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Oliver out with general soreness (sounds like just resting)

Salem out with hamstring tightness, which is no good. He’s had issues with hamstrings before. Hopefully nothing a rest can’t fix. 

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A half forward line of Jones/Baker/ANB has the stench of a premiership written all over it    

I'd rather go and be disappointed, than not go at all and maybe miss the only opportunity to go to live game all year.  This time last year I went to practise match v North at Arden, followed by

To be honest I’m glad we are resting anyone who is not 100%. Imagine if Salem pings a hammy today? Or Oliver? You’d be furious at their poor management.  I’m all for minimizing risks at this stage.

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FB: Neville Jetta, Steven May, Adam Tomlinson
HB: Trent Rivers, Jake Lever, Jayden Hunt
C: Ed Langdon, James Harmes, Tom McDonald
HF: Nathan Jones, Oskar Baker, Alex Neal-Bullen
FF: Charlie Spargo, Luke Jackson, Bayley Fritsch
RR: Max Gawn, James Jordon, Christian Petracca
INT: Aaron vandenBerg, Tom Sparrow, Jay Lockhart, Kade Chandler, Toby Bedford, Jake Bowey, Bailey Laurie, Harrison Petty

Emergencies: Kysaiah Pickett, Fraser Rosman, Angus Brayshaw, Austin Bradtke
 

AAMI Community Series | Dees name 26-man squad

 

 

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8 minutes ago, picket fence said:

Where is Clayton Oliver?

He's laying low with some character called "General Soreness"...

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Oliver and Salem "managed"

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Oliver, Salem, Brayshaw, Viney, Hibberd, Melksham, B Brown and Weid all out.

Meanwhile the Dogs have a near full strength side. 
 

Hard to see us winning this one, but hopefully a few lesser lights can step up tomorrow and show that we have good depth.

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So do we go with Vanders and Lockhart from the get go as that team line up may suggest or do we throw Laurie and Bowey in to the fire and see if they are ready for round 1?

Petty and Tomlinson get a half each? Or May/Lever plays a half and then has a rest so the other 2 can compete for more time?

There's plenty of guys playing for their spots.

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WBs  a strong line up. Johannesan in the 2s,  Hope at least one of our recruits get a run.

How many on the bench?

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Best to see how Jones, Neal-Bullen and Vandenburg measure up earlier rather than later. We're resting players and trying players. Sensible course of action and giving a couple of key players a rest is fine with me. The result of this match is immaterial in the long-term.

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For those who like team lists:-

1. Steven May 

2. Nathan Jones 

4. James Harmes 

5. Christian Petracca 

6. Luke Jackson 

8. Jake Lever 

9. Charlie Spargo 

11. Max Gawn 

12. Toby Bedford 

15. Ed Langdon 

16. Bailey Laurie 

17. Jake Bowey  

20. Adam Tomlinson 

22. Aaron vandenBerg 

23. James Jordon 

24. Trent Rivers 

25. Tom McDonald 

29. Jayden Hunt 

30. Alex Neal-Bullen

31. Bayley Fritsch

32. Tom Sparrow

33. Oskar Baker 

35. Harrison Petty 

37. Kade Chandler 

39. Neville Jetta 

41. Jay Lockhart

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Oliver out will give good game time to Sparrow Jordan. I want to see what they have. If they have decent games should play rd 1. Bowey Laurie aswell although prob not rd 1 with players to return 

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Oliver out Managed,doesn't cut it with me.His training form has been absolutely SENSATIONAL !! Is something amiss??

 

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I'll assume that Aemond is an anagram... Daemon? Good get for originality if so. Just as well I know Latin to get it. Agree with your assessment in that we need to find out sooner rather than later.

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Massive game for Jordon. What he do in the middle against a top midfield. 

bowey and Laurie could make round 1 debuts with strong performances. 

Can’t wait to see the boys play!

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I look at the forward line and shake my head. Spoon written all over it.

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8 minutes ago, dl4e said:

I look at the forward line and shake my head. Spoon written all over it.

The same forward line that just kicked 14 goals against Richmond? 

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