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Just now, Return to Glory said:

He was a concern SWYL but perhaps not as big a concern as last week imo

 

Fair call. He still has a long way to go

The Wino was fairly quiet so his job may have been to negate his old mate

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2 minutes ago, BrisbaneDemon said:

Viney needs to be commended for his defensive job on Wines, he was basically a non factor. Viney offence stuff will come.

 

he had 33 touches? lol

Viney got destroyed 

Wines just didn't have anyone else to give it to 

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2 minutes ago, titan_uranus said:

Pickett 4 tackles inside 50, Brown, Jordon and McDonald all 3.

Love that.

Seeing Brown with i50 tackles is fantastic.

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2 minutes ago, Jaded said:

Imagine if we ever convert more than 50% of our shots on goal. What a time to be alive that would be!

Was thinking the same thing Jaded, would be great if we could turn them into goals.

Well we can work on that, so happy.

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12 minutes ago, Deestroy All said:

Imagine if Goodwin played Lever down back for 4 minutes, then in the ruck, then tagging a defender then on the bench then in the ruck again for no reason at all. 

The no reason is he knew Jackson would smash Marshall in the ruck and our defenders were killing them in the air. 

The way we play without a lot of uncontested ball use and flooding numbers up and back makes the talls so important and Port’s talls just didn’t have to. So they had to mix and move Aliir.

For us it’s a matter of whether we can get the same control in the air on the mcg where there’s more space to cover and it’s harder to get pressure. 

 

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Good win on a hostile tract. Good win and how a tall key position player makes a difference. Thaught Brown played quite well. And hats off to Petty.

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1 minute ago, jnrmac said:

Gawn confirming they did a block of hard training around the bye. 

But said it wasn't a factor in their form slump

Yes a very diplomatic answer from Gawny, not wanting to see any blame for the GWS loss, etc., fall on Burgess.

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And the faithless and doubting Thomas fans clamber to get back onto the bandwagon……..

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6 minutes ago, Return to Glory said:

Go you good things. Spargs looks like he could be saddling up for the first at Caulfield.

I thought it was bring your kid to work day. 

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Thought we were outstanding tonight. Structure was on point and Port never knew where to kick, there just wasn't any space. Then when the last resort was to bomb in we just cut it off all night. Our system is exceptional and the players executing it are so committed. 

Trac and Oliver immense. Salem doesn't know the meaning of missing targets. May and Lever fantastic. Will finish this later want to see the highlights!

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Just now, P-man said:

Text from Port mate at the game: “Far too good”.

My work mate is Port. As per tradition, I will get in to work before him and drape a flag over his desk. 

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16 minutes ago, Deestroy All said:

Imagine if Goodwin played Lever down back for 4 minutes, then in the ruck, then tagging a defender then on the bench then in the ruck again for no reason at all. 

Yes, Ken really didn’t put Aliir into a position to succeed.

It was great.

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14 minutes ago, olisik said:

Am I the only one to notice they took ages to play our song after the win and only played it once? Even the DJ is salty that they lost by the look of it

I actually think the doppy aholes started playing the Port song then went I [censored] we didn’t win quick change it.  Idiots. 

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