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WA Demon Boy

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  1. Still in shock this is happening, I’ve been a Dees fan since I was 5 (I just liked the colours) and couldn’t stand Freo or Eagles. This team has put me through some psychological damage, bullying wearing the Dees kit at footy training and pure heartbreak after games like that loss to Ess in 2013. But here we are and I am so damn pumped. It’s a beautiful day here in Perth. I can’t wait till first bounce and hopefully the nerves will settle. I’m confident we can get it done. Feeling for you all back in VIC, but I’ve converted a bunch of WA fans to Red and Blue today. I’ll be 100% losing my voice today. Let’s go. Dees by 22.
  2. Grand Final Open Training: Weather is going to be perfect for footy, maybe a touch windy in the first quarter but will be crisp for most of the game Most of the crowd will be Dees fans (many here have jumped on board given our history) Harmes looked like a kid in a candy shop, he’s super excited Salem was taking it very easy with the drills Langdons kicking is still pretty hit and miss Chandler is a great kick and really like his craft. He didn’t miss a shot or target. Tomlinson was watching on looking quite flat and I felt for him. Poor guy. May was kicking from 40+ out. No worries at all with him and his back. Bowey didn’t miss a target all session. He’s building very nicely. Troy Chaplin is in a moon boot. Not sure why haha. Tracc was doing his own thing for most of it just taking set shots The small forwards (Sparks, Nibbler, Harmes, Kozzi) we’re doing a lot of frontal pressure work and then hitting up Tmac, BB and Fritta Backs were doing marking drills and short 15m, 45 degree chip kicks then long to Gawn Lever did extras with Chocco in a quick ball throw at his head and he’d get his hands out front to mark Viney did extras with Chocco too. Ground ball gets and tackles. I’m tipping him for a massive game tomorrow. Obviously a very light session but conditions are looking excellent and I’m growing more and more confident. Feeling for you all in VIC. 1 more sleep. Let’s go Dees 🔴🔵
  3. I’ll give a full run down once it’s done just in case the coverage doesn’t pick everything up.
  4. Ok so this might be a little left field but there are things I'm seeing outside of the club that strengthen my belief that we will win the flag. I've been listening to the Gus and Gawny podcast for a while now and things like 'Positive Lingers, ' Win The Morning Club', 'Elite Ball Kickers (started by Chocco) amongst everything else that is thrown into how strong this group is is quite unbelievable. I don't know how many other clubs have these little things going on inside their 4 walls, but it's great to see how united these players are. We've heard all year how it's been player driven and even the footage of standards (the paper cup in the change rooms etc) and little clips of the boys at training doing the number count runs. It's all adding up. Not only was the footage great from when we won the prelim of the celebrations afterwards by all the players who didn't play, but I saw this first hand when we beat the Eagles at Optus earlier in the year. Once we won that game, all the players came over and waved a thank you to the crowd, the 2's players then came out and did a 25 min training session while the 1's players were giving them high 5's and hugs as they were walking off the ground. Seeing all this footage makes me believe that this group is very, very special. I wouldn't typically read into these small things, but the difference it makes is so clear now. I'm still nervous don't get me wrong, but my confidence in my group who are playing for each other is unshakeable. P.S - For anyone who thinks we should trade Gus, go and listen to the podcast. We simply can't get rid of people like this. He is a big gel for this club for relationships with players. He plays his role and plays it well (of course we'd all love him to have 30+ and kick 2), he's super valuable on and off-field. P.PS. - this week has felt like 8 months long
  5. Petty could cover this guy. I think he's a super talent but he has no number 2 and if we can nullify this guy then I can't see Dogs kicking a big score. They have some handy small forwards but Weightman can be contained and so can Hannan.
  6. I'll be going to the Captains Run Training at Optus on Friday morning. I'll give you all a full run down of what I see/they do.🔴 🔵
  7. Another one who needs to put in a massive game for us is Tmac. He should be able to expose his matchup (who I think will be Gardner)
  8. There won't be any changes on our end. Wonder how Dogs will line up though and who misses for them. Gawn and BB have to run Keath and Martin to the ground.
  9. I also can't see Hannan and Smith having as much time and space as they have the last few weeks.
  10. MFC backs v WB forwards = advantage MFC WB Backs vs MFC Forwards = advantage MFC Midfield - Depth (WB) (however ruck = MFC) = Breakeven Structurally we are far better than them, in the first game we beat them quite comfortably and the second game they got the win (although I do believe weather played a part that game). I don't dismiss that lose at all but I really think we were off that game, Dogs were in good form and our mids barely got up and running. The biggest worry for me is their midfield hitting the scoreboard. If we can reduce Bont and Smith in particular, it will go a long way because I don't really think Naughton will kick a bag on May and Weightman will either. Hannan could bob up for 1-2 but then outside of this who else can kick their goals? Scache probably won't. Our forwards are far more dangerous than theirs. Our backs are more robust. Breakeven in the midfield and don't allow their mids opportunity to kick goals and we should win.
  11. If anyone in VIC has a membership number or barcode they would like to offer for remuneration, please send me a message and we can chat. Not sure if this is allowed or mods will approve Thank you
  12. We’re better than them as a whole.. Our forwards and backline is far greater. Slightly concerned for our mids though
  13. He’ll be fine and play. No chance he’ll miss.
  14. May will be fine. Looked up and about post game. Even Goodwin post-game said they are quietly confident he will be fine.
  15. On my way to the game now and I’m a nervous wreck. Feeling for you all in VIC. Will raise hell for you all 🔴🔵
  16. or Jake Kolodjashnij on a tall God I hope we destroy them
  17. Hendrson out would be a huge loss Would mean Tuohy would have to play on a man lol
  18. Hell no. We need to look internally and to the draft. Don't need any players that aren't A-Class' players
  19. Freo asking for Jackson in return apparently. Yes Cerra is good and yes he would add to our depth and mids. But he's not worth losing Jackson. I think Jackson might end up going back to WA (just a gut feel). Melbourne have apparently impressed him (which is great) and perhaps we might get him in 3-4 years . Isn't a game changer and wouldn't be sad if we missed out on him.
  20. Have a feeling Jack Viney is going to destroy players this week. I have been harsh on him this year, but I think he's going to come out and absolutely crunch some of their blokes.
  21. There will be a massive Demon crowd here. Trust me. There won't be much noise for the Cats.
  22. Feeling for you blokes over in VIC (even though we are yet to make it in). I know there are those who are much older than me and would want nothing more than to be at the GF if we make it. I feel guilty for how lucky I am being here in WA.
  23. Jackson is going to be thrown the kitchen sink (especially if he wins the rising star) from Eagles and Freo. Love the kid and no doubt want him at the club but I have a feeling he will be going home in the future.
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