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If we maintain our form, our defensive & midfield are better than all & on par with the tigers, barring injuries and mental toughness & selfless team footy we should finish top 4, as MFC supporters we are anxious & hopping the falling of the cliff dosent raise its ugly head.

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Sydney had no answers last night. Very poor performance. They'll be purely making up the numbers come finals time.

Richmond are the team i fear the most. If they get on a roll they'll be hard to stop. Hoping West Coast can beat them tomorrow.

Geelong can't be discounted but they are so old and September is still in the distance. They'll run out of gas.

Dogs and Lions pretenders. Their game plan doesn't hold up against us.

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19 hours ago, Better days ahead said:

Sydney had no answers last night. Very poor performance. They'll be purely making up the numbers come finals time.

Richmond are the team i fear the most. If they get on a roll they'll be hard to stop. Hoping West Coast can beat them tomorrow.

Geelong can't be discounted but they are so old and September is still in the distance. They'll run out of gas.

Dogs and Lions pretenders. Their game plan doesn't hold up against us.

We can/have beat them all. 

The game plan(s) stack up.

It's now merely the proposition of whether we bring the pressure on any particular game day, adhere to structures and/or remain relatively injury free.

There is no doubt about our Tier One credentials 

It's been a long time coming... 😇:)

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2 hours ago, Better days ahead said:

Sydney had no answers last night. Very poor performance. They'll be purely making up the numbers come finals time.

Richmond are the team i fear the most. If they get on a roll they'll be hard to stop. Hoping West Coast can beat them tomorrow.

Geelong can't be discounted but they are so old and September is still in the distance. They'll run out of gas.

Dogs and Lions pretenders. Their game plan doesn't hold up against us.

I thought Geelong on Thursday were very average and think the Lions are more a danger than them.  On Thursday as soon as Port got on top around stoppages Geelong got carved up.  They conceded 14 goals from 45 inside 50s and most in groups quite quickly, because they are running forward of the ball a lot.  I’m looking forward to Geelong versus dogs next week. Whoever wins the ignorant media will be touting as flag favourites.  Whoever loses will be the bigger threat as they ‘may’ fix their clear front running issues that will come unstuck big time in finals.

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Been flat out all day, thought I would unwind with some footy. Switched on try Freo v Suns. O my goodness, it is appalling. Slow, atrocious skills, 2 poor game plans. 

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7 minutes ago, Maldonboy38 said:

Been flat out all day, thought I would unwind with some footy. Switched on try Freo v Suns. O my goodness, it is appalling. Slow, atrocious skills, 2 poor game plans. 

I just started watching about 15mins ago, had the same thought, worst 15mins of footy I’ve seen for awhile, just basic turnover after turnover by both teams. 🤪

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5 minutes into half-time and the Auskickers have already outscored both teams. It felt like we went back to 16 minute quarters.

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For the advocates of increasing the finals series to include a wildcard game (and the 21st century trend of rewarding mediocrity) there's every chance it could be played by these two teams. 

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I know it destroyed our season but even placing that bias aside, Cairns is hands down the worst place in Australia to play a game of footy. 

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I don't think I'll ever stop being annoyed that we lost that game against Adelaide. I mean, it may be the last thing I say before I die "I wish we hadn't lost to the bloody croowwssss…"

Then I cark it.

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I like the predominantly yellow Adelaide guernsey much more than their home version. The game itself though is rubbish and fitting of it's backwater venue. 

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A couple of things I've noticed again tonight that puzzle me about today's footballers:

1.  The practice of spinning the ball in their hands as they're lining up for goal.

2.  Taking a mark in the forward line then walking back not facing the goals.

The first may just be a habit but the second was drummed into us from under 12s as a big no-no.

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33 minutes ago, Jaded said:

How in the world did Adelaide beat us? They are trash. 

If the game took a look at itself in the mirror, and saw this game. It would make some serious life changes!!

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