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Well done Frosty. Keep sticking it up the haters & the doubters.  Played on their talls as well as Walters at various times and was terrific.  Doubtless, the haters will only focus on the 2 mistakes instead of the 10 positives. 

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3 minutes ago, Gorgoroth said:

Was interesting to see May barking at the players in the back 50 and setting them up from all standing bunched together.

Just need to focus on the younger players and hope like hell they learn to settle and calmly hit their target.

Noticed that, who does he think he is Jordan Lewis ?

But that is the value of experience, because Lever is only 70 games approx and some people expect him to be the backline guru

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Just now, wizardinoz said:

Frosty was great. Can we please move Frisch forward, his disposal is still a worry down back,

Agree on both.

Frost's last quarter arguably won us the game.

From the top of the ponsford I had a great view of his intercept mark in the last. Made the decision early and backed himself in, then made the next kick. Critical contest as we scored a terrific gogoa l after to tacking it down the ground. 

I want fritter kicking the ball to out forwards.

Petty was excellent and May played well. Marty hore was solid again. 

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Jones should still be ashamed for that 50 metre penalty. I just watched it a couple of times

shocking to do that

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1 minute ago, Sir Why You Little said:

Jones should still be ashamed for that 50 metre penalty. I just watched it a couple of times

Maybe, but only becuase Walters flops every game

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The turn-around in form from a handful who have been down was good.  Lockhart and May were very good.  The desperation was good.  Flying the flag for team-mates was very good.  Hope next week is good!

 

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6 minutes ago, stranga said:

Didn't mean to put a downer on it for you guys who watch for the wins in pointless games in failed seasons. Enjoy it.

Just my opinion that we were fortunate with their injuries. Obviously a win is a good outcome.

It’s just pathetic that it’s your first and only response to a win. You deserved the whack you got for it.

Yeah, we were fortunate they were two down. Thanks Captain Obvious. Doesn’t mean we absolutely would’ve lost without it. So what you said isn’t even true.

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Fritsch has gotta stay wing/forward, he had some ripper kicks inside 50 today (whilst also acknowledging some average ones).

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2 minutes ago, Sir Why You Little said:

Jones should still be ashamed for that 50 metre penalty. I just watched it a couple of times

shocking to do that

Just plain dumb by a captain who should know better. Walters was always going to go down like he had been shot.

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1 minute ago, P-man said:

It’s just pathetic that it’s your first and only response to a win. You deserved the whack you got for it.

Yeah, we were fortunate they were two down. Thanks Captain Obvious. Doesn’t mean we absolutely would’ve lost without it. So what you said isn’t even true.

Yep, we have lost plenty due to injury during a game. I have no problem enjoying this result.

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If anyone wants some extra likes for their posts, just hit me up with a PM before this Chivas wears off.

MFC got me in the mood

:P

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41 minutes ago, stranga said:

Wouldn't have won in Freo weren't two players down. 

As everyone tells us on here, injuries, no excuse!

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Seriously   I cannot pick my nose !    that's what you get supporting Demons for any length of time.   Perspective disappears.

Well done,   indeed      'Aint the feeling great,   I can smile easily for the next few days     Go Dees !!!

 

 

I will read all this later

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13 minutes ago, Gorgoroth said:

Was interesting to see May barking at the players in the back 50 and setting them up from all standing bunched together.

Just need to focus on the younger players and hope like hell they learn to settle and calmly hit their target.

One of our biggest weaknesses is on field leadership and organization. We got Lever and May not only for their footballing ability, but because they’re leaders and generals. Great to see May organizing troops and playing well again today. He’ll be a huge asset for the backline for the next few years. Love him!

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Petracca had a great game today. Really got involved and threw his weight around. Great to see him switched on for longer periods and staying involved. Hopefully this is the start of his return to damaging form.

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It's the story of the year.

Leading the inside 50's and not kicking enough score to win.

Maybe this is the resurgence with Viney, TMac and Weed doing well

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Just now, Lord Travis said:

Petracca had a great game today. Really got involved and threw his weight around. Great to see him switched on for longer periods and staying involved. Hopefully this is the start of his return to damaging form.

Just of late, Petracca seems to have developed a footy IQ. I've been negative about him for a little while now but there are small signs in regards to getting into the right spot, making smart decisions and not trying to do too much in possession.

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12 minutes ago, david_neitz_is_my_dad said:

Maybe, but only becuase Walters flops every game

12 point turnaround 

Not what a captain should do. 

Do it after the goal is scored at least!!

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Feels good to have a win.

Goes to show that when players such as Viney and McDonald play to their potential we look a much better side.

Forward line looked much better, with a bit more space and good movement.

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13 minutes ago, Sir Why You Little said:

Jones should still be ashamed for that 50 metre penalty. I just watched it a couple of times

shocking to do that

Dumb and all as it was...

It was better than the first game against Port where we stood by and watched Max cop it from them without a whimper.

At least we had some passion in the game and Jones was supporting a teammate.

If I had my choice I would take this.

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