Poll - Who would you rate as the weakest premiership side in the AFL era?

Discussion in 'AFL - The Australian Football League' started by Kerleys Ghost, Oct 2, 2017.

Put it out there
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Which premiership team would you rate as the weakest of the AFL era?

  1. Collingwood 1990

    50 vote(s)
    4.3%
  2. Hawthorn 1991

    2 vote(s)
    0.2%
  3. West Coast 92-94

    2 vote(s)
    0.2%
  4. Essendon 1993

    59 vote(s)
    5.0%
  5. Carlton 1995

    10 vote(s)
    0.9%
  6. North 96-99

    13 vote(s)
    1.1%
  7. Adelaide 97-98

    98 vote(s)
    8.3%
  8. Essendon 2000

    32 vote(s)
    2.7%
  9. Brisbane 2001-2003

    4 vote(s)
    0.3%
  10. Port 2004

    33 vote(s)
    2.8%
  11. Sydney 2005

    34 vote(s)
    2.9%
  12. West Coast 2006

    7 vote(s)
    0.6%
  13. Geelong 2007-2011

    14 vote(s)
    1.2%
  14. Hawthorn 2008

    17 vote(s)
    1.4%
  15. Collingwood 2010

    22 vote(s)
    1.9%
  16. Sydney 2012

    7 vote(s)
    0.6%
  17. Hawthorn 2013-2015

    19 vote(s)
    1.6%
  18. Bulldogs 2016

    380 vote(s)
    32.3%
  19. Richmond 2017

    372 vote(s)
    31.7%
  1. Kerleys Ghost

    Kerleys Ghost Club Legend

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  2. HaroLad

    HaroLad Phat

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    This Richmond side in recent memory.
     
  3. blue harvest

    blue harvest Norm Smith Medallist

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    Impossible to know and meaningless anyway.
    If you are premiers then it's mission accomplished, you were the best that year.
     
  4. CD__

    CD__ Formerly 1990Swan.

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    Who cares? It’s like asking which Victoria Secret angel is the least attractive.
     
  5. SSSSSS

    SSSSSS Brownlow Medallist

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    On paper Richmond's bottom 6 (and arguably the entire team) is probably the worst but games aren't won on paper and they showed that when played in their system they work extremely well.
     
  6. piesaregreat

    piesaregreat All Australian

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    Adelaide 2017.

    :oops:
     
  8. Demon13304

    Demon13304 All Australian

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    Farrrout you guys are a negative bunch
     
  9. TheKanga

    TheKanga Brownlow Medallist

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    Bulldogs 2016
     
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  10. Demon13304

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    I'm voting for Essendon 2000

    Haha.
     
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  11. TheKanga

    TheKanga Brownlow Medallist

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    Wish we had this side again
     
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  12. matey

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    Richmond were the best team during Sep and 2017 no doubt but I think the evenness of the competition kind of diminishes their nu 1 tag. It's so even I would not be surprised if the Tigers drop out of the 8 next year and the Demons win it! Then the Hawks win it the year after
     
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  13. Aramis

    Aramis Premium Platinum

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    Classic salty post grand final loss topic/thread.
     
  14. port_adelaide_1870

    port_adelaide_1870 Norm Smith Medallist

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    Adelaide 1998- finished 5th, lost the first final and got a second chance..

    Only won because the old finals series use to be messed up
     
  15. Demon13304

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    Get used to it Tigers supporters, they're already finding ways to try to demean and discredit your premiership.
    Enjoy the saltiness and throw shit back to them to make them even saltier
     
  16. DeIulio2Pearce

    DeIulio2Pearce Premium Gold

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    Adelaide 97/98, OP.
     
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    What an embaressingly pathetic post.
     
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  18. Occidental

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    Essendon 1993.
    Only won 13 Home & Away games - only 3 more than the side who finished 10th that year. It was a very lacklustre and even year.
    Lo & behold the flogs were also found to have breached the Salary Cap during that year and copped fines and draft bans.....but got to keep the flag!!! (Unlike Melbourne Storm, obviously the NRL has more balls than the AFL).
    Worst team, cheating club.
    This flag should not even count.
     
  19. captain cotch 9

    captain cotch 9 Norm Smith Medallist

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    Does this cover it?
     
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    Milanista28 Norm Smith Medallist

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    Are you offended and outraged?
     
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    Bunk Moreland Brownlow Medallist

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    Better side than Collingwood in 1990!
     
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    Nightrain All Australian

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    Sounds like a great idea for a poll...
     
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  23. barmy44

    barmy44 BigFooty Guy

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    depends how you look at it...

    tigers this year dismantled the rest of the top 4, despite the weight of recent history ('13-'15 capitulations) and further back (didnt they win more finals this year than they have between '83-'16?). they seem to be one of the closest teams i can recall watching, in terms of their admiration and love for each other. watching them hold up the song until ivan maric was in the circle was great.

    id say they were extremely 'strong', personally.

    the bulldogs last year - 3 away finals (perth, 3 times reigning premier, and arguably the most talent laden side in the comp), and then a GF against a great sydney team... all after finishing 7th. apparently it was all the bye, and 7th was where teams wanted to finish from here on out. and then this year happened. bad injury list, and some pretty sickening injuries both physically and emotionally.

    id say they were also very 'strong'.

    essendon '00 - great team, but clearly the best in it (maybe the best in history) and didnt have all that much standing in their way. they were brilliant, but in some ways their 'strength' wasnt really tested.

    who is the weakest in terms of talent? who cares, but arguments can be made in any manner of ways on that.

    who is the strongest in terms of talent? who cares, but arguments can be made in any manner of ways on that, too.

    all premiers display strength, and all display weakness.

    what i think is weak is denigrating achievements - whether expected (essendon '00) or remarkable (dogs '16, tigers '17) - out of jealousy and a need to belittle other teams for, it usually seems on BF, no other reason than it wasnt your team you got to watch succeeding.

    i loved every second of richmonds success, including their dismantling of my own side in the QF. we werent up to it, they were, and cotchin has been something else these finals. his goal in the last quarter of the QF was my favourite moment of the finals.
     
  24. rippersnipper

    rippersnipper Norm Smith Medallist

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    I might be a bit salty (despite only being 1 and thus having not watched that game but more premierships) over this but I was reading about this the other day. How the **** did they make it past week 1? Lost the first final from 5th and still went through. Makes no sense
     
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    Kerley still having trouble biting the pillow I see...