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12 minutes ago, Gawndy the Great said:

Plus they have KP. It is by far the biggest home ground advantage in the comp. 

Not forgetting they had the greatest luck getting Ablett , scarlett and hawkins  in father son rule  which is now changed 

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8 minutes ago, Demonland said:

Depends on whether they’re telling the truth.image.png

The word is hubris. Total, self-absorbed arrogance to rest so many starting 22 players believing the win was already in the bag. I LOATHE Carlton but glad they won tonight. 

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26 minutes ago, Demonland said:

Depends on whether they’re telling the truth.image.png

Even if the first two were injured, which is definitely possible, why would you make 7 changes, four of which are unforced? Seems idiotic and it was. 

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1 minute ago, Demonland said:

Commentators talking like Geelong have the flag sewn up. 

The sickening love for that side from the media makes me want to vomit. They have been bog ordinary this year. Let’s see how they go against Brisbane, Port and Pies. 

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20 minutes ago, Maldonboy38 said:

The word is hubris. Total, self-absorbed arrogance to rest so many starting 22 players believing the win was already in the bag. I LOATHE Carlton but glad they won tonight. 

port didnt give a rats about todays match, thats why they rested them  👌

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1 minute ago, Jaded No More said:

Very risky playing with form like that IMO. 

Curious, why do you say that? From my perspective, those 7 players all get a week to rest, recuperate, and get some time off, to avoid knocks (and then ON) in to the legs... They had to fit it in somewhere once Top 2 was 'sewn' up, at least hopefully from their perspective.

Another 5-7 will come back (and out) this week and freshen up some others without losing continuity.

We'll still beat them though :)

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Think I said this a couple of weeks ago, but Cats are our biggest threat to 4th place. Only saving grace is that they play Collingwood, Brisbane at the Gabba and Port (but at GMHBA) in the last 6 weeks. 

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7 minutes ago, At the break of Gawn said:

Think I said this a couple of weeks ago, but Cats are our biggest threat to 4th place. Only saving grace is that they play Collingwood, Brisbane at the Gabba and Port (but at GMHBA) in the last 6 weeks. 

True, and we would need to drop possibly 3 games, can’t see that happening

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10 minutes ago, At the break of Gawn said:

Think I said this a couple of weeks ago, but Cats are our biggest threat to 4th place. Only saving grace is that they play Collingwood, Brisbane at the Gabba and Port (but at GMHBA) in the last 6 weeks. 

If the Cats take our place in the 4, they can have it and we can all think about 2024 - because we would have been terrible in the last 6 weeks if that happens.

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