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2 hours ago, Better days ahead said:

The cats got a dud call last night, which will get all the focus and attention, but they have no one to blame but themselves for lsing that game. They kept the swans in the game through their own poor goal kicking then choked badly in the last 5 mins to concede those goals. 

Should be a ripper next sat night at the G

Agreed.  Hawkins had an absolute mare of a last quarter goal kicking wise.  Could have iced the game on a few occations, but failed to do so.

Admittedly I only saw the last quarter or so, but thought it was more a case of Geelong loosing it and Sydney lucky to be in the game due to some good goal kicking, so I'm unconvinced that they represent as big a threat  to us, but probably not as easy a win that it was starting to look like with the Swans on the slide either.  No doubt if we do win, the media will still be like "Melbourne haven't really beaten anyone yet".

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Reading this ,

so I watched the last two minutes 

I thought the same umpire made 3 errors,  2 blatantly wrong in that time,

glad he is not umpiring our game today !

still Scott and the cats have got away too many times in the past.   Karma gets you in the end 

 

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1 hour ago, McQueen said:

What a bottom six  ?

 

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Perhaps the AFL need to look at abolishing or merging these underperforming suburban clubs. 

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4 hours ago, rpfc said:

We will have a boil over game and you lot will react on here like your favourite Star Wars character was replaced by a woman.

Yodine?

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3 hours ago, Dee Zephyr said:

Just watched the last two mins also, amongst all that noise I’m sure you can just hear the ump say “play on....touched” first after it was kicked in Cameron’s direction.

 

Yes, I thought I heard it too @Dee Zephyr

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Todays games

Essendon and Carlton will battle out to see which mediocre team can stay in touch with the final 8, while the other ones season will be over at 2-5.

The young upstart Dockers can move to 5-2 while sending the Eagles to a 3-4 record and wouldn't we love to see that. 

Both games are 50-50's.

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Re the Cats

What goes around comes around.  They got a bit of luck against the Lions so suck it up Cat fans.  Taking their foot off the pedal last night is the real reason they didn't win (Scott said as much in his presser)

Mind you, in that earlier game the Lions didn't turn up in the first half so they only have themselves to blame (as well) Again, that's the 'real' reason why the Lions didn't win that particular game

But as DZ said on the previous page on this thread, the initial call was almost certainly touched off the boot so the 'actual' ruling in the end achieved the same end result - no mark

As for the HTB at the end ... we see plenty of ball-ups in that scenario so again, no biggie. Didn't look like he had prior anyway.  Another grey area that carries with it divided opinions

Fair result all round in my view

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Having just watched the Saints V Hawks game, and the poor turnout of Hawk supporters, maybe  those that gave up our club decades ago to support the Hawks may well want to come back into the Demon fold. As you left in the first place to chase success we do not want you back. Our supporters have much stronger backbones having gone thru many dark days and deserve any success that will happen this year and the future.

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28 minutes ago, Left Foot Snap said:

Female yoda is Yaddle in a board game we have.

Not just from a board game. Yaddle was a member of the Jedi High Council in the prequel trilogy.

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I get the seriousness of the situation but McGowan is a dead set plonker. 

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Man, anybody watching the Essendon v Carlton game? How bad is the commentary? I’ve had 3 pints and half a bottle of Pinot and have one eye only on the game, and even I could see that Betts kick was clearly a goal. And yet the Channel 7 commentators are saying it’s gone through for a point? Embarrassing. How are they getting paid for this?

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