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I'll be interested in the analysis of the game by those who know - how will Clarkson approach this. Of course, he's not got the cattle he used to, and therefore his approach will be different. How will a team down the bottom of the ladder (but brilliantly coached) approach the task?

 

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I’m not really worried, just mindful that we have been off against lower ranked teams. I really want the player to bring a huge amount of pressure early to overwhelm them and get early scores on the board. 

I’m also excited, I arrived from the UK yesterday and am watching the game from quarantine. Great to watch a game at a normal time, and great to be home. 

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10 hours ago, Rodney (Balls) Grinter said:

AVB is the right man at the right time to step things up a notch for us with his hard as nails defensive intent and attacking attitude.

Tear the Hawks a new one Vanders. 

Vanders reminds me of your namesake.

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4 minutes ago, Pates said:

I’m also excited, I arrived from the UK yesterday and am watching the game from quarantine. Great to watch a game at a normal time, and great to be home. 

Let’s hope you’re celebrating a Welcome Home win tonight!

❤️?❤️?❤️?

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1 hour ago, maximum bob said:

Rain easing, a few light showers during the evening. It's rained a bit during the last few hours so condition of the ground will depend on how fast it soaks it up. It'll be slippery nonetheless.

Also can confirm cold as balls

Sent the husband out to BBQ the steaks. Shiraz has been downed. We are ready. 

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Big day. The boy's U-11 side played in the most atrocious conditions this morning...suffered a gallant loss at the hands of the evil Marist College. Since Marist were top and the Dees are top (I don't count Geelong) then that's the omen for a Demon win.

Also, been at the pub all afternoon trying to warm up.

Go Dees!

 

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15 minutes ago, Pates said:

I’m not really worried, just mindful that we have been off against lower ranked teams. I really want the player to bring a huge amount of pressure early to overwhelm them and get early scores on the board. 

I’m also excited, I arrived from the UK yesterday and am watching the game from quarantine. Great to watch a game at a normal time, and great to be home. 

welcome back .. hope your not sharing a hotel with Katie Hopkins :)

Go Deeeees!

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9 hours ago, Kiss of Death said:

When do we start booing Frosty again?

Personally I'm not one for booing Frosty.

Always respected that he had a fair dinkum crack at it, when he played for us.

I hardly think he went chasing the big bucks, just a guy trying to give himself a reasonable chance of consistently playing at the top level, when he could see the writing on the wall with the stocks of defensive thoroughbreds we now have with May, Lever and Co.

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6 minutes ago, Rodney (Balls) Grinter said:

Personally I'm not one for booing Frosty.

Always respected that he had a fair dinkum crack at it, when he played for us.

I hardly think he went chasing the big bucks, just a guy trying to give himself a reasonable chance of consistently playing at the top level, when he could see the writing on the wall with the stocks of defensive thoroughbreds we now have with May, Lever and Co.

Agreed - in all serious, besides ‘he who shall not be named (who has now retired anyways)’ is there anybody we actively boo?

I can’t think of anybody

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My lucky socks are on. I do need to note that they are Oliver socks I got as a present and while they’ve served me well, Oliver has not kicked a goal in any game I’ve worn them. So it is 100% my fault. 

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4 minutes ago, Kiss of Death said:

Agreed - in all serious, besides ‘he who shall not be named (who has now retired anyways)’ is there anybody we actively boo?

I can’t think of anybody

Initials (please) 

all good, I know who. 

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