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Discussion in 'Geelong' started by catempire, Nov 6, 2017.

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  1. Cataholic

    Cataholic Premium Gold

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    Maturity......that’s the word.

    Maturity in attitude, application, awareness of weaknesses, and ability to admit / address them.
     
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  2. Ratcat

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    Give it 6 games and we'll know.
     
  3. Boxhead_31

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    You're right Stanley was restricted to running drills and didn't take part in the match simulation
    http://www.geelongadvertiser.com.au...k/news-story/84705d1292eb132e847f9e17df6714fb
     
  4. TheWoodenSlug

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    Haha, the guy attempting that 'insipid smother' looks nothing like Stanley. He may not play like it, but Stanley is bloody huge - the player in that footage is a rake.
     
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  5. Partridge

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    That's precisely it. There are quite a number in that category too.
     
  6. catempire

    catempire Proud Acceptor of Mediocrity

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    We would have but we would have needed to lose someone good at that time to fit them all in.
     
  7. catempire

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    Odd way to look at it. Could only be true if he couldn’t possibly have a better H&A season than 2017. Of course he can.
     
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    A video from today's photo-shoot.
     
  9. calder_daddy

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    The fog needs a hair stylist, looks like Carol from the Brady bunch
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  10. Burtyl78

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    Sorry was referring to Dangerfield hurting his back when getting run down from behind in the international rules
     
  11. calder_daddy

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    I think he’s backs still stuffed from Roughhead IMO
     

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  12. Warhorse

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    New???
     
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    I stick with Blake as my whipping boy. Who cares if he is long gone from the club.

    ....ruddy Blake
     
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    Talk about "cream"....the three present day champs, and Wade and Smith behind them....apparently Bernie Smith was something special.
     
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  16. Ricky Vaughn

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    He can, but he won't.
    He'll give us what he gave us last year (which is ideal really).

    Even if he does play better in the 2018 H&A season, given his Finals record, he'll need to show those improvements mean he can compete in the highest pressure games.
     
  17. Landgraft

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    Finals are not inherently higher pressure than H&A.
     
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  18. dazbroncos

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    The specific criticism of Menegola going missing in Finals is relevant - but to be in his first full season of AFL he's been pretty bloody good.

    What he needs to work on is the same thing that Duncan took the last 3 seasons to get right was consistency.
    I reckon its a bit harsh to flog him on not having it in his first year or purely because he's 26 - but he also needs to find it faster than Mitch did.

    Its gonna take time for sure but he needs to take steps this year with it.

    Go Catters
     
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    He cops less from our supporters than Mengola for instance
    Somehow
     
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    I don’t buy the “first year of AFL” excuse. He’s been in the system for almost a decade.
     
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    Menegola is our version of Liam Anthony.
     
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    In what way?
     
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    Excuses for what, for being outstanding?

    Even your finals criticism is flawed, in 3 games he collected 64 possessions and 2 of them was among our best.
    The WAFL system is not AFL.
     
  25. Partridge

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    Sorry, do you mean last year’s finals?

    He was good in one final, against Sydney. Against Richmond and Adelaide he was horrible.
     
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