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Nobody will talk about Jackson given Kosi's genius, but seriously how good is he? Some of his pickups were akin to Pendlebury in his prime not a ruckman in his second year. Going to be very very good

Wow. You are a sad individual.

We’re coming off 2 terrible seasons & we win our first 3 games by double digits each time & you’ve got people on this forum complaining lol

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30 minutes ago, loges said:

Every game is tough and you bank your wins, but do we always have to win ugly.

When the game requires it .

Which is often.

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Go Dees, I'm watching the replay now as I was at dinner with no foxtel :(  just saw bits and pieces on a mates phone. So we are finally a mature group not dropping games we should win. 4 /0 is possible next week 

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16 minutes ago, binman said:

Tmac was back to his 2020 form tonight  unfortunately

I didn't see any of the game.

Exactly what is up with TMac?

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Are we the only team who hasn’t activated their sub in the 3 rounds? If so, testament to the fitness team.

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1 minute ago, #11-TonyAnderson said:

Are we the only team who hasn’t activated their sub in the 3 rounds? If so, testament to the fitness team.

90% luck. 

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Will take 3-0 any day and am pumped for a shot for 4-0 as I was thinking 2-3 after 5 was a pass mark for Goody to keep his job.

Nevertheless Cats will be a better reflection of where we are at as opposed to the first 3 rounds. 

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Firstly and most importantly ...GET STUFFED UMPS WHO TRIED TO MURDER US TONIGHT WITH REDICULOUS FREES SUCH AS THE DELIBERATE AGAINST MAY, THE INSANE BUNT FROM MAY TOWARDS A BOUNDARY UMP WHO RAN PAST IT WITH MAY GETTING PINGED AND THE PUSH OUT THAT WASN'T THERE FOR GREEN.  YET WHEN THE TABLES WERE TURNED AND THE SAME FREES SHOULD HAVE BEEN GIVEN AGAINST THE GIANTS THEY WERE OF COURSE COMPLETELY IGNORED.  THE TWO MOST OBVIOUS ONES....BUNTINE A MILE IN THE CLEAR AND KICKS IT OUT OF BOUNDS WITH NO GIANT WITHIN 10 METERS & FRITTA CLEARLY COLLARED AROUND THE NECK ON THE LEAD WHICH WOULD HAVE SEEN HIM HAVING A SHOT FROM 35 OUT.

Dare i say it.... we are no longer irrellevant and making up the bottom half.

Just need BB to get in ASAP.  TMac is a trier but he can't handle 1st or 2nd tall "Quality" defenders.  We are also still one medium tall bullocking mobile marking goal kicking forward short like a Josh Bruce or a Stringer type.  Weid is not the answer imho but happy to be proven wrong.

Kozzie you bloody beauty mate.  Thank god we went against the grain to get this bloke.  Exactly what we needed.

Tracc needs a reset and has regressed somewhat so far this season imv.

Clarry FCS learn how to kick a goal mate.  Even if that means kicking bananas around the body a la Stevie J.

Maxxy what a game son.  Vintage stuff!

Hunt & Ed were superb again.  May another solid performance given how quick the ball was coming in at times.  Gus was on and played a great mop up game but also pressured beautifully.

Goody fix the clearance issue / first use around center stoppages/ball ups pls mate.  We are getting beaten to the drop and lead to the ball far too often and when we do get it we are over using the ball or hand balling when a long lick inside 50 would be more damaging.  Just get it in quickly when under pressure especially early in the match when the heat is on.  We started to do a bit more rush/knock & kick it off the ground forward a little more in the 2nd half utilising Max's knock ons a little better but we are looking a bit of a shambles through the middle at the moment.  Even defending, we are allowing opp defenders to take the corridor in numbers, running in waves far too often.  I realise it's alot harder ro do this for the entire match with the new manning the mark rule but surely we can protect the corridor a little better/more often than we are at present and push them out towards the boundary more often.

All in all a gritty solid win coming from behind but we so often make the odd wrong choices under not much pressure at crucial times that brings the opp back into the game and gives them a sniff and killing our momentum / fuelling theirs (Tracc & Lever the culprits tonight).

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1 minute ago, Superunknown said:

We will be torn apart by the Eagles port tigers cats and more

We are a chance against Geelong because they aren’t quick but the other teams will have our measure.

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They were riddled with injuries. Our forward line was full all the time and theirs was practically empty. We gave them too much free space through the centre on too many occasions. However it was a win but if they were not so injury riddled would we have won ?

Our forward line still needs fixing badly so hopefully the weed and Brown can be up soon and perform.

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28 minutes ago, Nasher said:

Hunt and Langdon were excellent tonight.

There was one moment where Hunt got it at half back and handballed to Langdon on the wing, then both of them sprinted down the wing together with their hair blowing back. If someone could dig out a screenshot of that, that'd be great, I need a new avatar. Think TMac has had his time :-)

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And Kozzy trotting along beside them both. Be still my beating heart.

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14 minutes ago, In Harmes Way said:

Where are all the trade Fritta knockers?

Thought so, kicked well tonight and it’s all gone quiet.

Also glad that Spargo’s grab at his leg didn’t come to anything. Loving the small fwd mix of Spargo, ANB and Kossie at the moment

Was quiet first qrt but played a vital part the next 3.

Fuxed his kicking on an unfamiliar ground. Well done. He is a veey fast lead.

On a final note gws were freakingly accurate and we were quite poor again in front of goals.

As well as being jumped in the first, Its was a better win than the scoreboard reveals and Oliver and Tracc were not the usual ball magnets.

 

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14 minutes ago, DubDee said:

Tactically we were very sound after Q time. We weathered the storm of 4 goals straight. 

we set up so well behind the ball, the giants could only score on the counter or from blatant errors. Well done to Goody. We have an easy to recognise game plan for once. 

Was thinking the same thing.

They flooded our forward line and got their early goals on transition, in part because of some poor defensive running and half efforts. But also because our zone looked a little out of shape.

Addressed that at quarter time and as you say they struggled to move it forward after that.

Similar game to the our game v dockers after quarter time. Scoreboard flattered them.

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Surprise surprise @olisik and @Elegt are no where to be seen the last 3 weeks after every win.. #trolls

Fantastic win.

Kozzy goes okay I guess.. Luke Jackson is something else for a 200cm ruckman who's only just played his 9th game.

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52 minutes ago, layzie said:

This season 2021 tattoo I just got is painful but worth it 

Hunt says hello with his afl ball logo tatt tonite.

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35 minutes ago, Deemania since 56 said:

Agree, we cannot carry him awaiting another good game. Petty time, for mine. 

Was quiet but instrumental in the first 8 points so theres that.

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18 minutes ago, Sir Why You Little said:

S. May

J. Lever

C. Petracca 

C. Oliver

Quiet Games

S. Weiderman

Sideshow Bob

In the Grandstand 

 

3-0

 

Lever led the league in intercepts this round

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Was great to hear the Grand Old Flag sung so loudly by the supporters that I couldn't hear the loudspeakers. 

Great to not fold when they had a run on and when they kicked the first 2 of the last to bring the margin to just 6 points. 

The umpiring looked bad at times, but I'm always impressed by the super eyesight of supporters who can spot a missed free on the far side of the ground. I can barely see what's happening.

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Just got back from the game. Took my 3 young ones who wanted to leave half way through the first, and after that first quarter who could blame them.

But we took control from there. Clarry copped a heavy tag but great to see the others trying to work out how to get de Boer off him. Max was enormous, Kozzie just about brought the stand down on multiple occasions. What a win.

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3-zip, imagine when we start playing well...

I love Langdon, anyone that mentions his minor flaws needs to shut the [censored] up. What a gem of a recruit. 
 

Pickett takes the [censored]. So fun to watch with and without the ball. 
 

Max 🖤

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