VFL Essendon 2019

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Re: VFL Essendon 2019

Post by Rover99 » Sat Jul 13, 2019 3:49 pm

Another great win.Good to see Gown coming through. Have hopes for him. Snelling...wtf? Is he playing in the seniors?

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Re: VFL Essendon 2019

Post by F111 » Sun Jul 14, 2019 1:30 am

BenDoolan wrote:
Sat Jul 13, 2019 3:45 pm
No Snelling??
No mention in the initial match report.

With Hurley injured, Hooker sore, maybe Hartley and this bloke come into contention?
Brandon Zerk-Thatcher read the ball aptly in defence.

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Re: VFL Essendon 2019

Post by rockhole » Sun Jul 14, 2019 9:46 am

F111 wrote:
Sun Jul 14, 2019 1:30 am
BenDoolan wrote:
Sat Jul 13, 2019 3:45 pm
No Snelling??
No mention in the initial match report.

With Hurley injured, Hooker sore, maybe Hartley and this bloke come into contention?
Brandon Zerk-Thatcher read the ball aptly in defence.
Like the idea of Hartley coming in for Hurls if need be
Too far for Baker now he's on to it, now he’s got it, OPEN GOAL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! The Dons are in front by one point at the 8 minute mark

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Re: VFL Essendon 2019

Post by Rover99 » Sun Jul 14, 2019 11:25 am

Please don't tell me Snelling was injured :-$

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Re: VFL Essendon 2019

Post by grassy1 » Sun Jul 14, 2019 11:34 am

Let’s hope not.From all the reports you guys have given on his good work so far,it would be a terrible turn of luck for him.Hope he’s good to go next week.

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Re: VFL Essendon 2019

Post by nudder12 » Sun Jul 14, 2019 12:27 pm

Rover99 wrote:
Sun Jul 14, 2019 11:25 am
Please don't tell me Snelling was injured :-$
He played.
Around 16 possessions and 7 tackles.
As far as I've heard he had no injury issues

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Re: VFL Essendon 2019

Post by F111 » Sun Jul 14, 2019 12:47 pm

nudder12 wrote:
Sun Jul 14, 2019 12:27 pm
Rover99 wrote:
Sun Jul 14, 2019 11:25 am
Please don't tell me Snelling was injured :-$
He played.
Around 16 possessions and 7 tackles.
As far as I've heard he had no injury issues
I wonder if he was shadowed? Fwiw, from Norths VFL pre game spiel ...
Essendon
Snelling hasn’t missed a beat since joining the Bombers through the 2019 Mid-Season Rookie Draft.
The midfielder has averaged 27.4 disposals and 7 tackles in his 5 VFL games, including 34 disposals and 9 tackles last weekend.
The South Australian will be key to the Bombers chances on Saturday.

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Re: VFL Essendon 2019

Post by nudder12 » Tue Jul 16, 2019 7:02 pm

Club's review of AFL listed players from last round.
Note - no VFL match this week.


Mark Baguley
Stats: 15 disposals, three marks, five inside 50s, one goal

From the coach: I thought ‘Bags’ had a really good game. He spent a few more minutes through the midfield this week, but still had a good impact up forward. His pressure was really good, he kept the ball inside and was rewarded with a nice goal. Also some of his contest work to create some scoring opportunities for us, particularly from a medium forward, was a great effort from him.

Jordan Ridley
Stats: 17 disposals, four marks, five tackles

From the coach: Jordan played on the wing, mostly on that fat-side role. He had a bit of the footy with 17 possessions and laid five tackles, which is good. It was a solid game from him on the wing as he’s learning that new position and is showing some really good progression. He can keep building on that.

Josh Begley
Stats: 18 disposals, six marks, one goal

From the coach: Josh played a sort of high-forward role again with a bit of wing time. Eighteen possessions and six marks is a good effort. We like him when he’s taking the game on and his work rate was great – he worked up and down the ground really hard and got himself into some good positions. He had a good impact on the game.

David Myers
Stats: 30 disposals, four marks, seven tackles, six clearances, seven inside 50s, one goal

From the coach: Another really good game from Dave inside. 30 possessions, four marks, seven tackles and finishing off with a nice goal is a pretty complete game from an inside-mid. He had a good balance of contested and uncontested possessions too, and once again was really important in setting up our young boys and making sure they got their structures right.

Jordan Houlahan
Stats: Eight disposals, two tackles, one goal

From the coach: Jordan had the eight possessions playing on sort of a high-forward role and kicked a nice goal. He’s working on having more impact on the game. With just two tackles, he needs to keep working on his consistency. When he is actually in the game he contributes really well. We just need him to be in the game for longer.

Brandon Zerk-Thatcher
Stats: 19 disposals, six marks, four rebound 50s

From the coach: It was a good game from Brandon as our key defensive post. We lost a little bit of experience with ‘Harts’ (Michael Hartley) out down there (listed as an AFL emergency), but I thought Brandon stood up really well. He took six marks and had 19 possessions, and seemed to foil a fair few of North Melbourne’s attacks by being in the right place at the right time with his four rebound 50s as well.

Noah Gown
Stats: 11 disposals, four marks, three tackles, three goals

From the coach: There wasn't a lot of impact in terms of possessions, but I thought Noah competed really hard and gave us a good target down there against some high-quality North Melbourne backs. To finish with three goals is a really good impact from him, and he’s playing his role really nicely at the moment.

Jake Long
Stats: 19 disposals, four inside 50s, three rebound 50s

From the coach: It wasa good game from ‘Longy’ off half-back. I thought he was aggressive when he got the ball in hand and ran at the game, and that’s what we want from him, to try and take the game on and use his speed. Nineteen possessions is a bit more than probably what he has done in the last couple of weeks, so that shows he had good impact on the game. Four inside 50s, three rebound 50s as well, and I thought he set up a couple of goals for us through his aggression and running.

Trent Mynott
Stats: 25 disposals, four tackles, seven clearances, six inside 50s

From the coach: Trent’s game was good, particularly his first half. I thought he seemed to be really hard and physical in the contest, but then also get out and run and carry the footy. He had six inside 50s, which is good from him and something that he’s been working on. I thought he used the ball more effectively this week and looked dangerous with the ball in hand. He finished with 25 possessions but probably faded out a bit late, but when the game was there to be won in the first half he was influential.

Will Snelling
Stats: 20 disposals, 11 tackles, four clearances

From the coach: It was a solid game from Will, who played a mixture of forward and mid time. He’s really clean when he uses the ball, particularly in the wet conditions, which was evident on the weekend. His pressure as well – 11 tackles is a great result in terms of someone who is playing that role. If he keeps bringing these sorts of numbers, he can definitely keep knocking down the door for AFL selection.

Ben McNiece
Stats: 18 disposals, five tackles, seven rebound 50s

From the coach: Another solid game from Ben. Playing in sort of that back post he had 18 possessions, but more importantly defended really hard. We tried to get the ball in his hand a bit more and he used it effectively. He made some good decisions with it, but North had some dangerous small forwards and Benny locked down on a fair few of those to make it a tough day for them. As a small defender, overall I thought it was a really solid game.

Tom Jok
Stats: 15 disposals, six tackles, three clearances, 11 hitouts

From the coach: First game back from injury for ‘Jokky’ – he’d been out for nearly four or five weeks. He played a bit of a different role for us, which saw him pinch-hitting in the ruck as well as playing some wing minutes on his limited game time. I liked his impact. I thought he tried hard, had 15 disposals and competed in the ruck. (Tom) Campbell’s obviously a quality ruckman and that was evident in terms of the way he played, but Jokky was able to get him around the ground a bit which is what we asked him to do. It was a nice platform for him moving forward.

Matt Dea
Stats: 17 disposals, five marks, three rebound 50s

From the coach: A solid game again from Matty. He had a week off last week and looked to be fresh, running on top of the ground and judging the ball really well. He made some good defensive decisions and was able to apply some great pressure when the ball was coming out, as did a lot of the people. Seventeen disposals in the back half is really solid, and that’s what we’ve come to expect from him.

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Re: VFL Essendon 2019

Post by BenDoolan » Sun Jul 28, 2019 9:57 am

R18 Essendon v Williamstown

ESSENDON 12.12: 84
Williamstown 15.12: 102

Goals: M. Baguley 2, M. Hartley 2, H. Hocking 2, J. Begley, N. Gown, A. Heppell, J. Houlahan, D. Landt, J. Ridley

Disposals: M. Hartley 21, H. Hocking 20, B. Fennell 18, T. Mynott 17, A. Heppell 16
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Re: VFL Essendon 2019

Post by grassy1 » Sun Jul 28, 2019 11:20 am

Oh Bugger,a 3 Goal loss.At Home was it?Ben?

Wherever it was,Willy are a pretty good team.Is Germo(Peter German)still Coaching them?Or is it someone else?

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Re: VFL Essendon 2019

Post by rockhole » Sun Jul 28, 2019 1:30 pm

grassy1 wrote:
Sun Jul 28, 2019 11:20 am
Oh Bugger,a 3 Goal loss.At Home was it?Ben?

Wherever it was,Willy are a pretty good team.Is Germo(Peter German)still Coaching them?Or is it someone else?
Was at Williamstown, Grassy. Reasonable weather and slight breeze instead of usual howling gale. The ground is on a point jutting out into Port Phillip Bay.

I got the impression that the team had been gutted of several good players to accommodate the ones. Only lasted 2 quarters as it was too f***'n cold!!

They just looked bigger and tougher than us and deserved the win. Still cannot understand how Harts was dropped backed to the twos in place of McNiece.
Too far for Baker now he's on to it, now he’s got it, OPEN GOAL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! The Dons are in front by one point at the 8 minute mark

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Re: VFL Essendon 2019

Post by BenDoolan » Sun Jul 28, 2019 1:53 pm

rockhole wrote:
Sun Jul 28, 2019 1:30 pm
grassy1 wrote:
Sun Jul 28, 2019 11:20 am
Oh Bugger,a 3 Goal loss.At Home was it?Ben?

Wherever it was,Willy are a pretty good team.Is Germo(Peter German)still Coaching them?Or is it someone else?
Was at Williamstown, Grassy. Reasonable weather and slight breeze instead of usual howling gale. The ground is on a point jutting out into Port Phillip Bay.

I got the impression that the team had been gutted of several good players to accommodate the ones. Only lasted 2 quarters as it was too f***'n cold!!

They just looked bigger and tougher than us and deserved the win. Still cannot understand how Harts was dropped backed to the twos in place of McNiece.
Dropping Hartley was f****** stupid. Picking McNiece, even worse.
Unfortunately, you can't drown a witch!

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Re: VFL Essendon 2019

Post by s'dreams » Sun Jul 28, 2019 2:23 pm

BenDoolan wrote:
Sun Jul 28, 2019 1:53 pm
rockhole wrote:
Sun Jul 28, 2019 1:30 pm
grassy1 wrote:
Sun Jul 28, 2019 11:20 am
Oh Bugger,a 3 Goal loss.At Home was it?Ben?

Wherever it was,Willy are a pretty good team.Is Germo(Peter German)still Coaching them?Or is it someone else?
Was at Williamstown, Grassy. Reasonable weather and slight breeze instead of usual howling gale. The ground is on a point jutting out into Port Phillip Bay.

I got the impression that the team had been gutted of several good players to accommodate the ones. Only lasted 2 quarters as it was too f***'n cold!!

They just looked bigger and tougher than us and deserved the win. Still cannot understand how Harts was dropped backed to the twos in place of McNiece.
Dropping Hartley was f****** stupid. Picking McNiece, even worse.
Did they only take Myers to the Gold Coast as an emergency? Huh?
dices ad adepto futui (tell them to f*** off)

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Re: VFL Essendon 2019

Post by BenDoolan » Sat Aug 03, 2019 7:08 pm

R19 Essendon v Sandringham

ESSENDON 20.5: 125
Sandringham 6.4: 40

Goals: N. Gown 4, T. Smith 4, M. Baguley 3, D. Myers 3, J. Houlahan 2, J. Laverde 2, J. Begley, A. Heppell

Disposals: D. Myers 39, B. McNiece 26, J. Begley 24, T. Jok 24, N. Dixon 21
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Re: VFL Essendon 2019

Post by Windy_Hill » Sat Aug 03, 2019 7:11 pm

Hate to say it but Myers probably deserves a recall to the seniors. Especially with Heppell out.

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Re: VFL Essendon 2019

Post by Windy Hille » Sat Aug 03, 2019 10:06 pm

Fantastic win =D>

Scores were level at half time! Enormous 2nd half. Noah Gown - get him in!!

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Re: VFL Essendon 2019

Post by grassy1 » Sun Aug 04, 2019 12:14 am

:-& x
Windy_Hill wrote:
Sat Aug 03, 2019 7:11 pm
Hate to say it but Myers probably deserves a recall to the seniors. Especially with Heppell out.
Yes he does!

Just for good measure,I shared a bit of time with Raiders Legend Bernie G Tonight,Dave!

By the way,get your old man to give Laurie a buzz! :wink:

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Re: VFL Essendon 2019

Post by nudder12 » Sun Aug 04, 2019 1:36 am

Windy Hille wrote:
Sat Aug 03, 2019 10:06 pm
Fantastic win =D>

Scores were level at half time! Enormous 2nd half. Noah Gown - get him in!!
I like what I've seen of Gown, but this has been about his only really good performance. Needs to replicate that a few times before AFL consideration.

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Re: VFL Essendon 2019

Post by mdso » Sun Aug 04, 2019 5:33 pm

juff wrote:
Sat Apr 20, 2019 3:04 pm
OK, I know our VFL team have only played two games into the season, but their percentage of 435.94 is still pretty awesome :D
https://www.scoreboard.com/au/afl/austr ... standings/
Better get them to give our AFL team some kicking hand and foot skills lessons. They certainly are doing something right. Go Bombers.
A team really worth watching and on the up. Same with our Women's team.
Nothing usually happens until something happens.

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Re: VFL Essendon 2019

Post by BenDoolan » Sat Aug 10, 2019 4:39 pm

R20 Essendon v Footscray

FLOGGING!!!

ESSENDON 5.5: 35
Footscray 20.9: 129

Goals: N. Lazzaro, D. Landt, T. Smith, B. Ham, A. Heppell

Disposals: A. Heppell 29, B. Ham 21, M. Hartley 21, B. Laguda 20, T. Mynott 18

Similar thing coming up in the seniors...
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