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POSTGAME: Rd 17 vs Port Adelaide



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8 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.

 

Limited Wines at the contest but he had 33. Viney has to get his spread running back and has to do something that resembles AFL footy with the ball otherwise we won’t get far.

The combination with Harmes is particularly concerning. 

Both absolutely butchering it.

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1 minute ago, DeeSpencer said:

Limited Wines at the contest but he had 33. Viney has to get his spread running back and has to do something that resembles AFL footy with the ball otherwise we won’t get far.

The combination with Harmes is particularly concerning. 

Both absolutely butchering it.

Viney was better today than the last two weeks in getting and using the ball. Still missed some targets but he was at least lowering the eyes and looking to hit lead up targets.

Harmes, though. Not a great game IMO.

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3 minutes 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

My theory about that earlier today seems to have some merit. Hopefully it proves dividends towards the end of the year.

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2 minutes ago, Purple77 said:

Also - from a Port supporting mate speaking after Kysaiah's one step goal;

"Why can't we have a small forward do something like that"

Absolute music to my ears. We have a ripper.

Short memory, Robbie Grey? 

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3 minutes ago, DeeSpencer said:

Limited Wines at the contest but he had 33. Viney has to get his spread running back and has to do something that resembles AFL footy with the ball otherwise we won’t get far.

The combination with Harmes is particularly concerning. 

Both absolutely butchering it.

Our players worked so hard to give it to Viney who was in a better position only for Viney to throw it on the boot as quick as possible across his body. It was probably my only standout negative for the night.

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2 minutes ago, DemonOX said:

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

I thought that’s what happened! Then I thought nah, surely not. But yeah, they defs played maybe a couple of seconds of it. I’m glad you mentioned it coz I thought it was just me getting old. ?

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13 minutes ago, titan_uranus said:

@A F Viney 88% TOG tonight.

We clearly set ourselves for this game, didn't we? JJ back up to 75% too, and this week it was time for Rivers, Spargo and Jackson to play limited minutes.

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A lot of it is still between the ears for our players. 
 

Against the top teams we are switched on but against lower teams we seem to struggle to be switched on but it’s something we can work on prior to the end of the season. 

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2 minutes ago, Bags said:

That has to be win of the season. Petty was amazing, backs were so solid, mids were methodical and forwards kicked what they should. 

I loved it but i thought that we have had better wins

Bulldogs, Brisbane, Swans were all better wins imo (in that order).

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12 minutes ago, Meggs said:

Meggs was super impressed with Harry Petty tonight, he thought it was the Number 35’s best game in the Red and Blue! 

Easily

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1 minute ago, BAMF said:

Our players worked so hard to give it to Viney who was in a better position only for Viney to throw it on the boot as quick as possible across his body. It was probably my only standout negative for the night.

He went at about 44% disposal efficiency.  Thought he was a liability in the first half, slightly better in the second.

Harmes fumbled about everything!

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10 minutes 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

Would you seriously have expected him to say anything else (ie it wasn't a factor).

Explains the pressure drop you highlighted does it not?

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3 minutes ago, WalkingCivilWar said:

I thought that’s what happened! Then I thought nah, surely not. But yeah, they defs played maybe a couple of seconds of it. I’m glad you mentioned it coz I thought it was just me getting old. ?

They waited for Dixon to take his kick.  Then they played it.

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