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15 hours ago, MFC-11 said:

Just got home from work and really enjoyed this. Jrono where have been?...only 10 posts ...really? Loved reading your work. Clearly you're a wordsmith/ writer and have been engaged with the club for a while. It's greatly appreciated by us office bums, even though for me the "office" is a nursery shed trying to grow a fungus.

Thanks but as pointed out by Moon, it was another poster from bigfooty, I mainly just lurk and read others posts haha
The only posts I usually make are to report on the Maroochydore training's each year because I live up on the Gold Coast and like to make the drive up.

I don't think they stack up quite as well as this guys though since I'm an engineer and not a linguist; I tend to look at the specific of training like who beat who in drills.

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2 hours ago, Matt Demon said:

I'm currently floating around Goschs Paddock in a tinnie waiting for the players to arrive. 

Do they have life-vests? 

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On 29/11/2017 at 1:10 PM, DeeSpencer said:

Swung by for a quick look. It was unbearably hot in the sun.

Forwards:
Hogan, Pedersen, Fritsch, Bugg, DJ, ANB, JKH 

Doing some kicking to position and blocking

Mids:
Huge group with the 3 rucks - Jones, Oliver, Petracca, Brayshaw, Harmes, Balic, Maynard, Tyson, Stretch, Salem, Baker

Doing a stoppage and spread drill

Backs:
Oscar, Frost, Lever, Wagner, Keilty, Lewis, Vince, Jetta

Some kicking and also some lightly contested marking or spoiling. Really the focus was on early body work and movement not on the contest

Not sighted:
Vanders, Viney, Weeds, Hannan, McKenna, J Smith, T Smith, Hunt, Garlett, T Mc, Hibberd, Melksham, Kent, Spargo, Perry

Troy Chaplin was coaching the backs. Max Rooke the forwards. Benny Matthews the mids with Egan watching on I believe. Macca and Goody floating around.

They broke in to a talls group who practiced contested marking and in close agility and and a couple of groups of smalls who did some kicking work.

I left when they started to do running. Looked like Stretch, ANB, Wagner got an icy pole and were excused from the running. Maynard and I think Hogan as well. I think all of the midfield group aside from Balic and maybe Baker went and formed the best running group, plus Vince, Lewis, Jetta, Bugg, JKH. The first few runs looked like a good pace and the groups stayed together.

Great write up @DeeSpencer. I don't often get to training but your reports are gold on this site. Detailed, accurate and no bs. Much appreciated 

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1 hour ago, Wrecker45 said:

Looks like they are advocating a wall to me.

I think AN-B is setting himself up as a new God after his great season just past. However, I also think he using using his reference to God in terms that might not elicit much sympathy from the masses. However, they are trying... his running this year has been so good ... and hard to catch.

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2 hours ago, bush demon said:

That's a protest against Donald Trump.

It's the MFC Arts Club performing a re-enactment of Théodore Géricault's painting, "The Raft of the Medusa".

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1 minute ago, Satyriconhome said:

Mr Demonland sir, pics on my Insta account if you want to bring them across

Good news today, Jones, Lever, Mitch King and Flip in main group

Missing in action Weed, McKenna, Hannan, Baker, Viney

Thanks. Check two posts up.

Any other information you can pass on?

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