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Very surprised our captain has come out and said this, despite missing finals by 2 goals last year

https://www.sen.com.au/news/2018/08/01/melbourne-skipper-jones-clarifies-'booze-ban'-claims/

We are never going to be a premiership team with our captain telling the boys it’s ok to drink and undermining the professional guys like Oliver who are vowing to give it up during season.

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14 minutes ago, olisik said:

Very surprised our captain has come out and said this, despite missing finals by 2 goals last year

https://www.sen.com.au/news/2018/08/01/melbourne-skipper-jones-clarifies-'booze-ban'-claims/

We are never going to be a premiership team with our captain telling the boys it’s ok to drink and undermining the professional guys like Oliver who are vowing to give it up during season.

He said that they agreed to not over do it, focus on recovery but it doesn’t mean banning booze all together

This is very sensible when you think about it.  

Jones said he enjoyed a couple of reds after Saturday nights game.

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Not even possible to do, would only end up getting players off side, Matthew Lloyd said on footy classified he tried to bring it in at Essendon in his last year he said it was shut down pretty quick, as some of the young guys said to him your older with a family, we want an outlet so it doesn’t suit every individual, I like that a few of our young guns are doing it shows commitment but I won’t worry if some are not keen 

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22 minutes ago, olisik said:

Very surprised our captain has come out and said this, despite missing finals by 2 goals last year

https://www.sen.com.au/news/2018/08/01/melbourne-skipper-jones-clarifies-'booze-ban'-claims/

We are never going to be a premiership team with our captain telling the boys it’s ok to drink and undermining the professional guys like Oliver who are vowing to give it up during season.

Im furious and will write the club a stern handwritten letter first thing tomorrow once ive sobered up demanding an explanation

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The minute you “ban” something is the minute you open up a whole host of opportunities for media and players to get themselves in trouble. All of a sudden a glass of wine is a big deal. A beer after a game is a sin. 

I think it’s great that the players are making sacrifices to be at their peak, but having a drink here and there is also ok if it doesn’t affect a players recovery. 

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I think to try to inspire the boys and show solidarity all us supporters should give up booze till they win a flag...

 

 

 

or not. 

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42 minutes ago, olisik said:

Very surprised our captain has come out and said this, despite missing finals by 2 goals last year

https://www.sen.com.au/news/2018/08/01/melbourne-skipper-jones-clarifies-'booze-ban'-claims/

We are never going to be a premiership team with our captain telling the boys it’s ok to drink and undermining the professional guys like Oliver who are vowing to give it up during season.

I’d be interested to see a positive post from your good self Oli.

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51 minutes ago, olisik said:

Very surprised our captain has come out and said this, despite missing finals by 2 goals last year

https://www.sen.com.au/news/2018/08/01/melbourne-skipper-jones-clarifies-'booze-ban'-claims/

We are never going to be a premiership team with our captain telling the boys it’s ok to drink and undermining the professional guys like Oliver who are vowing to give it up during season.

I heard this live, itwas a little surprising that it took till Wednesday to quash the rumour. Also said that he had a couple of beers after the game. I’d say Clarry has taken this upon himself which is still great to see. 

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13 minutes ago, Cards13 said:

I’d be interested to see a positive post from your good self Oli.

You'll be interested for a while, Cards.  Won't happen.

It's a non story.  If beer or wine, in acceptable amounts, hindered recovery and performance to a large degree then clubs would ban it full stop.

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Prohibition doesn't work. The title of the thread is misleading.Only the clubs leaders have made their decisions public at this stage.

I will say this.

I have associated with Dermott Brereton more closely than is necessary for any decent human.

Two things he will tell you.

Not one Hawthorn premiership player drank in '87 or '88 for the whole season.

He got up after the hit against Geelong with a punctured lung and broken ribs to send out a message that he would not be beaten.

He is a great root.

Ok three.

 

 

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Jones contradicted what Lewis has been poaching.

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I know it is common for people to react to posts without reading the full link, but it seems this time the actual original poster starting the thread didn't read the article either. New record?

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15 minutes ago, Biffen said:

Prohibition doesn't work. The title of the thread is misleading.Only the clubs leaders have made their decisions public at this stage.

I will say this.

I have associated with Dermott Brereton more closely than is necessary for any decent human.

Two things he will tell you.

Not one Hawthorn premiership player drank in '87 or '88 for the whole season.

He got up after the hit against Geelong with a punctured lung and broken ribs to send out a message that he would not be beaten.

He is a great root.

Ok three.

 

 

Far far too much information Biff.

Other than that I am speechless.

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17 minutes ago, Little Goffy said:

I know it is common for people to react to posts without reading the full link, but it seems this time the actual original poster starting the thread didn't read the article either. New record?

Post was read and it’s a contradiction to the post earlier this week regarding Oliver and advice given to him from Lewis. Seems some muppets just want to agree with everything that comes out no matter how contradicting they are to one another

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It’s personal choice for me. I have no probs with the boys having a few beers 🍺 after a game. 

But i would hope no one drinks again until after the next game. 

That is not on

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2 hours ago, Biffen said:

Prohibition doesn't work. The title of the thread is misleading.Only the clubs leaders have made their decisions public at this stage.

I will say this.

I have associated with Dermott Brereton more closely than is necessary for any decent human.

Two things he will tell you.

Not one Hawthorn premiership player drank in '87 or '88 for the whole season.

He got up after the hit against Geelong with a punctured lung and broken ribs to send out a message that he would not be beaten.

He is a great root.

Ok three.

 

 

I know for a fact this bolded bit is not true Biffen.

But I'll take your word on the great root part

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If the booze is banned there’s no need for the ‘No’ in the title. The no suggests there isn’t a ban on the booze. 

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2 hours ago, Biffen said:

 

He is a great root.

 

 

Did he tell you this prior to his alleged accident caused by a faulty dismount while doing the no pants dance?

 

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1 hour ago, Ethan Tremblay said:

If the booze is banned there’s no need for the ‘No’ in the title. The no suggests there isn’t a ban on the booze. 

That’s correct, it isn’t banned as the title suggests. 

Cant remember ever seeing another afl captain encouraging the drinking of alcohol

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7 hours ago, olisik said:

That’s correct, it isn’t banned as the title suggests. 

Cant remember ever seeing another afl captain encouraging the drinking of alcohol

No, but i remember one of probably the greatest AFL captain of this decade got done for drink driving right on the eve of a finals campaign.. Doing a fine job in brisbame right now too.

Some people have short memories.

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47 minutes ago, dazzledavey36 said:

No, but i remember one of probably the greatest AFL captain of this decade got done for drink driving right on the eve of a finals campaign.. Doing a fine job in brisbame right now too.

Some people have short memories.

Loved the nose beers as well. 

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8 hours ago, olisik said:

That’s correct, it isn’t banned as the title suggests. 

Cant remember ever seeing another afl captain encouraging the drinking of alcohol

Is having a beer or two during the week against the law?  Does it hinder your recovery and preparation?  

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2 minutes ago, Wiseblood said:

Is having a beer or two during the week against the law?  Does it hinder your recovery and preparation?  

I would not have thought so Wiseblood. I can tell you from experience over the last decade and a half it sure helps my recovery from the MFC. 

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