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    Sport The Hangar Cricket Thread IV

    Yeah it’s starting early. Thought I heard them say 2 or 2.30 🤷🏻‍♀️ Yoda_ Was thinking Labuschagne had been lucky in this series with the Poms dropping him all the time(& last year too against India) and this article backs it up...
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    Sport The Hangar Cricket Thread IV

    Bangladesh trying to outdo Tim Paine and Shane Watson for worst reviews of all time. https://www.foxsports.com.au/cricket/bangladeshs-worst-review-of-all-time-against-new-zealand-stuns-cricket-world/news-story/f206a5a1e4bed1a077a2d7841a77eeb7
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    Competitions Essendon All Time Draft Game

    Peter Bradbury Write up to come Pweter
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    Competitions Essendon All Time Draft Game

    Ahhhh...had the feeling I had seen his name but couldn’t spot him. Will try again after lunch.
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    Competitions Essendon All Time Draft Game

    Ok I was saving my last spot for either Doc Whielden or Peter Bradbury (who was a very handy player and part of the 1984 Premiership side) but I’ve decided to delve deeper and go back to the 1911-12 Premiership sides. Paddy Shea 155 games(142 EFC)164 goals Leading goal scorer 1909 (40 goals) 2...
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    Sport The Hangar Cricket Thread IV

    Any chance Langer can stop talking for 2 minutes and listen to Belinda Duarte when she is making the presentation to Scott Boland?? 😒🤷🏻‍♀️
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    Competitions Essendon All Time Draft Game

    Thanks for the ceasefire over Christmas boncer34 it reminded me of that film about how they stopped fighting during Christmas WW1 and everyone got along for 24 hours so the top brass then decided to bomb the sh*t out of each other for the next few Christmases so that it would never happen again...
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    Competitions Essendon All Time Draft Game

    Tony Elshaug 137 games, 171 goals Played for Victoria at 19 Premiership player 1985 37 goals in the Premiership year Pweter
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    Competitions Essendon All Time Draft Game

    Ted Leehane 3 flags 1942, 1949, 1950 83 games 140 goals Runner up B&F 1946 FB: Billy Duckworth, Kevin Walsh, Gavin Wanganeen HB: Shane Heard, Mark Harvey, Glenn Hawker C: Justin Blumfield, Dylan Shiel, Bryan Wood HF: Ted Leehane, Roger Merrett, Jack Jones FF: ??? Gordon whopper Lane, AMT R...
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    Sport The Hangar Cricket Thread IV

    eth-dog A) Does Rory Burns have the worst stance & bat grip in world cricket? B) how do you get to that level of cricket with such a farrrked stance & grip?? C) What are his stats on getting caught at slip because with that grip he must be getting caught there an awful lot of times? He’s...
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    Competitions Essendon All Time Draft Game

    Gordon Abbott Ruck/forward 3 x Premiership player Two with us 1942 & 1946 133 games (total) Gordon Abbott was a formidable footballer who could hold down key positions at both ends of the ground. He was also a highly capable ruckman. He was at centre half forward in Geelong’s 1937 VFL...
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    Competitions Essendon All Time Draft Game

    Bob Syme - Ruckman in 49’ & ‘50 flags A resolute, pacy, hard hitting ruckman, Bob Syme struggled initially to hold down a regular senior place but once he established himself there were few better. Originally from Moonee Ponds YCW, he made his VFL debut in 1944 and had played 116 games and...
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    AFL Player # 8: Ben Hobbs

    I guess if Port don’t do the deal they are worried WC will do the trade with Richmond knowing they will still get Chesser at 17 and Tigers will get Hobbs. Then with Hobbs off the board we take Sinn.
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    Competitions Essendon All Time Draft Game

    Sorry about the delay…after jmoo wan took Heffernan I had to do some research on the guys who played in all the granny’s between 1946-51 I don’t think I have seen the name Gordon “whopper” Lane here. 131 games, 256 goals for the club 3 flags in ‘42 (6 goals), ‘46 (7 goals)& ‘49 Rated by Jack...
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    Competitions Essendon All Time Draft Game

    Dylan Shiel FB: Billy Duckworth, Kevin Walsh, Gavin Wanganeen HB: ??? Mark Harvey, Glenn Hawker C: Shane Heard, Justin Blumfield, Bryan Wood HF: ??? Roger Merrett, Jack Jones FF: ??? ??? AMT R: ??? Timmy Watson John Birt INT: ??? ??? Dylan Shiel Chris Daniher BrunoV