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5 minutes ago, Petraccattack said:

Got the feeling we are going to hand out an absolute hiding to the Hawks.    Anyone else feel it?

Not sure about a hiding, but I think the boys will get it done by around 20 points.

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On 9/12/2018 at 11:34 AM, Jaded said:

Do we know who the umpires are yet? 

 

*please not Nichols, please not Nichols*

Hate to be the bearer of bad news but we have unfortunately been assigned the bald headed maggot.

Let's hope that his blatant bias against Melbourne can be put aside in a Semi-Final..

Stevic and Rosebury are the other two.

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Big out at Hawthorn.

Don't know more, but reported by McClure on SEN.

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12 minutes ago, ProDee said:

Big out at Hawthorn.

Don't know more, but reported by McClure on SEN.

Jagermeister 

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On 9/11/2018 at 10:27 AM, BigFez said:

Every single news article is about us.  Hawks flying under the radar.  They didn't finish top 4 without reason.  I'm nervous about this build up.  The gloating Hawks supporters will be unbearable if we lose this.

Yeah I am worried too.   Most times teams who finish top 4  win at least one final.   As much as I hate Hawthorn they are a proud club. Battle of our lives tomorrow night.   Cannot believe the odds. 50/50 I would have thought

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1 minute ago, brendan said:

Wow should win this now no O’Meara 

Let’s hope the players don’t think like this

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I actually think Stratton is a bigger loss for them. He controls their backline.

But no Jaeger is a big plus for us.

The boys need to know that wounded animals fight back hard and remember the weak Pies side that kept us out of the finals last year. They still need to bring their best game to win this.

 

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This is a game we should win even if O'Meara was playing.

For me it's telling that none of their 3 "ins" would get a game in our 22.

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2 minutes ago, Redleg said:

I actually think Stratton is a bigger loss for them. He controls their backline.

But no Jaeger is a big plus for us.

 

Means Harmes either shuts down Mitchell, but if Mitchell gets a hold of him, which is totally possible, we can swing him straight to Smith.

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Stratton and O'Meara out helps us a lot. Stratton is their backline general and a decent defender, his absence will help us a lot.

I'm glad to see no change. Back in the players and structure that are winning!

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No change, BOOM! Let's get it done, boys.

I already thought we'll come away with a win here, but the extra out for the Hawks helps to solidify that belief. We'll take this by 4 goals and storm into the prelim, where we'll give it to the Eagles, again.

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