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34 minutes ago, dl4e said:

Essenscum players like winning. Too much for my brain to take in.

That’s coz they don’t win often 😂 

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1 hour ago, Tough Kent said:

I was at the Captain's Run this morning. Not only did Trac train, he looked completely unimpeded, ran at full pace and looked sharp. He did every drill and there was no sign of any limp. From what I saw in the first 30 minutes there is no way in the world he is not playing. 

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1 hour ago, 58er said:

No bring Sparrow in and give him a go.
Can always make changes during the game.

PLEASE this incessant fantasy with Tmac on the wing is ridiculous.

Its almost getting fans thinking of ways to change the team structure to get him there.

In case any one is under the delusion that we could move a Tmac full time to the wing and succeed they do  not understand the logic of team balance or placing players in their best positions.

Yes a player can be moved during a game and Tmac performed that role vs North in Hobart and played on the backline in place of Tommo. Great result and he could be a Harry McKay opponent at some stage on Sunday  with Petty being moved to CHF.

Our forward line needs Tmac at his best as he kicks straight is mobile and is a team player above all else. He's playing  just fine and when it's Not broke don't try and fix it.

For those in the "Tommy for Wing" club yes he played about 5 mins a game starting  there to get him mobile fir his forward starring role in 2018. Far different than wanting him to line up there and run all day. The team needs pace on the wing and I am perfectly happy with Angus performing that role until say Fraser Rosman or one if the other players earns a game in that position.

Leave Tommy be the leader of our forward line and his work  ethic and Bulk plus clunk marking are proving priceless to our improvement and form in 2021.

 

 

And I'd move Hudson to CHB and Barassi into the back pocket. 

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Based on last weeks match ups Carlton are going to be looking at some significant disadvantages down back. 

Weideman should get Plowman, who he'll have a serious advantage over,     Fritsch should get Stocker, who he should be too good in the air for   and Saad will either have to sacrifice his running game to mind Kozzie, or Kozzie could get on the end of a few. he's way too good to be as unaccountable as Saad can be. 

Spargo and Melksham are both very smart as well and will make Docherty defend 

 

 

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33 minutes ago, leave it to deever said:

In...Dees win

Out.. dogs winning form and a loss to port

And eight point break for us.

I want us and the doggies to win... to open up a gap on 3rd place. 1st or 2nd is no advsntage either way, while 3rd loses home ground 1st week. 

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Sounds like a rumour started by the Carlton nuffies over at SEN to stir things up. They were having a segment called “sure thing” or something on Bob and Andy’s show and they reckon there is nothing more sure than Carlton winning. They talk a bunch of dribble, amongst some good content. 

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38 minutes ago, siam juntaRus said:

Collingwood lost again. If Melbourne beat Carlton its pretty much curtains for Coll ,Ess and Carlton for 2021. The media will be distraught. They'll have nothing to babble about except Eddie .

Collingwood are already Curtin's, weather we win or lose to Carlton, any team who loses to Collingwood will not play finals

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6 minutes ago, don't make me angry said:

Collingwood are already Curtin's, weather we win or lose to Carlton, any team who loses to Collingwood will not play finals

Its possible (unlikely) Dees could be undefeated leading up to the Collingwood game. That could be the game we lose.We wont make the finals?

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19 minutes ago, dazzledavey36 said:

I reckon Chandler will be an in for Melksham who'll be dropped and used as a medical sub.

Definitely think the inclusion of Weideman calls for another ground level player. 

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22 minutes ago, dazzledavey36 said:

I reckon Chandler will be an in for Melksham who'll be dropped and used as a medical sub.

As Jesse "The Body"Ventura used to say when commenting on Elvira's outfit,!!!

Ohh yeah like that a lot!!!!😎

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58 minutes ago, dazzledavey36 said:

I reckon Chandler will be an in for Melksham who'll be dropped and used as a medical sub.

Called it.

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On 5/12/2021 at 8:14 PM, adonski said:

Sneaky chance for Chandler in for Melksham I reckon. We lose a bit of mongrel with Weid in for Jacko, so think we may look to balance it out with another genuine small instead of a midsized player like Melk.

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