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8 hours ago, thevil1 said:

Your hilarious!! 

You a Melbourne supporter still or just a Watts supporter these days? 

We will smash that soft as butter Port side from pillar to post. I hope Jack plays well, nothing against him, but Port will be this years flop, plenty of pre season hype, talked up as flag favourites, but ultimately they'll only bully the lesser teams & do nothing in finals. Hinkley has just doubled down on down hill skiing football. 

Maybe I will leave out the winning goal bit on reflection. Like you, I do want Jack to do well against us but hope Melbourne can win. I can't say I agree with your views on Port. They will be a very strong team with their latest imports giving them every chance of winning the flag.  Three very talented footballers without a doubt. What trading they did compared to our miserable performance. They must have more money than us. 

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4 minutes ago, Bobby McKenzie said:

Maybe I will leave out the winning goal bit on reflection. Like you, I do want Jack to do well against us but hope Melbourne can win. I can't say I agree with your views on Port. They will be a very strong team with their latest imports giving them every chance of winning the flag.  Three very talented footballers without a doubt. What trading they did compared to our miserable performance. They must have more money than us. 

What you seemed to have missed is that the three very talented footballers they picked up were quite simply “not wanted “ by their clubs. No salary cap issues ...simply not wanted... we can all procrastinate all pre-season but we will know when we are in the season proper & not before just how good all the new recruits will be 

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2 minutes ago, Deestar9 said:

What you seemed to have missed is that the three very talented footballers they picked up were quite simply “not wanted “ by their clubs. No salary cap issues ...simply not wanted... we can all procrastinate all pre-season but we will know when we are in the season proper & not before just how good all the new recruits will be 

Sounds like you reckon they won't be strengthened by the inclusion of this trio. Motlop played brilliantly in Geelong's last finals game. Not being required is not always about a footballers ability you know. Other factors come into it. 

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43 minutes ago, Bobby McKenzie said:

Sounds like you reckon they won't be strengthened by the inclusion of this trio. Motlop played brilliantly in Geelong's last finals game. Not being required is not always about a footballers ability you know. Other factors come into it. 

Motlop is a bit similar to Watts in that a lot of fans very frustrated at the consistency over 9 years. When he turns it on he is tremendous. Just don't see enough of it. Can't comment on his training habits, rehab etc but it may also frustrate the coaching staff and be a reason for his departure. They may well be the icing on the cake for Port but when the chips are down it will be interesting to see the fans reaction.

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47 minutes ago, jnrmac said:

Motlop is a bit similar to Watts in that a lot of fans very frustrated at the consistency over 9 years. When he turns it on he is tremendous. Just don't see enough of it. Can't comment on his training habits, rehab etc but it may also frustrate the coaching staff and be a reason for his departure. They may well be the icing on the cake for Port but when the chips are down it will be interesting to see the fans reaction.

Good, logical thoughts Junior. All will be revealed come March 2018. Hey, that's not too far away I guess. Four months is not long particularly when one is over a hundred years of age. In some ways I wish we could be like the EPL with a very short break between seasons. I bet our players wouldn't fancy playing in 40 degrees though.

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2 hours ago, Deestar9 said:

What you seemed to have missed is that the three very talented footballers they picked up were quite simply “not wanted “ by their clubs. No salary cap issues ...simply not wanted... we can all procrastinate all pre-season but we will know when we are in the season proper & not before just how good all the new recruits will be 

Is that documented re Motlop? Chris Scott was very up front when asked about his desire to keep him. Pretty much the opposite of Goodwin re Watts.

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11 hours ago, Bobby McKenzie said:

Good, logical thoughts Junior. All will be revealed come March 2018. Hey, that's not too far away I guess. Four months is not long particularly when one is over a hundred years of age. In some ways I wish we could be like the EPL with a very short break between seasons. I bet our players wouldn't fancy playing in 40 degrees though.

Are you referring to yourself or the club Bobby?

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14 hours ago, Bobby McKenzie said:

Sounds like you reckon they won't be strengthened by the inclusion of this trio. Motlop played brilliantly in Geelong's last finals game. Not being required is not always about a footballers ability you know. Other factors come into it. 

Port picked up 3 talented players with known deficiencies and on big money. Yes that would go down well with the rest of their list. 

Some on here think that gives them the flag. I actually would not be surprised to see them go backwards next year.

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