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POSTGAME: QF vs Collingwood


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1 minute ago, Sir Why You Little said:

Big key Forward. Not having one is killing us in high pressure games

Collingwood should have lost last night, we blew a huge opportunity 

Our connectivity (kicking) into the forwardline was deplorable too.

How do we remedy that conundrum as well? 🤔

We need more players who are excellent kicks and fantastic decision makers.

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Just now, Supreme_Demon said:

Our connectivity (kicking) into the forwardline was deplorable too.

How do we remedy that conundrum as well? 🤔

We need more players who are excellent kicks and fantastic decision makers.

We need a player who can take Pack Marks. 
that’s what we missed last night 

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Petty at CHF with Melksham beside him and Brayshaw playing 4 quarters and we win by a comfortable 4-6 goals. It's a cruel game and we've covered our injuries exceptionally well. Last night was a massive missed opportunity. I really hope we're switched on and blow the semi final opponent off the park in a cruel and brutal fashion. 

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10 minutes ago, Maldonboy38 said:

24 hours later, and I am still annoyed. 

However, we lost by 7 points and totally outplayed the Pies in the 2nd half. Are we ever that bad in front of goal 2 weeks in a row? I reckon we can turn it around. I still believe. 

And I would love us to meet the Pies again in the GF.  

Yeah even after last night I was thinking we are the team they would least like to meet in a GF. 

Just feel it's a bit too far from us now. They'll have NDaicos primed and ready to go too 

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2 minutes ago, The Swimming Dee said:

I think we have one in JVR. Our kids just need to learn how to deliver the ball to his advantage 

He has 1-2 years of growth and learning. 
We need to poach an experienced forward. 
TMac has run his race..

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2 minutes ago, Sir Why You Little said:

We need a player who can take Pack Marks. 
that’s what we missed last night 

We don’t or we can’t for the next 3 weeks we showed against St Kilda and Brisbane we need to rejig the forward line. Crows did it in 97 & 98 when Modra went down and lost form after returning from ACL.

Someone with forward craft will do, change up the midfield rotation and leave Petracca predominantly forward. 
 

We need to try something different next Friday with our forward mix. If JVR is suspended Tmac stays to play back up ruck. Play a more mobile fwd line even if that means playing Tomo and fcs small fwds get front and centre.

Chandler    Tomo/Smith  Kossie

Trac            Tmac       Fritta

 

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6 minutes ago, Pennant St Dee said:

We don’t or we can’t for the next 3 weeks we showed against St Kilda and Brisbane we need to rejig the forward line. Crows did it in 97 & 98 when Modra went down and lost form after returning from ACL.

Someone with forward craft will do, change up the midfield rotation and leave Petracca predominantly forward. 
 

We need to try something different next Friday with our forward mix. If JVR is suspended Tmac stays to play back up ruck. Play a more mobile fwd line even if that means playing Tomo and fcs small fwds get front and centre.

Chandler    Tomo/Smith  Kossie

Trac            Tmac       Fritta

 

JJ will come in for Brayshaw and Petracca will go forward more. Both Sydney and Carlton have strong midfields so he'll still spend some time onball.

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34 minutes ago, Sir Why You Little said:

He has 1-2 years of growth and learning. 
We need to poach an experienced forward. 
TMac has run his race..

Yeah, it was horrible to watch Moore burn TMac for speed and mobility time and time again last night. 
If we can find one, I agree, let’s go get one

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9 hours ago, leave it to deever said:

How many games this year have we fought really hard to come back and win?

Why do we not play like this all day?

What is going on with a team tgat can't start well?

Is it a concentration or motivation issue.

Definitely the latter.  The Pies came out breathing fire and on the hunt.

While we were on the back foot yet again trying to shut them down.

That's 100% on Goodwin.  We have the processes and methods down pat...after that it comes down to building the boys up to be ready for a huge opening quarter bringing the white line fever.

Strong at and over the ball.... b lining the opposition if they get in the way.

That's the minimum you need to bring (mentally) for any huge final as big as last night.

Last night was a massive flop from the Coach down.  We came out unprepared (mentally) imv and the Pies just ripped the game off us in one quarter of fast break manic footy.

Was catch up all night thereafter.

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7 minutes ago, Demon Dynasty said:

catch up all night thereafter.

Theme for a while.

Our touted Mids were all sound asleep thr first half.

Great 2nd half but just too late to come to the party.

I dont get Trac at all . Hes clearly an elite player but poor halves have been ongoing with him.

Pies did as they pleased.

Without Bowey and May it would have been much worse.

 

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23 minutes ago, Demon Dynasty said:

Definitely the latter.  The Pies came out breathing fire and on the hunt.

While we were on the back foot yet again trying to shut them down.

That's 100% on Goodwin.  We have the processes and methods down pat...after that it comes down to building the boys up to be ready for a huge opening quarter bringing the white line fever.

Strong at and over the ball.... b lining the opposition if they get in the way.

That's the minimum you need to bring (mentally) for any huge final as big as last night.

Last night was a massive flop from the Coach down.  We came out unprepared (mentally) imv and the Pies just ripped the game off us in one quarter of fast break manic footy.

Was catch up all night thereafter.

If a professional athlete needs his coach to "rev" him up before a QF against Collingwood in front of 92,000 fans its his problem not the coach. I actually think we expected it to just happen and then Gus goes off and bang, we're 4-5 goals down.

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52 minutes ago, Pennant St Dee said:

We don’t or we can’t for the next 3 weeks we showed against St Kilda and Brisbane we need to rejig the forward line. Crows did it in 97 & 98 when Modra went down and lost form after returning from ACL.

Someone with forward craft will do, change up the midfield rotation and leave Petracca predominantly forward. 
 

We need to try something different next Friday with our forward mix. If JVR is suspended Tmac stays to play back up ruck. Play a more mobile fwd line even if that means playing Tomo and fcs small fwds get front and centre.

Chandler    Tomo/Smith  Kossie

Trac            Tmac       Fritta

 

I would play Grundy rather than TMac

He was so far off it last night, a good solid career has come to an end

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7 points???

do you guys who do nothing but footy know how much this means to some of us who do real jobs???

wake up fools

stop bombing it in to the forward line

get it out over the back and score quicker 

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2 hours ago, Jaded No More said:

I once reported a Pies supporter at a QB game who was calling Nev Jetta a *insert incredibly insulting racist slur* 

They said “we can’t do anything about what he says” 

 

That’s what happened to me last night. I was told to find somewhere else to sit. Really, really helpful. They couldn’t have given a toss.

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24 minutes ago, Bonkers said:

I was wondering about that. Harmes can bob up for the occasional goal as well.

I think I heard on Ch 7 that Harmes was injured in a seconds scratch match played this afternoon at Princess Park. We can’t take a trick. 

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47 minutes ago, Sir Why You Little said:

I would play Grundy rather than TMac

He was so far off it last night, a good solid career has come to an end

Have no choice know with Jvr out.

 

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I dont really like pinging players... i dont...  but should you play a professional sport, and geven more if you don the Red and Blue then you will come under scrutiny.

I saw something last night i really didn't  like.

The teansgressor is young, raw and obviously not accustomed to the fury and gusto that is finals footy. But it occurred in the last quarter... there was very much to play for.. 

He was one of several Melbourne players either encircling a particular contest or part thereof.   

In footy when its either your turn go.or you're johnny on the spot... you MUST go...you must contest.

In this instance...he simply stopped.  I was aghast. 

Hopefully he never does it again. 

 

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2 hours ago, The Swimming Dee said:

I think we have one in JVR. Our mids just need to learn how to deliver the ball to his advantage 

He can but is still has little ways to go. Doesn't hold that many yet but uis certainly crashing packs. Will be a gun but truth be told if we had tge talent I'm not sure he would have been picked for a final. Not a dig. He's a good player but still developing. That said with our lack of fwds, we will miss him next week.

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