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17 minutes ago, Earl Hood said:

 

well then OD inject some reality into the club’s talk of a new admin/training hub within walking distance of the Gee. Where is that going to be? The mind boggles, there aren’t too many options I can think of especially with the Jolimont NIMBY’s so active in the area. 

Maybe the directors have been reading Demonland,  and have realised their past mistakes.?

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I just listened to Pert on SEN. I thought what he said was spot on.
The Blow Torch has been put on the Club at Full Blast, by The Club itself. He fully understands and expects to be turfed out real fast if the Club fails to win games. But that is the challenge, to not fail and to actually achieve an elite standard

It’s all or nothing. Fantastic, this has been what i have wanted for decades. 
Everyone at the Club should be on Notice...

 

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1 minute ago, Sir Why You Little said:

Deep Down i think he will struggle to play at all. 
But i would be training him to be a full time Burst player if he makes it. 
if those few games are in September then he could be very useful indeed. 

My gut feel, his body will take 8 to 9 months from the beginning of walking and light jogging, for his body to rearrange and shape-shift, to accommodate his new legs.

In my opinion, it is next year,  we are hopeful for re Bennell.  I think from now until this time next year,  his body will be constantly changing/adjusting to find its optimum balance.

 

I imagine he might play 6 games low intensity in the AFL, of the lesser games,  where we can afford to manage his time on ground.  Similar with Casey.?  He needs a handful of AFL games to remember the intensity,  and so help towards 2021.

 

I reckon 2022/23 will be our peak years, looking ahead.  And again 2025/26/27,  long range,  going on our current list.   Hence my 2ic's comments in another thread.

TMc and Gawn will be senior citizens,  before we do any real damage in September, IMO. 

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1 minute ago, MyFavouriteMartian said:

My gut feel, his body will take 8 to 9 months from the beginning of walking and light jogging, for his body to rearrange and shape-shift, to accommodate his new legs.

In my opinion, it is next year,  we are hopeful for re Bennell.  I think from now until this time next year,  his body will be constantly changing/adjusting to find its optimum balance.

 

I imagine he might play 6 games low intensity in the AFL, of the lesser games,  where we can afford to manage his time on ground.  Similar with Casey.?  He needs a handful of AFL games to remember the intensity,  and so help towards 2021.

 

I reckon 2022/23 will be our peak years, looking ahead.  And again 2025/26/27,  long range,  going on our current list.   Hence my 2ic's comments in another thread.

TMc and Gawn will be senior citizens,  before we do any real damage in September, IMO. 

Damage will be done within 4 years MFM

It is written in Stone now

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54 minutes ago, Earl Hood said:

 

well then OD inject some reality into the club’s talk of a new admin/training hub within walking distance of the Gee. Where is that going to be? The mind boggles, there aren’t too many options I can think of especially with the Jolimont NIMBY’s so active in the area. 

There is still the parcel of land next to Goschs, they may build there and upgrade Goschs a touch

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7 minutes ago, Sir Why You Little said:

Damage will be done within 4 years MFM

It is written in Stone now

Jones, Hibbo & the Jet,  will all be gone within the next 18 - 20 months.

The team will still be adjusting to new players with lesser games experience,  but will have a better pedigree,  in that we will be used to playing after August, each year.  The belief that comes with knowing/expecting to win big games of H&A will become entrenched, and that is the platform we need to get to.

 

This is a step we kinda skipped, in the late 80's.   It just happened that way. we were still a bit underdone/underdeveloped mentally.   It happened too quickly for that development.  And we got crushed a couple of times, which hurts and tests the culture within.

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3 hours ago, MyFavouriteMartian said:

Jones, Hibbo & the Jet,  will all be gone within the next 18 - 20 months.

The team will still be adjusting to new players with lesser games experience,  but will have a better pedigree,  in that we will be used to playing after August, each year.  The belief that comes with knowing/expecting to win big games of H&A will become entrenched, and that is the platform we need to get to.

 

This is a step we kinda skipped, in the late 80's.   It just happened that way. we were still a bit underdone/underdeveloped mentally.   It happened too quickly for that development.  And we got crushed a couple of times, which hurts and tests the culture within.

But this time The CLUB has made itself accountable, and as far as i know that is a first. I applaud them for that. 
we talk about the bar being raised. 
This time the Club has done it

4 Years 

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9 hours ago, Earl Hood said:

Yes the optimal answer would be admin, entertainment and indoor training facilities within the MCG stadium and ability to train on the MCG at least twice per week and we have Gosch’s as a back up. 

Would we be able to get Admin space in the new plan for the Great Southern Stand? Even Social Club area.Allocation ?

Oh  and train for closed sessions and special occasions on the G snd still use Goschs and Casey?

And lastly Relocate the Demon Shop from its absurd almost underground hidden site!

Now that's within walking distance of the G. 

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17 hours ago, 640MD said:

When you go to a home game against the filth.   and find all the bottom area behind the goals northern end is ALL given to Pie members  and its our home game!! 

You know exactly where we sit on the chart of importantcy to the MCG trust and the AFL 

 

your right the vibe is very poor     pizzes me off !!

MD you are overlooking that it is ALL levels at that City End . Virtually  all the Ponsford Stand other than the MCC members part .

Also we do have our members area in the Northern Stand to the left of the MCC which we have had for years for members.Hopefully we will need more in future years. 

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7 hours ago, 58er said:

MD you are overlooking that it is ALL levels at that City End . Virtually  all the Ponsford Stand other than the MCC members part .

Also we do have our members area in the Northern Stand to the left of the MCC which we have had for years for members.Hopefully we will need more in future years. 

Melbourne imv, should occupy the Melbourne end,  the western end of the 'G'.   We are Melbourne.

I would like to see us take control of the Ponsford,  and around to the Southern stand wing,  and also around the Northern stand to the wing area.

Let Richmond control the Richmond end.

 

The others suit themselves with whats left.

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