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Beating the Crows on Wednesday won't mean much. they are an absolute rabble.  That north team is average at best

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5 minutes ago, DubDee said:

Beating the Crows on Wednesday won't mean much. they are an absolute rabble.  That north team is average at best

What's the chances we lose to Adelaide?

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If we don’t completely murder the crows (pun intended) I’ll be p-ssed. 

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Hmmm, since there’s been a couple of anniversary threads lately rewind back to our R10 2007 game against Crows and the team sitting at 0-9 got its first win of the season. Giving myself nightmares already. 

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19 minutes ago, Elegt said:

What's the chances we lose to Adelaide?

We are the only club who could do it...

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36 minutes ago, Elegt said:

What's the chances we lose to Adelaide?

about 15%?

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Just a thought about the upcoming game and in some ways using North as inspiration (urgh that tastes bad in my mouth). Shaw may have pulled a mini-master stroke here by dropping Brown and Polec which in turn motivated the players, but also gave Polec and Brown extra time to prepare for us. 

The Adelaide game could be a really good opportunity to drop some underperforming players and hopefully have them in better condition for North. 

Given Brown’s annual desire to destroy us I’d be shocked if at the very least he didn’t come back for them. 

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40 minutes ago, Elegt said:

What's the chances we lose to Adelaide?

I can still remember the Sydney game when they had lost 20 something in a row. I think the Crows were saving themselves for Wed Night guys. 

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The saints have sped right past us.

Their young talent coming through and also smart recruiting like Butler and Jones have been a master-stroke.

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4 minutes ago, dazzledavey36 said:

The saints have sped right past us.

Their young talent coming through and also smart recruiting like Butler and Jones have been a master-stroke.

Ratten will have a few years at The Aints

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2 minutes ago, dazzledavey36 said:

The saints have sped right past us.

Their young talent coming through and also smart recruiting like Butler and Jones have been a master-stroke.

I really rate Ratten as a coach as well, I would’ve been keen for us to have him but sometimes timing is everything and we just didn’t have that. 

But infuriating to see them doing so much better than us, that said it won’t surprise me if the they have a later year dip. 

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1 hour ago, dazzledavey36 said:

The saints have sped right past us.

Their young talent coming through and also smart recruiting like Butler and Jones have been a master-stroke.

As have Port, Lions and Pies (measured from 2017) and maybe even GCS.

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Watching all the smashings this week. If we don't beat Adelaide by ten goals, it is a fail.

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2 hours ago, Elegt said:

What's the chances we lose to Adelaide?

I'm already thinking of the media outcry. Sadly I'm already preparing myself 

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3 minutes ago, Watts the matter said:

Watching all the smashings this week. If we don't beat Adelaide by ten goals, it is a fail.

Beating Adelaide will be the clubs aim, but they’ll likely get comfortable after that and go down in the next couple

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1 hour ago, Mr Steve said:

I can still remember the Sydney game when they had lost 20 something in a row. I think the Crows were saving themselves for Wed Night guys. 

1993. One of my earliest memories as a Melbourne supporter. Even as a 6 year old I knew how bad Sydney was. We had beaten the Eagles at the MCG a few weeks before and looked like we could push for finals. Then Sydney pumped us at the MCG in front of like 5000 people for their first win in more than a year. Don't discount the Crowd. They will see us as very beatable.

1 hour ago, dazzledavey36 said:

The saints have sped right past us.

Their young talent coming through and also smart recruiting like Butler and Jones have been a master-stroke.

They finished last in 2014 and were a rabble for most of last year. Always had talent. Huge indictment on our recruitment and development as a club. They are flag smokies imo.

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Cats v Eagles has started very well, hopefully the whole game is like this.

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A free kick was brought back because a Geelong player blocked the Eagles player on the mark that allowed the Cats kicker to run around the mark. Hasn’t Hawthorn been doing just that for 10 years? 

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Just watching Geelong and WC go at it makes me realise how far behind we are as a football team.This is football,not the crap we dish up with our basketball/wrestlemania style of play.

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12 minutes ago, doc roet said:

Just watching Geelong and WC go at it makes me realise how far behind we are as a football team.This is football,not the crap we dish up with our basketball/wrestlemania style of play.

But remember we had a kick on the siren to beat the Cats! This is a very odd season. If we get our act together we can compete with the best but then there is our worst! 

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Eagles are going to roll the Cats which is great, but this last quarter has been fantastic.  Both clubs going hard at it.  It's been great to watch.

Kennedy is really turning back the clock here.  Has kicked three in the last to get them over the line.

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