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Well prepare to be disappointed.

That, one away game with Essendon and an interstate game in the last round are MFC fixture locks every year. Personally I'm hoping for less night games yes good for club exposure etc but I hate attending them other than Anzac eve and finals.

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I'd like a fixture that is level to the average AFL fixture for a change.

- Stop giving us Geelong trips

- Stop giving us 10 day breaks when we should get a proper bye

- No Thursday night games in Melbourne (wishful thinking)

 

 

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Nothing surer than 

1- we play Geelong once in Geelong 

2- we play West Coast once in Perth

3- we play Essendon as the away team 

4- we get to play an SA team during gather round 

5- we get multiple 6 day breaks in a row 

6- we get back to back interstate trips 

 

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Yes biggestred - Pies, Richmond, Essendon, Hawks, Blues, GCS, GWS, Swans & WCE to play at Geelong for the next 20 years, North to play at Alice (they need the cash). I want 15 games at the G, 2 at Marvel and 6 Interstate games for a change.!!!

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6 minutes ago, DeeZone said:

Yes biggestred - Pies, Richmond, Essendon, Hawks, Blues, GCS, GWS, Swans & WCE to play at Geelong for the next 20 years, North to play at Alice (they need the cash). I want 15 games at the G, 2 at Marvel and 6 Interstate games for a change.!!!

Honestly i just think teams should alternate where they play, home and away.

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1 minute ago, biggestred said:

Honestly i just want teams to alternate where they play, home and away.

That would be nice, like in the old days.!!

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Dont forget ....

Norff in Tassie

No mid season bye ( usually about 9 days for us)   13-15 days for other clubs.

Lions at the Gabba

MFC surrender a home game to NT

I think ive covered everything

oh wait !

interstate game prior to Gather round.

Lots of travel early in season to unsettle our team.

I think thats it.

 

 

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I’d be happy to have the entire fixture revealed at once. The floating fixture isn’t necessary post-Covid. 

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7 minutes ago, WalkingCivilWar said:

I’d be happy to have the entire fixture revealed at once. The floating fixture isn’t necessary post-Covid. 

You have my vote. Booking the Alice game this year was a nightmare

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2 hours ago, WalkingCivilWar said:

I’d be happy to have the entire fixture revealed at once. The floating fixture isn’t necessary post-Covid. 

This.

If they are happy to have a season go on a month longer than it should and have all these dead rubber games then show some guts and be prepared to have some of these crud games on a  Friday night.

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We've finished 6th so we are still in the top bracket for fixturing which means we will get 2 or 3 of the top 5 twice.

My expectations are Collingwood, Brisbane and Carlton twice from the top bracket, Geelong and Adelaide from the middle bracket and North or Gold coast twice.

We will get Geelong twice so they can send us down the highway and get a game at the G against them.

Port on the Thursday night of Gather round and potentially West Coast in the Alice to ensure we never get them at the G.

13 games at the G (3 aways being Richmond, Collingwood and Carlton), 1 at Marvel and 1 in Geelong for our 15 Vic games.

Wishful thinking that we wont get Geelong at their grotty little pub ground.

 

 

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5 hours ago, biggestred said:

Honestly i just think teams should alternate where they play, home and away.

Of course, but that would be fair and equitable, so no way will AFL have that.

5 hours ago, Deebauched said:

Dont forget ....

Norff in Tassie

No mid season bye ( usually about 9 days for us)   13-15 days for other clubs.

Lions at the Gabba

MFC surrender a home game to NT

I think ive covered everything

oh wait !

interstate game prior to Gather round.

Lots of travel early in season to unsettle our team.

I think thats it.

 

 

You forgot our mandatory annual Geelong trip.

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Things I’d like to see:

1. No trip to Geelong or, in the alternative, Collingwood, Carlton, Richmond or Hawthorn also going down there

2. A proper bye - no more Thursday night game after KB

3. More travel pre-bye than post-bye

4. A few more afternoon games

5. West Coast in Melbourne

6. Port Adelaide in Melbourne

I expect we may get some of these but not all.

I also expect to see a tonne of Collingwood and Carlton in prime time, and too many Thursday night games.

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