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1 hour ago, Sir Why You Little said:

That’s what we need to find out as quick as possible. If it was Goodwin’s idea to bring him on board, fine. 

If not it could be Rocky, but all the assistants are walking...

Who is walking? McCartney and Jennings were pushed out, Rawlings has gone for another gig after 8 years. Hardly a mass exodus.

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6 hours ago, Demon3 said:

Damien Barrett reporting Jade Rawlings set to leave and join Shaw at the Roos.

We are going to have a lot of new faces around next year.

https://www.afl.com.au/news/2019-09-05/roos-poach-demon-assistant-who-will-report-to-younger-brother

Bugger 

Bugger  bugger  bugger 

The only bloody bloke who actually  knew anything  imho

Was hoping hed stay...gut feeling he wouldn't. ..and why would you.

Good luck Twig

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In reality i just think Jade needed fresh air and a clear path.....and to get as far away from the dysfunctional  heap of poo we are. 

He's  been around this club long enough to know what's  what and who's  bogus.

Don't  blame  him a bit....but it's  a huge loss for us...huge.

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38 minutes ago, Dr. Gonzo said:

Who is walking? McCartney and Jennings were pushed out, Rawlings has gone for another gig after 8 years. Hardly a mass exodus.

It isn’t finished is what was implied to me...

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5 hours ago, chookrat said:

I wonder if we might have a look at Hirdy in a Senior Assistant role. We need the best people and Hirdy brings an aura and win at all cost mentality. Thoughts? 

Go stand under a cold shower until sense kicks in

We should never entertain that pos.. ever..EVER

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3 hours ago, drysdale demon said:

I would be amazed that someone inside the inner circle at the club would provide that info to another person to allow them to blab it out over the internet.I say inner circle because they would be the only ones that would if this was the case.

This sort of stuff usually comes from people who put a bit of money in the club and like to feel that puts them on the inside, it can also be from disgruntled board members.

Players connections can also get in on the odd Chinese whisper.

It would be very unlikely to come from anyone in the FD...

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55 minutes ago, Sir Why You Little said:

It isn’t finished is what was implied to me...

I thought you said you asked direct questions, so you didn't get a direct answer, it was implied

Every season there is a turnover of assistant coaches at clubs,  we were pretty steady for a couple of years, we needed to be, now is the opportunity for change which is happening 

You seem to be the only one surprised

But there is not much talent out there looking for a change, so hopefully we won't go overboard

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Melodrama central!

i know nothing, but if we don’t start with a ‘Sky is falling’ point of view, then maybe North, who need a new assistant, figured Jade to be the best available and made him an offer?  After 8 years at one club, it would also make sense to be exposed to other systems as you work toward your own senior gig.

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I didn’t mind Rawlings and agree with others that he was likely our best assistant coach.

But, why is he getting rave reviews for turning our forward line around? We had a 2-8 record under Rawlings as our fwd line coach which was an even worse record than before the mid season changes.

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10 hours ago, Satyriconhome said:

I thought you said you asked direct questions, so you didn't get a direct answer, it was implied

Every season there is a turnover of assistant coaches at clubs,  we were pretty steady for a couple of years, we needed to be, now is the opportunity for change which is happening 

You seem to be the only one surprised

But there is not much talent out there looking for a change, so hopefully we won't go overboard

I did ask direct questions. I am waiting for some answers before i would even think about Posting on here. 

What i posted last night, i stand by. Major Changes will be on going. Not just yearly reshuffles

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12 minutes ago, Sir Why You Little said:

I did ask direct questions. I am waiting for some answers before i would even think about Posting on here. 

What i posted last night, i stand by. Major Changes will be on going. Not just yearly reshuffles

Well you were right SWYL!!!

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5 minutes ago, Kent said:

Well you were right SWYL!!!

So far, it seems so

Good to see the Board getting proactive

 

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Gee, who'd have thunk there'd be major changes when a club goes from 4th to 17th in a year. What a bolt from the blue. Thank god for "our sources"!

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2 minutes ago, Kelpien said:

So who is left in terms of assistant coaches?

Chaplin and Rooke? Great. Just [censored] great.

Matthews as well currently, the the ruck coach?

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16 hours ago, A F said:

Try two years, since the Tigers. You like hyperbole, don't you mate?

We've made more changes than them You don't like research much do you (mate)?

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1 hour ago, Sir Why You Little said:

I did ask direct questions. I am waiting for some answers before i would even think about Posting on here. 

What i posted last night, i stand by. Major Changes will be on going. Not just yearly reshuffles

Who is this Major Changes fellow?  Does he run the military style pre-season camp?  Bravo I say, Major, off you go!

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12 minutes ago, buck_nekkid said:

Who is this Major Changes fellow?  Does he run the military style pre-season camp?  Bravo I say, Major, off you go!

Discipline Tony.....

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1 hour ago, Moonshadow said:

Gee, who'd have thunk there'd be major changes when a club goes from 4th to 17th in a year. What a bolt from the blue. Thank god for "our sources"!

But we were told it was just pre-season injuries ....now we find out every coaching position bar the senior coach has been changed...I just don't know who to believe anymore..

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18 hours ago, Kent said:

That's the problem Mooney I think Goody is not easy to work with

Gee I hope there is a Strategy in all of this

It's looking desperate  with no clear plan

 

If the head aches, the body suffers...

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2 hours ago, Moonshadow said:

Gee, who'd have thunk there'd be major changes when a club goes from 4th to 17th in a year. What a bolt from the blue. Thank god for "our sources"!

Not to mention a club undergoing a review.

Let me be the first to say I believe there will be major changes at the crows. Major.

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1 hour ago, stevethemanjordan said:

 

 

I'm one of those, but wouldn't the pre-season we had go hand in hand with what is happening now?  Clearly we made some major errors over the 2019 pre-season and we are now making changes to rectify the situation, both on and off the field.  

These changes are no surprise to me, and are welcomed, based off many aspects, one of which was how poor that pre-season was.  It should never have happened that way.

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I'm hearing that Richo and Goody are already at loggerheads and Richo is also on the brink of walking out.

He says Goodwin is too stubborn and has never seen a single Dees loss - he thinks they're all just bad days!

If only he'd taken a leaf out of Norm Smith's book - Norm watched endless replays of the '54 GF defeat over and over again, analysing where the Dogs picked us apart. Made the team bullet-proof for a decade.

Goodwin had the same opportunity to win 5 premierships in 6 years and completely blew it. 

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