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Would be a great confidence boost for Kozzie if he could snag a few.

Lockhart supporter. Keep saying the same thing though: anyone who wants an insight into selection go and closely watch the replay of our Bulldogs match. Kid isn't ready yet. Major positioning issues.

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Fair enough.

Is Lockhart going to be delisted? Can't get a game, can't even get a spot in the emergencies, was beaten to the small defender spot by Jetta who, though we all love him, was not in form when selected, got dropped out of nowhere.

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Re Lockhart

You have to wonder if the smiling after errors and turnovers turned Goodwin off?  Probably reading into it too.much. Perhaps just boils down to the repetition of some costly decision making. Hope he is playing next year. Has great potential.

 

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Gotta love the media. Headline on AFL site that Dons Wield The Axe. Actually 3 ordinary players out and 3 good players back. They are much stronger than last game. Hardly wielding the axe.

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Smith: 191

May:193

Lever:195

Hibbo:186

Rivers:188

Tomlinson: 194

Avg: 191.2

Essendon have 3 forwards under 185cm

all they have to do is let the ball bounce in their forward 50 and we're royally f'ed in the a**

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4 minutes ago, Rab D Nesbitt said:

No Jacko. If we need to gain 50+ points on the Saints we better be hoping GWS make up the lions share of them as I can't see us doing it tbh. 

We could use a Baker's dozen.

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1 minute ago, Turner said:

Smith: 191

May:193

Lever:195

Hibbo:186

Rivers:188

Tomlinson: 194

Avg: 191.2

Essendon have 3 forwards under 185cm

all they have to do is let the ball bounce in their forward 50 and we're royally f'ed in the a**

Really?

Rivers, Hibberd and Salem are more than handy at ground level, while May is no slouch either.  Seems like a strange argument.

On Lockhart - strange how much love he is now getting, although I agree with it.

Hibberd in is the right move.

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Hibberd  is a good in  that will steady the back line. 

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Jetta a bit stiff thought Smith would get axed. Hibberd is a good in can't complain about that.

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4 minutes ago, Redleg said:

Gotta love the media. Headline on AFL site that Dons Wield The Axe. Actually 3 ordinary players out and 3 good players back. They are much stronger than last game. Hardly wielding the axe.

Hurley back in.... guh that is not ideal for our shaky talls.

Wasnt Redman taken with one of the picks we gave up for Melky? He’s looks a decent player. 

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1 minute ago, Wiseblood said:

Really?

Rivers, Hibberd and Salem are more than handy at ground level, while May is no slouch either.  Seems like a strange argument.

On Lockhart - strange how much love he is now getting, although I agree with it.

Hibberd in is the right move.

hibbo had 3 kicked on him by walters and everyone was saying hes not small enough for the slippery little blokes then nev had 3 kicked on him by daniel last week who basically hadnt kicked a goal all season until then and now tippa is gonna run riot pretty much unopposed. u should be more worried

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5 minutes ago, Turner said:

Smith: 191

May:193

Lever:195

Hibbo:186

Rivers:188

Tomlinson: 194

Avg: 191.2

Essendon have 3 forwards under 185cm

all they have to do is let the ball bounce in their forward 50 and we're royally f'ed in the a**

That's the folly of selection.

One week we dissect a team like Saints and GWS within an inch of their life and have excellent results and look organised and committed to a plan

Then it appears as though no planning has been done in at all and recognition of Swans Freo and Bombers different lists and smalls. PS Remember Daniels and Bombers smalls 18 mths ago on the MCG!  Twenty (20) goals !!! 

 

 

6 minutes ago, FritschyBusiness said:

Would have liked Smith out instead of Jetta, I think we need 1 more smaller defender in this side

Jetta was not the one to play it's Lockhart to mind Tippa.!!!

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4 minutes ago, Graeme Yeats' Mullet said:

I would've left Spargo out ... quit while we're ahead

Otherwise happy with just the one change, Nev looked spent

How could Nev be fit enough or fast enough for this challenge ???

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1 minute ago, Wiseblood said:

Really?

Rivers, Hibberd and Salem are more than handy at ground level, while May is no slouch either.  Seems like a strange argument.

On Lockhart - strange how much love he is now getting, although I agree with it.

Hibberd in is the right move.

Simple reason people are asking why Lockhart   Isn’t playing is we don’t have a small lockdown defender! 

if tipinwoodi kicks 3-4 

walters vs Freo unmarked for easy goals

 

 

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14 minutes ago, FritschyBusiness said:

Would have liked Smith out instead of Jetta, I think we need 1 more smaller defender in this side

Yes but Locky not Nev he is cooked and unfit !

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