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I think JVR’s time has come - maybe for Milkshake or ANB?

But we need someone who can contest a mark up forward. 

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Out:  ANB

In:  Harmes

Hunt gets another go, just!  and id like to see JVR in for Melksham but we wont

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What's the point of bringing in guys like Chandler and JVR now..

We had genuine opportunities to give these guys a crack few weeks back when they were in form to try and get them up to scratch with our forward mix and structure, but no.. we've left it far too late in the season where wins are critical as due to potentially now missing top 4.

Goody's stubbornness once again gets the better of him.

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People just catching up now how horribly bad ANB has been the past few weeks. 

Forget about the talk of dropping him, he's untouchable unfortunately. 

Jordon and ANB both zap every ounce of momentum and transition change we have going just do to their terrible fumbling and poor awareness. 

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1 minute ago, dazzledavey36 said:

People just catching up now how horribly bad ANB has been the past few weeks. 

Forget about the talk of dropping him, he's untouchable unfortunately. 

Jordon and ANB both zap every ounce of momentum and transition change we have going just do to their terrible fumbling and poor awareness. 

Yes both were shocking. Jordan just looks so slow at times.

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Just now, wizardinoz said:

Yes both were shocking. Jordan just looks so slow at times.

Looks completely shot with that knee giving him grief.

Him being out there is an advantage to teams because they can work around him with such ease.

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Out: Forward line coach.

The amount of entries inside 50 only to get kicked straight to the opposition was staggering.

They don’t lead properly, get in each other’s way etc.

And they call this the best league in the land.

FMD.

Local footy have better forward function than us.

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No problem. Relax.  Transfer  our home game  against Carlton anywhere as long its not at the The G.   Max  Gawn says constantly  that  the team  bond when they play interstate. Thats true!  We dont lose and then Brisbane mob in Qld in r23   ok no big deal.We finish 4th we hit Geelong  in the QF.

Good chance we win the flag at the MCG. Dont play at the MCG in H & W games with all this PC nonesense especially against the filth.  They laugh and they beat us  everytime. MFC  do it every year against them. Wake up.   Bangkok City calling you. Stop being so nice all the time. Do Collingwood care??

 

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1 minute ago, Roy Boy said:

Out: Forward line coach.

The amount of entries inside 50 only to get kicked straight to the opposition was staggering.

They don’t lead properly, get in each other’s way etc.

And they call this the best league in the land.

FMD.

Local footy have better forward function than us.

Post of the day. Midfield connection was missing. Bombs by Salem and Trac didn’t help. 

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No way do we drop Hunt or Melksham - neither are the reason we lost tonight.

Carlton are very tall, and have very big bodies in the midfield. Can't drop Hibberd because his size and strength will be needed.

We need a marking tall forward and simply don't have one. I can't see JVR debuting now and we have no one else. I wish Jackson would show some forward form but he is really off the boil at the moment. 

One of ANB or Kozzie must go, preferably both. Their form line is really bad and their decision making tonight was suffocating. Like Goody, I don't like lots of dropping and changing, but enough is enough.

OUT: ANB, Kozzie

IN: Harmes, Chandler.

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The selection dilemma is that neither Harmes nor Bedford have looked like players who would actually be game-changers, whle Bowey had to be dropped after a couple of indifferent performances. For all his faults Ben Brown offers far more than Weideman, and it would be asking a lot of Van Rooyen to make his debut at this critical stage of the season. And Pickett is an enigma. He can be an excitement machine with his bursts of brilliance but he frequently mistimes his acrobatic leaps and does a fair amount of aimless running. Unless Goodwin can sort out the season-long problems in the forward line, I fear any changes are much like moving the deckchairs on the Titanic. Chandler may be an option for Sparrow, but for a coach as conservative as Goodwin it is too late in the season for the left-field proposal in some quarters to bring Joel Smith in, possibly for Melksham. All in all, I don't envy Goodwin's task at the selection table next week. Given that Collingwood are now a pretty good outfit, I doubt if there will be many changes after such a close game.

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ANB 22 pressure acts, our third-most behind Oliver and Viney.

I reckon that's going to keep him in the side.

However, ANB, Pickett, Spargo and Sparrow combined for 0 tackles inside forward 50. Bearing in mind Fritsch and Brown also laid 0 tackles inside 50, that's not going to win us games of football.

Lever only played 85% TOG. Would not at all be surprised if he's carrying an injury.

Meanwhile just as Hibberd and Hunt both regress back into the form that made us all suspect neither was best 22 this year, we've flipped Joel Smith back yet again to a forward at Casey.

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3 minutes ago, Dee-monic said:

The selection dilemma is that neither Harmes nor Bedford have looked like players who would actually be game-changers, whle Bowey had to be dropped after a couple of indifferent performances. For all his faults Ben Brown offers far more than Weideman, and it would be asking a lot of Van Rooyen to make his debut at this critical stage of the season. And Pickett is an enigma. He can be an excitement machine with his bursts of brilliance but he frequently mistimes his acrobatic leaps and does a fair amount of aimless running. Unless Goodwin can sort out the season-long problems in the forward line, I fear any changes are much like moving the deckchairs on the Titanic. Chandler may be an option for Sparrow, but for a coach as conservative as Goodwin it is too late in the season for the left-field proposal in some quarters to bring Joel Smith in, possibly for Melksham. All in all, I don't envy Goodwin's task at the selection table next week. Given that Collingwood are now a pretty good outfit, I doubt if there will be many changes after such a close game.

The fwd line didn’t get 100 points scored against them for the 2nd time in 3 weeks, this is a defensive problem. If we are needing to score 100+ to win games we have already lost.

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We had 29 shots at goal - should lead to an over 100 point score.

Lack of tackles in forward line is a big problem  -leads to ball getting down the other end quickly!!

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6 minutes ago, Dee-monic said:

The selection dilemma is that neither Harmes nor Bedford have looked like players who would actually be game-changers, whle Bowey had to be dropped after a couple of indifferent performances. For all his faults Ben Brown offers far more than Weideman, and it would be asking a lot of Van Rooyen to make his debut at this critical stage of the season. And Pickett is an enigma. He can be an excitement machine with his bursts of brilliance but he frequently mistimes his acrobatic leaps and does a fair amount of aimless running. Unless Goodwin can sort out the season-long problems in the forward line, I fear any changes are much like moving the deckchairs on the Titanic. Chandler may be an option for Sparrow, but for a coach as conservative as Goodwin it is too late in the season for the left-field proposal in some quarters to bring Joel Smith in, possibly for Melksham. All in all, I don't envy Goodwin's task at the selection table next week. Given that Collingwood are now a pretty good outfit, I doubt if there will be many changes after such a close game.

I hate to say it but Pickett is soft. Hears footsteps when it’s tough. Happy to lay on bumps on blokes when they are unprotected but when the game is tough vs the Maynards and the real hard players he is not at all interested in the tough stuff anymore. Rarely puts himself under the drop. Would rather fly at the footy from behind. He’s really not up for the hard ball most of the time. 

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3 minutes ago, Garbo said:

The fwd line didn’t get 100 points scored against them for the 2nd time in 3 weeks, this is a defensive problem. If we are needing to score 100+ to win games we have already lost.

This.

 

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39 minutes ago, SPC said:

Honestly, without emotion.. who cares.. we look a straight sets final side. 

Rubbish.

Kick straight and we win tonight.

Have some faith!!

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1 minute ago, D4Life said:

Rubbish.

Kick straight and we win tonight.

Have some faith!!

We were under siege after halftime. Like all losses this year, we panic and concede goals. Have faith, we are cooked

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