Review Round 9 vs Fremantle, Metricon Stadium, Sunday 15th May, 1:40pm AEST

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KaySwizzle

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Anderson probably has to come back in as well if he’s not still sick. So Anderson for Davies is the most likely swap there.
 

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Out: Lukosius (inj), Davies
In: Anderson, Bowes

Bowes has a bit more flexibility so I would bring him in for Lukosius. Anderson just comes back in if he is healthy over Davies.
 

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This game will be interesting.

Will end the age demographic excuse about our club 1 way or another.

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Anderson back in for Davies obviously.

On form you would probably say Flanders in for Luko, but there is no point bringing him in if we are just going to shoehorn him in across half-forward. Same with Constable. Like-for-like you would think either Jeffrey or Sexton although I wouldn’t mind Sharp in and just let him roam the wing.

It will end up being Luko for DMac though.
 

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Out: Luko, Davies
In: Bowes, Anderson

Didn't see the game, but you surely bring Bowes back in now. Showed that he's got enough fitness and touch. He'll be rusty for his first couple of games back, but put him up forward and rotate him in the midfield to help get him some touch. He has great flexibility.

Got to keep Swallow in the same role he was in.

Not sure what to do with Fiorini as I thought Weller did a decent job on the far-side wing and kept Gulden accountable. With Anderson coming back in though, his inside mid time will go way down. Which, given a lot of his touches against the Swans, may not be a bad thing. He seemed to be the only mid that didn't get the 'don't bomb it long' memo. Be interesting to see how Dew handles that.

Dew's comments RE: MacPherson were concerning as he seemed to really rate him and said he had a 'real impact'. I didn't see it that way. Regardless, Darcy might get the whole game.
 

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Sounded most like a meniscus
Did not get that impression at all. You don't play with meniscus damage.

My pure guess would be some bone bruising or tweaked again PCL. Dew mentioned that it should not get worse, players can play with it, it should settle over time. Let's see on Tue.
 

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Dew's comments RE: MacPherson were concerning as he seemed to really rate him and said he had a 'real impact'. I didn't see it that way. Regardless, Darcy might get the whole game.

Watching live, Dmac was actually instrumental in the final quarter. And I am one of his harshest critics.


Surely he's Geelong's Lyons not ours.

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I understood what he meant. More that Geelong might regret letting him go
 

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Watching live, Dmac was actually instrumental in the final quarter. And I am one of his harshest critics.
Watching on TV, he butchered the ball at every chance going forward. His pressure was high because he was fresh. I’d leave him as a sub only for us as that probably suits him (at best). Give him a quarter or a half to harass the opposition.
 

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Watching on TV, he butchered the ball at every chance going forward. His pressure was high because he was fresh. I’d leave him as a sub only for us as that probably suits him (at best). Give him a quarter or a half to harass the opposition.

I agree with him being sub. Dont wanna waste young players who could be at least benefiting from a run in the twos
 

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Our small forwards are so frustratingly inconsistent. It probably costs us 4+ goals each week.

Rankine good this week but Holman & Rosa barely touched it & made feck all tackles.

Dew needs to make their spots in the seniors more accountable. Being gifted games.

So many guys in the twos that are deserving of games and just requires Dew to shuffle a few magnets around.

We have to find the right combination up forward that coverts a higher percentage of our fwd 50 entries.
 

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Surely Bowes gets the call up for this game. He had 29 disposals, 7 clearances and 2 tackles in the VFL yesterday. Definitely sounds like Bowesy is ready to return.

I'm very interested to see how Dew will incorporate Bowes into our midfield rotation.
 

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Surely Bowes gets the call up for this game. He had 29 disposals, 7 clearances and 2 tackles in the VFL yesterday. Definitely sounds like Bowesy is ready to return.

I'm very interested to see how Dew will incorporate Bowes into our midfield rotation.
Still rusty (despite all the touches) Flanders, Constable and Hollands all had better games
 

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Still rusty (despite all the touches) Flanders, Constable and Hollands all had better games
I'm more so thinking from an experience/age perspective. Bowesy is entering his physical prime at 24 years of age and has racked up 80 AFL games already. The other three you've listed haven't even played a full season's worth of games and both Flanders/Hollands are still quite young. Admittedly, I didn't watch the VFL game (too distracted by the main thing) so I can't comment on whether he looked rusty but I'll default to your opinion and if he looked rusty to others, then he should probably stay in the VFL for at least another week.
 
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