Changes Round 8 v Saints

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This site is so inclusive - a role model for the NRL perhaps.
One camp is sack Masten - the other we are to tall.
Now Waterman makes us to tall. He is listed as 1.91. This compares to average mids such as danger 1.87, Dusty1.98, Part Cripps 1.95 and Fyfe 1.9.
Our mids a too small to contest - Saints will be hell bent on winning the contested possession - to allow them to use pace outside. We obviously need grunt and run.
Masten is a worthy team member (I am not a fn) but he lacks grunt and power in his running (keeps going well but not explosive to attack or defend)

Waterman looks a useful option to be tried.
 

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Who does Rioli come in for next week?

A small like Venners or a tall like Allen/Waterman?

Will we drop Allen or Vardy for Hickey? Or stick with 2 rucks?

Our team make up will be very interesting over the next few weeks.
 
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Can i say LOL...

Bye Bye Masten...Last week Eagles twitter were adamant he has this superior role that noone else can do GTFO...

Rioli is back next week very unlikely for Masto Masto Man to come in with him too unless its injury forced. Even then id back in a WAFL mid.
We better win though or Mastern will be rushed back in.
 
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Bookmark this or screen shot it.

This selection by the MC IS WRONG.

Eagles will lose.

Placing $100 on saints

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Not only will I bookmark it, I raise your poultry $100 bet and put $500 on WC to win.
The youngsters they’ve brought in this year all deserve their spots, Allen, Petrol and Waterman.
Masten out is well overdue but welcomed, and the midfield balance looks spot on.
In fact only 3 players off our best 22, Nic Nat, Rioli and Barrass.
 
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Not only will I bookmark it, I raise your poultry $100 bet and put $500 on WC to win.
The youngsters they’ve brought in this year all deserve their spots, Allen, Petrol and Waterman.
Masten out is well overdue but welcomed, and the midfield balance looks spot on.
In fact only 3 players off our best 22, Nic Nat, Rioli and Barrass.
Don’t chicken out on that poultry bet, Figgy!
 

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So Waterman - what can we expect?

Fat X commentating this year was saying Jake has put in a massive preseason in his endurance running. He also made a number of comments that his goals that he scored that were close to goals as being an outcome of gut running.

In the WAFL games I have seen him play, I would support his inclusion as a high half forward- and yes he was very good last year in his first 10 games.

Too tall - really not sure why people say that. We have 2 tall defenders, 2 tall forwards, a genuine ruck and a hybrid ruck/forward.

Jake is not a KPF - he is a half forward who is shorter than Fyfe, Lynch (Crow) and Mundy.

I really like the way he has gone back to WAFL and been close on our best player most weeks.

So we balance our team with an extra forward at the expense of a midfielder we try to force into being a forward. We also bring in a player who has made an impact in each game he has played since the Lions game at the expense of a player who is out of touch and who’s best match up each week is empty space.
 

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Who does Rioli come in for next week?

A small like Venners or a tall like Allen/Waterman?

Will we drop Allen or Vardy for Hickey? Or stick with 2 rucks?

Our team make up will be very interesting over the next few weeks.
Rioli in for Venners
Hickey straight swap for Vardy, I think they'll stay with the one ruck+Allen backup option
 

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This site is so inclusive - a role model for the NRL perhaps.
One camp is sack Masten - the other we are to tall.
Now Waterman makes us to tall. He is listed as 1.91. This compares to average mids such as danger 1.87, Dusty1.98, Part Cripps 1.95 and Fyfe 1.9.
Our mids a too small to contest - Saints will be hell bent on winning the contested possession - to allow them to use pace outside. We obviously need grunt and run.
Masten is a worthy team member (I am not a fn) but he lacks grunt and power in his running (keeps going well but not explosive to attack or defend)

Waterman looks a useful option to be tried.
I know, I know, does my head in! Too tall, too small, pro masten, no masten, we want X in, we want X out, when are they playing young Z? then why did they play X?. why did they play Z? It's even funnier when young B finally gets to play after much complaining here...and then he's useless? they ask for C to be replaced with D as though it's going to change the whole team dynamics and we'll be back in the winning circle...and guess what, makes no difference, Mr.C wasn't the saviour of the footy world after all, possibly because he was too young and inexperienced on a big stage. We need to blood youth-then why are we blooding youth? Darling needs a spell in the wafl. Jk needs a spell in the wafl. The whole team needs a spell in the wafl. Fortunately, it's all speculation and opinion and the coaches and players don't pay attention to any of this....but we love our footy.
 

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I know, I know, does my head in! Too tall, too small, pro masten, no masten, we want X in, we want X out, when are they playing young Z? then why did they play X?. why did they play Z? It's even funnier when young B finally gets to play after much complaining here...and then he's useless? they ask for C to be replaced with D as though it's going to change the whole team dynamics and we'll be back in the winning circle...and guess what, makes no difference, Mr.C wasn't the saviour of the footy world after all, possibly because he was too young and inexperienced on a big stage. We need to blood youth-then why are we blooding youth? Darling needs a spell in the wafl. Jk needs a spell in the wafl. The whole team needs a spell in the wafl. Fortunately, it's all speculation and opinion and the coaches and players don't pay attention to any of this....but we love our footy.
Needs more Y ..


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This site is so inclusive - a role model for the NRL perhaps.
One camp is sack Masten - the other we are to tall.
Now Waterman makes us to tall. He is listed as 1.91. This compares to average mids such as danger 1.87, Dusty1.98, Part Cripps 1.95 and Fyfe 1.9.
Our mids a too small to contest - Saints will be hell bent on winning the contested possession - to allow them to use pace outside. We obviously need grunt and run.
Masten is a worthy team member (I am not a fn) but he lacks grunt and power in his running (keeps going well but not explosive to attack or defend)

Waterman looks a useful option to be tried.
Has Waterman played in a midfield role at WAFL?
I liked his role in 2018, he didn't compete with JK and JD like how OAllen does. Agree that at 191cm he's not a tall in the modern sense, (JD is only 191cm as well).

I like that Masten has been dropped, we have one midfielder too many and it's shown in the impact Sheed has had compared to his finals series and pre-season form. Never mind that Masten has been massively underperforming.
 

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He's listed as an emergency.
Keep living in your dreamland for whatever reason.
He's not injured.
How am I living in a dreamland haha. I asked a reasonable question as to why he didn't train, why he wasn't replace by another wingman and if he is an 'emergency', why didn't he travel?

Obviously Masten hits a nerve for you. For whatever reason.
 
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