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PRESEASON TRAINING: Monday 27th November, 2023


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1 minute ago, Damo said:

Seems strange that Jake M has lost his number because he is a rookie.

He maybe placed on the long term injury list?

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I couldnt remember all last years numbers (I normally pride myself on it) and I googled MFC player numbers. Most hits showed new players with or without numbers, but only current list. it was no surprise to me that MFC website showed all the last years players and numbers.

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thought I saw Petty but think it was fake Petty (Jed Adams).

Adams, Verrall and Sestan have all made physical progress 

Might be nothing but in a handball, handball across half forward then kick to leading forwards inside 50 drill T Mc started as a defender.

3 new young guys watching with Choco now 

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11 minutes ago, Damo said:

I couldnt remember all last years numbers (I normally pride myself on it) and I googled MFC player numbers. Most hits showed new players with or without numbers, but only current list. it was no surprise to me that MFC website showed all the last years players and numbers.

Also, still showing the players that left.

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12 minutes ago, DubDee said:

Great to hear Clarry is back at training. i had thought he’d take the rest of the year off. hopefully he is feeling good in all ways and rejuvenated 

The Ceduna sun may have fixed him up..dried him out ..hopefully put his step into gear…forward march

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New fellas joined in the second rotation of that set of drills.

Koltyn seems to be pursuing a strategy of following Tracc everywhere. 

Kynan had a couple of inside 50 kicks that looked good.

Windsor had some nice one touch gathers. Might be because he’s dressed like an 18 year old girl about to hit a wall King street nightclub but he seems to have really long arms 

From the new veterans for want of a better word: Shane Mc looks comfortable out of the square and snaps on both sides.

Fullarton has a tan that won’t survive Melbourne winter 

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Cold tin just kicked a checkside over the fence and possibly in to the sun.

It hasn’t helped, the weather is still foul. I’d have the trade request in by the end of the day if I didn’t think 40 degrees in November was far worse 

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On 25/11/2023 at 08:46, 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

 

On 25/11/2023 at 10:41, Fanatique Demon said:

What have you got against Bairnsdale? 😀

The Collingwood players should enjoy Bairnsdale. It would put them close to their supporter base at the Fulham Correctional Centre.

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100m or so boundary timed jogs for the young boys.

Longer, quicker runs for the main group up the middle of the ground. 
 

McAdam, Sestan, Gawn with the 2nd year talls in the slightly shorter distance group. KFW is leading them out well 

Laurie, Judd, Spargo, Bowser maybe some others and with some effort the Tracc are in the group doing the furthest by a few extra metres. Obviously many of the best runners aren’t on deck today. 

Everyone out there looks good tho 
 

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Absentees from the track (not all required at this session of course):

 

Chandler

Oliver (maybe still with Kade in SA?)

J Smith

May

Viney

Brayshaw

Hunter

B Brown

Petty

Kosi

Langdon

Schache

ANB

Tomlinson

Tmac moving freely - nice to see. Fritta did not join the group - rehabbing, but didn't look serious.

All the draftees and rookie picks were there, plus Fullarton, McAdam, Billings. Marty Hore, fit and firing, like he never left...

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7 minutes ago, Jaded No More said:

Petty is definitely there according to Melbourne's social media posts

I thought I saw him on track but certainly wasn’t in any drills after 10:30, in fact I’d say it’s likely he was either in the tent or in aami 

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4 minutes ago, DeeSpencer said:

I thought I saw him on track but certainly wasn’t in any drills after 10:30, in fact I’d say it’s likely he was either in the tent or in aami 

I thought I saw Petty but then realised it was Jed Adams.  Reckon social media had it wrong.

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