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    Re: Three things I have learned Rnd 9 vs Geelong

    1. Normally despondent after a 40 point loss but this week I thought there were some real positives in our performance and will build on into the future.

    2. Trengove has really been impressive since his return. It is critical to a developing team to have an experienced campaigner in the team who gives his all and does not shirk the contest.

    3. Bailey Smith is carving it up. Certainly my son's favourite player, not far behind in my books either. Smith, English, Naughton - three players that will delight us for the next decade.

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    Re: Three things I have learned Rnd 9 vs Geelong

    1. This was a missed opportunity to play Lew Young in the ruck and Trengrove, a stronger bodied player on Hawkins
    2 At the end of the day our lack of depth became the difference. Hayes and Gowers need to go back to Footscray and as does Richards which is not unusual for a second year player
    3 Our Club desperately needs to play a second tall forward to support Naughton. This became most obvious against a strong Geelong defence

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    Re: Three things I have learned Rnd 9 vs Geelong

    Some very good observations in this thread. I missed the game so cannot comment. But thanks for all the insights.
    "We've got to be good in the phone box, and good in the tardis" - Pearls of wisdom from Luke Beveridge.

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    Re: Three things I have learned Rnd 9 vs Geelong

    Quote Originally Posted by Mantis View Post
    We work so hard for goals, but give them up so easily.
    This!

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    Re: Three things I have learned Rnd 9 vs Geelong

    Quote Originally Posted by Ghost Dog View Post
    Some very good observations in this thread. I missed the game so cannot comment. But thanks for all the insights.
    How come you missed the game?
    WOOF NUMBER 6

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    Re: Three things I have learned Rnd 9 vs Geelong

    Quote Originally Posted by Twodogs View Post
    How come you missed the game?
    Some work bs
    "We've got to be good in the phone box, and good in the tardis" - Pearls of wisdom from Luke Beveridge.

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    Re: Three things I have learned Rnd 9 vs Geelong

    Quote Originally Posted by Ghost Dog View Post
    Some work bs
    Damn! I hate it when work interferes with the important things in life
    WOOF NUMBER 6

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