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2019 - Armageddon


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2019 - arrives with high expectations after the finals run in 2018.

Again, Melbourne gets busy in the trade period. Dean Kent departs to St Kilda for pick 65. Dom Tyson heads over to the Kangaroos for Braydon Preuss and pick 62, Jess Hogan heads home to Fremantle along with pick 65 for pick 6 and 23 and Steven May and Kade Kolodjashnij arrive for pick 6. There is a further pick swap with St Kilda, pick 28 arrives for picks 36 and 46.

Tom Bugg, Dion Johnstone, Mitch King, Pat McKenna and Cameron Pederson are delisted.
Harley Balic and Bernie Vince retire. 

The National draft sees Tom Sparrow (27), James Jordon (33), Aaron Neitschke (53), Marty Hore (56) and Toby Bedford (75) added to the list.

Corey Maynard is elevated from the rookie list.

Kade Chandler (15) is selected in the rookie draft.

Austin Bradtke and Guy Walker are added as Category B rookies.

Corey Wagner and Jay Lockhart are taken in the pre-season supplemental selection period.

Stephen May, Tom Sparrow, Kade Chandler and Marty Hore are added to the list of men still standing along with Jack, T.Mac, the skipper, Salem, Christian Petracca, Angus Brayshaw, Alex Neal-Bullen, Clayton Oliver, Jake Melksham, Joel Smith Jake Lever Charlie Spargo, Bailey Fritsch and Harrison Petty.

The season never gets going and after a plethora of off-season surgeries the team never gains any momentum. By seasons end Melbourne finish 17th on the ladder with 5 wins only ahead of Gold Coast. The team and supporters had been dragged "To Hell and Back." 

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6 hours ago, Dee Zephyr said:

I remember Round 2 down at the Cattery very well in 19. 72 inside 50s to 48 our way and we lost by 80 points 😂

Amazing that we still have the same basic problem 5 seasons on

if only we could convert those entries 

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10 minutes ago, Six6Six said:


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This will be the last of the preseason retrospectives. For obvious reasons there was no access to training beyond this time.


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