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On 5/11/2019 at 7:19 PM, DSP said:

Keilty, Omac, Jeffy and if we are gonna call a spade a spade Tracca and Gus deserve to be dropped.

Petracca? Jeff?! GUs? Are you MAD?!?! 

 

WOW - the actual football nous on here is just way more of a blind spot than one could EVER anticipate! OUR SINGLE BIGGEST PROBLEM R1-5 was Groundball gets all over the ground, most of all between both arcs.. Jeffry has been a major help in this area and will only improve with time, allowing us a bit extra fwd 50 pressure also, another weakness but Petracca leads ENTIRE COMP in ground ball gets per game IFWD50 - with 3.0 per game.. and you wanna drop him?! Do you actually SEE our entries?! Wow..

Seriously ppl just need to stop the BS and realise we’ve been DECIMATED by inj to ALL our speed and pressure players, understand we’ve FINALLY got some grit & groundball cut through, and hope like hell we get some stability & likes of Hannan, Smith, Smith, Vanders, Jetta, May, Lever, KK etc back by back half in time to storm home or reinvest for momentum into 2020. 

 

So sick of keyboard warriors bagging the players they find easy targets without ANY actual insight!!! 

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In: Tim Smith, Neal Bullen, Baker, Pruess

Out: Melksham, Hibberd, Keilty & Lewis.

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16 minutes ago, Nudge said:

In: Tim Smith, Neal Bullen, Baker, Pruess

Out: Melksham, Hibberd, Keilty & Lewis.

This is what I think it will be too. Also think this is the best case scenario 

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30 minutes ago, Nudge said:

Petracca? Jeff?! GUs? Are you MAD?!?! 

 

WOW - the actual football nous on here is just way more of a blind spot than one could EVER anticipate! OUR SINGLE BIGGEST PROBLEM R1-5 was Groundball gets all over the ground, most of all between both arcs.. Jeffry has been a major help in this area and will only improve with time, allowing us a bit extra fwd 50 pressure also, another weakness but Petracca leads ENTIRE COMP in ground ball gets per game IFWD50 - with 3.0 per game.. and you wanna drop him?! Do you actually SEE our entries?! Wow..

Seriously ppl just need to stop the BS and realise we’ve been DECIMATED by inj to ALL our speed and pressure players, understand we’ve FINALLY got some grit & groundball cut through, and hope like hell we get some stability & likes of Hannan, Smith, Smith, Vanders, Jetta, May, Lever, KK etc back by back half in time to storm home or reinvest for momentum into 2020. 

 

So sick of keyboard warriors bagging the players they find easy targets without ANY actual insight!!! 

You Nailed it.

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1 hour ago, Dee Zephyr said:

Is this a joke? 5 minimum changes if true? Lever will be playing on his own at Casey on his return.

If not a few of us Demonlanders may need to put the boots on for Casey!! I'm out as to old and up in Qld

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Just now, Docs Demons said:

If not a few of us Demonlanders may need to put the boots on for Casey!! I'm out as to old and up in Qld

If I leave now I may make it back in time but be suffering from jet lag and old age.

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11 minutes ago, dazzledavey36 said:

Baker to debut

Have really looked forward to The Ginger Ninja playing.

Hope he isn't too nervous under the friday night lights. 

Doesn't need to have a blinder,  If he just plays his role all will be happy.

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1 hour ago, drysdale demon said:

You Nailed it.

It was a slight overreaction, the bloke he was responding to just said a few players "deserve to be dropped" - i don't see how that's keyboard warrioring.

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On 5/15/2019 at 12:26 PM, Ethan Tremblay said:

I heard there’s a broom in the cupboard that’s been in decent form, it might be a chance of getting selected.

That’s what I call sweeping changes!

ill show myself out

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In: ANB, Petty, Baker, Smith

Out: Keilty, Melk, Lewis, Hibberd

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12 minutes ago, John Demonic said:

It was a slight overreaction, the bloke he was responding to just said two players "deserve to be dropped" - i don't see how that's keyboard warrioring.

I don't think he is referring to that post only.

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1 minute ago, Graeme Yeats' Mullet said:

Preuss emergency, bit of a surprise

Doing what Port did, going mobile and ugly inside 50

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Wow no preuss.

Great to see baker and petty in though.

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Any truth to the rumour Trac is driving hogan’s Ute over for him?

😂

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3 minutes ago, bing181 said:

In: ANB, Petty, Baker, Smith

Out: Keilty, Melk, Lewis, Hibberd

I watched Petty last weekend at windy hill. He played ok but hardly a "pickme" game.

But I suppose we have so many injuries there simply is no one else.

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1 hour ago, Nudge said:

In: Tim Smith, Neal Bullen, Baker, Pruess

Out: Melksham, Hibberd, Keilty & Lewis.

Agreed. But we missed out as Petty somehow got the nod above Preuss.  I thought we needed relief for big Maxy. 

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8 minutes ago, Pennant St Dee said:

Doing what Port did, going mobile and ugly inside 50

We excel at going ugly inside 50. The challenge is to get it in quick enough so that the forward line is not clogged up.

Ball movement needs to be quick off half back with run and carry through the middle of the ground and getting the ball in deep entries. Shallow entries and the boys will see the ball flying back over their heads quickly.

We need to play a high risk, high reward game with Frosty as the sweeper. He has the pace required.

I can’t wait to see Baker, Petty and the game plan we bring

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2 hours ago, Nudge said:

Petracca? Jeff?! GUs? Are you MAD?!?! 

 

WOW - the actual football nous on here is just way more of a blind spot than one could EVER anticipate! OUR SINGLE BIGGEST PROBLEM R1-5 was Groundball gets all over the ground, most of all between both arcs.. Jeffry has been a major help in this area and will only improve with time, allowing us a bit extra fwd 50 pressure also, another weakness but Petracca leads ENTIRE COMP in ground ball gets per game IFWD50 - with 3.0 per game.. and you wanna drop him?! Do you actually SEE our entries?! Wow..

Seriously ppl just need to stop the BS and realise we’ve been DECIMATED by inj to ALL our speed and pressure players, understand we’ve FINALLY got some grit & groundball cut through, and hope like hell we get some stability & likes of Hannan, Smith, Smith, Vanders, Jetta, May, Lever, KK etc back by back half in time to storm home or reinvest for momentum into 2020. 

 

So sick of keyboard warriors bagging the players they find easy targets without ANY actual insight!!! 

I second this - Petracca has been one of our best players for the past month and while Jeffy doesn't get alot of 'stats' he has been an important part of our ability to retain the ball in our forward 50.

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I wonder if one of our key backs is under a cloud with Petty named in the team and Pruess as an emergency.

Wet conditions forecast for Perth.

Gee, it is a young team and in the emergencies Pruess & Wagner have some senior experience but Chandler & Sparrow are first year. Will Casey be able to field a team?  I suspect emergencies will be on the first flight home Friday night in time for the VFL.

Congratulations and good luck to Oskar on his debut

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