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Yawn. Couldn't be less interested.

Agreed, Hard fought game but instead of the thread being about a great game a troll comments about the 2009 draft and others still wallowing in self pity chime in. Ffs get over it it's 11 years a

Tigers should build a statue of Barry Prendergast.

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11 hours ago, Redleg said:

Tigers should build a statue of Barry Prendergast.

That fateful day when we were trying to lose and Richmond were desperate to win says it all. Ten years later we are still irrelevant and they have won 3 flags in four years and another beckons. We will struggle to make 8th. 

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1 minute ago, old dee said:

That fateful day when we were trying to lose and Richmond were desperate to win says it all. Ten years later we are still irrelevant and they have won 3 flags in four years and another beckons. We will struggle to make 8th. 

Yes all true, but what if we had taken say the mercenary and Dusty as our picks. Would the Tigers have won 3 flags without Dusty, maybe not. I was just illustrating the point that a small decision can change so much. I am not suggesting that having Dusty would have got us success, but rather affected Richmond’s chances of it. Anyway it is what it is.

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8 minutes ago, Elegt said:

Umpires should be recognised, one of the hardest jobs in the world bud

No doubt it’s a difficult game to adjudicate however disagree with it being one of the hardest jobs in the world. 

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1 minute ago, Hogan2014 said:

Since 1964 ... hawks 12, tigers 8, cats 3 flags... 
 

Member for 23 yrs & supporter since 1972, not sure why I many others continue to support this club as nothing but failure 6 decades going strong!

You forgot to mention your brother who isn’t a member celebrating another flag......

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43 minutes ago, Alex Flood said:

Big statement to make but is Dusty close to being the GOAT ? A big reason why we crown Jordan the GOAT is because of how good he was when it mattered most. 3 Norm Smiths in the space of 4 years is absolutely ridiculous.

Dusty has three Normy's. Barassi would have had five if they existed in his day.

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2 minutes ago, Better days ahead said:

Umpiring is difficult because the rules keep changing.

Firies, health workers, police and defence forces all have it much tougher though

Also the fact its a 360 degree game where you have to run around 15km and are consistently abused. Without umpires there is no game, they deserve to be recognised

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Was almost a replica of last year’s prelim between these two. Cats dominated the first half again and should have been further in front at the main break. Some unforced errors by the Cats early in the third quarter enabled Richmond to catch up quickly and proved costly.

I enjoyed the contest and made better by a decent crowd. Those lucky enough to attend were treated by one Dusty Martin. What a champion!

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14 hours ago, Demonland said:

Dangerfield is the most protected player in the comp. 

Ever since he got cleaned up and out-played by our own Bernie Vince! 

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15 hours ago, Diamond_Jim said:

grrrrrrrrrr

Kayo doesn't have any rights even to show the 7 stream today and I can't get the 7plus stream working

Luckily I can live without seeing this one

This is a f8cking disgrace, this hasn't been conveyed to subscribers at all. Looks like it's the same situation for the NRL grand final today.

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1 minute ago, loges said:

This is a f8cking disgrace, this hasn't been conveyed to subscribers at all. Looks like it's the same situation for the NRL grand final today.

yeah, unfortunately it's well known - hence why all foxtel / kayo advertising is about having 'every game of every round of the home and away season' - they've never had the rights to telecast the grand final for either as it's a ch 7 or ch 9 exclusive

i had to resort to 7+ to stream the grand final - it was on about a 2-3 minute delay and in sd

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3 minutes ago, whatwhatsaywhat said:

yeah, unfortunately it's well known - hence why all foxtel / kayo advertising is about having 'every game of every round of the home and away season' - they've never had the rights to telecast the grand final for either as it's a ch 7 or ch 9 exclusive

i had to resort to 7+ to stream the grand final - it was on about a 2-3 minute delay and in sd

Thanks for clarifying that, I thought I'd watched it on Kayo last year but obviously not.

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1 hour ago, Redleg said:

Yes all true, but what if we had taken say the mercenary and Dusty as our picks. Would the Tigers have won 3 flags without Dusty, maybe not. I was just illustrating the point that a small decision can change so much. I am not suggesting that having Dusty would have got us success, but rather affected Richmond’s chances of it. Anyway it is what it is.

What annoys me the most is that we did not even interview him. 

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14 minutes ago, whatwhatsaywhat said:

yeah it sucks

In the 21st century sports demand big fees and the only way they can be recovered is to charge subscribers, you get what you pay for pure and simple. I don’t like the system but that is the rules. Why a night GF? A few more points on the ratings chart for broadcasters all the other stated reasons are crap. On that subject I could see nothing about the night GF that was better than day time. Perhaps it is just habit but having to wait all day just seemed to dull the enjoyment when it finally started. But you can bet today or tomorrow the AFL will be gushing about it. I will be surprised if the day GF happens again. It is just one of many things that I don’t like about where sport has landed. Yes I am old and won’t be around much longer But to me not all change is for the better. 
 

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12 hours ago, Lord Travis said:

Also, [censored] Richmond. Most annoying team in the league. Hate them more than any other and seeing them win again leaves me with a foul taste in my mouth.

Thank goodness that someone said it. I hate richmond so much more than any other team in the league.

add to that all of my richmond mates drunk texting me last night ffs. 

I long for the days of the 2010's when Richmond were pure dog poo. 

 

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15 minutes ago, old dee said:

What annoys me the most is that we did not even interview him. 

Yes that is the point that i shall never forgive

The MFC is so good at outsmarting itself

We are still so far away from getting it right. Although i have some faith in Pert, to do the job

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