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5 minutes ago, markc said:

sadly i agree , think we be lucky to get within 60 points ...  

i can never work out why we have to player interstate sides in NT , its a advantage to them. I know re $$ but we need wins. 

We play the interstate teams there because they're the teams we would get the lowest attendances to for home games in Melbourne.

You wouldn't play a Melbourne team there, when we would normally get at least 35,000 to that home game.

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7 minutes ago, xarronn said:

We play the interstate teams there because they're the teams we would get the lowest attendances to for home games in Melbourne.

You wouldn't play a Melbourne team there, when we would normally get at least 35,000 to that home game.

GWS maybe?

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Expect to see a lot of McGovern on tv today.

My money is on him to break the record for intercept marks. His game is absolutely MADE for playing a team like us.

We need a miracle.

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Too much for something that approaches football.....and doesn't resemble manic dodgems ?

I do sense however the Eagles will control the ball, control the tempo and therefore the game.

We might fly out of the gate with delusional exuberance to the chorus of euphoric rapture but it never lasts long.

I'd be content today if we can just exhibit some intelligence with the ball......again....too much ?

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I’m looking forward to the commentary on how Gilbert MacAdams Aunty or uncle kicked a goal in a local league game from beyond the tree in the outer wing which is about a 85m roost.

#dreamtime

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We should have either Pruess or Gawn stationed deep forward to bring it to ground all day . Our bigs and mids will do well . Hopefully we can manufacture enough goals . May will curb kennedy somthing we never have .

 

we are a chance . 

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1 hour ago, McQueen said:

Wtf did you have for brekky?

Mushrooms on toast by the looks of it.

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Earlier in the season when hope still sprung eternal the Gameday Thread was always bullish and full of humour ( not all of it funny I'll admit) but now, like all else Demonish,  there's a surfeit of apathy and despair.

It now fails to lift the spirits of even a sad old flagellator such as myself .

Arrrh!!! …. The MFC has a lot to answer for.

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After watching the mfc for many decades looking forward to every game with hope and anticapation,I find now there is little to enthuse aboutanymore  just another game of despair and disappointment.Think i will give one of the ex wives a call just to top my day off

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1 hour ago, Jozo6 said:

Anyone in Alice for the game? Is there any pre-match gatherings planned? Drinks and walk to the game??

Welcome to Demonland. I hope someone has an answer for you. 

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Am expecting an 80 pt drubbing so hopefully we at least crack in and provide some interest for us die hards 

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So far a successful trip for the Dees to Alice, with the Casey VFLW team having a 65-point win over NT Thunder yesterday. Their biggest win of the season so far and well-deserved by the sounds of it.

Fingers crossed for an unlikely double!

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Shannon Hurn a late out.

Said last night that i feel like it will be a close game then most people think.

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2 hours ago, Ethan Tremblay said:

The curtain raiser is far more enjoyable than any other game I’ve watched this year. 

Agree and the Umpiring is great also 

Using common sense unknown in the AFL

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Remember in recent seasons when we used to discuss which Melbourne team would turn up.

Hard to fathom that by comparison those were the good times.

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I have no idea what to expect. But I fear Hurn and McGovern are just going to mark everything that comes down our forward line as we didn't have much depth or experience down there. Hopefully Rawlings has come up with a good game plan. 

But having been to the ground it has the most beautiful background with the ranges there. 

Just have a go today melbourne 

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Hurn late out.

Debutant Franky Watson in. Quick rebounding indigenous half back. Eagles with 6 indigenous players out there today.

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We are into $2.40 now for the win. Vs a flag fancy. 

Either punters know something we don't, or there is still an element of trust and belief in this team from punters. 

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37 minutes ago, dazzledavey36 said:

Shannon Hurn a late out.

Said last night that i feel like it will be a close game then most people think.

Nah just means Viney will kick it to McGovern instead.

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2 minutes ago, praha said:

We are into $2.40 now for the win. Vs a flag fancy. 

Either punters know something we don't, or there is still an element of trust and belief in this team from punters. 

Pressure is off Praha. We cannot make Finals, so we are a big chance to “turn up” today...

The first 10 minutes will tell a story

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