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22 minutes ago, Redleg said:

What is it with our club?  16 injuries. Eagles had 2 out.

Kent playing his 9th straight and Hogan also. Both missed all the time with us injured. What is the story?

The Kent one is interested. 

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13 hours ago, picket fence said:

Dont really give a Fat Rat's Clacker!!

Just play Guys who are actually footballers.

That means IF WE ARE REALLY SERIOUS 

Bye Bye one of our captains, Ok Ill call it VINEY as limited a player as I've seen! 

Jones , faithful servant but a bloke like Clarko would call it at end of year!

Lewis Gone!

Billy Stretch um No!

Oscar? see previous comments

Neal Bullen? see Billy Stretch

And i'm just scratching the surface!

Time for Simon to GET TOUGH!

 

What a dumb post!

So we play 1/2 a side next week do we?

We’ve got 14 injuries and 3 concussions doubtful from last night and you want to drop both captains 

Take a breath and wake up

 

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No change unless concussed guys don’t get up. Lever another week at Casey. Preuss first in if any injuries. 

Need to reward a great competive effort and best we’ve played all year

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3 hours ago, Redleg said:

What is it with our club?  16 injuries. Eagles had 2 out.

Kent playing his 9th straight and Hogan also. Both missed all the time with us injured. What is the story?

Gee what an interesting observation and u know what the answer is dont you!??

Also Re Fritta as natural a HALF FORWARD FLANKER as I have ever seen. 

Reminds me of Robs younger brother Tom Flower who was also a beautiful left footer. Once kicked 5 On a flank vs the Filth!

Just saying

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2 hours ago, Billy said:

What a dumb post!

So we play 1/2 a side next week do we?

We’ve got 14 injuries and 3 concussions doubtful from last night and you want to drop both captains 

Take a breath and wake up

 

Ok my comments are taken out of contexts and I should have said AS OF NEXT YEAR re Captains NOT THIS YEAR!

Hope I have clarified my comments?

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1 minute ago, picket fence said:

Gee what an interesting observation and u know what the answer is dont you!??

Also Re Fritta as natural a HALF FORWARD FLANKER as I have ever seen. 

Reminds me of Robs younger brother Tom Flower who was also a beautiful left footer. Once kicked 5 On a flank vs the Filth!

Just saying

no, he's not

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16 hours ago, picket fence said:

Dont really give a Fat Rat's Clacker!!

Just play Guys who are actually footballers.

That means IF WE ARE REALLY SERIOUS 

Bye Bye one of our captains, Ok Ill call it VINEY as limited a player as I've seen! 

Jones , faithful servant but a bloke like Clarko would call it at end of year!

Lewis Gone!

Billy Stretch um No!

Oscar? see previous comments

Neal Bullen? see Billy Stretch

And i'm just scratching the surface!

Time for Simon to GET TOUGH!

 

 Starting to question Goodwin’s coaching ability, ANB not up to it but continues to get a game, Maynard should be given a go in his place. Brayshaw is a gun in and under midfielder, why play out of position, he’s not a winger FFS, Fritsch is a forward, and there is much more 

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1 minute ago, picket fence said:

Did you rate Tom Whatsaywhat??

i don't remember him at all; before my time - literally finished the year i was born, but given that tom flower didn't even make 30 games i think fritsch has him beat already :)

but i'm disagreeing that fritsch is a natural half-forward (something my mother vehemently disagrees with me with, so yr not alone there amongst other fans @picket fence) - he's much better off playing as the defensive wingman floating back at this stage, as he doesn't tackle or chase

have a look at ryan's workrate by comparison when he took that hanger; he left him for dead at the previous countest - fritsch's second efforts are hit-and-miss

anyway, back to the changes at hand, preuss was strong around the contest in the vfl and is a man mountain but his fitness is pretty bad - did nothing in the last at all (was he on the bench?) from what i saw on the live stream, but i must admit that as they started to dominate my interest started to wane

corey wagner was busy enough

lever looked slow at the contest, as to be expected, but that mark early on was seriously nice and his kicking was clean - i'd give him another 3/4 game then full game at lower level but i reckon he could be right for either adelaide in the alice or the filth on qb

hoping heaps that salem - any reports on how serious it was? - will be right, but tim smith and anb looked seriously cooked on the bench and mandatory concussion protocol should mean that they miss next week, nine day break or not

be interesting to see what they do with lewis if his ankle is good to go

 

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3 hours ago, Redleg said:

What is it with our club?  16 injuries. Eagles had 2 out.

Kent playing his 9th straight and Hogan also. Both missed all the time with us injured. What is the story?

Its our fitness 'guru'.  Always has been.

Thank the heavens hes gone at seasons end.

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Not much at Casey as you would expect after the thumping they took.

Preuss had a decent game but nowhere near as dominant as last week.

Casey smalls need to learn how to play to Preuss' contested marking in the forward line. On at least two occasions near me while he didn't take the mark his height advantage allowed him to put the ball anywhere to advantage but no Melbourne/Casey player in the right position.

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No one really put their hand up at Casey.  Sparrow was wasteful with disposal.  Preuss started well, but gave away 3 frees in their 50 leading to shots on goal.  Lever moves well, and is a class above, but didnt do too much.  Jordon, Chandler and Bedford not pushing the selectors to pick them yet.  Kielty looks better for the run at AFL level, and competed pretty well.  Looked like they also had him down back in the second half, where he was less influential.

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38 minutes ago, whatwhatsaywhat said:

i don't remember him at all; before my time - literally finished the year i was born, but given that tom flower didn't even make 30 games i think fritsch has him beat already :)

but i'm disagreeing that fritsch is a natural half-forward (something my mother vehemently disagrees with me with, so yr not alone there amongst other fans @picket fence) - he's much better off playing as the defensive wingman floating back at this stage, as he doesn't tackle or chase

have a look at ryan's workrate by comparison when he took that hanger; he left him for dead at the previous countest - fritsch's second efforts are hit-and-miss

anyway, back to the changes at hand, preuss was strong around the contest in the vfl and is a man mountain but his fitness is pretty bad - did nothing in the last at all (was he on the bench?) from what i saw on the live stream, but i must admit that as they started to dominate my interest started to wane

corey wagner was busy enough

lever looked slow at the contest, as to be expected, but that mark early on was seriously nice and his kicking was clean - i'd give him another 3/4 game then full game at lower level but i reckon he could be right for either adelaide in the alice or the filth on qb

hoping heaps that salem - any reports on how serious it was? - will be right, but tim smith and anb looked seriously cooked on the bench and mandatory concussion protocol should mean that they miss next week, nine day break or not

be interesting to see what they do with lewis if his ankle is good to go

 

We looked much faster out of our defense without Lewis

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59 minutes ago, dave said:

 Starting to question Goodwin’s coaching ability, ANB not up to it but continues to get a game, Maynard should be given a go in his place. Brayshaw is a gun in and under midfielder, why play out of position, he’s not a winger FFS, Fritsch is a forward, and there is much more 

Goody actually coached well last night, shut down McGovern until we ran out of players, they couldn't get any free movement and had we finished better we could have won by a fair margin. Harsh call on ANB given he barely played a third of the game

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1 hour ago, dave said:

 Starting to question Goodwin’s coaching ability, ANB not up to it but continues to get a game, Maynard should be given a go in his place. Brayshaw is a gun in and under midfielder, why play out of position, he’s not a winger FFS, Fritsch is a forward, and there is much more 

You do realise ANB plays a high half forward role that requires gut running workrate to work up and down the ground. Maynard is completely different type of player who is an inside mid who is slow and has poor skills. I watched him in the VFL today and he will be delisted at years end.

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1 hour ago, dave said:

 Starting to question Goodwin’s coaching ability, ANB not up to it but continues to get a game, Maynard should be given a go in his place. Brayshaw is a gun in and under midfielder, why play out of position, he’s not a winger FFS, Fritsch is a forward, and there is much more 

You want Brayshaw to play inside and Maynard to come in who is purely an inside mid. They can't all play there. And we have finally struck a bit of a better balance between inside v outside.

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25 minutes ago, Forest Demon said:

You want Brayshaw to play inside and Maynard to come in who is purely an inside mid. They can't all play there. And we have finally struck a bit of a better balance between inside v outside.

Maynard isn't AFL standard. He will be delisted.

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2 hours ago, buck_nekkid said:

 Kielty looks better for the run at AFL level, and competed pretty well.  Looked like they also had him down back in the second half, where he was less influential.

Filling in Petty's spot,  and supporting Lever coming back.  Did Lever play the whole game ??

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18 hours ago, Pates said:

Brayshaw’s a better kick than what he showed tonight, wouldn’t say I’m worried about him yet but someone should try to get ahead of any bad habits he might be starting to get in his game. 

Maybe one of our best clearance specialists has been shifted to sideways to accommodate the Captain ??

Hard to know who comes in yet but at this stage you’d think Smith, ANB, and Salem all have clouds over them from concussion. 

Lockhart and Stretch would be two performance wise I’d put in the firing line. 

You have to be joking about Lockart. Over the last three weeks he has shown a lot of improvement. Give him a break

 

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3 hours ago, Graeme Yeats' Mullet said:

Liked Baker, he stays

In: Preuss in, Lewis, Corey Wagner

Out: 3 x Concussions 

 

Wow that’s 19 injuries if Anb Salem Smith miss.  Salem and ANB didn’t look or appear that bad.  

On the basis of those changes it’s a weak team obviously with half of best 22 out. 

Lockhart* omcd* Hore*

Lewis Frost j Wagner*

Brayshaw. Viney. Stretch*

 Petracca Tmcd Lockhart*

Garlett* Preuss* Fritsch 

Gawn Harmes Oliver

Njones Petty* c Wagner* Baker*

11 key players missing from best 22. 

I think 5 of our best 10 are out.

Missing out of my best 22...  Hibberd. Salem. Jetta. Melksham.  Lever. Weideman. May.  Anb. Jsmith. Vandenburg. Hannan

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18 hours ago, Petraccattack said:

Its our fitness 'guru'.  Always has been.

Thank the heavens hes gone at seasons end.

That's right he slams players heads into the turf, trips them up, kicks their feet etc etc,

If we got a group of 10 certain posters on here in a room, the footy IQ level may just reach double figures

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