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TRAINING: Wednesday 12 January 2022


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With acknowledgement to NP, my source outside the wire.

B.Brown finished off drills well with his shots on goal. Sparrow was sharp all morning. Usual efficient work from Viney, Trac & Clarrie. Clarrie spent a bit of time one on one with Goody.

As usual 1st day back the newbies only did half the session but they all did the running with ease and have good hands.

Harmes, Gus, Lingers, Weids, Spargo, Hibbo, Melks, Rosman, Rivers, Fritta, all on light duties.

The running at the beginning saw about 10 groups spaced out around the oval. After about 2 or 3 laps, the groups had not strung out at all like I have seen in previous years!!

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I noticed Gawny was in the red hat (no physical contact) on Monday. Does anyone know what's going on with him? he seemed to be running well, so maybe it's an upper body injury. 

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15 hours ago, Caligula's cohort said:

I noticed Gawny was in the red hat (no physical contact) on Monday. Does anyone know what's going on with him? he seemed to be running well, so maybe it's an upper body injury. 

Maybe he is still recovering from that (possibly) game changing assault by that dwarf on 25 September? 🤭

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55 minutes ago, monoccular said:

Maybe he is still recovering from that (possibly) game changing assault by that dwarf on 25 September? 🤭

Or more likely from hoisting the cup multiple times.

Lifting my arms to celebrate Bang! Bang, bang, bang leads to chronic soreness.

Long may it last.

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16 hours ago, Caligula's cohort said:

I noticed Gawny was in the red hat (no physical contact) on Monday. Does anyone know what's going on with him? he seemed to be running well, so maybe it's an upper body injury. 

No red hat here. 

 

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19 hours ago, dworship said:

With acknowledgement to NP, my source outside the wire.

B.Brown finished off drills well with his shots on goal. Sparrow was sharp all morning. Usual efficient work from Viney, Trac & Clarrie. Clarrie spent a bit of time one on one with Goody.

As usual 1st day back the newbies only did half the session but they all did the running with ease and have good hands.

Harmes, Gus, Lingers, Weids, Spargo, Hibbo, Melks, Rosman, Rivers, Fritta, all on light duties.

The running at the beginning saw about 10 groups spaced out around the oval. After about 2 or 3 laps, the groups had not strung out at all like I have seen in previous years!!

Excellent thanks, I might possibly be able to get down to Casey Friday if all goes well.

Cheers P.F

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19 hours ago, dworship said:

The running at the beginning saw about 10 groups spaced out around the oval. After about 2 or 3 laps, the groups had not strung out at all like I have seen in previous years!!

I really, really hope that the groups were not strung out because the slower runners have sped up, not the other way around.

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9 hours ago, Chook said:

Sparrow is an absolute beast. After Jackson, he is the young player I'm the most excited about.

I am excited about them all

Dogga Kossie Riv Sparrow Jordon Petty 

Bowser Laurie Rosman 

JVR Howes Taj AZW Judd McVee

Turner Bedford ? Deakyn Smith  ? 

well May we look like that with our 22-25 yo champs running  around in 2/3 years time!! Trac Clarry ANB Spargo Lingers Angus Salo Jake ( Rick) Jack V Weid ?J.Smith ? Hunty ? Harmsey 

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22 hours ago, La Dee-vina Comedia said:

I really, really hope that the groups were not strung out because the slower runners have sped up, not the other way around.

It doesn't pay to try and read too much into the second day back after the Christmas break LDC. Having just won a flag I find myself in the position of thinking they obviously know what the are doing, I will worry in early March.

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11 hours ago, demon3165 said:

What time do they start down at Casey?

If they are training there, they start around 9.30 AM

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47 minutes ago, spalding said:

does anyone know if Dogga is back yet?

yes he was pictured at most recent training sporting some new ink 

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6 minutes ago, Sydee said:

yes he was pictured at most recent training sporting some new ink 

Looks like he’s got a sponsorship from the Tree of Life brand 😉 As for the rest, I fear he’s going for the Libba or Charlie Dixon, prison tatt look.

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Let me be upfront. I don't like tattoos. Never have. Never will.

But if I did, I'd be concerned about the apparently unregulated pigments in Australia. This story refers to changes being made in Europe to ban some pigments considered to be carcinogens. It also points out that about one quarter of the European population aged between 18-35 has some ink.

Note the story refers to the possibility pigments are leading to "reproductive difficulties". I hope all our tattooed players stay safe and healthy, but just imagine missing out on a Luke Jackson son because the tattoo pigment affected his ability to reproduce.

PS: I wonder how many people with tattoos are anti-vax because of concerns about what impact the vaccine may have in the longer term? 

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On 1/11/2022 at 11:48 PM, Caligula's cohort said:

I noticed Gawny was in the red hat (no physical contact) on Monday. Does anyone know what's going on with him? he seemed to be running well, so maybe it's an upper body injury. 

Probably because he can wear it if he wants to.

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