2017 - Non Freo Discussion

Discussion in 'Fremantle' started by Unique Name, Jan 16, 2017.

  1. estibador

    estibador purple haze

    Fremantle
    Other teams:
    Liverpool
    Mar 2, 2007
    35,851
    nowhere... yet everywhere
    And all of a sudden this might end up a decent game after all!
     

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  2. Admiral Byng

    Admiral Byng Brownlow Medallist

    Fremantle
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    South Fremantle
    May 3, 2009
    15,170
    Perth
    Terrific torp after the 3/4-time siren from 60+ m out. Gives Melbourne half a sniff of a come-back in the last.
     
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  3. Kram

    Kram I'll brik u

    Fremantle
    Other teams:
    Chicago Bears, de Boer
    May 2, 2007
    43,661
    WA
    Yeah never seen anything like that before.

    What happened with de Boer?
     
  4. MadDocker

    MadDocker Premiership Player

    Fremantle
    Jun 26, 2013
    3,131
    I've seen him bounce back from worse hits. Funny angle of a forearm/elbow to the head during a tackle. Good to see DeBoer and Tendai in the GWS side but geez that Western Sydney lifestyle must turn blokes a bit soft...
     
  5. jerms

    jerms Club Legend

    Fremantle
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    Peel, Glory, Cowboys, Warriors, TCU
    Feb 18, 2014
    1,550
    Victorian Cheer Squad
    Best womens' tennis I've seen in a long time in this final. Seriously good quality stuff.
     
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  6. estibador

    estibador purple haze

    Fremantle
    Other teams:
    Liverpool
    Mar 2, 2007
    35,851
    nowhere... yet everywhere
    Hopefully an epic 3-setter to make up for the semi fizzers.
     
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  7. jerms

    jerms Club Legend

    Fremantle
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    Feb 18, 2014
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    Won't be if Venus keeps struggling on serve. Needs to lift, the rest of her game is there.
     
  8. jerms

    jerms Club Legend

    Fremantle
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    Feb 18, 2014
    1,550
    Victorian Cheer Squad
    Muguruza channeling Fyfe beast mode.
     
  9. estibador

    estibador purple haze

    Fremantle
    Other teams:
    Liverpool
    Mar 2, 2007
    35,851
    nowhere... yet everywhere
    Yeah we ain't getting a 3-setter from the looks.

    Could be all over in 20 minutes.
     
  10. jerms

    jerms Club Legend

    Fremantle
    Other teams:
    Peel, Glory, Cowboys, Warriors, TCU
    Feb 18, 2014
    1,550
    Victorian Cheer Squad
     
  11. estibador

    estibador purple haze

    Fremantle
    Other teams:
    Liverpool
    Mar 2, 2007
    35,851
    nowhere... yet everywhere
    Amazing how quickly and completely such an experienced player like Venus went to water in this 2nd set.
     
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  12. ChimpaWompa

    ChimpaWompa All Australian

    Fremantle
    May 27, 2013
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  13. estibador

    estibador purple haze

    Fremantle
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    Liverpool
    Mar 2, 2007
    35,851
    nowhere... yet everywhere
    Only took 10 :eek:

    Never would have picked that after that hard fought first set. This is why I find tennis one of the most interesting sports from a psychological perspective. Sometimes you see amazing repeat clutch moments under extreme pressure... and sometimes you see this.
     
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  14. Kram

    Kram I'll brik u

    Fremantle
    Other teams:
    Chicago Bears, de Boer
    May 2, 2007
    43,661
    WA
    Such a fine line between getting a shot perfect or stuffing it up, easy game to choke.

    Still generally a pretty dull spectator sport though imo.
     
  15. Kram

    Kram I'll brik u

    Fremantle
    Other teams:
    Chicago Bears, de Boer
    May 2, 2007
    43,661
    WA
  16. meima

    meima Brownlow Medallist

    Fremantle
    Jun 5, 2015
    12,229
    #5841 meima, Jul 16, 2017
    Last edited: Jul 16, 2017
    Is AFLX get the go ahead or still not yet confirmed? I actually like the concept , can see how it can improve players short kick and decision making .

    * Prefer young player with restrictions on the number of star players .

    Eg croz,sutty , sherriden , zac Clarke ,ibbo, duman type.
     
  17. masai

    masai Norm Smith Medallist

    Fremantle
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    East Rottnest
    Jan 18, 2002
    8,313
    A bay at Rotto
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  18. danstar

    danstar Premiership Player

    Fremantle
    Sep 2, 2013
    4,634
    Melbourne
    nobody turns up anyway to the rebels, no one cares about rugby here in melbourne
     
  19. Kram

    Kram I'll brik u

    Fremantle
    Other teams:
    Chicago Bears, de Boer
    May 2, 2007
    43,661
    WA
    Force have also won 6 games whilst they have managed just 1..
     
  20. largebus

    largebus Club Legend

    Fremantle
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    Liverpool, Nationals, Pelicans
    Apr 22, 2017
    1,313
    Only half time and the melting is on in earnest on the Richmond board
     
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  21. yakka man

    yakka man Brownlow Medallist

    Fremantle
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    Peel Thunder
    Aug 27, 2010
    18,519
    Alex Witherden will get the rising star nomination this week.
     
  22. danstar

    danstar Premiership Player

    Fremantle
    Sep 2, 2013
    4,634
    Melbourne
    richmond are the worst side to ever be in top 4 contention, they have had the luckiest ride this year. They clearly are a bottom 4 side
     
  23. RickSanchez

    RickSanchez Norm Smith Medallist

    Fremantle
    Other teams:
    Arsenal, Juve, Claremont, GSW
    Jun 5, 2007
    9,949
    Perth


    I cry everytim
     
  24. Eski3

    Eski3 Club Legend

    Fremantle
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    East Freo
    Sep 26, 2007
    1,630
    East Fremantle
    I feel bad for the way the Force have been treated by the ARU. The Force have recognised the weaknesses in having a non-AFL team in Perth, and instead of trying to compete with head to head crowd numbers they've focused on grassroots development as a means of establishing a supporter base. I went to a Western Spirit game which is the Force reserves and there was a good WAFL sized crowd and a huge integration of the junior and amateur clubs at the game. To think that they might be axed because the senior team has had a few rough years on field (not the only Australian team to suffer it by any stretch) when there is an unsustainable plastic franchise losing money in Victoria is sad. I really hope they end up surviving.
     
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  25. Unique Name

    Unique Name Norm Smith Medallist

    Fremantle
    Apr 16, 2014
    5,775
    What's everyone's thought on the current 6-6-6 fixturing. Obviously it was brought in to try and keep the ladder closer when they was quite a gap between the good and bad sides.

    The league seems to really be evening up, Brissy and Carlton will be stronger next year bringing them closer to the pack.

    Is now the time to switch to a rolling draw that spans over the seasons? Simply play every team home then next time it's away.
     

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