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In a vain attempt to stall the descent into madness speculating about a certain players' future, how's about Hibbo getting a gig with the round ballers? 

http://m.melbournefc.com.au/news/2017-10-12/hibberd-named-in-international-rules-squad

Have fun, Hibbo, just don't get hurt, eh? 

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Pretty impressive team. Gotta laugh that the only time we get to see the best footy players in the country play in the same game, they are playing a completely different sport.

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10 minutes ago, Forest Demon said:

Pretty impressive team. Gotta laugh that the only time we get to see the best footy players in the country play in the same game, they are playing a completely different sport.

And completely meaningless. 

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Well done to Hibbo but this series is a complete waste of time, why do we continue this?

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19 hours ago, Deemented Are Go! said:

Have fun, Hibbo, just don't get hurt, eh? 

I note the six-day break between games including a trip to Perth . . .

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Just when we get a good player he's gunna be ruined by 2 Scotts 'n a Lyon !

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14 hours ago, Forest Demon said:

Pretty impressive team. Gotta laugh that the only time we get to see the best footy players in the country play in the same game, they are playing a completely different sport.

Keep fit Hibbo do alot of running.   However keep away from the contacts we don't need you hurt. Need you fit for the 2018 season.

 

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On 15/10/2017 at 10:21 AM, america de cali said:

And completely meaningless. 

100% correct.

I simply do not understand what this hybrid game is meant to achieve.

 

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39 minutes ago, old dee said:

100% correct.

I simply do not understand what this hybrid game is meant to achieve.

 

I suspect it's all about raising the profile of AFL with the Irish lads, with the hope of getting more of them to cross over to Aussie rules.

A "meet and greet" so to speak.

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20 minutes ago, faultydet said:

I suspect it's all about raising the profile of AFL with the Irish lads, with the hope of getting more of them to cross over to Aussie rules.

A "meet and greet" so to speak.

Well it is massive fail because there has not been one recruited for some time.

I suspect it is just another AFL old boys club rout. 

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Tell them he's unavailable, now that Watts is gone, he's the only player on our list that can kick properly, can't have him getting injured.

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On 15/10/2017 at 7:48 AM, Diamond said:

Just another oppo to get injured. Great!

I hear it is safer than playing frisby with your dog in your spare time. 

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Dear Norm Smith,

Please stay the hell away Hibbo during this ridiculous game.

Sincerely,

Demonland

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Dumbest idea ever, from the Royal Family of dumb ideas.

Scrap it because its dumb.

You dont see Basketballers playing a Hybrid netball game.

You dont see Baseballers playing a Hybrid Cricket game.

This game is a farce and nobody cares about it, unless one of their teams players gets injured.

End it and concentrate on important stuff like making pies cheaper. 

Stupid, meaningless game.

Dumb.

 

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35 minutes ago, ding said:

Dumbest idea ever, from the Royal Family of dumb ideas.

Scrap it because its dumb.

You dont see Basketballers playing a Hybrid netball game.

You dont see Baseballers playing a Hybrid Cricket game.

This game is a farce and nobody cares about it, unless one of their teams players gets injured.

End it and concentrate on important stuff like making pies cheaper. 

Stupid, meaningless game.

Dumb.

 

Australia. Making Irish sport relevant since 1984.

And Who the phcuk is Cormac McAnellan, and why is a pointless trophy named after him?

Give the bastards an oval ball, and see how they handle that.

Ireland, yibada pataytoes

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6 hours ago, faultydet said:

Australia. Making Irish sport relevant since 1984.

And Who the phcuk is Cormac McAnellan, and why is a pointless trophy named after him?

Give the bastards an oval ball, and see how they handle that.

Ireland, yibada pataytoes

Spot on fd.

my only interest is In Hibberd not getting injured.

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On 17/10/2017 at 6:19 PM, faultydet said:

I suspect it's all about raising the profile of AFL with the Irish lads, with the hope of getting more of them to cross over to Aussie rules.

A "meet and greet" so to speak.

Meet, greet, and punch in the head, more like. For some of our boys it seems like a good chance to get on the p!ss and play the sort of footy you'd get in the Reservoir seconds.

If anyone knows whose brain fart this originally was, I''d be interested to hear it. 

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4 hours ago, Uncle Fester said:

Meet, greet, and punch in the head, more like. For some of our boys it seems like a good chance to get on the p!ss and play the sort of footy you'd get in the Reservoir seconds.

If anyone knows whose brain fart this originally was, I''d be interested to hear it. 

Why torture  yourself any further UF?

 

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I agree with the angst about the potential for players to get injured, but why all the hate for the game?

The international rules series is based on Gaelic football, but with slightly modified rules, which is bloody good game. I'm not Irish but was fortunate to see my first gaelic football match at Croke Park in Dublin earlier this year and it's definitely one of my most memorable sporting experiences.

It's not quite as nuts as hurling but I reckon it's a great game and will definitely try and watch it!

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How many players have been seriously injured in the IR before? The mode of play means the contact aspect is nowhere near  as heavy or frequent as in our game. It's the most spurious argument against the IR I reckon. Players are far more likely to get injured in pre-season training.

I've no interest in the IR but I think for the players it's definitely something they should do when given the chance. It's not their sport of choice, but it's probably the only way they'll get to represent Australia on a sporting stage in their career. Congratulations and good luck to them.

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6 hours ago, RalphiusMaximus said:

This is a great reward for both players, but I really hope they don't get hurt. 

Correct but now my worry level has doubled. 

We are talking about half of the better part of our back line.

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