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7 minutes ago, Baghdad Bob said:

This Thursday’s scratch match?? Tomorrow?? When. Where?. 
 

Thanks. 

It is secret BB, does not seem to be any info anywhere. Is it on who knows?

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A three day practice game should sort out the fitness levels anyway. 

I'm pretty certain that Saty (I assume that's who you are referring to), doesn't drive a car, but apart from that, given the amount of flack he cops from others on this site, I can't say I'd blame him

No further details have been announced but it appears as though Richmond are our practice match opponent for the weekend of 25 Feb - 28 February, 2021.

1 hour ago, Baghdad Bob said:

This Thursday’s scratch match?? Tomorrow?? When. Where?. 
 

Thanks. 

The AFL website have quoted a bunch of practice matches around Feb 25 or 26.

I would say it’s almost certain this match won’t be tomorrow.

And crowds likely won’t be invited.

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1 hour ago, Bring-Back-Powell said:

The AFL website have quoted a bunch of practice matches around Feb 25 or 26.

I would say it’s almost certain this match won’t be tomorrow.

And crowds likely won’t be invited.

Prefer when they trained at Goschs. Casey might be better for the players but it is crap for us spectators. The MFC gives us noting on their site. Oh well I have been waiting 56 years so what is a few weeks.

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7 hours ago, picket fence said:

I ventured out to Casey this afternoon and not even a dormouse was seen!

However the impression about a prac game today at Casey between Tigers and Dees gained any traction staggers me.

Clearly the dates of Feb 25 or 26 were listed ( and are still) so how come this mythical practice event warranted  even Comment that it got is also surprising.

It's  the same Bleating snd constant posting about Casey Fields training and lack of Club website reporting since Jan or even late 2020.

Access to Casey Fields is vital ( especially now with snakes around) but not one rep. From D/L has apparently to my knowledge spoken or contacted the Club  Ie CEO, or Footy  Dept about Possible access or importance of that role for our group to provide reports due to the tyranny of distance.

This in no way reflects on the varied and comprehensive contributions that we have greatly appreciated on occasions

We do tend to believe our posters and this practice match is a prime example. Did anyone ring the Club for verification??

Amazingly the doyen of our training reports of Previous years has either gone troppo or can't find his  pen Or car keys  to update Us. Has he retired? Can he approach the Club about ground access With his alleged contacts or has he retired? Or Is Casey below his dignity! Or is it so Covid related that the Council have ruled out restricted  and safe access totally!! BTW hope he is in good health.
We Are at times are our Own worst enemies believing the universe begins here and Are Often left with egg ( and mayonnaise) on our pens and faces to our detriment.
Back to the real D/L infoline or the hotline to the Club might be better value.

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On 2/12/2021 at 12:51 AM, 58er said:

Amazingly the doyen of our training reports of Previous years has either gone troppo or can't find his  pen Or car keys  to update Us. Has he retired? Can he approach the Club about ground access With his alleged contacts or has he retired? Or Is Casey below his dignity! Or is it so Covid related that the Council have ruled out restricted  and safe access totally!! BTW hope he is in good health.

I'm pretty certain that Saty (I assume that's who you are referring to), doesn't drive a car, but apart from that, given the amount of flack he cops from others on this site, I can't say I'd blame him if he had retired his keyboard... I noticed in another topic on this board today, that he even comes under fire from certain posters for his non-footy related tweets.  People really should give it a rest!

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39 minutes ago, hardtack said:

I'm pretty certain that Saty (I assume that's who you are referring to), doesn't drive a car, but apart from that, given the amount of flack he cops from others on this site, I can't say I'd blame him if he had retired his keyboard... I noticed in another topic on this board today, that he even comes under fire from certain posters for his non-footy related tweets.  People really should give it a rest!

astounding hardtack if you don't like what he writes don't read it.

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3 hours ago, old dee said:

astounding hardtack if you don't like what he writes don't read it.

I’m ok with what he writes OD... my comments are targeted at others.

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20 minutes ago, hardtack said:

I’m ok with what he writes OD... my comments are targeted at others.

Sorry hardtack I was agreeing with you and the comment was aimed at others. Poor communication on my part.

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9 minutes ago, old dee said:

Sorry hardtack I was agreeing with you and the comment was aimed at others. Poor communication on my part.

No problem OD.

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2 hours ago, chookrat said:

Great - looking forward to seeing how Ben Brown, Weird, and Pickett work together in our forward line. Dees 💪

and Melksham we currently have a second string forward line.

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Maybe we can limit the intrigue. It's no secret when the games are being played since the AFL is posting the dates. Since we're the last mentioned we are probably playing on Sunday the 28th, venue to be disclosed:

Western Bulldogs v Hawthorn – Whitten Oval, Wednesday, February 24; Carlton v Essendon – Ikon Park, Thursday, February 25; North Melbourne v St Kilda – Arden Street Oval, Thursday, February 25; Geelong v Collingwood – GMHBA Stadium, Friday, February 26; Port Adelaide v Adelaide – Alberton Oval, TBC; Gold Coast v Brisbane – Metricon Stadium, TBC; Fremantle v West Coast – TBC; Greater Western Sydney v Sydney – TBC; Melbourne v Richmond – TBC.

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1 hour ago, RigidMiddleDigit said:

Maybe we can limit the intrigue. It's no secret when the games are being played since the AFL is posting the dates. Since we're the last mentioned we are probably playing on Sunday the 28th, venue to be disclosed:

Western Bulldogs v Hawthorn – Whitten Oval, Wednesday, February 24; Carlton v Essendon – Ikon Park, Thursday, February 25; North Melbourne v St Kilda – Arden Street Oval, Thursday, February 25; Geelong v Collingwood – GMHBA Stadium, Friday, February 26; Port Adelaide v Adelaide – Alberton Oval, TBC; Gold Coast v Brisbane – Metricon Stadium, TBC; Fremantle v West Coast – TBC; Greater Western Sydney v Sydney – TBC; Melbourne v Richmond – TBC.

Richmond are playing Collingwood on Friday 5 March so I doubt we'll be playing Richmond this weekend. Will be more likely Friday or Thursday.

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1 hour ago, RigidMiddleDigit said:

Maybe we can limit the intrigue. It's no secret when the games are being played since the AFL is posting the dates. Since we're the last mentioned we are probably playing on Sunday the 28th, venue to be disclosed:

Western Bulldogs v Hawthorn – Whitten Oval, Wednesday, February 24; Carlton v Essendon – Ikon Park, Thursday, February 25; North Melbourne v St Kilda – Arden Street Oval, Thursday, February 25; Geelong v Collingwood – GMHBA Stadium, Friday, February 26; Port Adelaide v Adelaide – Alberton Oval, TBC; Gold Coast v Brisbane – Metricon Stadium, TBC; Fremantle v West Coast – TBC; Greater Western Sydney v Sydney – TBC; Melbourne v Richmond – TBC.

Looks like all the TBC are on Friday, but the details are not known yet.

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14 minutes ago, Bring-Back-Powell said:

Richmond are playing Collingwood on Friday 5 March so I doubt we'll be playing Richmond this weekend. Will be more likely Friday or Thursday.

what's the logic there? the 5th of March is still 5-6 days away from a possible Saturday/sunday game and teams can play whichever players they want for any amount of game time for rest purposes so I don't think the logic is right in this instance. 

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54 minutes ago, Dr.D said:

what's the logic there? the 5th of March is still 5-6 days away from a possible Saturday/sunday game and teams can play whichever players they want for any amount of game time for rest purposes so I don't think the logic is right in this instance. 

Given Richmond and Melbourne can choose whichever day they want to play, I doubt very much whether Richmond would voluntarily impose a 5--6 day break on themselves as opposed to giving themselves a proper 7 day break if they play this scratch match game on Friday. 

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59 minutes ago, Lord Nev said:

Have it on good authority it will be Friday at Casey. Closed session.

 

I wonder if both clubs will kick up a fuss if they see people watching behind the fence?

And hopefully they'll do a stream of the game. 

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