Author Topic: Richmond vs Geelong @ the MCG --- Round 19, 2021  (Read 3623 times)

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Re: Geelong wants our R19 clash moved to Kardinia Park (afl site)
« Reply #15 on: July 17, 2021, 10:12:45 AM »
No issue at all

If it means the game's in Victoria then go for it
What difference does that make?

Means players are in their own homes and with their families

That's a good thing
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Re: Geelong wants our R19 clash moved to Kardinia Park (afl site)
« Reply #16 on: July 18, 2021, 02:40:16 PM »
"Not going to happen. The AFL wants it at the M.C.G." - Jon Ralph.

https://twitter.com/FOXFOOTY/status/1416609055389323266

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Re: Geelong wants our R19 clash moved to Kardinia Park (afl site)
« Reply #17 on: July 18, 2021, 04:27:30 PM »
LOL - Salty Scotty will be ropable

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Re: Geelong wants our R19 clash moved to Kardinia Park (afl site)
« Reply #18 on: July 18, 2021, 04:45:59 PM »
Tom Browne on Ch 7 just now said the same thing. The AFL wants the game at the MCG. He also said those at the Cattery will be disappointed  :snidegrin.

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Re: Geelong wants our R19 clash moved to Kardinia Park (afl site)
« Reply #19 on: July 18, 2021, 09:03:37 PM »
If it’s still lockdown in Melbourne?

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Re: Geelong wants our R19 clash moved to Kardinia Park (afl site)
« Reply #20 on: July 18, 2021, 09:09:29 PM »
Tom Browne on Ch 7 just now said the same thing. The AFL wants the game at the MCG. He also said those at the Cattery will be disappointed  :snidegrin.

Good to see someone at the AFL knows that the majority of decisions Shocking made were in a bid to bring down Richmond for Geesook's benefit and have had enough.

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Re: Geelong wants our R19 clash moved to Kardinia Park (afl site)
« Reply #21 on: July 19, 2021, 01:29:28 PM »
Cats should be furious over lack of AFL integrity

They can’t get home finals and now, when no crowds are allowed at football, they can’t get a home game played at home. It’s not right, writes Mark Robinson.

https://www.heraldsun.com.au/sport/afl/the-tackle-mark-robinsons-afl-likes-and-dislikes-from-round-18/news-story/b5d2f4be0e85d41074e37066bea612f1

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Sam Edmund on SEN said Geelong are still sooking about this.

The AFL has said they have contractual and commercial (signage) reasons why they game needs to be at the M.C.G.

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Re: Geelong wants our R19 clash moved to Kardinia Park (afl site)
« Reply #22 on: July 19, 2021, 01:32:04 PM »
Geelong are 100% right to be filthy about this

It’s a Geelong home game

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Re: Geelong wants our R19 clash moved to Kardinia Park (afl site)
« Reply #23 on: July 19, 2021, 02:24:36 PM »
Geelong are 100% right to be filthy about this

It’s a Geelong home game

Correct.
And they are happy to put their money out for the funds that come their way when AFL equalisation grants that tin pot operation a subsidy for not being able to stand on their own 2 feet.
To contribute back, they gain games at the MCG and also the profit that teams with real supporters like Richmond provide by giving them large crowds.
Seems to me, Cats want the cake, cream and the canary all at once.
“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 #24 on: July 19, 2021, 04:35:33 PM »
Geelong deserve nothing....stuff  'em... :thumbsdown
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Re: Richmond vs Geelong @ the MCG --- Round 19, 2021
« Reply #25 on: July 19, 2021, 06:29:36 PM »
Confirmed Sunday at the 'G. Time is still unknown.

Round 19

Friday, July 23
Port Adelaide v Collingwood at Adelaide Oval, 6.40pm ACST

Saturday, July 24
Carlton v North Melbourne at Marvel Stadium, 1.45pm AEST
Brisbane v Gold Coast at the Gabba, 3.10pm AEST
West Coast v St Kilda at Optus Stadium, 2.35pm AWST
Adelaide v Hawthorn at Adelaide Oval, 5.40pm ACST
Melbourne v Western Bulldogs at the MCG, 7.25pm AEST

Sunday, July 25
Sydney v Fremantle at Metricon Stadium, 12.30pm AEST
Geelong v Richmond at the MCG, TBC
Essendon v GWS Giants at TBC

https://www.afl.com.au/news/651099/r19-fixture-update-three-new-matchups-battle-for-top-is-on

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WHY AFL REJECTED GEELONG’S REQUEST TO HOST RICHMOND AT GMHBA STADIUM

By Alex Zaia
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19 July 2021


The AFL has rejected Geelong’s request to move their Round 19 clash against Richmond from the MCG to GMHBA Stadium, reports SEN’s Sam Edmund.

The Cats are scheduled to host the Tigers at the MCG on Sunday which is almost certain to be played without a crowd due to Victoria’s latest COVID outbreak.

Edmund understands that a “commercial consideration” around signage was a sticking point as well as a contractual obligation for the AFL to play a certain number of matches at the MCG.

“The Cats put the request in. They’re frustrated to say the least,” he told SEN Breakfast.

“They’re told they can’t play the game there because there’s a commercial consideration around signage. The Cats don’t own all of the signage at the ‘G, so there will be signage issues and sponsorship issues at the MCG.

“And the contract stipulates a certain number of games need to be held at the MCG as well, so there would need to be a make-up game.

“As we’ve seen, they’ve got no hesitation in taking games from other venues.

“The question has to be asked: What happens come finals time, and we hope this isn’t the case, but if there are no crowds allowed in and the Cats finish top two or they get a home final – do they get a home final?”

Melbourne great Garry Lyon said in response: “No-brainer.”

Richmond’s last game at GMHBA Stadium was a loss to Geelong in Round 21 of the 2017 season - the year they broke their 37-year premiership drought.

The Cats beat the Tigers in this year’s first Grand Final rematch by 63 points in Round 8.

https://www.sen.com.au/news/2021/07/19/why-afl-rejected-geelongs-request-to-host-richmond-at-gmba-stadium/

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Re: Richmond vs Geelong @ the MCG --- Round 19, 2021
« Reply #27 on: July 19, 2021, 06:37:41 PM »
Without a crowd?

Disappointing.

Go play in front of a crowd!

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Re: Richmond vs Geelong @ the MCG --- Round 19, 2021
« Reply #28 on: July 19, 2021, 09:13:52 PM »
Without a crowd?

Disappointing.

Go play in front of a crowd!

Interstate?

Only way there will be a crowd
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Re: Richmond vs Geelong @ the MCG --- Round 19, 2021
« Reply #29 on: July 19, 2021, 11:00:03 PM »
Without a crowd?

Disappointing.

Go play in front of a crowd!

Interstate?

Only way there will be a crowd

Go interstate  :thumbsup