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It’s funni when u look at it the saints and Brisbane are 2 and zip and we are zip and 2. 

Who would have thought that was going to happen at the beginning of the season. 

Hopefully it turns around sooner rather than later. This lack of form just may work in our favour in that it will build resilience amoungst the playing group. 

Well that’s what I’m hoping for anyway. 

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45 minutes ago, DemonOX said:

It’s funni when u look at it the saints and Brisbane are 2 and zip and we are zip and 2. 

Who would have thought that was going to happen at the beginning of the season. 

Hopefully it turns around sooner rather than later. This lack of form just may work in our favour in that it will build resilience amoungst the playing group. 

Well that’s what I’m hoping for anyway. 

And we'll have to trade layers into our list.  The draft will take too long.

We'll need a running winger.  The boy from Freo perhaps ?  Langdon?

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Last year was a like a dream and back to thinking about the number one pick now, you beauty!

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Ha even Gold Coast have a win and are 1 and 1. 

Go dees. 

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I don't think this is the right way of proving all the tipsters wrong. Apart from Malthouse, of course, who didn't pick Melbourne to make the eight. Who wants to hear his smug ' I told you so ' at the end of the year? Grrrrr...

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18 minutes ago, Dame Gaga said:

I don't think this is the right way of proving all the tipsters wrong. Apart from Malthouse, of course, who didn't pick Melbourne to make the eight. Who wants to hear his smug ' I told you so ' at the end of the year? Grrrrr...

He knows how clubs work

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Those who are entrusted to oversee ...need to investigate change. Not necessarily wholesale ...but certainly incremental.

What we're doing together with whom we're doing it with ... well....it just ain't working.

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I'll going to hold off panicking until at least Friday night....lose to Essendon and then: man the lifeboats

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Round 2 last year. How did Port, Suns, North and Adelaide go for the reminder of the year? Also, what about those 16th placed Pies and the 12th placed Tigers?

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2 minutes ago, At the break of Gawn said:

Round 2 last year...

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Hahah classic! 😂

Funny how quickly people forget stuff like that. I remember a collingwood mate of mine saying after round two that he thought Bucks was gone!

So I guess your saying don’t panic, we got this 👍

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Depressing stuff.  Until it happens this club cannot be trusted.  Supporters who have lived their life with this club know a lot about trust.

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Calling it now we will win 8 of the next 10 and be top 4 going into the bye.

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4 hours ago, spirit of norm smith said:

Pick 1- Matthew Rowell.  

Do we need to rebuild? Serious question our midfield is good but bombs it our forward is a disgrace our backline is even worse.

Does Jones need to retire?

Are we talking too early?

Who should we be targeting?

B: JETTA, MAY, LEVER

HB: HIBBERD, ? , SALEM

C : HARMES, OLIVER, ?

HF: ?, ?, ?

F: MELKSHAM, T.MCDONALD, ?

FOLL: GAWN, VINEY, BRAYSHAW

IC: ?, ?, ?, ?

 

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There are 5 undefeated sides in the league and we're the only one to have played two of them.

Not sure if chicken or egg, but still.

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34 minutes ago, titan_uranus said:

There are 5 undefeated sides in the league and we're the only one to have played two of them.

Not sure if chicken or egg, but still.

And we were still able to generate an absolute bucketload of inside 50s against the Cats, which says that we're headed in the right direction in terms of how we want to play the game.  We just need the connection between the mids and forwards to catch up.

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21 minutes ago, Wiseblood said:

And we were still able to generate an absolute bucketload of inside 50s against the Cats, which says that we're headed in the right direction in terms of how we want to play the game.  We just need the connection between the mids and forwards to catch up.

 

It's been that way since the start of 2018.

'We just' makes it sound simple.

It's a worrying trend and I can't see any positive change in any part of our game post the prelim final as of yet.

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1 minute ago, stevethemanjordan said:

 

It's been that way since the start of 2018.

'We just' makes it sound simple.

It's a worrying trend and I can't see any positive change in any part of our game from the prelim final as of yet.

How else should I phrase it?  I'm not trying to make the work we need to put into changing it as something that's simple.  But it's simple to see what the problem is.

You don't need to over analyse and pick apart everything I post, mate.  I think we're on the same page, as most are on here, as to what the problems are right now.

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26 minutes ago, Wiseblood said:

And we were still able to generate an absolute bucketload of inside 50s against the Cats, which says that we're headed in the right direction in terms of how we want to play the game.  We just need the connection between the mids and forwards to catch up.

Best post in the last 36 hours.  It’s delivery into the forward 50. Smart footy.  We created more chances.  Our conversion was disgraceful.  

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4 minutes ago, spirit of norm smith said:

Best post in the last 36 hours.  It’s delivery into the forward 50. Smart footy.  We created more chances.  Our conversion was disgraceful.  

It's only part of the problem.

It's the plan, it's implementing the plan, it's where the forwards lead to, it's creating space, it's the quality of the forwards.

Not just delivery...that's the tip of the iceberg.

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I’ll fix the tip right now. But yes the forwards don’t seem smart enough to create space. 

Watched the Bulldogs last quarter and they kept the hotspot 25 metres out vacant.  It was the “hole” and the hawks failed to realise it.  

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