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Club History The Boomer Harvey memorial society of Grandpas who play well against Melbourne

Discussion in 'Melbourne Demons' started by Sylvia Saint, Jun 24, 2017.

  1. Sylvia Saint

    Sylvia Saint Norm Smith Medallist

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    First inductee, D. Petrie.
     

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  2. LeverPuller

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    I sense potential.

    And yes in the Jarred Waite sense
     
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  3. Sylvia Saint

    Sylvia Saint Norm Smith Medallist

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    N. Riewoldt and Leigh Montagna already have life membership.
     
  4. PerfectFooty

    PerfectFooty Perfect Cell

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    This is a good idea for a thread, because some players weren't spuds but are past their primes
     
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  5. Headless

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    Brett Burton springs to mind.
     
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  6. Sellout Scully

    Sellout Scully Club Legend

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    Scott Thompson (Crows) always likes to wind back the clock against us.
     
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  7. Sellout Scully

    Sellout Scully Club Legend

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    Also, Daniel Giansiracusa
     
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  8. Crimson Azure

    Crimson Azure Moderator

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    Solid thread.

    Who is the oldest player at the swans?

    Welcome to club whoever you are.
     
  9. LeverPuller

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    Is McVeigh fit?
     
  10. Crimson Azure

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    No.

    We have our man then. Off the crutches and into the bests for Sydney.
     
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  11. Sylvia Saint

    Sylvia Saint Norm Smith Medallist

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    Good memory, he was literally dominating us when he had grey hair.
     

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  12. LeverPuller

    LeverPuller BigFooty Tanker

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    Fair.

    Also this fred needs more ancient Merger player love.

    Burgoyne.
     
  13. RandB

    RandB Premium Platinum

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    Simon Black always played well against us to the very end of his career.
     
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  14. LeverPuller

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    The Matthew Lloyd and Scott Lucas Memorial Trophy more like.
     
  15. Deemanding

    Deemanding Club Legend

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    Sandilands a notable inductee earlier this season.
     
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  16. saj_21

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    I would assume most of us on here respect boomer but hate the little campaigner. Well some of you may have seen he is playing local footy for North Heidelberg. My side is in the same division, we've played them twice so far and they have won both times. This bloke just keeps on beating my club. I'm certain we play then one more time I'm calling on my fellow dees fans to come watch and bag the little campaigner and listen to the crowds melting as you do!
     
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  17. Cannon82

    Cannon82 Brownlow Medallist

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    So did Lenny Hayes, but he and Black were guns to the day they retired.
     
  18. Russian Demon

    Russian Demon Premiership Player

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    I think the rules need to be tweaked.... the grandpa in question must playing in a year when either he's gone around a year too long, he's ben traded to another club as an old fart (mitchell/lewis/petrie) or nobody would be surprised if he retired the year before
     
  19. RandB

    RandB Premium Platinum

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    True, but you could say a similar thing about Boomer - especially his last year. All three of those players were very good but went up to 11 against Melbourne.

    Different mould to D Petrie though so I take your point.
     
  20. Cannon82

    Cannon82 Brownlow Medallist

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    Well, Boomer could probably still be playing AFL footy if they hadn't shuffled him on. All three of those guys were still playing to a high standard when they finished up. Unlike someone like Yze, who was well and truly cooked and a shadow of his former self at the end.
     
  21. Sylvia Saint

    Sylvia Saint Norm Smith Medallist

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    Called it.
     
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  22. JP2

    JP2 All Australian

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    Nice to see Kieren Jack up off his death bed and getting a few touches as well.
     
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    Jarryd Roughead
     
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  24. Deemanding

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    Welcome Kade Simpson
     
  25. saj_21

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    This thread is losing creditability Simpson is not a spud....Rohan kicked 5 on the weekend after taking us apart without kicking straight
     
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