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POSTGAME: QF vs Collingwood


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4 minutes ago, Jaded No More said:

This. He had no reason to leave the ground. None. 

He jumped to smother the ball. It was COMPLETELY justified. That he turned the shoulder rather than holding his hands out and coming front on is something else. He’ll get off though, because they’ll argue lack of time and need to protect himself. JVR will get suspended because his eyes weren’t on the ball, and he raised his elbow. Sad, but true. 

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19 minutes ago, At the break of Gawn said:

I’ll just leave this here:

Goodwin: “In finals, your vulnerabilities are exposed”

Our vulnerability is our ability to score. It’s been our vulnerability for 2 years, and we thought we could fix it with an old forward who hasn’t played AFL footy in months

We didn’t have a choice. If we had petty or melksham or both we win that. What can you do. Injuries play one of the biggest parts in winning flags as we learnt last year and are learning again now

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The Collingwood fans actively cheering Maynard makes me sick. I know that’s what u should expect from Collingwood fans but please, lauding someone who knocked out Gus who himself has a history of concussion is a sickening act. Their degeneracy has sunk to a whole new low. 

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2 minutes ago, Jaded No More said:

Because a [censored] player with form took our a guy intentionally IN A HELMET. A concussion has far worse consequences than any knee injury. 
This is a guy with form. He’s done it before and he will do it again. Imagine being Gus’ poor mum! 

I love your passion jaded but you should never wish an acl on a player. It’s the worst injury in sport. Cox is snide and Maynard is a peanut for sure but a players career is short. I just hope Maynard gets the ban he deserves. And I would not mind seeing a stray knee in coxs back 

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3 minutes ago, Webber said:

He jumped to smother the ball. It was COMPLETELY justified. That he turned the shoulder rather than holding his hands out and coming front on is something else. He’ll get off though, because they’ll argue lack of time and need to protect himself. JVR will get suspended because his eyes weren’t on the ball, and he raised his elbow. Sad, but true. 

How does that get off if Toby Bedford gets a week. He hit him in the head, feet off the ground. That’s the end of it, surely

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Whew.  Nearly got there.  The stats would say we should have won it, but the scoreboard disagrees.  First q was putrid.  We kicked ourselves out of it, those long bombs to outnumbered forwards didn’t work,  so why not try something different?

Really dislike Mason Cox.

thought the maggots were very ordinary.

gotta get there the long way…. Cmon demons!

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1 minute ago, BDA said:

I love your passion jaded but you should never wish an acl on a player. It’s the worst injury in sport. Cox is snide and Maynard is a peanut for sure but a players career is short. I just hope Maynard gets the ban he deserves. And I would not mind seeing a stray knee in coxs back 

Nup need to have an,..... unfortunate occurance.. period!

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5 minutes ago, Jaded No More said:

Because a [censored] player with form took our a guy intentionally IN A HELMET. A concussion has far worse consequences than any knee injury. 
This is a guy with form. He’s done it before and he will do it again. Imagine being Gus’ poor mum! 

Don't give a [censored]. I don't wish that [censored] on my own worst enemy. 

Clearly never done a long term injury and the mental struggles you go through when you're trying to rehabilitate all over again.

It's a contact sport where there'll be big hits here and there. I don't like what Maynard did also but wishing him and Cox ACL injuries is disgusting.

Didn't think you'd stoop this low.

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31 minutes ago, Demons11 said:

Give me a f..kin spell you Goodwin haters.  They lost it with to many missed opportunities.  The coach can’t kick it for them FFS 

No, but he could've insisted we trade for a young, quality key forward over the last 5 years.

BBB was always going to be a one year wonder

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Oliver’s stats on paper look pretty impressive. 31 touches, 742 metres gained and 10 tackles for negligible influence on the game. Still gets the ball but looks slow and not as decisive as he was before injured. 

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27 minutes ago, leave it to deever said:

Don't know why chandlers been gifted so many. 

Perhaps our biggest deficiency is the lack of quality small forwards.

None are instinctive crumbers, most lack speed and they’re not that good at applying defensive pressure. The exception is Pickett, who is inconsistent and too often wasteful.

Toby Bedford would have been a very nice keep.

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1 minute ago, dazzledavey36 said:

Don't give a [censored]. I don't wish that [censored] on my own worst enemy. 

Clearly never done a long term injury and the mental struggles you go through when you're trying to rehabilitate all over again.

It's a contact sport where there'll be big hits here and there. I don't like what Maynard did also but wishing him and Cox ACL injuries is disgusting.

Didn't think you'd stoop this low.

And you’ve obviously never known someone who has long term health impacts from repeated head injuries. 
I hope Gus makes a full recovery. Wonder how you’ll feel if he doesn’t play again. 

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7 minutes ago, Jibroni said:

Sorry but I think its line ball. He was obviously trying to spoil and not sure what else he could've done different on the way down. I hate the guy but I think he will get off.

He jumped forward more than you usually see toward Gus and then turned his shoulder. I think others would have done that very differently. 

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24 minutes ago, Buzzy said:

There's no way he will get suspended for that, will be a joke if he does.

Are you on drugz Buzzy?

Once you decide to leave the ground your in no mans land.

Followed through and collected with the shoulder, tough fuggin luck.

Out for 2 weeks filthy thug, crunt of a human.

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8 minutes ago, Webber said:

He jumped to smother the ball. It was COMPLETELY justified. That he turned the shoulder rather than holding his hands out and coming front on is something else. He’ll get off though, because they’ll argue lack of time and need to protect himself. JVR will get suspended because his eyes weren’t on the ball, and he raised his elbow. Sad, but true. 

Surely this is the main point. He choose to turn and collect him with his shoulder? Isn’t the question they have been asking all season - “ how could he have avoided the contact?” By not choosing to hit him with his shoulder!! He had other options 

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3 minutes ago, John Crow Batty said:

Oliver’s stats on paper look pretty impressive. 31 touches, 742 metres gained and 10 tackles for negligible influence on the game. Still gets the ball but looks slow and not as decisive as he was before injured. 

His best game since returning. I thought he was excellent ALL  GAME

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10 minutes ago, Webber said:

He jumped to smother the ball. It was COMPLETELY justified. That he turned the shoulder rather than holding his hands out and coming front on is something else. He’ll get off though, because they’ll argue lack of time and need to protect himself. JVR will get suspended because his eyes weren’t on the ball, and he raised his elbow. Sad, but true. 

A travesty if any of of these prognostications come to pass.  In this millenium you don't need to knock players out with your shoulder.

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