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On 5/2/2021 at 4:50 PM, Jaded said:

I don’t understand why we rushed to give him 5 years when he has so many ongoing foot issues. 
There is no doubt he’s an important part of our team and we are worse off defensively in clearances when he isn’t playing. But he hasn’t had an injury free season for a long long time, and that doesn’t appear to be changing. 
It’s a real concern that he can’t get over the foot problems. 

It is a real concern that he won't be giving heaps of mongrel to Cripps this weekend. 

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On 5/3/2021 at 6:06 PM, picket fence said:

And we signed him for 5 years with known previous foot/ ankle issues. Even if its not related its a very worrying sign IMV 

And I quote again!!

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3 hours ago, Rusty Nails said:

Worrying stuff.  Is Chunk up to covering as an extra rotation  for short stints off the bench?  Probably not eh.

Alternatively chunk shares the wing role with Gus who spends a bit of time in the middle to assist with rotations?

More time in the middle for LJ who is pretty good and mobile at ground level for a big man?

Like Deaver, ideally i still feel we are short one very good classy mid fielder.  Would have loved to have landed Tom Green in the draft but you can't select everybody.

Time to start training Chandler how to apply mongrel within the rules. 

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9 minutes ago, Billy said:

5 year contract was definitely to long for Jack Viney 

You dont say!  As Mark Neeld woyld say...

NEVER SAW THAT COMIN!

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4 hours ago, Demonland said:

So much for 2-3 weeks. 

Having let the bone heal and gradually increased his loading, Viney said he plans to resume running on Tuesday and is confident he will be back to face the Magpies in five weeks’ time in round 13, in what has become the annual FightMND Big Freeze fundraiser led by inspirational former Demons coach Neale Daniher.

There is a positive in this, we are in a really strong position at 8-0 to play a few more games without Viney and have a bit more depth through guys like James Jordon who are playing very well getting a game. We know what Viney brings in big games snd don't need 22 games from him, we need him fit enough to play and make it through finals. He's the sort of player than can have 6 weeks off, come straight back into a big game and be best on ground.

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I guess that resting which was being spoken about on the Demonland podcast is now enforced rather than voluntary. 😕

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Agree gives Weid his opportunity fwd/Ruck.

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