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38 minutes ago, Demonland said:

Thanks. Check two posts up.

Any other information you can pass on?

I asked Max how much weight he has dropped, 9kgs, still skinny at 105kgs

Tim Smith is tracking really well in his rehab and is more powerfully built than last year

Standouts in the wet today Hogan, Maynard, Brayshaw

Rehab today was Kent, Smith x 2, Garlett, Spargo, Hibberd, Tommy Mc

 

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I asked Max how much weight he has dropped, 9kgs, still skinny at 105kgs

Tim Smith is tracking really well in his rehab and is more powerfully built than last year

Standouts in the wet today Hogan, Maynard, Brayshaw

Rehab today was Kent, Smith x 2, Garlett, Spargo, Hibberd

 

Thanks Saty.

What is wrong with Garlett? Is Hibberd still the calf injury sustained in the International Rules series?

Great news that Hoges performed well in the wet.

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3 minutes ago, Satyriconhome said:

I asked Max how much weight he has dropped, 9kgs, still skinny at 105kgs

I guess time will tell but I wonder what the cost/benefit will be in terms of weight loss, fitness/endurance and strength. Will the weight loss have an impact on strength?

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2 minutes ago, Demonland said:

I guess time will tell but I wonder what the cost/benefit will be in terms of weight loss, fitness/endurance and strength. Will the weight loss have an impact on strength?

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Part of the discussion with him, he is stronger, acknowledged the days of the 115 - 120kg ruckman are gone, Sandilands excepted

There has been a focus on building stronger bodies, Harmes, Billy Stretch, Maynard, Gus all look more powerful than last year

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Not the most optimistic injury report I have read.

Disappointing to see Vandenberg still struggling  in rehab:

http://www.afl.com.au/news/2017-12-01/ankle-surgery-keeps-young-demon-off-track

Luckless midfielder Aaron vandenBerg is being monitored cautiously after he missed the entire 2017 season with a stress fracture in his foot.

"Vanders has been a little bit slow, just with that foot, but he's probably had his best week in rehab this week. We're really hopeful that he can start to progress a little bit quicker," Misson said.

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21 minutes ago, Diamond_Jim said:

Not the most optimistic injury report I have read.

Disappointing to see Vandenberg still struggling  in rehab:

http://www.afl.com.au/news/2017-12-01/ankle-surgery-keeps-young-demon-off-track

Luckless midfielder Aaron vandenBerg is being monitored cautiously after he missed the entire 2017 season with a stress fracture in his foot.

"Vanders has been a little bit slow, just with that foot, but he's probably had his best week in rehab this week. We're really hopeful that he can start to progress a little bit quicker," Misson said.

I've always liked vanders and when fit I rate him as a guy who can snag a couple of goals per game. The problem is he is also one of those guys who always seems to be injured. We've had a lot of very talented injury prone guys over the last 30 years.

Best of luck to vanders. I hope he can make it on to the park more in the 2018.

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2 hours ago, Diamond_Jim said:

Not the most optimistic injury report I have read.

 

At least we know what's going on with Weideman. At this stage in his career would have liked him to have done a full pre-season, but them's the breaks.

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3 hours ago, Diamond_Jim said:

Not the most optimistic injury report I have read.

Disappointing to see Vandenberg still struggling  in rehab:

http://www.afl.com.au/news/2017-12-01/ankle-surgery-keeps-young-demon-off-track

Luckless midfielder Aaron vandenBerg is being monitored cautiously after he missed the entire 2017 season with a stress fracture in his foot.

"Vanders has been a little bit slow, just with that foot, but he's probably had his best week in rehab this week. We're really hopeful that he can start to progress a little bit quicker," Misson said.

I think it was an ankle injury that kept the Weid out of most of his U18 year... wonedr if the issue is related to that?

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1 hour ago, Demonland said:

 

Harmes always has that look of a kid pinching himself about where he's landed in life. I reckon he's living the dream 95% of us had growing up - running around in red and blue after spending a life time barracking for them. Love it.

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15 hours ago, La Dee-vina Comedia said:

Great work, Saty. That picture of Billy Stretch at full stretch is outstanding, by the way.

Billy looks like a bubble-wrapped baseball bat.

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On 01/12/2017 at 10:46 AM, bush demon said:

That's a protest against Donald Trump.

 

On 01/12/2017 at 11:06 AM, Wrecker45 said:

Looks like they are advocating a wall to me.

Is that the new defensive wall?  

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