Jooter FIXtures 8 months 2 days ago #43

Walter, I think you'd find the 2019 season to be a dream draw for the Richmond Tigers. I think they travelled once in their last dozen or so home-and-away games. My point is dream draws are possible and can be easily engineered.
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Gumnut FIXtures 8 months 3 days ago #44

Glad to see the Tigers will be clocking up some frequent flier miles next year in last 9 games travelling to Sydney, Gold Coast and Adelaide with a final game to end the season against us at Optus. Only 4 at MCG.
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mac FIXtures 8 months 3 days ago #45

Richmond has 2020 in the bag.
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pollyanna FIXtures 8 months 3 days ago #46

Nope, we're going to eff Richmond up real bad in that final round - great tv viewing, could be an annual blockbuster.
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Mushroom FIXtures 8 months 3 days ago #47

You mean when Richmond tank so bad they send their C team to give the A and B players a rest on their way to a 3rd flag in 4 years and the Vic media laud it as a brilliant, clever and necessary move with minor references to the obvious disrepute shown for the game Freo had when Pavlich, McPhee, Hayden, Mundy, Hill, Morabito and Fyfe all came down with bouts of soreness prior to a Tassie trip in 2010?

I can just see the blockbuster TV ads on channel seven. It’ll become the annual Tank Warfare game.

Yep. That’ll really mess them up.
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Walter the baker FIXtures 8 months 3 days ago #48

Walter the baker
“Blockbusters” are the clearest evidence of the importance of money and power over a fair draw at AFL House. Blockbusters only serve to reinforce the status of ‘big clubs’. It’s self perpetuating to say that big clubs deserve prime spots because the draw the biggest crowds which means that they get high exposure which attracts more supporters ... there’s s hole in my bucket dear Lisa ....
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TheColonel FIXtures 8 months 3 days ago #49

WTB - I thought it was Henry that heard the tale of the hole in the bucket.
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shane FIXtures 8 months 3 days ago #50

I would have thought the evidence stacked up pretty solidly that the less popular clubs don't attract crowds, even when given lengthy opportunities in what people consider a good time slot.

If they did they would be popular clubs and blockbuster matches.
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jezzaargh FIXtures 8 months 3 days ago #51

nah Col, its Henry’s tale of woe

“well fix it, dear Henry...”
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TheColonel FIXtures 8 months 3 days ago #52

jez - put it down to the grey hair - I forget everything these days.
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SaltyDog FIXtures 8 months 3 days ago #53

Greg hair?
You two are the only ones who know what the heck you’re talking about!
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Corporal Agarn FIXtures 8 months 3 days ago #54

Corporal Agarn
Greg Hire the basketballer, is that what you're on about?
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zorro FIXtures 8 months 3 days ago #55

My cousin in Brissy calls Fyfey “The Invisible Man”. Only ever sees him on Brownlow night.
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rogerrocks FIXtures 8 months 3 days ago #56

Even back when we were doing well, my sister in Melbourne said there were only something like 3 Freo games shown on free to air TV in a season. It is hard to become popular if you are never seen.
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