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That goal could be very important, but we can't continue playing the same method or we've got no chance. We have to go quick, and use McNamara, Bannon, Hore, Paxman as handball links in a chain and try to get over the back or ping pong through them.

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Just now, wizardinoz said:

She certainly won't chase her opponents.

I reckon Harris has some mental demons - she is afraid to go 100% when there's something on the line. She'll cannon into whoever is in her way in the H+A series, but come a final she goes into her shell.

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Harris needs to be a decoy, take the defenders with her & have hore or Bannan forward. 

Still annoyed by Birch's undisciplined bump that helped them get there 1st goal.

Anyway we are still in this but Adelaide have cut off our corridor use really well. We just have to find other ways to goal 

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Doesn’t matter now but why take Bannan off with 50 secs to go until halftime. I would’ve left her on as she seems the only spark at the moment.

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Just now, CYB said:

Their list also hasn't been raided as much as we have had to cough up over the years. 

it's about to be - at least 5 players (including philips) going to the pear next season

they are SO STRONG in the contest then the way marinoff and hatchard are SO QUICK break to space - we can't keep up with em

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I’d move Shelley Scott to deep forward to give a hand to Harris. 
Scott has the strength and attitude to unsettle Crows backs. 

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Harris has 3-4 Crows on her every time ball goes forward, where are the 2-3 free Demons.
 

Someone lead left, right, short or out the back!

Crows stronger, but if Demons can be a bit smarter going forward they might get lucky.

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The Crows are bigger, faster, stronger and cleaner. If they could kick straight this would be a wipeout

but they've given us a sniff. hopefully that goal inspires the team becuase we've been insipid so far

 

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Go you good thing Alyssa! Here’s an idea…..at every secured possession = mark or free kick, put the big units (L. Pearce, Harris, Zanker) in the middle 35 metres up.. Kick it to them, with Bannan, McNamara, Goldy coming past for the feed or at the spill. No boundary possession stuff. Straight up the middle….bully the contest and up the middle again. Possessing the boundary and giving them time to set in defence isn’t ever gonna do it against the Crows. Ever. Only way is higher risk corridor footy. Umpiring horrendous btw. No favour either side, just bad. 

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1 minute ago, Dee Zephyr said:

Doesn’t matter now but why take Bannan off with 50 secs to go until halftime. I would’ve left her on as she seems the only spark at the moment.

That infuriated me, why take off one of your best with less than a minute to go??? Right after she’s kicked a goal?

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1 minute ago, Chook said:

I reckon Harris has some mental demons - she is afraid to go 100% when there's something on the line. She'll cannon into whoever is in her way in the H+A series, but come a final she goes into her shell.

Chelsea Randall has carved her up in both Grand finals she has played on her. She is on Harris again so she may have got into Harris's head already. 

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1 minute ago, D4Life said:

Harris has 3-4 Crows on her every time ball goes forward, where are the 2-3 free Demons

Move it quicker to a fast leading Tayla (not static at home) and she can’t be triple teamed. Otherwise it’s pretty hard to fathom, as you say. 

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2 minutes ago, Nicko said:

I’d love to see Zanker tear the second half apart….

Can't see it.
Done nothing all year.

 

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Just now, D4Life said:

Harris has 3-4 Crows on her every time ball goes forward, where are the 2-3 free Demons.
 

Someone lead left, right, short or out the back!

Crows stronger, but if Demons can be a bit smarter going forward they might get lucky.

I think we have to leave Harris in the guts and see if she just plays herself into the game for us. 

Maybe move Lauren Pearce forward more often. And yep Bannon will win this for us if anyone can.

We are very lucky to still be in this but we've rolled Adelaide before like this.

Time to lift Dees. Get em up Daisy

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