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Unofficial Preview 2018 AFL Round 1 - Melbourne vs Geelong, Sunday March 25th, MCG

Discussion in 'Geelong' started by BotsMaster, Oct 27, 2017.

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  1. Cataholic

    Cataholic Premium Gold

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    Yes. Be interesting to see if people see value for money.

    Time will tell.
     
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  2. Cataholic

    Cataholic Premium Gold

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    It was a good crowd.

    Maintaining the interest, hand in hand with a gate fee, will be the balancing act.

    Will people see value for money?
     
  3. The rabbi

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  4. Partridge

    Partridge Hall of Famer

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    If they keep the prices lower than the regular AFL competition perhaps. My guess is a lot of people will be way too scared to criticise it in any way.
     
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  5. ChookNorris

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    Always forget one
     
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  6. Cataholic

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    Be a brave man that offers any criticism.
     
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  7. Vdubs

    Vdubs Premium Platinum

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    Stewart in for Fogarty- good looking team
     
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  8. Spazz Cat

    Spazz Cat Norm Smith Medallist

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    Same with GWS.
     
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  9. Spazz Cat

    Spazz Cat Norm Smith Medallist

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    I don't think anyone could realistically argue that the standard of footy isn't terrible, but at the same time I really want to see it succeed.
    I think it will a at least 10 years before it even reaches a GDFL standard and I think it would be smart to keep it free until at least that time to keep up the interest.
    Maybe free forever.
     
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  10. Hello Kitty

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    Yes, read they consulted the AFLPA because they were concerned about injuries + Salem was concussed by a brick in his backpack (need a gif). Last year's camp sounded way OTT - sleep deprivation, really tough challenges like the Grossery Store, Elephant Inn, Upside Down Goggles, eating their weight in Impala offal. . .oh wait!
     
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  11. Hello Kitty

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    [​IMG]
     
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  12. fpm84

    fpm84 Brownlow Medallist

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    Apparently Jack Viney is already in doubt for round one after slow recovery from surgery.
     
  13. schmuttt

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    I can almost certainly say he won't play, although Henderson looks the same for Geelong.
     
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  14. Keystone agony

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    Gregson any chance for round 1?
     
  15. David the Cat

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    Yes...he's a chance. Watch his form in JLT.
     
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  16. Cataholic

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    Probably still the only one not to wuss out of their camp
     
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  17. dazbroncos

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    Seeing the way he plays - he's probably still at the camp doing it 45 more times - one for each of those that pulled out.

    Bloke is like Selwood.

    GO Catters
     
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  18. The rabbi

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    I am a bit of a fan of Jones from Melbourne. He strikes me as a bloke that has a fairdinkum go.
    I would be very surprised if he was one of the custard arms who led the charge to shirk the training camp.
    And I will be devastated if we do not beat them in a reasonably convincing fashion in round one.
     
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  20. Cataholic

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    I’d take him in a heartbeat
     
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  21. Willo_

    Willo_ Trust the Process

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    He is the only play in the league that comes close to the will to compete that Joel has..
     
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  23. you pick one

    you pick one Brownlow Medallist

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    If you believe the little bits of info drip fed us from the club over the last couple of years then you would have to say it's Gardners time.But they are also search for a spot for Blits so who knows.
     
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  24. Vdubs

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    Stanley for me.
    And, Demons are well on the way to doing what Doggies and Tigers have done- they're building a nice list. Early last year they troubled us til injuries.
     
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  25. foxdog50

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    I actually wouldn't mind trying Stanley at CHB. But I watched a interview on him when the released that Preseason Jumper saying that his been training for Ruck and Forward Role... Which is unfortunate

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