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Look away Dees fans Kane Cornes has tipped us to make the 8. 

🔥 Kane Cornes has made his top eight predictions and premiership tip for the 2020 season! 🔥

FULL PREDICTIONS

1. West Coast

2. GWS

3. Richmond

4. Western Bulldogs

5. Melbourne

6. Collingwood

7. Port Adelaide

8. Sydney

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Neither Brisbane or Geelong to make the 8? He's delusional.

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18 minutes ago, ProperDee said:

Neither Brisbane or Geelong to make the 8? He's delusional.

Can't see Sydney making it.

Also could see Geelong drop out this year, ageing stars at the end & the loss of Kelly...

...and unconvinced by Port.

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36 minutes ago, JakovichScissorKick said:

I thought everyone hated Kane Cornes cos he always bags us and doesnt rate us?

17th to 5th would be an amazing turnaround

it's actually the opposite if you listen to Kane he does back us he thinks in 2018 we should have won the premiership

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Putting the Dees aside for a second, I like that he's got the guts (unlike Dal Santo who said the 8 wouldn't change) to declare three changes to the final 8 - and there will be three changes to the 8 if you look at prior years.

One of West Coast, Richmond, Collingwood, GWS or Brisbane will miss finals this year. Lock it in.

 

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23 minutes ago, Nelo said:

Can’t see that happening but ill take it. 

I can see it happening just based on the following games played last season by key players -

Jetta 7
May 8
Lever 8
Melksham 12
T Mac 15

Amazing that our 3 gun backmen played a combined 23 games.  Out two most important forwards missed large chunks of the season.    
 

We are in prime position to rise up and get back into the finals....   god I hope it happens, 2018 was so much fun.  Its all about finals.  Nothing beats playing in September.

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2 hours ago, JakovichScissorKick said:

I thought everyone hated Kane Cornes cos he always bags us and doesnt rate us?

17th to 5th would be an amazing turnaround

The problem is he has no idea & hence we’re doomed. 

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1 hour ago, rjay said:

Can't see Sydney making it.

Also could see Geelong drop out this year, ageing stars at the end & the loss of Kelly...

...and unconvinced by Port.

Kelly out is a huge loss for Geelong. With Selwood declining, I have them dropping out. Sydney will finish bottom 8. 

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I have to admit I love how Kane goes about it. Yes he can be a pain in the [censored] but he cops it right back. Love him or hate him, at least you will get an honest opinion from him.

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1 hour ago, Bring-Back-Powell said:

Putting the Dees aside for a second, I like that he's got the guts (unlike Dal Santo who said the 8 wouldn't change) to declare three changes to the final 8 - and there will be three changes to the 8 if you look at prior years.

One of West Coast, Richmond, Collingwood, GWS or Brisbane will miss finals this year. Lock it in.

 

Not sure if it’s just me but I find Dal Santo adds nothing to my footy knowledge and is boring as bat poo. 

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50 minutes ago, Left Field said:

Kelly out is a huge loss for Geelong. With Selwood declining, I have them dropping out. 

Only if clubs start learning how to beat them down at GMHBA stadium.

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Apparently it’s also been a “very, very good week for us” according to ol Kane - https://www.sen.com.au/news/2020/02/27/cornes-hails-melbournes-exceptionally-good-week/

He’s the equivalent of a shock jock at best, but I found it interesting him saying leadership groups are overrated. It’s not often you hear that coming from someone who has been inside the inner circle at an AFL club.

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I was confident we'd make the top 8 until I read the heading on this thread.  Damn him!

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21 minutes ago, P-man said:

Apparently it’s also been a “very, very good week for us” according to ol Kane - https://www.sen.com.au/news/2020/02/27/cornes-hails-melbournes-exceptionally-good-week/

He’s the equivalent of a shock jock at best, but I found it interesting him saying leadership groups are overrated. It’s not often you hear that coming from someone who has been inside the inner circle at an AFL club.

He has either:

1) Not watched a single episode of ‘To hell and back’.

2) Refuses to acknowledge that he jumped the gun with his criticism and has a problem with the title, not the content.

 

Weirdly though, Cornes in his media role has consistently rated the Dees- I think we were his premiership tip last year and he was all over us in 2018.

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23 minutes ago, P-man said:

Apparently it’s also been a “very, very good week for us” according to ol Kane - https://www.sen.com.au/news/2020/02/27/cornes-hails-melbournes-exceptionally-good-week/

He’s the equivalent of a shock jock at best, but I found it interesting him saying leadership groups are overrated. It’s not often you hear that coming from someone who has been inside the inner circle at an AFL club.

Leadership groups are useless if they're not doing it on the field.

 

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36 minutes ago, Nelo said:

Not sure if it’s just me but I find Dal Santo adds nothing to my footy knowledge and is boring as bat poo. 

Not just you. Tries so hard to sound intelligent but just come off as over-analyzing and petty. 

 

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