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Good to see truck has worked in his goal kicking.
Seemed to be more confident when kicking for goal which is good to see. (Kicking his first goal also helps his confidence)

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I’m willing to give them at least another week or two given the circumstances, especially given the Eagles capitulated to the Suns which no one saw coming. Also seems rather pointless calling for the coach’s head given no club will be in a position to afford to sack a coach this year.

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2 hours ago, Rusty Nails said:

Uncle what is this staff you speak of?

In shock re your P.S. 's!  Coming from such a fine up-holder of all that is good and altruistic.  Shame on you!

You'll work that out when you have it in your hand Rusty.

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3 hours ago, Bring-Back-Powell said:

Is it possible T Mac cracked the sads that his bother got omitted and hence came in with a poor attitude?

This post is up there with the comment after round 1 that the players were "worried how they would get home from Perth"

Give me strength this club can be pathetic. 

How about we demand consistent effort.

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I reckon TMac will come good. He has the turning circle of a truck right now for some reason. If he can get his body right, I still see him as a forward.

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1 hour ago, Deestar9 said:

Actually i agree with that. Watch it this morning without the emotion live & they definitely lifted especially the last two to three minutes !

I've watched the last 2 minutes again. I haven't changed my opinion. Was shocking and very lucky to get away with it. Lever kicking to a two on one, where are the structures and players pushing across for the obvious down the line kick. Luckily, Carlton are just like us and don't know how to win.

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1 hour ago, W I S E said:

Again, some perspective is needed. In this round alone we’ve seen

Are all of those clubs senior coaches [censored] like a Goody supposedly is?

Fair enough point 

i was after 4 goals a quarter wins most matches in any competition 

consistent effort The thing. But I do take your point. It’s a different year and we are not Man Friday !! 

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48 minutes ago, jnrmac said:

Pretty much nailed it with this post

Yes he did with the negative twins,junior Mac and Clint, the negative twins, even after 10 goal wins, which by the way a can't wait for, hope they are round the corner. It's a pattern for the round, most teams have gone a half of footy with ever few goals, actually 90 % of teams have.

 

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5 minutes ago, Watts the matter said:

I've watched the last 2 minutes again. I haven't changed my opinion. Was shocking and very lucky to get away with it. Lever kicking to a two on one, where are the structures and players pushing across for the obvious down the line kick. Luckily, Carlton are just like us and don't know how to win.

If I had to choose between us bravely holding on or Carlton completely stuffing it up, I'd go with the latter.

Heaven knows, as an MFC supporter, I know what a side choking in the final two minutes looks like.

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26 minutes ago, leave it to deever said:

The sad irony of this team is that we have a prodigious list of talent.

We have seen many of these players really shine.

That said how can we constantly explain the inconsistancy?

 

What does it that tell you?

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6 minutes ago, titan_uranus said:

If I had to choose between us bravely holding on or Carlton completely stuffing it up, I'd go with the latter.

Heaven knows, as an MFC supporter, I know what a side choking in the final two minutes looks like.

Yep we are experts tu.

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12 minutes ago, don't make me angry said:

Yes he did with the negative twins,junior Mac and Clint, the negative twins, even after 10 goal wins, which by the way a can't wait for, hope they are round the corner. It's a pattern for the round, most teams have gone a half of footy with ever few goals, actually 90 % of teams have.

 

Why do we have to be one of them?

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In clutch moments Jayden Hunt always seems to step up.

Yesterday he was playing forward all day but runs past Brayshaw on the back flank when the game was in the balance received it and distributes it well. Then seconds later the ball is in our forward line and he is the one battling the contest.

He's previously kicked a winning goal from a set shot.

He's also created a contest, won the ball and kicked it to the player (I can't remember) who kicked the winning goal in another game.

Plus the torp after 3/4 time siren.

If anyone can remind me which games they all were I'll start a new thread

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