yep, the crows were stoned.

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56 minutes ago, Clint Bizkit said:

Until he kicked it.

I like Wagner, he's an upgrade on Melksham but he butchered it a fair bit under little pressure.

Wagner is the doppelgänger fur Hunt. 

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1 hour ago, Luther said:

I just had a look too, literally amazing. Posters talking about giving up after 20 years of supporting the club, saying that their season is done, their list is trash... and they're on top of the ladder! 

What a pathetic bunch of 'supporters'.

You know the same would happen here if the roles were reversed, it's the nature of fan forums 

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58 minutes ago, DemonOX said:

Lets c how we perform this week against the Roos first.  One week at a time Macca cause we just never know what we r going to get. 

I've seen enough DX ... we get a good run with injuries and we'll get to 13 wins. 

Winning the way we did on Sat night is worth more than 1 win. The whole squad should be brimming with confidence now.  Collectively our midfield can perform at A class. 

We might hit a wall for a short time but every team will experience that with the type of footy that is being played this season. 

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1 hour ago, Deeoldfart said:

I agree Adam.  The critical thing for me was that we got things back on our terms mid-quarter.  When we've regained the initiative in earlier games, it has generally been at the breaks, when the coaches have re-set things for the next stanza.  To wrest the momentum back mid-quarter was a sign to me that our list and on-field leadership is learning and maturing.  Hope I'm right!

Completely agree, mate. It's a great sign.

4 hours ago, Abe said:

I didn't realise how quick Clarry is!? Is there anything this 21 gamer can't do?? Eddie bets goals, running down quick opposition players, 30 touches every game, 80 plus % disposal efficiency 

very big man crush forming. 

He's leading The Age Player of the Year I believe. 6 votes ahead of Sloane.

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1 hour ago, Ted Fidge said:

Take the rest of the year off and have one last roll of the dice next season.

For every Steve Bradbury in sport, there are lots of deserving Brayshaws.

I shake my head in wonder that he was not wearing a helmet.

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I can't recall Wagner hitting a target again the other night. I really rate him. He gets to great spots, provides a really nice outlet and is good 1v1. But his kicking needs to improve. I think he's just struggling to get the pace of games at times. Hopefully that improves against the Roos.

Wagner, Hunt, Frost and Hibberd. That is a seriously strong defensive unit that attacks and line breaks in a similar way to Adelaide's half backs.

This is why Frost is such a rare beast and if he can get his contested marking under control, he could be anything. There aren't many KPDs with his toe (none in fact), which enables him to take on the game like Rance. But unlike Rance, he actually takes the opposition's most dangerous tall as well.

Would you look at that? I just went on another Frost rant. ;) 

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as promised...50 to dland irrespective of win lose or draw

Go Dees

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Saw this on Twitter.

Sometimes, one picture paints 1000 words.

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1 minute ago, Devil is in the Detail said:

Because helmets don't do anything against concussions.

Thats a little surprising.  

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12 minutes ago, Demon Jack said:

Saw this on Twitter.

Sometimes, one picture paints 1000 words.

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Geez if I was that dees supporter in the middle I would have been screaming and yelling my lungs out all with a massive smile on my dial. 

I saw this on fox during the game too. 

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33 minutes ago, Macca said:

I've seen enough DX ... we get a good run with injuries and we'll get to 13 wins. 

Winning the way we did on Sat night is worth more than 1 win. The whole squad should be brimming with confidence now.  Collectively our midfield can perform at A class. 

We might hit a wall for a short time but every team will experience that with the type of footy that is being played this season. 

I really hope u r right Macca. 

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11 minutes ago, Devil is in the Detail said:

Concussion is all about the brain bouncing around in the brain. The helmets don't prevent this.

Right.  That makes sense.  The devil is in the detail!

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I firmly believe that we are a top four proposition on talent and consistency. We've been in every game in the ones that we have lost, we've come back from poor starts, and whilst we've had lapses that frustrates, the season is so so even, that we could miss the 8, we could comfortably be top 4 and even top 2 (as perverse at that sounds). God its good to be passionate again and not apathetic.

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33 minutes ago, Demon Jack said:

Saw this on Twitter.

Sometimes, one picture paints 1000 words.

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How did you get this picture to 10kb? I couldn't figure it out, but then maybe I'm a little technologically challenged.

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11 minutes ago, Danelska said:

I firmly believe that we are a top four proposition on talent and consistency. We've been in every game in the ones that we have lost, we've come back from poor starts, and whilst we've had lapses that frustrates, the season is so so even, that we could miss the 8, we could comfortably be top 4 and even top 2 (as perverse at that sounds). God its good to be passionate again and not apathetic.

I see where you're coming from, but top 4 teams find ways to win those close ones that we've let slip this year. Even with injuries. I think we're a top 8 team and will prove as much by the end of 2017.

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For those that don't follow Titus O'Reiley

here's an extract from his  " The Monday Kneejerk Reaction"

enjoy:)

 

Adelaide (66) v Melbourne (107)

Clayton Oliver may be the greatest person who has ever lived. I’m a bit biased, but the idea of Melbourne having a real football star is something I thought would never happen again, like having someone love me.

While love remains elusive, a sure-handed clearance machine has arrived, and I am finally starting to believe that the Demons are heading somewhere that isn’t painful.

The Crows were meant to bounce back from a terrible outing in Tasmania and thump the Dees but instead struggled to handle opponents not letting them do whatever they want to do.

Rory Sloane was tagged by Bernie Vince, and Sloane’s teammates took one look at Vince’s aggression and said, ‘You’re on your own there Rory.’  

Time and time again, the Crows players couldn’t handle the defensive pressure of the Demons. Neither could the umps, with Vince taking out one of them and the fill in going down with cramp.

It meant the game got down to two field umpires, instantly halving the number of umpiring mistakes.

Does this mean the Dees have finally clicked and the Crows are done? In this crazy season who knows? This season is drunk.

- See more at: https://titusoreily.com/afl/monday-knee-jerk-reaction-afl-round-eight-1#sthash.IXqLcwDs.dpuf

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4 minutes ago, A F said:

I see where you're coming from, but top 4 teams find ways to win those close ones that we've let slip this year. Even with injuries. I think we're a top 8 team and will prove as much by the end of 2017.

Ninth if we get a Ruckman back before the end of June.

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8 minutes ago, old dee said:

Ninth if we get a Ruckman back before the end of June.

You won't know what to do if we make finals, OD. I guess you'll be negative when we don't win the flag. :P

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3 minutes ago, beelzebub said:

For those that don't follow Titus O'Reiley

here's an extract from his  " The Monday Kneejerk Reaction"

enjoy:)

 

Adelaide (66) v Melbourne (107)

Clayton Oliver may be the greatest person who has ever lived. I’m a bit biased, but the idea of Melbourne having a real football star is something I thought would never happen again, like having someone love me.

While love remains elusive, a sure-handed clearance machine has arrived, and I am finally starting to believe that the Demons are heading somewhere that isn’t painful.

The Crows were meant to bounce back from a terrible outing in Tasmania and thump the Dees but instead struggled to handle opponents not letting them do whatever they want to do.

Rory Sloane was tagged by Bernie Vince, and Sloane’s teammates took one look at Vince’s aggression and said, ‘You’re on your own there Rory.’  

Time and time again, the Crows players couldn’t handle the defensive pressure of the Demons. Neither could the umps, with Vince taking out one of them and the fill in going down with cramp.

It meant the game got down to two field umpires, instantly halving the number of umpiring mistakes.

Does this mean the Dees have finally clicked and the Crows are done? In this crazy season who knows? This season is drunk.

- See more at: https://titusoreily.com/afl/monday-knee-jerk-reaction-afl-round-eight-1#sthash.IXqLcwDs.dpuf

Excellent bb thank you.

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Just now, A F said:

You won't know what to do if we make finals, OD. I guess you'll be negative when we don't win the flag. :P

Current batting average is 50%  I predicted 13 wins this year which is still just possible and that will have us on the brink AF.

What makes you think there has been a substantial change after one game. I don't think you are but I could easily reply with "wishful" thinking. I prefer to think of myself as realistic. So far I have been close to the money.

2018 is finals time IMO but first I need to see us win 13 this year.

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Monday whingers ringing SEN are saying Olivers goal hit the post. Was anyone who was there anywhere near the goals?

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