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Loving the impact Chris Scott is having on the tribunal outcomes... "He was protecting himself"  =  3 weeks "I've seen it and I'm OK with it"  =  2 weeks

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A fascinating round for 3 of last year's finalists and who will make it this year.. 

  • Pies, Cats and LIons are 0-1. 
  • Cats play Lions this week so one of them will go 0-2.. 
  • Pies play Carlton and if they lose they will also go 0-2.  If Carlton loose and go 0-2 it snuffs out their chances of finals.

In the last 10 years 58 teams have started 0-2 but only 5 have gone on to play finals.  And in the history of the game only 2 poor starters (0-2) have subsequently won a premiership. 

So two of Pies, Cats, Lions and Blues will each have less than 10% chance of making finals.

Even if Pies win and go 1-1, imv they have little chance of making finals.

On my reckoning that is two final 8 spots for the taking!

Now, let's beat the Saints,  Dees. 

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Prefer a draw tonight but if not probably a Pies win

Could not stand a Carlton bandwagon

Bulldogs and Eagles could be interesting... in a non covid world I would probably have gone along... nice 32k crowd at Docklands

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13 minutes ago, Diamond_Jim said:

Prefer a draw tonight but if not probably a Pies win

Could not stand a Carlton bandwagon

Bulldogs and Eagles could be interesting... in a non covid world I would probably have gone along... nice 32k crowd at Docklands

What??? Prefer a Pies win!!!! Never an option.

Shame on you .... 

 

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Carlton should win tonight, Williams and Martin come in and make them a lot better.  O Mac with 3 off the bench this time

Bears to beat the Cats

Crows to beat Sydney - all 16 'experts' have tipped Sydney but I reckon the Crows are up an about

Port - 100pt win

Gold Coast 70 pt win

Tigers by plently

Dogs in a close one

Giants in another close on

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54 minutes ago, Sir Why You Little said:

May Carlton & Collingwood inflict vicious injuries upon each other

That is all that counts. 
The result is evil and disgusting whichever way it falls

Be positive - one of those clubs will finish the game deeply miserable, while the other will be given false hope and fail to address their deficiencies.

Personally, I think Carlton do false hope and failure to address deficiencies much more enthusiastically than Collingwood.  Plus, Collingwood are back on their long slow slide while Carlton really could be a menace in finals over the next few years... if... they stay humble enough to work on their problems instead of getting to finals and then sacking their coach because some other 'star' coach insisted he could take the (actually quite deficient) list to a premiership. So; misery for Collingwood and complacency for Carlton is definitely the best result.

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2 hours ago, Diamond_Jim said:

Prefer a draw tonight but if not probably a Pies win

Could not stand a Carlton bandwagon

Bulldogs and Eagles could be interesting... in a non covid world I would probably have gone along... nice 32k crowd at Docklands

I would be happy with a Blues win DJ. With the exception on when the pies play Adelaide and WCE I never barrack for them. Carn the blues.

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1 hour ago, Sir Why You Little said:

May Carlton & Collingwood inflict vicious injuries upon each other

That is all that counts. 
The result is evil and disgusting whichever way it falls

Carn the blues!

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Carlscum

Girlong ( yuk )

Sydney

Port

StKilda ( bugger it )

Gold coast

Martin

dogs

giants

 

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3 hours ago, DubDee said:

Carlton should win tonight, Williams and Martin come in and make them a lot better.  O Mac with 3 off the bench this time

Bears to beat the Cats

Crows to beat Sydney - all 16 'experts' have tipped Sydney but I reckon the Crows are up an about

Port - 100pt win

Gold Coast 70 pt win

Tigers by plently

Dogs in a close one

Giants in another close on

Dont think Omac is playing. 

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