No Opposition Supporters The Positivity Thread

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  1. UFO Tatsu

    UFO Tatsu Norm Smith Medallist

    Fremantle
    Oct 11, 2012
    6,148
    9,060
    Perth, WA
    Sean Darcy and Cox ... just wow
     
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  2. Unique Name

    Unique Name Norm Smith Medallist

    Fremantle
    Apr 16, 2014
    5,752
    10,780
    How many times did I see Suban lower his eyes and kick to advantage. I still can't believe it. He was really good.
     
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  3. Ripper

    Ripper Brownlow Medallist

    Fremantle
    Nov 6, 2002
    21,902
    4,285
    End of the Earth.
    Wait until another one or two preseasons. :thumbsu::)
     
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  4. scon

    scon Brownlow Medallist

    Fremantle
    Other teams:
    Long haired Champs.
    Apr 19, 2009
    10,129
    13,649
    western australia
    Got the best coach in the league:D
     
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  5. Joao

    Joao Club Legend

    Fremantle
    May 2, 2017
    1,151
    1,592
    QLD
    I agree with this. Unless we get a bargain, hit the draft. Can top up once we have played finals again.

    Positives.
    Hughes
    Darcy
    COX - if he is this good in his first few as a forward, imagine how good of a CHB he must be...
     
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  6. meima

    meima Brownlow Medallist

    Fremantle
    Jun 5, 2015
    12,186
    8,152
    I like to sell the farm out for Mitch.
     
  7. ydraw

    ydraw Premiership Player

    Fremantle
    Apr 27, 2015
    4,470
    4,722
    He's always been a very good kick. His problem was only getting 4 kicks a game. If he can keep up the output he'll be very valuable.
     
  8. Unique Name

    Unique Name Norm Smith Medallist

    Fremantle
    Apr 16, 2014
    5,752
    10,780
    And with those 4 kicks he would go for distance every time. He choose good options for most of the game. Very pleasing to see.
     
  9. Snuffaluphagus

    Snuffaluphagus Team Captain

    Fremantle
    Sep 10, 2015
    465
    1,064
    While its being said on here a bit I think Cox has gone under the radar due to the games Darcy has played. While I've been hurt before, Cox looks like he could be that Riewoldt type player we have been trying to turn Tabs into. Smart, great user of the football for an 18 year old (18 guys and gals, he's 18) KPF and he moves around the ground so well while have the old sticky mits. His first half today was something special and the only reason he didnt tear the game apart was because of the bad corkie he copped early in the third
     
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  10. PapaJ

    PapaJ Norm Smith Medallist

    Fremantle
    Other teams:
    Boston Celtics, Patriots
    Jul 15, 2007
    8,659
    5,650
    WA
    I'm one to generally keep a lid on it when it comes to young players, but I can't remember the last time I was so excited to see a player in Darcy and Cox. Of course they've got a ways to got, but they are bona fide natural footballers. Cox needs to mature a bit to get with the pace of the game (not just that run down which should not have happened), but that is likely to come. Darcy needs to build an ability to work the length of the field from beginning to end - but those things can be done. Footy smarts, basic AFL level skills and hunger for the contests all in a tall package, that doesn't come so easy as we've seen. So excited.
     
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  11. Snuffaluphagus

    Snuffaluphagus Team Captain

    Fremantle
    Sep 10, 2015
    465
    1,064
    I find it easier to just blame Neale for not telling him to move it on, keeps the hype levels high and Neale has infinite brownie points anyway
     
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  12. M_rash

    M_rash All Australian

    Fremantle
    Jan 20, 2016
    996
    1,690
    Best game plan you mean! Perfect mix of accelerating the defenders by conceding heaps of i50's, building mid and fwd tanks by making them flood and slingshot, whilst securing draft picks. I love it!!!
     
  13. Joao

    Joao Club Legend

    Fremantle
    May 2, 2017
    1,151
    1,592
    QLD
    Another huge positive is that chase down on Cox will stick with him forever. He learnt that lesson early which stop him doing it in a game that really matters.
     
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  14. Wizard

    Wizard Brownlow Medallist

    Fremantle
    Other teams:
    OKC, Sturt, Cardinals
    Aug 6, 2005
    17,236
    4,110
    Adelaide
    We are likely to have pick 2,3 or 4.

    I hope by selling the farm your not referring to that's pick??
     
  15. meima

    meima Brownlow Medallist

    Fremantle
    Jun 5, 2015
    12,186
    8,152
    I am happy to take the risk and throw that pick to GC , if Charlie Cameron really interested in going back to QLD and work out a three way deal .
    Freo record at getting thing right in second and third is better than first round.
     
  16. Unique Name

    Unique Name Norm Smith Medallist

    Fremantle
    Apr 16, 2014
    5,752
    10,780
    Hopefully we get to see the Walter/Bennell show for a handful of games this year.

    If this rebuild is going to end in a premiership one day these two will be a massive part of it. Two A graders that can rotate between the forward line and midfield and both know how to kick a goal or 6.
     
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  17. Allikat

    Allikat Aunty Allikat

    Fremantle
    Other teams:
    Roys SFA, #VagGang
    May 13, 2014
    17,059
    25,476
    at the footy
    Oi take it to the trade thread.


    And positives: We have the best Cox in the league
     
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  18. fnerd

    fnerd All Australian

    Fremantle
    Aug 23, 2009
    781
    764
    perth
    Ill bow to your better judgment on that one :p
     
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  19. Unique Name

    Unique Name Norm Smith Medallist

    Fremantle
    Apr 16, 2014
    5,752
    10,780
    Joao Just posted a great point in the autopsy thread that I think deserves another mention.

    Remember last year and even the end of 2015. We just couldn't work the ball out the backline however hard we tried. 90% of the time we would end up long bombing down the line because we couldn't work the ball out by hand/foot. Our last 4-5 games have shown the we've overcome that now, Blakely/Weller/Ryan are moving the ball well out the backline and taking the risky kicks down the corridor. Not sure adding Spurr helps this but staying on the positive trend at least the kids coming through are leading the way.

    The issue has moved further up field now to the last kick inside 50. While the delivery today was poor I still think the forward setup is the bigger issue. But it's clear we have improved on our biggest issue last year. We're now one of the biggest users of the corridor out the backline. Progress is being made.
     
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  20. TheMcManusNose

    TheMcManusNose Club Legend

    Fremantle
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    Vancouver Canucks
    Apr 21, 2014
    1,956
    2,389
    Nick's place lamb kebab with extra garlic sauce, ******* delicious.
     
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  21. danstar

    danstar Premiership Player

    Fremantle
    Sep 2, 2013
    4,623
    2,417
    Melbourne
    fyfe has returned to beast mode, only positive out of today
     
  22. danstar

    danstar Premiership Player

    Fremantle
    Sep 2, 2013
    4,623
    2,417
    Melbourne
    Dawson has gone to another country to try another sport out

    Seriously i see some resemblance
     

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  23. Admiral Byng

    Admiral Byng Brownlow Medallist

    Fremantle
    Other teams:
    South Fremantle
    May 3, 2009
    15,130
    10,543
    Perth
    It was the last Derby at Subi.

    I'm thinking that place is a jinx.
     
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  24. Outshined

    Outshined Premiership Player

    Fremantle
    Other teams:
    Liverpool
    Jul 12, 2009
    4,884
    5,885
    WA
    There's a lot to be positive about tbf.

    Fair bit of talent in the team.
     
  25. yatesy21

    yatesy21 Senior List

    Fremantle
    Dec 7, 2015
    171
    483
    I know something better than lamb though: Blakely
     
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