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4 minutes ago, Elegt said:

not ready or not good enough? wtf is with our decision to recruit 172cm spuds with no tank

No way am I going to write off a 18 or 19 year old kid. 

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17 minutes ago, Elegt said:

not ready or not good enough? wtf is with our decision to recruit 172cm spuds with no tank

He'll be fine next year and beyond, but at the moment he does one good tackle a game, misses plenty, gets pushed off the ball too easily and can barely kick over 35m. He's young, a good decision maker and will be fine in time.

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Today we should have won and clinched a finals spot, but failed as we always do.   Changes must be ruthless.

In -              Melksham, Hibberd, Kent, Hannan,  Keilty, Wagner

Out  -           Hunt, Garlett, ANB, JKH, Pedersen, Spargo

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2 minutes ago, S_T said:

No way am I going to write off a 18 or 19 year old kid. 

the only good player who is that short was boomer Harvey. just don't see anything in spargo that suggests he will make it, I mean the kid hasn't even learnt a set shot routine!!

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Out: Hunt (drop even if injured), Pedersen, Spargo/Garlett

In: Hibberd, Melksham, Hannan/Kent

Assuming Hibberd and Melksham are both fit, the first two changes seem obvious to me. We need to drop one of Spargo/Garlett (leaning towards Spargo at the moment, not because Garlett was any better but because Garlett's upside exceeds Spargo's at this point) and I'd try whichever of Kent/Hannan the FD thinks is best-placed to make an impact.

If we want to drop a fourth I'd drop JKH, who's reached his AFL ceiling and it just isn't good enough. Bring in both Hannan and Kent. Leave the other of Spargo/Garlett in as we need a crumbing forward.

ANB was useless but we have to back in our core players, of which he is one, and put the onus on them to improve.

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9 minutes ago, godees said:

Garlett had 16 pressure acts, equal 6th for us. Tackle count isn’t everything 

Did he poke his tongue at them on the way past.

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Hogan kicked badly today but to say he should be dropped is the dumbest thing I have ever heard. 

Someone mentioned he is low on confidence??! He kicked 4.1 last week.  

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Out: Pedo (dropped), Spargo (dropped), Hunt (inj)

In: Hibberd, Melksham, Kent

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In - Milkshake Hibberd Kent

out- Pederson Hunt ( reset over pre season please ) Vandenberg if injured , or Spargo . 

 

 

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13 minutes ago, Demons11 said:

Hogan kicked badly today but to say he should be dropped is the dumbest thing I have ever heard. 

Someone mentioned he is low on confidence??! He kicked 4.1 last week.  

Hogan was pretty much worst on ground today

If he'd kicked the 2 sitters he missed, we win and play finals - massive let down from a bloke who is well overdue to deliver

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2 minutes ago, Graeme Yeats' Mullet said:

Hogan was pretty much worst on ground today

If he'd kicked the 2 sitters he missed, we win and play finals - massive let down from a bloke who is well overdue to deliver

Petracca says “hold my beer”

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2 minutes ago, Graeme Yeats' Mullet said:

Play Petracca at Full Fwd next week and Jesse at Casey

Jeez . . . you don't like him do you GYM? This would be the same Hogan that finished with 19 disposals and 15 percent of our score I take it?

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17 minutes ago, Graeme Yeats' Mullet said:

Hogan was pretty much worst on ground today

If he'd kicked the 2 sitters he missed, we win and play finals - massive let down from a bloke who is well overdue to deliver

MacDonald, Spargo, Oliver, Tyson and Brayshaw all missed sitters.  

Well over due??? He is 22

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9 minutes ago, Queanbeyan Demon said:

Jeez . . . you don't like him do you GYM? This would be the same Hogan that finished with 19 disposals and 15 percent of our score I take it?

19 disposals at 42% efficiency

(9 pts also not 15% btw)

If he could kick, we win and play finals

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2 minutes ago, Demons11 said:

Hope you start following someone else 

Was more hoping to justify that crap!! Thanks for jumping in, was wondering why we were spineless 

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