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4 minutes ago, D4Life said:

Simon Goodwin played in the Crows flag winning team that the Demons belted by 48 points in a QF!

So at least he knows what is required to come back!

I'm pretty sure since the final 8 I has been in place, a pretty high percentage of flag winners lost their QF.

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Just now, binman said:

I'm pretty sure since the final 8 I has been in place, a pretty high percentage of flag winners lost their QF.

Are you sure about this?

I can only remember Hawthorn and Richmond in the last 10 years. And only once each.

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We have a day extra recovery on Carlton, they limped over the line in the last, we finished very strongly.

They players would be angry how they let that opportunity slip threw their fingers, this is different from last year.

One word its all it is "Composure" all that was missing from the white board, Composure in front of goal.

What's done is done we are in good health.

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The week off helps, with only five teams – Brisbane in 2003, Sydney in 2005, West Coast in 2006, Hawthorn in 2015 and Richmond in 2020 – losing qualifying finals, then winning the flag

it can be done and has been done. We're still a tough proposition for Carlton and Brisbane (if they win their QF). We have the grit and resilience to stay in those games and win.

I just don't know if we can kick a score to win. where are the goals going to come from?

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We are one of six left after today. It feels like the whole AFL landscape is against us, going all the way from here would be the sweetest thing ever.
Our boys just don’t roll over no matter how many players we lose. Neither should we as supporters. 

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3 minutes ago, BDA said:

The week off helps, with only five teams – Brisbane in 2003, Sydney in 2005, West Coast in 2006, Hawthorn in 2015 and Richmond in 2020 – losing qualifying finals, then winning the flag

it can be done and has been done. We're still a tough proposition for Carlton and Brisbane (if they win their QF). We have the grit and resilience to stay in those games and win.

I just don't know if we can kick a score to win. where are the goals going to come from?

Just a caveat, 2015 Fremantle really bottled that PF at home. 2020 is a bit of an outlier as a season (short quarters, playing in QLD).

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4 minutes ago, ElDiablo14 said:

Just a caveat, 2015 Fremantle really bottled that PF at home. 2020 is a bit of an outlier as a season (short quarters, playing in QLD).

Well, you can put all sort of caveats on it, but the fact remains that since the final 8 came in in 2000 nearly 25% of the flag winners lost their QF. 

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1 minute ago, binman said:

Well, you can put all sort of caveats on it, but the fact remains that since the final 8 came in in 2000 nearly 25% of the flag winners lost their QF. 

Does that mean we would have 75% odds to win the flag had we won last Thursday?

Our way to a flag has gotten way harder, we had a chance to have one foot on GF day last Thursday.

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5 minutes ago, binman said:

Well, you can put all sort of caveats on it, but the fact remains that since the final 8 came in in 2000 nearly 25% of the flag winners lost their QF. 

How many of them had a forwardline sticky taped together by fumes and duct tape? 🫠

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I think we can do it.

We are playing a great brand of finals contested footy and won nearly all the stats that matter (yes, except the one that matters most).

We aren't limping to the finish line with a banged up list like last year. To the contrary, we are storming home in most games.

Teams should rightly fear playing us and I'm sure if you asked the Collingwood FD they probably wouldn't want to play us again in the Grand Final.

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Not as a coach … Goodwin will be answering questions if we again lose in straight sets.  His eternal “we are working in connection forward of Centre “ is wearing thin after the 15th repetitive answer.  But he’s signed until 2026 so job security assured.  

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5 minutes ago, spirit of norm smith said:

Not as a coach … Goodwin will be answering questions if we again lose in straight sets.  His eternal “we are working in connection forward of Centre “ is wearing thin after the 15th repetitive answer.  But he’s signed until 2026 so job security assured.  

what about the new learnings?

 

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10 minutes ago, spirit of norm smith said:

Not as a coach … Goodwin will be answering questions if we again lose in straight sets.  His eternal “we are working in connection forward of Centre “ is wearing thin after the 15th repetitive answer.  But he’s signed until 2026 so job security assured.  

It's partly wearing thin because every time we find a forward they get injured.  Frisch out for many games, Petty out just as he shows he's a forward after coming back from injury, Melksham just as he shows he still a forward to be reckoned with.  And to top it off our two old blokes, Brown and Tmac, who maybe just had a bit more in them ended up injured for most of the year.    And now JVR out.  How much of this is Goodwin's fault?   You need a lot of things to win a premiership. Luck is one of them.

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58 minutes ago, D4Life said:

Simon Goodwin played in the Crows flag winning team that the Demons belted by 48 points in a QF!

So at least he knows what is required to come back!

Just btw, do we have a Darren Jarman or Andrew McLeod in our squad?

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1 minute ago, sue said:

It's partly wearing thin because every time we find a forward they get injured.  Frisch out for many games, Petty out just as he shows he's a forward, Melksham just as he shows he still a forward to be reckoned with.  And to top it off our two old blokes, Brown and Tmac, who maybe just had a bit more in them ended up injured for most of the year.    And now JVR out.  How much of this is Goodwin's fault?   You need a lot of things to win a premiership. Luck is one of them.

He had 2 off seasons to recruit a KPF, nothing happened.

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6 minutes ago, sue said:

You need a lot of things to win a premiership. Luck is one of them.

And we don't seem to be getting any.

We clearly have the most injured squad of the finalists, with the most best 23 players unavailable.

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