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i'd still have harmes in ahead of sparrow especially with viney out we really need a presence tackling and speed out of the stoppage and a week in the twos should be plenty for a broken wrist so for me

IN: Petty, Harmes, Chandler

OUT: Tomlinson, Baker, ANB (lay a tackle son its what you're there for)

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2 minutes ago, Turner said:

i'd still have harmes in ahead of sparrow especially with viney out we really need a presence tackling and speed out of the stoppage and a week in the twos should be plenty for a broken wrist so for me

IN: Petty, Harmes, Chandler

OUT: Tomlinson, Baker, ANB (lay a tackle son its what you're there for)

anb's got money in the bank

 

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On 5/4/2021 at 11:39 AM, Fat Tony said:

Weideman was clearly BOG IMO 

Disagree. Number 32 was, in my view, best on ground by a mile.

Weed was good and worked hard. But he benefited from a woeful defence and the ball coming in under no pressure.

Missed some gettable shots.

And frustratingly applied little forward half pressure and I can't recall him laying a tackle.

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Stunned we are brining in Petty. He was awful vs the Hawks. Every time the ball went to him in a contest he looked all at sea.

Sydney’s plan will be, kick it to who ever is on Petty. Tmac back and Weid up front should be the go.

Oh and Harmes in for Baker, Harmes plays Viney role, Brayshaw back to the wing.

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19 minutes ago, Gorgoroth said:

Stunned we are brining in Petty. He was awful vs the Hawks. Every time the ball went to him in a contest he looked all at sea.

Sydney’s plan will be, kick it to who ever is on Petty. Tmac back and Weid up front should be the go.

Oh and Harmes in for Baker, Harmes plays Viney role, Brayshaw back to the wing.

I hear what you're saying regarding Petty but T.Mcdonald is just as shaky in defence so lets go with Petty back and keep Tmac forward where he plays his best footy.

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1 hour ago, binman said:

Disagree. Swallow was, in my view, best on ground by a mile.

Weed was good and worked hard. But he benefited from a woeful defence and the ball coming in under no pressure.

Missed some gettable shots.

And frustratingly applied little forward half pressure and I can't recall him laying a tackle.

If you mean Sparrow as BOG then I agree with you.

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6 minutes ago, Dr.D said:

I hear what you're saying regarding Petty but T.Mcdonald is just as shaky in defence so lets go with Petty back and keep Tmac forward where he plays his best footy.

Tmac isn’t as shaky as Petty I don’t think, but we will see sat night won’t we ?

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1 hour ago, Lord Travis said:

Out: Tomlinson (inj), Baker, Jones

In: Petty, Sparrow, Harmes

if you are saying harmes as the medi-sub (for jones) then not a good idea. harmes needs more game time

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On 5/4/2021 at 10:30 AM, leave it to deever said:

Really want to see Harmes playing. He has skills.

Tmac, Salem, Lever, Hunt have all stepped up to their best form. Harmes the chance to do likewise.

 

In Harmes, there is a bit of a tuff-nut against sides that huddle and break. His shepherding work is seldom seen overtly, but it is classy and effective, creating screens and handballing options for other Demon players. Harmes can use his body well, is difficult to stop when apace with the ball and has what can now be regarded as 'good experience'. It would be great if he could return to form and consistency. 

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Still struggling with the lack of love for Baker. Have watched the replay twice now and don't see the negativity. I would think his effort in the last qtr; 1 vs 2, makes the coaching team give him a big tick. On re-watching, his disposal was nowhere near as bad as some are saying.

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3 minutes ago, dworship said:

Still struggling with the lack of love for Baker. Have watched the replay twice now and don't see the negativity. I would think his effort in the last qtr; 1 vs 2, makes the coaching team give him a big tick. On re-watching, his disposal was nowhere near as bad as some are saying.

he was only picked because the more obvious choices played vfl, so brayshaw took viney role and baker to wing

with brayshaw back to the wing, baker is not a viney replacement

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21 minutes ago, dworship said:

Still struggling with the lack of love for Baker. Have watched the replay twice now and don't see the negativity. I would think his effort in the last qtr; 1 vs 2, makes the coaching team give him a big tick. On re-watching, his disposal was nowhere near as bad as some are saying.

Look at his decision making or super high lob kicks he does to team mates so opponents have a few years to get to the contest

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1 hour ago, Gorgoroth said:

Stunned we are brining in Petty. He was awful vs the Hawks. Every time the ball went to him in a contest he looked all at sea.

Sydney’s plan will be, kick it to who ever is on Petty. Tmac back and Weid up front should be the go.

Oh and Harmes in for Baker, Harmes plays Viney role, Brayshaw back to the wing.

He was awful in the first half but to be fair to him really looked a lot more settled in the second. Took good marks, had better positioning, i suspect his first half was nerves getting the better of him. 

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4 minutes ago, Pates said:

He was awful in the first half but to be fair to him really looked a lot more settled in the second. Took good marks, had better positioning, i suspect his first half was nerves getting the better of him. 

Agree, but the Hawks don’t have decent forwards, or team really. Sydney are much better and he can’t have gained confidence from his last game then being dropped again.

 

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Just now, Gorgoroth said:

Agree, but the Hawks don’t have decent forwards, or team really. Sydney are much better and he can’t have gained confidence from his last game then being dropped again.

Very true Swans are a lot more capable of kicking a winning score than the Hawks. I would hope that Goody and Co would’ve said to him that being dropped for May is no reflection on his game. Should he come in now you would imagine he will be in there for a while. 

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1 hour ago, Gorgoroth said:

Stunned we are brining in Petty. He was awful vs the Hawks. Every time the ball went to him in a contest he looked all at sea.

1sr half he was very average but the 2nd half he started working better with back line imo. 
 

I think he will be fine and has been training for this exact situation. Have faith G. 

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1 hour ago, Gorgoroth said:

Stunned we are brining in Petty. He was awful vs the Hawks. Every time the ball went to him in a contest he looked all at sea.

Sydney’s plan will be, kick it to who ever is on Petty. Tmac back and Weid up front should be the go.

Oh and Harmes in for Baker, Harmes plays Viney role, Brayshaw back to the wing.

Maybe watch it again.....  Much like the whole back six, after Quarter time Petty was acually very good

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Out: Tomlinson, Jones

In: Sparrow, Weideman

It won't happen (yet), but:

*T-Mac to wing

*Weid to forward line

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4 hours ago, binman said:

Disagree. Number 32 was, in my view, best on ground by a mile.

Weed was good and worked hard. But he benefited from a woeful defence and the ball coming in under no pressure.

Missed some gettable shots.

And frustratingly applied little forward half pressure and I can't recall him laying a tackle.

Spot on mate. Completely agree with every word here.

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2 hours ago, daisycutter said:

he was only picked because the more obvious choices played vfl, so brayshaw took viney role and baker to wing

with brayshaw back to the wing, baker is not a viney replacement

Ok I'll bite, why is Brayshaw back to the wing? Is Viney back in next week?

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