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Where are the Saints? Mid Year Player Review.

It has been some time since I have been blogging here. I now have something to say… The Saints have been struggling, as expected this year. Here is my assessment of the players and some thoughts around how we can … Continue reading

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Grand Final Summary

Just a quick summary of my thoughts on the 2013 Grand Final. My thoughts seem to be fairly Freo-centric – Their performance was the main contributor to the result IMHO. 1. Freo did not handle the unrelenting pressure the Hawks … Continue reading

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Standard Definition Grand Final – How Disappointing, Channel Seven!

    Ok, I am probably known for being a bit fussy on particular issues… When the game came on Channel 7 yesterday, I thought there was something wrong with our Telly. It took me a  minute or two, and … Continue reading

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AFL Video Goal Umpiring – Why the commentators are getting annoying…

Watching a bit of Roos vs Cats tonight. Again, at half time, there was an extended discussion around video umpiring shenanigans. For about the thousandth time, I heard a commentator say “what if they got a big call wrong?”. And … Continue reading

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A quick report card on week one – NAB Cup

Well, the Saints burned out in the second game of the NAB Cup – to be expected  in 38 degrees playing a fully fresh team. What did I like? I find that initial impressions of a player, more often than … Continue reading

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Be Careful the Wind Doesn’t Change…

“Be careful the wind doesn’t change whilst you are making that face!” my mother used to say when I was being silly. Sometimes, when you are not doing what is right and best, and against your nature, it can suddenly … Continue reading

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Saints Scorecard for the Year

With the season pretty much all over, it is time to reflect on how the Saints fared… Good Stuff Continuing development of Jack Steven – a real ball magnet. Once he learns how to kick more accurately, he will be … Continue reading

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