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I'm just going to contribute a quick observation on Tom McDonald. At the end of the game, with the camera lingering on him for what seemed like eternity, he looked seriously unhappy with his effo

One thing I have noticed with Sparrow is his willingness to shepherd, block, tackle and do the one percenters.  Any replacement in the midfield needs to do the same.

Protecting the ball carrier, love it! #FiredUp https://t.co/AfmuBZ0mxt   

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I truly hope they don’t sit on their laurels with no change. Sparrow didn’t do much, Nev Jetta is really struggling, and I guess they’ll keep Jones until his 300 but then he should retire. I can’t stand watching him just jogging when the other team has the ball.

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Three games.  Three wins. Reward the winners.     NO CHANGE.   How long has that been. 3 wins in a row or 3   No changes in a row.  I don’t think that’s happened for ?    Guessing 1987. 

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Out: Sparrow, Jetta

In: Hibberd, Melksham

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6 minutes ago, adonski said:

OUT: Jetta, Jones
IN: Hibberd & Anyone with a pulse

Jones is NOT being dropped until he gets to 300, and nor should he. He’s so close and he deserves to get there. He’s more than holding his position in the team. 
 

Sparrow for me isn’t doing a lot, but I’m not sure what his role is. So hard to judge. 
For me, no changes. 

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I'd consider replacing Sparrow with Melksham. I know that will be as popular as a fart in an elevator, but just my view. 

TMac has a few weeks to prove he's not just warming the spot for Brown.

I'd be happy enough with no change though.

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4 minutes ago, Nasher said:

I'd consider replacing Sparrow with Melksham. I know that will be as popular as a fart in an elevator, but just my view. 

TMac has a few weeks to prove he's not just warming the spot for Brown.

I'd be happy enough with no change though.

I really like Sparrow, but that's a fair enough call. He put in his usual effort but didn't have much impact.

Wonder if we could have Gus go into Sparrow's role and play Melksham more on the outside? Gus' disposal has been really poor so far.

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9 minutes ago, 640MD said:

Three games.  Three wins. Reward the winners.     NO CHANGE.   How long has that been. 3 wins in a row or 3   No changes in a row.  I don’t think that’s happened for ?    Guessing 1987. 

2005, Cameron Bruce 9 votes in the Brownlow.

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Jones with 15 touches and 7 score involvements stays in. 

Sparrow couldn’t get near it so he’d the only one that will be looked at imo

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Whilst a good win we need a freshen up. I would have Sparrow (no impact), Jetta (cooked) and Jones (selfish and no defensive actions) in the gun.

I would have Hibberd and Melksham in for Jetta and Sparrow and have Jones as the sub (for those obsessed with getting him to 300).

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1 minute ago, Win4theAges said:

2005, Cameron Bruce 9 votes in the Brownlow.

Was that just before he got lined up and clobbered by those hawthorn thugs .

 

never the same after that ?

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3 minutes ago, DubDee said:

Jones with 15 touches and 7 score involvements stays in. 

Sparrow couldn’t get near it so he’d the only one that will be looked at imo

Agree with Sparrow but Jones frustrates me no end. Refuses to chase, refuses to take first option, refuses to play team footy. 

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Sparrow will come out.

McDonald would want to find his early season form quickly.

Lever will never be dropped but his brain fades and skill errors cost us a few goals directly each week.

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2 minutes ago, big_red_fire_engine said:

Whilst a good win we need a freshen up. I would have Sparrow (no impact), Jetta (cooked) and Jones (selfish and no defensive actions) in the gun.

I would have Hibberd and Melksham in for Jetta and Sparrow and have Jones as the sub (for those obsessed with getting him to 300).

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I don't mind the idea of Jones being the medical sub to pad the numbers, although I do think it's ridiculous that it counts as a game if they don't get subbed on.

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Noticed on the coverage after the siren tmac was looking mega [censored]

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