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Footy media , love’m or hate’ m ?

year of the tiger

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Someone else (one of those snotty nose plicks, Tom Morris or Sam Mclure ) also labelled Geelong flag faves for ‘21 because they’re loading up on 32 yr olds in Smith and Higgins and 28 yr old Cameron.

That cliff just got higher.

What is staggering is that the average age of the cats probably just went down despite the recruitment of more dads army
 
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TigerMasochist

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That cliff just got higher.

What is staggering is that the average age of the cats probably just went down despite the recruitment of more dads army
Miniscule drop. Lose a 36 and a 34 year old and replace them with two 32 year olds. Drop off of six years to be spread between the 22 players for an avge of just over 3 months, then ya need to factor in that all the other players will still keep getting older than they were this year.
Geelol's biggest issue is that very few of their younger players had much input throughout this season so unlikely to push out many of the older regulars. Last few seasons we've pushed games into quite a few youngsters n they've stood up well enough to be finals contributors.
 
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Mr Brightside

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Someone else (one of those snotty nose plicks, Tom Morris or Sam Mclure ) also labelled Geelong flag faves for ‘21 because they’re loading up on 32 yr olds in Smith and Higgins and 28 yr old Cameron.
That has to be a very good sign as there generally wrong when actually talking what happens on the afield. Just ImHo even with them adding some stars of the early 90s there list in general should be starting to drop off, Selwood tried to be as inspirational as ever in the GF, however his not the player he once was, Dangerfield is going to have to shake off some huge finals mental demons now, Taylor and Ablett gone , if they were keeping kids like Cockatoo and Narkle you could think the youth may give them some spark , I think they’ll be there abouts , just can’t see them making the GF next season.
 

leon

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Geelong clear premiership favourites for 2021 according to Dwayne Russell. You cannot make this stuff up!!!
It's great; love it! Just shows they still cannot comprehend how we play. Same same.
 
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leon

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Someone else (one of those snotty nose plicks, Tom Morris or Sam Mclure ) also labelled Geelong flag faves for ‘21 because they’re loading up on 32 yr olds in Smith and Higgins and 28 yr old Cameron.
Great news. Hope all the meeja fall for this bulldust AGAIN. I reckon they'll jump back on the Brisvegas and Poort bandwagons as higher contenders than us too. Meanwhile:
  1. We don't get a terrible run of injuries for the first time in 3 years
  2. We are back playing at the G with a normal share of HGs, especially in the run up to 2021 finals
  3. Our promising young players like RCD, CCJ, Dow, Martyn et al step up to challenge any older guys for a place should they fall away, joining Balta/Bolton/Baker combo to make our team is even stronger with greater depth than even our 2020 side.
We love to be the underdog and fly under the radar. Bring it on.
 
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bob

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That has to be a very good sign as there generally wrong when actually talking what happens on the afield. Just ImHo even with them adding some stars of the early 90s there list in general should be starting to drop off, Selwood tried to be as inspirational as ever in the GF, however his not the player he once was, Dangerfield is going to have to shake off some huge finals mental demons now, Taylor and Ablett gone , if they were keeping kids like Cockatoo and Narkle you could think the youth may give them some spark , I think they’ll be there abouts , just can’t see them making the GF next season.
I see it this way too. Maybe more hoping b/c I just cant stand Geelong!
I reckon going back to longer quarters, hopefully, wont help them either.
 
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Jonesracing82

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Barrett has tried to WRITE the Tigers off all year, he is so unaccountable to his dribble, it is purely his hopes and dreams that Richmond fail, nothing to do with logic or facts. would have to be the most over rated so called expert in the media, I especially loved his prediction on the Tiger Dynasty ending against Port. he really needs to be held to account on his garbage opinions.
He's written us off multiple times & been wrong each time. Don't forget "No Rance no flag, Tiger fans get your heads around that"
 

Jonesracing82

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made the error of listing to the "pure footy" podcast, it was all about bloody Geelong. went through each 1/4 & last term & post game they barely mentioned us at all...
 

Jonesracing82

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Yep. Younger Bro n I were texting *smile* at one another during the game. I had a crack about his mob for using a lot of elbows n knees just after Broady staggered off in need of a spell.
Got the response mid way through the second qtr that we couldn't handle their pressure. Needless to say that his Moggies folded late in that qtr, ably led into irrelevance by the mighty Dangerclench.
Just happened to mention after the match that after beating them in three finals matches from three attempts and coming from behind in the last two. That his mob were nothing but pretenders. Got not so politely told to Foff n haven't heard from him since :rotfl1. Geelol supporters are just like their team, plenty of strut n macho when they're skiing down hill. No ticker when the *smile* hits the fan n they go into snivel mode.
If u look at all our Finals against them we buried them in the 2nd half of each. only difference with '17 was we were in front at half time & the game should have already been over by then if we could just hit the scoreboard, which we did after half time.
 
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CarnTheTiges

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i always take note of who tips against us consistently, it's always the usual suspects too. they are all wrong so often so i tip the other way.
King is the modern day kiss of death. At least Louie owned up to it and wore it like a badge of pride and he paid up on his outlandish bets when he got it wrong.
 
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acatman1

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Well i reckon its half right, i reckon the cats did play the best footy...but and here is the BIG but, the Tiges dont let you play " the best" footy for long enough, and ALL teams just cant keep it up against the Tiges
 
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antman

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when Geelong's game plan works, it looks a million dollars - like the way they smashed the Lions.

They can't reproduce it for more than a quarter and a half against the Tiges though, because our way is better.
 
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TigerMasochist

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Lots of teams play better / prettier footy than us. No-one plays better finals footy than us though n that's the only thing that matters.

None of the experts n meedjia idiots have worked this out yet, even though they dribble on about how the pressure n intensity always lifts during finals series. They all still pontificate about the pretty n stylish footy teams going to win the flag.
 
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zippadeee

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when Geelong's game plan works, it looks a million dollars - like the way they smashed the Lions.

They can't reproduce it for more than a quarter and a half against the Tiges though, because our way is better.

Its looks good because in the games against Port and Brisbane it made Geelong look fast. Its a fake. They are so slow its not funny. The doggies pantsed them because they moved the ball with speed.
If Scotty dosent introduce fast and creative kids to his side, they will continue to lose against us.
How many times do you get beaten by the same thing but refuse to change it? I know Geelong people aren't happy kids aren't getting games..
 
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