Even more so when you consider we've played away more than home in a season where we live in one of the states where you can actually play football.Gotta love it when a Victorian teams coach complains about their opponent not having to travel.
They serve Irony in buckets in the AFL, and there's still leftovers.
What about when Brett Ebert shanked that first shot on goal in the 2007 GFI remember Tredrea missing a very gettable early goal in the 2002 qualifying final against Collingwood, and I immediately thought to myself, "This ain't gonna be our night." So it proved, and if Charlie follows suit in a couple of weeks, it might be deja vu.
Surely we have travelled the most of any team this season? Perth teams just HUB HOME HUB. Vic teams mostly HOME HUB and a touch of travel. Crows more games than us at AO.Even more so when you consider we've played away more than home in a season where we live in one of the states where you can actually play football.
I've been saying for a while we've had the toughest travel conditions this year. In the first hub, never had a string of home games in a row, playing in conditions continually changing, two midday starts in Queensland in a row with same day travel, fewer games in our home state than our direct rival.
That Houston went along at 97% efficiency did it even rain during the game?Well that was an enjoyable win despite the slog, a complete domination with a gameplan that steamrolled our opposition.
But seriously how good is it to see a more consistent team that shows up during the H&A week to week like clockwork. Finals is a very different beast but the yoyo form seems gone which is a big step forward.
Houston was terrific in defense, I loved the mistake he made and then sprinting to the next contest to spoil the ball out of bounds.
Its insane how hard Boak runs, he is hungry for a flag no doubt.
Wines back to his old self, reminding all of us of that dominant big bodied mid between 2014-2017.
Rockliff playing that s***stirrer Josh Carr role beautifully.
An unpopular viewpoint, but I think currently theres little daylight between an available Burton and Bonner. The latter has had more match time and the one who I'd rather back in the finals.
This is why I like us against Richmond over say Geelong.Seriously, are we the hardest and BEST tackling side in the competition
Yeah, Adelaide being bottom is just gold, isn’t it?
Best game since the Richmond game IMO.I really enjoy watching aggressive, hard running Ollie Wines play footy - great stuff Ollie.
50 pts in those conditions you'd take every day of the week. Not perfect, but the best we have played for a while and that's encouraging.
The flipside is also true.