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PostPosted: Sat Apr 03, 2021 8:24 am 
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sandramcd67 wrote:
We are downn hill skiers



Not all of the team, just a dozen of them. :roll:

They will be replaced.

WE have 10 elite players to build on :thumbsup:

Glass half full.

It can turn around pretty quick ... if/when MC pick players who really don't like losing with white line fever.
If not, change the MC.

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PostPosted: Sat Apr 03, 2021 8:53 am 
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This thread is as depressing as they come... Just the fact that it is on the active topics list. It could be from any of the last 8 years.

We are a genuine chance of being 0-6. If that happens, Cripps is as good as gone. Teague will be gone. And we will be no further advanced than 6 years ago when we started this "re-set"

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PostPosted: Sat Apr 03, 2021 8:56 am 
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Watching North yesterday magnified our issue. They busted a gut trying to do the right thing; harass, tackle and defend, but they just weren't good enough. Our problem is the opposite, we just don't give a damn! IMO - this current 22 has 2-4 weeks to show they give a f@#k.


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PostPosted: Sat Apr 03, 2021 9:23 am 
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SurreyBlue wrote:
Watching North yesterday magnified our issue. They busted a gut trying to do the right thing; harass, tackle and defend, but they just weren't good enough. Our problem is the opposite, we just don't give a damn! IMO - this current 22 has 2-4 weeks to show they give a f@#k.


Then what? We'll get rid of all 22?

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PostPosted: Sat Apr 03, 2021 10:27 am 
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bondiblue wrote:
sandramcd67 wrote:
We are downn hill skiers



Not all of the team, just a dozen of them. :roll:

They will be replaced.

WE have 10 elite players to build on :thumbsup:

Glass half full.

It can turn around pretty quick ... if/when MC pick players who really don't like losing with white line fever.
If not, change the MC.


And half of that dozen (at least) are still redeemable...if we had a coach who was not as conflicted/inexperienced/ill-conceivably idealistic as Teague

Let's not forget that if it weren't for Judd's comments about "training wheels", Teague, in all likelihood would not be coach

If Teague is sacked at the end of the year, I do not believe we will have gone backwards at all

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PostPosted: Fri Apr 16, 2021 5:30 pm 
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Big opportunity for this team to do this on Saturday night.
Won 2 games they should have but a nervy performance last week.
Tomorrow night we not only want a red hot go we need to take a scalp
Port are in the best 2 teams in comp but had bruising encounter with Richmond and don’t travel well
We also after the lacklustre last game at G against Carringbush when we failed to turn up need a win at the G

Go get them your time should be nigh

No excuses no big statements hit Port hard get an advantage early and seize on that advantage 1 goal 5 and 25 mins in our forward 50 is not going to cut it


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PostPosted: Fri Apr 16, 2021 5:37 pm 
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frank dardew wrote:
1 goal 5 and 25 mins in our forward 50 is not going to cut it


Whilst we have Levi and Harry taking the shots, 1.5 is a definite possibility.
Both have flawed kicking techniques that make them very unreliable. Levi's is beyond repair but if one of the coaches could actually get Harry to keep his head over the ball instead of falling away to the right all the time, he'd possibly be a reliable kick.
Mind you, they've only had half a dozen years to fix it. Can't expect things to happen too quickly. :lol:

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PostPosted: Sat Apr 17, 2021 10:52 pm 
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Just couldn’t do it could you effort resembled game against Carringbush
2nd quarter diabolical


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PostPosted: Sun Apr 18, 2021 10:57 am 
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Living in Northern Vic, and working weekends every 2nd month, i had the following chat with the my 13yr old son.....

Dad: hey son... we should try go and watch a Carlton game this year. Check my working calendar and pick a couple of games to go to.....

Son: Don't worry about it dad.... you might as well go work every weekend....

Disappointing when your kid's dont want to go and watch a game cause they know we're soooooo bad......

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