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11 hours ago, Doug Reemer said:

I think you've sold a few short there.

Travis Johnstone would be a handy addition on the wing & Jeff White would be a pretty option replacement for Luke Jackson? 

Unfortunately for Trapper he was all one way, when he was hot he was white hot, his foot skills would have been a dream in our line up no doubt.

When he wasn't he was a liability, didn't tackle or apply any sort of pressure this all has to be put into the equation.

He wouldn't have had half the work rate without the ball of the modern wingman ala Langers or Gussy could you see him dropping into holes and protecting our defence? No chance.

As for Jeff White he was a premier ruckman in his time and i just couldn't see him taking the mantle off Gawny as our figurehead.

As for Action yes currently Jeff is granted a better ruckman than what Action is at this point in time, but thats not his major role in the side.

Jacko is our 2nd ruck who spends around 20-30% of a game time in our forward line something Jeff never did much of.

Plus Action is excellent below his knees once the ball goes to ground and his agility around the contest is also a major weapon.

 

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5 hours ago, Demonsone said:

Don't need 2004 to remind them, just look back to 2020 Cairns 2 game debacle and last round 2017 vs Pies which both cost them playing finals!

The AFL's finest hour giving us two games in Cairns' monsoonal weather.

They couldn't give a toss about us last year.

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21 hours ago, The heart beats true said:

Cool, but also if they don’t fall over does that not mean that we as a supporter base can officially trust the club, and give it more credit?

Just trying to understand how this all works. What an exciting time to be a supporter! So much on the line.

Older supporters like myself who have seen brief final appearances and seen them climb the mountain so far but fall off the cliff....This is essentially the same group that blew it last year in Cairns debacle cost them finals and yes absolutely secure a top 4 spot this year and will give them credit but even more so winning the flag!

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16 hours ago, Win4theAges said:

The AFL's finest hour giving us two games in Cairns' monsoonal weather.

They couldn't give a toss about us last year.

No that was when we smashed Adelaide in '98 who then side-stepped us through to the GF. Taken from Dud AFL Finals Fixturing, Vol 1, P1.

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I'm not concerned about all this talk of not showing up and then beaten by Crows, Magpies and Giants, then drawing with Hawks.

After all - we won't be playing any of them in the finals anyway. Our games will be against other teams in the 8 and we've beaten them all.

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