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39 minutes ago, Demonised said:

He'll always be remembered for getting the ball to Harmes who got it to Jack Watts to run in and goal to beat the Pies.

Thank you,  OMac.

Yes I was at that game.An INCREDIBLE goal.Wish someone could put a link to it on this site.

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8 hours ago, Queanbeyan Demon said:

Most . . . really? I wonder what the evidence is for that assertion.

I follow all the ex-Deez in the AFL. I wonder if 'most' on 'Land do as well. 

Perhaps they should have used many rather than most?

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On 8/28/2022 at 11:21 AM, Queanbeyan Demon said:

Most . . . really? I wonder what the evidence is for that assertion.

I follow all the ex-Deez in the AFL. I wonder if 'most' on 'Land do as well. 

That's great Queanbeyan Demon that you follow all ex Demons, it is. 

Shouldn't have jumped the gun there, I personally don't and I'm not sure I'm in the minority there on 'Land either. I and a lot of others are mainly about the now but I don't begrudge anyone who isn't like that. 

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I heard from a relative of Oscars that he has been offered a two year contract with Freo and he currently making plans to pack up and move over there as we speak.

I wish him all the best. Apparently he has been working his guts out at VFL level and has been rewarded.

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1 hour ago, Demonstone said:

I think getting on a third AFL list will qualify him for the honorific title of "journeyman".

And a hearty round of congratulations, too.

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2 hours ago, daisycutter said:

omac's greatest moment

 

I have watched this about 150 times. One of the ultimate highlight goals in my opinion. I was also there that day and screamed so much I think I lost my voice for a few day. That whole link of play was magnificent to watch. ❤️💙

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2 minutes ago, jane02 said:

I have watched this about 150 times. One of the ultimate highlight goals in my opinion. I was also there that day and screamed so much I think I lost my voice for a few day. That whole link of play was magnificent to watch. ❤️💙

I was there too. Top of the Ponsford.

I. Went. Bannas.

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2 hours ago, Demonstone said:

That's awesome for omac.

Great reward for super hard work.

By all accounts his back injury was pretty bad, which makes getting back on an AFL list all the more meritorious given the rehab he would have had to push through - made tougher by not being in the AFL system with all the resources and support at club land.

A super smart fella who works hard and is the very definition of a solid citizen. Great pick up for freo.

Good on freo for offering him a two year contract. Uprooting your life and moving to the other side of the country is no small thing. 

14 more games and he gets to 100 games and AFL life membership.

Good onya Omac.

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Fremantle will be full of state level footballers soon just to maintain a full list. 
 

And it will be glorious. 
 

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46 minutes ago, jane02 said:

I have watched this about 150 times. One of the ultimate highlight goals in my opinion. I was also there that day and screamed so much I think I lost my voice for a few day. That whole link of play was magnificent to watch. ❤️💙

I honestly tear up each time I watch that. That was maybe the best goal I’ve witnessed in terms of the absolute limbs when he put it through. It was symbolic on so many levels: his Queen’s Birthday retribution (was it his last one?) and he cast off the massive weight on his shoulders - you could tell by the look on his face: part sheer exhaustion and part walking on air.

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On 26/08/2022 at 19:46, dazzledavey36 said:

Well yeah..?

He had some physical attributes but opposition coaches worked out quickly that he had an ordinary footy IQ, made many incorrect decisions and was a fumbler under pressure. If it was not for his brother he would not have played 50 games.

3/10

This is a footy forum not an obituary piece.

Edit: Wait, what ..... Freo. lol although I honestly hope he does well and makes a go of it.

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