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GAMEDAY: Rd 15 vs Brisbane


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The two top teams.  We are missing key personnel, but so are Brisbane.  Neither team has been in good recent form.
We have had a number of players well below their best in recent weeks, and a few for quite a bit longer than that.  If these players return to something like their best, we win comfortably.  If not, we struggle.  Classic 8 point game.  Time to put off-field distractions behind us, discard any fatigue from ‘loading’ and assert ourselves.  Go Dees!

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Bye - what bye ? Seems like we’ve had 10 day break whilst others had 13-14. Nonetheless hopefully there was time for the players and coaches to refresh and reset and get back to the required high standards expected all across the ground.
 

No Gawn. No Tmcd.  We need to see what LJ and the Weid can deliver.  With chance, comes opportunity!! 

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On the road (bus as train not running today). Alarm didn't waken me (I'm deaf and slept on) 

. Neighbour woke me and sped the 45 minute trip to the station in 20 mins (absolute legend)

SO like a well oiled machine we can overcome all adversity and recover poise and salvage victory from the jaws of defeat.

GO DEES

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Thought I'd give a plug to the Pink Lady cause:  If folks can afford to, chip in some $ to this most worthy cause💗.  Donate before June 30 for an immediate tax deduction.  Folks can buy a 'virtual seat' at the G for tonight's game:  https://www.pinkladymatch.com.au/donations

There are also PLAY4BCNA beanies on sale via the BCNA website.

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And don’t forget y’all… it’s the PINK LADY match! 
Maybe add a touch of pink to your attire tonight. Think pink is unmanly? The boys are all running around in pink socks tonight. Tell Jack Viney pink is unmanly. 🤣

Our banner looks AMAZING! And I was told yesterday that BCNA are extremely happy with it, and just as happy with the MFC for continuing to support them by hosting this match every season. 💖

GO DEES!

edit: see @Lucifers Hero’s post, above. Thanks Luci 😘

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Round 12 last year is on Fox now. Things I have noticed so far are the Lions go the man early, umps are dreadful on holding the ball or incorrect disposal, and you can't touch Hipwood or Daniher.

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Midfield needs to fire tonight. Clarry is a jet every week, but Petracca has been down on impact since illness. If he can return to form it’ll go a long way to us winning. Mids need to lower the eyes going inside 50 and forwards need to stay in motion and present. It’s really that simple for us.

Dees by 11 points.

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4 minutes ago, Clintosaurus said:

Round 12 last year is on Fox now. Things I have noticed so far are the Lions go the man early, umps are dreadful on holding the ball or incorrect disposal, and you can't touch Hipwood or Daniher.

I was lucky enough to see that game live - for me it was really the start of believing we were the real deal 

Up to half time they had us covered easily - second half we simply ran harder and moved the ball quickly. Zac Bailey was very handy for them with 4 goals so him out is a positive - flip side we got 3 or 4 I think from TMac who is missing :(

If we don't lift our intensity significantly and get more efficient with ball in hand we can't win tonight - hopefully tonight things change and they can get the season back on track  

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 9 days or so  isnt exactly a huge freshen-up but im hoping its enough. We have been slammed in the media until good ol' Jordy helped give us some respite from the front pages (bless his cotton socks)

Tipping us to win by 3 or 4 goals.

Go Dees!

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5 minutes ago, ding said:

 9 days or so  isnt exactly a huge freshen-up but im hoping its enough. We have been slammed in the media until good ol' Jordy helped give us some respite from the front pages (bless his cotton socks)

Tipping us to win by 3 or 4 goals.

Go Dees!

Maysie owes Jordy a couple of froffies!  What could go wrong?! :) 

 

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As others have noted, bailey out is huge.

One, he is a total gun.

Two, he is the exactly the sort of forward we struggle to contain ie gun small to medium goal kickers.

The lions usually really stretch us in that regard, because they have bailey and Cameron (not to mention half forwards McCarthy and this year raynor, and mids like mccluggage).

With bailey out we have more options for Cameron.

On that, you'd think hibbo gets first crack on Cameron.

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