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3 hours ago, red&blue1982 said:

Are we joking about Brayshaw? He needs time in the seconds to get back in form.

No you are not watching or seeing his team efforts They are in front of you on the screen or at matches Watch him do the 1% ers as well snd support for the backs and forwards.

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3 hours ago, Dr.D said:

 

Fritsch - prefer his snapping

McDonald - great despite errors

Weideman - 2 timely goals

Gawn - Mr. Butter fingers

Pickett - slight form slump

Harmes - looked dynamic again

Petracca - quiet 2nd half

Jordon - important goal early

Spargo - season best game

May - a complete game

Salem - surprise kicking errors

Jackson - Not a forward

Lever - setting intercept records

Brayshaw - better than previous

Oliver - enters Brownlow favouritism  

Hibberd -composed yet bullish

Langdon - surprisingly quiet game

Melksham -some untimely errors

Rivers - what a jet

Hunt - needs to lift

Neal-Bullen - salvaged his career.

Petty - confidence boosting game.

 

Very good DrD but leave Jacko alone he is rucking  about 50% and performing and we are getting Gawny both forward  and back who influences the game as long as he doesn't drop the marks!

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Joeboy - narky as usual 

Fritsch - Clever brave footballer

McDonald - Massive work rate

Weideman - Presenting and Working

Gawn - Returned to Form

Pickett - Never gives up

Harmes - outstanding tagging role

Petracca - Inspirational team game

Jordon - Another RS nomination 

Spargo -  Clearly Best 22

May - Rock of Gibralter

Salem - did his job

Jackson - Another team player

Lever - genius at work

Brayshaw - brilliant team play

Oliver - Best on Ground

Hibberd - tough as nails

Langdon - good not great

Melksham -  needs to lift

Rivers - season best game

Hunt - was rarely sighted

Neal-Bullen - very good game

Petty - faith being repaid

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4 hours ago, 58er said:

Very good DrD but leave Jacko alone he is rucking  about 50% and performing and we are getting Gawny both forward  and back who influences the game as long as he doesn't drop the marks!

His rucking is superior to Gawn at the moment

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8 hours ago, Juk3b0x said:

Re-watch the game... Brayshaw was sensational as the defensive wing.  Don't recall him losing a single one on one, and his 1% efforts were fantastic.  He did everything you could ask him to do without the football.

Daisy Pearce was on the money all game, that he was doing a brilliant, thankless job on the wing.

Fantatsic post on Brayshaw summed up his night.

Can debate on him cease, its just not fair or accurate as to his value defensively for the team. Plus has a great football brain and decision making capability(can't have too many of those). Sure he fluffs it sometime but let's move on. Langdon Oliver Brayshaw - best centreline in the AFL.

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6 minutes ago, Demon17 said:

Fantatsic post on Brayshaw summed up his night.

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Sure he fluffs it sometime but let's move on.

92% efficiency last night…

Not a comment at you Demon17, but I am sure some posters just look at the disposals count to work out best players…

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10 hours ago, joeboy said:

 

Lever - genius at work

 

Fascinating post game interview showed Lever had practically lost his voice, such was his shouting and directing during the game. Richo commented on hearing it all night leading the defence or just helping tie it all together with his defensive team mates.

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5 minutes ago, Steno said:

92% efficiency last night…

Not a comment at you Demon17, but I am sure some posters just look at the disposals count to work out best players…

All good. I was referring to some earlier games but gee he was great last night.  He and Spargo might just be the 2 smartest footballers in the team.

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43 minutes ago, Demon17 said:

All good. I was referring to some earlier games but gee he was great last night.  He and Spargo might just be the 2 smartest footballers in the team.

For sure the IQ is there, but what about most natural? I can't make up my mind, torn between Oliver and Kozzie, and would entertain arguments on another half dozen.

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6 hours ago, 58er said:

Very good DrD but leave Jacko alone he is rucking  about 50% and performing and we are getting Gawny both forward  and back who influences the game as long as he doesn't drop the marks!

don't get me wrong, i love jackson in the ruck. But not in the forward line and I don't like Gawn in the fwd line either. If you can't kick straight you shouldn't be in the forward line. That's my personal belief. It's too much of a momentum swinger.

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4 hours ago, DaisyDeeciple said:

Joeboy - narky as usual 

Fritsch - Clever brave footballer

McDonald - Massive work rate

Weideman - Presenting and Working

Gawn - Returned to Form

Pickett - Never gives up

Harmes - outstanding tagging role

Petracca - Inspirational team game

Jordon - Another RS nomination 

Spargo -  Clearly Best 22

May - Rock of Gibralter

Salem - did his job

Jackson - Another team player

Lever - genius at work

Brayshaw - brilliant team play

Oliver - Best on Ground

Hibberd - tough as nails

Langdon - good not great

Melksham -  needs to lift

Rivers - season best game

Hunt - was rarely sighted

Neal-Bullen - very good game

Petty - faith being repaid

Good. only criticism for me would be too nice on Gawn and Pickett. Gawn dropped a lot of marks and has been doing some dumb things like with 50 seconds to go in the 3rd qtr he has the ball at half forward and he wants to slow it down. Wrong decision .Ended up getting called to play on and turning it over and potentially giving the dogs momentum at the break. 

Pickett was the pickett of last year. Fumbled and missed 1 or 2 easy goals. Time to slow down again and do the basics well first. 

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9 hours ago, Dr.D said:

I understand the commentary around Brayshaw. I think he has been extremely poor the last few weeks and is lucky to hold his spot. Tonight he was much better but usually he is a liability on the wing due to his lack of leg speed. And his kicking skills have been way off. But credit where credit is due, he was efficient tonight. 

Ummmm 🤷‍♂️

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37 minutes ago, Dr.D said:

don't get me wrong, i love jackson in the ruck. But not in the forward line and I don't like Gawn in the fwd line either. If you can't kick straight you shouldn't be in the forward line. That's my personal belief. It's too much of a momentum swinger.

Its a fair comment. Luke is great in the ruck because he is suberb at ground level.

But then we are lacking a key forward a lot of the time. Max doesnt always go frwd and when he does he often misses goals.

Luke up forward isnt really impacting the scorboard either.

Not sure of a solution but since we are having our best season for  a long, long time Im not too concerned . 

 

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26 minutes ago, Dr.D said:

Good. only criticism for me would be too nice on Gawn and Pickett. Gawn dropped a lot of marks and has been doing some dumb things like with 50 seconds to go in the 3rd qtr he has the ball at half forward and he wants to slow it down. Wrong decision .Ended up getting called to play on and turning it over and potentially giving the dogs momentum at the break. 

Pickett was the pickett of last year. Fumbled and missed 1 or 2 easy goals. Time to slow down again and do the basics well first. 

On Gawn , when I watched again I noticed the marks more, so you have a fair point, but the 1st quarter clearances with which we had a brilliant quarter, seemed in no small part to Max who was tapping much better than the last few weeks, also while he fluffed a few kicks I was well impressed with him picking the ball up and taking it on, seemed more on, hence my comments.

Pickets did more 1%ers than I could count and at one stage split the contest with four dogs. That and two bounces while running down the wing with a tackler in hot pursuit had me frothing at the mouth. So on your 2nd point I demur, he did basics well, just missed a couple of moments for goal, but his pressure was a part of the win.

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10 hours ago, red&blue1982 said:

Are we joking about Brayshaw? He needs time in the seconds to get back in form.

If every player lived up to the standard set by D'land posters, the team would literally get 4,000 possessions in a game.

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53 minutes ago, The Backyard Charizard said:

Ummmm 🤷‍♂️

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lol. please. you can't say that Brayshaw is quick. I don't trust these stats at all. Brayshaw is a plodder and my eyes tell me that. If he has pace, then he certainly doesn't use it defensively. As Connor McGregor would say, he's stuck in the mud

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1 hour ago, Jaded said:

People who don’t appreciate Gus’ role last night don’t appreciate football. 

I've been 'harsh' on him for a long time but he was fantastic last night. He's gotten better almost week by week in the wing role and showed a different type of talent against the Doggies.

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1 hour ago, Cheesy D. Pun said:

If every player lived up to the standard set by D'land posters, the team would literally get 4,000 possessions in a game.

How many times have you used this line?

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2 hours ago, Wizard of Koz said:

His game last night, after first disposal, was as good as any that Tomlinson has played. Fits in well with the boys down back.

May not be quite as solid on the bigger beasts as Tommo was but has more strings to his bow in skills.

Either way a great duo to pick from. 

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1 hour ago, Cheesy D. Pun said:

If every player lived up to the standard set by D'land posters, the team would literally get 4,000 possessions in a game.

Maxy's been getting criticism on here when he lead us like a legend; and you use this line on my comment about Gus, who was good at best! Misdirected. 

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