R10 Essendon v Richmond (DREAM TIME)

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Re: R10 Essendon v Richmond (DREAM TIME)

Post by Rover99 » Sat May 25, 2019 10:34 pm

Daisy..1 wrote:
Sat May 25, 2019 9:19 pm
I know many will say I am dreaming or it won't work. This club needs a change. Hird/Sheeds/Rama....get it done... We currently are soft... So very soft.
One thing at least, not many have been reported this year as no one wants to have a go :D :D :D

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Re: R10 Essendon v Richmond (DREAM TIME)

Post by Rover99 » Sat May 25, 2019 10:51 pm

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Sat May 25, 2019 9:29 pm
Welcome to the Panic room

Have never seen a football team that panics so much when in possession. Nobody prepared to take a breath to assess the best option. Just bang it forward and pray





Yes but up here in Brisbane I was forced to watch Gold Coast doing exactly the same thing tonight, banging it away in desperation against a horde of Cats runners - intercepts, out of bounds, out-marked everywhere, yet these furious, sweat-drenched, young guys weren't going to give up. They worked their asses off,re-gaining possession and doggedly running Ablett and Co into the ground to take the lead several times in Q3 and finish at the siren against the top team closer than we did. And sadly, they will surely kick our sorry arses next time we meet. :(
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Re: R10 Essendon v Richmond (DREAM TIME)

Post by Rover99 » Sat May 25, 2019 11:01 pm

WOOSHA TONIGHT: (?): "I've had a word with the boys and although our game plan seemed to work tonight, we made our run a little too late. I've got to get through to them that there are only four quarters in a game. They're getting the hang of things now and should be ready around 2022." #-o

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Re: R10 Essendon v Richmond (DREAM TIME)

Post by Daisy..1 » Sat May 25, 2019 11:17 pm

I made it through many many many reds to yell at the TV screen and say...... GGF couch! But it's now worn off. I feel no better ...i want blood... Or A Club that has balls. We will never have that as is. Season over....
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Re: R10 Essendon v Richmond (DREAM TIME)

Post by BERT » Sat May 25, 2019 11:29 pm

Same old rubbish

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Re: R10 Essendon v Richmond (DREAM TIME)

Post by MH_Bomber » Sat May 25, 2019 11:45 pm

I watch us and just continuously ask the question why we just play dumb bumbling footy when our opponents don't. The reaction time in most the team is sub par.

Conditions were relatively bad but that didn't stop Richmond. In the end I got sick of my own complaining and flashed over to the other game with our score in the corner. Once we started to come at them I switched back.

The contrast couldnt have been more stark. Its like when we get long way behind we abandon stupid, dumb, dinky, footy and get back to just playing on at all costs and with some urgency.

When we do that we start looking like a normal side. That says to me that whatever game plan the players think they are executing iin quarters 1 to 3 just does not work. They are so fearful of making mistakes they panic. Once they say to themselves stuff it let's just have a red hot go we look alright.

All I want from the rest of this wretched season is the style we exhibited when we came at Collingood, the 15 odd min of the last quarter tonight and the three games we won. We have effectively have gone backwards this year trying to implement what Ben Rutten has tried to bring in. It has made us play dumb footy.
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Re: R10 Essendon v Richmond (DREAM TIME)

Post by BenDoolan » Sat May 25, 2019 11:48 pm

BERT wrote:
Sat May 25, 2019 11:29 pm
Same old rubbish
:lol:

Sorry for laughing, but I can’t help it. Our club is like a cut & paste job - just keeps on rehashing the same old crap stuff, year in, year out.
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Re: R10 Essendon v Richmond (DREAM TIME)

Post by nudder12 » Sun May 26, 2019 2:40 am

MH_Bomber wrote:
Sat May 25, 2019 11:45 pm
We have effectively have gone backwards this year trying to implement what Ben Rutten has tried to bring in. It has made us play dumb footy.
Funny that.....
Our biggest issue last year, even though in the second half of the year we were very good, was that we couldn't convert I50's into a score.
BUT we decided defence was the biggest problem.
So we bring in Rutten, and guess what?.....our defence is just as poor. And our offence is still just as poor.
I dunno who is responsible for Rutten being poached, but I know our Assistant coaches (sorry, Performance Coaches - haha) weren't chosen by Woosha, so to my mind, Woosha needs to tell the Board it's his way or he's out. Give him the Assistants he wants or let him go.

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Re: R10 Essendon v Richmond (DREAM TIME)

Post by nudder12 » Sun May 26, 2019 2:58 am

Windy_Hill wrote:
Sat May 25, 2019 9:29 pm
No structure, wrong team selection, horrible gameplan, even worse execution
Selection was ridiculous.
Richmond, a team with a tiny forward line relying on pressure and scrambling goals, and just one tall player - Lynch. So we pick Hooker, Hurley & Ambrose. OK, we had Saad, McKenna & McNiece to counter their smalls, but that still left us short of defenders and no extra rebound.
And Richmond, with a defence that relies on intercepts and outnumbers and running the ball out, and we pick Francis, Stringer, Laverde, Begley & McKernan, all over 6'4", and just Walla as a crumber.
Even in dry conditions we'd be screwed.
However, your key point is "worse execution" - no matter the players on the field, our execution was a shambles.
Got a tall team? Then you'd want them to mark it. Did they lead or make space to take marks? Was delivery to them favourable for them to take marks?
And people want the Coach gone!!
Poor selection aside, there is no chance that with a team like that, that the Coach wanted them to play like that.
PS - in a game made for crumbers Walla had just 6 posessions!!

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Re: R10 Essendon v Richmond (DREAM TIME)

Post by Windy Hille » Sun May 26, 2019 8:50 am

People questioning why we started to kick the ball in quickly without much thought? It was a requirement from first bounce! We tried to finesse in the wet and came unstuck more often than not. The order of the day was to handle it less, and bomb it in quick. That what the Tigers were doing from the very first minute.

Langers nearly won the game off his own boot. He has a good pair of hands and was in good position in that last quarter. Kudos to him.

Parish was in everything. He really is emerging and starting to make an impact on games. So too McGrath.

The daring, take a risk and kick it in quick nearly paid off in one single quarter. Let that be a lesson to us all!!

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Re: R10 Essendon v Richmond (DREAM TIME)

Post by F111 » Sun May 26, 2019 8:01 pm

nudder12 wrote:
Sun May 26, 2019 2:58 am
... we pick Francis, Stringer, Laverde, Begley & McKernan, all over 6'4", and just Walla as a crumber.
1.93=6ft4".
They list Begley at 188cm, Laverde at 191, Francis and Stringer at 192cm. McKernan is 196cm.
I'm 186cm and have stood next to Begley. I was taller. He's also at 97kg.
I suspect some number fudging.

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Re: R10 Essendon v Richmond (DREAM TIME)

Post by hop » Mon May 27, 2019 11:27 am

F111 wrote:
Sun May 26, 2019 8:01 pm
nudder12 wrote:
Sun May 26, 2019 2:58 am
... we pick Francis, Stringer, Laverde, Begley & McKernan, all over 6'4", and just Walla as a crumber.
1.93=6ft4".
They list Begley at 188cm, Laverde at 191, Francis and Stringer at 192cm. McKernan is 196cm.
I'm 186cm and have stood next to Begley. I was taller. He's also at 97kg.
I suspect some number fudging.
Dermie is also 186cm and played as a CHF. The Duck came along at 192cm and redefined the role - then there was Buddy at 197cm. The evolution of the modern footballer.
Big Nic (John Nichols) use to give Len Thompson about 7 inches (and no not that way 8) ) but beat him most of the time ....he once said of Thompson - "As a final's player he had the heart the size of a pea"
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Re: R10 Essendon v Richmond (DREAM TIME)

Post by s'dreams » Mon May 27, 2019 11:43 am

F111 wrote:
Sun May 26, 2019 8:01 pm
nudder12 wrote:
Sun May 26, 2019 2:58 am
... we pick Francis, Stringer, Laverde, Begley & McKernan, all over 6'4", and just Walla as a crumber.
1.93=6ft4".
They list Begley at 188cm, Laverde at 191, Francis and Stringer at 192cm. McKernan is 196cm.
I'm 186cm and have stood next to Begley. I was taller. He's also at 97kg.
I suspect some number fudging.
What... they are trying to sell a mini-bar as a fridge?
dices ad adepto futui (tell them to f*** off)

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Re: R10 Essendon v Richmond (DREAM TIME)

Post by s'dreams » Mon May 27, 2019 11:47 am

hop wrote:
Mon May 27, 2019 11:27 am
F111 wrote:
Sun May 26, 2019 8:01 pm
nudder12 wrote:
Sun May 26, 2019 2:58 am
... we pick Francis, Stringer, Laverde, Begley & McKernan, all over 6'4", and just Walla as a crumber.
1.93=6ft4".
They list Begley at 188cm, Laverde at 191, Francis and Stringer at 192cm. McKernan is 196cm.
I'm 186cm and have stood next to Begley. I was taller. He's also at 97kg.
I suspect some number fudging.
Dermie is also 186cm and played as a CHF. The Duck came along at 192cm and redefined the role - then there was Buddy at 197cm. The evolution of the modern footballer.
Big Nic (John Nichols) use to give Len Thompson about 7 inches (and no not that way 8) ) but beat him most of the time ....he once said of Thompson - "As a final's player he had the heart the size of a pea"
I blame Koutoufides. Isn't it amazing that the whole landscape of the AFL could change based on his one exceptional season?
dices ad adepto futui (tell them to f*** off)

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