Autopsy The 2017 AFL Grand Final - What did you like, learn or hate?

Discussion in 'AFL - The Australian Football League' started by The_Wookie, Sep 30, 2017.

Put it out there
  1. Go the Guts

    Go the Guts Premiership Player

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    Well stop making wanky 'we would have done better in the GF' posts when the reality is, you were smashed out of the competition this year, not just beaten by a small margin.
     

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  2. PhatBoy

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    Doesn’t make it untrue.

    You got hammered, we got hammered, it’s disappointing. A swans fan could just as easily turn around and tell me they would have done better against Adelaide than we did. Wouldn’t be any skin off my nose because in all likelihood, it’s true.
     
  3. radiojake

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    Cant say i watched the aftermath - what did he say?
     
  4. TiggerMan22

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    Looks like a pretty good record to me. 2 games we were never in.
    But we would have been no chance in finals? Lmao.
     
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  5. 26_Miles

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    Fixed for you bruh:thumbsu:
     
  6. BTs Nana

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    Meh I took a risk and it didn't come off. I'm happy to be wrong rather than captain hindsight.

    It's just my opinion champ. I think the soccer style is a better indication of the true best team over the distance. Finals are just the exciting backstory that makes a tonne of money. I get that isn't changing but I just shared my opinion.

    Obviously I didn't enjoy Saturday, no. Hope that helps.
     
  7. BTs Nana

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    You are right again on many levels. You cannot just decide post-prelim. But even if it doesn't leave the G there are things that can be done to negate the effect.

    I don't think anyone is naive enough to think the AFL is anything but a business but if we do not lobby what else can we do to impact the future of the game?
     
  8. goreds

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    Not enough to show respect to the game or the opponent... he was sulking and came across as a sook. After watching the NRL GF and the way the losing captain spoke about the opposition, i'm even more discussed in Tex's lack of respect...
     
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  9. Black white

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    Loved seeing the tigers win
    Loved hearing Bruce Mac trying to not get upset
    Loved seeing blues fans being upset at tigers success.
    Hated knowing we are a fair way behind Richmond
    Loved knowing though we could have beaten Adelaide on the day so maybe we aren't that far off finals
     
  10. Black white

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    Terry daniher bad karma
     
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  11. Lsta062

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    In that stretch where we lost to Adelaide in Round 6, Western Bulldogs in Round 7 and GWS in Round 9, we also lost to 14th-placed Fremantle in Round 8. Where did the loss take place? At the MCG. Maybe we just had a drop in form rather than only being able to play at the MCG?

    Yes, we are better at the MCG than away from it, but we weren't too bad away from it apart from the losses against St Kilda and Adelaide.
     

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  12. kranky al

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    Lost to the dogs - lost to geelong.

    You beat 5th 14th 15th 17th 18th away from the g

    You lost to 1st 2nd 4th 10th 11th away from the g

    Compare that to a real premiership side like the hawks and it looks really poor.

    Compare it to how dominant interstate an interstate side has to be to win a granny and it looks like an 8th placed team
     
  13. ShadeyP

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    Richmond have a lot of likeable lads ! Jack Riewoldt is a star , glad to see him win one.
    Dusty , didn't deserve the Norm but f..k who cares , the whole mob just destroyed us .
    Also , big fan of Dimma , Leppa and Balmey , the mix was right .
    Well done Tigeys .
     
  14. tigerwill

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    Who cares. We are a real premiership side. No use being the best team all year and failing in the big one. There's only one that counts if you get there. We got there. We won. We're Premiers. Other opinions mean jack.
     
  15. kranky al

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    Congrant on your brand new vfl premiership - how manys that now?
     
  16. tigerwill

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    Still more than you kid.
    Go back to the wafl. Or just stick to your sooking.
     
  17. I of the Tiger

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    Lols suck it up. That's what happens when you don't live in the city the sport originated. If there was a biggest bogan competition do you think anyone from Melbourne would complain if it was based in Perth? Of course not.
     
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  18. kranky al

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    Very droll - did you think of that witty non sequiteur all by yourself? Grats bro

    Id imagine by your logic thats the reason every world cup is in england....

    Every superbowl is in conneticut


    Etc etc etc

    I ARe vIcTOrian poAsTer tHiS Are vICTOrIan poAST
     
  19. kranky al

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    We dont have any vfl premierships bud
     
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    1 flag to 3. Yep you definitely have more than us you flog.
     
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  21. I of the Tiger

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    Lol I can't believe you bothered to argue this I was just laughing at you for being such a sook.
     
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  22. I of the Tiger

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    Your unnecessarily verbose response does suggest it struck a nerve but :)
     
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  23. kranky al

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    Imagine my devastation....
     
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  24. Cold Sober

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    Refer to answer b.
     
  25. romeohwho

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    Think Brucey is a port supporter so was probably loving it!