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6. Gawn - he is now manipulating where the ball is going and Clarry is now 3m from the circle to give him space as the ball bounces. Actively pushing opponents into the circle as Gawny knocks it out.

5. Oliver - get ball, that is what he does.

4. Brayshaw - under-rated as a mid, he's briliant in the clutches

3. ANB - he was there for major linking plays, runs hard and kicks goal. Was it me or did I see his leadership in one of the forward line huddles after a goal?

2. Petracca - Pulling his head in, has the ability and the ideas, just doesn't always work. Breaks lines and great linking player.

1. TMac - does what a forward needs to do, kick goals, bring the ball down if he can't mark and support others.

Special Mention to Goodwin, for not persisting with the 8-6-4. Then we lose it once we get it in the forward line. need to be more flexible in the game plan. Trust the players.

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Just like last week, it was a great win on the back of an outstanding team effort.  I found it almost impossible to separate Max and Harmesy for bog, but in the end I gave it to Max by the width of one of his whiskers. 

6.  Gawn

5.  Harmes

4.  Salem

3.  Frost

2.  Brayshaw

1.  Oliver

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6 Harmes

5 Gawn

4 Brayshaw

3 Petracca

2 Jones

1 Salem 

apolgies to so many, TMac, Frost, Oliver et al. 

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6.  Harmes

5.  Clarry

4.  Gawny

3.  Salem

2.  The Jones Boy

1.  Lewis

apologies to...

> Frost - best game i've seen and had the FD selected him ahead of Petty against the Saints and gone with the 6 / 6/ 6 structure from here as well, we might now be sitting in the top 4 with a double chance!

> O-Mac - fantastic all round game, maybe only bettered vs the Saints.

> Vanders - great football brain / decision maker / heavy hitter with AFL tank building a little each game!

>  Shout out to Weids....best game so far for mine.

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Hardest game ever to distribute votes, almost created a fake profile just to share the love, was so happy with the even team performance.

ANB, in everything early and ripper goals, Jones a great game, Lewis many good touches, Spargo all heart, Vanders made me believe, Salem a silk touch, Hibberd a rebounding threat.

6. Harmes - I counted four Dustin Martin moments where he shook a tag, hope he adjusts his game for when we play teams that like tackling as the Giants were a bit soft today. His ability to take a look and take the most damaging option rather than blaze away has shown enormous development.

5. Gawn - - is only a clown off the field, a real leader on it - did you see his chase?, no tickets on himself, it was his turn to go so he did, must have killed him

4. Oliver - his touch is becoming more damaging.

3, Frost - His best game by far, Hunt who? I swear he's breathing nitrous, the way he turns it on, I just start cackling with laughter, how can a big bloke be so fast. I hope McCartney can do the same magic with his disposal that he has done with Harmes 

2, Jetta - (Should be called Jack, because he was a giant killer, laid brutal tackles today on all of the giants biggest players) people are taking defence for granted, we won this game behind the ball, stopping the Giants run cold at the half back line. 2nd Quater was where we smashed the Giants (at about 10.30m in the qtr, was when the giants realized they weren't interested in the contact  

1, Brayshaw - an excellent game finding the footy, in any other week he would have had 4 votes (look at who has been left out) but he gets the last of the 6 spots because his disposal was iffy, but then I think about his goal....Is the only reason he gets in over ANB, had a cracking game as well.

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6. Gawn - he is now manipulating where the ball is going and Clarry is now 3m from the circle to give him space as the ball bounces. Actively pushing opponents into the circle as Gawny knocks it out.

5. Oliver - get ball, that is what he does.

4. Brayshaw - under-rated as a mid, he's briliant in the clutches

3. ANB - he was there for major linking plays, runs hard and kicks goal. Was it me or did I see his leadership in one of the forward line huddles after a goal?

2. Petracca - Pulling his head in, has the ability and the ideas, just doesn't always work. Breaks lines and great linking player.

1. TMac - does what a forward needs to do, kick goals, bring the ball down if he can't mark and support others.

Special Mention to Goodwin, for not persisting with the 8-6-4. Then we lose it once we get it in the forward line. need to be more flexible in the game plan. Trust the players.

Surely leaving out Harmes is an oversight, right?

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6 - Harmes.  It says something when your tagger is being held at the bounce.  He is becoming a genuine star. 

5 - Gus.  Just plays a great all-round midfielders game. 

4 - Gawn.  Thought Lobbe showed him up early on around the ground, but Max dominated the ruck and worked hard to counter Lobbe's forward running. 

3 - Frost.  Could have been higher.  He's really settled into the role as last defender, using his pace to close down space and generate counter-attack. 

2 - Salem.  Not prolific, but he rarely wasted a touch. 

1 - TMac.  Got us on the board early.  Had his kicking boots on today. 

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Apologies for cut and pasting SofNS but he nailed it:

6 Gawn

5 Harmes

4 Salem

3 Frost

2 Oliver

1 Brayshaw 

 many apologies 

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