Play Nice Jobe Watson to retire (no WADA/ASADA debates)

Discussion in 'AFL - The Australian Football League' started by donkeypunchd, Aug 9, 2017.

Put it out there
  1. donkeypunchd

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    Press conference has been called for the next couple of hours, looks like he's going to call time on his career. Would imagine he'll have a fair few regrets about how things played out during his time with the Bombers
     

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  2. JRyan23

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    Great career still be remembered as 2012 Brownlow Medalist
     
  3. Tushay

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    Let's just hope he's learned from the whole EFC drugs saga and doesn't do this presser in double denim.
     
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    I don't think he will.

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  5. SherbertLemon

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    BRING OUT THE DENIM JOBI WAN KANOBI
     
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    I think he will yes the records won't say but you can't erase history.
     
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  7. DapperJong

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    Lots of people live outside the bounds of wikipedia.
     
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    26 votes is usually polled by players who were 2nd best. :p
     
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    Oh here we go, another Jobe Watson thread. Let's see all the Jobe Watson critics come in here are continue to lay into him even though it'll be his retirement press conference.

    I personally feel that whilst the players are responsible to a degree for the supplements saga, the administration is the major culprit. They more than likely hoodwinked the players with regards to the administering of substances, so I feel that they abused the trust of these guys who put lots of trust into them.
     
  10. Senor Ed

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    He definitely used "The Force"
     
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    Anyway congrats on a great career Jobe you will go as an Essendon legend.
     
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  12. Milanista28

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    An absolute champion, One of the best and most genuine blokes the game has seen.

    A pleasure to watch, Well done Jobe.
     
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    Shame it ended the way it did but good career
     
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    He'll be remembered for the great year he had in 2102.

    The rest of the time he's been pretty average.
     
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    Whatever way you think, it doesn't take away from the fact this is a damn funny post!
     
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    Solid footballer. Great captain. Very glad he was able to come back this year.
     
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    DRINK!
     
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    Yeah, he wuz shit
     
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    Funny that.
     
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    Why do people go into retire threads to bag the player? Noticed the last couple now following suit.
     
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    Correct decision has been made.
    A great servant for the EFC, but he'll largely be remembered as the face of the supplements saga.
     
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    Many will judge his career through the prism of EFC drug scandal but there is no doubting, he is much loved player of the club and its supporters.
     
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    It's Big Footy, it's what's expected.

    Talk face to face with any of these posters and they'll tell a very different opinion, faceless anonymity allows for small people to feel big.
     
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  24. Senor Ed

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    Matty Boyd's has been pretty good. No pot shots in there.
     
  25. TigermanM2

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    Yeah pretty much nailed it for mine.

    Well done Jobe.
     
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