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Casey Demons v North Melbourne VFL - Round 2

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31 minutes ago, Deeoldfart said:

Suddenly our depth looks a wee bit better.

north are not exactly the yardstick

Last year they were goalless against Casey

A good win but perspective is useful.

I very much enjoy VFL but increasingly it is has little impact upon AFL success

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Thanks for providing that perspective DJ.  Being an old fart who lives interstate, it is indeed useful!

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2 hours ago, Tough Kent said:

Nibbla's instructions from the coaches for this game - "Tackle, tackle, tackle". He's on the right path.

They must have asked him to get more physical.

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Great to see Sparrow in the best doing a good job on Tyson. Got bagged a bit last week good turn around in form.

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1 hour ago, Deeoldfart said:

Suddenly our depth looks a wee bit better.

Petty Jeffy and Kielty had a good run today and in form ( at least a good week's form)

Maynard is another inside mid and contested beast Pity is not an outside runner.

ANB not back in reckoning.

Jetta Lewy Lockhart KK very handy to very good depth 

Stephen May and Jake Lever Prize  recruits who deserve extended period  on the park to bolster the defence to near top class.

AVB Joel Smith and JKH more likely ready about bye or even further injury time required.

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Just now, 58er said:

Petty Jeffy and Kielty had a good run today and in form ( at least a good week's form)

Maynard is another inside mid and contested beast Pity is not an outside runner.

ANB not back in reckoning.

Jetta Lewy Lockhart KK very handy to very good depth 

Stephen May and Jake Lever Prize  recruits who deserve extended period  on the park to bolster the defence to near top class.

AVB Joel Smith and JKH more likely ready about bye or even further injury time required.

You forgot Hannnan

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2 minutes ago, WERRIDEE said:

You forgot Hannnan

Thanks W.

Many think we miss him more than any other forwards!

All different skills and types if all fit!

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9 minutes ago, david_neitz_is_my_dad said:

Just by you

That's not correct

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The Casey Demons returned to the winning list with an emphatic 54 point victory over a limp North Melbourne VFL combination at Casey Fields on Saturday.

Smarting from last week’s thrashing at Box Hill, the Demons came out of the blocks intent on redeeming themselves for their embarrassing start to the 2019 campaign.

After a brief early bout of inaccuracy, the goals flowed as a result of relentless pressure applied to the visitors who were constantly forced into error. The pleasing thing from Casey’s viewpoint was that the team had multiple avenues to goal with six different goalkickers hitting the scoreboard in the opening term tally of 6.7.43 to 0.0.0. 

The inspiration came from Jeff Garlett who shook off a lengthy period of injuries and indifferent performances to return to his sparkling best. Garlett tackled and harassed the opposition, brought others into the game, maintained that effort throughout and booted three goals to give himself every chance of returning to the Melbourne line up in the near future.

Casey continued to dominate proceedings into the second term and pushed its lead out to 49 points at the 14 minute mark before the hapless Kangaroos scored their first ever goal against the club after 5½ quarters (they were held goalless in their only previous meeting last year).

The Demon domination continued to half time when they led by 54 points and then through to the last break and into the final term when they led by as much as 84 points, 14 minutes into the quarter when skipper Mitch White booted his third. 

At that point, the home side appeared to relax and coach Jade Rawlings would not have been impressed as North went on a five goal spree to double its goal tally in the last fifteen minutes of the game. 

The coach would however, have been happy with his team’s all round effort and the much improved input of his Casey-listed players. Seasoned performers from the skipper to Mitch Gent and Jimmy Munro were in the fray early, as were debutant, Tim McCaffrey from Wangaratta Rovers and Jaxon Briggs who played his best game yet and booted three goals. Although recruit Liam Wale-Buxton was eventually well beaten in the hit outs by seasoned big man Tom Campbell, he contested strongly and tackled well.

Speaking of tackling, Alex Neal-Bullen was a tackling machine throughout the game while the in-and-under midfield work of Corey Maynard was outstanding. Tom Sparrow was given a run with role on Dom Tyson and did very well in curbing the dangerous on baller for most of the game in what will prove an excellent learning experience for the youngster.

Harry Petty and Declan Keilty both bounced back after subdued performances last week with the former outstanding in defence with his marking and rebounding work. Keilty looked good in his various roles, especially around the ground when called on to do the relief ruck work and also kicked a strong goal in the third term when up forward. Both will be in contention for promotion this week with injury doubts over Oscar McDonald and Braydon Preuss.

The Demons have a bye next weekend before returning to Casey Fields to take on Richmond in a fortnight.

2019 Hard Yakka / Totally Workwear VFL

Casey Demons 6.7.43 10.9.69 17.10.112 18.11.119

North Melbourne VFL 0.0.0 2.3.15 4.6.30 10.5.65

Goals 

Casey Demons Briggs Garlett White 3 Baker Garlett McCaffrey Smith 2 Keilty Gent Quigley 

North Melbourne VFL Larkey 3 Campbell 2 Hodges  Hrovat Rippon Robinson Wilkinson

Best 

Casey Demons Petty Garlett Gent White Keilty Sparrow

North Melbourne VFL Campbell Hayden Rippon Robinson Larkey Hrovat

Statistics 

Oskar Baker 2 goals 7 kicks 8 handballs 15 disposals 4 marks 5 tackles 78 dream team points  
Toby Bedford 2 kicks 5 handballs 7 disposals 2 marks 2 tackles 30 dream team points  
Jaxon Briggs 3 goals kicks handballs disposals marks tackles dream team points  
Kade Chandler 1 behind 6 kicks 3 handballs 9 disposals 2 marks 6 tackles 56 dream team points  
Jake Di Pasquale 9 kicks 7 handballs 16 disposals 3 marks 3 tackles 64 dream team points  
Tom Freeman 6 kicks 5 handballs 11 disposals 4 marks 4 tackles 56 dream team points  
Jeffrey Garlett 3 goals 1 behind 9 kicks 9 handballs 18 disposals 3 marks 5 tackles 88 dream team points  
Mitch Gent 1 goal 1 behind 15 kicks 7 handballs 22 disposals 8  marks 2 tackles 99 dream team points  
Jack Hutchins 5 kicks 6 handballs 11 disposals 3 marks 1 tackles 34 dream team points  
James Jordon 11 kicks 3 handballs 14  disposals 3 marks 2 tackles 57 dream team points  
Declan Keilty 1 goal 1 behind 9 kicks 5 handballs 14 disposals 7 marks 7 tackles 7 hit outs 92 dream team points  
Mitchell Lewis 5 kicks 6 handballs 11 disposals 1 marks 4 tackles 43 dream team points  
Tom McCaffrey 2 goals 11 kicks 5 handballs 16 disposals 7 marks 2 tackles 81 dream team points  
Corey Maynard 1 behind 6 kicks 17 handballs 23 disposals 2 marks 3 tackles 68 dream team points  
James Munro 10 kicks 10 handballs 20 disposals 4 marks 7 tackles 84 dream team points  
Alex Neal-Bullen 11 kicks 3 handballs 14 disposals 13 tackles 87 dream team points  
Harrison Petty 15 kicks 2 handballs 17 disposals 9 marks 3 tackles 90 dream team points  
Aidan Quigley 1 goal 1 behind 8 kicks 11 handballs 19 disposals 1 marks 4 tackles 72 dream team points  
Tim Smith 2 goals 1 behinds 7 kicks 10 handballs 17 disposals 3 marks 7 tackles 2 hit outs 94 dream team points  
Tom Sparrow 9 kicks 10 handballs 19 disposals 3 marks 7 tackles 79 dream team points  
Luke Tynan 6 kicks 10 handballs 16 disposals 3 marks 48 dream team points  
Liam Wale-Buxton 1 behind 5 kicks 5 handballs 10 disposals 3 marks 9 tackles 23 hit outs 89 dream team points  
Mitchell White 3 goals 13 kicks 3 handballs 16 disposals 7 marks 3 tackles 4 hit outs 100 dream team points    

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A bye next week ..... that's downright amateurish.  How are AFL players supposed to build continuity, gain match fitness, work into form?   Jeffry needs (maybe) one more run to be AFL ready, and instead he's watching on. Grrrr!

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16 hours ago, DV8 said:

I don't want him in the team to kick goals...

I want him in the team to  'Bust his Backside'  for the team...  up the field and down the goals,  to win possessions,  present defensive pressure, setup our players...  and to SHARE in the goals with his work-mates.

 

An unselfish Jeffy,  is what the team needs.

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I do.

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It will be interesting to see whether Jeff will have to prove himself in the VFL in a fortnights time against Richmond. Will he play against St Kilda. I hope he does play against St Kilda 

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Agreed. The weaker opposition could assist Jeffy build on that confidence he needs to perform. Jeff is a naturally very shy and quite complex young man and poor games cause him to retreat into his shell for extended periods. 

Up and running, J. Garlett is perhaps the only player on our list who can change a game in a single quarter. We desperately need him.

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Petty BOG,   hell yeah.

This kid will be an All Australian one day,  bookmark it.

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1 hour ago, Deeoldfart said:

A bye next week ..... that's downright amateurish.  How are AFL players supposed to build continuity, gain match fitness, work into form?   Jeffry needs (maybe) one more run to be AFL ready, and instead he's watching on. Grrrr!

welcome to the VFL...unfortunately it's an underfunded dying comp.

The late start to the season and the additional byes not to mention that the Casey listed players rarely train with the MFC players all operate to compromise the competition.

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2 hours ago, ProperDee said:

Agreed. The weaker opposition could assist Jeffy build on that confidence he needs to perform. Jeff is a naturally very shy and quite complex young man and poor games cause him to retreat into his shell for extended periods. 

Up and running, J. Garlett is perhaps the only player on our list who can change a game in a single quarter. We desperately need him.

Thought Clarry did a great example of changing the game after quarter time although Jonesy did assist.

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3 hours ago, Petraccattack said:

Petty BOG,   hell yeah.

This kid will be an All Australian one day,  bookmark it.

I have only seen him in his one game last year. Hoping he is going to be very good. Can he lock down a big forward and what is his marking like? 

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5 minutes ago, The Swimming Dee said:

I have only seen him in his one game last year. Hoping he is going to be very good. Can he lock down a big forward and what is his marking like? 

I have followed his progress and marking and intercepting are very strong points if not the best of his game.

Last year was a disastrous decision for both us and Harrison as his nerves and again our defensive plan was exposed by over the back goals especially.

I believe with some extra kilos and development he is getting near the opportunity especially before May and Lever return. This year I would have to accept advice from Casey watchers but I thought  he was quite handy and composed vs Tigers at Shepparton.

I do however believe Harrison will become our first choice third tall in defence by  later in the season.Only exception might be Frosty on Buddy or some other match up for the horses for courses opponent.

I wonder if Oscar is worrying too much about his long term position and also not as fit as he should be from his shoulder op pre season.?

Unfirtunately he has gone backwards lost all confidence and judgement and doesn't even go for marks any more or if he does he doesn't touch the opposition viz Heeney outmarking  two  backs at the SCG. Oscar was just a very close spectator confided and bewildered.

We can't afford that defense now with the cream out injured  and never really if we wish to beat WC and Woods  and Tigers or GWS.

It will happen Petty will get the nod but I have a feeling it won't happen overnight. Until Jake and Stephan are back and adjusted and the unit is playing strong brand of footy might be the opportunity best utilised as we hopefully build towards a meaningful September campaign again.

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3 hours ago, Petraccattack said:

Petty BOG,   hell yeah.

This kid will be an All Australian one day,  bookmark it.

Until his next game, when he doesn't play well, and you claim he should be delisted at season's end! ;)

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Why didn't KK play? was he injured?

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24 minutes ago, Wiseblood said:

Until his next game, when he doesn't play well, and you claim he should be delisted at season's end! ;)

No way , I have been a fan since the day we drafted him.   He played like crap last week and I didnt flinch.   He will be a beauty, take it to the bank!

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48 minutes ago, 58er said:

I believe with some extra kilos and development he is getting near the opportunity especially before May and Lever return.

 

49 minutes ago, 58er said:

I wonder if Oscar is worrying too much about his long term position and also not as fit as he should be from his shoulder op pre season.?

Unfirtunately he has gone backwards lost all confidence and judgement and doesn't even go for marks any more or if he does he doesn't touch the opposition viz Heeney outmarking  two  backs at the SCG. Oscar was just a very close spectator confided and bewildered.

I wonder If Petty will get a go in the next two weeks... with only 4 days between our Saints game and the ANZAC Eve game v Tigers.

I think we will see a shuffle of players between the two games,  to try to maintain fresh legs, and strong running.

 

I think Goody said OMc was concussed last game ?

 

I wonder which of these two opposition teams Petty would matchup on best, for us ?

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25 minutes ago, djr said:

Why didn't KK play? was he injured?

Slight concussion, apparently.

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