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4 minutes ago, Pickett2Jackson said:

Premiership contenders don't lose to teams like Adelaide.    We might make a prelim but we wont win the flag.

The  Dogs and Lions will beat us the next two weeks.

 

had to win that for top 4  no way now  will finish 7th or 8th  Too many passengers tonight and too many mistakes  [censored] I am angry

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Kick randomly out of congestion, and without thought, opposition marks it: check

Handball to teammate under pressure: check.

Fumble the ball on the ground: check

Miss simple marks: check

Unpressured turnovers: check

Don't do/give first option and get tackled: check.

I just hope that is as bad as we get.

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I know we could have played better but that whistle blew straight away when Max was tackled. Seconds later a crows player disposes incorrectly...no whistle...mark and goal.

But the icing on the cake was to not call that punch over the line not deliberate. No player there.

They have been on that ALL YEAR FOR MUCH MUCH LESS.

As soon as it can impact a crows game they change their minds.

Come on.

Really.

If thats not bias umpiring there never has been.

I just hope its discussed during the week because I need to know how it was justified.

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Just now, Jaded said:

To blame anyone but ourselves for that loss is to wallpaper over the obvious cracks that have been there since we beat Richmond. 
I hope this is the loss we had to have because boy did we play poorly for large chunks of that game. Oliver kept us in it,  but beyond that we had a really embarrassing amount of players who played like selfish millionaires. 
In footy you get out what you put in. We put in no effort for an hour. We’ve been getting away with it, but eventually your luck runs out. 
Salem is also basically our most important player. Our backline was exceptionally poor without him. He covers for the mediocrity of Hunt and Hibberd. 

Our skills remain poor

The one thing Goodwin hasn't managed to change

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Too many passengers today. Far far too many players just terrible. Clarry nearly got us out of jail but I would have felt that we’d stolen one. Terrible non-calls at the end. Never like to look at umpiring but the sport would be better if it was consistent.  

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It's a shame, that was one of the all time great games from Clarry. And yet a couple of cowards in yellow ruined it. 

Anyway we should never have let them get so close and I've never seen May and co play so badly. 

 

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Max is a liability with ball in hand.

Oliver incredible game.

Few blokes Hibberd, Hunt and others continually exposed one-on-one.

Jackson is a machine.

Weed was terrible.

You shouldn't lose 16 points up with five minutes to go.

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We had too many passengers tonight, slow across the ground and general awareness was terrible. The run downnkn Max when we had 2 outliers....... Never Jetta is cooked, Salem is so critical to the back six 

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I’m not angry, I’m just disappointed.

Although to be honest, I’m not even that disappointed. It was a hot contest, we were below our best, and it was bound to happen sooner or later. Bring on the Dogs.

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