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Re: Saints homeward bound!!

Postby Dave McNamara » Tue 15 Nov 2016 1:45am

Bumity, bump, bump.


The Poodles have started to cotton-on, and have been trying for a premiership points game or two at the Western Oval.

St Kilda and the Junction Oval are way more exciting than Dogscray.

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QOiG1hArSps&feature=player_detailpage

Matt Finnis CEO wrote:"St Kilda is an iconic part of Melbourne which has an identifiable attitude and spirit that is really aligned with where we want to take the club. It is grounded but it is aspirational, it is eclectic, everyone belongs, and we say how do we capture that as an identity? It would be a good move on so many levels for the club."
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Re: Saints homeward bound!!

Postby Dave McNamara » Tue 15 Nov 2016 1:45am

fugazi wrote:I would know several lapsed members who would sign on straight away if this happens
StKilda in StKilda -- its gotta happen
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QOiG1hArSps&feature=player_detailpage

Matt Finnis CEO wrote:"St Kilda is an iconic part of Melbourne which has an identifiable attitude and spirit that is really aligned with where we want to take the club. It is grounded but it is aspirational, it is eclectic, everyone belongs, and we say how do we capture that as an identity? It would be a good move on so many levels for the club."
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Re: Saints homeward bound!!

Postby Dave McNamara » Tue 15 Nov 2016 1:46am

Austinnn wrote:Forget the Hawks, we'll far surpass them, be closer to Pies, though it's hard to believe.
Iconic club/locale, internationally used colours/name/anthem, recognised worldwide. Southampton, New Orleans, etc. We should aim to be better than the best, not as good, because they will be looking to strengthen too.
It's Dave, man. Will you open up? I got the stuff with me! -------Who?
Dave, man. Open up ------------------------------------------ -----Dave???
Yeah, Dave. ---------------------------------------------------------Dave's not here.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QOiG1hArSps&feature=player_detailpage

Matt Finnis CEO wrote:"St Kilda is an iconic part of Melbourne which has an identifiable attitude and spirit that is really aligned with where we want to take the club. It is grounded but it is aspirational, it is eclectic, everyone belongs, and we say how do we capture that as an identity? It would be a good move on so many levels for the club."
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Re: Saints homeward bound!!

Postby Dave McNamara » Tue 15 Nov 2016 1:49am

'Issues' with the Moorabbin redevelopment.

Next state election now only two years away (Nov 2018).

Andrews government continually doing its best to shoot itself in the Trentham, uh, I mean, in the foot.

Unless Crooked Bed really 'excels' himself with his Rudd-esque campaign in Canberra, and succeeds in also tarring the state branches, then a change of government here in Vic could well be on the cards...
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QOiG1hArSps&feature=player_detailpage

Matt Finnis CEO wrote:"St Kilda is an iconic part of Melbourne which has an identifiable attitude and spirit that is really aligned with where we want to take the club. It is grounded but it is aspirational, it is eclectic, everyone belongs, and we say how do we capture that as an identity? It would be a good move on so many levels for the club."
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Re: Saints homeward bound!!

Postby Dave McNamara » Wed 07 Dec 2016 1:27pm

The Poodles, Carlpaperbagsunderthetablescum... and now Nuff Nuff have started to cotton-on.

St Kilda and the Junction Oval are way more exciting than Dogscray, brownpaperbagsfullofCarltonCrewillgotten, or the Ardent Street Wasteland oval.





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It's Dave, man. Will you open up? I got the stuff with me! -------Who?
Dave, man. Open up ------------------------------------------ -----Dave???
Yeah, Dave. ---------------------------------------------------------Dave's not here.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QOiG1hArSps&feature=player_detailpage

Matt Finnis CEO wrote:"St Kilda is an iconic part of Melbourne which has an identifiable attitude and spirit that is really aligned with where we want to take the club. It is grounded but it is aspirational, it is eclectic, everyone belongs, and we say how do we capture that as an identity? It would be a good move on so many levels for the club."
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Re: Saints homeward bound!!

Postby Dave McNamara » Fri 24 Mar 2017 5:10am

Lest we forget the end game.


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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QOiG1hArSps&feature=player_detailpage

Matt Finnis CEO wrote:"St Kilda is an iconic part of Melbourne which has an identifiable attitude and spirit that is really aligned with where we want to take the club. It is grounded but it is aspirational, it is eclectic, everyone belongs, and we say how do we capture that as an identity? It would be a good move on so many levels for the club."
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Re: Saints homeward bound!!

Postby saintspremiers » Fri 24 Mar 2017 7:09am

Dave McNamara wrote:Lest we forget the end game.


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Dave, if you are indeed sick you can get your dope under the new medicinal rules.
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Re: Saints homeward bound!!

Postby mullet » Fri 24 Mar 2017 1:58pm

I believe the the last remaining stand is coming down.

RIP saints disco. I thank you for all those blank spots now in my brain and for all those lost weekends.

Alas there will never be another like you
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Re: Saints homeward bound!!

Postby prwilkinson » Fri 24 Mar 2017 2:38pm

saintspremiers wrote:
Dave McNamara wrote:Lest we forget the end game.


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Dave, if you are indeed sick you can get your dope under the new medicinal rules.


Vale Saints Disco
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Re: Saints homeward bound!!

Postby Selhurst Saint » Fri 24 Mar 2017 2:54pm

I have just seen footage of Nick taking to the old Social Club with a Sledgehammer. Sad but exciting at the same time.
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Re: Saints homeward bound!!

Postby mullet » Fri 24 Mar 2017 4:12pm

Selhurst Saint wrote:I have just seen footage of Nick taking to the old Social Club with a Sledgehammer. Sad but exciting at the same time.

I cant watch, they better bloody win tomorrow to snap me out of this despair
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Re: Saints homeward bound!!

Postby Jacks Back » Fri 24 Mar 2017 11:36pm

That Saints disco on a Friday night was great. Such a shame to see things like that go by the way side for the sake of progress.

The other old grounds didn't demolish everything. Bulldogs members side stands are still there, most Carlton stands are there as are Collingwood's. Junction Oval stand is still there as are two stands at Glenferrie Oval. Why did they have to get rid of everything at Moorabbin? It's just a suburban oval now. We should just have stayed at Seaford and saved our money
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Re: Saints homeward bound!!

Postby BigMart » Sat 25 Mar 2017 1:32am

No... where you train is vitally important!!!!

How are you supposed to recruit players if they have to drive an extra 20 mins??? To work!

We need to head back to our spiritual home (where only a handful of players ever trained at, and 2 players ever played at)... it's where our rich history of success comes from... if we train at Moorabbin, we will get at least another 15 geezers to training and non members will sign up, because the reason they do not, is because of our training ground!!!!
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Re: Saints homeward bound!!

Postby Enrico_Misso » Sat 25 Mar 2017 4:07am

Jacks Back wrote:That Saints disco on a Friday night was great. Such a shame to see things like that go by the way side for the sake of progress.

The other old grounds didn't demolish everything. Bulldogs members side stands are still there, most Carlton stands are there as are Collingwood's. Junction Oval stand is still there as are two stands at Glenferrie Oval. Why did they have to get rid of everything at Moorabbin? It's just a suburban oval now. We should just have stayed at Seaford and saved our money

I was thinking this was great post till the Seaford bit :shock:
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Re: Saints homeward bound!!

Postby saintspremiers » Sat 25 Mar 2017 5:56am

Enrico_Misso wrote:
Jacks Back wrote:That Saints disco on a Friday night was great. Such a shame to see things like that go by the way side for the sake of progress.

The other old grounds didn't demolish everything. Bulldogs members side stands are still there, most Carlton stands are there as are Collingwood's. Junction Oval stand is still there as are two stands at Glenferrie Oval. Why did they have to get rid of everything at Moorabbin? It's just a suburban oval now. We should just have stayed at Seaford and saved our money

I was thinking this was great post till the Seaford bit :shock:


Agree 100%

Everyone is entitled to an opinion except for wanting to stay at Outer Seaford.

Really dumb idea that one. We only ended up there due to utter incompetence.

Jack - do you honestly think people would've donated already over $5M towards upgrading Seaford?

I jumped at the opportunity to donate to Moorabbin. Yes it's a shame the stands are going but maybe we had no choice.

There is no way in hell I have ever or would ever give a cent towards anything to do
With that embarrassing hole/mistake that is Seaford. I've never see the joint and have no intention to visit there.
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Re: Saints homeward bound!!

Postby BigMart » Sat 25 Mar 2017 8:34am

Moorabbin was a dilapidated heap of s***
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Re: Saints homeward bound!!

Postby Dave McNamara » Thu 30 Mar 2017 6:38pm

BigMart wrote:Moorabbin was a dilapidated heap of s***


Largely true. Unfortunately. :(

But, how was that allowed to happen???

And surely it could have been fixed.

We could have been playing selected home games there this past decade...
instead of paying to play selected home games at Dockedlands this past decade. :evil:

However, and it won't happen overnight, but JO remains the end game.
firey wrote:JO is the go!
It's Dave, man. Will you open up? I got the stuff with me! -------Who?
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QOiG1hArSps&feature=player_detailpage

Matt Finnis CEO wrote:"St Kilda is an iconic part of Melbourne which has an identifiable attitude and spirit that is really aligned with where we want to take the club. It is grounded but it is aspirational, it is eclectic, everyone belongs, and we say how do we capture that as an identity? It would be a good move on so many levels for the club."
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Re: Saints homeward bound!!

Postby Dave McNamara » Tue 18 Apr 2017 2:49am

Lifted from another thread...
https://audioboom.com/posts/5823324-matt-finnis-on-sunday-football-preview

For those who don't get why it does matter where we are based, Matt nails it here when he talks about 'spirit'. Re-establish the club's spirit, then everything else can follow.

JO is the go. JO is the end game.
It's Dave, man. Will you open up? I got the stuff with me! -------Who?
Dave, man. Open up ------------------------------------------ -----Dave???
Yeah, Dave. ---------------------------------------------------------Dave's not here.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QOiG1hArSps&feature=player_detailpage

Matt Finnis CEO wrote:"St Kilda is an iconic part of Melbourne which has an identifiable attitude and spirit that is really aligned with where we want to take the club. It is grounded but it is aspirational, it is eclectic, everyone belongs, and we say how do we capture that as an identity? It would be a good move on so many levels for the club."
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Re: Saints homeward bound!!

Postby Dave McNamara » Fri 21 Apr 2017 11:04pm

It's Dave, man. Will you open up? I got the stuff with me! -------Who?
Dave, man. Open up ------------------------------------------ -----Dave???
Yeah, Dave. ---------------------------------------------------------Dave's not here.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QOiG1hArSps&feature=player_detailpage

Matt Finnis CEO wrote:"St Kilda is an iconic part of Melbourne which has an identifiable attitude and spirit that is really aligned with where we want to take the club. It is grounded but it is aspirational, it is eclectic, everyone belongs, and we say how do we capture that as an identity? It would be a good move on so many levels for the club."
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