Teams you are ruling out of the finals

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  1. hoianbulldog

    hoianbulldog Premiership Player

    Western Bulldogs
    Mar 2, 2006
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    Hoi An, Vietnam. I am off the grid.
    Brisbane......lock it in.
     
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  2. my name was taken

    my name was taken Club Legend

    St Kilda
    Sep 8, 2008
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    im putting a line through lions, pies, hawks and kangas. not that a couple of these haven't had their moments but teams above way more consistent considering to me there is probably only 4 top 8 spots that are really up for grabs.
     
  3. FootyJunkie

    FootyJunkie Brownlow Medallist

    West Coast
    Mar 5, 2005
    18,402
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  4. Bollox

    Bollox Show Pony

    Sydney
    Other teams:
    BBGFC, ROGC, Bears XI
    Jun 29, 2006
    13,540
    Nthn Beaches
    Oh cmon. This is ridiculous.
    We're 2-6, and the 2 wins were against bottom 4 mobs like us.

    Get off the fence and put the boot in...we dont mind. We probably deserve a bit of it :thumbsu:

    No chance.
    None.
    Nada.
    If i had ANY confidence whatsoever i'd go check the odds for us winning the flag this year. Must be juicy :thumbsu:
     
  5. PerthBoy86

    PerthBoy86 Club Legend

    West Coast
    May 23, 2016
    1,334
    Has there ever been a year with so many sides playing so unpredictably from one week to the next? Katy Perry's 'Hot and Cold' should be this season's theme song...if Masterchef hadn't already taken it. Fremantle, Richmond, Melbourne, Gold Coast, St. Kilda, even Carlton and Collingwood, heck pretty much every club bar Brisbane, you don't know just how they're gonna play any given day. Still early, although getting towards the middle of the season, and it's often so hard to tip.
     
  6. PerthBoy86

    PerthBoy86 Club Legend

    West Coast
    May 23, 2016
    1,334
    If you guys did get over the line, questions would be asked about what the heck was up with the early season form.

    I have to say wins against North and Brisbane have been pretty soft, so I don't really see much of a turnaround personally.
     
  7. Timmy from Thomastown

    Timmy from Thomastown Hall of Famer

    Collingwood
    May 25, 2006
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  8. tonk

    tonk Premiership Player

    Sydney
    Jun 3, 2008
    3,770
    over there
    I got on two weeks ago.
     
  9. JRyan23

    JRyan23 Club Legend

    Carlton
    Other teams:
    GC Suns, Charlotte Hornets
    Oct 6, 2016
    1,492
    GC winning 1 more game for the year, really you can't be serious, you must not watch them. Its your opinion though, but I feel that it is way off
     
  10. TheBlue

    TheBlue Debutant

    Carlton
    Nov 2, 2013
    139
    If I'm being honest I don't watch them at all lol. Considering I live in Canberra and don't have cable D: So yes, I'm not particularly qualified to comment on them - have they been playing some decent footy?
     
  11. Snake_Baker

    Snake_Baker Brownlow Medallist

    North Melbourne
    Apr 24, 2013
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    Brisbane, carlton, collingwood, north, gold coast, essendon
     
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  12. Just4Kicks

    Just4Kicks Senior List

    North Melbourne
    Other teams:
    1.FC Cologne
    Oct 21, 2013
    258
    Not sure how you can call the win over North soft. We have been competitive in most games so far and just came off 2 wins. Good game by the Swans.
     
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  13. JRyan23

    JRyan23 Club Legend

    Carlton
    Other teams:
    GC Suns, Charlotte Hornets
    Oct 6, 2016
    1,492
    I mean they are inconsistent, but when they play well they play very well. They smashed Hawthorn by 86, Beat the Blues and smashed Geelong around the ground but only won by 25. They still need to get 5 of their best 22 back in. They should win 9-12 games IMO
     
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  14. Farang83150

    Farang83150 Premiership Player

    West Coast
    Other teams:
    Perth (Demons)
    May 23, 2010
    4,540
    Chalong 83130
    This but with 1 change.
     
  15. Leather Poisoning

    Leather Poisoning Moderator

    Hawthorn
    Other teams:
    nil
    Jun 19, 2007
    29,321
    On the south side now
    Hawks are in real trouble now with our only genuine seniors kpd out for 8 weeks
     
  16. Skipper_

    Skipper_ Club Legend

    Essendon
    Sep 8, 2016
    2,813
    Lions, Blues, Suns, Hawks, Pies and North are probably toast. The other twelve could make it.
     
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  17. FootyJunkie

    FootyJunkie Brownlow Medallist

    West Coast
    Mar 5, 2005
    18,402
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    Bears are out
     
  18. WCE Wizard

    WCE Wizard Club Legend

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    Jun 14, 2015
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    spot on there hard to argue with that
     
  19. WCE Wizard

    WCE Wizard Club Legend

    West Coast
    Jun 14, 2015
    1,016
    You never know man it's very even a few teams slip up and then boom you're in
     
  20. schmuttt

    schmuttt Premium Platinum

    Melbourne
    Other teams:
    West Ham United
    Apr 12, 2014
    13,052
    Sunshine
    This is my thoughts as well, although as soon as Richmond drop out of the 8 I'm writing them off.
     
  21. Benaly28

    Benaly28 All Australian

    Carlton
    Sep 24, 2016
    954
    Pies,tigers,north,bris,gold,haw,
     
  22. Snake_Baker

    Snake_Baker Brownlow Medallist

    North Melbourne
    Apr 24, 2013
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    Waite kicks 7.1 instead of 1.7 and the game could have gone either way.

    WCE fans are easily the most delusional on this board.

    By quite a margin.

    I assume its all down to the chip that gets automatically sewn in to their shoulders the moment they pop out of their mothers.
     
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  23. Max zero

    Max zero Premium Platinum

    West Coast
    Jul 19, 2005
    10,175
    Perth
    #198 Max zero, May 20, 2017
    Last edited: May 20, 2017
    "If we had kicked 6 more goals we might of won."

    Ok.
     
  24. Bazza97

    Bazza97 Club Legend

    Melbourne
    Nov 17, 2016
    2,288
    Melbourne
    If Sydney lose today, I think their finals chances go down the drain. 2-6 is still a long way to get back I feel and if they were to go to 2-7 after today, then they're gone. They've got a good percentage for a team that is 2-6 and if they win today then I'd give them a decent chance of storming back towards the 8.
     
  25. Astro_

    Astro_ Norm Smith Medallist

    Western Bulldogs
    Apr 14, 2006
    6,153
    Melbourne
    You could say that about 80% of games
     

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