Game Day Round 7 - Adelaide Midgets v GWS Giants

Who wins?


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pjcrows

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At home, but concerned their 3 I50 talls will wreak havoc on our small defence. Hopefully the wind keeps it on the deck.

A genuine 50:50.
 

craig crowing

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Last two weeks the opposition class players Mundy -- Fyfe then Omeara -- Mitchell produced to over run us .
Well this week there is Greene ,Kelly , Taranto , Whitfield etc etc .
But wait we brought in our trump card
DAVID MACKAAY
No we dont need to continue to develop our future by dropping Fogarty and overlooking Worrell with 2 defenders out after praising his efforts .
So we will confuse them with our lightweight defence and our midget group of forwards and of course David gets another development game .
Unfortunately think reality will hit today before we get another dose of on showdown day.
 

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footy4ever

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Last two weeks the opposition class players Mundy -- Fyfe then Omeara -- Mitchell produced to over run us .
Well this week there is Greene ,Kelly , Taranto , Whitfield etc etc .
But wait we brought in our trump card
DAVID MACKAAY
No we dont need to continue to develop our future by dropping Fogarty and overlooking Worrell with 2 defenders out after praising his efforts .
So we will confuse them with our lightweight defence and our midget group of forwards and of course David gets another development game .
Unfortunately think reality will hit today before we get another dose of on showdown day.
Just on Greene. We've all been fearing the number he could do on us, but I couldn't really recall him hurting us too badly in the past so I looked up the stats.

Over the last ten games Crows/GWS, I think he missed 3, but there were really only two games he played with any hurt factor.

Averaged about 15Ds with a goal here and there in the other games. Most recent games against us have been underwhelming.
 

Johnny Rutten

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Last two weeks the opposition class players Mundy -- Fyfe then Omeara -- Mitchell produced to over run us .
Well this week there is Greene ,Kelly , Taranto , Whitfield etc etc .
But wait we brought in our trump card
DAVID MACKAAY
No we dont need to continue to develop our future by dropping Fogarty and overlooking Worrell with 2 defenders out after praising his efforts .
So we will confuse them with our lightweight defence and our midget group of forwards and of course David gets another development game .
Unfortunately think reality will hit today before we get another dose of on showdown day.
Not a fan of playing Mackay either, but I disagree that we aren't still very much in developing mode. We have the youngest team selected this week. Mackay in is offset by Lynch/Brown going out and two more youngsters (Berry/Murray) get another crack at it. Worrell will get his turn, as will Fog again. It's still a rebuild even if your favourite young players are missing out.
 

Murray2503

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Money on the giants at surprisingly good odds. Unfortunately we haven't been lucky and this is their best team they have put out on the park all year which has coincided with the most injuries we have had all year. Gws by 4 goals.

A Saturday game, what a shock to the system.
 
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ABAB

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Last two weeks the opposition class players Mundy -- Fyfe then Omeara -- Mitchell produced to over run us .
Well this week there is Greene ,Kelly , Taranto , Whitfield etc etc .
But wait we brought in our trump card
DAVID MACKAAY
No we dont need to continue to develop our future by dropping Fogarty and overlooking Worrell with 2 defenders out after praising his efforts .
So we will confuse them with our lightweight defence and our midget group of forwards and of course David gets another development game .
Unfortunately think reality will hit today before we get another dose of on showdown day.
MacKay will be the tagger......
 

CrowBloke

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GreyCrow , also along the lines of " what I want to see " --- after the NM and GCS wins, Nicks talked up the Crows' fitness and how they were confident the boys would run out the game.
Yet against both Freo and the Hawks, they seemed to run out of puff.
I'm wondering whether that's a lack of experience, not so much fitness.
The full-on, 10-goal second quarter vs Hawthorn was offset horribly by the last. Maybe the young players need to learn how to conserve their energy, just a little, so that they can run out a full game? After all, they only needed one goal in that last quarter and did miss two gettable chances. In another thread a poster suggested that Keays missed because he was cooked.
 
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thebirdman 24

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I understand Toby is a good player but surely he is not a one man band. There midfield troubles me more as they have a lot more polish and pace than our one dimensional midfield.
Another one of those ugly timeslot games against a low drawing opponent.

Shut down Toby Greene and we win the game, however that is much easier said than done.
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Murray2503

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Why is a surprise ?? They sit 13th and lost to us last year when we were worse
The team we had out on the park last year was infinitely better than this one. It contained Sloane, Talia, Brown, BCrouch, Stengle, MCrouch. We also weren't worse when we played them last year and a lot of our players were in better form.
 

hey shorty

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The team we had out on the park last year was infinitely better than this one. It contained Sloane, Talia, Brown, BCrouch, Stengle, MCrouch. We also weren't worse when we played them last year and a lot of our players were in better form.
And yet we are in better form than we were last year.
 

hey shorty

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I understand Toby is a good player but surely he is not a one man band. There midfield troubles me more as they have a lot more polish and pace than our one dimensional midfield.

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I think we can break even in there, but they don't have many other forward threats
 

GreyCrow

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GreyCrow , also along the lines of " what I want to see " --- after the NM and GCS wins, Nicks talked up the Crows' fitness and how they were confident the boys would run out the game.
Yet against both Freo and the Hawks, they seemed to run out of puff.
I'm wondering whether that's a lack of experience, not so much fitness.
The full-on, 10-goal second quarter vs Hawthorn was offset horribly by the last. Maybe the young players need to learn how to conserve their energy, just a little, so that they can run out a full game? After all, they only needed one goal in that last quarter and did miss two gettable chances. In another thread a poster suggested that Keays missed was because he was cooked.
Yep. One of the hardest things to teach is knowing when to run hard and when to conserve energy - and I do think it's instinctual for the good players
 

Bay62

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Two tickets to the game

Unfortunately we can’t get there today so if anyone would like a couple of tickets just message me

Thanks
 

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