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10 minutes ago, Hopeful Demon said:

Oliver's football resume to date:

-3× All Australian 

-4× Best and Fairest

-2× AFLCA player of the year

-Premiership player

It's insane to think that this guy is barely half way through his career.

Add 150 more games, maybe a Brownlow, another 2 B&F and another 3xAA (excluding all his Premiership medals) and much as I hate to say it...move over Robbie Flower. That Gawn and Petracca are in the same team at the same time is nuts. We have to win at least one more premiership and hopefully 2-3 more with these guys in  our team.

 

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13 minutes ago, Stiff Arm said:

Goody's done far more walking than talking

I reckon we need a vote. Something like ‘Is Goodwin the right guy’.

Just throwing out there. Oh, wait.

 

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2 hours ago, Queanbeyan Demon said:

Is that you @WalkingCivilWar?

Pfft my table was way closer to the stage. Besides she’s brunette whereas I’m more an Oskar Baker shade of red. 

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surprised petty was only 15th

not as surprised to see brown, lever and harmes where they were or salem missing (given injuries)

surprised jordon was as high as he was given he was dropped when it got tot the business end

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5 hours ago, spirit of norm smith said:

Goody:

Winning after winning 

Tough and brutal

competition 

We finished 2nd but in the end after the finals, disappointly if hurt 

Wanted to do it for Melbourne faithful and enjoy a win at the MCG 

Aim to create winning behavior and culture of success 

Last 2 weeks analyzing what needs improvement 

+10 consecutive wins 

+growth and premiership of Casey (!!!) Mark Corrigan

ways to get better - culture and game style and adding VFL talent

Need to put pieces together to get back to the top

thank you to 65000 members 

in the words of “Neale Daniher” … ‘Become a person of value’.   

Fifth..

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I look at the top 10 and think what a group of talent like Iv'e never seen before.

Sure Goody and Dees have some issues but with hard work and smart recruiting I'm looking forward to 2023 to watch this list grow again. (Someone here a while ago predicted LJ would be 15th - close at 14th) ahead of only compromised layers. Dissappointing end to an heroic 3 years with us. But best wishes to him)

And Clarry as a once in a generation talent .

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8 hours ago, Vipercrunch said:

I’m sure some will never accept it, but it’s crystal clear that the coaches really value what role players like ANB (8th tonight) bring to the club.  It’s not all about the commonly talked about stats.

True that.

However it doesn't mean ANB is not also in the" bottom 6" and is  not as good as role players in the Premiers " bottom 6"

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Clarry is a Champion.  Absolutely one of our greatest players ever. 


Trac runner up and deserves high praise for another sensational year. Well spoken young man. 

Mayzy getting third is great recognition for his role and his backline leadership.  Love his speech.  Relaxed after a few “reds”.  
 

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If they "lowballed" Jadyn surely it means they can't balance their books .

Paying $600,000 for Grundy?

Imagine the list carnage if they'd had to pay to keep Jackson. 

They were already stuck with Weideman for another year and no one  else wanted him( unlike Hunt)

Geez Loiuse..

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3 minutes ago, IRW said:

If they "lowballed" Jadyn surely it means they can't balance their books .

Paying $600,000 for Grundy?

Imagine the list carnage if they'd had to pay to keep Jackson. 

They were already stuck with Weideman for another year and no one  else wanted him( unlike Hunt)

Geez Loiuse..

We probably low balled him because he isn't very good 

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DEMONLAND VOTES FOR 2022 were

Clarrie wins the Demonland Player of the Year by the length of the straight -

274. Clayton Oliver
201. Christian Petracca
151. Angus Brayshaw 
132. Jack Viney
105. Max Gawn
98. Steven May
84. Ed Langdon
53. Kysaiah Pickett 
52. James Jordon 
50. Harry Petty
40. Bayley Fritsch
37. Jake Lever 
36. James Harmes Luke Jackson 
24. Michael Hibberd Tom Sparrow
22. Jake Bowey
18. Ben Brown Alex Neal-Bullen
17. Jake Melksham 
8. Tom McDonald Sam Weideman
5. Jayden Hunt Charlie Spargo
4. Christian Salem
3. Joel Smith
1. Trent Rivers

 

2022 Keith ‘Bluey’ Truscott Memorial Trophy – Top 10

Clayton Oliver – 608 votes

Christian Petracca – 553 votes

Steven May – 473 votes

Jack Viney – 471 votes

Angus Brayshaw – 446 votes

Max Gawn – 430 votes

Bayley Fritsch – 395 votes

Kysaiah Pickett – 391 votes

Alex Neal-Bullen – 384 votes

Ed Langdon – 367 votes

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1 hour ago, IRW said:

If they "lowballed" Jadyn surely it means they can't balance their books .

Paying $600,000 for Grundy?

Imagine the list carnage if they'd had to pay to keep Jackson. 

They were already stuck with Weideman for another year and no one  else wanted him( unlike Hunt)

Geez Loiuse..

You make tough decisions early so you don’t end up doing a Collingwood who will be paying around $700K next for players not on their list

its clear we don’t see Hunt as part of our plans and the coaches expect Bowie etc to replace him next year 

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1 hour ago, chook fowler said:

Surprised to see ANB above Langers. His work rate is obviously highly rated.

I think it is more the role he plays where he helps the backs out and yes, uses his workrate to link through the middle. But he also does some disruption around stoppages for CO13 and CP5. Not to mention allowing CP5 to pizz off forward sometimes by himself as he follows his bloke.

I actually think it is a problem to have a FORWARD have that much responsibility that isn’t to getting in the right spots for us to move the ball and hit dangerous spots in the F50.

Next year, we need to tweak our web and the direction to our forwards so we actually have players coming at the ball carrier. We also need to up our pressure again but let’s not get into it in this thread. 

This thread is to celebrate our Demon God Clayton. May we all live in eternal damnation and evil fire at his altar.

Amen

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6 hours ago, Deenooos_ said:

Jordon wasn't dropped, he was clearly hampered by his knee injury from r19.

Both can be true. He played VFL after being omitted from the afl side, that’s dropped. But it was injury related.

I think his form started to tail off a fraction before injury anyway. He’s our fittest mid, I believe he even beats Langdon on training gps, but it’s a long season for still a young player. 

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2 hours ago, spirit of norm smith said:

DEMONLAND VOTES FOR 2022 were

 

Clarrie wins the Demonland Player of the Year by the length of the straight -

274. Clayton Oliver
201. Christian Petracca
151. Angus Brayshaw 
132. Jack Viney
105. Max Gawn
98. Steven May
84. Ed Langdon
53. Kysaiah Pickett 
52. James Jordon 
50. Harry Petty
40. Bayley Fritsch
37. Jake Lever 
36. James Harmes Luke Jackson 
24. Michael Hibberd Tom Sparrow
22. Jake Bowey
18. Ben Brown Alex Neal-Bullen
17. Jake Melksham 
8. Tom McDonald Sam Weideman
5. Jayden Hunt Charlie Spargo
4. Christian Salem
3. Joel Smith
1. Trent Rivers

 

2022 Keith ‘Bluey’ Truscott Memorial Trophy – Top 10

Clayton Oliver – 608 votes

Christian Petracca – 553 votes

Steven May – 473 votes

Jack Viney – 471 votes

Angus Brayshaw – 446 votes

Max Gawn – 430 votes

Bayley Fritsch – 395 votes

Kysaiah Pickett – 391 votes

Alex Neal-Bullen – 384 votes

Ed Langdon – 367 votes

Demonland voters have once again picked the same winner as the Club - and in this instance have the same Top 6, albeit slightly different order.

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