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Worsfold has put the cat among the pigeons on his way out:

“I understand that Essendon people think that Essendon should be better, but they’ve also got to understand that the competition challenges clubs now to work to the same rules – the draft and the salary cap. “No one team has any more right to be successful quicker than any other team, just because they’re a big-name club.”

Just love that!  Big slap down to those entitled cheats.

Thrashing them next week will be a delightful end to our year; not a substitute for finals but a good consolation prize.

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29 minutes ago, Lucifer's Hero said:

“I understand that Essendon people think that Essendon should be better, but they’ve also got to understand that the competition challenges clubs now to work to the same rules – the draft and the salary cap. “No one team has any more right to be successful quicker than any other team, just because they’re a big-name club.”

This "little person" mindset just proves that Worsfold never was a true Essendon man

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1 hour ago, Lucifer's Hero said:

Worsfold has put the cat among the pigeons on his way out:

“I understand that Essendon people think that Essendon should be better, but they’ve also got to understand that the competition challenges clubs now to work to the same rules – the draft and the salary cap. “No one team has any more right to be successful quicker than any other team, just because they’re a big-name club.”

Just love that!  Big slap down to those entitled cheats.

Thrashing them next week will be a delightful end to our year; not a substitute for finals but a good consolation prize.

Their succession plan is going a treat so far! ?

have to think he is trying to make excuses for his performance though. 16 years without a finals win, any club would not be happy with that. 

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3 minutes ago, Pickett2Jackson said:

Thats hilarious.  Not even we went that long without a finals win when we finally broke the drought in 2018.

Essendon are an irrelevant club.

I try to add this in to every conversation I have. 
I googled it just now and wrote “how long since” and ‘since Essendon won a final’ automatically came up! ?

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12 hours ago, DubDee said:

Anyone know what Mumford got for the clothes-line on clarry?

If the AFL is serious about concussion, he should get weeks for his supposed spoiling attempt where he just belted Gawn in the back of the head in I think the second quarter. Gawn was down for quite a while after it and Mumford was nowhere near the ball. 

It's ridiculous how commentators just laugh at these punches to the head in a marking attempt. 'Making him earn it' rubbish. It is the accumulation of all those smaller hits that really add up, not just the ones where players get knocked out. 

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7 minutes ago, whatwhatsaywhat said:

he's looked past it for a bit

o'meara as their next skipper?

I'd take an ageing Stratton over Chip or Frost anyday. No way it would have been Stratton's decision to retire

Wouldn't go O'meara, doesnt strike me as leadership material.  they don't have many candidates... maybe Mitchell? he should be back to his best next year

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10 minutes ago, Age said:

If the AFL is serious about concussion, he should get weeks for his supposed spoiling attempt where he just belted Gawn in the back of the head in I think the second quarter. Gawn was down for quite a while after it and Mumford was nowhere near the ball. 

It's ridiculous how commentators just laugh at these punches to the head in a marking attempt. 'Making him earn it' rubbish. It is the accumulation of all those smaller hits that really add up, not just the ones where players get knocked out. 

Agreed. he punch to Gawn should have been a fine.  blatently trying to get our best player out of the game

results should have been out yesterday so I assume he got nothing

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4 hours ago, DubDee said:

Agreed. he punch to Gawn should have been a fine.  blatently trying to get our best player out of the game

results should have been out yesterday so I assume he got nothing

Got 1500 down to 100o for punch on Max, Nothing even mentioned for hit on Oliver

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4 hours ago, Age said:

It's ridiculous how commentators just laugh at these punches to the head in a marking attempt. 'Making him earn it' rubbish. It is the accumulation of all those smaller hits that really add up, not just the ones where players get knocked out. 

The very week after we learned Danny Frawley had brain damage. Hilarious.

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