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1 minute ago, Demonland said:

 

Then why was he played?

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Why  didn’t he take the bandage off and rub himself against Jonas, Lycett and Ryder????

 

cue BBO

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8 minutes ago, david_neitz_is_my_dad said:

It was a skin condition on a small area, shouldnt have effected him one bit.

To be hospitalised it would suggest otherwise. Most likely cellulitis- if so quite debilitating 

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If only we traded in another ruckman to cover for Max under such circumstances...

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Reports also that shaving rash has been discounted.

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Biggest click bait article ever. skin condition... give us a spell 😴

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Apparently had a cyst removed.

Can worry someone playing in heat and humidity in the few days after the operation.

Good thing was that he didn't use it as an excuse.

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4 hours ago, TRIGON said:

Why  didn’t he take the bandage off and rub himself against Jonas, Lycett and Ryder????

 

cue BBO

I'm only qualified to comment on fungal matters TRI .

And welts …. obviously.

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Knowing our penchant for coming up with novel ways of losing players to career ending injury, he'll probably be the first player ever to lose a leg to flesh eating bacteria....

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15 minutes ago, Bitter but optimistic said:

I'm only qualified to comment on fungal matters TRI .

And welts …. obviously.

Exactly what qualification does one need to speak with authority about "fungal matters"? Is that a Fremantle 'clinical' condition?

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If you are in hospital, your condition isn’t “mild”. If you are in hospital then play footy a few days, you are not 100% at your best. 

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Hospitalised for something that sounds like a skin rash. Really? I don’t think so. 

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It was described as a cyst or a boil on TV tonight. Was also mentioned that he was under general anaesthetic for the procedure to remove it.

Potentially far more serious than some of the flippant comments in this thread suggest.

If true, it wouldn't surprise me at all if it impacted his preparation or his performance.

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22 minutes ago, Jaded said:

If you are in hospital, your condition isn’t “mild”. If you are in hospital then play footy a few days, you are not 100% at your best. 

A little Jaded then?

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Scalded by a red hot jaffle?

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It wasn't rabies because all the little Port rats wouldn't leave him alone...... 

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3 hours ago, Rusty Nails said:

A little Jaded then?

Give it time  'RN'.

 

1 hour ago, McQueen said:

Scalded by a red hot jaffle?

Probably more like it,  he probably burnt his asparagus,  swallowing a jaffle.

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Gawn should not have played. Preuss should have.

Are we now this arrogant and stupid as a club ?

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9 hours ago, titan_uranus said:

It was described as a cyst or a boil on TV tonight. Was also mentioned that he was under general anaesthetic for the procedure to remove it.

Potentially far more serious than some of the flippant comments in this thread suggest.

If true, it wouldn't surprise me at all if it impacted his preparation or his performance.

 

8 hours ago, rjay said:

I have played a few days after a general & was way off the pace of the game, just couldn't get going at all.

If this is right it would have had a big effect on Max's game.

From first hand experience it most certainly would have...

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20 hours ago, beelzebub said:

Gawn should not have played. Preuss should have.

Are we now this arrogant and stupid as a club ?

Based on the RIchmond pre-season game Preuss would have been dead by half time if we'd tried to play him as the solo ruckman in the heat. I'd play him this week but has to be as a second banana, not first ruck.

Wish there was a mature, competent ruckman we could have parked on the rookie list as an emergency option - if Gawn went down with a serious issue we'd be in all sorts. Got away with it a couple of years ago, don't think we would now.

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This is exactly why we recruited Preuss, in case of skin infections. We need to put Max on ice, and maybe papaya cream.

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This club has made an art form of playing unfit players in the past 24 months, why would Gawn be any different? In fact he probably started the trend when he came back too early in 2017.

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