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Tom Lynch is a [censored] dirty grub.

What a bizarre comment - he was crying in the GF so he should have a look at himself? WTF does that mean?  at least have a decent crack if you going to do it. If it had of been about the OX hitti

Oh for God sake.... [censored] off

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Tipping those that can keep our competitors for finals out of the 8 or within striking range to overtake their spot in the 8.

  • Sydney 
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  • Freo
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Underlined are unlikely but it is good to dream :cool:

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Unfortunately the Giants and dogs have easy games.

Such a big game against the the Pies!

I would call it an 8 pointer but it's still just played for 4 points

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That Essendon draw did us no good at all.

Had Essendon lost it would have opened up 2 spots in the 8 for us to take...Pies and Saints with both Bombers and Suns trailing us.

Bombers beating the Saints is good but it gives the Bombers a big leg up. If Saints win it gets harder to take their spot.

Lose to Collingwood and we will be well out of the 8.

Looking increasingly likely we will need ten wins to make the 8 which is probably at least one win too many for us.

LH I believe a Blues win is best for us as it puts to bed any chance of Freo making the 8 and we are yet to play them

GWS are vulnerable but hard to see them losing to the Swans

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4 minutes ago, Diamond_Jim said:

That Essendon draw did us no good at all.

Had Essendon lost it would have opened up 2 spots in the 8 for us to take...Pies and Saints with both Bombers and Suns trailing us.

Bombers beating the Saints is good but it gives the Bombers a big leg up. If Saints win it gets harder to take their spot.

Lose to Collingwood and we will be well out of the 8.

Looking increasingly likely we will need ten wins to make the 8 which is probably at least one win too many for us.

LH I believe a Blues win is best for us as it puts to bed any chance of Freo making the 8 and we are yet to play them

GWS are vulnerable but hard to see them losing to the Swans

I chose Freo as their % is really poor and they would have to win an extra game to overtake us (unless we lose a few by a long margin).

 

As an aside, I feel time is starting to run out for teams that have played 11 games and still outside the 8 (or in the lower part of the 8).  I think we (and some other teams) have a real advantage over them.  Use Bulldogs as an example:  Assume 10 games needed to make finals:  Bulldogs (on 5 wins from 11 games) need to win 5 from remaining 6 games.  Whereas Demons (on 5 wins from 10 games) need to win 5 from remaining 7 games.  Same logic applies to teams at the lower end of the 8.  Maybe the Ess forced bye may come back and help us...

 

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4 minutes ago, DubDee said:

Biggest upset of the year. Giants are full of guns. Swans missing many top players. 
 

the 8 is open!

GWS is missing Greene and Davis, but yes, with Sydney missing Franklin, Kennedy and Heeney, this is a major upset.

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These umps have NFI. 

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Holy [censored].. GWS dropping this game and by a big percentage means that this game is a HUGE must win game.

Its simple, we beat Collingwood, we go to 8th spot.

C'mon Dees let's dare to dream!

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Just now, dazzledavey36 said:

Holy [censored].. GWS dropping this game and by a big percentage means that this game is a HUGE must win game.

Its simple, we beat Collingwood, we go to 8th spot.

C'mon Dees let's dare to dream!

A win doesn't guarantee us a spot in the 8 - if Essendon beat St Kilda they'll take it and we'll stay 9th (with GWS 10th).

Doesn't change the fact that this game for us this weekend is huge.

Hmmm. When was the last time we had such a massive game with a lot riding on it against Collingwood...?

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