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7 minutes ago, Sir Why You Little said:

14 more games to go!

Christ that could take 2 years

 

Id give him the first 14     and then we can ALL move on :);)

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1 minute ago, beelzebub said:

Id give him the first 14     and then we can ALL move on :);)

1 wasted season rather than 2

Proactive thinking BB

He should have vacated at the end of 2017

 

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9 minutes ago, Sir Why You Little said:

1 wasted season rather than 2

Proactive thinking BB

He should have vacated at the end of 2017

 

Maybe...but he's still there.... so he can earn his coin as can anyone.

There will be no doubt some players who wont be able to dive straight into our new season....either a bit too green  or proppy or whatever but they'll need either Magoo time to get  matchlegs or development before stepping up. 

Id use Jonesy mainly before the bye and sparingly after.

Not rocket surgery really is it

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17 minutes ago, beelzebub said:

Maybe...but he's still there.... so he can earn his coin as can anyone.

There will be no doubt some players who wont be able to dive straight into our new season....either a bit too green  or proppy or whatever but they'll need either Magoo time to get  matchlegs or development before stepping up. 

Id use Jonesy mainly before the bye and sparingly after.

Not rocket surgery really is it

The wet days....

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42 minutes ago, beelzebub said:

Id give him the first 14     and then we can ALL move on :);)

I'd keep him for depth, he'd only get games if he's banging the door down or we get hit by injuries 

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30 minutes ago, Pennant St Dee said:

I'd keep him for depth, he'd only get games if he's banging the door down or we get hit by injuries 

Essentially  i agree...but i actually  see next year as a classic year in two halves. 

We'll  have a different  take on our 'style' ..i'm sure. .one way or another. 

You'll have a preseason of some adjusting to game, to training..to us lol

The pretend games will trial a few and try out some of the game.

The first 5 or so games of year proper will hopefully  start to bed in some footy and sort some players.

Chunk...good bad and indifferent  should take most of that in his stride.

H'ed be far from the most influential  player out there but he will give you a kind of meat and 3 veg week in week out. It wont be world shattering  but he'll  play a role..just no Academy  Award stuff.

I really do see him being of more use earlier and lesser later..and that's  why.

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1 hour ago, beelzebub said:

Id give him the first 14     and then we can ALL move on :);)

If we are doing not so good by round six and his form is not so hot it would be an interesting “what next?” moment for Jones and the coaches.

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6 minutes ago, america de cali said:

If we are doing not so good by round six and his form is not so hot it would be an interesting “what next?” moment for Jones and the coaches.

It would be....probably on past form they'd give him an extension...It's our way eh !!  lol

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7 minutes ago, america de cali said:

If we are doing not so good by round six and his form is not so hot it would be an interesting “what next?” moment for Jones and the coaches.

Well it's obvious! Nurse to 350! To 400 and beyond!

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Robbie Flower retired after 278 games in 1987 after kicking 5 goals (including a towering speccy) in the Elimination final and another 4 the following week in the Semi.
Let that sink in.

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1 hour ago, beelzebub said:

It would be....probably on past form they'd give him an extension...It's our way eh !!  lol

Its a strange hold he has over the club. Talisman for some and becoming a curse for others. It’s starting to feel like he’s a 103 year old demented uncle in a nursing home who has been burning up the inheritance.

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Well he's been stinking up the joint.

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No gifted games! I thought we got over this once the Bailey/Neeld days were gone.

If he gets his 300 he has to earn them on merit with solid performances and not because he's been around so long no one dares go against him. The inmates do not run the asylum.

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Maybe not the inmates...but definitely  lunatics. MFC  Melbourne 's Football  Challenged ;)

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