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2022 GRAND FINAL  

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  1. 1. Who do you think will win?

  2. 2. Who do you want to win?


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4 hours ago, Sir Why You Little said:

Not a single reference to last year’s GF

Thanks CH7

what a hideous day this is

F$&@ I hate Jeelong 

It’s just past 11.am in BKK

Whiskey time

Went out with my new chainsaw and cut some great firewood. Resisted everything about the game. Now to find out the score. 

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Didn’t watch the ceremonials but did I hear correctly that Nathan Buckley was presenting the Norm Smith - the guy who regarded it with such esteem that he chucked it into the crowd?  Amazing. 

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19 minutes ago, monoccular said:

Didn’t watch the ceremonials but did I hear correctly that Nathan Buckley was presenting the Norm Smith - the guy who regarded it with such esteem that he chucked it into the crowd?  Amazing. 

Buckley tucked his medal into his sock, didn't he?  

You may be thinking of Peter Moore and his runners up medal which he threw away in disgust.

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On 9/17/2022 at 10:26 PM, Dr. Gonzo said:

C'mon Geelong!!

Couldn't stand the Swans getting a flag with all the handouts they get - priority "academy" picks Heeney, Mills, Blakey, Gulden, Campbell, poaching Buddy using their additional COLA Salary Cap, who knows what other "ambassador" payments they get to make outside the cap? 

Plus my wife is a Cats supporter 😜

You share a bed with a Jeelong person???

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3 minutes ago, Demonstone said:

Buckley tucked his medal into his sock, didn't he?  

You may be thinking of Peter Moore and his runners up medal which he threw away in disgust.

Isac Smith should throw his into the river.  Just about the most undeserving of a Norm Smith medal I can think of.

Just because they share the same last name.  Sheeesh.

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On 9/18/2022 at 11:34 AM, jnrmac said:

So after much reflection, I have very little interest in this GF.

If I was to think about what is the best thing for the MFC I would say Geelong winning is.

This is a team we owned last year and they went away, licked their wounds recruited smartly and changed their game plan from the boring predictable, easy to set up against game plan they had last year. It got them close but they were found out.

Sound familiar?

We blooded 1 new young player this year for 1 game. I know that we had 9 players 22 or under to win last years GF but there was no renewal with personnel and no change whatsoever to our game plan. Boring predictable and taxing.

1. Any mystique about our much vaunted midfield was countered by many teams and is perhaps gone forever

2. Fast ball movement against us saw teams break through our impenetrable defence and avoid the intercept marking our game was built on

3. relentless pressure against us as the no 1 team saw us crumble in second halves

4. Our scoring from the back half dried up

5. Our fwd 'connection' was a disaster and nothing was done to fix it. Except moving a banged up Gawn to the fwd line which didn't work.

6. We learned nothing from our 8 defeats that were in essence identical. IN 7 of them we were ahead by at least 23 points.

7. Goodwin's mantra of not crushing teams but managing leads was a disaster once we became the worst 4th qtr team in the league bar NM and WCE.

So. A Geelong win shows what can be done by making large changes to game plan, recruiting wisely and as importantly managing workloads (which we dismally failed to do against lower sides)

And aside from that Sydney are so freaking smug, in players faces with 'toughness', pushing and shoving etc They deserve to be smacked down.

Wow - just wow. amazing analysis.

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