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I’ll attempt to answer this. In a former role in my life, I used to manage a very large legal team at a major bank which controlled significant spend on legal firms each year just after the GFC -

I know we've been in dire straits, but I didn't expect to lose Mahoney for nothing and get Chocs for free.

Hoky feck this is huge news. I rate him extremely highly and have a mate who plays at Werribee. Reckons he's one of the best coaches he's ever played under.

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Experience has just walked in the building...Yze now Williams to go with Richardson.

A wealth of footy knowledge and finally some real experience.

It's been our weakness in the FD.

edit: did I say I was excited??? you bet I am.

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When I heard this news for some reason that song that has the line "celerrrbbrate good times, come on!" popped into my head. 

Woohoo! indeed.🥳

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1 minute ago, one_demon said:

Wasn't he one of the assistant coaches sacked by Richmond who then went on to win three premierships?

Not an assistant.

Involved in player development. As in, developing the players.. who went on to win Three Premierships.

Let the pessimism rest for a moment. 

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4 minutes ago, demonstone said:

Jeez, even in a great news thread like this, some people can't resist turning it into a dig at Goodwin.  Classy.

The more things change the more they stay the same d stone. Just ignore them. If we won the flag they would be complaining  we did not win  by more.

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Just now, old dee said:

The more things change the more they stay the same d stone. Just ignore them. If we won the flag they would be complaining  we did not win  by more.

The more we ignore our failures the longer they continue. Shoulda made finals this year and be further advanced for a crack at a flag. Goodwin still on P plates, Williams has won a flag.

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Did not see that coming. Very good appointment on the face of it.

From what we saw in his last couple of roles, he seems to be one of those guys that young players love, with a good mix of the old school vs the new.

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