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GAMEDAY: Rd 06 vs Richmond


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We'll win this. Tiges and umps have played their trump cards now we run over the top of them

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Would have to say as much as i love Sparrow on tonight's first half we def need Harmes to come straight in for him.

Sparrow would need to have some second half to justify his place in this team from here.

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Does anybody notice how, just like last year, every team we play against knows they have a chance of winning if they just work hard. We were average against the WAFL Eagles, destroyed by the bombers and getting shown up again today. 

 

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Still confident that we will get up and win this game but by hell these umpires are absolutely terrible

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Our tall forward stocks are in tatters. We have a few promising kids for the future, but for the now while we’re in our premiership window, it’s dire.

BBrown body is cooked.

Tmac body is cooked.

JVR is not ready.

Schache is a depth player.

Jefferson isn’t ready.

Petty isn’t a forward.

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If we don't lift our tackling and chasing effort considerably in the second half we're done for. Too many players are playing bruise free footy, looking to smother and corral instead of tackling. 

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1 minute ago, Maldonboy38 said:

JVR is being out-bodied too easily. Needs to get on his bike and move Balta around.. 

I’m not sure sitting the ball on a 19 year old kids head is setting him up for success.

We've gone back to kicking and hoping

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Even if we get up and win from here, we’ve got some serious issues on every line now basically. Our midfield contest work needs to be fixed asap. It’s our one wood, so we need to stop losing it there as a starting point!

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Just now, Bring-Back-Powell said:

Who’s idea was it to have 4 gamer lead our forward line tonight on the big stage?

Yep..  BBb (assuming fully fit) wouldve been been a slight step up &  target/option.

JVR needs to do some more work at Casey for a while

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1 minute ago, Fanatique Demon said:

I know he’s young and inexperienced and a lot on here love him, but JVR has shown nothing. 

How can you expect him to show anything when his forward partner in crime is a CHB.

Another game where selection was woeful. Should have brought in the natural forward target in Schache as the extra tall target.

JVR is playing on Richmond's best Defender.

This is on Goody.

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1 minute ago, spirit of norm smith said:

Viney

KOZZY - please give us the magic in the 2nd half 

JVR -deer in headlights. But BBB and TMCD also very uninspiring.  Schache not quite tough enough but probably gets a shot soon. 

It's a worry. Maybe Tomlinson?

Deck chairs on the Titanic. 

But I'm glad Tmac was dropped.

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5 minutes ago, dees189227 said:

Ok the van Rooyen experiment is over

Granted he has been slow and clumsy so far tonight but he's still a youngster on a steep learning curve. Hasn't worked out yet how to time a run to provide a lead or find space like Fritsch does. Far too early to just write him off.

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