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And a 65 run partnership.

Does Bancroft deserve a fifty? 155 balls..

Absolutely!

Too bad he didn’t get there,(who was the sub?)

Eighteen months in: How is Justin Langer really going?

Bancroft and Meredith …can they get to 100?
Burns and Khawaja must have wished they were at the MCG and getting rolled there.

Eighteen months in: How is Justin Langer really going?

Venables in particular has had a year out of the game,like a new recruit for West Coast.

Only 21 at the start of the season,Ryan 23, Duggan 23,Barrass 24 all good.

I want to see Cameron with a little bulk,72 kg is a bit light for his height.

And Oscar Allen will still be 20…

Which players are set to break out next season, and who's under the pump?

Not the euphonium or the alpine horn?

Tigers, Pies and Cats to hog the limelight as AFL unveils 2020 fixture

The ABC have an interesting take on how hard the draw is…
https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-10-31/crunching-the-numbers-behind-the-2020-afl-fixture/11657036.
We’ll see what difference it makes.

Tigers, Pies and Cats to hog the limelight as AFL unveils 2020 fixture

Considering that Mitchell mentored the Eagles’ midfield to a flag and that Kelly is the best player in the trade by the length of the straight, you need to get your facts right before you waffle on.
14 and 24 ,given the weakness of the draft, are about bottom of first round and mid-second round. Not much to see there.
You also mustn’t see any value in the WCE reserves who couldn’t get a/many game/s in the 1sts last year.
Eagles fly high again in 2020 and the third round is worth next to nothing

AFL Trades 2019 report card: Every club graded

There seems to be a long-term play in play here in that the Eagles have significantly weakened the Cats while strengthening themselves.
It moves them up the prospective pecking order.
Will you put up a similar Power Ranking post-draft?
I think you’ve got the Dockers a place or two,(or three) low given Longmuir’s penchant for attack and Freo’s well-credentialled forwards and backups

AFL Power Rankings: 2019 Trade Period

Meanwhile the Tas vs WA game had 1100+ runs scored and there’s no uproar.
No result and 29 wickets falling over four days is nearly as bad.

Vic-SA Shield match descends into farce

Pick your suburb.
Give up the view of the ocean.
Eastern metro is alright.

Who'll end up really winning the Tim Kelly trade?

Three catches ,two wickets and a neat 40+.
Richardson with three wickets,Green with two- but very pleasing for the bowling coach,only 5 extras in a 400 score

Mitch Marsh boosts Test claims with the ball

Glass half empty there Klompy…
Good players to come in and make an impact-Cameron,Brander,Allen,Allen,Williams, maybe even Ajang Ajang as a rookie.

Don’t listen to anon,he’s so risk-averse he counts every sheet of date roll before he commits himself to taking a weight off his mind.

Next years draft looks compromised to me,14 and 24 are unknown factors, he’s worth a stab,I say.
Top-notch player like Kelly comes along every blue blood super moon.

Who'll end up really winning the Tim Kelly trade?

In seven years he’s played 104 games so it’s not so shabby. (From a distance)
The 11 games over seasons 18 and 19 tells you about his durability and maybe the Bombers training, conditioning and selection.
He averages 1.8 goals per game and six marks, also better than average.
Top five,nah, top fifty , yeah.

Joe Daniher 'in the top 5 players in the competition' says Bombers great

All I ask is that the premiers in any season be made to travel interstate eight times the next year,not much to ask….

And again, congrats to the Tigers.
Took the hand they were dealt and turned it into a premiership.

The reduction in players’ longevity because of travel is something that the AFL should address,”restraint of trade”,perhaps

It's Richmond's league now: The unstoppable Tigers confirm their place in history

And the kids. The first five years are the hardest,followed by the next five.

Who'll end up really winning the Tim Kelly trade?

Go right ahead. Be euphoric. We were last year.
We’re coming for you in 2020.
We’ll deal with the travel inequity that comes from an extra 50.000 kilometres in the air, again.
I know ,take some of the expansion teams’ moolah and give the Perth sides charter flights instead…
In the name of equalisation of course.
Looking forward to our clash/es next year.

It's Richmond's league now: The unstoppable Tigers confirm their place in history

Both Geelong and the Eagles will be happy but for different reasons.
The Cats maybe snare a decent ruckman and top up their midfield. West Coast get a mid who can go forward.
His 24 goals last season would have put them at the top of the goalkicking tree.
Eagles get the ladder leaders’ 2nd best player. West Coast ahead a country kilometre at this point.

Who'll end up really winning the Tim Kelly trade?

Fair is as fair does.
After all they were the best side this year and deserve to showcase their wares.

Someone on this site reckons that the Tigers will have 120,000 fans next year.

They’ll have to find them somewhere.

Then I thought that I’d read that they’ll win 11 or 12 flags in a row. so they’d have 13 or 14 flags.

My mistake.

It was by 2022. Not 2032.

It can’t be referring to AFL flags of course, the true metric of success in a biased system and fixture.

It would be fair to leave one or two for a half-decent interstate side,I say

It's Richmond's league now: The unstoppable Tigers confirm their place in history

You aren’t saying that Richmond gets a leg up then?
In other news:-
“Richmond have asked to play eight away games in 2020.
It’s our prerogative as premiers to play in front of as many of our adoring fans as possible”

It's Richmond's league now: The unstoppable Tigers confirm their place in history

Mention them,perhaps?

Five players to watch in the Sheffield Shield

Just like Matt Stevic, Simon Meredith and Scott Jeffery for the Doggies
“The league has reviewed the umpiring from the Grand Final and found that there were three to four decisions that were incorrect that went against the Sydney Swans.
Those decisions deemed incorrect by the review included some failures to call sliding free kicks, most notably the contentious slide by Easton Wood on Dan Hannebery that resulted in a medial ligament injury to the Swan in the final quarter when the game lay in the balance.
At least one other slide that wasn’t paid was viewed as a mistake. Incidents that were contentious included below the knees contact from Toby McLean on Kieren Jack that went against Jack for being too high, as well as a slide from Dale Morris on the wing which saw Tom Papley tumble over.
Another incident involved Dane Rampe being called for holding the ball in the third quarter, which the league deemed an incorrect decision. The free against Rampe was quickly followed by a Clay Smith free for too high and goal.
The AFL review did not deem the overall umpiring performance to be poor, but the league’s view was that it was beneath the level expected, bearing in mind the highly-experienced and capable umpires who officiated — Matt Stevic, Simon Meredith and Scott Jeffery.
Overall, the Western Bulldogs received 20 free kicks to the Swans’ eight. The differential of 12 was the biggest in a Grand Final since the three-umpire system was introduced in 1994.”
Let’s not let that happen again..

Four predictions for this week's AFL grand final

So David,I guess that you don’t rate Jhye Richardson then?

Seven things to look forward to in this summer of cricket

Gage Roads IPA or Single Fin if you want locally owned

Four predictions for this week's AFL grand final

Judging by their capitulation at the WACA the other day, probably not.
Was that bloke Stoinis among the runs again?

Seven things to look forward to in this summer of cricket

This is from someone who lives in NSW and supports a blow-in club himself.

In the real footy world, where my father played reserves for Swan Districts in 1947,
Richmond is seen as a blowhard club that fluked a flag on the back of not travelling away from the MCG or their mum’s cooking.

GWS is just as entitled to have a shot and unless they’re as gormless as anon, Richmond will have to bring everything they’ve got.

Four predictions for this week's AFL grand final

You have to remember that Ryan was behind his teammate who kicked the ball to him only 15 seconds earlier. He ran flat out to get there,launched and took the mark over one of the tallest players in the comp. He set it up,demanded the kick and took it. It doesn’t get more difficult than that.

Brownlow Medal 2019: Liam Ryan wins Mark of the Year