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The secret agent had to be clever, about how he was going to get a viewing of the top secret training session, it is so classified that everyone was only told 1 hour before training on its location.

 I have the coaches phone tapped, the notification buzzes  on my phone, I quickly  listen into the phone tap,  Goodwin is  talking to Burgess about the training ahead, what he was saying was amazing and mind blowing, it could  be so revolutionary and crazy it could change football for ever.

I arrive 15 minutes before training starts I am hiding in a tree, in camouflage gear with my binoculars and my long distance listening device. The first players to arrive are Viney, Jones and petracca, after everyone  arrives they all go into their huddle, I can pick up their conversation with my listening device, it's all the usual stuff that players say to each other ra ra ra nothing revolutionary there, Goodwin and all the assistant approach the group, they hold up their whiteboards with the players positions on it, the players were positioned in all different positions forwards in the backline and backmen in the forwardline, May as the deepest forward. Goodwin then gives his speech, it's all about running hard, tackling hard to hurt the opposition, busting your gut and bleeding for your teammates, he says anybody that shirks a contest is going to do 100 push-ups, he wants them to approach today's match simulation like it's a grand final, like their lives depended on it  do or die.

the three different groups forwards midfielder Backman all go into their own areas of the ground, they do their drills with real intensity, anyone who misses a target does a 100 push ups, I can say Tom MacDonald,  Alex Neal Bullen and viney are going to have very sore chest and triceps tonight, the training drills have a heavy emphasis on Quick Ball movement, shepherding  blocking and tackling your opponent and burying  their head into the ground. After the drills the whole group does 5 laps of the oval, they brake up into 2 teams of 18 players, there are some Casey boys to make up the numbers, at 1 end Oscar McDonald is playing on Tom MacDonald, at the other, lever is playing on weideman.  by  half-time  Oscar kicked 3 goals on Tom and lever  kicked six on weideman, Oliver on Viney at the centre bounces was a intriguing contest, it got very heated at 1 point almost coming to blows.

Suddenly someone notices me and they are coming my way it is big Greg Stafford, I get out of the tree and run for my life.

I come away very impressed with Brayshaw, tracc and lever as a forward.

(All parts of the story are fictitious and  I mean to cause no offence to anybody)

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1 minute ago, Wiseblood said:

I do love me a good pep.

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So did Essendon

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The full moon was last week so there goes that hypothesis. 

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Thank you 

for many reasons, I needed to smile right now.  And you made it happen.it might have been the sparkling Shiraz as well but it’s Friday night.   Go Dees 2020

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By sheer coincidence I happened to be in the adjoining tree to don’t make me angry and had a perfect vantage point.  

My highlights:- 

• Saty came past on his scooter, scribbled down some notes, took some pics with his Brownie and shot through the entrance to the ground heading towards the South East Freeway. Can’t wait for his comprehensive report and photographs tomorrow.

• Harley Bennell walked 12 laps of the oval without breaking into a sweat and then had about a dozen shots at goal before disappearing into the change rooms.

• Trac is looking ripped and in smashing form.

• Stafford got don’t make me angry but he missed me.

• the rain came down in buckets but training continued until the ground was totally flooded and four trainers rescued ANB and J Wagner in rubber dinghys.

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Haaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa, Haaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa

Haaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa, Haaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa.

You're all so funny, did you come up with all this without adult supervision?

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6 hours ago, don't make me angry said:

The secret agent had to be clever, about how he was going to get a viewing of the top secret training session, it is so classified that everyone was only told 1 hour before training on its location.

 I have the coaches phone tapped, the notification buzzes  on my phone, I quickly  listen into the phone tap,  Goodwin is  talking to Burgess about the training ahead, what he was saying was amazing and mind blowing, it could  be so revolutionary and crazy it could change football for ever.

I arrive 15 minutes before training starts I am hiding in a tree, in camouflage gear with my binoculars and my long distance listening device. The first players to arrive are Viney, Jones and petracca, after everyone  arrives they all go into their huddle, I can pick up their conversation with my listening device, it's all the usual stuff that players say to each other ra ra ra nothing revolutionary there, Goodwin and all the assistant approach the group, they hold up their whiteboards with the players positions on it, the players were positioned in all different positions forwards in the backline and backmen in the forwardline, May as the deepest forward. Goodwin then gives his speech, it's all about running hard, tackling hard to hurt the opposition, busting your gut and bleeding for your teammates, he says anybody that shirks a contest is going to do 100 push-ups, he wants them to approach today's match simulation like it's a grand final, like their lives depended on it  do or die.

the three different groups forwards midfielder Backman all go into their own areas of the ground, they do their drills with real intensity, anyone who misses a target does a 100 push ups, I can say Tom MacDonald,  Alex Neal Bullen and viney are going to have very sore chest and triceps tonight, the training drills have a heavy emphasis on Quick Ball movement, shepherding  blocking and tackling your opponent and burying  their head into the ground. After the drills the whole group does 5 laps of the oval, they brake up into 2 teams of 18 players, there are some Casey boys to make up the numbers, at 1 end Oscar McDonald is playing on Tom MacDonald, at the other, lever is playing on weideman.  by  half-time  Oscar kicked 3 goals on Tom and lever  kicked six on weideman, Oliver on Viney at the centre bounces was a intriguing contest, it got very heated at 1 point almost coming to blows.

Suddenly someone notices me and they are coming my way it is big Greg Stafford, I get out of the tree and run for my life.

I come away very impressed with Brayshaw, tracc and lever as a forward.

(All parts of the story are fictitious and  I mean to cause no offence to anybody)

I sort of believed you but at some stage i thought who was in the tree? what kind of listening devices is being used? 

It could have been interesting to listen into what goes on at this time of year. However l was sucked into for the majority.

I didn't mind getting goaded well done. l got a giggle out of it.

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6 hours ago, Deeman said:

By sheer coincidence I happened to be in the adjoining tree to don’t make me angry and had a perfect vantage point.  

My highlights:- 

• Saty came past on his scooter, scribbled down some notes, took some pics with his Brownie and shot through the entrance to the ground heading towards the South East Freeway. Can’t wait for his comprehensive report and photographs tomorrow.

• Harley Bennell walked 12 laps of the oval without breaking into a sweat and then had about a dozen shots at goal before disappearing into the change rooms.

• Trac is looking ripped and in smashing form.

• Stafford got don’t make me angry but he missed me.

• the rain came down in buckets but training continued until the ground was totally flooded and four trainers rescued ANB and J Wagner in rubber dinghys.

Is that where you were hiding agent 13, how on earth did you get yourself in the tree trunk. We must Compare notes.

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4 hours ago, dworship said:

Haaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa, Haaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa

Haaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa, Haaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa.

You're all so funny, did you come up with all this without adult supervision?

Glad you liked it dad.

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On 2/14/2020 at 6:36 PM, don't make me angry said:

secret agent had to be clever, sw how he was going to get a viewing of the top secret training session, it is so classified that everyone was only told 1 hour before training on its location.

 I have the coaches phone tapped, the notification buzzes  on my phone, I quickly  listen into the phone tap,  Goodwin is  talking to Burgess about the training ahead, what he was saying was amazing and mind blowing, it could  be so revolutionary and crazy it could change football for ever.

I arrive 15 minutes before training starts I am hiding in a tree, in camouflage gear with my binoculars and my long distance listening device. The first players to arrive are Viney, Jones and petracca, after everyone  arrives they all go into their huddle, I can pick up their conversation with my listening device, it's all the usual stuff that players say to each other ra ra ra nothing revolutionary there, Goodwin and all the assistant approach the group, they hold up their whiteboards with the players positions on it, the players were positioned in all different positions forwards in the backline and backmen in the forwardline, May as the deepest forward. Goodwin then gives his speech, it's all about running hard, tackling hard to hurt the opposition, busting your gut and bleeding for your teammates, he says anybody that shirks a contest is going to do 100 push-ups, he wants them to approach today's match simulation like it's a grand final, like their lives depended on it  do or die.

the three different groups forwards midfielder Backman all go into their own areas of the ground, they do their drills with real intensity, anyone who misses a target does a 100 push ups, I can say Tom MacDonald,  Alex Neal Bullen and viney are going to have very sore chest and triceps tonight, the training drills have a heavy emphasis on Quick Ball movement, shepherding  blocking and tackling your opponent and burying  their head into the ground. After the drills the whole group does 5 laps of the oval, they brake up into 2 teams of 18 players, there are some Casey boys to make up the numbers, at 1 end Oscar McDonald is playing on Tom MacDonald, at the other, lever is playing on weideman.  by  half-time  Oscar kicked 3 goals on Tom and lever  kicked six on weideman, Oliver on Viney at the centre bounces was a intriguing contest, it got very heated at 1 point almost coming to blows.

Suddenly someone notices me and they are coming my way it is big Greg Stafford, I get out of the tree and run for my life.

I come away very impressed with Brayshaw, tracc and lever as a forward.

(All parts of the story are fictitious and  I mean to cause no offence to anybody)

 

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Yeah cool, 5 minutes of my life I'll never get it.

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Chill guys, a few minutes of silliness wont destroy DL.

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22 minutes ago, drysdale demon said:

Silliness is the only thing that keeps demonland alive

That’s silly!

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I really hang out for the he training reports when Friday was closed I had to invent one, and since my short term memory is so bad,  so if I read it a day later it's like it was written by somebody else..

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On 2/14/2020 at 6:36 PM, don't make me angry said:

The secret agent had to be clever, about how he was going to get a viewing of the top secret training session, it is so classified that everyone was only told 1 hour before training on its location.

 I have the coaches phone tapped, the notification buzzes  on my phone, I quickly  listen into the phone tap,  Goodwin is  talking to Burgess about the training ahead, what he was saying was amazing and mind blowing, it could  be so revolutionary and crazy it could change football for ever.

I arrive 15 minutes before training starts I am hiding in a tree, in camouflage gear with my binoculars and my long distance listening device. The first players to arrive are Viney, Jones and petracca, after everyone  arrives they all go into their huddle, I can pick up their conversation with my listening device, it's all the usual stuff that players say to each other ra ra ra nothing revolutionary there, Goodwin and all the assistant approach the group, they hold up their whiteboards with the players positions on it, the players were positioned in all different positions forwards in the backline and backmen in the forwardline, May as the deepest forward. Goodwin then gives his speech, it's all about running hard, tackling hard to hurt the opposition, busting your gut and bleeding for your teammates, he says anybody that shirks a contest is going to do 100 push-ups, he wants them to approach today's match simulation like it's a grand final, like their lives depended on it  do or die.

the three different groups forwards midfielder Backman all go into their own areas of the ground, they do their drills with real intensity, anyone who misses a target does a 100 push ups, I can say Tom MacDonald,  Alex Neal Bullen and viney are going to have very sore chest and triceps tonight, the training drills have a heavy emphasis on Quick Ball movement, shepherding  blocking and tackling your opponent and burying  their head into the ground. After the drills the whole group does 5 laps of the oval, they brake up into 2 teams of 18 players, there are some Casey boys to make up the numbers, at 1 end Oscar McDonald is playing on Tom MacDonald, at the other, lever is playing on weideman.  by  half-time  Oscar kicked 3 goals on Tom and lever  kicked six on weideman, Oliver on Viney at the centre bounces was a intriguing contest, it got very heated at 1 point almost coming to blows.

Suddenly someone notices me and they are coming my way it is big Greg Stafford, I get out of the tree and run for my life.

I come away very impressed with Brayshaw, tracc and lever as a forward.

(All parts of the story are fictitious and  I mean to cause no offence to anybody)

That’s a few minutes of my life I’ll never get back. 

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1 hour ago, Nelo said:

That’s a few minutes of my life I’ll never get back. 

Speak to Dazzle Davey he knows all about it.

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