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We need 4 quarters tonight - nothing less.

Sacrificing a goat as we speak for straight kicking.

That makes one of us

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Kick a goal Jonesy!

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5 hours ago, PaulRB said:

A fascinating sub-plot tonight for me is how Pickett, Jackson and Rivers perform on the big stage in a big occassion game against the best opposition... 

Go boys, reputations are built on nights like tonight.

Kozzy has seemed to really love playing in front of crowds these early rounds after last year's situation. I reckon we might be in for a treat tonight.

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28 minutes ago, forever demons said:

was a shocker on smithy

Yep, Hawthorn got away with murder in 70's and 80's. 'yabby'Jeans was a creepy slimey character.

Mathews smashed alot of Dee's skulls.Never booked?

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38 minutes ago, gs77 said:

Kozzy has seemed to really love playing in front of crowds these early rounds after last year's situation. I reckon we might be in for a treat tonight.

For a quiet young fella he is a real showman on game day.

Built for big games on the g.

How brilliant is it to have a player as exciting as kozzie in the team. 

 

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Confidence has grown throughout the day. I was more worried about our previous games against what were considered lesser opposition, games we were "expected" to win. This game is a free hit in effect. Expectations are lower.

Dees by 3 goals

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6 minutes ago, The Chief said:

Chandler on the ground for the warm up

No late changes. Chandler the sub

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I'm as nervous as a 13 year old before my first full on Pash!!

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What an incredible story by Curtis McGrath.

A true inspiration and perfect reflection of the Spirit of the Anzacs.

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1 hour ago, forever demons said:

was a shocker on smithy

The 1985 season was Matthews' last as a player. During a wild game vs Geelong which was marred by numerous brawls and reports, Matthews struck Geelong player Neville Bruns in an off-the-ball incident, breaking his opponent's jaw. Geelong's Steve Hocking exacted swift retribution, breaking Matthews' nose and an all-in melee ensued. No report was laid by umpires against Matthews. However, the 'behind play' incident had been captured on camera. After much public outcry, the VFL launched an investigation and subsequently deregistered Matthews for four weeks. He was also charged with assault and fined $1,000.[9] His conviction was later overturned on appeal. The charge remains the only time a top-level player has been charged for an on-field incident. Tx Wikipedia.

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15 minutes ago, picket fence said:

I'm as nervous as a 13 year old before my first full on Pash!!

Get on the beers PF!  Followed by a mentos

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