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Sorry to those posting we don't deserve to be in the finals -  but if Dogs lose today, presumably they don't deserve to be in the finals either.   I wonder how the AFL will manage a final 7.

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2 minutes ago, Diamond_Jim said:

If Pies lose Dogs get to play saints in Brisbane

How lucky can you get

Their last flag was won on pure utter luck. This could be round 2. Dream run from the AFL and the umpires. 

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10 minutes ago, Diamond_Jim said:

was it ever so BBO

'Tis our lot in life to be disappointed

The only question is at what hurdle in life do we fail

Correct Jim

However, whilst it is painful watching our final chances evaporate , listening to lyon and Healy makes me think that self castration with a pencil would be a preferred option.

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Just now, DubDee said:

Lol because the dogs beat Freo?

No because we are yet again not playing finals under him. In a season where we had virtually no real injury issues bar Gawn missing a few weeks. 

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6 minutes ago, Mazer Rackham said:

What's happened to our game? This is a shocking spectacle, and the umpiring ... it's in crisis

 

1 minute ago, Clintosaurus said:

Teams are so regimented they keep kicking backwards and sideways even when behind. Coaches have killed the game.

And the Coleman was won with 42 goals. The game is like watching defensive soccer if a team plays keeping off, or defensive Rugby Union if a team wants to play stoppages.

Its a massive shame. I feel in love watching Ablett, Dunstall, Lockett and Daicos doing extraordinary things 5-6 times a game.

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Just now, Jaded said:

No because we are yet again not playing finals under him. In a season where we had virtually no real injury issues bar Gawn missing a few weeks. 

So if Freo won, Goodwin is safe?

This game is irrelevant to goodwins future

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Just now, DubDee said:

So if Freo won, Goodwin is safe?

This game is irrelevant to goodwins future

I wasn’t suggesting as such. In my opinion Goodwin failed this year and I don’t think he can take us any further. But had the Dogs lost he lives to fight another day. If we had a good showing in week one of the finals it may have turned this season from a waste to a step forward. 

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5 minutes ago, Jaded said:

Their last flag was won on pure utter luck. 

Sorry but that’s rubbish.

Go and watch the prelim v the Giants again. Showed more heart and determination than I’ve ever seen an MFC side play with.

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2 minutes ago, Jaded said:

No because we are yet again not playing finals under him. In a season where we had virtually no real injury issues bar Gawn missing a few weeks. 

Our list is a mid-table list at best, nothing to do with the coaching that we're not in the eight. We don't have the cattle, or anywhere near it. Bulldogs are in the finals because they're a better team (= better players, and more of them) - and watching this only confirms it.

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Stuff Melbourne how they lost to Sydney beggers belief. It's gonna get harder with Freo, Sydney, Carlton and Gold Coast probably improving. We have to improve dramatically and that's just not with the players we currently have but we have to trade and draft aggressively skill and speed.

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