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In theHaw/ Geelong game today, there was an incident where Sicily and Hawkins clashed, and there was blood spattered conspicuously on both players.  There was no intervention from the umpires, and play resumed immediately after a stoppage, with the umpires close to the incident.

At Kardinia Park last year, with seconds to go , and us in front,Gawn was sent from the field with a microscopic split on his lip.

McDonald had to ruck up forward instead of rushing down to defence,which was the obvious tactic.

We therefore lost the game, fourth spot, and possibly the premiership.

Where is the consistency?

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And Hawkins got a fine that would have gotten Steven May life in Long Bay.

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If we were a genuine contender last year, we wouldn’t be sitting 17th right now. 

Get your point but cost us a possible premiership? Loooong bow 

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1 minute ago, Jumping Jack Clennett said:

Home prelim.would have helped ,in the form we were in.

Why Though? We don’t play the G that well at all, haven’t for awhile. From memory we mostly just beat poor teams at home last year. Happy to be corrected cause I can’t be bothered looking it up. 

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Mate, I'm still burning about Moloney getting two weeks for not striking someone.

If you're waiting for consistency from the people who pick and choose each week which rules will be enforced and which ones will be overlooked, you'll be an old old old man. Science may keep you alive long enough to see that day. But we're more likely to win a flag first.

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19 minutes ago, Smokey said:

Why Though? We don’t play the G that well at all, haven’t for awhile. From memory we mostly just beat poor teams at home last year. Happy to be corrected cause I can’t be bothered looking it up. 

You stand corrected but I can't be bothered proving it to you.

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Just now, dworship said:

You stand corrected but I can't be bothered proving it to you.

I accept this, such is my lack of enthusiasm for anything demons related right now. Other than whinging on demonland of course. 

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22 minutes ago, Smokey said:

Why Though? We don’t play the G that well at all, haven’t for awhile. From memory we mostly just beat poor teams at home last year. Happy to be corrected cause I can’t be bothered looking it up. 

We played pretty well on the MCG in the Finals against Geelong and Hawthorn....remember that?

A possible week's rest would have helped after our hard lead up to the finals,too.

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30 minutes ago, Mazer Rackham said:

Mate, I'm still burning about Moloney getting two weeks for not striking someone.

If you're waiting for consistency from the people who pick and choose each week which rules will be enforced and which ones will be overlooked, you'll be an old old old man. Science may keep you alive long enough to see that day. But we're more likely to win a flag first.

Or the Geelong player not getting suspended for breaking silvias jaw in VFL praccy

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31 minutes ago, Jumping Jack Clennett said:

Wasn't that Wojinsky breaking Viney's jaw?

I think Kennedy broke Sylvia's without penalty(?in a preseason match)

correct

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Without being a killjoy, I’d say with the ten thousand things the umpires are looking for on the field, some blood on jumper was probably accidentally missed.  In fact, as was the case with Gawn last year, it often takes opposition players to point it out to the umpire so that player has to leave the ground.

As they are both important players to their team, perhaps no one wanted to draw the umpires attention to it.

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