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10 minutes ago, demon3165 said:

Please don't make excuses we had a dysfunctional forward line all year, they even tried to change it towards the end of the year, blind Freddy could see that, well not you it seems.

So you go from complaining about the game against the Lions to complaining about our forward line issues. Ok champ.

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7 hours ago, leave it to deever said:

Sorry gents its whinge time for me.

Is our Tio stadium game against the Giants worth it?

In the literal sense it's worth it, ie financially. I know the club makes more money by the relocation but I'm thinking more about the effects it probably has on the teams energy levels.

I do believe in the first five of our games this year, the 3 interstate games must have taken some toll on the players. Not so much the short flight to Adelaide but flying to Brisbane and Perth would have taxed the players somewhat.  It can be argued the gather travel is not relevant as all clubs do it but not necessarily so close to two other big trips.

With the Tio game we play 7 interstate games not including the gather game and a trip to kardinia which is just as bad. Why is it bad?...the fact that we are only one of 4 Vic clubs to play there says something.  It's a tough gig with the cats huge success rate there.

So it's 8 interstate and a trip to Geelong.

I guess in summary I'm thinking out loud that since the Tio game is in our power to stop, it should be played at the Mcg.

The negatives of travelling is difficult to quantify but I'm sure it has some relevance to the ultimate factor of playing a granny....the number of wins.

If rescheduling the Giants game to the G, increases our chances for a win and maybe preserves our energy for the next game, we should do so. Yes $ are important but in this so called flag window, we should see the flag first and cash later.

It's been a good spectacle in the past and provided much needed funds. But we are a bettervteam now and ultimately it's about enough points to play finals and getting that elusive cup.

Go for the cup Mfc.

Deeves, this game means the world to the locals, in particular the kids. They start gearing up for it three months out. For most of them this is the only live ALF game they get to experience. They are grateful to us for doing this, especially while Kozzie is playing. The locals absolutely idolise him, all the little kids wanna be him. Some things transcend the usual importance of a game of footy.

 

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7 hours ago, leave it to deever said:

Sorry gents its whinge time for me.

Is our Tio stadium game against the Giants worth it?

In the literal sense it's worth it, ie financially. I know the club makes more money by the relocation but I'm thinking more about the effects it probably has on the teams energy levels.

I do believe in the first five of our games this year, the 3 interstate games must have taken some toll on the players. Not so much the short flight to Adelaide but flying to Brisbane and Perth would have taxed the players somewhat.  It can be argued the gather travel is not relevant as all clubs do it but not necessarily so close to two other big trips.

With the Tio game we play 7 interstate games not including the gather game and a trip to kardinia which is just as bad. Why is it bad?...the fact that we are only one of 4 Vic clubs to play there says something.  It's a tough gig with the cats huge success rate there.

So it's 8 interstate and a trip to Geelong.

I guess in summary I'm thinking out loud that since the Tio game is in our power to stop, it should be played at the Mcg.

The negatives of travelling is difficult to quantify but I'm sure it has some relevance to the ultimate factor of playing a granny....the number of wins.

If rescheduling the Giants game to the G, increases our chances for a win and maybe preserves our energy for the next game, we should do so. Yes $ are important but in this so called flag window, we should see the flag first and cash later.

It's been a good spectacle in the past and provided much needed funds. But we are a bettervteam now and ultimately it's about enough points to play finals and getting that elusive cup.

Go for the cup Mfc.

The game is not at TIO in Darwin,  it's in Alice Springs.  Totally different. 

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8 minutes ago, Demon Disciple said:

So you go from complaining about the game against the Lions to complaining about our forward line issues. Ok champ.

Have you taken your medication? where did I complain about about the lions game, I only answered your question about the Lions being downhill skiers nothing more, you were the making excuses about the side not me, I only answered that we had problems all year, but it's best that you take a BEX and a good lie down SON.

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4 minutes ago, YearOfTheDees said:

Surely Fremantle won't lose to The Hawks next week.

The Tassie announcement just added 5 goals to Freos scoreline, the Hawks are racing to add the talent before the draft becomes compromised. Sam Mitchell is smart enough to lose competitively to Freo next week

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