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Wtf? Jetta was actually good today. He won a number of critical one on ones.

JOnes and Jetta will not and should not be dropped. Jetta won a lot of 1:1s today and was very solid down Back

For what? 2 goals 1, 2nd most score involvements, 6 marks, his pressure and contest work was all improved if not decent, nailed a couple of tackles. All against a very strong Freo backline. The breeze

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9 minutes ago, La Dee-vina Comedia said:

I'm curious. When I read this I expected the last word to be "congested", not "contested". Both are correct, but with the 't' and 'g' so close on the keyboard, I'm just wondering which word you intended?

I meant to write contested, but yes it's also less congested.   The reason I mentioned that the game is less contested is that it probably won't suit us given we play a contested brand of football.  A less contested game may also reduce Gawn's influence which is our strength. 

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Is it only me that's worried about big M's form / fitness after last week? 

Looked a fair way off his best.

Looking at the numbers as well...only 7 effective disposals, 1 tackle, 3 clearances, 2 contested marks, no marks inside fifty and 0 goals.  On the plus side he did have 8 one percenters and 4 intercepts.

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2 minutes ago, Rusty Nails said:

Is it only me that's worried about big M's form / fitness after last week? 

Looked a fair way off his best.

Looking at the numbers as well...only 7 effective disposals, 1 tackle, 3 clearances, 2 contested marks, no marks inside fifty and 0 goals.  On the plus side he did have 8 one percenters and 4 intercepts.

Gawn has performed poorly in round 1 for the last few years now so it’s not too much of a worry seeing as he’s ended up as AA in the same years. FWIW Grundy was even worse than Gawn last week but look how he went last night.

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33 minutes ago, nacnud said:

Gawn has performed poorly in round 1 for the last few years now so it’s not too much of a worry seeing as he’s ended up as AA in the same years. FWIW Grundy was even worse than Gawn last week but look how he went last night.

Fair enough nac.  Probably an abberation as you say

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Where’s the weekly ‘What they’re saying down at .........’ thread?

Need to kill an hour and have a bit of a laugh before the team comes out.

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25 minutes ago, Dee Zephyr said:

Where’s the weekly ‘What they’re saying down at .........’ thread?

Need to kill an hour and have a bit of a laugh before the team comes out.

https://www.bigfooty.com/forum/threads/round-2-2021-st-kilda-v-melbourne-marvel-stadium-saturday-27th-march-7-25pm-aedt-spuds-game-sinclair-100th.1259334/

34 pages of confidence. Knock yourself out.

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32 minutes ago, In Harmes Way said:

Wow, that is some supreme confidence they have over there.

I expect them to win but gee, you'd think they'd won the last few premierships the way they talk their own ability up.

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5 minutes ago, titan_uranus said:

Wow, that is some supreme confidence they have over there.

I expect them to win but gee, you'd think they'd won the last few premierships the way they talk their own ability up.

There was a similar theme on the Freo board last week, although not quite as supremely confident.  Anyone who plays us thinks they should win.

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