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3 hours ago, Demonland said:

 

Based on last week and lack of nerves and aggression at the ball so is brayshaw melkshem tmac oliver gawn jones tyson jetta hannan ............etc. 

This group could be a dynasty if they want it.

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He has been our best player over our 2 finals games. It’s strange because he isn’t as talented as Petracca or Brayshaw, isn’t as consistently brilliant (and talented) as Gawn and Oliver. However, he is made for this. He played about 2/3s of the game and did more than everyone.

For some reason I thought we were putting a cooked Viney in our team for finals hoping that he would be better than a fringe player. Turns out he is almost in career form while playing limited game time. The bloke is a machine. 

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He was instrumental in three key plays late in the third term that established our 32 point lead.

First, he sprinted after Gunston who was running into an open goal. That little bit of pressure was enough for Gunston to look back just before kicking, which seemed to affect his easy shot. A goal there and the margin was 9.

We then get a goal at the other end and at the next centre bounce, Worpel was about to walk out of the centre and deliver deep inside 50m but Viney dived in the air and caught him in a tackle, affecting the kick and preventing an inside 50 for Hawthorn. We then kick the next goal.

Then, he wins the hard ball at half forward, dances through traffic and throw it onto his boot. Brayshaw marks and the lead is beyond 5 goals at 3/4 time.

And I thought in the first half he was the one midfielder really keeping us in the game when Hawthorn were on top.

He was absolutely phenomenal tonight.

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