Buddy? I only saw the second half but he was horrible. Didn’t get near it until he took that mark and kicked the last goal for them. Reckon he was terrible from the part of the game I saw. Looked a shadow of his former self.Haha First Crack Tom Morris says Buddy is the most watchable player in the comp (which is not a bad statement) but Healy is there and you could see him thinking, NicNat, NicNat, NicNat
imo he will be a footballer like Stringer. Capable of bursting clear, breaking games open, creating opportunities from difficult positions.I said he was crap. Every time he gets somewhere around 50 he decides to take a pot shot and his success rate is very low.
Living in Sydney and with a mad keen Sydney partner, most swans fans are adamant that the AFL HO hates, vehemently hates the Swans.the sceptic would say there’s a directive from AFL house to have Sydney rise quickly. That was a disgraceful umpiring performance again.
Nobody does.Living in Sydney and with a mad keen Sydney partner, most swans fans are adamant that the AFL HO hates, vehemently hates the Swans.
reference the penalty when Buddy chose them over GWS (no trading). There was also the COLA wars and a Richard Colless feud. And Demetrio bagging the Swans flooding style when they were premiers and felt they should have been lauded by HO.
It probably also goes back to the long periods of isolation and being largely ignored by the AFL.
No doubt that the AFL think its important to have 1 strong team in Qld and NSW.
And the Swans have profited from the academy, which was introduced as a benefit for GWS and GC.
Not to support the swans but they dont feel they are the golden club
Hawthorn supporters didn't in the "free kick Hawthorn" era.
Do you think we do? I can tell you other supporters now think it's all "free kick Richmond", and it's not the pure numbers but where they are and aren't paid.
The new rule favours the teams that love uncontested possession. The whole idea is to give time and space. Yes intensity will increase but when you are forced to stand as a statue you can't do much in terms of defensive pressure. It's a fundamental change to the game. Will finals intensity reduce its impact? Perhaps but it definitely gives that bit more time and space.The new rule has little impact when there is pressure and intensity. It only gives teams a better avenue to goal when they have time and space.
We all know the Tigers are the kings of pressure finals football.