Author Topic: Richmond vs Geelong @ the MCG --- Round 19, 2021  (Read 3624 times)

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Richmond vs Geelong @ the MCG --- Round 19, 2021
« on: July 16, 2021, 06:28:34 PM »
GEELONG has entered a request with the AFL to have next weekend's clash against Richmond, scheduled for the MCG, moved to GMHBA Stadium.

The Cats have been fixtured to play their home match against the Tigers next Sunday at the MCG at 1.45pm AEST with the afternoon slot brought forward due to the Tokyo Olympics.

However, given the COVID-19 outbreak in Victoria in recent days and the possibility of no crowds being able to attend matches next weekend, the Cats have asked the League to consider relocating the round 19 clash to GMHBA Stadium.

The Cats returned to Victoria on Friday afternoon after dismantling Fremantle at Optus Stadium on Thursday night, a day after three games scheduled in Melbourne were moved to Queensland due to Victoria's COVID-19 situation.

https://www.afl.com.au/news/648514/gf-rematch-not-at-the-g-cats-bold-request-to-afl
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Re: Geelong wants our R19 clash moved to Kardinia Park (afl site)
« Reply #1 on: July 16, 2021, 06:30:49 PM »
i predicted this from a long way back.

guess what folks they will get it


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Re: Geelong wants our R19 clash moved to Kardinia Park (afl site)
« Reply #2 on: July 16, 2021, 06:39:54 PM »
Given our season is shot we should sell it to them for a return match at the G in 2022

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Re: Geelong wants our R19 clash moved to Kardinia Park (afl site)
« Reply #3 on: July 16, 2021, 06:46:27 PM »
Given our season is shot we should sell it to them for a return match at the G in 2022

its their home game mate.

Do you think the afl would have agreed for a change if the other way was around?



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Re: Geelong wants our R19 clash moved to Kardinia Park (afl site)
« Reply #4 on: July 16, 2021, 06:51:49 PM »
"We'll play them anywhere anytime" - Benny Gale just now on 7news when asked about playing Geelong in Geelong.

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Re: Geelong wants our R19 clash moved to Kardinia Park (afl site)
« Reply #5 on: July 16, 2021, 07:25:11 PM »
We’ll probably beat them :lol
“50-29 felt like the game might be over – 35-50 felt like it was over. Geelong would not get a chance to breathe again. Suffocate and surge – that is Richmond’s game. Make it feel like there’s no space, then make it feel like there’s too much space, a transition that happens in a split second”

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Re: Geelong wants our R19 clash moved to Kardinia Park (afl site)
« Reply #6 on: July 16, 2021, 07:46:11 PM »
I have zero problem with them requesting this

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Re: Geelong wants our R19 clash moved to Kardinia Park (afl site)
« Reply #7 on: July 16, 2021, 08:06:38 PM »
No issue at all

If it means the game's in Victoria then go for it
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Re: Geelong wants our R19 clash moved to Kardinia Park (afl site)
« Reply #8 on: July 16, 2021, 08:41:58 PM »
Fair enough too.

Don't care if we lose either.

Can still take the premiership cup with the team for a nice little tour.

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Re: Geelong wants our R19 clash moved to Kardinia Park (afl site)
« Reply #9 on: July 16, 2021, 11:16:11 PM »
 Bullocks

Who would want this in Victoria given how we have played there, let alone kardinia.

Explain why cats couldn't have flown direct to qld and us stay here? You know if you believe these clowns Victoria is unsafe isn't it? :lol




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Re: Geelong wants our R19 clash moved to Kardinia Park (afl site)
« Reply #10 on: July 16, 2021, 11:25:53 PM »
No issue at all

If it means the game's in Victoria then go for it
What difference does that make?
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Re: Geelong wants our R19 clash moved to Kardinia Park (afl site)
« Reply #11 on: July 17, 2021, 12:03:48 AM »
ask for Metricon Stadium! 11 in a row now  :thumbsup

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Re: Geelong wants our R19 clash moved to Kardinia Park (afl site)
« Reply #12 on: July 17, 2021, 12:15:10 AM »
Don't think we any say in it if there are no crowds. I will say AFL should avoid empty stadiums as much as possible though.
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Re: Geelong wants our R19 clash moved to Kardinia Park (afl site)
« Reply #13 on: July 17, 2021, 05:57:39 AM »
Jon Ralph on Fox Footy said the AFL will oppose Geelong's request as the MCG has a contract.

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Re: Geelong wants our R19 clash moved to Kardinia Park (afl site)
« Reply #14 on: July 17, 2021, 07:11:56 AM »
RFC response:

2017 :cheers
2021 :banghead

The G just doesn't seem to do us any favours this season, the fortress has been well and truly destroyed.