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Farewell Brodie Grundy


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Grundy played in a scratch match against Carlton this morning and everyone got through ok apart from Harmsey who did his hammy. As reported on Ch7 tonight.!!

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1 minute ago, DeeZone said:

Grundy played in a scratch match against Carlton this morning and everyone got through ok apart from Harmsey who did his hammy. As reported on Ch7 tonight.!!

How did Grundy play?

My guess is he'll next week for JVR.

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9 minutes ago, dazzledavey36 said:

How did Grundy play?

My guess is he'll next week for JVR.

Hi Dazzle they only mentioned that everyone got through the hit out bar Harmsey. So sounds like Grundy will be ready to go if picked and I hope that he and JJ come straight into the team.!!

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HUN says Brodie did little, virtually nothing when forward. Schache even less. Harmes did his hammy. Disco went forward and did OK. Spargo the standout.

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22 minutes ago, M_9 said:

HUN says Brodie did little, virtually nothing when forward. Schache even less. Harmes did his hammy. Disco went forward and did OK. Spargo the standout.

My Kingdom for a KPF

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23 minutes ago, M_9 said:

HUN says Brodie did little, virtually nothing when forward. Schache even less. Harmes did his hammy. Disco went forward and did OK. Spargo the standout.

Spargo will come in for Laurie you'd think

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2 minutes ago, dazzledavey36 said:

Spargo will come in for Laurie you'd think

One player who does look for a target kicking into the fifty. Something we’re crying out for.

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2 hours ago, dazzledavey36 said:

Spargo will come in for Laurie you'd think

 

1 hour ago, M_9 said:

One player who does look for a target kicking into the fifty. Something we’re crying out for.

He led the AFL in this regard in '21

We simply don't have a top line key forward to bring in next week. What Spargo is, or can be, is someone who can hit a team-mate in the forward 50 on the chest more than anyone else on our list. 

To NOT include him would be our biggest risk.

 

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7 minutes ago, Palace Dees said:

 

He led the AFL in this regard in '21

We simply don't have a top line key forward to bring in next week. What Spargo is, or can be, is someone who can hit a team-mate in the forward 50 on the chest more than anyone else on our list. 

To NOT include him would be our biggest risk.

 

Probably Turner or Tommo up forward and Spargo for Laurie.

Could you be really adventurous and play AMW?

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18 minutes ago, bing181 said:

Freed max to do what, get 40 disposals instead of only 27?

(BTW, Cox had 9 disposals and 2 marks ... not exactly game-winning)

Get more disposals and kick goals

cox’s incidental acts like taking two Mfc players out and allowing a pies mark and goal don’t count. Things like that 

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11 hours ago, DeeZone said:

Grundy played in a scratch match against Carlton this morning and everyone got through ok apart from Harmsey who did his hammy. As reported on Ch7 tonight.!!

He did a Harmy???

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I know Max plays his best footy when he’s the sole ruckman, but it’s a big ask for him to ruck solo for four successive games should we get to the GF.

Grundy in means Max plays, say, 50% forward. Would certainly test both Blues and Lions(?) defenders.

A bonus if Grundy could snag a goal or two.

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Grundy should come in and share ruck duties.
Gawn was immense in the ruck. But now he has to sacrifice for the team to get the most out of someone else possibly at the (hopefully minor) expense of his own game.

Can he do it? From his rhetoric, he will ask Goodwin for Grundy to play - I just hope he knows that what that means for him. 

Those that want the Grundy Experiment to continue into next year - this is it, and it is on Max to make it work.

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13 hours ago, M_9 said:

HUN says Brodie did little, virtually nothing when forward. Schache even less. Harmes did his hammy. Disco went forward and did OK. Spargo the standout.

Would be a big risk to try Disco forward but he is mobile and can take a grab - can see him adding more as a forward than Grundy tbh 

 

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5 minutes ago, rpfc said:

Grundy should come in and share ruck duties.
Gawn was immense in the ruck. But now he has to sacrifice for the team to get the most out of someone else possibly at the (hopefully minor) expense of his own game.

Can he do it? From his rhetoric, he will ask Goodwin for Grundy to play - I just hope he knows that what that means for him. 

Those that want the Grundy Experiment to continue into next year - this is it, and it is on Max to make it work.

Wether he plays or not he will not be at the demons next year. With Roo out we need another tall and there is no one else.

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