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QAFL 2018

Discussion in 'Queensland Footy' started by damochandler, Jan 18, 2018.

  1. YOULL DO ME

    YOULL DO ME Senior List

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    Sorry Ablett u r seriously wrong ba is a leader was as a player and coach of Cooly and nothing would have changed players play for him and that’s the key hard but fair and a really good bloke off the field a leader there as well
     
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  2. damochandler

    damochandler Brownlow Medallist

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    Doc is a good coach. That 2001 cooly premiership Jesus
     
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  3. goalkicker11

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    I might have to agree with that comment Damo
     
  4. smy1305

    smy1305 Premiership Player

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    They came to noosa and gave us a touch up in the qualifying final and we had a pretty good side. Mind u surfers did the same the following week...☹️

    From my understanding BA has put a few good assistants around him this year which is smart thinking. Makes him capable of narrowing his focus a little bit and no doubt coach better. Coaching in eRly 2000s would be different to coaching now, especially as a non playing coach. Im sure he has adapted! GC footy pretty strong atm, kids being drafted, the 3 of the 4 qafl clubs going well with labrador just having an off year, the neafl side going well, burleigh is competitive and their ladder position isnt a true indicator in my mind. Probably should be mond you with the number of ex southeners and population but all the same, good to see.
     
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  5. damochandler

    damochandler Brownlow Medallist

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    It still burns baz.
     
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  6. stuyd1

    stuyd1 Club Legend

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    Some important games this weekend ,,,,tips anyone ?
    Palmy
    Grange
    Surfers
    Broady
     
  7. stuyd1

    stuyd1 Club Legend

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    So, My Broady defeat The Vultures by 15 points in one tight struggle .
    Morningside inflict Palmys first defeat of the season without 3 of there guns be it Kinch, Logan and Weare.
    So the Panthers have now knocked off the top 3 sides in the past 4 weeks.
    I mentioned on here some 5 weeks ago , that the Panthers are surging and looking dangerous.lol..
     
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  8. Northside Nomad

    Northside Nomad Debutant

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    Would've liked to see the young hawks get the points today. Ryan Thompson plays for his junior club and they win in my opinion. Jordan Harding turning into a genuine A grade midfielder. Well done young man.
     
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  9. Northside Nomad

    Northside Nomad Debutant

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    From what I've seen, Mt Gravatt and Surfers to make way for Morningside and the Magpies come finals time.
     
  10. stuyd1

    stuyd1 Club Legend

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  11. stuyd1

    stuyd1 Club Legend

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    I reckon Morningside will now make the finals, Mt Gravatt as well, Magpies yes, with Surfers not making it
     

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  12. ablett

    ablett Premiership Player

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    Surfers will make the finals , which would make a lot of teams nervous, as they could repeat what the Western Bulldogs achieved in 2016.
     
  13. Super Paradise

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    Haha - let's hope so.
    2 weeks ago thought 8 wins would be enough - now it looks like 9 wins will be required.
    Magpies need 4 wins out of 6 games
    Surfers will need 2 wins
    Mt G need probably 3 wins due to their percentage
    Morningside need 3 wins and they should beat Grange, Lab and Hawks at least.

    Based on the ladder they should all achieve that. Mt Gravatt cannot afford anymore injuries and need to get a few back.
    Some good upsets over the last few weeks has made it interesting. Seems like some sides match up better against certain oppositions.
     
  14. 2010premier

    2010premier All Australian

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    Yes it’s got very interesting. I reckon only PBC are locked in for minor premier and cats should make top 3 given % and games against bottom sides still to come.

    But the matches between maggies siders demons and vultures will be very interesting to follow as throw a blanket over them all and one will be top 3 and 1 will miss out completely and the other 2 will go hammer and thongs in the elimination final. % could be telling.

    And Lab will pop up and upset someone at some stage too.
     
  15. stuyd1

    stuyd1 Club Legend

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    My final 6 come year end after home and away games .
    Palm Beach
    Broadbeach
    Morningside
    Mt Gravatt
    Magpies
    Surfers
     
  16. stuyd1

    stuyd1 Club Legend

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    With such a even competition within this group , a lot will depend on injuries, players being elevated to NEAFL level, players coming back fronm NEAFL level and acadamey players coming in after there season comittments
     
  17. FAN THE MAN

    FAN THE MAN Team Captain

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    My predicted ladder

    PBC
    Broadbeach
    Sherwood
    Morningside
    Surfers
    Mt Gravatt
    Labrador
    Grange
    Sandgate

    With only % splitting 3rd to 6th.
     
  18. Gazzaa

    Gazzaa Debutant

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    Broadbeach have signed ex junior Luke McGuane! Great get to assist Matt Fowler for the rest of the year. Surely boosts the cats flag hopes
     
  19. ablett

    ablett Premiership Player

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    Wasn’t he a backman, when has he last played?

    Handy inclusion if fit
     
  20. Dezario

    Dezario Team Captain

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    Pretty sure he played foward when at Brisbane. He would be able to play either end in Qafl
     
  21. stuyd1

    stuyd1 Club Legend

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    Mcguane was a broady junior ,,,thus the connection ..... he registered as a player with broady early this year at the chance he may come and play for us. He has not played footy this year , so who knows how his chronic leg injuries are ... As far as I know , this is banter at the moment with nothing concrete in place as we speak .
     
  22. Thommo 42

    Thommo 42 Norm Smith Medallist

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    Better him than the other Broady junior who recently retired and goes alright as a key forward!
     
  23. stuyd1

    stuyd1 Club Legend

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    Cats have confirmed Luke Mcguane will play this season.
     
  24. Blocker Roach

    Blocker Roach All Australian

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    What's the thoughts on changes if implemented at AFL Level for next year.

    Seems like a ground swell of support to have some changes to open game up.

    Do you think they will be adopted in QAFL if they get through in October this year as being currently muted?
     
  25. Dezario

    Dezario Team Captain

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    I read on th AFL website today that any changes wouldn’t be implemented until 2021.

    The should be careful with too much tinkering, regardless of how many goals are kicked it’s such an even competition with spots for top 4 and 8 still up for grabs and more than likely will be going into round 23.

    Can’t see it happening in Qafl level anytime soon
     
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