Autopsy 5 pt loss v Swans

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Surely you can’t make selections based off the km they covered? He had no impact on the game. He didn’t stop anyone and he had 5 touches.
He worked hard to present an option, not his fault that he was ignored on quite a few occasions.

Is he significantly worse at Baguely’s role than Baguely? I think Ham will end up a decent footballer, and if we drop Zaharakis and Myers (which we should) that brings Ridley and Langford (as a FWD) back in anyway. Might as well give Ham a game or two until Begley is ready to go, then bring Begley in when he’s ready for it - if that’s this week then so be it.

Worst thing for me would be dropping Ham (who worked his ass off all day and is in his 2nd game) for Baguely who is no more useful and not part of our future.
 

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Ham ran his *** off to make and get into position to link up play. Unfortunately his hard work and effort went unrewarded due to Sydney's pressure around the ball and our poor handball and disposal skills and vision that prevented him from being utilised. Would prefer him on a wing. Can't fault the effort unlike Zaharakis who is a one way runner and not hard at the football.
 

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Ham ran his *** off to make and get into position to link up play. Unfortunately his hard work and effort went unrewarded due to Sydney's pressure around the ball and our poor handball and disposal skills and vision that prevented him from being utilised. Would prefer him on a wing. Can't fault the effort unlike Zaharakis who is a one way runner and not hard at the football.
Effort is great. Reckon we have a good one. But we may break him if we play him before he is physically ready.
Roos game was a good run. Equivalent of a VFL run.
Got a taste but shouldn't be dropping guys like Ridley or Langford for him
 

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Langford's had 50 games and showed nothing.
Lazy, not a two way runner, not a quick decision maker, not quick, lacks skills.

I hope to see Ham, Ridley, Mynott, Dylan Clarke and Mozzy get a go this year.

Myers, Ambrose, Langford, Zaharakis and Bags need to be put to pasture.
 

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Langford's had 50 games and showed nothing.
Lazy, not a two way runner, not a quick decision maker, not quick, lacks skills.

I hope to see Ham, Ridley, Mynott, Dylan Clarke and Mozzy get a go this year.

Myers, Ambrose, Langford, Zaharakis and Bags need to be put to pasture.
I doubt Mozzie is ready this year.
 

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Interesting view in the Age, Michael Gleeson thinks we were dudded. Probably not as blatant as TBC’s push in the back just before Rohan’s mark two years ago but by letter of the rules it should have been paid. As Gleeson said it’s like ignoring a player running over the mark....

Moving the goal posts

Essendon were dudded. The umpire made an error on Friday night when he warned but did not penalise Dane Rampe for jumping on the post.
It was the most befuddling of brain snaps from Rampe to jump on the post padding and shake the post as David Myers ran in to kick for goal to win the game.
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Players reacted to the Dane Rampe incident during Sydney Swans' win over Essendon.

The rules are clear on it. It should have been a free kick taken at the goal line – a certain goal.
The umpire’s decision to just tell Rampe to get down was like a parental scalding. But it warranted more than that.
Gill McLachlan’s argument that it was a common-sense decision and the warning to get off the post was akin to warning a player to take a step back on a mark or he’ll give away a 50-metre penalty is a false equivalence.

A player does not know where a mark is when he is told to take a few steps back, he is guided by the umpire where the mark is. Rampe knew where the post was and he jumped on it.
Players who run through the mark are given a 50m penalty for doing something that is often unintentional.
Common sense could say they just be told to get out of the way; they are not they are penalised.
What Rampe did was not unintentional, he knew what he was doing, he jumped on a post and it shook. It was stupid and it
should have been more costly. It was for Essendon.
https://www.theage.com.au/sport/afl...-a-changing-of-the-guard-20190512-p51mkn.html
 

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Interesting view in the Age, Michael Gleeson thinks we were dudded. Probably not as blatant as TBC’s push in the back just before Rohan’s mark two years ago but by letter of the rules it should have been paid. As Gleeson said it’s like ignoring a player running over the mark....



https://www.theage.com.au/sport/afl...-a-changing-of-the-guard-20190512-p51mkn.html
Yep. Not hard to see why the umpiring is all over the place when the boss of the competition doesn't get it.

Bookies would be happy though...5351
 

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... and today Dane Rampe gets a please explain from the AFL.
Can EFC send a please explain to the AFL?
Wow.
Answer me this question, if the AFL ticked off the decision and just an on-field warning was fine, what is he being required to explain?
 

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maybe if myers had stopped his run up when rampe was on the post the ump would have paid it - but seeing as the kick wasn't close he figured it didn't matter in the end

kinda reeks of Melbourne era tanking... you have done nothing wrong but we are going to fine you
 
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maybe if myers had stopped his run up when rampe was on the post the ump would have paid it - but seeing as the kick wasn't close he figured it didn't matter in the end

kinda reeks of Melbourne era tanking... you have done nothing wrong but we are going to fine you
Or the Saga. You haven't been found guilty of taking anything, but you are kicked out of playing finals anyway.
 

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Longmire said after speaking to Rampe , he found out Rampe didnt know it was against the rules.

Lets wait for a please explain after this admission.......

Anyway Longmire is also dissapointed people are only talking about Danes 2 stupid acts and not the great form he is in.
 

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Interesting view in the Age, Michael Gleeson thinks we were dudded. Probably not as blatant as TBC’s push in the back just before Rohan’s mark two years ago but by letter of the rules it should have been paid. As Gleeson said it’s like ignoring a player running over the mark....



https://www.theage.com.au/sport/afl...-a-changing-of-the-guard-20190512-p51mkn.html
I agree it should have been a free kick and Rampe who is a good footballer is an arse clown But just for the record I don't recall the outrage with Dustin Fletcher. Sinclair should have been given another free kick. At 1.27.00
 
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I agree it should have been a free kick and Rampe who is a good footballer is an arse clown But just for the record I don't recall the outrage with Dustin Fletcher. Sinclair should have been given another free kick. At 1.27.00
You don't recall the outrage? Maybe it's because it was 18 years ago. What's your point in posting this?
 
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I thought this was what brought the rule in and he got fired. Want to whinge about Fletcher give him back the 20 weeks he was the only player suspended for tripping for. Fmd swans supporters complaining about is. Let's not let dunkley play in a grand final when he SHOULD not have been playing bar a suspension they fought off in the courts.
 
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