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13 hours ago, ANG13 said:

I wouldn’t get to worried about it, there’s no way that is happening. Not only is it unfair for the people who haven’t been able to get vaccinated but vaccinated people can still get and spread it. 

Data is still shifting on viral loads in vaccinated v unvaccinated, as is risk. It is undeniable there is breakthrough in the vaccinated, so the question then is: why have a no jab no play policy at all? (Open question).

AZ is available right now to anyone over the age of 18.

Discl: I am vaccinated with AZ and am under 50. God, being unable to say under 40 anymore hurts, badly. :sobs:

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56 minutes ago, Demonland said:

 

Tom Browne's tweet is unclear. Is he saying the AFL could prioritise entry for vaccinated spectators in this year's finals series? Or from 2022 onwards?

After listening to the interview with Neil Mitchell and Pakula, both were emphatic that the no jab no entry policy should not and won't be implemented for the grand final.

 

 

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33 minutes ago, Superunknown said:

Data is still shifting on viral loads in vaccinated v unvaccinated, as is risk. It is undeniable there is breakthrough in the vaccinated, so the question then is: why have a no jab no play policy at all? (Open question).

AZ is available right now to anyone over the age of 18.

Discl: I am vaccinated with AZ and am under 50. God, being unable to say under 40 anymore hurts, badly. :sobs:

Just a pup!

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1 hour ago, Superunknown said:

Data is still shifting on viral loads in vaccinated v unvaccinated, as is risk. It is undeniable there is breakthrough in the vaccinated, so the question then is: why have a no jab no play policy at all? (Open question).

AZ is available right now to anyone over the age of 18.

Discl: I am vaccinated with AZ and am under 50. God, being unable to say under 40 anymore hurts, badly. :sobs:

Apart from any medical reason, it's a good marketing strategy. If people fear they may miss out on something that's important to them it might make them get vaccinated.

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2 hours ago, La Dee-vina Comedia said:

Apart from any medical reason, it's a good marketing strategy. If people fear they may miss out on something that's important to them it might make them get vaccinated.

As long as it is within the official medical advice. ie a 25 year old should not be making a health risk assessment with their doctor RE the risk of the AZ with the "you need this to go to footy finals" over their head.

 

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I had my second AZ jab this morning, just a few weeks ago I looked at the fixture and  I thought I might be able to see the last couple of games at the G. Well it looks the best I can do is perhaps get to the Casey games. Oh well there is still the tenth best option of watching again on TV I guess. Such is life in the 21st century. Oh forgot to mention when I arrived at Sunshine hospital there were 25 people in the Pfizer queue and Zero in AZ, I walked straight in and all was finished in 30 minutes including the compulsory 15 min wait after the injection. Young nurse told they have AZ shots come out of there ears. 

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4 hours ago, Bring-Back-Powell said:

Tom Browne's tweet is unclear. Is he saying the AFL could prioritise entry for vaccinated spectators in this year's finals series? Or from 2022 onwards?

After listening to the interview with Neil Mitchell and Pakula, both were emphatic that the no jab no entry policy should not and won't be implemented for the grand final.

 

 

That is because It won’t be here it will be in WA!!!!!!

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8 minutes ago, deanox said:

As long as it is within the official medical advice. ie a 25 year old should not be making a health risk assessment with their doctor RE the risk of the AZ with the "you need this to go to footy finals" over their head.

 

I have that exact thought over my head (except for the 25 year old bit ?)

But as stated earlier, I can't see a "no jab no entry policy" into the footy until there is sufficient supply of vaccine.

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4 minutes ago, Bring-Back-Powell said:

I have that exact thought over my head (except for the 25 year old bit ?)

But as stated earlier, I can't see a "no jab no entry policy" into the footy until there is sufficient supply of vaccine.

So 2022 is the time.

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6 minutes ago, Demonland said:

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How does this impact our game today and then the match in Perth next week?

Hopefully we fly home tonight and play West Coast in the safe haven that is Victoria ?

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Will the Queensland govt allow a game to go ahead?

Will the WA government allow us into Perth if we’ve been to Queensland ??

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How unlucky are we that this didn’t happen yesterday so we could avoid going there? Genuinely a [censored]. 
Absolutely over this year and this season. 

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12 minutes ago, Demonland said:

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How does this impact our game today and then the match in Perth next week?

Carrara is not one the 11 LGAs in lockdown. So maybe game not impacted? Crowd?

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5 minutes ago, DeeZee said:

Will the Queensland govt allow a game to go ahead?

Will the WA government allow us into Perth if we’ve been to Queensland ??

Both huge questions, I doubt WA will let us in now whether we play today or not 

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1 minute ago, Hell Bent said:

What if some of the GC players live in hotspots though?

Exactly, but lockdown doesn’t start till 4pm so they can get to the game then go home or some sort of quarantine team hub.

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