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TRAINING: Friday 29th November 2019

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Houses still standing in the background of that last pic. Obviously not training hard enough.

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2 hours ago, JakovichScissorKick said:

LJ and Picketts first session  .... could just be the most viewed training thread of all time.

 

Who will be the first to post pictures of the  new draftees?

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5 minutes ago, Whispering_Jack said:

Who will be the first to post pictures of the  new draftees?

Won't be me, working on Monday, saving till Wednesday when Bennell and Brown will also be there

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17 minutes ago, Satyriconhome said:

Won't be me, working on Monday, saving till Wednesday when Bennell and Brown will also be there

Nor me ... having a week’s break up north. Might catch a sight of Stewart Dew’s boys but only if they’re training on the beach 😀
 

 

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Just a note on training

They have a grappling/wrestling/tackling coach, he used to appear maybe one session a week if that

He is there every session at the moment, obviously another area of weakness they have identified

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This bloke is hopefully only a week away from joining in some main group drills, same with Petty,  who is a seriously sized human being now   next photo 

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49 minutes ago, Satyriconhome said:

Just an interesting fact I learnt yesterday

The AFL now has 1400 yes 1400 accredited 'journalists' on its books

so 2 journos for every listed player (18 x 44 = 792).......no wonder media is overflowing with carp

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1 hour ago, Satyriconhome said:

Just an interesting fact I learnt yesterday

The AFL now has 1400 yes 1400 accredited 'journalists' on its books

They hand out 1400 media passes so they can revoke them if they don't like the coverage.

But the amount of full time journos covering the game is probably declining. Channel 7 and AFL media give it a fair go, but otherwise I'm sure the age and the HS don't cover the game like they used to.

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4 hours ago, Demonland said:

Houses still standing in the background of that last pic. Obviously not training hard enough.

They are Collingwood houses..... ours have already been converted to parkland to train on.

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1 hour ago, Satyriconhome said:

This bloke is hopefully only a week away from joining in some main group drills, same with Petty,  who is a seriously sized human being now   next photo 

I think there's no coincidence that our strong run at the end of 18 started around the time AVB got going.

I'd like to see Dusty try the "don't argue" on AVB on ANZAC Eve.

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2 hours ago, Satyriconhome said:

Just an interesting fact I learnt yesterday

The AFL now has 1400 yes 1400 accredited 'journalists' on its books

To cover the play of 720 players, almost  2 " journalists" ( I use that term loosely ) for every player.

Do they pay a fee to be accredited ? Is the only reason I could see for having that many.

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1 hour ago, Brady said:

Did you notice if Petty was training with the forwards or backs mate?

He is in rehab at the moment, supposedly out of there in 1 or 2 weeks

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As Long as ANB, SPARGO, AND OSCAR dont get a game this year..... I figure we might play deep into FINALS!

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