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2 hours ago, Redleg said:

Thanks Webber.

A Lisfranc foot injury is, or can be worse, is that right?

PS:  Can’t you blokes design a more durable body?

Can be quite the spectrum of severity, Red. Depends on the degree of disruption. If it’s just ligament tear without any joint displacement, the whole thing just needs immobilisation, whence it heals up, and on away you go. Surgery will sometimes be chosen to make sure of the ligament ‘attachment’. The worst situation is a full dislocation, what we have called a career killer, because it’s hard to stabilise multidirectionally. It’s the weight bearing arch, so all push off activities rely on it. Surgery is the only option, but outcomes aren’t perfect, though much better in the last 10 -15 years. 

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1 minute ago, Webber said:

Can be quite the spectrum of severity, Red. Depends on the degree of disruption. If it’s just ligament tear without any joint displacement, the whole thing just needs immobilisation, whence it heals up, and on away you go. Surgery will sometimes be chosen to make sure of the ligament ‘attachment’. The worst situation is a full dislocation, what we have called a career killer, because it’s hard to stabilise multidirectionally. It’s the weight bearing arch, so all push off activities rely on it. Surgery is the only option, but outcomes aren’t perfect, though much better in the last 10 -15 years. 

So is 5 weeks with surgery a realistic timeline?

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Soft modern-day  football boots is the problem.  The past players' association should insist on our players only wearing  Ron Barassi boots with  appropriate metal caps (ouch, kicking in danger) and thick leather soul and hard leathered skin.

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1 hour ago, WalkingCivilWar said:

I have nfi what this is but if anyone ever sees me doing it… please shoot me. TIA. 

Luurve ur work WCW😍

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This is the second significant (and potentially season ending) injury we've had at Blundstone in recent seasons.

Petty now, and previously Tomlinson with his ACL in 2021, which is what lead to the emergence of Petty in the first place.

🤔

/random shower thought  

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2 hours ago, layzie said:

The vitriol being aimed at Sparrow is completely uncalled for. 

I mentioned it yesterday but not to blame Sparrow - he's one of my faves! It was more frustration that it occurred after a relatively straightforward skill error. But not vitriol at all so I hope no-one took it that way.

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Tracc has to play key forward now.  Oliver, Brayshaw and Viney supported by Sparrow, Jordon and the occasional Pickett foray should be capable enough.  We've seen enough of what the others have to offer. A forward line of JVR, Tracc, Melksham, Fritsch, Pickett, Chandler and ANB should be capable enough.  Maybe Smith steps in for Fritsch in the interim.

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35 minutes ago, Jontee said:

Petty should sue the AFL for a substandard surface.

Where was OH&S?

Think we have played there 6 of last 7 years.

How often have the non Kardinia Park playing teams played there?

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