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31 minutes ago, demon3165 said:

I could think of another team that people call them that..🏂🏂🏂🏂

Correct historically, but maybe your tense is incorrect. We'll see soon.

"..people called them that..."?

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My read was the Dogs gave Richmond some ammunition to work with in the second half. The Dogs flooded heavily in the second quarter and were able to rebound and break away easily from defence. To sustain that against the Tigers all game is flirting with danger. 
Hardwick was quick to recognise this at half time and Liam Baker was moved forward in the third and set the tone early with his forward pressure and had a real impact. That got their tails up and the Dogs faced an uphill battle from there, all of a sudden the ball wasn’t escaping the Dogs backline with ease. 
Credit to the Tigers for a brilliant third quarter, it won them the game and they were too good on the night.

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I don’t watch enough Dogs games to know if it is always the case but Caleb Daniel looked like their most important player. He sets up the play for them and always puts players into better positions. Stats sometimes inflate a player’s importance but his 34 disposals last night at 91%m if anything, undersells him. 
When we play them I’d be putting ANB on him as a hard tag. Take away Daniel and the Bulldogs will struggle

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25 minutes ago, FarNorthernD said:

I don’t watch enough Dogs games to know if it is always the case but Caleb Daniel looked like their most important player. He sets up the play for them and always puts players into better positions. Stats sometimes inflate a player’s importance but his 34 disposals last night at 91%m if anything, undersells him. 
When we play them I’d be putting ANB on him as a hard tag. Take away Daniel and the Bulldogs will struggle

Either ANB OR Spargo's clear role will be to HARD tag Caleb Daniel and then escort him to his car after the game, help him put his keys in the ignition and watch him drive of into the sunset

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11 minutes ago, Diamond_Jim said:

Good to see the AFL continuing last night with their distancing model by leaving great swathes of the upper deck empty.

Expect the same with Pies v Suns today.

The virus proliferates outside of camera angle. That’s where super spreading  occurs. Didn’t you know? 

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 Naughtons set shot in the last quarter was one of the worst ever.  Kept looking up at the scoreboard.  Not sure what he was distracted by but shows how mentally weak the Dogs are.  Will be very disappointing if we lose to such a soft overrated outfit.

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52 minutes ago, Pickett2Jackson said:

Every time Josh Bruce got near the ball did  anyone else think "I cant believe this guy kicked 10 goals in a game?"

That's how bad North Melbourne are by the way.  Ben Brown should be aiming to kick 15 on Sunday.

I thought exactly that. 

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45 minutes ago, Pickett2Jackson said:

 Naughtons set shot in the last quarter was one of the worst ever.  Kept looking up at the scoreboard.  Not sure what he was distracted by but shows how mentally weak the Dogs are.  Will be very disappointing if we lose to such a soft overrated outfit.

Just making sure the perm looked alright!  He should have been hurrying back and just banging it through, was quite strange considering time left in game.

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1 hour ago, picket fence said:

Either ANB OR Spargo's clear role will be to HARD tag Caleb Daniel and then escort him to his car after the game, help him put his keys in the ignition and watch him drive of into the sunset

And put the blocks of wood on his feet so he can reach the pedals

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57 minutes ago, Pickett2Jackson said:

 Naughtons set shot in the last quarter was one of the worst ever.  Kept looking up at the scoreboard.  Not sure what he was distracted by but shows how mentally weak the Dogs are.  Will be very disappointing if we lose to such a soft overrated outfit.

He was actually checking the vision to admire and make sure his coiffure wasn’t too ruffled. 

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Ladbrokes have opened a book on Norths first win of the season. Hmm Collingwood how good would that be. 

Round 7 - Melbourne

15.00
Round 8 - Collingwood
5.00
Round 9 - Hawthorn
5.00
Round 10 - Essendon
7.50
Round 11 - St. Kilda
8.00
Round 12 - GWS
11.00
Round 14 - Brisbane
21.00
Round 15 - Gold Coast
9.00
Round 16 - Western Bulldogs
41.00
Round 17 - West Coast
41.00
Round 18 - Essendon
13.00
Round 19 - Carlton
15.00
Round 20 - Geelong
51.00
Round 21 - Richmond
67.00
Round 22 - Sydney
41.00
Round 23 - Adelaide
34.00
No Wins in 2021 Season
5.00
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Gold Coast don't have a proper ruckman today.  This Chris Burgess fella who is named as ruck doesnt even get any hitouts and the kid Graham gets 10-12 per game.  Just what  the hell are they playing at?   Grundy will get 80 hit outs today.

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22 minutes ago, Pickett2Jackson said:

How good would it be if this horrific song is filling the MCG air in a few hours. 

 

 

Would love to see a Qld club add a nail to Buckley's coffin after he walked out on the bears/lions/whatevertheywere.

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16 minutes ago, Mr Steve said:

Ladbrokes have opened a book on Norths first win of the season. Hmm Collingwood how good would that be

They could’ve waited until next week to open such a market 

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24 minutes ago, Mr Steve said:

Ladbrokes have opened a book on Norths first win of the season. Hmm Collingwood how good would that be. 

Round 7 - Melbourne

15.00
Round 8 - Collingwood
5.00
Round 9 - Hawthorn
5.00
Round 10 - Essendon
7.50
Round 11 - St. Kilda
8.00
Round 12 - GWS
11.00
Round 14 - Brisbane
21.00
Round 15 - Gold Coast
9.00
Round 16 - Western Bulldogs
41.00
Round 17 - West Coast
41.00
Round 18 - Essendon
13.00
Round 19 - Carlton
15.00
Round 20 - Geelong
51.00
Round 21 - Richmond
67.00
Round 22 - Sydney
41.00
Round 23 - Adelaide
34.00
No Wins in 2021 Season
5.00

So they are 3x as likely to win against melb than bullies or Wc and 5x vs Richmond?  Shows we have not yet earned any trust in what we are doing.

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5 minutes ago, buck_nekkid said:

So they are 3x as likely to win against melb than bullies or Wc and 5x vs Richmond?  Shows we have not yet earned any trust in what we are doing.

The odd will get longer as the season goes on. ie if they beat us the other games become pointless. 

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Just saw the filths banner on fox. they spelt tonight as tonihgt. What a farce of a club. Wonder how they spell teeth ?

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8 minutes ago, dl4e said:

Just saw the filths banner on fox. they spelt tonight as tonihgt. What a farce of a club. Wonder how they spell teeth ?

Just so people don’t think you’re making this shiiit up....

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44 minutes ago, Pickett2Jackson said:

Gold Coast don't have a proper ruckman today.  This Chris Burgess fella who is named as ruck doesnt even get any hitouts and the kid Graham gets 10-12 per game.  Just what  the hell are they playing at?   Grundy will get 80 hit outs today.

The ruck position is over rated. I don;t remember the exact details but in the game against brisbane Grundy had something like 80% of the hit-outs. The pies still lost the game. 

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