Purple Heart
Colin Sylvia has fallen from a balcony overnight and injured his neck and cheek. He also has bleeding on the brain. It all sounds horrendous, however his injuries don't seem to be life threatening as he was able to post a selfie of them. He is currently in a neck brace in hospital where he will probably stay for a while at least.

The injuries have obviously had more than a physical effect on him as to quote his words "this is a wakeup call for me". Let's hope that he listens to that call.

I know Colin and Freo didn't part ways on the best of terms, however, he was a former Docker for a time, and I want to wish him a speedy recovery.
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Docker Fay
Did the article say how far he fell PH?  He may have been fooling around , having a few drinks and these sort of things happen.  The first photo of him looked terrible, his whole face was covered with blood.
They have since taken it off.
I hope he will be ok.
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Goby
Lucky he has a bit of weight on him which probably helped with the impact. 

It's a hard way to have an epiphany about life, most people try the "learn by mistakes" method.

Good luck Collin

 


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anchorman

Maybe he is lucky to wake up at all.
Without naming names,some people never learn.

 

2x25=Seinor&Michael.

29 = 353.

Improver one,Taylin Duman.

Improver two, Brett Bewley.
Smokey, Tobe Watson.
 

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MCleody
I always felt Colin Sylvia coming to Fremantle was a collusive move by a corrupt AFL CEO and Melbourne Football Club.

A first round compensation pick for Melbourne was the primary aim and to give Paul Roos a boost up. They wanted to strengthen Melbourne as quickly as possible.

It reeked.
And as the cup goes up hear the shouting
Freooo, Freo.
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Purple Heart
MCleody wrote:
I always felt Colin Sylvia coming to Fremantle was a collusive move by a corrupt AFL CEO and Melbourne Football Club.

A first round compensation pick for Melbourne was the primary aim and to give Paul Roos a boost up. They wanted to strengthen Melbourne as quickly as possible.

It reeked.


You may well be right there MCleody. It was an unusual decision on our part.
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gtar58
You know it might have been as simple as Sylvia had a habit of playing well against the Dockers , So our club first hand saw him at his best , And were hoping he could bring it more consisantly
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Purple Heart
gtar58 wrote:
You know it might have been as simple as Sylvia had a habit of playing well against the Dockers , So our club first hand saw him at his best , And were hoping he could bring it more consisantly



Sadly Colin hasn't been the only player who has gone to a different club where things did not go according to plan. The AFL is littered with players who have moved to a new club and have had the wrong attitude or have been the wrong fit for the new club.

It happens. No-one has a crystal ball and selectors can only do the best they can with the knowledge they have at the time.

Most times it works out well though. I have no doubt that Chris Mayne, Matt De Boer, Mickey B and Tendai will excel at their new respective clubs. We know these guys well, and we know what they're made of. They will do their very best for their new clubs.

I know this because they are all products of our First Class Culture.
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