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1 hour ago, Demonland said:

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JAHESSUS the Inns inspire about as much confidence as being able squeeze that underground pimple that you know despite all efforts you still cannot remove

Neal Bullen and Mitch Hannan both out!

Sheeit apart from Baker .Why wouldnt you try Jordan?? Bedford?? Sheeit JKH racks up possessions

Wagners tried again and again and again!

Nup Not at all happy!

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4 hours ago, Lucifer's Hero said:

Being in Alice we do not have to put up with the 'Boo Stadium' crowd blaring thru our tv sets.

 

Their premiership backline vs our non-existent/inexperienced forward line is a scary proposition😭

 

We dealt with boo stadium last season and this season silenced them till they got a late goal giving them hope in the 3rd.

I agree Barass, Mcgovern, Hurn from the flag plus Shepherd are a tough ask

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Would go with Baker, Lockhart, T Smith and C Wagner. First three can reasonably be viewed as part of the future. The fourth is mostly a reward for good form.

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33 minutes ago, Lord Nev said:

I think Goodwin has great potential as a coach, but there is a growing concern with his sheer stubbornness that even has his former mentor quietly fuming behind the scenes.

Are you ready to join the dark side.. come across to the thread that will probably outgrow the Watts and Hogan have to go /stay discussions

Agree... Lewis has no place in this team.. (respect his ability by the way)

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West Coast's confidence is shown by naming 3 debutants on their extended bench...

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1 minute ago, Diamond_Jim said:

Are you ready to join the dark side.. come across to the thread that will probably outgrow the Watts and Hogan have to go /stay discussions

Agree... Lewis has no place in this team.. (respect his ability by the way)

Haha what thread is that mate?

And to be honest, I don't mind Lewis playing, he made the best comments this week on Fox Footy when he said something like 'Finals may be out of reach, but how you treat these games is how you setup for next year' (paraphrasing). That kind of comment, combined with his intent the last couple of games is why I don't mind him out there right now. My problem is that you're either in or out. You either set up the culture, or you just stick with the Goody way.

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If anyone's heading up for the game and plans to attend the open training, please consider sticking around to lend some support for the VFLW girls. They're far from home!

We're playing NT Thunder who have some of the best from Adelaide's premiership side. For Casey, it's a must-win game and they've named the maximum 12 AFLW-listed players in the team for the first time this season.

Fingers crossed for both games!

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5 minutes ago, david_neitz_is_my_dad said:

I like how we bring in a (either) Wagner then the next week they’re out, rinse and repeat.

I found this website on the Wandering Wagners... sounds like we need their help

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43 minutes ago, Lord Nev said:

And if you want to argue something like 'he's not the future of the club' then tell me why Lewis is playing and tell me at what stage of the season it's ok to turn our culture off?

your words

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3 minutes ago, Diamond_Jim said:

your words

Yeah, which I explained in my next post where I said you're either all in or all out.

ie - You play Lewis because culture is important, but then you don't have integrity at selection, so you're not all in. You don't pick JKH because he's 'not the future', but then you play Lewis who is about to retire, so you're not all out.

Does that make more sense now?

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10 minutes ago, Dees_In_October said:

If anyone's heading up for the game and plans to attend the open training, please consider sticking around to lend some support for the VFLW girls. They're far from home!

We're playing NT Thunder who have some of the best from Adelaide's premiership side. For Casey, it's a must-win game and they've named the maximum 12 AFLW-listed players in the team for the first time this season.

Fingers crossed for both games!

In all probability Girl's will be the Winners and therefore the Action Attraction!

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We could be flogged this sunday. 

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3 hours ago, ding said:

Does anyone actually think we will get close this weekend?

Not just due to club loyalty.... i mean does anyone genuinely think we have a chance?

 

This could easily be our worst loss for the year. These 2 teams are currently miles apart, even with West Coke off the boil.

It will be ghastly to watch imo.

 

 

Yep, I do

 

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12 hours ago, Dees_In_October said:

If anyone's heading up for the game and plans to attend the open training, please consider sticking around to lend some support for the VFLW girls. They're far from home!

We're playing NT Thunder who have some of the best from Adelaide's premiership side. For Casey, it's a must-win game and they've named the maximum 12 AFLW-listed players in the team for the first time this season.

Fingers crossed for both games!

DiO you are a credit to our AFLW team.  You regular updating of the DL Women's Forum with VFLW games and happenings reflects a lot of work.  Thank you.

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10 hours ago, bobby1554 said:

Yep, I do

 

Me too

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You know you are in trouble when you continually pick the king of momentum killers,ANB,and you again recycle the Wagners. Ohhhh Woe is me!

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Extraordinarily poor bench. Only Baker and perhaps Lockhart deserve to be there. 

Corey Wagner has played 5 games and been dropped 3 times, Smith has played six games and been dropped / or injured 3 times. Josh Wagner at least has only been dropped twice in 10 games, but was lucky to get a few of those. I can't understand what we hope to achieve by playing any of these guys.

As much as I want the team to play well and pick up some wins over the last six weeks, I fear that only a couple of massive losses on the way home will finally stir Goodwin from his slumber.

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Has there been a week this season where we read ‘ No Change’? Can’t recall. I don’t think it will happen this week with at least Baker getting a run again.

A bit late to ask for a settled line-up but at least the defence is getting some work together and I feel they will do a good job at restricting the Eagles scoring. Problem is, unless we magically start converting and taking our chances at the other end this could be a long day.

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15 hours ago, ding said:

Does anyone actually think we will get close this weekend?

Not just due to club loyalty.... i mean does anyone genuinely think we have a chance?

 

This could easily be our worst loss for the year. These 2 teams are currently miles apart, even with West Coke off the boil.

It will be ghastly to watch imo.

 

 

No. i think the last 6 weeks will be awful. i cant see us wining another game and i think we will look back on this year and consider it worse than any we had in the Neeld years and any since. Neeld didnt have much of a list to be honest, this list made a prelim and teh fall has been brutal. 

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20 hours ago, Lucifer's Hero said:

Being in Alice we do not have to put up with the 'Boo Stadium' crowd blaring thru our tv sets.

 

Their premiership backline vs our non-existent/inexperienced forward line is a scary proposition😭

 

We dealt with boo stadium last season and this season silenced them till they got a late goal giving them hope in the 3rd.

I agree Barass, Mcgovern, Hurn from the flag plus Shepherd are a tough ask

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16 hours ago, Lord Nev said:

Haha what thread is that mate?

And to be honest, I don't mind Lewis playing, he made the best comments this week on Fox Footy when he said something like 'Finals may be out of reach, but how you treat these games is how you setup for next year' (paraphrasing). That kind of comment, combined with his intent the last couple of games is why I don't mind him out there right now. My problem is that you're either in or out. You either set up the culture, or you just stick with the Goody way.

Goodness me I hope he wasn't referring to himself!

"yeah I've got 7 more years left at this club....at least!!1111oneoneone111"

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3 minutes ago, Superunknown said:

Goodness me I hope he wasn't referring to himself!

"yeah I've got 7 more years left at this club....at least!!1111oneoneone111"

Nah he wasn't, which made it even more impressive from a leadership perspective. He could have just mentally checked out and gone into celebration mode for his last few games, but instead he's focused on trying to set up our culture and future.

Deserves better treatment from some Dees fans than he gets.

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I reckon we can match them in the middle with Gawn again to dominate. Our backs should keep them to 12 -14 goals. The BIG Q is how are we to kick 14-16 goals. Not likely unless we start a couple of hours early then we will still miss the goals and turn it over !! The other way is for the AFL to give us a 3-5 goal start!. Can only hope we give it a big effort.

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