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Bizarre game but that first quarter was just the salve I needed in dealing with...that other event (no, not the Queen). We arrived switched on; they thought they were having a Sunday stroll. To the Saints' credit, they re-applied themselves admirably after quarter time, while our ability to miss was baffling. Maybe over summer we should have a club-wide goal kicking camp. 

I got my wish of more physicality and instinctive play from Zanker. Didn't lay a tackle but impacted in other ways. Saw a pick-up and handpass from her bootlaces that would put many smaller players in the league to shame. Last season she had 1 behind and many shots that missed completely. This season she's 3 straight after Round 3.

Daisy was just not quite right. Hoping she'll build back some form as she edges towards 50 games (on 45 after R3). Of course, she did have that great one-hander. I'd never count her out.

Liked the game of Fitzsimon and 4 tackles from Bannan was nice to see. Saints fans near me were shocked by Harris's brutal attack on ball and player.

I worry about our defense against more capable attacking teams... BIG test next week.

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3 hours ago, Dees_In_October said:

 Saints fans near me were shocked by Harris's brutal attack on ball and player.

 

Speaking of which...

"Tayla Harris and Jordan Ivey have been offered one-week suspensions following Narrm’s Round 3 match against St Kilda at RSEA Park.

The club will provide an update on its position regarding both incidents in due course."

https://www.melbournefc.com.au/news/1220542/harris-ivey-charged-by-mro

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2 minutes ago, Dees_In_October said:

 

Speaking of which...

"Tayla Harris and Jordan Ivey have been offered one-week suspensions following Narrm’s Round 3 match against St Kilda at RSEA Park.

The club will provide an update on its position regarding both incidents in due course."

https://www.melbournefc.com.au/news/1220542/harris-ivey-charged-by-mro

Well thats no good. Harris is a big loss for the Lions game

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6 hours ago, Lucifers Hero said:

DIO, how badly do you think their suspensions will affect our chances of beating the Lions this week?

Haris is a big blow been in good form and is a big body up forward. Ivey has given us nothing would probably been dropped this week anyhow. 

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