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In Bernie's interview he was asked about Jack Watts singing 'Sweet Caroline'.  He said the boys love singing that song, especially Jack.

The Hawks sang 'Horses' away from the cameras after special wins.  'Sweet Caroline' might be our equivalent. 

Has anyone heard of the boys singing it before?

In case anyone needs reminding of it:

I suspect it is the chorus that seems so apt.

Certainly Jack knows what the dark times are like and why the 'good times never seemed so good'!

Glad to here the boys might have their own 'special song' a bit of extra bonding.

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213 kicks to 207 handballs was a significant stat. Suggests we're using time and space better once we've created it.

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1 hour ago, 640MD said:

Fantastic result,  could only watch the reports on the feed,

As one other poster says   We fade out in many games last night as well in the second quarter,

But what a turn around,  Can anyone who was there or watrched put a finger on why the turnaround happened or what caused the change in play.

 

I am probably going next week so don't expect the same out put    We don't often win with me in attendance    Go Dees

Pressure pressure pressure! We turned up the heat in close and they absolutely cracked. Atkins is an example, looked free flowing and easy rebounding the ball... then when our pressure kicked into him gear he hear footsteps then started to kick it really quickly resulting in turn overs then he faded right away.

Sloane having no influence and our in ballers dominating at the contest meant we were able to break really well followed by work rate by the likes of Peds to hurt them on the scoreboard and lastly our defence just rebounded it so well.

As an overall I throughly recommend for anyone to go to Adelaide oval to watch a game, winning helps but watching it on the hill in front on the ferals was something I will not forget!

Seeing a few Dees blokes with there young boys there was so nice to see especially as we got that win.

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Very proud to be a Dee today, had to pinch myself this morning!

One thing I loved more than anything were the moves by Goodwin. TMac helped turn the game up forward, did some great things other than kick 2 good goals. Trac in the middle was massive. Even Hannan in middle was a surprise, he didnt sent the world on fire but he did get involved. Bernie`s tag sensational and Jettas job on Betts, unbelievable. I can`t even do the votes, its too bloody hard. Oliver you are possibly the most exciting kid I can ever remember in my nearly half century years.

AND our leaders.....all of them stood up and dragged the kids along with them. 

A spine tingling win!

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I prefer the Elvis version with the big band .

Unfortunately Caroline is my sisters name .

My flag winning cricket team adopted"Dirty old Town" by the Pogues as our  unofficial anthem.

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10 hours ago, chook fowler said:

I came to Vic in 1965 so really didnt take much interest until then.

I can assure you, 64 was the greatest Melbourne have I've ever seen

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Hungover but can pretend to type. What a frigin win. Whole team played well. Just leave tmac in the forward line.

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34 minutes ago, dazzledavey36 said:

Btw does anyone think Josh Jenkins is an example of 'Built like Tarzan plays like Jane'. When i saw Oscar on him i was worried due to the bigger frame, yet Jenkins was bruise free today. 

Absolute soft.

Coming off broken ribs he may be a bit tentative.

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26 minutes ago, TRIGON said:

213 kicks to 207 handballs was a significant stat. Suggests we're using time and space better once we've created it.

Also as we bang on time and again, when you have forwards ahead you don't p.ss fart around with stupid sideways handball and nothing kicks.

We rotated Tom Mac, Weid, Pedo, Watts and Trac in the forward line, plus Hannan, Kent , Bugg and Jeffy, meaning there were players who could score  there and the ball came down quickly.

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2 hours ago, Lucifer's Hero said:

Can we send a humble pie to SEN for Garry's enjoyment. 

With 'Not Mentally Brittle' iced on top.

Hope he has the good grace to pump the team's tyres, this week!!

 

 

Awesome win. One for the true believers!

Go Dees!

Garry will say fantastic win but see next week when Melbourne will probably be favourites and see if we can back it up. That has been said about melbourne. When we arent favourites the pressure is off and we see this football that we saw last night, but when its our turn as favourites we dont back it up. Last night was great but next week will be a massive let down if we dont bring next week what we did last night. 

Just saw this from the NT news on twitter. 

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WHY IS EVERYONE SURPRISED MELBOURNE IS BETTER THAN ADELAIDE? HAVEN'T WE KNOWN THAT FOR DECADES? #AFLCrowsDees

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12 minutes ago, dees189227 said:

Garry will say fantastic win but see next week when Melbourne will probably be favourites and see if we can back it up. That has been said about melbourne. When we arent favourites the pressure is off and we see this football that we saw last night, but when its our turn as favourites we dont back it up. Last night was great but next week will be a massive let down if we dont bring next week what we did last night. 

Just saw this from the NT news on twitter. 

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WHY IS EVERYONE SURPRISED MELBOURNE IS BETTER THAN ADELAIDE? HAVEN'T WE KNOWN THAT FOR DECADES? #AFLCrowsDees

Every body loves a winner, well almost everyone.

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1 hour ago, jumbo returns said:

Just watching the replay....was it a goal?

I reckon it hit the post

Idgaf anyway...

On the slow mo it looks like it took a funny deflection when the ball was near the post, I wondered the same.

His celebration makes me think it went through.

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8 hours ago, DominatrixTyson said:

Im glad he didnt handball it.

Yes, would have been a behind if he did. And Crows get possession. Quick thinking from the lad.

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The Gaz Man needs to make a disclaimer about his own administrative/political record at the club before he starts hoeing into the current version.

You just know in your guts that he is pizzed that the club doesn't come grovelling to him cap in hand to 'solve' their problems. 

I don't mind him having an opinion (as he is entitled to). I just wish he would be a bit more reflective of his own time there as a kingmaker before passing himself off as SEN's resident authority on the Demons.

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9 hours ago, Males said:

I wouldn't say we played a bad quarter, the Crows have smashed every team this year in second quarters, so we actually held them off pretty well in that quarter.

 

9 hours ago, Males said:

I wouldn't say we played a bad quarter, the Crows have smashed every team this year in second quarters, so we actually held them off pretty well in that quarter.

Just watched replay. Until I did so, I hadn't realised how important was the Bugg goal in the second quarter. Until then we were getting smashed. A 10'goal or more loss was on the cards. Bugg's kick was not easy but he slotted it. At the next bounce our mids went in with a ferocity lacking the previous 15 minutes and almost immediately Jones goaled, and the game was turned on its head

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11 hours ago, Demon Disciple said:

That's another huge win without Hogan in the team.

First Geelong at Geelong, then Hawks at the G coming off 9 straight wins, now Crows in Adelaide.

 

I firmly believe that we are a better team with Hogan in the side, but clearly we should be doing things differently when he is. What should we do about this little conundrum?

Trade? ?

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3 hours ago, on the outer said:

The MFC just invented a new way to play:

No ruck, no KPF, but heaps of courage and determination with a touch of magic thrown in...

The Weagles of the mid-90s did just that. It seemed like they picked 20 ruck rovers each week.

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Good to hear the 'whoo hoo' guy was back in action yesterday! Slowly becoming a cult figure at AO!

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1 hour ago, Gorgoroth said:

Game was umpired better once they only had two.

They lost confidence and their run on was stopped. Suddenly they had to revert to considering who deserved the free. They weren't making home town decisions with their normal free flowing slickness.

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Kudos amongst it all to Jeffy Garland. That "how did he get that" mark near the end of the third quarter, 1 on 2 ... one for the ages.

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3 hours ago, Bring-Back-Powell said:

Our record at the G:

1-3

Our record away from the G:

3-1.

It's been a bizzare start to the season.

Don't you know Etihad is our fortress? 

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