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And my son didn't give me nearly enough praise for this pearler from me when the commentator said "Kossie is playing his own brand of football out there today"  I turned to him and said "he's pla

Guys take it to the Maths Forum 

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I don't normally quote myself -but when I do, I do it with smugness... ....and relief.

6 hours ago, Engorged Onion said:

Personally I think it is useful to temper expectations. 
We’ve won our games by an average of circa 5 goals.

Irrespective of today’s opposition, if we win by a similar margin - or even 2 goals, I’d be satisfied.

If someone has said to me ‘before the first round - you can win your first 7 matches by an average of 5 goals’  I’d be taking it. 

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All things considered, I’ll take it. Can we never play there again please. 

 

I’ve never seen so many hack miskicks hit a target, I was convinced luck was against us. 

 

Heartbroken for Tomlinson. Leave Tomald back there. 

 

Kozzie and Fritsch kept us in it. Couple of cool customers. 

 

Jackson outstanding. Gawn possibly drunk. 

 

That’s about all I got out of it. Regroup, structure up, move on. 
 

Tomlinson 🖤

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Pretty ordinary performance that they managed to turn into a win.

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Fritsch has 18 goals in 6 games...  if he didn't miss that game with  busted hand he would be right in the Coleman race.  Still might be (unless he gets suspended for that elbow).

Nice to see a Demon player finally kick a bag.

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Yeah, it was ugly... very ugly.

Winning ugly is one of the things we needed to learn to do, and this is certainly a start.

7-zip is beyond most 'Landers wildest dreams before the season started. That alone is a huge positive from todays result.

Lets just enjoy the view from the top for as long as we can.

Thoughts are with Thommo.

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The most important thing is we got the 4 points.

Fritter capitalised. Kosi was electric, Salem was solid. But geez not convincing at all. And to top it off, Tomlinson ☹️

Weird to say it after a win, but we have to dust ourselves off after this and bounce back hard next week as the Swans won't be easy.

But a win is a win, again, past Demons would have lost this one. 

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2 minutes ago, dazzledavey36 said:

Can someone explain why we went down in percentage on the ladder??

The more games we play, the higher the margins have to be to keep it as high

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I'll watch the replay later but thankfully I didn't spend the game in the Gameday thread.

2 minutes ago, dazzledavey36 said:

Can someone explain why we went down in percentage on the ladder??

Our percentage was 150% before this game. Today we scored 147% of North's score.

Like a cricketer's average, today's percentage drags the overall percentage down.

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1 minute ago, dazzledavey36 said:

Can someone explain why we went down in percentage on the ladder??

Because we were on 150% and would have needed to beat North by at least that percentage to keep it where it was. Something like 110 to their 73, not our 103.

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Only bad injury appears to be Tomlinson

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Well they tell me that that's what good teams do!!!

So sad for Tommo.  Great to see the boys get around him during and after the game.

 

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