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Umpires gifting them the momentum killing breaks. The boys still got to work. We are peaking at the right time 

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The worst umpiring in a final in living memory wasn't enough to shake their determination.

Destroying Hawthorn was strangely unfulfilling .

We seek the grail.

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[censored] YES YOU [censored] DEMONS!!! [censored] THE [censored] FILTER, WE [censored] BEAT THE HAWKS AND ARE INTO A [censored] PRELIM!!! [censored] [censored] [censored] YES!!!!

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8 of us sitting in a Hawthorn bay and they were relentless with abuse. A...holes!!! 

Wadda We Sing!!!

This is all I have left...

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Roaming Bryan went to the ice baths and here is Crossy in there lol, even when not playing a true professional 

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Imagine beating Hawthorn to make a prelim then seeing BT’s head bopping around the changerooms.

Yuk.

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I'm just looking through the stats.  I can't believe how little ball we had.  Our mids seemed to be everywhere, but only three players went over 20 disposals.  The Hawks had more inside 50s as well.  The stats really don't look like us winning by 30+ points and kicking over 100 points. 

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What was with Jetta? Nothing serious obviously

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How good was Melkshams goal from 50 on the left foot to halt Hawthorns run.

 

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Just now, Petraccattack said:

How good was Melkshams goal from 50 on the left foot to halt Hawthorns run.

 

Completely against the run of the umpires. 

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No passengers tonight, just 22 guys willing to put their heads and body on the line to win a contested ball. I have never in my 54 years supporting this club have seen and heard a Melbourne crowd like that. 

 

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Just an incredible game. We were sat in front of the Hawks standing area - an arrogance of Hawks.

Such great character in this team. As others have said, it is the future for these young guys that is so exciting.

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This season has surpassed expectations by some distance. To have made the finals was already a big tick, but to win two finals ... phenomenal. Team is maturing before our eyes.

Now watch Goodwin win coach of the year. (toss up between him and Clarkson).

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Clayton Oliver was hilarious on Roaming Brian.   Totally took the [censored] out of BT.

 

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Felt so different at the ground to last week. Last week was emotional and a celebration, this was more like a difficult job at the coal face, done with minimum of fuss, and are rostered on for next week. 

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Hawks: Top 4 Flogs.

So happy that we had the honour of ending their year. What a night.

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So at the start of the season I think we all agreed that finals was the minimum acceptable result.  Pretty sure we're all happy with what we've achieved now.  Let's just hope we manage two more. 

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Also, a bit of Spargo love please. Not big numbers, but all of them seem to be important numbers, and great to see him getting on the end of a couple.

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