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Another ugly win would have covered the cracks again, you cannot pick and choose when to go in this league.

personnel changes is required, our midget forward line isn’t working, our star midfield aren’t hard enough when required.

 

changes next week and a brutal [censored] review Goodwin

[censored] I’m annoyed!! At that pathetic effort.

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Just now, Hayden Junt said:

As much as I love him, Hunt reminds me of Frost sometimes… incredible speed and gains a lot of metres but has the footy IQ of a goldfish

People will pick on Hunt but FMD there are 18 players out there who did SFA today. At least Hunt tried to do something. 

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-15 In clearances 

More scoring shots. More inside 50s. More contested possessions. One less free kick.

This is all on the midfield and [censored] kicking for goal, again

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Sadly this is going to prove to be the game that costs us Top 4. We'll drop to 5th when Port beat us. Still have West Coast in Perth and Geelong in the Cattery after that. [censored]. This is a slightly modified 2017 all over again. 

BBB would have easily been able to milk a couple of frees or take a couple of marks on the lead and that's the difference right there, but the arrogance of Goodwin has cost us big time. 

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1 minute ago, Jaded said:

Oh well who wants to finish top 4 anyway. 
Our midfield should be ashamed of that performance. Viney has to get dropped. He’s a liability. Pickett likewise. 

agree. pickett was a total passenger and has been fr weeks now. vineys kicking was just horrible and yes, was a liability today. 

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Been unraveling for a while.. Hollywood handballs and tackles that don’t stick! Will cost you games every time. Need 2-3 players out after that performance.

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We've shown glimspes of it if games for a month or so, but today we delivered 4 quarters of soft football. We even looked scared of contact, panic handballing dumb little passes to someone 30cm away.

Clearances 39 to 24. Tell me again how we don't need to worry about them.

 

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I knew this would happen. GWS are a backs against the wall side and we gave them a sniff early and they went on with it.

Lost it at match committee not picking BBB.

Out forward line as impotent as a 90 year old bloke reaching for the Viagra.

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Obviously we lost by 50 points !!!

1 minute ago, Earl Hood said:

Had our chances in the last 5 minutes but stuffed up the forward entries. Hunt had three brain fades in a row! 

Probably from trying to do the right thing, but I agree

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Let face it we have all expected the wheel to fall off. They brought no intensity and the decision making was appalling. Got what they deserved. 50 years of rubbish should have known better than expect more

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Sad thing is Hunt gave more in the last quarter up forward  than Spargo, Pickett and ANB did the whole game and he gets pinned 3 times. Back yourself mate and have a shot at the end. 

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Put that one down to Petracca, Hunt and Selection Panel.

For the 2nd week in row Petracca absolutely disgusting by foot inside 50.  Butchered multiple easy chances to deliver the most basic of kicks.  <50% DE again...

Hunt, absolute momentum killing last quarter.  All the praise we've given him for playing such a more composed, mature role this year slowing down hitting the right target and taking the first option - gone in a matter of 3 awful game losing blunders holding the ball.

All the old habits are back, and the same inept forward setup.

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Lost at the selection table. Why play Sparrow if you don't trust him with 55% game time. Surely Brown plays next week?

Pickett and Spargo look woefully out of form at the moment. Witches hats in forward 50

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1 minute ago, Delusional demon 82 said:

Gone 3/6 now , can’t see this team having what it takes to win the flag , they’re brittle , that game was there for the taking 

Club culture, we are a brittle club that get so far ahead of ourselves.  We have achieved nothing, stop accepting mediocrity.

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Easy up guys! Last quarter showed if we bring our pressure, get lots of free uncontested possession through the middle and have extra numbers streaming into fifty we can convert into goals and a big score. Oh wait.   

This is why top teams have a key forward who stays at home. So players like Petracca, Viney, Hunt and Oliver who are below average kicks and decision makers by foot dont have to think too much.  

 

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Those of us old enough have been expecting this to come, and on queue here it is.

Youngsters, we are 3 and 3 in our past 6. Get ready for a rapid drop down the ladder now. It's as sure as Toby Greens head is large.

 

Gobsmacking lack of composure from so many players today. Neal Bullen, Hunt and Hibberd with zero spatial and situational awareness. 

The poor bastards in the back 6 must be pulling their hair out at the dumb turnovers upfield.

Did Kosy play today? Don't recall seeing him. Worrying form dip over the past few weeks.

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