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AFLW: Rd 03 vs North Melbourne



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As nice as it would have been to get a win against St Kilda as per the original fixture, a genuine test against the best team in the comp is timely.

I suspect we're a notch or two below the best teams at this point, but nothing that can't be fixed over the remaining seven games with some players returning from injury and improvement from fringe players.

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11 hours ago, Deemented Are Go! said:

What would the winning points for/against have to be to reign in Norf’s ridiculous % of 563.2 , I wonder? ?

Thing is, that percentage is largely because nobody has thought to kick a goal against them. 

When be unleash a seven goal blitz in the third quarter this weekend, they won't look so great.

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14 hours ago, Little Goffy said:

Thing is, that percentage is largely because nobody has thought to kick a goal against them. 

When be unleash a seven goal blitz in the third quarter this weekend, they won't look so great.

Their defence hasn't looked that great, the opposition were just really poor in their options and delivery.  Roos do have great and fast outside run and look for this runners with a handball. 

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https://womens.afl/news/59995/injury-wrap-eagles-ruck-a-chance-flag-crow-eyes-return

Lively Melbourne forward Krstel Petrevski has been ruled out for the season after suffering a hamstring injury against Richmond.

Midfielder Maddi Gay (quad) is likely to play her first game for the season against North Melbourne, with Sarah Lampard (ACL) ruled a test.

Defenders Meg Downie (ankle) and Shae Sloane (ACL) are 2-3 weeks away.

 

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9 minutes ago, Freddy Fuschia said:

Good to see that our footballers, like the tennis players, perform an "essential service" so the game goes ahead.

I’m certainly in favor of the match going ahead. It gets pretty tedious in lockdown so having a game to watch helps pass the time.

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