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GAMEDAY: Rd 24 vs Sydney


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1 hour ago, Jaded No More said:

If we know we are playing Thursday, I’d give the AFL the big FU they deserve and make as many late changes as possible. 
For one I would pull May out. If he gets injured or concussed we are in big trouble. 

It's bloody ridiculous that we don't know what's going on this late in the year. If there wasn't a bye next week, I'd go even further and forfeit this round. The Afl should not be making up when teams play finals this late.The fixture should and must be fixed for finals next year, now. 

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Gotta maintain a winner’s mindset at all times. 
If anyone here thinks it a plausible idea to go into this game thinking a loss will be okay as we’ve got the Pies at the G is crazy. 
We owe the Lions from last year and if we win today we’ll go to Gabba and take care of business. 🔴🔵💪
 

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6 minutes ago, McQueen said:

Gotta maintain a winner’s mindset at all times. 
If anyone here thinks it a plausible idea to go into this game thinking a loss will be okay as we’ve got the Pies at the G is crazy. 
We owe the Lions from last year and if we win today we’ll go to Gabba and take care of business. 🔴🔵💪
 

I agree that we can win anywhere. What we can’t do is cover key injuries. Nobody can. So I’m all about winning but not at the cost of self preservation.

 

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Hope to see some decent movement in the forward line today with Fritsch back who knows where and when to lead. Won’t be seamless straight away but I feel a lot better getting him back for a game before the finals than if he was going straight into the QF off no footy. 

Highly doubt there’ll be any tanking today, either by us or Port. Not sure about the reasoning behind trying to avoid a certain opponent or venue in week one. “Oh we don’t want to play at AO or the Gabba?” Guess where we’re going if we lose the QF and make it to a prelim?

Best to just play a normal game today and get set for winning the next month of footy

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1 minute ago, Jaded No More said:

I agree that we can win anywhere. What we can’t do is cover key injuries. Nobody can. So I’m all about winning but not at the cost of self preservation.

 

Agreed but I also think it's a hard line for the coach. We want to go into finals with another win but the swans will certainly come on hard.  It's hard to have a winning mindset while resting players as well. Maybe it's just an experiment to tweak our final forward line. But I'd still love to see us beat this mob for stealing our birth in last year's Granny.

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29 minutes ago, WalkingCivilWar said:

Can’t agree with that. You can tap on and off with your credit card. Great for folks like me who lose on average one Myki card every five days. 

As long as we are speedier than a locomotive all day.TOOT TOOT

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This is where I slept last night. The bottom “bunk” is mine. 

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I was in a six-capsule dorm on the third floor. The first and second floors are bars/nightclubs. Didn’t realise this until about 6am when my five dorm-mates came “home” to crash. Five very hip Asian raver-boys. It was like a K-pop band and I was their manager. 😂

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I slept like a log in my coffin/space capsule. Got up fresh as a daisy, three coffees (despite the [censored]-iness of Sydney coffee), and one 600ml can of Monster and I’m ready to watch the mighty Dees monster the Swans (see what I did there)!

…or lose to them which wouldn’t be the end of the world coz Collingwood at the ‘G = soiya later Pies!

CARNA MIGHTY DEMONS!!!

❤️💙❤️💙❤️💙❤️💙❤️💙

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2 minutes ago, WalkingCivilWar said:

This is where I slept last night. The bottom “bunk” is mine. 

91F016A0-6644-420D-8A3C-202E8619C623.thumb.jpeg.b6fe71b3243b76d96d4ca548c997d9b5.jpeg

I was in a six-capsule dorm on the third floor. The first and second floors are bars/nightclubs. Didn’t realise this until about 6am when my five dorm-mates came “home” to crash. Five very hip Asian raver-boys. It was like a K-pop band and I was their manager. 😂

91B73DC3-B955-4F63-AE9F-F46C6BF0390C.thumb.jpeg.d736c454c7cad832d22041d5e6bafde2.jpeg

I slept like a log in my coffin/space capsule. Got up fresh as a daisy, three coffees (despite the [censored]-iness of Sydney coffee), and one 600ml can of Monster and I’m ready to watch the mighty Dees monster the Swans (see what I did there)!

…or lose to them which wouldn’t be the end of the world coz Collingwood at the ‘G = soiya later Pies!

CARNA MIGHTY DEMONS!!!

❤️💙❤️💙❤️💙❤️💙❤️💙

The sleep of the dead by the looks of it.

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3 minutes ago, WalkingCivilWar said:

This is where I slept last night. The bottom “bunk” is mine. 

91F016A0-6644-420D-8A3C-202E8619C623.thumb.jpeg.b6fe71b3243b76d96d4ca548c997d9b5.jpeg

I was in a six-capsule dorm on the third floor. The first and second floors are bars/nightclubs. Didn’t realise this until about 6am when my five dorm-mates came “home” to crash. Five very hip Asian raver-boys. It was like a K-pop band and I was their manager. 😂

91B73DC3-B955-4F63-AE9F-F46C6BF0390C.thumb.jpeg.d736c454c7cad832d22041d5e6bafde2.jpeg

I slept like a log in my coffin/space capsule. Got up fresh as a daisy, three coffees (despite the [censored]-iness of Sydney coffee), and one 600ml can of Monster and I’m ready to watch the mighty Dees monster the Swans (see what I did there)!

…or lose to them which wouldn’t be the end of the world coz Collingwood at the ‘G = soiya later Pies!

CARNA MIGHTY DEMONS!!!

❤️💙❤️💙❤️💙❤️💙❤️💙

OH HUM yes see what you did there

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4 minutes ago, WalkingCivilWar said:

This is where I slept last night. The bottom “bunk” is mine. 

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I was in a six-capsule dorm on the third floor. The first and second floors are bars/nightclubs. Didn’t realise this until about 6am when my five dorm-mates came “home” to crash. Five very hip Asian raver-boys. It was like a K-pop band and I was their manager. 😂

91B73DC3-B955-4F63-AE9F-F46C6BF0390C.thumb.jpeg.d736c454c7cad832d22041d5e6bafde2.jpeg

I slept like a log in my coffin/space capsule. Got up fresh as a daisy, three coffees (despite the [censored]-iness of Sydney coffee), and one 600ml can of Monster and I’m ready to watch the mighty Dees monster the Swans (see what I did there)!

…or lose to them which wouldn’t be the end of the world coz Collingwood at the ‘G = soiya later Pies!

CARNA MIGHTY DEMONS!!!

❤️💙❤️💙❤️💙❤️💙❤️💙

...run back to Melbourne?

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4 minutes ago, leave it to deever said:

The sleep of the dead by the looks of it.

Truly creepy space but if it works it works, I guess. If a xenomorph chestburster emerges from the cheersquad at least we'll know whose cryosleep was interfered with.

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1 minute ago, Witches Hat said:

...run back to Melbourne?

This is my usual pre-game fare. No food - too nervous to eat, tonnes of coffee and energy drinks and enough cigarettes to hasten my demise even quicker. During the game it’s Gatorade and Fisherman’s Friend (spearmint flavour). Post-match it’s the salty tears of whomever we’ve just beaten. 😃

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42 minutes ago, Jaded No More said:

I agree that we can win anywhere. What we can’t do is cover key injuries. Nobody can. So I’m all about winning but not at the cost of self preservation.

 

We covered Oliver just fine for 10 weeks this. Won more games then we lost.

Richmond won a premiership in 2019 after losing Alex Rance to an ACL early on the season.

A good system in place can easily cover those key injuries which we've shown to do.

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35 minutes ago, WalkingCivilWar said:

This is where I slept last night. The bottom “bunk” is mine. 

91F016A0-6644-420D-8A3C-202E8619C623.thumb.jpeg.b6fe71b3243b76d96d4ca548c997d9b5.jpeg

I was in a six-capsule dorm on the third floor. The first and second floors are bars/nightclubs. Didn’t realise this until about 6am when my five dorm-mates came “home” to crash. Five very hip Asian raver-boys. It was like a K-pop band and I was their manager. 😂

91B73DC3-B955-4F63-AE9F-F46C6BF0390C.thumb.jpeg.d736c454c7cad832d22041d5e6bafde2.jpeg

I slept like a log in my coffin/space capsule. Got up fresh as a daisy, three coffees (despite the [censored]-iness of Sydney coffee), and one 600ml can of Monster and I’m ready to watch the mighty Dees monster the Swans (see what I did there)!

…or lose to them which wouldn’t be the end of the world coz Collingwood at the ‘G = soiya later Pies!

CARNA MIGHTY DEMONS!!!

❤️💙❤️💙❤️💙❤️💙❤️💙

you must be very short to get in there,hope you taught the asian boy band the error of their ways

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I would rather we win and play whoever. I even have a preference not to play the Pies.

The Pies at the G will be a formidable task and I would suspect that whomever they are playing they will get off the leash at some stage and go on a goal stomping run and with their feral fans it will be hard to overcome. Not saying it would be any less at Ports ground but really with almost every Demon supporter having the game at the G as their preference it is becoming a classical case of "Beware what you wish for."

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11 minutes ago, dazzledavey36 said:

We covered Oliver just fine for 10 weeks this. Won more games then we lost.

Richmond won a premiership in 2019 after losing Alex Rance to an ACL early on the season.

A good system in place can easily cover those key injuries which we've shown to do.

So who covers May? And can we win it without Gawn? 
I know we can but it’s a risk not worth taking IMO

 

Richmond had a whole season basically to adjust to Rance being out. Very different if he does the knee in round 23.

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1 hour ago, Binmans PA said:

 

I'd prefer us beating Sydney, and GWS beating Carlton today, which would leave Carlton playing an elimination final against Sydney.

Sydney then take care of Carlton and go out themselves in the semis.

Perfection.

Blimey your an optimist

 And Marchbank gets dropped for finals 

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5 hours ago, ElDiablo14 said:

Port, Dees and GWS win?

Yes, that's what I thought. We're going to run Swans off their feet in the 4th quarter. After Carlton had 2 tough close games in a row, GWS should be able to beat them. Have a good day!

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52 minutes ago, WalkingCivilWar said:

This is where I slept last night. The bottom “bunk” is mine. 

91F016A0-6644-420D-8A3C-202E8619C623.thumb.jpeg.b6fe71b3243b76d96d4ca548c997d9b5.jpeg

I was in a six-capsule dorm on the third floor. The first and second floors are bars/nightclubs. Didn’t realise this until about 6am when my five dorm-mates came “home” to crash. Five very hip Asian raver-boys. It was like a K-pop band and I was their manager. 😂

91B73DC3-B955-4F63-AE9F-F46C6BF0390C.thumb.jpeg.d736c454c7cad832d22041d5e6bafde2.jpeg

I slept like a log in my coffin/space capsule. Got up fresh as a daisy, three coffees (despite the [censored]-iness of Sydney coffee), and one 600ml can of Monster and I’m ready to watch the mighty Dees monster the Swans (see what I did there)!

…or lose to them which wouldn’t be the end of the world coz Collingwood at the ‘G = soiya later Pies!

CARNA MIGHTY DEMONS!!!

❤️💙❤️💙❤️💙❤️💙❤️💙

Without wanting to get too far ahead of one's self WCW, has the DA given any thought to mocking the Collllliiiiingwoooood chant with a DA version of Colllllllliwooobbbbles if we end up playing them next week and are comfortably up with 10 to go in the 4th?  Or is that not done in terms of Cheer Squad respect protocol??

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40 minutes ago, leave it to deever said:

Has Tommo been omitted and if so isn't it a bit late to be trying Turner?

Young Dan fractured his arm/wrist/hand late in the season?

Kudos for not only mending and rehabilitating quickly but absolutely shining on return to the playing field.

Thought his performance last week was mature and exhibited him as a super talent. Match committee were obviously impressed too.

Three years now finishing top four with some terrific young players now getting their due opportunity. Ebullience meter is going..Crypto Hype GIF by OKX

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