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Really glad that Harmes is back playing good footy in the guts.  Nullifying dangerous opponents, while breaking lines through the centre square and providing some great drive of his own.

There were a good number of people who were writing him off as an ordanary player who no longer had a place in the side.  Clearly an asset the way he's playing at the moment.

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I think we played with extra players in the second half, Hunter and Williams.

Seriously, what a great 3rd quarter, run, run ,run. 

The youngsters, JJ, Petty, Sparrow, Sparg's, Pickett, Rivers, really happy with and for them.

Melky is on such thin ice. His role is difficult to see, if he keeps his spot, it must be what the coaches want.

Robinson, Cameron, kept quiet, Rich did not hurt us.

Their tall forwards were a worry early, then we started playing on our terms.

Some of our quick in close handballs were amazing. Broke the lines and gave us a go.

Oliver, Tracc, Gawn (the rover), TMac, May all great 2nd half and leadership.

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2 minutes ago, Rodney (Balls) Grinter said:

Really glad that Harmes is back playing good footy in the guts.  Nullifying dangerous opponents, while breaking lines through the centre square and providing some great drive of his own.

There were a good number of people who were writing him off as an ordanary player who no longer had a place in the side.  Clearly an asset the way he's playing at the moment.

Playing him in his natural position, works wonders

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Also noticing that we have turned around our centre square clearances since that horrible game in that respects against Sydney.

The combination of Clarry and Gawn were great at winning out of there in the second half and Gawn seems to have got his radar back, with some great knock downs straight into the hands of our on ballers.

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Welcome to Skuit's random post-match thought-bubbles. 

It's nice to support a real football team. I'm so (expletive) proud of the boys tonight. But it's a bizarre feeling though that after so many years supporting the MFC in the wilderness that my pride in the team now has a fatherly quality. 

Have loved Pickett's dressage approach for set-shots all season. Disappointed that BT expressed a similar sentiment tonight before I put it on public record. Yet, I still have time to claim that May's body posture resembles one of the Rolling Stones. 

Paging @demonstone

Eric Hipwood reminds me of what Sam Weideman hasn't been able to achieve. We were literally out-marked in the first half, with Brisbane beating us by first hitting up marking targets at half-forward to negate our usual defensive dominance. 

I was the lone MFC supporter in the venue tonight. A Brisbane guy said it probably wasn't what I was used to coming from Melbourne, before I told him I wasn't from from Melbourne, and then realised I've spent most of my life as the lone MFC supporter. 

Although, if I wasn't a Melbourne supporter, I would probably have an even greater appreciation for how good Oliver and Trac truly are, even though I already think they are two of our best if not greatest ever mid-fielders. 

I bet large on Melbourne for $6.50 at 40+ (gamble responsibly or not at all), and despite the beautiful gritty win I'm getting concerned that we don't have a kill mentality. Started the exact same thread in 2017 and was ridiculed, until . . .

 

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19 minutes ago, Timothy Reddan-A'Blew said:

Shout out to the 5000 predominantly Dees crowd given credit by Max in his post-game. Worth a coupla goals, it seems!?

It was amazing to see so many demon fans there all proud of their team - would say the crowd was at least 80% Dee’s fans 

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I know a true fan watches 4 quarters of a replay so im gonna skip the first half and just watch the second half twice.

GO DEES !!!

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1 minute ago, Rodney (Balls) Grinter said:

Or Chocho

Both of them have put our club on the right track, dare i say it, to win our first flag since 64.

Can't thank them enough, it feels amazing?

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6 minutes ago, Hampton 22 said:

There’s a bloke called Goodwin who deserves a bit of praise

Start of the season he was easily one of the top coaches under pressure, I think a journalist has their big call as him sacked by about round 8 with Williams taking over. There were plenty on here that wanted him gone as well, absolutely credit to Goody in having belief in himself and more importantly the players. 

I keep saying it, there is plenty of footy to play in the year so I’m just enjoying the ride (as I’m sure Simon is as well!). 

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10 minutes ago, Rodney (Balls) Grinter said:

Really glad that Harmes is back playing good footy in the guts.  Nullifying dangerous opponents, while breaking lines through the centre square and providing some great drive of his own.

There were a good number of people who were writing him off as an ordanary player who no longer had a place in the side.  Clearly an asset the way he's playing at the moment.

Mate he was phenomenal. 

Dead set channelling Jack Viney with his hardness and clearence work. He was absolutely superb. 

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6 minutes ago, Rodney (Balls) Grinter said:

Or Chocho

Both of them have put our club on the right track, dare i say it, to win our first flag since 64.

Can't thank them enough, it feels amazing?

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I’m just so stoked with tonight’s win. Can you believe this is OUR TEAM? 

Oh man. I’m hammered. Hammered on the taste of success (and Japanese whisky) that is. 


 

 

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