With Collingwood up by 58 points at half time against Essendon last Friday night came a few flips to the team sheet.
One of them was Scott Pendlebury forward.
So Pendles – as he told Jay Clark on the Jock & Journo podcast – went deep forward in the third term, knowing he didn’t really have it in him.
“I thought, well I don’t have the pace to get away from guys here, and I don’t have the jumping ability, so I’ve got to outsmart,” he laughed.
It didn’t quite come off.
As Jamie Elliott put pretty succinctly when he came to the bench shortly after…
Collingwood superstar Scott Pendlebury joins forces with leading AFL journalist Jay Clark from the Herald Sun for Jock and Journo. Tune in every week as Pendles and Jay discuss all things footy, sport, and the wider aspects of life.
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