Preview Changes/prematch discussion vs Melbourne

Discussion in 'North Melbourne Kangaroos' started by Flawed Genius, May 14, 2017.

  1. Jindrrk

    Jindrrk Premiership Player

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    I love watching Waite play.....I love watching Garner play. I wasnt excited that much last weekend as I didnt think we would win but I am extremely hyped up for this weeks game.
     

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  2. goalieboy82

    goalieboy82 Premiership Player

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    i'll be damned if i dont put the following:
     
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  3. ozzyoslo

    ozzyoslo Brownlow Medallist

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    He comes in and is required to play his role, if not back to the end of the que for you !!
     
  4. ozzyoslo

    ozzyoslo Brownlow Medallist

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    And you come here on our board to tell us ??? We appreciate it, most of us didnt realise this. cheers.
     
  5. BC__

    BC__ Turnover Specialist

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    Preuss a chance?
     
  6. Snake_Baker

    Snake_Baker Brownlow Medallist

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    Reanimated

    I doubt it. We're going in tall as it is.
     
  7. archereleven

    archereleven Norm Smith Medallist

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    Not likely with the GoDees ruck situation...
     
  8. True North

    True North Premiership Player

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    We should be $1.01 favorites!

    Haven't lost to Melbourne in 3900+ days
    Waite is playing
    The game is in Victoria

    Statistically we are 99.9927% certain to win
     
  9. Devington

    Devington Premiership Player

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    Jun 4, 2013
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    So....

    You're saying there's a chance?!
     
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  10. 75-77-96-99

    75-77-96-99 All Australian

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    THE BIG V
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  11. 75-77-96-99

    75-77-96-99 All Australian

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    fair enough - maybe i was a tad harsh now looking back.... i will fall in line eventually. lol
     

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  12. Snake_Baker

    Snake_Baker Brownlow Medallist

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    You guys shouldn't be too cocky. This is an even money game and the Dees have not been in a better position to end the streak since it began.
     
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  13. Caracas

    Caracas Club Legend

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    Thanks. That's convinced me. Now I know for a fact we are destined to lose.


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  14. Firestarter

    Firestarter Brownlow Medallist

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    Not to mention last time...
     
  15. shinboner magic

    shinboner magic Norm Smith Medallist

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    Seriously if our mids get smashed this week - the overhaul needs to be done.
    With goldy giving us first use - our forwards should be licking their lips - hopefully ziebs is played fwd and we get better inside 50s

    Garner / Waite to rip it up
     
  16. Kimbo

    Kimbo Brownlow Medallist

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    Dees have won clearances despite losing the hitouts in the past three weeks and have a good tough midfield. We're going to have our work cut out for us.
     
  17. archereleven

    archereleven Norm Smith Medallist

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    Goldy averaging about 20 less hitouts compared to his AA year... Even Zac Smith and Paddy Ryder are averaging 5-6 more hitouts a game this season.
     
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  18. archereleven

    archereleven Norm Smith Medallist

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    Yep.

    Great Mids>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>Great Ruck

    EDIT:

    - Unless Corza type ruck in prime
    - Not even sure we can call Goldy 'great' anymore.
     
  19. Long Live the King

    Long Live the King Club Legend

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    Feb 24, 2009
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    Tend to agree. My preference is to always talk down our chances even though Im quietly confident then join in the post win euphoria like there was never any doubt.
     
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  20. Long Live the King

    Long Live the King Club Legend

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    The team lifts with those guys in the team...no doubt about it.
     
  21. Heaps of fun

    Heaps of fun Brownlow Medallist

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    Down on form but neither of those guys shared the load with an actual ruck in almost half their games for the season, unless you count Stanley and Blicavs which I don't because they're VFL standard.
     
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  22. shimaburnsgrieg

    shimaburnsgrieg Team Captain

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    Apr 1, 2017
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    Our mids have had some good games but have been inconsistent as a group (including Goldy in that.)

    After being smashed last week by a strong experienced unit they need to make a statement and impose themselves (physically and mentally) on the relatively inexperienced Dees midfield. That needs to start with JZ and BC going hard from the first bounce.

    If we get bullied again this week in the midfield then yes some serious questions need to be asked about what we are doing in there.
     
  23. archereleven

    archereleven Norm Smith Medallist

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    Down on form for 1.5 years?

    Hasnt come close to 2015 and one wonders whether he ever gets there again.

    Stanley and Blicavs are still averaging 26 hitouts a game between them and Trengrove nearly 8
     
  24. Heaps of fun

    Heaps of fun Brownlow Medallist

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    He's about 70% of the player he was two years ago, agreed. With regards to hit out numbers I think he's played a considerable amount of time forward compared to Ryder and Smith. He's third in our goal kicking for a reason.
     
  25. archereleven

    archereleven Norm Smith Medallist

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    Hes 3rd in goal kicking with 8 goals, thats 1 goal a game or a bit over as i think he has played 7? Preuss was averaging a goal a game as well.

    As it stands, Goldy is worth about half his salary imho and needs to consistently lift...
     

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