Preview Changes vs Hawks (Rnd 5) In: Petty, Hibberd, MBrown Out: Fritsch(inj), Jetta(Omit), May(inj), Sparrow(Omit)

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Hawk_francais

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Rumours that Gunston might get up for this week, which might stretch our defence a little if true, but you'd think it's unlikely. Think I'd still be confident in our defence regardless.
Not a snowball’s chance in hell. Still weeks away, has had no preseason.

With Lewis out suspended it will be Koschitzke and O’Brien as our talls, with young Emerson Jeka a smoky to debut after he kicked 11 goals in his past two VFL matches. Even with may out, our forward line shouldn’t present you with too many problems. Will more likely be Moore, Wingard or Brockman who hit the scoreboard.

Ned Reeves a young 211cm ruckman also being talked up as a possible debutant.
 

TheFourPillars

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Not a snowball’s chance in hell. Still weeks away, has had no preseason.

With Lewis out suspended it will be Koschitzke and O’Brien as our talls, with young Emerson Jeka a smoky to debut after he kicked 11 goals in his past two VFL matches. Even with may out, our forward line shouldn’t present you with too many problems. Will more likely be Moore, Wingard or Brockman who hit the scoreboard.

Ned Reeves a young 211cm ruckman also being talked up as a possible debutant.
He will be back next week
 

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rhaz

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Worry about shaking up the backline that much but keen to see if Petty can have a better game down back than seen before.
 

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ImissFrosty

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Thought it would have been a good week to give one of Chandler, Bowey or Laurie a game.
Could've played Bowey if we brough Hibbo in as a tall and dropped Jetta. I think we're past the stage of giving games to kids for the sake of it. Let them build up to the level in the twos. Hopefully their elite ball use can be helpful come the end of the year.
 

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Could've played Bowey if we brough Hibbo in as a tall and dropped Jetta. I think we're past the stage of giving games to kids for the sake of it. Let them build up to the level in the twos. Hopefully their elite ball use can be helpful come the end of the year.
Not sure we need to be playing Mitch Brown tomorrow (given Weid and Ben Brown are a week away) . I would have given one of the kids a taste of it.
 

Crusty Demon

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I actually like Mitch coming in. Tries his a$$ off and usually good for a cpl of goals. Lead up forward like Fritsch. The ins are like for like. Jetta out with Hibberd in improves us. Petty has earned his callup supposedly.

We should be winning comfortably but again, our demons of being comfortable favourites and losing usually rear up and bite us on the a$$. Let's see if this really is a different group..
 

Daemon

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I'm glad we aren't trying anything cute with selections. Like for like is good. This is a danger game, no need to be complacent about it.
 

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