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My one word analysis of the Pies game - PLEASING

PLEASING - To beat this mob anytime, any place any how.

PLEASING - To win three in a row is such convincing fashion.

PLEASING - to see Spargo snag a few with good positioning and movement. He also looks to have benefited physically from a good pre-season

PLEASING - to beat this team by 10 goals

PLEASING - to see a full 4 quarter performance from the team

PLEASING - to see a good even performance from the midfield.

PLEASING - to see Sparrow develop very well and look at home in a top class midfield

PLEASING - to watch Preuss' performance in the absence of Max

PLEASING PLEASING  PLEASING

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23 hours ago, Lucifer's Hero said:

Coaches votes are in:

Ed Langdon (MELB)
Clayton Oliver (MELB)
Angus Brayshaw (MELB)
Christian Petracca (MELB)
3  Steele Sidebottom (COLL)
3 Taylor Adams (COLL)
2 Charlie Spargo (MELB)
 
WOW.  Big difference in view of the coaches!  Best guess split:
5/1, 5/1, 4/2 for either Langdon/Oliver/Brayshaw
4 for Petracca
3 for Sidebottom
3 for Adams
2 for Spargo
Langdon, Oliver and Brayshaw the only ones to get votes from both coaches.  But coaches had a very different view on who was best or second best on the ground.  Or 3rd best or 4th best or 5th best...
 

That's as big a disparity as we have seen I suspect

 

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Watching just the highlights and I'm embarrassed by the favouritism we received from the umpires. It's not the first time I've said that vs. Collingwood. Strange. But I don't know how you could live with yourself being a West Coast fan. Also Spargo everywhere. 

Watching the actual replay and Lockhart has a long way to go still. Love his endeavour but he was out-positioned or -manoeuvred on multiple occasions and cost us in my opinion at least half the Pies' goals. Still happy for him to stay there. Or get Rivers in. 

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3 hours ago, CHF said:

One other PLEASING aspect to the broadcast of the game was the vision of the rest of the list's reaction to the win and the smiles and cheering from the race. they look like a happy mob.

I liked this too, kudos to the broadcast for that.

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57 minutes ago, layzie said:

I liked this too, kudos to the broadcast for that.

I think that was also Gary Pert in with the players at the end of the game.

Good look that he was not with the corporates.

Showing his support to the team. Emotionally Intelligent, well done, especially after his spray.  

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6 hours ago, Skuit said:

Watching just the highlights and I'm embarrassed by the favouritism we received from the umpires. It's not the first time I've said that vs. Collingwood. Strange. But I don't know how you could live with yourself being a West Coast fan. Also Spargo everywhere. 

Watching the actual replay and Lockhart has a long way to go still. Love his endeavour but he was out-positioned or -manoeuvred on multiple occasions and cost us in my opinion at least half the Pies' goals. Still happy for him to stay there. Or get Rivers in. 

Agree. So often It's the exact opposite.

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11 hours ago, jnrmac said:

That's as big a disparity as we have seen I suspect

 

Langdon was good but I certainly didnt think that good. Oliver has being awesome with his disposal the last 3 games. Now playing very clever footy. Gus has done a 360 and showing what we hoped he would. Definately found his calling in the middle. Trac going from strength to strength. Midfield is back to being rightly feared. Spargo puts in 110%.

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7 hours ago, kev martin said:

I think that was also Gary Pert in with the players at the end of the game.

Good look that he was not with the corporates.

Showing his support to the team. Emotionally Intelligent, well done, especially after his spray.  

Yeah that's right, in the club polo and everything. Was a good touch!

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50 minutes ago, leave it to deever said:

Langdon was good but I certainly didnt think that good. Oliver has being awesome with his disposal the last 3 games. Now playing very clever footy. Gus has done a 360 and showing what we hoped he would. Definately found his calling in the middle. Trac going from strength to strength. Midfield is back to being rightly feared. Spargo puts in 110%.

Langdon is now consisently very good because he is using his tank to burn off opponents and becomes a sole target and/or outlet player.  It looks like he's doing it easy but its not his fault his opponentn can't keep with him.

One of my favourite players now.

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30 minutes ago, Demon17 said:

Langdon is now consisently very good because he is using his tank to burn off opponents and becomes a sole target and/or outlet player.  It looks like he's doing it easy but its not his fault his opponentn can't keep with him.

One of my favourite players now.

Couldn't agree more 17

The number of times this year he has been on his own, screaming for the ball, has been amazing. He seems to, until recently,to have been largely ignored by the midfielders

He made a huge difference to our connectivness and cohesiveness.

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8 hours ago, kev martin said:

I think that was also Gary Pert in with the players at the end of the game.

Good look that he was not with the corporates.

Showing his support to the team. Emotionally Intelligent, well done, especially after his spray.  

Brtlett was the one who gave the spray not Pert. Was good to see him there tho I agree, was sitting on the bench during the game as well, nice to see him get a win against his old mob.

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10 minutes ago, Dr. Gonzo said:

Brtlett was the one who gave the spray not Pert. Was good to see him there tho I agree, was sitting on the bench during the game as well, nice to see him get a win against his old mob.

The ol' 'good cop, bad cop' routine... ?

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1 hour ago, Demon17 said:

Langdon is now consisently very good because he is using his tank to burn off opponents and becomes a sole target and/or outlet player.  It looks like he's doing it easy but its not his fault his opponent can't keep with him.

One of my favourite players now.

He's 24 and played 79 games!!!! His best years are ahead and hopefully all going to be at the Dees!

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2 hours ago, Demon17 said:

Langdon is now consisently very good because he is using his tank to burn off opponents and becomes a sole target and/or outlet player.  It looks like he's doing it easy but its not his fault his opponentn can't keep with him.

One of my favourite players now.

Keep it in mind he did it against Philips I think who has been an outstanding wingman for a few years.

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