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6 hours ago, 58er said:

Get off Spargy's  case Watch the game 
 

NOT Melksham in

IN Viney Chandler Hibberd

OUT Jones Hunt possibly Sparrow

Love Bowey to debut but wait I guess

Perhaps I am blind but I  cannot Spargo mentioned there?

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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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22 hours ago, Roost it far said:

Out: Jones, Sparrow

In: Viney, Melksham 

We'd also need a bit of HIbberd drive and penetration; come to think of it, right up forward, Mitch Brown would currently be useful and clever enough to kick a few, snatch a few, lead well taking defenders with him. The Melk should come in and Viney has been missed as his grunt can turn the midfield into a slaughterhouse. Petty and TMac rotate/swing CHF/ CHB and Tomlinson to the other wing. Do it!

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I am struggling to understand all this Viney in and Sparrow out. Yes viney in the side but replacing Jones is a far better option.

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8 minutes ago, Deemania since 56 said:

We'd also need a bit of HIbberd drive and penetration; come to think of it, right up forward, Mitch Brown would currently be useful and clever enough to kick a few, snatch a few, lead well taking defenders with him. The Melk should come in and Viney has been missed as his grunt can turn the midfield into a slaughterhouse. Petty and TMac rotate/swing CHF/ CHB and Tomlinson to the other wing. Do it!

2 changes after a win is plenty

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2 hours ago, jumbo returns said:

As per usual, Fritsch escapes scrutiny

I’m sick of Fritsch making people post dumb things. 
 

There you go, consider him scrutinised. 

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56 minutes ago, Roost it far said:

2 changes after a win is plenty

Conservatism reigns. As does mediocrity in performance outcomes. I wonder if these two conceptualisations are related in footy?

 

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9 hours ago, Clint Bizkit said:

It’s alarming that we didn’t address our lack of outside run and pace in the off season.

Was a lack of outside run and pace really an issue for us yesterday?

I'm not sure it was. I'd argue our skill level was a bigger issue than our outside run.

3 hours ago, jumbo returns said:

As per usual, Fritsch escapes scrutiny

Scrutiny for what?

FWIW I thought he was quite good yesterday. He's much more accountable defensively than he used to be, leads repeatedly, created chances and kicked 2 goals. And all that against a side that is geared towards defence before anything else.

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If you are watching the saints game now.   Get a load of how much Ratten is invested in his sides win.

He actually  gets a little excited.   Wish our coach did !

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1 hour ago, Deemania since 56 said:

Conservatism reigns. As does mediocrity in performance outcomes. I wonder if these two conceptualisations are related in footy?

 

A great way to keep playing badly is to keep making multiple changes for guys with little or no preseason 

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51 minutes ago, Better days ahead said:

Huge win for the saints. Showed real grit. We'll need to up our performance levels significantly next weekend if we hope to win.

Hopefully they’re sore and knackered 

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1 hour ago, titan_uranus said:

 

Scrutiny for what?

FWIW I thought he was quite good yesterday. He's much more accountable defensively than he used to be, leads repeatedly, created chances and kicked 2 goals. And all that against a side that is geared towards defence before anything else.

Great to see Fritta stick a couple of tackles yesterday. That's an improvement on last year.

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Hunt had a shocker but I'd like to see him again before he's dropped. Harmes goes, the rest did enough

In: Viney

Out: Harmes 

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2 hours ago, 640MD said:

If you are watching the saints game now.   Get a load of how much Ratten is invested in his sides win.

He actually  gets a little excited.   Wish our coach did !

🙄 Yeap Goodwin just sits like a robot during a win? Lol

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4 hours ago, Deemania since 56 said:

We'd also need a bit of HIbberd drive and penetration; come to think of it, right up forward, Mitch Brown would currently be useful and clever enough to kick a few, snatch a few, lead well taking defenders with him. The Melk should come in and Viney has been missed as his grunt can turn the midfield into a slaughterhouse. Petty and TMac rotate/swing CHF/ CHB and Tomlinson to the other wing. Do it!

What will Melk bring after 2 lean years?

only had ONE practice game and no form.

Wouldnt make all those changes  Not that necessary.

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My impressions after watching the replay is that it was a solid performance. The roving to Max Gawn is an issue and though Rivers made a mistake or two, he takes the game on and he needs to be rewarded. I have reservations about Hunt, Sparrow and Harmes. If Viney and Hibberd and Melksham pull up okay after the Bullants hitout, I'd like to see them included.

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7 hours ago, jumbo returns said:

As per usual, Fritsch escapes scrutiny

Because he hits the scoreboard. Has kicked 8 goals in 3 games (albeit 2 practice matches) which puts him on pace for a 50 goal season.

Not a chance in the world you would even briefly contemplate dropping Fritsch and he’s certainly a player the opposition would be weary of.

 

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On 3/20/2021 at 6:01 PM, DubDee said:

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

And Jones?

Agree on Jetta but I'd be dropping Jones for Viney. Harmes lucky.

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4 minutes ago, Dr. Gonzo said:

And Jones?

Agree on Jetta but I'd be dropping Jones for Viney. Harmes lucky.

I like Jones at HF. 18 touches, 6 score involvements. Didn’t have a Great game but we need experience in the forward line right now and he is a good kick

viney in for Sparrow or Harmes for me

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