Nathan Jones Agitated for the Richmond Match
Friday night is a hot-blooded match that the Demons’ skipper, Nathan Jones, is looking forward with full excitement. The eve of Anzac Day is viewed as a significant red letter day among locals hence the self-imposed need to do something special for Jones. Anzac Day is named after the acronym ANZAC which stands for Australian […]
Friday night is a hot-blooded match that the Demons’ skipper, Nathan Jones, is looking forward with full excitement. The eve of Anzac Day is viewed as a significant red letter day among locals hence the self-imposed need to do something special for Jones.
Anzac Day is named after the acronym ANZAC which stands for Australian and New Zealand Army Corps. It became an opportunity for players like Jones to analyze who among the players have a relative that served during World War II.
In commemoration of Anzac Day, the “Bluey” Truscott Medal, will be given the spotlight. It was named after Ron Barassi, looked up to by Jones as the greatest Demon to play in their team. He was one of the fighter pilots that died in World War II.
Jones would like to commemorate everything that the Anzacs did in a reflective manner. Their contributions to their country representing Australia during the war proved their dedication to defend their home country.
Jones noted that 2 among the teams with the most former players that served in World War II are Melbourne and Richmond. These are the same teams that will be seeing action on Friday. But instead of the literal war, the current roster of players for both teams will be locking horns for football. And this battle will be against each other, Jones later clarified.
It has been awhile since Melbourne faced Richmond under Friday Night Lights. The last time it occurred was in 2012. With this in mind, Jones looked forward to pushing Melbourne to victory.
The level of excitement that Jones generated into his team is considerably high. The statistics from the first three games matched the enthusiasm that Melbourne carried into this season. Spectators are looking forward to the improvements to Jack Watts’ game.
Watts’ errors committed during the critical minutes against Adelaide were glaring enough to cause for concern. Even better, Watts showed his maturity by taking the feedback on a good note.
Jones was confident that the previous game instilled enough lessons to Watts aggression-wise. After spectators were treated to an intensified A-game that Jones delivered on the same game against Adelaide, the same impression would be expected from Bernie Vince. He was also seen excellent skills the last time Melbourne faced Adelaide. Jones noted that Vince is professionally skilled with or without the ball.