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6 minutes ago, Better days ahead said:

Riley Thilthorpe looks a real player. 5 snags on debut. Very strong in the marking contest.

And Koschitzke has 5 for the hawks.

I hate to complain about anything when we are 6-0 but we might be the only team left soon without a young exciting key forward capable of kicking a big bag.  The way the games changing I dont want to be left behind the 8 ball.

If people want to include Luke Jackson then ok we have one even though he hasnt kicked a bag yet.

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Adelaide have taken 15 marks inside 50 in the first 3 quarters. They'll be doing well to take 2 marks against May, Lever and Thommo when we play them in round 10.

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54 minutes ago, Pickett2Jackson said:

And Koschitzke has 5 for the hawks.

I hate to complain about anything when we are 6-0 but we might be the only team left soon without a young exciting key forward capable of kicking a big bag.  The way the games changing I dont want to be left behind the 8 ball.

If people want to include Luke Jackson then ok we have one even though he hasnt kicked a bag yet.

Don't fret too much P2J, I recon Weid will turn it on at senior level at some point soon given the chance.  Still plenty of years left in Tommy Mac and BBB hopefully too for us to find a KPF when the right oppertunity arrises.

In the mean time, I think it's still a good thing that we have been able to find multiple avenues to goal and spread the scoring around without a dominant KPF.  We are stitting on 2nd position and so must be doing something right up forward.

BTW, I also I do like the appeal of having a KPF.  We have had so many hits and misses and potential super starrs in this area over the years.  Lyon, Bennett, Jackovich, Pike, Cuthberson, Schwartz, Neitz, Robinson?, Cook, Clarke, Hogan, T Mac.

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3 minutes ago, Wadda We Sing said:

Seriously the worst jumper clash ive ever seen....what is wrong with the afl? Blind and dumb !!

Agreed. Yet we’re forced to wear the disco jumper against some teams when there is no clash. 

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29 minutes ago, Rab D Nesbitt said:

That was an entertaining game in Launceston played by two pretty awful teams. How nice it is to be able to say that. 

Amazing they let such lower placed sides play on big occasions such as today.......charity really.

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8 minutes ago, Demonland said:

Agreed. Yet we’re forced to wear the disco jumper against some teams when there is no clash. 

I wonder what they will dream up for us this year when we play Footscray since both teams will now likely play finals as well....

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7 minutes ago, Wadda We Sing said:

Amazing they let such lower placed sides play on big occasions such as today.......charity really.

Recent equality laws introduced now mean that they can both self identify as quality teams and your words considered to be hate speech. 

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The AFL's clash jumper policy is a disgraceful farce.

We're required to wear our clash jumper in an apparent "clash" with Collingwood, but Essendon (bear in mind they are the away team today) is permitted to wear a predominantly black jumper against Collingwood's predominantly black jumper.

It happens all the time: Carlton, Richmond and Essendon are permitted to wear their home jumpers against each other and Collingwood despite all of them clashing. 

The rules should be transparent and all 18 clubs should be required to follow them.

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5 minutes ago, titan_uranus said:

The AFL's clash jumper policy is a disgraceful farce.

We're required to wear our clash jumper in an apparent "clash" with Collingwood, but Essendon (bear in mind they are the away team today) is permitted to wear a predominantly black jumper against Collingwood's predominantly black jumper.

It happens all the time: Carlton, Richmond and Essendon are permitted to wear their home jumpers against each other and Collingwood despite all of them clashing. 

The rules should be transparent and all 18 clubs should be required to follow them.

Agree tu but we are talking about the AFL .

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1 minute ago, Better days ahead said:

There's an epidemic of throwing in the game. Sidebottoms throw just now was blatant.

I was really impressed with the umpiring in our Geelong game, where they must have called a record number of free kicks for throws against both sides. I had thought the AFL was onto it. Maybe not.

The Dogs won a flag in 2016 throwing it out from tackles. Geelong's succeeded for years doing the same thing.

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43 minutes ago, Wadda We Sing said:

Amazing they let such lower placed sides play on big occasions such as today.......charity really.

Match of the century: 16th v 17th. AFL Brown paper package handouts today 2pm to 5pm for participating clubs.

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3 minutes ago, titan_uranus said:

The AFL's clash jumper policy is a disgraceful farce.

We're required to wear our clash jumper in an apparent "clash" with Collingwood, but Essendon (bear in mind they are the away team today) is permitted to wear a predominantly black jumper against Collingwood's predominantly black jumper.

It happens all the time: Carlton, Richmond and Essendon are permitted to wear their home jumpers against each other and Collingwood despite all of them clashing. 

The rules should be transparent and all 18 clubs should be required to follow them.

Exactly. I have no problem with a clash strip. I actually like our current clash strip. The AFL needs to have a strict policy that applies to all teams.

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god damn this game is horrible to watch.. ugly, ugly.. a whole lotta nothing! still hope the pies get up over the yuck bombers

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