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Post by merrick on Mon Aug 31, 2015 1:33 pm

Where can we get tickets to the game Sunday iga or at the gate.
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Post by Wolf Pack on Mon Aug 31, 2015 1:55 pm

Surely Mitchell goes up to the AFL after his 36 possession game yesterday.
Wishful thinking Smile
Not sure we have someone to go with him. He is such a running machine. Moore, Stewart and Summerton go alright too.
I would start Tuck in the middle and Porplyzia forward this week.
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Post by firstblood on Mon Aug 31, 2015 2:42 pm

merrick wrote:Where can we get tickets to the game Sunday iga or at the gate.

At the gate merrick.

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Post by Lachlan on Mon Aug 31, 2015 9:07 pm

ST

From your list Butcher, Amon and Gray all played against the
Gold Coast Suns and I would expect them all to play against Freo
This week. Therefore their team this week will be very similar
To the one we played yesterday
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Post by firstblood on Tue Sep 01, 2015 10:38 am

According to this site... http://www.portadelaidefc.com.au/news/2015-08-31/sanfl-finals-who-qualifies

19 AFL players qualify for upcoming SANFL league finals.

Sounds fair to me...NOT!!!
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Post by LukeO9 on Tue Sep 01, 2015 3:08 pm

firstblood wrote:
merrick wrote:Where can we get tickets to the game Sunday iga or at the gate.
At the gate merrick.

Whats the transaction charge?
And why favour AFL members and not SANFL members at SANFL finals?
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Post by bruce cameron on Tue Sep 01, 2015 4:48 pm

Lachlan wrote:ST

From your list Butcher, Amon and Gray all played against the
Gold Coast Suns and I would expect them all to play against Freo
This week. Therefore their team this week will be very similar
To the one we played yesterday

Yes, this really is the issue. Port are morally obliged to pick their best team to play against Freo. If they don't select Butcher, Amon and Gray then the experiment of the Reserves in the SANFL competition would surely be called into question. Given the spirit of the agreement it would seem only fair that the Crows and Port be morally bound to pick the best AFL team possible even when they don't make the finals. I don't think it is valid to argue that AFL listed players who may otherwise have qualified be returned to the SANFL or not play AFL just so they can play in these finals. Some may argue that it is unfair on these players if they 'miss out' but after all, they are AFL listed players. The purpose of having reserves teams in the SANFL is so AFL listed players can play at the highest possible level. That is the sole purpose.
If either of the reserves teams win a premiership, or even worse continue to win them, I can't see how this is going to benefit the SANFL competition. The SANFL clubs are bound by a salary cap which is a fraction of the AFL cap. SANFL players are not full time professionals who can devote endless hours to training and rehab. The integrity of the competition is at risk if the AFL clubs don't fulfill their moral obligations. The criteria for player eligibility will never cover all the bases. I don't think anyone could complain if we came up against the same PAFC team that defeated us on Sunday.
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Post by Lee Harradine on Tue Sep 01, 2015 6:46 pm

Excellent post, BC, totally agree.
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Post by bundy on Tue Sep 01, 2015 8:26 pm

Well another year of a tainted final series coming up.The club with no salary cap v The poor SANFL cousin.
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Post by LukeO9 on Thu Sep 03, 2015 1:34 pm

bruce cameron wrote:
If either of the reserves teams win a premiership, or even worse continue to win them, I can't see how this is going to benefit the SANFL competition.

This is the point that always interested me. In interviews prior to their entry, various SANFL spokespersons said they would have to "look into it" if the AFL reserve teams dominate the SANFL comp. I was, and still am, not bothered by their entry...strengthening a comp. is always good. But I was always worried about the SANFL seemingly having no contingency plan if "trouble" arose.
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Post by Wolf Pack on Thu Sep 03, 2015 3:35 pm

Of course we can win.
We are good enough.
Centre clearances are the key.
Ports midfield is a worry but we have a good midfield too.
If Tucky's corky is ok, put him in the square and let's put some physical pressure on their mids.
Need more from Willits and Hardy around the ground i.e Take some big contested marks.
Start Porplyzia forward, even if just for 20 mins. He is a great goal kicker.
We have the forwards to put their defence under real pressure.
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