Collingwood used Ed Langdon’s “one-trick pony” criticism as inspiration for its thrilling win over Melbourne, with Jack Crisp revealing the group’s response was “eff you”.
Talking forward of the Friday evening match Demons wingman Langdon, discussing the Magpies’ techniques, stated on SEN: “They’re form of all duck, no dinner in a way. In the event that they’re taking part in quick footy on their phrases they’re a really onerous group to cease.
“They’re a little bit of a one-trick pony at occasions, so hopefully we will dampen the best way they wish to play and off the again of that exit and offensively play the best way we wish to play.”
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The idiom ‘all duck, no dinner’ principally means ‘all or nothing’ – not fairly like ‘all bark, no chunk’ as many seem to have taken it – however both approach the quote shortly made its option to the Magpies.
Jack Crisp revealed to Foxfooty.com.au Brayden Maynard despatched the quote into the group WhatsApp group chat on Thursday, and it was then utilized by coach Craig McRae within the pre-game group discuss.
“Everybody heard it yesterday. Bruzzy put it in our group WhatsApp group, they at all times have a number of jokes in there. Fly (McRae) had it up pre-game on the board as properly,” Crisp stated.
“There’s quite a lot of totally different features to our sport, I don’t know what the one trick is, however we simply maintain discovering methods to win in several methods. It’s nice to see everybody on the identical web page.”
Requested whether or not it fired him up, Crisp replied: “A bit of bit. Everybody’s a bit bit totally different. Everybody noticed it yesterday and was like oh properly, eff you, we’ll present you.
“We’ve gotta get pumped up, the coach does an excellent job pumping us up plus different features that he had on the board. We all know what we play, we all know what we carry, we all know what our greatest footy seems like.”
He added, in an obvious piece of recommendation for Langdon: “I’m not a sledger, I simply go about my enterprise, however to me I wouldn’t go too early in case you lose after which, ‘oh shit’.”
Maynard confirmed the footy world the Magpies meant enterprise within the opening seconds of the win when he and several other teammates laid a heavy gang deal with on Langdon.
Talking on Fox Footy post-game, Maynard stated: “We did use it as a little bit of supply to look again on.
“I believe Ed Langdon typically speaks within the media and he doesn’t realise what he’s really saying.
“Once I acquired that first deal with on him I let him find out about it.”