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1 hour ago, Nascent said:

Get the feeling Rutten isn't going to last at bomberland.

Maybe the players are playing for Lord Jimmy, and not Ben, or the club.  They just hope he can bring an injection of enthusiasm (or at least an injection of something). 🙄

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Rutten will start getting described as 'not Essendon enough' soon and that is the path to the door. 

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3 minutes ago, Clintosaurus said:

Rutten will start getting described as 'not Essendon enough' soon and that is the path to the door. 

And on that note...I wonder how Matthew Knights feels about the current situation...

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Dylan Sheil copping plenty on Bomber Blitz, what happened?

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1 hour ago, FarNorthernD said:

I know we would be a different side without Petracca or Oliver but is there a team more reliant on one player than Richmond is on Dusty?

Has anyone ever seen that bloke smile?

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48 minutes ago, picket fence said:

Dylan Sheil copping plenty on Bomber Blitz, what happened?

Barely touched the ball.  Just seemed to strut around.

Parker took the mickey out of him with a shoulder shrug jig after kicking a goal after Sheil fumbled the ball.  The jig suggesting Shiel is frightened to go in hard for the ball.

Video of the sledge here:

-luke-parker-sledge-to-dylan-shiel

Quite funny!

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2 minutes ago, Lucifers Hero said:

Barely touched the ball.  Just seemed to strut around.

Parker took the mickey out of him with a shoulder shrug jig after kicking a goal after Sheils fumbled the ball.

Video of the sledge here:

-luke-parker-sledge-to-dylan-shiel

Quite funny!

So much support there for sledging.  A fine example to juniors.

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Cant agree Sue sorry but a bloke who is on megabucks is deemed to be not going hard enough cops it, I reckon thats fair enough

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2 hours ago, FarNorthernD said:

I know we would be a different side without Petracca or Oliver but is there a team more reliant on one player than Richmond is on Dusty?

No.

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38 minutes ago, whatwhat say what said:

shiel is signed on big, big money til the end of 2024 and doesn't look like an afl level player

he can ONLY play in the midfield and his effort and impact is not even close to being good enough at the moment

peptides in a world of pain...such a shame

Such a shame.. NOT

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2 hours ago, picket fence said:

Dylan Sheil copping plenty on Bomber Blitz, what happened?

Apart from the Parker incident, there was also a point in the game where one of his team mates (I think it was Redman) was absolutely paying out on Shiel for not doing his share in defending.

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Shame I'm not doing tipping this year, it looks like I'm 6/6 so far.

Very happy to see St Kilda beat Geelong yesterday. Looks like the slide is on!

I agree with some others on here that it looks as though the 8 is set. I'm just hoping both Geelong and Richmond draw eachother in an Elimination Final so as to take care of one of themselves.

And my early pick is St Kilda to take a top 4 spot along with us Fremantle and Brisbane. I thought they gave the best 4 quarter effort of any team against us last week.

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6 minutes ago, Bombay Airconditioning said:

Hoping Suns can get the job done today, not much of a crowd by the looks of things.

They’re in the game just so panicked kicking inside 50, many times now they’ve bombed off one step to no-one when they had far more time!

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Freo facing their first real threat in the Suns up there.

The Melbourne boys were all pretty bullish on Gold Coast after playing them. I trust their football judgment, and Fremantle play a lot like Melbourne.

Even though the Suns have had some bad losses this year I reckon the fact the Suns play honest football these days means other teams can cut them up but teams that play properly like Melbourne and Fremantle will struggle a little more to get over the top of them.

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