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PRESEASON TRAINING: Monday 27th November, 2023


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22 hours ago, WalkingCivilWar said:

Is it just me or is Tracc looking a little flabby? Maybe he overindulged while overseas. 

Yeah it is just you. 

Joel Smith is awaiting instruction from the AFL for his hearing. 

He is in contact with Gary Pert, Alan Richardson and Reece Conca. He has also spoken to Goody. 

 

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9 hours ago, La Dee-vina Comedia said:

Just on players who are not at training, what's the situation with Joel Smith? Is he still "provisionally suspended"? And what does that even mean? 

When training officially starts he is not allowed to commence training at the footy club on official duties. 

Has to train away from the club full stop.

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On 23/11/2023 at 18:21, buck_nekkid said:

Training this Monday, is it at Goshes or snakey Casey?

I'm just reading on the AFL website that Collingwood will start their preseason at Gosches due to resurfacing works:

https://www.afl.com.au/news/1066756/collingwood-magpies-invite-vafa-star-sam-sofronidis-for-trial-ahead-of-ssp-opening

What the actual [censored]? Please don't tell me we're stepping aside to accommodate those [censored]. I don't give a toss that we have Casey to train at. They can [censored] off somewhere else.... preferably Bairnsdale

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On 23/11/2023 at 18:21, buck_nekkid said:

Training this Monday, is it at Goshes or snakey Casey?

Gosch’s at 9am.

At this stage anyways. 

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2 hours ago, Roger Mellie said:

I'm just reading on the AFL website that Collingwood will start their preseason at Gosches due to resurfacing works:

https://www.afl.com.au/news/1066756/collingwood-magpies-invite-vafa-star-sam-sofronidis-for-trial-ahead-of-ssp-opening

What the actual [censored]? Please don't tell me we're stepping aside to accommodate those [censored]. I don't give a toss that we have Casey to train at. They can [censored] off somewhere else.... preferably Bairnsdale

Ukraine would be better 

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32 minutes ago, Fanatique Demon said:

What have you got against Bairnsdale? 😀

Absolutely nothing! It was the first place that popped into my head that was an adequate distance from Melbourne. How about the sewage treatment plant at Werribee? A bit too close but it seems to fit the bill?

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When did sides 9 to 18 start their preseason?  Its been almost 3 months since R24.

If MFC start next Monday then within a few weeks they'll be packing up for another long Christmas/ NY break.

When they finally get around to training, how many days a week are they out on the track?  2 or 3?

I hope they find the time to get some goal kicking practice . We couldnt hit the side of a ship in 2023.

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5 hours ago, Roger Mellie said:

I'm just reading on the AFL website that Collingwood will start their preseason at Gosches due to resurfacing works:

https://www.afl.com.au/news/1066756/collingwood-magpies-invite-vafa-star-sam-sofronidis-for-trial-ahead-of-ssp-opening

What the actual [censored]? Please don't tell me we're stepping aside to accommodate those [censored]. I don't give a toss that we have Casey to train at. They can [censored] off somewhere else.... preferably Bairnsdale

Why can’t they train at Victoria Park, it hosts AFLW games. 

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1 hour ago, Dee Viney Intervention said:

Why can’t they train at Victoria Park, it hosts AFLW games. 

Collingwood will train away from Olympic Park across the first block of the pre-season due to resurfacing works, with the group set to start on Gosch's Paddock before spending most of the next month training at Victoria Park.

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4 hours ago, waynewussell said:

Collingwood will train away from Olympic Park across the first block of the pre-season due to resurfacing works, with the group set to start on Gosch's Paddock before spending most of the next month training at Victoria Park.

Wayne - if you could refrain from interrupting my tantrum, that would be appreciated. Any entry onto Gosch's cannot be considered anything other than an official turf war, however brief. We are, after all, talking about the Filth.

Thank you, I rest my case

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8 hours ago, Demonstone said:

Training wouldn't be of a high standard out there.  Players would just be going through the motions.

And they’d be bog ordinary anyways. 

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What's wrong with Werribee GODS COUNTRY! They finished second you know, better than Casey.

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19 minutes ago, Demonstone said:

Fair point.  There's a little bit of all of us in Werribee.

Huh! Many of us in rural areas are on septic!

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