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25 minutes ago, Demon Dude said:

Weideman kicks goals, Jackson doesn't. but they're not really competing for a spot imo, like i said before i think it's TMac and BB that are competing for the same role, then it's between TMac and Jackson as the 3rd/back up ruck. both TMac and Brown aren't great at contested marks and are better suited at lead up roles. i doubt we'll play both of them if all are fit, and i'd expect BB to be more dangerous than TMac. nothing wrong with what TMac is doing this year but i just think Brown will do it better.

So who is the middle tall in your team ??

BBB will play Ymac is still a different player and can get his win ball plus Jacko  is versatile and can play anywhere on the forward line.

Bailey  is the fourth Player then the variety of smalls.

Weid will have to show he us a better option than Tmac IMO. 
 

I still wouldn't rule out Petty if injuries petsist.

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2 minutes ago, 58er said:

So who is the middle tall in your team ??

BBB will play Ymac is still a different player and can get his win ball plus Jacko  is versatile and can play anywhere on the forward line.

Bailey  is the fourth Player then the variety of smalls.

Weid will have to show he us a better option than Tmac IMO. 
 

I still wouldn't rule out Petty if injuries petsist.

not sure what you mean by the middle tall. go back and read my posts i think i've made it pretty clear how i think they'll set up. i could be wrong, but that's just my opinion.

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34 minutes ago, sisso said:

GWS look shocking right now not putting any pressure on Freo hope they are this bad next week

They also have one less day to recover than us after travelling back from the west. Tthe temp is 30 at Freo, and they need to travel to Canberra.

Tough draw for them.

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10 hours ago, Pickett2Jackson said:

Been a while since Ive said this and been very confident in saying it

 

NO CHANGE

I can't remember the last time we have gone in No Change, would have to have been in 2018 at some stage.

It's a no brainer really, you don't break up a winning formula, unless an injury comes along.

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22 hours ago, Pates said:

I keep seeing Langdon’s name pop up, people aren’t seriously putting his name up for the chop are they?

Honestly picturing no change, maybe if Hibberd plays a killer game in the VFL give Rivers a run at Casey but I would be saying keep a settled line up. 

Hibberd is an elite half back when fit and needs to come in. Rivers will need to make way. Some of his kicking recently hasn't been great

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6 hours ago, kev martin said:

They also have one less day to recover than us after travelling back from the west. Tthe temp is 30 at Freo, and they need to travel to Canberra.

Tough draw for them.

Good points. We also got saints at a good time as they: returned from nsw, had 1 less rest day,  played in tiring wet conditions, and have a few injuries at the minute

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I think Clarry must be close to being dropped! I mean failing to get 40 possesions per game in his last two games, must be leaving him vulnerable.LOL ?

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I fancied us against Freo and against St Kilda (a very over-rated side imv).

GWS in Canberra worried me but after seeing their woeful effort against Freo I reckon the only way we lose is if we beat ourselves.

It’s another step in our development. Can we front up, switched on ready to perform from the get-go against an opponent that is very beatable. As Dubdee said its time to lose the underdogs mentality and embrace the mantle of favourites. If form lines are reliable (I know we’re only 2 games in) we should dominate and win comfortably. As a Dees supporter, just writing that, I can feel the MFCSS rising…we’re going to stuff it up, we always do…. this team is soft…rah rah

To hell with the MFCSS.

The Dees to kick straight and win by 35 points.

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On 3/27/2021 at 10:34 PM, Lord Nev said:

Probably no change, but could be tempted to take Gus out for Melksham potentially.

 

 

Interesting post. Jake seems to have lost a lot of form over the last 2 years.

But since Tmac has turned things around and 2 key fwds injured and inaccuracy issues, this could work.

Hibberd if fit in for Hunt. Although Hunt was better this week.

Otherwise back to the mantra, if it aint broke...

And it aint broke.

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Can someone please clarify where we play the gws?

I thought it was at Canberra but when I google the afl states spotless in Sydney.

I want to see Kozzie play live. Was it rescheduled?

Tx.

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1 hour ago, picket fence said:

I think Clarry must be close to being dropped! I mean failing to get 40 possesions per game in his last two games, must be leaving him vulnerable.LOL ?

He’s only going at half pace, should be getting 50+ per week! ?

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On 3/27/2021 at 11:22 PM, DeeSpencer said:

Not too worried about the disposals. I’m surprised Jones had 3 tackles because it looked like he missed at least 5. And his goal was both a solid piece of smart running and a concern that the world was going to end before he got down to that ball. 

Jones was solid on Saturday and if he maintains that form he’ll be playing in a Premiership at years end

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A few people suggesting LJ would be one to make way for Weid/BB in a month or so..

I thought his ruck work was really good on Saturday, some of the best I've seen it. If he can do a job there and give Max the ability to go behind the ball or in to the goal square it makes us such a better team. Can't rely on Weid/BB to do that.

Realistically 1 or even 2 of Weid/BB/TMac will be in the twos.

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On 3/28/2021 at 3:46 AM, Garbo said:

Jetta looked to struggle at times tonight, always gives 100% but just can’t keep up anymore, maybe Hibberd for Jetta. Concerned for Bradshaw but unless we want to try Vanders or Melksham in that role I don’t see many other options 

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On 3/27/2021 at 11:18 PM, Redleg said:

Not me. Gus is a shadow of the player he was. Slow, poor disposal, hardly gets the ball.

When he does get the ball he still mostly kicks it up in the air in the general direction that we are headed.

That much hasn't changed  and if he comes good then there will just be a lot more if that.

Surely Jones is an automatic  " in " (given theyre 2 zip ) for the next four or so games ; as he should be .

He's still best 22 while Vanders, the only one who can miss a pass more often than Chunk, is best 30

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Jeepers, good problems to have.

Ed Langdon, what a legend.

After sticking a tenner on the Dees pre game and a tenner this week on the Crows at 2.25 (at Ade v Syd), I am thinking what might be a sneaky smokey for the Dees as they're too short for a W/L. +39.5?

You'd think Jonesy will make 300 - picked for GWS for sure (?) and  just five more.

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No change.

Peak MFCSS this week.  2-0, playing some good footy, going in as the bookies favourites against an under-performing team, getting a bit of media attention.  Sound familiar?

Hoping it is a more mature, hungry group this season.

 

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The only thing stopping us beating GWS is ourselves.

Two good wins (albeit vs wounded prey) and a game vs GWS, another wounded team.  While we've had injuries they are far less significant.

It is the type of game where our players get ahead of themselves and become cocky thinking a win will just happen.  We need to turn up and play 120 minutes of committed football.  No 'drinking of bathwater', please.

It will be a test of what is going on between the ears. 

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51 minutes ago, Superunknown said:

Jeepers, good problems to have.

Ed Langdon, what a legend.

After sticking a tenner on the Dees pre game and a tenner this week on the Crows at 2.25 (at Ade v Syd), I am thinking what might be a sneaky smokey for the Dees as they're too short for a W/L. +39.5?

You'd think Jonesy will make 300 - picked for GWS for sure (?) and  just five more.

I been taking Oliver for most possessions....he just works so hard and has gone up a level or 2 this year....multi with Melb to win, relax and enjoy us slaughtering GWS.  I can't see them recovering after their last performance, a days less rest etc.  They will come out angry for a quarter and fall to pieces again.

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16 hours ago, 58er said:

Agree Tmac is very valuable in his form and is so accurate!

BBB would get in Weid May struggle depending on form.

Plenty of upside with team over a whole season.

Langers is a gem and a great recruit to boot 

My Hope is Rosman can develop enough  to be our other winger ( played his best in VFL practice yesterday with 3 goals).

How'd the other recruits go in the VFL?

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