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NorthPort
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Little bit of Geelong news...
From the Herald-Sun [quote]GEELONG'S preparation for its season-opener against the Brisbane Lions on April 1 has been hampered after it was unable to organise a VFL practice match on Friday. As the AFL has the weekend off ahead of Round 1, the Cats had hoped to slot in a practice game against Frankston to give several of their recuperating key players, who missed the pre-season premiership, some valuable match time. But that plan was scrapped last night when VFL side Frankston, which does not have any link to an AFL club, pulled out...[/quote]
Dolphin
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That's the problem when journo's try and run a story before checking the facts. A bit hard for Frankston to pull out of a match when there was never one organised. The Frankston squad has had a pre-season camp organised for this weekend for about 3 months so was never involved in a match with Geelong. Makes you wonder, really. I understand the club has put a please explain in to the Herald Sun.
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Looks like the Herald Sun is now Dolphin's hate of the week.
Dolphin
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[quote="footyman"]Looks like the Herald Sun is now Dolphin's hate of the week.[/quote] Looks like reporters should listen to what they are told, and then check with the club involved, rather than print crap that makes a hard working club look like bozo's.
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[quote="Dolphin"]That's the problem when journo's try and run a story before checking the facts. A bit hard for Frankston to pull out of a match when there was never one organised. The Frankston squad has had a pre-season camp organised for this weekend for about 3 months so was never involved in a match with Geelong. Makes you wonder, really. I understand the club has put a please explain in to the Herald Sun.[/quote] Something that everyone, even non journalists should be doing and this is always check your facts before writing or saying anything.