Well, I have to eat humble pie, but what an enjoyable pie it is. I predicted we finish bottom 4, more specifically bottom 2. So how wrong was I.
Was it justified?
I believe so, at the time. I didn’t know Hardwick would completely dismantle his game plan, stop running away from the ball carrier. Turn the game into a run and tackle, pressure, pressure, pressure.
I shake my head, as when I line up our team against quality opposition, I question our man power. Sure we have Dusty, Trent, Alex, Jack but they can’t do it alone. Yet even when these guys are down on their super best we find a way.
It is a performance that is truly incredulous.
And to think we have a bloke named Graham who is looking like the next Dusty, coming on.And then there is Rioli.
Adelaide, beat us by more than ten goals, albeit in Adelaide.
Can we turn that around? Lynch,Jenkins, Jacobs and Walker, will they make us look too small.?
I am stunned by the performance of our blokes and can’t work out how they do it.
One thing for sure they are so much better than I ever give them credit for. As I said in a previous post, if it wasn’t for Jeremy Cameron and Mundy, we would have finished top of the ladder, so we probably are the best team in the comp, so at the G, with a full house, we have a real chance.
But what ever happens, I am proud of this mob and what they have achieved this year.
Thanks Cotch, for going to Lids after the game. A fine gesture from a great captain.
And Oracle, you are a legend!