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1 hour ago, Docs Demons said:

Agree but most of their other payers aren't. I was at Metricon last year us V Lions and all they did was bump, push, scrag Gawn off the ball all game. Umpires did nothing so no doubt they will do same and we can only hope the Umpires do something this time.

Apparently we complain to the AFL every week about this and they do nothing.

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5 hours ago, Marcus94 said:

This is what a lions supporter posted on Lions big footy page on Sunday. 

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Comments:

1. Unoriginal and unfair commentary on MFC supporter habits - only team to have 2 finals in history with 90,000 plus crowd (2018). I'll leave the female's description alone, but would be at home in FNQ for sure this Lion supporter

2. Petty is 197 cm, and Tomlinson 194 cm. Don't let research get in the way of an opinion I guess.

3. Has Tmac disappeared?

Some valid comments overall sprinkled with opinion based of nothing at all.

 

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2 hours ago, Doug Reemer said:

Langdon was quiet last week and we won?

He was quiet because the Dogs made a point of using the Brayshaw wing, to try and exploit us, which didn't work because Gus played such a good game.

Good teams now specifically try to not play down the Langdon wing, but with him out of the game, we are much more vulnerable to the ball coming out of our forwardline quickly and the Lions having multiple avenues to get the ball into their attacking 50.

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4 hours ago, Dee Zephyr said:

Just try it......

“I want to see Daniher put a knee into the back of Gawn when Gawn decides to drop back in the hole in our forward 50. We can't let him drift back and take marks untouched, we at least need to make him earn it and expect there to be heavy contact coming.”

Last year the Lions went in with a clear plan to belt Max around the head, jumped into him in marking contests and block him off the footy. Was bloody infuriating to watch. Hopefully we learnt from that and are ready to protect Max this week as he has copped it particularly since the Tigers game.

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3 hours ago, Kiss of Death said:

Only one guarantee - we will be swearing at Rhys “Free Kicks: 15-2” Mathieson when he gets his 8th free kick for dropping the knees. 

Most hate-able player in the league - who was it that had the reverse Brownlow thread for unpopular players on here? This f1og wins it by a country mile.

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2 hours ago, Pollyanna said:

Who is in their top 3 they refer to? I don't expect Neale to play.  Zorko, McCluggage ???  I strongly prefer Petracca and Oliver.

Neale is meant to be playing I believe

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4 minutes ago, Dr. Gonzo said:

Most hate-able player in the league - who was it that had the reverse Brownlow thread for unpopular players on here? This f1og wins it by a country mile.

That’d be me, Dr. G. ?
And something tells me that after this Friday night he may shoot straight to the top of the leaderboard. ?  

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The ability of our wingers to defend and cover the ground, in particular Langdon, is what sets us up and will defeat any and every team this year provided we bring the work rate across the rest of the ground. Minus Langdon it will be very interesting to see how our defensive shape goes.

As for Brisbane, they're a good team, but they haven't exactly been tested yet. Their two best wins against Richmond and Port were both at home. Sure, no Neale, their best player, but their forwards are very hit and miss. Daniher usually gets a heap of it against us and shanks many. Hipwood is hot and cold. Cameron is the match winner down there. Whereas, this year we've tended to have a more even contribution across the ground.

I think we'll drop this one, but we'll win if we bring the same intensity as last week. Can we bring that level and focus two weeks in a row?

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18 minutes ago, Dr. Gonzo said:

Most hate-able player in the league - who was it that had the reverse Brownlow thread for unpopular players on here? This f1og wins it by a country mile.

The self-proclaimed Barometer (previously known as Beast Mode) - laughable. Full of bluster. His best work is limited to staging for frees.

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1 hour ago, Dr. Gonzo said:

Last year the Lions went in with a clear plan to belt Max around the head, jumped into him in marking contests and block him off the footy. Was bloody infuriating to watch. Hopefully we learnt from that and are ready to protect Max this week as he has copped it particularly since the Tigers game.

Yep I’m really hoping the team has learned from the game. Despite being roughed up Max almost always got good purchase on the taps but the smashed us at bounces and stoppages. I really think we have to at least break even with that. 

I sometimes forget the Mitch Robinson at the Lions is the same guy who called us bruise free. I would love for one of the boys to tackle him hard enough (but legally) that has him slow getting up. 

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4 hours ago, Mazer Rackham said:

Bricks. Old yellow bricks, crumbling with age in a garden-wall; the sweet breath of young cows standing in a mountain-stream; the lead roof of a dove-cote — or perhaps a granary — with the mid-day sun on it; black kid gloves lying in a bureau-drawer of walnut-wood; a dusty road with a horses’ drinking-trough beneath the sycamores; little mushrooms bursting through the rotting leaves; and — and — and — not parsnips.

Aren't these lyrics from a Sound of Music song ??

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I have to admit... I havent gotten the hit I usually receive when opening these threads so have gone looking myself. There really isnt too much to add so far though... The Lions supporters all seem pretty level headed and just post about their own team.

Here's the only other one I found worth posting.

Really looking forward to this game, hopefully a good spectacle for the game itself. On paper we seem to matchup really well against each other.

I’d give the Dees the edge in the Midfield with their star power of Gawn, Oliver and Petrecca. However we’re not lacking with McCluggage continued development this year, Lyons getting more appreciation in Neales absence, and Zorko finding his great form of years past. Hopefully our rotational midfielders help close that gap. Im not overly concerned as I think this group will have enough impact to at-least give us a chance at winning.

On the defensive side of things, as mentioned Fritsch has done the majority of the damage for them, Starce has to get the job. He’s crafty at drawing free kicks and generally making the most of his opportunities. McDonalds lead up style can give Harris troubles, I think Adam’s is the best match up there, with Harris taking Weideman. With Kossies speed, really only leave Madden as the potential match up. Lester could be a very important inclusion, otherwise we will be stretched for height with Jackson.

To me, our forward line has become our biggest asset of late, and could be the deciding factor, however with Lever and May their supporters should be equally confident. The Trio of Daniher, Hipwood and McStay has really stretched defenses lately, McStay involvement has been delightful for all supporters. Fully expect one of these players to sacrifice their game to curb Levers output. Charlie’s form of late has been absolutely top notch, they’ve previously played May on Charlie, who generally done a great job. I don’t think they’ll be afforded that Luxury this time, as our height will be a real worry, fully expect another big game from Charlie.

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8 hours ago, Marcus94 said:

This is what a lions supporter posted on Lions big footy page on Sunday. 

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Doesn’t rate or even mention Tom McDonald. Clearly don’t know football. 

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Yep, there’s never much bluster from Brisbane supporters. Not sure why - whether it’s the physical distance (although that doesn’t stop West Coast fans from chirping), the a culture of humbleness, or just the warm weather in Queensland just makes them more relaxed about life in general, but the difference is noticeable.

They’re a team that gives you no reason to hate them. Quiet supporters, humble coach, tough players. I have respect for the way they’re just quietly building. I’m looking forward to this game more than I have any other this year, should be great.

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2 hours ago, WalkingCivilWar said:

That’d be me, Dr. G. ?
And something tells me that after this Friday night he may shoot straight to the top of the leaderboard. ?  

 

2 hours ago, Ben E said:

The self-proclaimed Barometer (previously known as Beast Mode) - laughable. Full of bluster. His best work is limited to staging for frees.

Well he's been dropped for Neale so don't have to worry about being infuriated by him now ?

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1 minute ago, Nasher said:

Yep, there’s never much bluster from Brisbane supporters. Not sure why - whether it’s the physical distance (although that doesn’t stop West Coast fans from chirping), the a culture of humbleness, or just the warm weather in Queensland just makes them more relaxed about life in general, but the difference is noticeable.

They’re a team that gives you no reason to hate them. Quiet supporters, humble coach, tough players. I have respect for the way they’re just quietly building. I’m looking forward to this game more than I have any other this year, should be great.

A lot of them are ex-Fitzroy supporters so may be more humble considering what they've been through?

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20 minutes ago, Nasher said:

Yep, there’s never much bluster from Brisbane supporters. Not sure why - whether it’s the physical distance (although that doesn’t stop West Coast fans from chirping), the a culture of humbleness, or just the warm weather in Queensland just makes them more relaxed about life in general, but the difference is noticeable.

They’re a team that gives you no reason to hate them. Quiet supporters, humble coach, tough players. I have respect for the way they’re just quietly building. I’m looking forward to this game more than I have any other this year, should be great.

A lot of them are real bandwagon supporters up here, since the Broncos have been terrible, they have really gotten behind the lions.

I'm less worried about this game then the dogs, maybe that because we have proven the the competition that we’re the real deal.

Neutral venue, we’re down some key players.

Melbourne by 11 points, May to destroy their forward line.

edit - brain fart ? 

 

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2 hours ago, Rodney (Balls) Grinter said:

You know, they called it that, because most Queenslanders don't have the brain cells to read the word Beer.

Isn't QLD, especially south east QLD just retired Victorian's?

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8 minutes ago, BrisbaneDemon said:

Melbourne by 11 points, May to destroy their backline.

Just when they thought they had us pinned down... Goody unleashes May forward!

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16 minutes ago, Dr. Gonzo said:

 

Well he's been dropped for Neale so don't have to worry about being infuriated by him now ?

Yeah I saw that. Still, I’m sure there’ll be no shortage of other players to get us fired up. Especially if they home in on Maxi ?

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