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Training - Thursday July 18, 2019

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The mood was light-hearted. Plenty of laughter, even the first few drills were about games and fun.

The rehab included Sam Weideman, Marty Hore and Billy Stretch.

Jake Melksham in the main group though not doing the contact work and still doing some fitness training.

James Harmes on light duties.

Charlie Spargo also in the main squad with full participation as was Tim Smith.

Oscar Baker appeared to be on the outside of full program, as was Oscar Mcdonald, Toby Bedford and James Jordon.

The squad quickly begun simulations. Emphasis was plenty of switches with entry into an open forward area after creating overlaps.

They went back to drills of clearing the contested area. Then returned to more simulations.

Only at the end did they do work in the line squads.

Nathan Jones with the backs, he was vocal and setting up the release with good angles to open up the space.

The backs working on blocking, rolling and staying with their opponents.

Harrison Petty in the forwards, holding most of his marks and finishing well.

Christian Pettraca and Corey Maynard with the mids.

I think Jay Kennedy-Harris and Corey Wagner could be a chance for selection. 

Not much goal kicking practice.

The intensity was there at appropriate times.

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Thanks for the report kev!

DNIMD, that was my exact response when reading the report! Surely we should focus more on a key issue we’ve had all year...

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27 minutes ago, Lord Travis said:

Thanks for the report kev!

DNIMD, that was my exact response when reading the report! Surely we should focus more on a key issue we’ve had all year...

Nah ignore it and it will go away

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49 minutes ago, kev martin said:

The mood was light-hearted.

HOW DARE THEY LAUGH ABOUT THIS SEASON!??!?!?!?!?!?!?!!?!?!

CHANGES NEED TO BE MADE?!>?!?!>!>!>!>@>!?!?!?!?!?!?!

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1 hour ago, Lord Travis said:

DNIMD?

 

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Hannan left early with the other Casey guys so suspect he is out and Wagner in and JKH in the squad, also T Smith in the mix for a recall. 

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For the last few weeks I wish I had a better grasp of the (possible) injuries Hannan is playing with ATM. He has not been able to show his tricks as he did last year. When Im generous of spirit, I think he is playing with injuries....

Alas, thats not my mindset a lot of the time.

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57 minutes ago, Wiseblood said:

HOW DARE THEY LAUGH ABOUT THIS SEASON!??!?!?!?!?!?!?!!?!?!

CHANGES NEED TO BE MADE?!>?!?!>!>!>!>@>!?!?!?!?!?!?!

WB, i'm not suggesting you are suggesting it but i don't think Kev was suggesting there were any issues with the team being lighthearted.

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2 minutes ago, binman said:

WB, i'm not suggesting you are suggesting it but i don't think Kev was suggesting there were any issues with the team being lighthearted.

Neither was I my friend.  Just taking the mickey and not doing much of a job of it. 👍

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All the forwards were out at 9.30 with Rawlings practicing goal kicking, did it till the rest of group arrived. Gawn and Preuss also with them

Hannan is fully fit, agree looks like he will be omitted

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31 minutes ago, Satyriconhome said:

All the forwards were out at 9.30 with Rawlings practicing goal kicking, did it till the rest of group arrived. Gawn and Preuss also with them

Hannan is fully fit, agree looks like he will be omitted

I was really looking forward to seeing Hannan this year and was backing him in for a big year.

Unfortunately, he was cruelled by injury.

It also seems, however, that he was further cruelled by being selected straight up without regaining match fitness and confidence at Casey. I will be most interested to see how Jetta goes this week as he also came back underdone.

I fail to see the logic in this.

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1 hour ago, Satyriconhome said:

 

Hannan is fully fit

Saty there is no way you can know this (unless of course you are his treating physician, in which case you might be reported for breaching privacy). Not even if Mitch told you himself. Surely you get that?

 

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15 minutes ago, binman said:

Saty there is no way you can know this (unless of course you are his treating physician, in which case you might be reported for breaching privacy). Not even if Mitch told you himself. Surely you get that?

 

Apart from him telling me, watching him train at full speed and doing every single drill without an issue and not being hindered, without any noticeable strapping and no confab with medical or fitness staff  enough?

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8 minutes ago, Satyriconhome said:

Apart from him telling me, watching him train at full speed and doing every single drill without an issue and not being hindered, without any noticeable strapping and no confab with medical or fitness staff  enough?

No. 

 

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14 minutes ago, Satyriconhome said:

Apart from him telling me, watching him train at full speed and doing every single drill without an issue and not being hindered, without any noticeable strapping and no confab with medical or fitness staff  enough?

Actually nup, ... and no one is slighting you here, but it's still just training. Regardless of whether he completes it and does it at full speed. 

Call it 'form' or 100% trust in his body after an injury, but the notion of playing injured still likely has an element of mental preparedness attached to it. Hannan doesn't look quite right playing, Jetta didn't look quite right last week either. 

Jack Viney really only looks right since the bye if you ask me.

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No excuses. They cross that white line then their fit and ready to play. Unfortunately Hannan just can't get his hands on the pill and a game or two at Casey will not hurt him. Find the pill, get a few kicks and kick a couple of goals will give him the confidence to find his way back to the one's before season is over.

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31 minutes ago, Ouch! said:

Hannan doesn't look quite right playing,

Agree with what you're saying, but Hannan looks much like he always has to me. Let's not forget that while he's had his moments, he has always disappeared for long periods in matches, and bounced around between the 1's and Casey because of it.

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