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Scratch Matches 2020


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7 hours ago, Dee Zephyr said:

A bit strange the clubs involved in tonight’s game didn’t provide any score updates or reports for their supporters. Wonder if it was an AFL directive as the broadcasters were trialling some TV tricks. 

I guess the scores don't really matter but still strange that there was no vision from either clubs. We often get vision from training from clubs and/or journos even if just from their iPhone. 

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54 minutes ago, Demonland said:

I guess the scores don't really matter but still strange that there was no vision from either clubs. We often get vision from training from clubs and/or journos even if just from their iPhone. 

Not 100% sure Andy, I thought I read somewhere the media wasn’t allowed in last night’s scratch match due to the trialling from the broadcasters. Might explain the lack of vision from the journos. 

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PREDICTED TEAM

HIBBERD : CARRYOVER EMERGENCY

 

B: LOCKHART, O.MCDONALD, CHANDLER

HB: BAKER, J.WAGNER, C.WAGNER

C :              VANDENBERG

HF: HANNAN, BROWN, NEAL-BULLEN

F: BEDFORD, WEIDEMAN, SPARGO

FOLL: BRADTKE, SPARROW, JORDON

IC: DUNKLEY

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19 minutes ago, WERRIDEE said:

PREDICTED TEAM

HIBBERD : CARRYOVER EMERGENCY

 

B: LOCKHART, O.MCDONALD, CHANDLER

HB: BAKER, J.WAGNER, C.WAGNER

C :              VANDENBERG

HF: HANNAN, BROWN, NEAL-BULLEN

F: BEDFORD, WEIDEMAN, SPARGO

FOLL: BRADTKE, SPARROW, JORDON

IC: DUNKLEY

I agree that Hibberd is likely to be the one carried over, although the difficulty is that I'd like to see everyone get a run to push for selection. Weiderman needs to have a big crack in this scratch match, demand a spot back in the team. In round one we had an Essendon delisted player come in in front of him and now a 1st year player, if that doesn't motivate him then nothing will.

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23 minutes ago, Pates said:

I agree that Hibberd is likely to be the one carried over, although the difficulty is that I'd like to see everyone get a run to push for selection. Weiderman needs to have a big crack in this scratch match, demand a spot back in the team. In round one we had an Essendon delisted player come in in front of him and now a 1st year player, if that doesn't motivate him then nothing will.

I assume this will be held without crowds. I would be nice if we could have at least one Demonlander admitted to provide us with score updates and some narrative. Any volunteers?

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[censored] poor by Melbourne not to put up any info on the scratch match on their website.

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3 minutes ago, whatwhatsaywhat said:

Neither have Carlton, AFL.com, or any other news sites

Does not fit the 'pot the club at every opportunity' narrative.

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34 minutes ago, Mickey said:

Josh Mahoney on Before the Bounce reported:

Weideman And Brown both kicked 5-6 goals

AvB and Hannan played the whole game

Good for Brown's accuracy & Weid's confidence levels (he's shown what he can do, now he just needs to back himself week after week).

Great to hear AVB got through the whole game (and hopefully unscathed)!

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Interesting re weid. Im not a fan but Id love t see him step up and at least make Jackson work really hard to keep his spot. The trouble is that these scratch matches really give very little real indication of how a player would fare in 18 a side games. So the step up will be huge for players between the levels. Strange times. 

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2 minutes ago, Wells 11 said:

Interesting re weid. Im not a fan but Id love t see him step up and at least make Jackson work really hard to keep his spot. The trouble is that these scratch matches really give very little real indication of how a player would fare in 18 a side games. So the step up will be huge for players between the levels. Strange times. 

The biggest problem with Sam I think is confidence. He has shown he can perform, he just needs a major boost of confidence.

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