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The Grand Final Rematch


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It will give the Bulldogs a chance.

To humiliate themselves.

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The Dees are in the entertainment business, the bulltish Blues v Tigs hasn’t been entertaining for years. Let’s hope it’s another fizzer and a huge number tune in/go on the Friday (if we get the game that is). Great concept G Pert!

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4 minutes ago, Dante said:

It seems as if some of our supporters on here are worried that we will lose if we play the GF replay as our season opener.

Why?

 

 A win or loss is immaterial. Great way to reward supporters/ sponsors all the while getting a huge financial windfall for Club.

 

5 minutes ago, Bring-Back-Powell said:

The AFL is averse to playing GF replays  in round 1, so while it may happen it’s no certainty.

Would be a fantastic way to open the season though- Our first Friday night game at the G since 2019.

The AFL is not averse to $. They have hemorrhaged money for 2 years, the sooner they can get money flowing in the better. With the right weather there will be 90000 at the game. Double vacced of course.

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1 hour ago, Petracca said:

Looks like we will be playing the Bulldogs on Friday night round 1 !!!  Bring it on.

https://twitter.com/agerealfooty/status/1450728493055025153?s=20

GO DEES

I’d rather not play them. I’d rather a team we were almost certain to beat being that it’s the first time we have raised the flag since 1965 and I don’t want anything to spoil the night.

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44 minutes ago, Cassiew said:

I’d rather not play them. I’d rather a team we were almost certain to beat being that it’s the first time we have raised the flag since 1965 and I don’t want anything to spoil the night.

We have had a dream season but we still don’t beat teams we are certain to beat often enough. Better a tough game with players fired up by the occasion and opposition.

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1 minute ago, John Crow Batty said:

We have had a dream season but we still don’t beat teams we are certain to beat often enough. 

I know but this is the toughest opponent possible 

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Well, we gotta play them sometime so let's get it done so we can own them for another 3 months. It'll also mean that we'll be all over the media in the lead up to the new season with our game likely to overshadow the warm up act on the Thursday night. 

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so the club has guaranteed we don't travel round 1

play a team with similar preparation as us to start the season

a packed MCG to unfurl the flag, possibly 90K+

and they get the $$$ in early just in case covid rears its ugly head again later in the season

 

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I don't know I kind of feel weird playing the dogs. It's like we will already give them extra motivation afterall they will want revenge obviously. Also I'm sorry but if the situation was the other way around and we lost, I would hate to sit there as a fan watching them raise the premiership flag. I couldn't stomach it and the dogs fans aren't that bad. 

 

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