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Just now, Demonland said:

Yes. If we can't beat Bulldogs then we don't deserve to play them in the GF anyway. 

They're pretty good aren't they?

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1 minute ago, Demonland said:

Yes. If we can't beat Bulldogs then we don't deserve to play them in the GF anyway. 

If we don’t beat them then we don’t make the grand final anyway.

Cunningham just kicked her third.

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I think I heard one of the commentators say we're the first AFLW team to kick 6 in a quarter?

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34 at half time

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Carlton tightened up int he 2nd to be expected.  They are fitter so I if they push to space Carlton won't match them through the 4th.  Gotta win by 82 to move to top and give a buffer for next week.

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6 minutes ago, Dappa Dan said:

I think I heard one of the commentators say we're the first AFLW team to kick 6 in a quarter?

Previous best would have been 5.4.34 to Bulldogs against Carlton 0.0.0 in the second quarter of Round 4, the same round we copped a belting from Collingwood.

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First time at an AFWL game and must admit the standard from us was very good. Demon Army in full voice.

Like @DemonAndrew stated, Cunningham will be something special. She’s exciting to watch and Carlton have to infringe to stop her.

Lets hope they keep it up, big two weeks coming up for our club.

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Wow it's weird seeing Col Garland in there as a runner.

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We are thrashing them all over the park except the scoreboard.  Must convert the advantage in the final quarter.

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We went long and direct in 1st term and then started to go shorter and it shows on the scoreboard. Couple of easy shots missed.

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Just now, Darkhorse72 said:

Girls are playing conservative, seem to be saving for next week.  So know we get injuries.

 

Quite right. 

There aren't many win/lose combos next week when our %age will come into play - see the 'Run Home' thread after the siren.

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And that’s that - a 35 point win which sounds great but if percentage plays a role next week, we might rue not pushing harder during this game after leading by 38 points at quarter time. But a win is a win is a win.

Melbourne 8.9.57 defeat Carlton 3.4.22

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