Preview Today!!! Rd 1v Freo at Perth

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Neale gone, S.Hill and Hogan most likely missing and question marks over Fyfe, but I still see it as a danger game.

I'm also hoping the ground hardness issues that popped up early last season have been fixed.

I'll be happy to return with 4 points and no injuries.
 

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Neale gone, S.Hill and Hogan most likely missing and question marks over Fyfe, but I still see it as a danger game.

I'm also hoping the ground hardness issues that popped up early last season have been fixed.

I'll be happy to return with 4 points and no injuries.
After being on the Perth Stadium ground at the tea break in the test V India, I can confirm the ground is like concrete with a thin layer of phelt on top.
 

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It's a concern.

Freo will also want to address it with Hogan on big coin.
The ground won't suit Hogan or Lobb. Both to have shin problems this year.

I rate Blakely and he has an injury too, so not certain for round 1. Freo are still strong on paper, and this is a tough game for us.
 

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If we're serious about being a finals threat this year, then we should win this comfortably.

But with our track record in round 1, I'm thinking we're a 50/50 chance.
 

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Neale gone, S.Hill and Hogan most likely missing and question marks over Fyfe, but I still see it as a danger game.

I'm also hoping the ground hardness issues that popped up early last season have been fixed.

I'll be happy to return with 4 points and no injuries.
I’m never confident for Rnd 1, but I’ve got a feeling we are going to make a statement here.
 

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We smashed them there last season.

We're a better side this season.

I expect no difference this time around.
 

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What side do you expect to see?

Williams, Tarrant, Pittard
Hall, Thompson, Ahern
Polec, Jacobs, Dumont
Thomas, Wood, Simpkin
Anderson, Brown, Ziebell
Goldstein, Cunnington, Higgins
McMillan, Davies-Uniacke, Tyson, Atley

2nd ruck is an issue. Tall defenders looks weakish. Expecting a lot from Wood to cover Waite. But leaving out McDonald, Wright, Turner, Zurhaar and EVW points to better depth.
 
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