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OK funlovers, it's that time of the week again.

Today, I have chosen a team (from the backline and in position) consisting solely of footballers who played for the mighty Demons.  The more eagle-eyed among you will have noted that they have all appeared on the Melbourne senior list since the year 2000.

What else do they have in common?

I suspect this one may go off early as it's fairly simple.  Then again, I already know the answer!  :D

B:  Nathan Brown   Steven May   Ryan Ferguson

H/B:  Brad Miller   Ben Holland   Joel Smith

C:  Jayden Hunt   Nathan Jones   Daniel Ward

H/F:  Brad Green   Jesse Hogan   Tom McDonald

F:  Russell Robertson   Mitch Clark   Luke Jackson

R:  Jeff White   Cameron Bruce   Daniel Nicholson

I/C:  James Cook   Jack Fitzpatrick   Steven Armstrong   Dean Kent

 

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daisycutter:  You would need to provide more information.

Port Demons:  Brad was selected for reasons that will become clear once the quiz is solved.  I know he wasn't renowned for playing on the back flank, but I couldn't find a spot for him in that stellar forward line!

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21 minutes ago, wonnabeeri said:

None of them have won a premiership.

Sadly, that goes without saying but it's not the answer I'm looking for.

Clue #1:  In a twist that nobody saw coming (and apologies for my red herring reply to daisycutter's answer, but you should never assume anything), you will be delighted or horrified (delete inapplicable response) to learn that this week's quiz has absolutely nothing at all to do with music or bands.  Don't want to get too predictable!

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4 hours ago, demonstone said:

OK funlovers, it's that time of the week again.

Today, I have chosen a team (from the backline and in position) consisting solely of footballers who played for the mighty Demons.  The more eagle-eyed among you will have noted that they have all appeared on the Melbourne senior list since the year 2000.

What else do they have in common?

I suspect this one may go off early as it's fairly simple.  Then again, I already know the answer!  :D

B:  Nathan Brown   Steven May   Ryan Ferguson

H/B:  Brad Miller   Ben Holland   Joel Smith

C:  Jayden Hunt   Nathan Jones   Daniel Ward

H/F:  Brad Green   Jesse Hogan   Tom McDonald

F:  Russell Robertson   Mitch Clark   Luke Jackson

R:  Jeff White   Cameron Bruce   Daniel Nicholson

I/C:  James Cook   Jack Fitzpatrick   Steven Armstrong   Dean Kent

 

If I walked in to your house - these would all be band members of some of your favourite bands in your cd collection?

Erm.... really briefly

Steven (Brian) May - Queen

Brad (Steve) Miller - Steve Miller Band

Ben (Dexter) Holland - The Offspring

Brad (Pete) Green - Fleetwood Mac

Russell (Robbie) Robertson - The Band

Cameron (Jack) Bruce - Cream

Erm.... cant get  any others...

Oh... your post just came through... shame about the lack of music references...

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3 hours ago, Port Demons said:

Firstly, how the fudge did Brad Miller get selected, and in the backline ?

Don’t hang it on Brad Miller

Not the most naturally gifted but he busted his [censored] for the MFC !
Played around 150 games and is deserving of respect 

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Nobody has come remotely close at this point.

Clue #2:  There is no football connection whatsoever.

I'll leave this open overnight and provide a further clue in the morning if it's still unsolved.

Please be warned that I have a another seven (7!!) of these brainteasers ready to trot out so that I may torment you each Wednesday right up to finals time, assuming I don't receive a Court injunction in the interim.

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Is it topical? to do with the Euros?. A nod to Anglo heritage? There’s no Neitz, no Schwarz, no Yze or Ingersons, No Kropenyiri’s or Jurrahs or Wonnamerri’s

im stumped...

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