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I would love to say, that training was the best I've seen EVER!!! I would love to say that Angus Young from ACDC TRAINED THE HOUSE DOWN and could be added to our list! I would love to say th

Picket wasn't the only Demonlander there this morning. Mrs DW , myself and a friend and avid Demons watcher (who doesn't post on here), also attended. I will get the most important news out of the way

Understandable then if he didn't train. My wife assures me childbirth is pretty draining


1 minute ago, picket fence said:

Another point, where was MAJAK DAW!??

The photos on the MFC website shows only the midfielders session (and presumably not everyone was pictured). It could be deduced that he is training with the forwards or on a modified program.

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1 minute ago, binman said:

Understandable then if he didn't train. My wife assures me childbirth is pretty draining

As soon as I typed it and posted it I knew this response was coming. 🤪

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3 minutes ago, Demonland said:

As soon as I typed it and posted it I knew this response was coming. 🤪

You can depend on me for predictable bad dad jokes.

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1 hour ago, picket fence said:

Explains a lot Dazz, clearly trying to get training away from peepin eyes early!! Don't worry I'll take my swag, portable BBQ, some Jackies and camp out for the night. Only one thing stops me 

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Harden up princess you can do it, if you get bitten just ask the ruby player to suck it out, he must be good for something....

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2 hours ago, Demonland said:

Looks like @picket fence got there too late to see the Forwards and Mids.

Clearly, he will need to set his alarm clock for much earlier in future.  Simply not good enough to let us down like that!  he should give himself a good slap!

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With the new standing the mark rule. I can see teams using players with pace i.e. Bowey and Hunt as runners off half back taking a handball and running. The player on the mark can’t even attempt to block it. 

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26 minutes ago, Pickett2Jackson said:

Bowey in the backline.  Wonder if he has been identified as the Jetta replacement or a different kind of role?

They drafted him with the idea of him being our Caleb Daniel.

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26 minutes ago, Vagg said:

Clearly, he will need to set his alarm clock for much earlier in future.  Simply not good enough to let us down like that!  he should give himself a good slap!

Some people are so inconsiderate Vagg!!!

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11 minutes ago, Hunt29 said:

With the new standing the mark rule. I can see teams using players with pace i.e. Bowey and Hunt as runners off half back taking a handball and running. The player on the mark can’t even attempt to block it. 

Yes Me I doubt they are up to senior level standard for game 1

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4 hours ago, DubDee said:

I reckon Bowey could well line up in our defensive 7 in the early rounds.  we need speed, kicking skills and decision making and he seems to have those

But shirley Hunt plays fwd. especially with Melk and others injured

Don't call him shirley!

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42 minutes ago, Dr.D said:

would anyone care here if Laurie and Bowey played round 1 ahead of melksham, hibberd, Jetta etc?

 

Remember when we played the kids early for years on end and never got any better? Let’s no repeat that as a philosophy.

I expect Laurie will be. I’m not sure we’ll put a 175cm 70kg defender out in round 1 unless he impresses in the scratch games. 
 

Jetta and Hibberd are competing with others for a back pocket spot. Melksham was training with the mids. There’s others that they are competing with for spots anyway. 

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1 minute ago, joshua said:

Maybe a role like Salem’s which lets Salem push onto the wing?

yeah Bowey might be able to release Salem for a bit of that. i think Bowey will end up on the wing eventually once his running is up to it.

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6 minutes ago, joshua said:

Maybe a role like Salem’s which lets Salem push onto the wing?

Salem will never move to the wing. It’s a gut running position that doesn’t suit his game which is elite distribution out of traffic. The aim should be to move him on ball but we need 2 more additions to the half back kicking ranks before we move him not 1. And we need to clear some of the mids out.

In the meantime we can hopefully get Salem and some combination of Bowey, Lockhart, Rivers and even Hunt providing rebound. Richmond use the trio of Houli, Short and Baker to constantly countering with pace and skill. 

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