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A typically knowledgable, thorough preview of our season from Rohan Connelly. Has us 7th, but admits that could be conservative.

https://footyology.com.au/footyology-countdown-roos-ready-to-rise-higher/

Great read with an optimistic perspective.

Great best 22 and emergencies - cut it however you like and there are players not there that could/ should be, i.e Garner, BMac

THE BEST 22
B:
Majak Daw, Robbie Tarrant, Marley Williams
HB: Jasper Pittard, Scott Thompson, Trent Dumont
C: Jared Polec, Ben Cunnington, Aaron Hall
HF: Jed Anderson, Mason Wood, Dom Tyson
F: Jy Simpkin, Ben Brown, Jack Ziebell
R: Todd Goldstein, Ben Jacobs, Shaun Higgins
Inter: Shaun Atley, Jamie Macmillan, Luke Davies-Uniacke, Paul Ahern
Emerg: Luke McDonald, Sam Wright, Ed Vickers-Willis, Bailey Scott
 

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THE BEST 22
B:
Majak Daw, Robbie Tarrant, Marley Williams
HB: Jasper Pittard, Scott Thompson, Trent Dumont
C:
Jared Polec, Ben Cunnington, Aaron Hall
HF: Jed Anderson, Mason Wood, Dom Tyson
F:
Jy Simpkin, Ben Brown, Jack Ziebell
R: Todd Goldstein, Ben Jacobs, Shaun Higgins
Inter: Shaun Atley, Jamie Macmillan, Luke Davies-Uniacke, Paul Ahern
Emerg: Luke McDonald, Sam Wright, Ed Vickers-Willis, Bailey Scott
Some bizarre positional stuff there.
 

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I am told the Snivelling Sycophant, aka Whateley, said the new 50m rule is ok and the players just need to adapt to it. as expected.
We need to teach Atley to play for frees. I'm serious. Finally found a usable niche for his straight line burst and speed. Duck into some bullshit in the back 50 then run like god intended and either unleash forward before the opposition can effectively counter or simply get another 50 and slot it himself.

It's a ******* farce.
 
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It's actually demeaning to a woman who excels in any field to make mention that it's even more special because she's a woman.

All this gender bullshit has messed up people's heads.
This is probably the most feminist thing I've read for a while, and not in the pejorative sense.
 

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Great read with an optimistic perspective.

Great best 22 and emergencies - cut it however you like and there are players not there that could/ should be, i.e Garner, BMac

THE BEST 22
B:
Majak Daw, Robbie Tarrant, Marley Williams
HB: Jasper Pittard, Scott Thompson, Trent Dumont
C: Jared Polec, Ben Cunnington, Aaron Hall
HF: Jed Anderson, Mason Wood, Dom Tyson
F: Jy Simpkin, Ben Brown, Jack Ziebell
R: Todd Goldstein, Ben Jacobs, Shaun Higgins
Inter: Shaun Atley, Jamie Macmillan, Luke Davies-Uniacke, Paul Ahern
Emerg: Luke McDonald, Sam Wright, Ed Vickers-Willis, Bailey Scott
Are the media overrating Pittard? I would have LMac and EVW ahead of him, but that is only my opinion. Can he play tall and short? EVW can play taller (because he is tallish), but I dont know if JPit has the strength.
No Turner too!! His defensive pressure is better than anyone on our list, so would think he gets in!!
 

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Are the media overrating Pittard? I would have LMac and EVW ahead of him, but that is only my opinion. Can he play tall and short? EVW can play taller (because he is tallish), but I dont know if JPit has the strength.
No Turner too!! His defensive pressure is better than anyone on our list, so would think he gets in!!
OMG - I forgot to even mention Turner! My point exactly, so many options and yoiu can cut it so many ways.

Anyhow - I dont think they are overatting Pittard, I think they are assuming we will play him , having chased him for a few years and brought him in for a reason.

Time will tell if hes overrated!
 
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