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Training -  Thursday 20th July, 2017


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7 minutes ago, beelzebub said:

Doesn't really answer the question. Thats your response. The question is surely valid. Its a public place. I understand the 'why' . I dispute the ability, MFC or anyone. 

maybe vp looked like one of those 'suspicious looking characters'? :lol: 

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11 minutes ago, beelzebub said:

Doesn't really answer the question. Thats your response. The question is surely valid. Its a public place. I understand the 'why' . I dispute the ability, MFC or anyone. 

Also curious about this. Being an open park I assume that if the club is using the space it has the right to turn people away from watching unless at a distance...but that would be silly. We do have to be the only club though that doesn't have an obvious way to have a "closed" session.

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48 minutes ago, daisycutter said:

lol - is 'suspicious looking characters' code for demonlanders?

Just what I was thinking. I think it's

Demonlander .............. Suspicious

Port Adelaide  supporter ............ Dodgy

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2 hours ago, Vogon Poetry said:

We were asked to leave today (which I did).  First time that has happened.  Nothing out of the ordinary happened whilst I was there, usual drills - agility, ball handling and movement inside 50.

So what happened after you left VP?

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32 minutes ago, praha said:

Also curious about this. Being an open park I assume that if the club is using the space it has the right to turn people away from watching unless at a distance...but that would be silly. We do have to be the only club though that doesn't have an obvious way to have a "closed" session.

Hawthorn, Collingwood,  Richmond,  Norths have training bases where you can watch a closed session, so no we are not the 'only'

I have also attended quite a few closed sessions, assume VP was filming the drills, that is a big no no as I said before

 

 

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14 minutes ago, Satyriconhome said:

Hawthorn, Collingwood,  Richmond,  Norths have training bases where you can watch a closed session, so no we are not the 'only'

I have also attended quite a few closed sessions, assume VP was filming the drills, that is a big no no as I said before

 

 

I think you can add Western Bulldogs to this list, too. 

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56 minutes ago, Satyriconhome said:

Hawthorn, Collingwood,  Richmond,  Norths have training bases where you can watch a closed session, so no we are not the 'only'

I have also attended quite a few closed sessions, assume VP was filming the drills, that is a big no no as I said before

 

 

True although fairly certain Collingwood's pitch is gated.

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1 hour ago, Monocology said:

Thread is a ray of sunshine on otherwise dull day thanks all.

Tyson, Watts, Viney & Salem. Gods - give me three of the four 'n I promise I'll be at church Sundie.

Church is on Satdee this week. (See what I did there?!)

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On 7/19/2017 at 4:30 AM, Wadda We Sing said:

Its suddenly not looking that bad injury wise all of a sudden! Its been feeling like the roof was about to collapse lately.....

Though not helped by Vince and Garlett missing (the latter through no fault of his own). Swings and roundabouts ... if we ever get the full list on the park, look out!

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3 hours ago, Skuit said:

There was reportedly one odd bloke there with a beard who seemed somewhat suspicious following Neville around on his scooter.

What was Nev doing riding a scooter?

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4 hours ago, deebug said:

I was thinking the same thing.

Thank you football Gods:D

Remember though that players returning from injury can take time to find form and match fitness, as we have seen often and recently with some of our best players.

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2 minutes ago, Redleg said:

Remember though that players returning from injury can take time to find form and match fitness, as we have seen often and recently with some of our best players.

Totally get what you're saying but the 4 ins (hopefully) have only missed between 2 and 4 games. Hopefully that's not too much to prevent the players from hitting the ground running on Saturday. Time will tell though.

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1 minute ago, Bring-Back-Powell said:

Totally get what you're saying but the 4 ins (hopefully) have only missed between 2 and 4 games. Hopefully that's not too much to prevent the players from hitting the ground running on Saturday. Time will tell though.

That is true, I was just tempering the euphoria of getting some of our best players back, that some think means that they automatically play at their best.

On the other hand it is imperative if we are to play finals that we get our best team on the park and playing their best football. 

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19 minutes ago, Redleg said:

Remember though that players returning from injury can take time to find form and match fitness, as we have seen often and recently with some of our best players.

We can't expect an immediate impact from all of them if indeed they all return, but at least it will free up the likes of Trac, Hannan, Harmes and co.

It gives us some kind of structure back.

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3 hours ago, beelzebub said:

Doesn't really answer the question. Thats your response. The question is surely valid. Its a public place. I understand the 'why' . I dispute the ability, MFC or anyone. 

Collectively, the clubs have an informal policy  that is something like:

a) official closed sessions are respected, except for undercover spies sometimes;

b) Spies who are identified and asked to leave either open or closed sessions respect that direction. 

 

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6 minutes ago, deespicable me said:

We've got 2 hours to guess the outs.

I'm going out on a limb and suggesting Vince and Kent are definite outs

The other two. Smith and Pedo?

Might be a load of rubbish but another poster said the coaching staff were furious with Wagner's defensive game last week. He might be a smokey to miss.

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7 minutes ago, deespicable me said:

We've got 2 hours to guess the outs.

I'm going out on a limb and suggesting Vince and Kent are definite outs

The other two. Smith and Pedo?

I reckon Smith stays in and they play him against one of the talls like Westhoff, Garlett out due to personal reasons.
 

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