John Longmire

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John Longmire said : “He’s pulled up really well, he’s good today moving around so that’s a good sign,” “Most of the boys are OK, they’re running around today and look quite good. We won’t be doing a lot training-wise but we’ll get in the right space. Chad Warner’s got a bit of a sore spot on his leg, so we’ll just have a look at that, but other than that everyone’s pretty good” External link

theherald-au Monday, June 7, 2021 9:12:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : “He’s played with some terrible knocks that no one probably knows about over the last couple of years,” External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, May 30, 2021 12:06:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : “It always makes you feel a bit better after you’ve kicked six,” External link

theage Tuesday, May 25, 2021 9:03:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : “His ability to come into the team feeling better physically, you get the results,” “We’re just hopeful he can stay like that. His energy and workrate is fantastic, he’s a class player - he just needs a good run at it physically” External link

theherald-au Sunday, May 16, 2021 9:45:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : “There’s a trim with a knife and there’s a cut with a chainsaw. I’m not sure we’ve got the mix just right,” External link

smh Monday, May 10, 2021 8:50:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : “It’s just a case of sometimes it gets jammed up a little bit and takes a bit longer to recover,” “There are times when he can feel it during a game and he pulls up OK and it takes him a day or two to recover. This took a bit longer, last week. It just meant that he had the week off, gives his hand another week to feel a bit better as well” External link

smh Monday, May 10, 2021 8:50:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : “They’re clearly the best side in it at the moment,” “They find a way at the right time, that’s what the difference was” External link

smh Sunday, May 9, 2021 4:25:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : “We’ve played two of the better teams in the competition the last two weeks, we’ve been around the mark,” External link

smh Sunday, May 9, 2021 4:25:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : “And they probably outscrambled us in the second quarter,” External link

smh Saturday, May 8, 2021 6:32:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : “And they probably outscrambled us in the second quarter,” External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, May 8, 2021 4:51:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : “His knee’s come on really well, his knee’s in really good shape now,” External link

theherald-au Monday, May 3, 2021 8:23:00 AM EAT

John Longmire told : "I'm not saying anything about umpires, I know that," External link

abc-au Sunday, May 2, 2021 4:54:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : “We were in a lot of trouble at quarter-time, there’s no question about that,” “You wouldn’t want to come back with that stats sheet every week and expect to win a lot of games of footy. But sometimes you can get over the line and find a way. They’re a very good, experienced team with only a couple out and they had a massive win last week, and they got off to a flyer. To be able to come back and claw your way back into the game showed great spirit, and a really good feeling amongst them” External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, May 1, 2021 7:18:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : “We were in a lot of trouble at quarter-time, there’s no question about that,” “You wouldn’t want to come back with that stats sheet every week and expect to win a lot of games of footy. But sometimes you can get over the line and find a way. They’re a very good, experienced team with only a couple out and they had a massive win last week, and they got off to a flyer. To be able to come back and claw your way back into the game showed great spirit, and a really good feeling amongst them” External link

theherald-au Saturday, May 1, 2021 5:54:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : “We were in a lot of trouble at quarter-time, there’s no question about that,” “You wouldn’t want to come back with that stats sheet every week and expect to win a lot of games of footy. But sometimes you can get over the line and find a way. They’re a very good, experienced team with only a couple out and they had a massive win last week, and they got off to a flyer. To be able to come back and claw your way back into the game showed great spirit, and a really good feeling amongst them” External link

theage Saturday, May 1, 2021 4:36:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "If you want to take that next step in your development as a team, you need to deal with injuries to key players," External link

abc-au Monday, April 19, 2021 9:59:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : “He reckons he’ll be two. We’ve said three to four. That probably gives you an idea of where the discussions go but we’ll see how it goes,” External link

watoday Monday, April 19, 2021 8:19:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : “It’s happened to really good players, too. It’s happening across the competition a little bit I guess. It’s that period where you’re four or five weeks in and you’ve got some good players sidelined,” “It gets back to that squad mentality to make sure that your players underneath are in good enough form” External link

watoday Monday, April 19, 2021 8:19:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : “He’ll come back in, he’s a good player,” “We thought he needed another run on the weekend [in the VFL] and he got through that pretty well. I understand he’s pulled up pretty good from that, so he’s an important player for us and puts some real pressure on the opposition. We’ll bring him back in” External link

watoday Monday, April 19, 2021 8:19:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : “We just didn’t get it done when it mattered at that last stoppage,” “It’s some good learning for a few of our younger fellas, and just a reminder for some of the experienced players, that we should have got sorted out” External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, April 17, 2021 3:53:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : “We just didn’t get it done when it mattered at that last stoppage,” “It’s some good learning for a few of our younger fellas, and just a reminder for some of the experienced players, that we should have got sorted out” External link

smh Saturday, April 17, 2021 2:06:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : “We didn’t take those chances in that first half, that second quarter in particular,” External link

brisbanetimes Friday, April 16, 2021 4:09:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : “He was quiet, we had a few” External link

brisbanetimes Friday, April 16, 2021 4:09:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : “It’s gone through stages as the clubs go through evolution stages as well. It’s been good for AFL football in this city,” “You probably don’t realise until you live in the city how competitive it is with other sports and to be able to have two competitive teams, that at different times have been top four, is a great thing. No matter what happens, it generates a lot of talk, and I think that’s a great thing” External link

watoday Wednesday, April 14, 2021 11:32:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : “It’s gone through stages as the clubs go through evolution stages as well. It’s been good for AFL football in this city,” “You probably don’t realise until you live in the city how competitive it is with other sports and to be able to have two competitive teams, that at different times have been top four, is a great thing. No matter what happens, it generates a lot of talk, and I think that’s a great thing” External link

theherald-au Wednesday, April 14, 2021 11:07:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : “We were rapt with the way we played on the weekend, just thought we had a really good balance in all aspects of the game, which was fantastic to see against a great team,” External link

watoday Tuesday, April 6, 2021 8:20:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : “We were rapt with the way we played on the weekend, just thought we had a really good balance in all aspects of the game, which was fantastic to see against a great team,” External link

theherald-au Tuesday, April 6, 2021 7:20:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : “We let 31 shots in from the opposition so we have a bit of work we need to do,” “We take on a really good team next week. They test you in all your areas ... they’re a very good team” External link

watoday Sunday, March 28, 2021 11:37:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : “We let 31 shots in from the opposition so we have a bit of work we need to do,” “We take on a really good team next week. They test you in all your areas ... they’re a very good team” External link

theherald-au Sunday, March 28, 2021 9:11:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : “He pulled up fine, so we expect him to play this week,” External link

smh Monday, March 22, 2021 6:24:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : “We’re confident that he’s done a fair bit of work but there’s nothing like playing,” External link

smh Monday, March 22, 2021 6:24:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : “We’re absolutely thrilled to get back here,” “It was great to get in front of a crowd again on the weekend up in Brisbane and great to get back here at the SCG on a Saturday afternoon and play on our home deck. It’s something our players have been looking forward to for quite a while, to get out there and hopefully play in front of a big crowd” External link

smh Monday, March 22, 2021 6:24:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : “It’s very much day-by-day,” External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, March 21, 2021 6:56:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "We've stripped him back to doing some strengthening work during the hub," External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, September 19, 2020 11:38:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "It certainly didn't help, it's been on record we applied for that through the AFL," External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, September 19, 2020 11:38:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "His last game, he missed a stack of footy and kicked four," External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, September 19, 2020 11:38:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "Joey's [Kennedy] missed six weeks, even the best take a couple of weeks to get going again," "He was good tonight. They were disappointed our midfield group last week. A couple of strong leaders in Parker and Kennedy led the right way and the young fellas jumped on board with that" External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, September 3, 2020 1:54:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "We've been around the country and had a good look around ... the challenge of that provides opportunities and that's very much [the case] with a young group," External link

watoday Monday, August 31, 2020 2:25:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "We've been around the country and had a good look around ... the challenge of that provides opportunities and that's very much [the case] with a young group," External link

smh Monday, August 31, 2020 9:49:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "We've been around the country and had a good look around ... the challenge of that provides opportunities and that's very much [the case] with a young group," External link

theage Monday, August 31, 2020 9:12:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "We are confident that he will get back. If you saw him train before Christmas, he was absolutely flying, as probably as good as I have seen him train whilst he has been in Sydney," External link

watoday Tuesday, August 25, 2020 1:48:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "The reality is, once he comes into the team he has a big presence. You can't deny that. We have to make sure we get him strong to train well and get him back to playing some strong, good, AFL footy. Whether that happens, that (his role up forward) will take care of itself usually by then," External link

watoday Tuesday, August 25, 2020 1:48:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "We are confident that he will get back. If you saw him train before Christmas, he was absolutely flying, as probably as good as I have seen him train whilst he has been in Sydney," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, August 24, 2020 5:28:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "The reality is, once he comes into the team he has a big presence. You can't deny that. We have to make sure we get him strong to train well and get him back to playing some strong, good, AFL footy. Whether that happens, that (his role up forward) will take care of itself usually by then," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, August 24, 2020 5:28:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "It wasn't good enough. At that point of time he probably was [frustrated], but he shouldn't do it," "I just said to him you shouldn't have done it" External link

theage Saturday, August 22, 2020 6:42:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "It'd be fair to say it was the opposite to what we hoped," External link

theage Saturday, August 22, 2020 6:42:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "It's everything, it's a piece of every line," External link

theage Saturday, August 22, 2020 6:42:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "It's unusual we have more inside 50s and are unable to put the score on the board," "It's a bit of connection with our forwards, our kicking going forward of centre and our ability to win our 50/50s when it was in our front half, particularly in the air, was disappointing" External link

theage Saturday, August 22, 2020 6:42:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "It's obviously sinking in and he's very quiet, as you'd imagine, and no doubt reflective," External link

qt Tuesday, August 18, 2020 11:12:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "Obviously I’m assuming that’s everyone that’s had a breach that’s in their soft cap ... when it’s reduced [by] almost a third anyway, every dollar counts. That’s clearly disappointing," External link

theage Tuesday, August 18, 2020 5:28:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "The ones that people pay to see every week throughout the history of AFL football - there’s been many, many star players over the years that have walked in at 18 or 19 and had some challenges in the early days," External link

theage Tuesday, August 18, 2020 5:28:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : “I believe he was in All-Australian form this year,” External link

aap-au Tuesday, August 18, 2020 4:51:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "There's not much you can do about it. It is what it is," External link

smh Tuesday, August 11, 2020 11:29:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "There's not much you can do about it. It is what it is," External link

theage Tuesday, August 11, 2020 10:55:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "The challenge is when you're looking at the team, who replaces him down back?" External link

theage Wednesday, August 5, 2020 11:09:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "I think that's the reality of playing younger players, but there's also got to be a standard that we keep driving," External link

smh Sunday, August 2, 2020 11:42:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : “Anything is possible in this environment,” External link

aap-au Wednesday, July 29, 2020 6:06:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "He's still building. He's running and kicking, doing some of those smaller drills in small numbers but not in the team phase just yet," "But once again, we'll make sure he's had a number of weeks of training under his belt, team training under his belt, before we get to that stage [of playing]" External link

watoday Tuesday, July 28, 2020 11:52:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "I said what I said after the game, that's still my opinion," External link

watoday Tuesday, July 28, 2020 11:52:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "He hasn't been ruled out, so that's the main thing," "We're hopeful he'll be able to [play] but we're not sure. We'll be guided by medical advice, how he pulls up, and we'll have to wait and see" External link

watoday Tuesday, July 28, 2020 11:52:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "He's still building. He's running and kicking, doing some of those smaller drills in small numbers but not in the team phase just yet," "But once again, we'll make sure he's had a number of weeks of training under his belt, team training under his belt, before we get to that stage [of playing]" External link

smh Tuesday, July 28, 2020 10:48:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "I said what I said after the game, that's still my opinion," External link

smh Tuesday, July 28, 2020 10:48:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "He hasn't been ruled out, so that's the main thing," "We're hopeful he'll be able to [play] but we're not sure. We'll be guided by medical advice, how he pulls up, and we'll have to wait and see" External link

smh Tuesday, July 28, 2020 10:48:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "I don't talk about opposition players at clubs," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, July 27, 2020 12:24:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "He’s missed a fair bit of footy. And through this time, people have to understand it’s difficult to train," External link

watoday Sunday, July 26, 2020 7:05:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "His experience and leadership qualities up there have been good - he just wants to compete and win," "He’s just got that personality. We encourage that - if you've got that natural instinct to compete and that energy, it does rub off on players. But I don’t think it’s just his job - it’s everyone's job and we have to make sure we all carry that load as well" External link

watoday Sunday, July 26, 2020 7:05:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "He’s missed a fair bit of footy. And through this time, people have to understand it’s difficult to train," External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, July 25, 2020 2:28:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "His experience and leadership qualities up there have been good - he just wants to compete and win," "He’s just got that personality. We encourage that - if you've got that natural instinct to compete and that energy, it does rub off on players. But I don’t think it’s just his job - it’s everyone's job and we have to make sure we all carry that load as well" External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, July 25, 2020 2:28:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "Um. I don't talk about opposition players at clubs," "I'm not here to comment on that and I don't think I will be commenting on opposition players" External link

theage Saturday, July 25, 2020 1:34:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "I don't know. But he played really well," "He's tough. He's just a good player. He competes hard, and kept going. He was terrific, he and Parkesy [Luke Parker] led really well" External link

theage Saturday, July 25, 2020 1:34:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "This is an opportunity for us to keep seeing how our young players come through. On the weekend we only had two players over 150 games, and I think there were seven players 20 years or younger in our team," External link

smh Tuesday, July 21, 2020 4:59:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said ( about Sam Reid ) : "Tommy coming back in was useful, he missed three games and hadn't done a lot of training so it was good to get him back in the team and Aliir was a target up there and kicked a couple of goals as well," "Sam Reid got through today. Hopefully he'll be available as well" External link

watoday Sunday, July 19, 2020 8:16:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said ( about Damien Hardwick ) : "The comments after the game from Damien were completely unnecessary and unwarranted. They just weren't correct," External link

watoday Tuesday, July 14, 2020 4:32:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said ( about Isaac Heeney ) : "I had coffee with [Isaac] this morning and he was hoping on the bright side but he was looking at his ankle, it was pretty big and swollen, and I think he was fingers crossed, but knowing there could be significant damage - and there was," External link

watoday Tuesday, July 14, 2020 4:32:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said ( about Damien Hardwick ) : "The comments after the game from Damien were completely unnecessary and unwarranted. They just weren't correct," External link

smh Monday, July 13, 2020 10:31:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said ( about Isaac Heeney ) : "I had coffee with [Isaac] this morning and he was hoping on the bright side but he was looking at his ankle, it was pretty big and swollen, and I think he was fingers crossed, but knowing there could be significant damage - and there was," External link

smh Monday, July 13, 2020 10:31:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said ( about Damien Hardwick ) : "The comments after the game from Damien were completely unnecessary and unwarranted. They just weren't correct," External link

smh Monday, July 13, 2020 8:03:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said ( about Isaac Heeney ) : "I had coffee with [Isaac] this morning and he was hoping on the bright side but he was looking at his ankle, it was pretty big and swollen, and I think he was fingers crossed, but knowing there could be significant damage - and there was," External link

smh Monday, July 13, 2020 8:03:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said ( about Josh Kennedy ) : "Josh has done a medial so he will miss a number of weeks - it was pretty bad," External link

theage Sunday, July 12, 2020 12:30:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "He [Aliir] just hasn't been playing very well. He hasn't been playing to the standard he likes to," "He did some work yesterday in Sydney. I thought Foxy was alright. Not easy. He was giving away 20 kilos to him and significant height difference" External link

theage Sunday, July 12, 2020 12:30:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "Clearly, offensively you like to be better but what you see off the ball there's a lot of work. Richmond's defenders are very experienced," External link

theage Sunday, July 12, 2020 12:30:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "We kept our six defenders, they had an extra up at the ball. Our six defenders played behind the ball. We didn't have seven defenders," "We didn't go with them, which is what they often want up around the footy. We held our structure and needed to punch through a bit quicker when we got opportunities as well" External link

theage Sunday, July 12, 2020 12:30:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "There's those extra challenges for the players outside the team - how do they keep in form if there's no games to play, and the numbers get less and less?" "I think we've got to be aware, all clubs in the industry, to try and help each other out in that regard. We're trying to be creative ... whilst we compete on the field, we should be doing as much as we can to help each other off the field" External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, July 7, 2020 7:35:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "They have some big bodies, some of our younger bodies got a lesson on a big, mature and hardened side today," External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, July 4, 2020 10:34:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said ( about Josh Kennedy ) : "I feel very lucky to have coached Josh," External link

smh Wednesday, June 24, 2020 5:15:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "Traditionally all of our preparations are out the window ... [but] you've got to go in with a really open mind to all of this," External link

smh Tuesday, June 23, 2020 12:10:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "Obviously, for the family, it's in the back of their minds but he was OK after the game, he was OK the next day. He feels pretty good today," "He's in good spirits, and we'll see how he is for next week ... it's hard to say. At this stage we [expect him to be fit], but we'll wait and see. We'll be guided by medical advice. It's a bit, once again, wasting our time to speculate" External link

smh Tuesday, June 23, 2020 12:10:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "It's not something we didn't anticipate," External link

theage Tuesday, June 9, 2020 7:07:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "Winning tonight for NSW was tremendous and one of my biggest thrills in football," External link

theage Thursday, May 21, 2020 5:36:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "It's a step towards normality, but we're still not there," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, May 18, 2020 5:22:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "Conditioning-wise, he's fine. It's just a matter of what the next build-up looks like. We've only got three weeks to get these guys in shape before they play," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, May 18, 2020 5:22:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "He's very important, not only for us, but for the competition to have back in playing," External link

theage Monday, May 11, 2020 7:40:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "It's something that everyone in the industry is aware of, making sure your staff and players are supported in some way, shape or form," External link

watoday Sunday, April 12, 2020 6:13:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "It's something that everyone in the industry is aware of, making sure your staff and players are supported in some way, shape or form," External link

theage Sunday, April 12, 2020 4:48:00 AM EAT

John Longmire told : "We're open to anything. I know the NRL is talking about something similar up here, going into hubs and being open to having multiple games over short periods of time," External link

watoday Tuesday, April 7, 2020 2:45:00 AM EAT

John Longmire told : "We're open to anything. I know the NRL is talking about something similar up here, going into hubs and being open to having multiple games over short periods of time," External link

smh Monday, April 6, 2020 11:10:00 AM EAT

John Longmire told : “We’re open to anything. I know the NRL is talking about something similar up here, going into hubs and being open to having multiple games over short periods of time,” External link

aap-au Monday, April 6, 2020 9:29:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "We've implemented some strategies where we're in small groups, not large groups, as much as we can, even though we understand that we have a game to prepare for," External link

theage Monday, March 16, 2020 8:46:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "It was always a long shot that he was going to be right," "He needs a couple of weeks of training, we need to get some more training under his belt" External link

theage Monday, March 16, 2020 8:46:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : “We’ve got nine on the bench and we want to give all the players an opportunity to play,” External link

aap-au Thursday, February 27, 2020 10:21:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "People are going through some really tough times and I think everybody has been thinking about ways that they can help," External link

bordermail Wednesday, February 26, 2020 8:34:00 PM EAT

John Longmire told : “He is getting some strength back into his legs. It’ll just depend on his progression,” External link

aap-au Thursday, February 20, 2020 4:49:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : “He’s still got a really important role to play for us,” External link

aap-au Thursday, February 20, 2020 4:49:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "I've spoken to our senior players about what it was like to play AFLX. Even though that wasn't as big as what this is, it was certainly an experience they enjoyed," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, February 19, 2020 1:15:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "I've spoken to our senior players about what it was like to play AFLX. Even though that wasn't as big as what this is, it was certainly an experience they enjoyed," External link

theage Wednesday, February 19, 2020 12:03:00 AM EAT

John Longmire told : “I’ve spoken to our senior players about what it was like to play AFLX. Even though that wasn’t as big as what this is, it was certainly an experience they enjoyed,” External link

aap-au Tuesday, February 18, 2020 9:30:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "We think we've got a pretty diverse forward line and we've been seeing that over the last three or four weeks with our smalls in particular," "We're looking forward to seeing how they evolve" External link

watoday Wednesday, February 12, 2020 3:13:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "He had the [same] procedure on the other knee a couple of years ago and that pulled up really well. So we're confident he knows what that's about," External link

watoday Wednesday, February 12, 2020 3:13:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "I don't think there's many people across the country who haven't been touched or know somebody that has been touched by the bushfires in some way, shape or form," "I'm no different to anyone else, so I'm thrilled to play some small part in being able to help" External link

theage Friday, January 10, 2020 12:32:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "We decided to have an operation [to] get it done now, and that gives him the opportunity to play the majority of the season. That's what we're looking forward to," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, January 10, 2020 5:41:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "We decided to have an operation [to] get it done now, and that gives him the opportunity to play the majority of the season. That's what we're looking forward to," External link

theage Friday, January 10, 2020 5:04:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "My focus is on the here and now, the players we've got, other people can look after that," External link

theage Thursday, November 7, 2019 2:49:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said ( about Tom Papley ) : "We made it clear to Tom and his management that we didn't want to trade him and he's a valuable player for us and so that's the starting point," External link

theage Thursday, November 7, 2019 2:49:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "I'm excited to get back to the region for this year's O&M grand final," External link

bordermail Tuesday, September 3, 2019 8:36:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "I feel really fortunate to have created some great memories with those blokes and I feel forever grateful," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, August 19, 2019 9:15:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said ( about Kieren Jack ) : "Kieren Jack’s story as a trailblazer for the code in this state cannot be underestimated. It would be reasonable to say that Kieren’s journey has done as much for the code’s development over the past 14 years as any person," External link

theage Monday, August 19, 2019 4:29:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : “Young players learn to play a certain style, you want to learn the game, you want to do all sorts of things, but sometimes you’ve just got to be hard,” External link

theage Saturday, August 17, 2019 4:59:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : “He’s got elite running ability and at that size, we can see him really developing into an elite running midfielder and he’ll be hard to match up on,” External link

theage Saturday, August 17, 2019 4:59:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : “We’ve been really happy with Ollie, he’s played nearly every game since he’s come to the footy club,” External link

theage Saturday, August 17, 2019 4:59:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said ( about Lance Franklin ) : “I don’t know, to be honest. I’m not playing tricks or anything like that. He [Franklin] has been training for a couple of weeks now, and training really well, he’s been flat out and trained with a lot of enthusiasm and we’ve got two more training sessions to go,” External link

theage Saturday, August 17, 2019 4:59:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : “He hasn’t been doing the training so once again we’ll see how he goes,” “He’s been jogging but he needs to step it up a fair bit this week” External link

theage Saturday, August 17, 2019 4:59:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "From the moment Nick arrived at the Sydney Swans, we knew we had a special person," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, August 14, 2019 4:50:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "From the moment Nick arrived at the Sydney Swans, we knew we had a special person," External link

theage Wednesday, August 14, 2019 3:54:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "The milestone is significant for him and to be able to do it is great, but when you've had a couple of hamstrings, he's only played nine games this year, it's making sure he's physically right," "If that's next week, it's next week. If it's not next week, it's not. He's been out there training and recovering quite well ... (but we can't) just throw him in with a week's training under his belt, or a week and a half. We want to make sure he's right and that will require another couple of weeks of training" External link

smh Monday, August 12, 2019 10:06:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "Every situation's different. If you generalise the concept then you lose sight of every situation, which is what any decision in football is about. " External link

smh Monday, August 12, 2019 10:06:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "There's no shying away from it - he played a really good game, but it would have been good if he kicked one of those two goals," "He gave us a chance to win, and that's what good players do" External link

watoday Saturday, August 3, 2019 11:25:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "They've got a very good midfield, we know that," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, August 1, 2019 12:01:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "We found out last night that it was probably a little bit worse than what we'd hoped," External link

theage Monday, July 29, 2019 9:26:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "You have to deal with the cards you've got in front of you," "Regardless of who's in and who's out, we have a standard to maintain and we're looking forward to achieving that" External link

theage Monday, July 29, 2019 9:26:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "It’s been an issue for us this year. We don’t have a runner and we’d like to be able to help our players. It’s not necessarily about ruining the game," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, July 24, 2019 12:42:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : “He’s still a little bit sore in his hamstring, so he definitely won’t be playing this week and he still might be unlikely for next week as well,” External link

aap-au Monday, July 22, 2019 1:38:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "He's been able to run, but is not into our training sessions yet and that's the most important part," External link

theage Monday, July 22, 2019 10:24:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "He knows football really well, Macca, so we'll sit down over the next week or so and work out where to from here," External link

theage Monday, July 15, 2019 7:36:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "We've just got to make sure we get some training into him and we need to make sure we get a bit more work into him before we put him out there and expose him at training, let alone games," "We're mindful of that because it's a re-do of his injury earlier in the year. We're not going to push him back at the risk of another injury" External link

theage Monday, July 15, 2019 7:36:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "He's got some great traits, he's a massive competitor, we just think he will be a good player," External link

theage Friday, July 12, 2019 1:12:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "I'm not going to go into other clubs other than to say I would only have left if the club had been keen to take on a new direction," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, July 12, 2019 11:23:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "I sat down with the club and worked through the detail – what did next year look like? What does beyond that look like? It's a healthy, normal process to go through," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, July 12, 2019 11:23:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "We wouldn't rule it in or out," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, July 12, 2019 11:23:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "I'm not going to go into other clubs other than to say I would only have left if the club had been keen to take on a new direction," External link

theage Friday, July 12, 2019 10:58:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "We're the youngest team for the round this weekend, and we think we've got some positive signs with some players coming through there that are building the foundations of a reasonably strong team," External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, July 6, 2019 12:12:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "We're flat and disappointed we lose, we hate that," External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, July 6, 2019 12:12:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "Our first priority is not to play Aliir in the ruck every week, we want to be able to have him down back," "The good thing is when he goes in there he can give the ground-level clearances, he gives you another midfielder at ground level" External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, July 6, 2019 12:12:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "I've had contracts for 18 years almost. I'm not sure there's been too many at any football club that's been at the one club for 18 years. And my level of commitment speaks for itself, I'd suggest," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, July 3, 2019 9:58:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said ( about Chris Scott ) : "I think if you’re in the top two, you're absolutely entitled to a home final," "We played the first time at the MCG this week ... and it’s a wonderful venue but we’re clear on what we believe similar to what Chris just stated, it’s a national competition and it would be be great to take the biggest game in the land around the place" External link

theage Tuesday, July 2, 2019 5:14:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said ( about Sydney Swans ) : "It's such a whirlwind, he went from Melbourne to Adelaide and then halfway through the season packed up to Sydney ... straight into an AFL club, full-time environment and going again. It's a big change," "We think he's got really good potential. Whether it's this week or not, we're not sure. But you do have to start at some point" External link

brisbanetimes Monday, July 1, 2019 11:07:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "If you ask any player, they always think they're ready. I think I'm still ready to play AFL football today. You've got to be mindful of that. We've looked at all his vision, we'll see how he's training, and make a decision from there" External link

brisbanetimes Monday, July 1, 2019 11:07:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said ( about Sydney Swans ) : "It's such a whirlwind, he went from Melbourne to Adelaide and then halfway through the season packed up to Sydney ... straight into an AFL club, full-time environment and going again. It's a big change," "We think he's got really good potential. Whether it's this week or not, we're not sure. But you do have to start at some point" External link

theage Monday, July 1, 2019 9:18:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "If you ask any player, they always think they're ready. I think I'm still ready to play AFL football today. You've got to be mindful of that. We've looked at all his vision, we'll see how he's training, and make a decision from there" External link

theage Monday, July 1, 2019 9:18:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said ( about Sydney Swans ) : "It's such a whirlwind, he went from Melbourne to Adelaide and then halfway through the season packed up to Sydney ... straight into an AFL club, full-time environment and going again. It's a big change," "We think he's got really good potential. Whether it's this week or not, we're not sure. But you do have to start at some point" External link

smh Monday, July 1, 2019 8:52:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "If you ask any player, they always think they're ready. I think I'm still ready to play AFL football today. You've got to be mindful of that. We've looked at all his vision, we'll see how he's training, and make a decision from there" External link

smh Monday, July 1, 2019 8:52:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "That's why we loaded up on ruckmen in the pre-season draft and mid-season draft because you can't have enough of them," External link

theage Sunday, June 30, 2019 8:47:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said ( about Callum Sinclair ) : "He gives you some real spring around the ball, gets after it at ground level, picks up a lot of possessions and runs hard," "You have your centre half-back as your number one ruckman tonight, our centre half-forward as second ruck, we're mindful what that looks like going forward. We'll have to make decisions if Sinclair's out" External link

theage Sunday, June 30, 2019 8:47:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "From the tactical side of it, some people will push back with a really strong argument that it's actually good for players and the game but I think the other side of it, managing your player load, is an issue," "It's certainly something to be considered" External link

theage Friday, June 28, 2019 10:11:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "He's played mostly forward, he'll continue to play mostly forward but we're really confident he can play on the wing for us - that tall marking wingman with a big tank who can go forward and back and use the ball really well," "We've been really pleased with his development in that way" External link

theage Monday, June 24, 2019 3:33:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "He had no pre-season which has hurt him. Generally, it's an old saying when you have a good pre-season you have a good season," External link

smh Saturday, June 22, 2019 9:02:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "We couldn't get anyone off ... when there's a long time in play before a goal's kicked you can't actually get (a player) off now," "It's a hamstring. It'll be what it is. We'll have to get a scan and get it looked at but it's obviously going to be a few weeks. We just have to wait and see how this rehab is and get him back going again" External link

watoday Saturday, June 22, 2019 2:14:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "We couldn't get anyone off ... when there's a long time in play before a goal's kicked you can't actually get (a player) off now," "It's a hamstring. It'll be what it is. We'll have to get a scan and get it looked at but it's obviously going to be a few weeks. We just have to wait and see how this rehab is and get him back going again" External link

brisbanetimes Friday, June 21, 2019 4:48:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "I'm not commenting on that job because as I've said a couple of weeks ago, I've got a job here and that's what I'm focused on" External link

smh Monday, June 17, 2019 9:54:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "We've had some great clashes with them over the years," External link

smh Monday, June 17, 2019 9:54:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "There's some blokes who'll struggle to walk to their car tonight," External link

smh Sunday, June 9, 2019 1:29:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "Don't get too distracted by the couple of things over the last few weeks," External link

theage Monday, June 3, 2019 10:13:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "We moved the ball for a fair bit of the game quite well. We shifted the ball movement, we went in with a plan and the execution was pretty good," "Inside 50 conversion was going at 50 per cent, it's not bad. We just couldn't kick accurately. You kick eight goals 15, it doesn't look as good" External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, June 2, 2019 9:02:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said ( about Patrick Dangerfield ) : "It's not often you come down to Geelong and have more scoring shots, and a fair bit went right for a fair bit of the game," "They kicked four goals from centre bounce clearances. There were 11 goals all up from the stoppages. [Patrick] Dangerfield's first eight or 10 minutes in the third was pretty special, and we couldn't stop him" External link

smh Saturday, June 1, 2019 2:25:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said ( about Sydney Swans ) : "I haven’t been offered any job because I’ve got a job here at the moment with the Sydney Swans and I’m contracted, that’s what I’m doing," External link

theage Monday, May 27, 2019 7:38:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "Sometimes you lose a game, (but) you don't go backwards," "We gave it a fair bit tonight. It wasn't good enough in the end but jeez, I reckon we had a go" External link

brisbanetimes Friday, May 24, 2019 5:21:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "You want to get your back six in order. That's one of the real keys of what we've looked at over the years and we've been really fortunate that we've just had a number of blokes who we've just grabbed their magnet and put up there," "He's been the one we've been doing that with the opposition [forwards] for as long as I can remember" External link

watoday Wednesday, May 22, 2019 1:17:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "You want to get your back six in order. That's one of the real keys of what we've looked at over the years and we've been really fortunate that we've just had a number of blokes who we've just grabbed their magnet and put up there," "He's been the one we've been doing that with the opposition [forwards] for as long as I can remember" External link

smh Wednesday, May 22, 2019 12:01:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said ( about Heath Grundy ) : "Heath has been an unbelievable servant of our club for a long time, and there's no doubt he will be missed," External link

theage Wednesday, May 22, 2019 9:58:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "He loves to get out there and compete anyway, let alone a big occasion this week," External link

theage Monday, May 20, 2019 10:39:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "Fortunately it's not a bad one – it could have been a lot worse," External link

theage Monday, May 20, 2019 10:39:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "There's no question that it's a period we'll get tested and it starts this week," External link

theage Monday, May 20, 2019 10:39:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "It was just a fantastic effort," External link

theage Sunday, May 19, 2019 10:17:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "We spent a bit of time talking about it, umming and ahhing about it, but we just didn't take the risk," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, May 15, 2019 9:44:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "We just have to make sure we follow our really detailed plan and have him ready to go when he's right to play, whether that's this week or next week," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, May 15, 2019 9:44:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "We spent a bit of time talking about it, umming and ahhing about it, but we just didn't take the risk," External link

smh Wednesday, May 15, 2019 8:54:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "We just have to make sure we follow our really detailed plan and have him ready to go when he's right to play, whether that's this week or next week," External link

smh Wednesday, May 15, 2019 8:54:00 AM EAT

John Longmire told : "It was a pretty poor choice of words - he knows," External link

abc-au Tuesday, May 14, 2019 11:55:00 AM EAT

John Longmire told : "It was a pretty poor choice of words - he knows," External link

smh Monday, May 13, 2019 1:55:00 PM EAT

John Longmire told : "It was a pretty poor choice of words - he knows," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, May 13, 2019 1:18:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "He's got a couple of sore spots," External link

abc-au Saturday, May 11, 2019 8:56:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "They feel it as much as anyone when you're not winning," "They led from the front. All three were super" External link

abc-au Saturday, May 11, 2019 8:56:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "He's got a couple of sore spots," External link

abc-au Saturday, May 11, 2019 2:50:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "They feel it as much as anyone when you're not winning," "They led from the front. All three were super" External link

abc-au Saturday, May 11, 2019 2:50:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said ( about Sydney Swans ) : "In my time coaching the Sydney Swans, we've faced plenty of challenges," External link

abc-au Friday, May 10, 2019 5:18:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said ( about Garry Rohan ) : “Gary went through a really tough time last year, a really tough time,” External link

aap-au Monday, May 6, 2019 1:45:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "We can't say yes or no as yet, but obviously we're going to give him every chance," "He did some running today, did some running on Saturday in Brisbane. We'll see how he is on Wednesday" External link

smh Monday, May 6, 2019 10:19:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "It's sort of on repeat at the moment," "We got beaten around the ball again, particularly on their repeats, we couldn't exit it so you have a high inside 50 count against" External link

theage Sunday, May 5, 2019 11:16:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "It looks like a bad one. He's been one of our most consistent players, if not our most consistent player so far this year," "It's unfortunate to lose him, he's been terrific for us. We'll see the scans during the week but it's not good at the moment" External link

theage Sunday, May 5, 2019 11:16:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "That effort to go back in front of a big bloke coming out was absolutely huge, saved us a goal," "That's the sort of standard that's required over a consistent four-quarter performance. To do that and get up, and still kick a goal afterwards was really gutsy" External link

theage Sunday, May 5, 2019 11:16:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "He just keeps having a go, Paps," "That effort ... was just huge, absolutely huge and it saved us a goal. That's the sort of standard that's required over a consistent four-quarter performance" External link

watoday Sunday, May 5, 2019 5:47:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "It looks like a bad one, unfortunately," "He's been one of our most consistent players, if not our most consistent player so far this year" External link

watoday Sunday, May 5, 2019 5:47:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : “You can’t click your fingers and just go, ‘This is going to be it’,” “It’s something we’ve been working on all year. We still haven’t improved to the level that we need to and we’ve got to get it right” External link

dailytelegraph Sunday, May 5, 2019 5:32:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : “Unfortunately it looks like a bad one,” External link

theage Saturday, May 4, 2019 3:51:00 PM EAT

John Longmire says : "Any coach who can do it for a stretch, you look at method, how and why they've done it," "They've changed and evolved and tweaked things. That's also a common theme for a nine-year coach" External link

watoday Friday, May 3, 2019 2:56:00 PM EAT

John Longmire says : "How you go about it changes according to the strengths of your players," "Whilst we keep evolving every year and make changes, if you look at the best teams they still compete hard, win ground and contested ball - basic things are important" External link

watoday Friday, May 3, 2019 2:56:00 PM EAT

John Longmire says : "Any coach who can do it for a stretch, you look at method, how and why they've done it," "They've changed and evolved and tweaked things. That's also a common theme for a nine-year coach" External link

brisbanetimes Friday, May 3, 2019 12:01:00 PM EAT

John Longmire says : "How you go about it changes according to the strengths of your players," "Whilst we keep evolving every year and make changes, if you look at the best teams they still compete hard, win ground and contested ball - basic things are important" External link

brisbanetimes Friday, May 3, 2019 12:01:00 PM EAT

John Longmire says : "Any coach who can do it for a stretch, you look at method, how and why they've done it," "They've changed and evolved and tweaked things. That's also a common theme for a nine-year coach" External link

theage Friday, May 3, 2019 11:15:00 AM EAT

John Longmire says : "How you go about it changes according to the strengths of your players," "Whilst we keep evolving every year and make changes, if you look at the best teams they still compete hard, win ground and contested ball - basic things are important" External link

theage Friday, May 3, 2019 11:15:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "They're a good group, a really good group," "They won't be always consistent but they're learning the craft and we’re trying to fast-track that as quick as we can to be as competitive as soon as we can" External link

watoday Tuesday, April 30, 2019 3:38:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "We'll look at that when we need to, that's certainly not on the horizon at the moment," External link

watoday Tuesday, April 30, 2019 3:38:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "We've identified we could do with some more experience in the front half," External link

watoday Tuesday, April 30, 2019 3:38:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "They're a good group, a really good group," "They won't be always consistent but they're learning the craft and we’re trying to fast-track that as quick as we can to be as competitive as soon as we can" External link

smh Tuesday, April 30, 2019 11:15:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "We'll look at that when we need to, that's certainly not on the horizon at the moment," External link

smh Tuesday, April 30, 2019 11:15:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "We've identified we could do with some more experience in the front half," External link

smh Tuesday, April 30, 2019 11:15:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "He's a possibility to come back into the team this week, so we'll assess that on Thursday,'" External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, April 30, 2019 5:20:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : “I've got to evolve too,” External link

theage Sunday, April 28, 2019 6:04:00 AM EAT

John Longmire admitted : "We don't expect them back any time soon," External link

dailyadvertiser Thursday, April 25, 2019 12:55:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said ( about Will Hayward ) : "Hayward trained today and trained really well, looked really good. He's pushing his case hard, that'll just be a medical decision," "I love his enthusiasm. He's actually looking to get himself a helmet fitted at the moment" External link

dailyadvertiser Thursday, April 25, 2019 12:55:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "We'd like to be able to have a consistent group down there ... making sure that we don't change it too much," External link

dailyadvertiser Thursday, April 25, 2019 12:55:00 AM EAT

John Longmire admitted : "We don't expect them back any time soon," External link

bordermail Wednesday, April 24, 2019 7:06:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said ( about Will Hayward ) : "Hayward trained today and trained really well, looked really good. He's pushing his case hard, that'll just be a medical decision," "I love his enthusiasm. He's actually looking to get himself a helmet fitted at the moment" External link

bordermail Wednesday, April 24, 2019 7:06:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "We'd like to be able to have a consistent group down there ... making sure that we don't change it too much," External link

bordermail Wednesday, April 24, 2019 7:06:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "McVeigh, Grundy and Smith are still a number of weeks away," "They're not training yet. We don't expect them back any time soon" External link

smh Wednesday, April 24, 2019 8:50:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "That's something we'll look at with selection and make sure we don't change it too much - even though we understand players will be coming in and out of that," "Most teams are built from the back six and establishing a defence is really important and being able to play with one another every week is really important" External link

smh Wednesday, April 24, 2019 8:50:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "We put him into the reserves the last couple of weeks and he's been good, that's part of your development as well, it's not always onwards and upwards," "Sometimes you plateau a little bit and you gain confidence and come back into the team. We're confident he can still have a really strong season for us in the key defensive post" External link

smh Wednesday, April 24, 2019 8:50:00 AM EAT

John Longmire admitted : "We don't expect them back any time soon," External link

illawarramercury Wednesday, April 24, 2019 8:09:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said ( about Will Hayward ) : "Hayward trained today and trained really well, looked really good. He's pushing his case hard, that'll just be a medical decision," "I love his enthusiasm. He's actually looking to get himself a helmet fitted at the moment" External link

illawarramercury Wednesday, April 24, 2019 8:09:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "We'd like to be able to have a consistent group down there ... making sure that we don't change it too much," External link

illawarramercury Wednesday, April 24, 2019 8:09:00 AM EAT

John Longmire admitted : "We don't expect them back any time soon," External link

maitlandmercury Wednesday, April 24, 2019 6:34:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said ( about Will Hayward ) : "Hayward trained today and trained really well, looked really good. He's pushing his case hard, that'll just be a medical decision," "I love his enthusiasm. He's actually looking to get himself a helmet fitted at the moment" External link

maitlandmercury Wednesday, April 24, 2019 6:34:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "We'd like to be able to have a consistent group down there ... making sure that we don't change it too much," External link

maitlandmercury Wednesday, April 24, 2019 6:34:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "Someone wanted a headline. I don't think anyone took it seriously did they," "That's all it does, create articles and discussions. The serious football journos wouldn't have fallen for that. I'm sure the guys in this room will be on top of that" External link

theage Sunday, April 21, 2019 5:24:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said ( about Will Hayward ) : "We need to execute better going forward in that front third and we need other blokes to stand up and kick goals," "Will Hayward's not in there, he's been an important young player for us. We need others to stand up. A bit of that is execution in that front third, sometimes we had a contest in there that needs to be better" External link

theage Sunday, April 21, 2019 5:24:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "Their pressure was outstanding. They had 20 more tackles than us. They had 22 tackles inside their forward 50," External link

theage Sunday, April 21, 2019 5:24:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "They were fantastic - down on personnel, playing away, got their trademark pressure game right up and going," "That stood out, they were just hunting and running in packs and getting after the opposition which is what good teams do. They certainly got after it and played a strong, aggressive brand of footy" External link

brisbanetimes Monday, April 15, 2019 9:51:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "They were fantastic - down on personnel, playing away, got their trademark pressure game right up and going," "That stood out, they were just hunting and running in packs and getting after the opposition which is what good teams do. They certainly got after it and played a strong, aggressive brand of footy" External link

theage Monday, April 15, 2019 9:11:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said ( about Nick Smith ) : “He’s still got some issues with his hamstring, so we’re unsure about that at the moment, we don’t have a return date for Nick,” “It’s a different looking back six but that’s part of the evolution of the footy club” External link

dailytelegraph Friday, April 12, 2019 4:14:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "You play them where you need them at the time - inside, half-back, wing - depending on the player availability, what the team looks like and balance," External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, April 9, 2019 10:21:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "It's not a bad thing either," External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, April 9, 2019 10:21:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "You play them where you need them at the time - inside, half-back, wing - depending on the player availability, what the team looks like and balance," External link

theage Tuesday, April 9, 2019 9:47:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "It's not a bad thing either," External link

theage Tuesday, April 9, 2019 9:47:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "We'd support a drop-in wicket if that was part of the discussion - it's certainly very important to discuss it, it's a 12-month-a-year venue and if that's part of the discussion going forward we'll obviously support it," External link

smh Monday, April 8, 2019 11:47:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said ( about Will Hayward ) : "Will's obviously an important goalkicker and has been since he came into the team," External link

theage Monday, April 8, 2019 7:56:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "I was probably unsure in the pre-season at this point in time how many training sessions he'd be able to do, how he'd pull up into a five-day break but he's in pretty good nick," External link

theage Monday, April 8, 2019 7:56:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said ( about Lance Franklin ) : "When the team gets challenged, he's able to lift," "But it's not just about Lance, it's about making sure there's more players jumping on board when that happens" External link

smh Monday, April 1, 2019 8:51:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "They've played significant roles, the young players in our team, for quite a while now for the last couple of years," "We'd like to be able to have that consistency keep improving. That's not always an upwards curve. We understand that, but we'd like more of an even contribution across our 22 than what we've been getting" External link

smh Monday, April 1, 2019 8:51:00 AM EAT

John Longmire told : "There was a couple there that we were a bit unsure of and it's about where they are and where they are that you would like to cash on and make the most of those opportunities to get a bit of momentum," External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, March 30, 2019 11:10:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "Colin just made a mistake with that. That is what happened and it cost us a goal. That is the rule, You have to play by them and adapt to them," External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, March 30, 2019 11:10:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "We've been in the position where we've lost a couple of games at the start of the year before, and we've been able to work our way thought it," "Our leaders in particular have been able to maintain the faith and get themselves going, so we're confident that will happen" External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, March 30, 2019 11:10:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "They won't be on upward trajectory all the time. There will be some times they have to dip, it's not always onwards and upwards, sometimes it plateaus or you go backwards a little bit," External link

smh Saturday, March 30, 2019 9:25:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said ( about Josh Kennedy ) : "He just competes so hard, that bloke. Kennedy was the same in the midfield group," "He was able to look free with his kicking, hasn't been like that since he had the operation at the end of last year. It was as freely as he has moved and kicked" External link

smh Saturday, March 30, 2019 9:25:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "We mucked that, Col made a mistake," External link

smh Saturday, March 30, 2019 9:25:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "We we didn't get that right either because they doubled us in the free-kick count," "The ones that were there should be paid for both sides" External link

smh Saturday, March 30, 2019 9:25:00 AM EAT

John Longmire told : "A slight setback with his groin but not too significant - he actually feels really good today," External link

theage Monday, March 25, 2019 6:54:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "We got well beaten in midfield," External link

theage Monday, March 25, 2019 6:54:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "We've used him in there a little bit at times – not often – and he's done a pretty good job. He gave us some real contest around the centre bounce but also some real spring and run and carry," External link

theage Sunday, March 10, 2019 10:33:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "We've still got some things to work on but it was good to get some quality minutes in," External link

theage Sunday, March 10, 2019 10:33:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "It's very early days, we'll let it settle – it usually takes six to eight weeks into the season before you actually see a really good trendline," External link

smh Friday, March 8, 2019 9:52:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "That's something to be mindful of attacking and defending, that you can get some real penetration – you can be on centre wing if you play on and kick it long," External link

smh Friday, March 8, 2019 9:52:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "We got off to a really average start last week," External link

watoday Thursday, March 7, 2019 1:27:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "We got off to a really average start last week," External link

theage Thursday, March 7, 2019 10:52:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said ( about Adam Goodes ) : “A couple of things that stood out to me about Adam, apart from his ability, was how mentally strong he was, particularly his ability to play with injury – he was just so incredibly tough to be able to go out there to train and play on a consistent basis,” External link

watoday Thursday, March 7, 2019 1:59:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said ( about Adam Goodes ) : “A couple of things that stood out to me about Adam, apart from his ability, was how mentally strong he was, particularly his ability to play with injury – he was just so incredibly tough to be able to go out there to train and play on a consistent basis,” External link

smh Wednesday, March 6, 2019 3:22:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said ( about Adam Goodes ) : “A couple of things that stood out to me about Adam, apart from his ability, was how mentally strong he was, particularly his ability to play with injury – he was just so incredibly tough to be able to go out there to train and play on a consistent basis,” External link

theage Wednesday, March 6, 2019 2:27:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "To get those guys back in the swing of things and have them ready and available for the early pre-season games is important," External link

smh Thursday, February 28, 2019 10:55:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "Sometimes when you're out on the ground to get used to not using him is actually a good thing as well, bring others into the game and not be so predictable," External link

smh Thursday, February 28, 2019 10:55:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "Once I heard about it I felt obliged to come down and raise some money for the family," External link

abc-au Saturday, December 22, 2018 7:15:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "The aim is to progress him more again next week, so far he's been in pretty good nic, but he's not doing the whole program just yet," External link

smh Monday, December 4, 2017 6:52:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "He's had some real challenges in his life and to be able to get to this point playing 300 games is a fantastic and well-deserved achievement," External link

smh Wednesday, September 13, 2017 12:55:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "We were hoping Kurt would get through 80 minutes but there was a little bit of hope to it," External link

smh Sunday, September 10, 2017 11:32:00 AM EAT

John Longmire added : "He got through the game really well," "He's been training now for a number of weeks and has pulled up really well, and we expect him to really compete hard against what's a good ruck set-up with [Tom] Bellchambers" External link

smh Thursday, September 7, 2017 1:30:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "I think Tom had a chat to Josh, you are quite entitled to do that," External link

smh Saturday, August 19, 2017 9:03:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "We go to Adelaide and play on a ground that is a real challenge against a team that's the best in the competition at the moment, and we look forward to that," "It won't be easy, they're a great team and they deserve to be where they are at the moment" External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, August 13, 2017 11:53:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said ( about Josh Kennedy ) : "Obviously, a player we would have liked to have come back into the side is Josh Kennedy but he just didn't quite get up," External link

smh Thursday, August 10, 2017 1:00:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "If you look at Lakeside [Tramway Oval] versus the MCG, you've got the tram coming down there, it gets a high level of traffic, the Waratahs train out here," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, March 9, 2017 4:53:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "If you look at Lakeside [Tramway Oval] versus the MCG, you've got the tram coming down there, it gets a high level of traffic, the Waratahs train out here," External link

smh Thursday, March 9, 2017 1:38:00 PM EAT

John Longmire told : "He should be on an AFL list somewhere," External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, February 7, 2017 9:14:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "We're just really lucky to have him," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, October 6, 2016 4:59:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "We're just really lucky to have him," External link

smh Thursday, October 6, 2016 3:29:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said ( about Ben McGlynn ) : "Despite his relatively short stature, Ben had a big influence on the team both on and off the field," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, October 6, 2016 1:49:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "We came up against a very, very good team," External link

smh Saturday, October 1, 2016 2:05:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "They all hurt. There's none worse than the other. They all hurt," "We sit here today with extreme disappointment and not only internally but also for our supporters. We're extremely disappointed with that. That's taking nothing away from the Doggies, they were outstanding" External link

smh Saturday, October 1, 2016 2:05:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "I don't know. We've got to get through tonight before we worry about that," External link

smh Saturday, October 1, 2016 2:05:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "I'm not quite sure yet. We'll work that out as the weeks progress" External link

smh Saturday, October 1, 2016 2:05:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "We thought our best team could still be competitive, but how competitive we'd be, we were unsure about that," External link

abc-au Saturday, October 1, 2016 12:24:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "I don't subscribe to that. Once the ball's bounced, it's who executes best for longest" External link

smh Friday, September 30, 2016 11:52:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "He's fine, he's right to go and he's trained ... absolutely flat out a couple of times this week," "He's done more than what's expected of him and he feels really good" External link

smh Friday, September 30, 2016 8:30:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said ( about Lance Franklin ) : "It changes all the time, as opposition defences change, forward lines change as well. There are a number of players who run through the midfield," "It just depends on the state of the game and what we think needs to happen at a certain period of time or what Lance thinks where he needs to go. We have a bit of flexibility with that" External link

smh Friday, September 30, 2016 6:50:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "I think its good that in our last two games, we've tried to execute the way we want to play and we've done that early," External link

abc-au Friday, September 30, 2016 6:10:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said ( about Sydney Swans ) : "There's no team [that] ever thought that and no team ever will, and certainly not the Sydney Swans," External link

abc-au Monday, September 26, 2016 12:50:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "It's not as bad as it could have been, after the game we were a bit concerned," "From that perspective it's good but he's got a bit to do this week. We'll see how the week pans out" External link

smh Monday, September 26, 2016 12:43:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "He's been training, he's fit, it just depends on what we need," External link

smh Monday, September 26, 2016 12:43:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said ( about Sydney Swans ) : "There's no team [that] ever thought that and no team ever will and certainly not the Sydney Swans," External link

smh Monday, September 26, 2016 11:53:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said ( about Sydney Swans ) : "He was recruited because we knew we were going through a transition phase, as far as some older players going out the door, some stars of the past and some younger players coming through and we thought he could help us be competitive," "He's certainly helped us be competitive. He was really keen to come to Sydney, that's the reasons why" External link

smh Monday, September 26, 2016 11:53:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said ( about Sydney Swans ) : "There's no team [that] ever thought that and no team ever will and certainly not the Sydney Swans," External link

smh Monday, September 26, 2016 4:06:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "He knows his football, he loves footy, he watches a lot of it and he knows footy really well," "A lot of players, talented players in particular that may not be the case always but he's one of those blokes who's got talent, he works extremely hard both sides of the ball. We saw his chases and tackle pressure on the weekend was extreme" External link

smh Monday, September 26, 2016 4:06:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said ( about Sydney Swans ) : "There's no team [that] ever thought that and no team ever will and certainly not the Sydney Swans," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, September 26, 2016 3:59:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "He knows his football, he loves footy, he watches a lot of it and he knows footy really well," "A lot of players, talented players in particular that may not be the case always but he's one of those blokes who's got talent, he works extremely hard both sides of the ball. We saw his chases and tackle pressure on the weekend was extreme" External link

brisbanetimes Monday, September 26, 2016 3:59:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "It's a bit early to speculate," External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, September 25, 2016 6:40:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "He plays up the ground, and can turn around and hit targets ... I thought his pressure around the ball was also good," External link

smh Saturday, September 24, 2016 7:54:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "It's a bit early to speculate," External link

smh Saturday, September 24, 2016 7:54:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "He showed enormous strength to get up, get through that," External link

abc-au Saturday, September 24, 2016 5:21:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "It was enormous, our pressure at the ball (and) at the man with the ball," External link

abc-au Saturday, September 24, 2016 5:21:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "But you're only efficient if you build it on the back of your ferocity at the contest," External link

abc-au Saturday, September 24, 2016 5:21:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "He's got some real speed. His form over the last few weeks and reserves has been really solid," "He's playing and training intensity has been a really high standard. He gives us some real energy, gets across the ground really quickly and that's important at the MCG" External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, September 22, 2016 1:13:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "At this time of the year it's pretty basic footy in terms of what's required and what both teams will be striving to do and that's going really hard and provide enormous energy and intensity around the ball and play good strong two-way football," "We're both evenly matched pretty clearly in a lot of the stats and Geelong have had a fantastic year, and a great second half of the year. I'm sure it will be a great battle" External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, September 22, 2016 1:13:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "To lose two halfway through the second and to finish off with a six-goal last quarter was a real credit to the mental strength of the players," External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, September 17, 2016 5:33:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "They had the concussion test and both passed it," "Josh's second half was pretty good, we have to go back and see how Kurt's is. I haven't spoken to either of them or the doctor yet, I'm assuming they're ok" External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, September 10, 2016 1:13:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "They out-tackled us, the tackles we did lay weren't effective enough, they were able to run," External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, September 10, 2016 1:13:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "They had the concussion test and both passed it," "Josh's second half was pretty good, we have to go back and see how Kurt's is. I haven't spoken to either of them or the doctor yet, I'm assuming they're ok" External link

smh Saturday, September 10, 2016 1:05:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "They out-tackled us, the tackles we did lay weren't effective enough, they were able to run," External link

smh Saturday, September 10, 2016 1:05:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said ( about Shane Mumford ) : "His (Mumford's) presence around the contest is enormous, he's a very good contested mark," "He's a smart footballer, a really smart player" External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, September 6, 2016 6:42:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "He's had a super year and we're looking forward to hopefully a big week or two ahead of him," External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, September 6, 2016 6:42:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "They've got seven or eight hardened AFL players that have been playing a long time at several AFL clubs," "Their younger players coming through have been playing a lot of footy, really hardened players as well and play a good brand of footy. Once the ball bounces any of those talks fall out the window straight away" External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, August 30, 2016 3:47:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "We knew that the Giants were coming [at] a hundred miles an hour," External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, August 30, 2016 3:47:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "He was touch and go if he was right to play but because he couldn't train it was a risk of doing it if we played him on the weekend and that was too big a risk to take," External link

smh Thursday, August 25, 2016 11:49:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "He was playing some pretty good footy in the senior team before he got injured," External link

smh Thursday, August 25, 2016 11:49:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said ( about North ) : "North played pretty well and sometimes you've just got to find a way to win, and we were able to do that," External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, August 20, 2016 10:56:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "It was certainly relevant to have the operation when he did; it's allowed him to get back now, rather than waiting until next year," External link

smh Thursday, August 18, 2016 8:14:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "He's done enough ruck work at training over the past couple of weeks to be able to play there if required," "Obviously we know the game is going to be another step up, but he just has to play a role. Like all our players, he doesn't have to come out and dominate, it's just about playing a role for the team that helps us be competitive" External link

smh Thursday, August 18, 2016 8:14:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "We really value our transition and our ability to defend strongly - it's still a key platform for us and will continue to be a focus," External link

smh Thursday, August 18, 2016 8:14:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "We were confident our younger players could come in and play important roles for us, to-date they've been able to do it," "The season's still got a number of weeks to play out and we need to keep doing it. The important thing is they haven't just come in and played games to tick the box, they've been able to contribute and play a strong brand of footy and helped us to be really competitive. That's an absolute key" External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, August 17, 2016 10:25:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "He actually played up the ground in the third quarter," External link

smh Sunday, August 14, 2016 10:04:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "It worked pretty well tonight and it will need to work well next week," External link

smh Sunday, August 14, 2016 10:04:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "It's probably the brashness of youth at times," External link

smh Sunday, August 14, 2016 10:04:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "He actually played up the ground in the third quarter," External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, August 14, 2016 9:58:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "It worked pretty well tonight and it will need to work well next week," External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, August 14, 2016 9:58:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "It's probably the brashness of youth at times," External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, August 14, 2016 9:58:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "It's something we'd like to have most weeks ... a really good, even spread of goalkickers," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, August 4, 2016 11:21:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "It's not unusual for a young player to dip a little bit. He's been able to freshen up a little bit and get back to some really good form," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, August 4, 2016 11:21:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "He's really changed the rucking role, particularly for Port Adelaide and across the competition. He's such a combative beast in the ruck, he's fantastic at ground level, it's a real challenge for our boys to be able to match that," "We need to reduce his influence" External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, August 4, 2016 11:21:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "It's something we'd like to have most weeks ... a really good, even spread of goalkickers," External link

smh Thursday, August 4, 2016 10:41:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "It's not unusual for a young player to dip a little bit. He's been able to freshen up a little bit and get back to some really good form," External link

smh Thursday, August 4, 2016 10:41:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "He's really changed the rucking role, particularly for Port Adelaide and across the competition. He's such a combative beast in the ruck, he's fantastic at ground level, it's a real challenge for our boys to be able to match that," "We need to reduce his influence" External link

smh Thursday, August 4, 2016 10:41:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "We were always confident going into the season, despite losing a fair bit of experience at the end of last season, that we had enough depth, particularly from our younger group going through," External link

smh Sunday, July 31, 2016 2:36:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "He was outstanding. He's played some really good games for this footy club, but it would have to be up there with them," "To be able to go forward and kick goals is a bit of icing on the cake" External link

smh Sunday, July 31, 2016 2:36:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "We were always confident going into the season, despite losing a fair bit of experience at the end of last season, that we had enough depth, particularly from our younger group going through," External link

smh Sunday, July 31, 2016 2:20:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "He was outstanding. He's played some really good games for this footy club, but it would have to be up there with them," "To be able to go forward and kick goals is a bit of icing on the cake" External link

smh Sunday, July 31, 2016 2:20:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "He's a fantastic fellow, I know what he's like as a coach," External link

smh Friday, July 29, 2016 5:22:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said ( about Ross Lyons ) : "When you come up against a Ross Lyon coached team you know what you are going to get," External link

smh Friday, July 29, 2016 5:22:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said ( about Xavier Richard ) : "Xavier hasn't played a lot of footy as a forward but he's done everything he can in the reserves as a forward for the last six or seven weeks and he had an opportunity today and he did some really good things," External link

smh Saturday, July 23, 2016 11:51:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said ( about Xavier Richard ) : "Xavier hasn't played a lot of footy as a forward but he's done everything he can in the reserves as a forward for the last six or seven weeks and he had an opportunity today and he did some really good things," External link

smh Saturday, July 23, 2016 10:54:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "It was [a feeling] of disappointment as far as putting yourself in that situation," "Michael was injured, coming back from an injury, getting ready to play again in a couple of weeks and so it's difficult he put himself in that situation but in the end I've got to move past that disappointment really quickly and focus on Carlton this week" External link

smh Tuesday, July 19, 2016 10:32:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "He's got people from the football club who have spoken to him a number of times whether it's through welfare or other services," "We've had a number of people speak to Michael and his family, particularly in the last 24, 48 hours and that'll continue and we'll make sure that that support will continue for Michael" External link

smh Tuesday, July 19, 2016 10:32:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "My job now is to get the preparations in place for this week's game against Carlton," "People make mistakes and to be able to put yourself in that position like that is disappointing but in the end as a football club we need to focus on Carlton" External link

smh Tuesday, July 19, 2016 10:32:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "We've obviously made the decision to stand Michael down for this week and we need to reassess that as time goes on. We're only a couple of days out from it… those discussions and decisions will happen at some time down the track" External link

smh Tuesday, July 19, 2016 10:32:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "We would rather have won them, we need to get it right," "We're confident we will. What we are confident in is that we've talked about it and we've looked at it. It's always important to finish as high as you possibly can. I don't think we're far away but it's about getting everything right all the time and if you fall short for a fraction, you put yourself at risk of losing and that's what happened on the weekend" External link

smh Tuesday, July 19, 2016 10:32:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "If he kicks too many goals there's too much of a reliance, if he doesn't kick a goal it's not enough, so we need to get that balance right," "If you're talking about just goals, he didn't kick a goal but he contributed to quite a few. He was up the ground a bit and he was able to contribute to our scores at different times" External link

smh Tuesday, July 19, 2016 10:32:00 AM EAT

John Longmire told : "Absolute, there's no question, he hasn't played a game all year. It is getting to the pointy end," External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, July 17, 2016 10:19:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "He played well yesterday. He had plenty of the ball, at half time it was twenty-odd possessions," "We looked at his GPS and his running numbers were really good. He was clean and did something with the ball every time he got it. It was good to see him have a good run around" External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, July 17, 2016 10:19:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "Obviously we were undisciplined because I don't think I've seen a differential like that for quite a while," "I'll have to go back and we'll have to get better at our discipline clearly, because that's a big differential" External link

brisbanetimes Friday, July 15, 2016 7:38:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "Obviously we were undisciplined because I don't think I've seen a differential like that for quite a while," "I'll have to go back and we'll have to get better at our discipline clearly, because that's a big differential" External link

smh Friday, July 15, 2016 7:08:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "I don't know, ask the umpires, I really don't know to be honest," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, July 15, 2016 2:11:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "Obviously we were undisciplined because the free-kick count was 3-13 at three-quarter-time," "I don't think I've seen a differential like that for quite a while. We'll have to get better at our discipline, clearly, because that's a big differential" External link

brisbanetimes Friday, July 15, 2016 2:11:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "There's plenty to achieve, we're all chasing Hawthorn," External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, July 12, 2016 8:39:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "We'll continue to look at the team to see how we can get better. Our reserves played on the weekend and a number of our players came through that with some really good form. We'll look at the session today and make the decisions after training but we think we've still got some players that come in," External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, July 12, 2016 8:39:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "There's plenty to achieve, we're all chasing Hawthorn," External link

smh Tuesday, July 12, 2016 8:36:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "We'll continue to look at the team to see how we can get better. Our reserves played on the weekend and a number of our players came through that with some really good form. We'll look at the session today and make the decisions after training but we think we've still got some players that come in," External link

smh Tuesday, July 12, 2016 8:36:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "I can be talking to a player about football the whole time and not work out why he's not getting my message but it's got nothing to do with football," External link

smh Monday, July 11, 2016 1:04:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "Who cares who it is … as long as they talk to someone, it can be anybody in your organisation," External link

smh Monday, July 11, 2016 1:04:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "I can be talking to a player about football the whole time and not work out why he's not getting my message but it's got nothing to do with football," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, July 11, 2016 12:18:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "Who cares who it is … as long as they talk to someone, it can be anybody in your organisation," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, July 11, 2016 12:18:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said ( about Kieren Jack ) : "Kieren went through a tough week," External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, July 9, 2016 6:11:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "From the first bounce I thought we played a really good, strong brand of footy," External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, July 9, 2016 6:11:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said ( about Kurt Tippett ) : "We were hoping by now that Sam Reid would be back but he's not and with Kurt (Tippett) out as well we thought we needed another tall, particularly down here on a longer ground," External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, July 9, 2016 6:11:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said ( about Kieren Jack ) : "Kieren went through a tough week," External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, July 9, 2016 5:25:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "From the first bounce I thought we played a really good, strong brand of footy," External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, July 9, 2016 5:25:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said ( about Kurt Tippett ) : "We were hoping by now that Sam Reid would be back but he's not and with Kurt (Tippett) out as well we thought we needed another tall, particularly down here on a longer ground," External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, July 9, 2016 5:25:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "He's been unlucky going out of the team. He's had a great year in our reserves, he's really developed strongly and had a couple of tastes," "He's been able to persist. He was great last week when he went back, he had a fantastic attitude in the reserves, came back in and did a good job tonight" External link

smh Saturday, July 9, 2016 3:50:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "It's one game. I like to have a bit of flexibility. I'm not going to commit too much here, we'll see how we go," "It'll be depending on what we need each week" External link

smh Saturday, July 9, 2016 3:50:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "We were hoping by now Sam Reid would be back but he's not. With Kurt out as well, we thought we needed another tall, particularly down here on the longer ground," External link

smh Saturday, July 9, 2016 3:50:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "We had a really young group. It was terrific when you see that enthusiasm. It can go either way at times, you have to be careful you don't tip too far one way," "We had reasons for each of them, they were playing really well in our reserves and they came in and all contributed. It's a great experience for those blokes" External link

smh Saturday, July 9, 2016 3:50:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "I'm not on the nominating committee but we couldn't ask any more of Callum Mills as far as how he's played this year," "We might have to move him forward [to get a nomination], but he's been really good. To have a couple of young boys in the back six is really important" External link

smh Saturday, July 9, 2016 3:50:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "It's been a big workload for him," "We thought the bye might freshen him up a bit but he needs another week to recharge the batteries. He's only a second-year player so it's been a big workload for him to date" External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, July 7, 2016 12:44:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "Last week we could have had a more even contribution but once again we had plenty of scoring shots, hit the post four times and didn't kick accurately," "Over the general course of the year it's been OK" External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, July 7, 2016 12:44:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "The players will really look forward to playing with him once again," "He's been good in our reserves the last couple of weeks and deserves his chance, and it's great to get that experience back" External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, July 7, 2016 12:44:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "He's become a player who goes back to the reserves and plays at a really high level," "It's exciting to get him back into the senior team and give him another opportunity. We've been really keen to see how he goes and so far he's been good" External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, July 7, 2016 12:44:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "It's a pretty tough one," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, July 7, 2016 12:44:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said ( about Kieren Jack ) : "Kieren will be fine. We obviously support Kieren, Brandon and Charlotte, they've handled it very well this week and they'll be fine," "He's an experienced player. He plays his 200th game this week, that's fantastic. I remember coaching him in the reserves when he was a little back pocket player and there was a lot of questions marks on him as a young player coming through and he's been able to defy those critics and have a wonderful career to this point" External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, July 7, 2016 8:04:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said ( about Kieren Jack ) : "Kieren will be fine. We obviously support Kieren, Brandon and Charlotte, they've handled it very well this week and they'll be fine," "He's an experienced player. He plays his 200th game this week, that's fantastic. I remember coaching him in the reserves when he was a little back pocket player and there was a lot of questions marks on him as a young player coming through and he's been able to defy those critics and have a wonderful career to this point" External link

smh Thursday, July 7, 2016 5:33:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "Teddy Richards played last week so we will see how those sessions go this week before we make the decisions," "We would like to be in a position where we sit down and work out which way we go with that" External link

smh Tuesday, June 28, 2016 12:25:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "We look at the opposition every week and this week is no different. They're an exciting team. Their contested ball numbers are absolutely through the roof, they are almost double everyone else at this point of the season," "That will certainly come under consideration as far as what team we pick" External link

smh Tuesday, June 28, 2016 12:25:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "Teddy Richards played last week so we will see how those sessions go this week before we make the decisions," "We would like to be in a position where we sit down and work out which way we go with that" External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, June 28, 2016 11:49:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "We look at the opposition every week and this week is no different. They're an exciting team. Their contested ball numbers are absolutely through the roof, they are almost double everyone else at this point of the season," "That will certainly come under consideration as far as what team we pick" External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, June 28, 2016 11:49:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "There's a number of top-eight teams playing each other and they're always red-hot games no matter who you play," "There's no question it's a really good challenge ahead of us" External link

smh Sunday, June 26, 2016 9:48:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "They're really strong at the contest, excellent at out-numbering at the ball and they have a good mix of run as well," External link

smh Sunday, June 26, 2016 9:48:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "Now it's just a matter of getting that consistency at senior level that he was able to display at the back end of last year and the confidence he can have in his own game that he can really impact," "We've got a number of young blokes in the team who are playing key roles for us and still play a good level of footy. That's really good to see" External link

smh Sunday, June 26, 2016 9:48:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "There's a number of top-eight teams playing each other and they're always red-hot games no matter who you play," "There's no question it's a really good challenge ahead of us" External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, June 26, 2016 9:30:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "They're really strong at the contest, excellent at out-numbering at the ball and they have a good mix of run as well," External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, June 26, 2016 9:30:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "Now it's just a matter of getting that consistency at senior level that he was able to display at the back end of last year and the confidence he can have in his own game that he can really impact," "We've got a number of young blokes in the team who are playing key roles for us and still play a good level of footy. That's really good to see" External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, June 26, 2016 9:30:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "We're really happy with Callum Sinclair being able to ruck the entire second half [last week] unchanged, but to do that week in, week out is pretty tough," "Kurt has obviously had a fantastic season to date and he'll be missed, but we've got three ruckmen that have played senior football and there's no doubt those guys will play a big part going forward" External link

smh Wednesday, June 15, 2016 12:24:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "We're really happy with Callum Sinclair being able to ruck the entire second half [last week] unchanged, but to do that week in, week out is pretty tough," "Kurt has obviously had a fantastic season to date and he'll be missed, but we've got three ruckmen that have played senior football and there's no doubt those guys will play a big part going forward" External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, June 15, 2016 11:45:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "We haven't got him scanned yet so we won't know until tomorrow, but it's a hamstring behind the knee, I think it's going to be a significant one," External link

smh Sunday, June 12, 2016 3:22:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said ( about Garry Rohan ) : "Gary had a corky that bled down into his hamstring, we're hoping it will be OK but once again we don't know," External link

smh Sunday, June 12, 2016 3:22:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "The same was said about us at the start of the year when we lost 1000 games of experience and we were able to handle that pretty well," "We believe we've got some players that can come in who have been in good form for a while, they just need opportunities" External link

smh Sunday, June 12, 2016 3:22:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "He had scans last week and all that was clear," "He's feeling a lot better, he's still not absolutely 100 per cent right so we've just made the decision early to rule him out the next two weeks, make sure he recovers fully and then go about the preparation for playing" External link

smh Monday, May 30, 2016 12:36:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "He takes medical advice like we all do," "We just listen to what the doctors say and in the end that's all we can go by. The doctors are confident after seeing his scans that he's good, and that's what gives him confidence as well" External link

smh Monday, May 30, 2016 12:36:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "The only discussions I've had are he won't play this week or next week and then we'll begin the preparation to play," External link

smh Monday, May 30, 2016 12:36:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "Sam doesn't have to reinvent himself. Last year when we went to the finals he was playing key forward for us," "We expect that to happen again this year. That doesn't mean we're never going to use him back, if we need to we will. We know we're a better team with Sam Reid playing well in our front half. Whether that's this week or net week we're not quite sure, he got though nearly 90 minutes on the weekend and pulled up pretty well" External link

smh Monday, May 30, 2016 12:36:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "It's been good they've been able to fit into that part of the ground and do a good job for us," External link

smh Monday, May 30, 2016 12:36:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "He had a scan and the scan was all fine, it's just a matter of symptoms now when he recovers from that," "He's getting better every day, we're not sure what it looks like this week and it's a bit early to predict when he'll be available or not but the scans are all clear and it's put his mind at rest. Now it's a matter of seeing how he feels during the week" External link

smh Sunday, May 29, 2016 11:22:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "If a player has an issue," External link

smh Thursday, May 26, 2016 12:11:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "This is not something that's come to me in the past six months," "I'm mindful that psychological services are crucial and it should never come down to a choice between a football person and a psychologist" External link

smh Thursday, May 26, 2016 12:11:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "They've got some terrific options in that front half but primarily their marking targets and their good pressure players as well," "They're a very good team with a very good forward line and we have to restrict the times that it gets in there, to give our defenders the best possible chance" External link

smh Monday, May 23, 2016 6:38:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "He didn't play as well as he would have liked in the Richmond game but he's had a pretty good year," "You can look at games in isolation and make it a bit bigger than what it was but we thought he'd bounced back really well last week. He knows he's had a good year, he knows he's confident in himself and he was very good on the weekend" External link

smh Monday, May 23, 2016 6:38:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "We'll see how he goes on Wednesday before we make any decisions," "We're not going to take too many risks with him but it just comes down to what the doctor sees, in conjunction with Teddy" External link

smh Monday, May 23, 2016 6:38:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "His main priority when he comes into the team is to put enormous pressure on at ground level and in the air - he's good at spoiling the ball and getting it to ground level," External link

smh Monday, May 23, 2016 6:38:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said ( about Tom Mitchell ) : "I think it probably would be. It's not just about possessions that Tom gets but the work and dedication to the task that he was able to deliver on a class player," External link

smh Friday, May 20, 2016 6:25:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "You never get to a point where you're going to crack it open against Hawthorn, or very rarely," External link

smh Friday, May 20, 2016 6:25:00 PM EAT



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Tom Harley said ( about John Longmire ) : “Clearly there’s a management element with all of our players but this was a contact, unpreventable type of injury,” “He’s done a power of work, as [Swans coach] John [Longmire] said on Monday, and he’s fully preparing to play” External link

watoday Saturday, May 8, 2021 3:53:00 AM EAT

Tom Harley said ( about John Longmire ) : “Clearly there’s a management element with all of our players but this was a contact, unpreventable type of injury,” “He’s done a power of work, as [Swans coach] John [Longmire] said on Monday, and he’s fully preparing to play” External link

theage Friday, May 7, 2021 8:21:00 PM EAT

Tom Harley said ( about John Longmire ) : “Clearly there’s a management element with all of our players but this was a contact, unpreventable type of injury,” “He’s done a power of work, as [Swans coach] John [Longmire] said on Monday, and he’s fully preparing to play” External link

brisbanetimes Friday, May 7, 2021 5:39:00 PM EAT

Tom Harley said ( about John Longmire ) : “Clearly there’s a management element with all of our players but this was a contact, unpreventable type of injury,” “He’s done a power of work, as [Swans coach] John [Longmire] said on Monday, and he’s fully preparing to play” External link

smh Friday, May 7, 2021 4:41:00 PM EAT

Paul Roos said ( about John Longmire ) : "It was Sydney playing its typical style of footy under John Longmire, and probably the Giants playing the typical style of footy they've dished up time and time again, that people get frustrated with," External link

smh Friday, August 14, 2020 4:57:00 AM EAT

Tom Harley said ( about John Longmire ) : "John has been an unbelievable leader of our club for a long time now and we're just rapt that he's going to be continuing as senior coach," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, July 12, 2019 11:23:00 AM EAT

Tom Harley said ( about John Longmire ) : "He is so invested in this footy club and we're really fortunate to have a coach like John," External link

watoday Sunday, May 26, 2019 3:33:00 PM EAT

Tom Harley said ( about John Longmire ) : "He is so invested in this footy club and we're really fortunate to have a coach like John," External link

theage Sunday, May 26, 2019 2:07:00 PM EAT

Garry Rohan said ( about John Longmire ) : "They are hard-nosed pros and they have to do everything by the book and I was walking around thinking, 'Have I done everything right' instead of enjoying the time I was there," "I have got a great relationship with 'Horse' [Longmire] and always will and he just said, 'Mate, we understand. We're not going to hold a grudge if you want to go home'" External link

smh Saturday, April 27, 2019 3:51:00 PM EAT

Tim Watson told ( about John Longmire ) : “John Longmire talked about their midfield last night and I thought that’s where they got completely outplayed,” External link

dailytelegraph Friday, April 12, 2019 4:14:00 AM EAT

Tom Harley said ( about John Longmire ) : "John's existing agreement had been due to expire at the end of 2017, so it's terrific to finalise a new deal now to provide us with stability going forward," External link

smh Tuesday, July 12, 2016 2:31:00 AM EAT

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John Longmire said : “He’s pulled up really well, he’s good today moving around so that’s a good sign,” “Most of the boys are OK, they’re running around today and look quite good. We won’t be doing a lot training-wise but we’ll get in the right space. Chad Warner’s got a bit of a sore spot on his leg, so we’ll just have a look at that, but other than that everyone’s pretty good” External link

theherald-au Monday, June 7, 2021 9:12:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : “He’s played with some terrible knocks that no one probably knows about over the last couple of years,” External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, May 30, 2021 12:06:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : “It always makes you feel a bit better after you’ve kicked six,” External link

theage Tuesday, May 25, 2021 9:03:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : “His ability to come into the team feeling better physically, you get the results,” “We’re just hopeful he can stay like that. His energy and workrate is fantastic, he’s a class player - he just needs a good run at it physically” External link

theherald-au Sunday, May 16, 2021 9:45:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : “There’s a trim with a knife and there’s a cut with a chainsaw. I’m not sure we’ve got the mix just right,” External link

smh Monday, May 10, 2021 8:50:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : “It’s just a case of sometimes it gets jammed up a little bit and takes a bit longer to recover,” “There are times when he can feel it during a game and he pulls up OK and it takes him a day or two to recover. This took a bit longer, last week. It just meant that he had the week off, gives his hand another week to feel a bit better as well” External link

smh Monday, May 10, 2021 8:50:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : “They’re clearly the best side in it at the moment,” “They find a way at the right time, that’s what the difference was” External link

smh Sunday, May 9, 2021 4:25:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : “We’ve played two of the better teams in the competition the last two weeks, we’ve been around the mark,” External link

smh Sunday, May 9, 2021 4:25:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : “And they probably outscrambled us in the second quarter,” External link

smh Saturday, May 8, 2021 6:32:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : “And they probably outscrambled us in the second quarter,” External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, May 8, 2021 4:51:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : “His knee’s come on really well, his knee’s in really good shape now,” External link

theherald-au Monday, May 3, 2021 8:23:00 AM EAT

John Longmire told : "I'm not saying anything about umpires, I know that," External link

abc-au Sunday, May 2, 2021 4:54:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : “We were in a lot of trouble at quarter-time, there’s no question about that,” “You wouldn’t want to come back with that stats sheet every week and expect to win a lot of games of footy. But sometimes you can get over the line and find a way. They’re a very good, experienced team with only a couple out and they had a massive win last week, and they got off to a flyer. To be able to come back and claw your way back into the game showed great spirit, and a really good feeling amongst them” External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, May 1, 2021 7:18:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : “We were in a lot of trouble at quarter-time, there’s no question about that,” “You wouldn’t want to come back with that stats sheet every week and expect to win a lot of games of footy. But sometimes you can get over the line and find a way. They’re a very good, experienced team with only a couple out and they had a massive win last week, and they got off to a flyer. To be able to come back and claw your way back into the game showed great spirit, and a really good feeling amongst them” External link

theherald-au Saturday, May 1, 2021 5:54:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : “We were in a lot of trouble at quarter-time, there’s no question about that,” “You wouldn’t want to come back with that stats sheet every week and expect to win a lot of games of footy. But sometimes you can get over the line and find a way. They’re a very good, experienced team with only a couple out and they had a massive win last week, and they got off to a flyer. To be able to come back and claw your way back into the game showed great spirit, and a really good feeling amongst them” External link

theage Saturday, May 1, 2021 4:36:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "If you want to take that next step in your development as a team, you need to deal with injuries to key players," External link

abc-au Monday, April 19, 2021 9:59:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : “He reckons he’ll be two. We’ve said three to four. That probably gives you an idea of where the discussions go but we’ll see how it goes,” External link

watoday Monday, April 19, 2021 8:19:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : “It’s happened to really good players, too. It’s happening across the competition a little bit I guess. It’s that period where you’re four or five weeks in and you’ve got some good players sidelined,” “It gets back to that squad mentality to make sure that your players underneath are in good enough form” External link

watoday Monday, April 19, 2021 8:19:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : “He’ll come back in, he’s a good player,” “We thought he needed another run on the weekend [in the VFL] and he got through that pretty well. I understand he’s pulled up pretty good from that, so he’s an important player for us and puts some real pressure on the opposition. We’ll bring him back in” External link

watoday Monday, April 19, 2021 8:19:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : “We just didn’t get it done when it mattered at that last stoppage,” “It’s some good learning for a few of our younger fellas, and just a reminder for some of the experienced players, that we should have got sorted out” External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, April 17, 2021 3:53:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : “We just didn’t get it done when it mattered at that last stoppage,” “It’s some good learning for a few of our younger fellas, and just a reminder for some of the experienced players, that we should have got sorted out” External link

smh Saturday, April 17, 2021 2:06:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : “We didn’t take those chances in that first half, that second quarter in particular,” External link

brisbanetimes Friday, April 16, 2021 4:09:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : “He was quiet, we had a few” External link

brisbanetimes Friday, April 16, 2021 4:09:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : “It’s gone through stages as the clubs go through evolution stages as well. It’s been good for AFL football in this city,” “You probably don’t realise until you live in the city how competitive it is with other sports and to be able to have two competitive teams, that at different times have been top four, is a great thing. No matter what happens, it generates a lot of talk, and I think that’s a great thing” External link

watoday Wednesday, April 14, 2021 11:32:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : “It’s gone through stages as the clubs go through evolution stages as well. It’s been good for AFL football in this city,” “You probably don’t realise until you live in the city how competitive it is with other sports and to be able to have two competitive teams, that at different times have been top four, is a great thing. No matter what happens, it generates a lot of talk, and I think that’s a great thing” External link

theherald-au Wednesday, April 14, 2021 11:07:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : “We were rapt with the way we played on the weekend, just thought we had a really good balance in all aspects of the game, which was fantastic to see against a great team,” External link

watoday Tuesday, April 6, 2021 8:20:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : “We were rapt with the way we played on the weekend, just thought we had a really good balance in all aspects of the game, which was fantastic to see against a great team,” External link

theherald-au Tuesday, April 6, 2021 7:20:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : “We let 31 shots in from the opposition so we have a bit of work we need to do,” “We take on a really good team next week. They test you in all your areas ... they’re a very good team” External link

watoday Sunday, March 28, 2021 11:37:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : “We let 31 shots in from the opposition so we have a bit of work we need to do,” “We take on a really good team next week. They test you in all your areas ... they’re a very good team” External link

theherald-au Sunday, March 28, 2021 9:11:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : “He pulled up fine, so we expect him to play this week,” External link

smh Monday, March 22, 2021 6:24:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : “We’re confident that he’s done a fair bit of work but there’s nothing like playing,” External link

smh Monday, March 22, 2021 6:24:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : “We’re absolutely thrilled to get back here,” “It was great to get in front of a crowd again on the weekend up in Brisbane and great to get back here at the SCG on a Saturday afternoon and play on our home deck. It’s something our players have been looking forward to for quite a while, to get out there and hopefully play in front of a big crowd” External link

smh Monday, March 22, 2021 6:24:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : “It’s very much day-by-day,” External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, March 21, 2021 6:56:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "We've stripped him back to doing some strengthening work during the hub," External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, September 19, 2020 11:38:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "It certainly didn't help, it's been on record we applied for that through the AFL," External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, September 19, 2020 11:38:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "His last game, he missed a stack of footy and kicked four," External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, September 19, 2020 11:38:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "Joey's [Kennedy] missed six weeks, even the best take a couple of weeks to get going again," "He was good tonight. They were disappointed our midfield group last week. A couple of strong leaders in Parker and Kennedy led the right way and the young fellas jumped on board with that" External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, September 3, 2020 1:54:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "We've been around the country and had a good look around ... the challenge of that provides opportunities and that's very much [the case] with a young group," External link

watoday Monday, August 31, 2020 2:25:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "We've been around the country and had a good look around ... the challenge of that provides opportunities and that's very much [the case] with a young group," External link

smh Monday, August 31, 2020 9:49:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "We've been around the country and had a good look around ... the challenge of that provides opportunities and that's very much [the case] with a young group," External link

theage Monday, August 31, 2020 9:12:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "We are confident that he will get back. If you saw him train before Christmas, he was absolutely flying, as probably as good as I have seen him train whilst he has been in Sydney," External link

watoday Tuesday, August 25, 2020 1:48:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "The reality is, once he comes into the team he has a big presence. You can't deny that. We have to make sure we get him strong to train well and get him back to playing some strong, good, AFL footy. Whether that happens, that (his role up forward) will take care of itself usually by then," External link

watoday Tuesday, August 25, 2020 1:48:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "We are confident that he will get back. If you saw him train before Christmas, he was absolutely flying, as probably as good as I have seen him train whilst he has been in Sydney," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, August 24, 2020 5:28:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "The reality is, once he comes into the team he has a big presence. You can't deny that. We have to make sure we get him strong to train well and get him back to playing some strong, good, AFL footy. Whether that happens, that (his role up forward) will take care of itself usually by then," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, August 24, 2020 5:28:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "It wasn't good enough. At that point of time he probably was [frustrated], but he shouldn't do it," "I just said to him you shouldn't have done it" External link

theage Saturday, August 22, 2020 6:42:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "It'd be fair to say it was the opposite to what we hoped," External link

theage Saturday, August 22, 2020 6:42:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "It's everything, it's a piece of every line," External link

theage Saturday, August 22, 2020 6:42:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "It's unusual we have more inside 50s and are unable to put the score on the board," "It's a bit of connection with our forwards, our kicking going forward of centre and our ability to win our 50/50s when it was in our front half, particularly in the air, was disappointing" External link

theage Saturday, August 22, 2020 6:42:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "It's obviously sinking in and he's very quiet, as you'd imagine, and no doubt reflective," External link

qt Tuesday, August 18, 2020 11:12:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "Obviously I’m assuming that’s everyone that’s had a breach that’s in their soft cap ... when it’s reduced [by] almost a third anyway, every dollar counts. That’s clearly disappointing," External link

theage Tuesday, August 18, 2020 5:28:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "The ones that people pay to see every week throughout the history of AFL football - there’s been many, many star players over the years that have walked in at 18 or 19 and had some challenges in the early days," External link

theage Tuesday, August 18, 2020 5:28:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : “I believe he was in All-Australian form this year,” External link

aap-au Tuesday, August 18, 2020 4:51:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "There's not much you can do about it. It is what it is," External link

smh Tuesday, August 11, 2020 11:29:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "There's not much you can do about it. It is what it is," External link

theage Tuesday, August 11, 2020 10:55:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "The challenge is when you're looking at the team, who replaces him down back?" External link

theage Wednesday, August 5, 2020 11:09:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "I think that's the reality of playing younger players, but there's also got to be a standard that we keep driving," External link

smh Sunday, August 2, 2020 11:42:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : “Anything is possible in this environment,” External link

aap-au Wednesday, July 29, 2020 6:06:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "He's still building. He's running and kicking, doing some of those smaller drills in small numbers but not in the team phase just yet," "But once again, we'll make sure he's had a number of weeks of training under his belt, team training under his belt, before we get to that stage [of playing]" External link

watoday Tuesday, July 28, 2020 11:52:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "I said what I said after the game, that's still my opinion," External link

watoday Tuesday, July 28, 2020 11:52:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "He hasn't been ruled out, so that's the main thing," "We're hopeful he'll be able to [play] but we're not sure. We'll be guided by medical advice, how he pulls up, and we'll have to wait and see" External link

watoday Tuesday, July 28, 2020 11:52:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "He's still building. He's running and kicking, doing some of those smaller drills in small numbers but not in the team phase just yet," "But once again, we'll make sure he's had a number of weeks of training under his belt, team training under his belt, before we get to that stage [of playing]" External link

smh Tuesday, July 28, 2020 10:48:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "I said what I said after the game, that's still my opinion," External link

smh Tuesday, July 28, 2020 10:48:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "He hasn't been ruled out, so that's the main thing," "We're hopeful he'll be able to [play] but we're not sure. We'll be guided by medical advice, how he pulls up, and we'll have to wait and see" External link

smh Tuesday, July 28, 2020 10:48:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "I don't talk about opposition players at clubs," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, July 27, 2020 12:24:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "He’s missed a fair bit of footy. And through this time, people have to understand it’s difficult to train," External link

watoday Sunday, July 26, 2020 7:05:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "His experience and leadership qualities up there have been good - he just wants to compete and win," "He’s just got that personality. We encourage that - if you've got that natural instinct to compete and that energy, it does rub off on players. But I don’t think it’s just his job - it’s everyone's job and we have to make sure we all carry that load as well" External link

watoday Sunday, July 26, 2020 7:05:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "He’s missed a fair bit of footy. And through this time, people have to understand it’s difficult to train," External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, July 25, 2020 2:28:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "His experience and leadership qualities up there have been good - he just wants to compete and win," "He’s just got that personality. We encourage that - if you've got that natural instinct to compete and that energy, it does rub off on players. But I don’t think it’s just his job - it’s everyone's job and we have to make sure we all carry that load as well" External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, July 25, 2020 2:28:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "Um. I don't talk about opposition players at clubs," "I'm not here to comment on that and I don't think I will be commenting on opposition players" External link

theage Saturday, July 25, 2020 1:34:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "I don't know. But he played really well," "He's tough. He's just a good player. He competes hard, and kept going. He was terrific, he and Parkesy [Luke Parker] led really well" External link

theage Saturday, July 25, 2020 1:34:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "This is an opportunity for us to keep seeing how our young players come through. On the weekend we only had two players over 150 games, and I think there were seven players 20 years or younger in our team," External link

smh Tuesday, July 21, 2020 4:59:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said ( about Sam Reid ) : "Tommy coming back in was useful, he missed three games and hadn't done a lot of training so it was good to get him back in the team and Aliir was a target up there and kicked a couple of goals as well," "Sam Reid got through today. Hopefully he'll be available as well" External link

watoday Sunday, July 19, 2020 8:16:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said ( about Damien Hardwick ) : "The comments after the game from Damien were completely unnecessary and unwarranted. They just weren't correct," External link

watoday Tuesday, July 14, 2020 4:32:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said ( about Isaac Heeney ) : "I had coffee with [Isaac] this morning and he was hoping on the bright side but he was looking at his ankle, it was pretty big and swollen, and I think he was fingers crossed, but knowing there could be significant damage - and there was," External link

watoday Tuesday, July 14, 2020 4:32:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said ( about Damien Hardwick ) : "The comments after the game from Damien were completely unnecessary and unwarranted. They just weren't correct," External link

smh Monday, July 13, 2020 10:31:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said ( about Isaac Heeney ) : "I had coffee with [Isaac] this morning and he was hoping on the bright side but he was looking at his ankle, it was pretty big and swollen, and I think he was fingers crossed, but knowing there could be significant damage - and there was," External link

smh Monday, July 13, 2020 10:31:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said ( about Damien Hardwick ) : "The comments after the game from Damien were completely unnecessary and unwarranted. They just weren't correct," External link

smh Monday, July 13, 2020 8:03:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said ( about Isaac Heeney ) : "I had coffee with [Isaac] this morning and he was hoping on the bright side but he was looking at his ankle, it was pretty big and swollen, and I think he was fingers crossed, but knowing there could be significant damage - and there was," External link

smh Monday, July 13, 2020 8:03:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said ( about Josh Kennedy ) : "Josh has done a medial so he will miss a number of weeks - it was pretty bad," External link

theage Sunday, July 12, 2020 12:30:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "He [Aliir] just hasn't been playing very well. He hasn't been playing to the standard he likes to," "He did some work yesterday in Sydney. I thought Foxy was alright. Not easy. He was giving away 20 kilos to him and significant height difference" External link

theage Sunday, July 12, 2020 12:30:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "Clearly, offensively you like to be better but what you see off the ball there's a lot of work. Richmond's defenders are very experienced," External link

theage Sunday, July 12, 2020 12:30:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "We kept our six defenders, they had an extra up at the ball. Our six defenders played behind the ball. We didn't have seven defenders," "We didn't go with them, which is what they often want up around the footy. We held our structure and needed to punch through a bit quicker when we got opportunities as well" External link

theage Sunday, July 12, 2020 12:30:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "There's those extra challenges for the players outside the team - how do they keep in form if there's no games to play, and the numbers get less and less?" "I think we've got to be aware, all clubs in the industry, to try and help each other out in that regard. We're trying to be creative ... whilst we compete on the field, we should be doing as much as we can to help each other off the field" External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, July 7, 2020 7:35:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "They have some big bodies, some of our younger bodies got a lesson on a big, mature and hardened side today," External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, July 4, 2020 10:34:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said ( about Josh Kennedy ) : "I feel very lucky to have coached Josh," External link

smh Wednesday, June 24, 2020 5:15:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "Traditionally all of our preparations are out the window ... [but] you've got to go in with a really open mind to all of this," External link

smh Tuesday, June 23, 2020 12:10:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "Obviously, for the family, it's in the back of their minds but he was OK after the game, he was OK the next day. He feels pretty good today," "He's in good spirits, and we'll see how he is for next week ... it's hard to say. At this stage we [expect him to be fit], but we'll wait and see. We'll be guided by medical advice. It's a bit, once again, wasting our time to speculate" External link

smh Tuesday, June 23, 2020 12:10:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "It's not something we didn't anticipate," External link

theage Tuesday, June 9, 2020 7:07:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "Winning tonight for NSW was tremendous and one of my biggest thrills in football," External link

theage Thursday, May 21, 2020 5:36:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "It's a step towards normality, but we're still not there," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, May 18, 2020 5:22:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "Conditioning-wise, he's fine. It's just a matter of what the next build-up looks like. We've only got three weeks to get these guys in shape before they play," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, May 18, 2020 5:22:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "He's very important, not only for us, but for the competition to have back in playing," External link

theage Monday, May 11, 2020 7:40:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "It's something that everyone in the industry is aware of, making sure your staff and players are supported in some way, shape or form," External link

watoday Sunday, April 12, 2020 6:13:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "It's something that everyone in the industry is aware of, making sure your staff and players are supported in some way, shape or form," External link

theage Sunday, April 12, 2020 4:48:00 AM EAT

John Longmire told : "We're open to anything. I know the NRL is talking about something similar up here, going into hubs and being open to having multiple games over short periods of time," External link

watoday Tuesday, April 7, 2020 2:45:00 AM EAT

John Longmire told : "We're open to anything. I know the NRL is talking about something similar up here, going into hubs and being open to having multiple games over short periods of time," External link

smh Monday, April 6, 2020 11:10:00 AM EAT

John Longmire told : “We’re open to anything. I know the NRL is talking about something similar up here, going into hubs and being open to having multiple games over short periods of time,” External link

aap-au Monday, April 6, 2020 9:29:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "We've implemented some strategies where we're in small groups, not large groups, as much as we can, even though we understand that we have a game to prepare for," External link

theage Monday, March 16, 2020 8:46:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "It was always a long shot that he was going to be right," "He needs a couple of weeks of training, we need to get some more training under his belt" External link

theage Monday, March 16, 2020 8:46:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : “We’ve got nine on the bench and we want to give all the players an opportunity to play,” External link

aap-au Thursday, February 27, 2020 10:21:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "People are going through some really tough times and I think everybody has been thinking about ways that they can help," External link

bordermail Wednesday, February 26, 2020 8:34:00 PM EAT

John Longmire told : “He is getting some strength back into his legs. It’ll just depend on his progression,” External link

aap-au Thursday, February 20, 2020 4:49:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : “He’s still got a really important role to play for us,” External link

aap-au Thursday, February 20, 2020 4:49:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "I've spoken to our senior players about what it was like to play AFLX. Even though that wasn't as big as what this is, it was certainly an experience they enjoyed," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, February 19, 2020 1:15:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "I've spoken to our senior players about what it was like to play AFLX. Even though that wasn't as big as what this is, it was certainly an experience they enjoyed," External link

theage Wednesday, February 19, 2020 12:03:00 AM EAT

John Longmire told : “I’ve spoken to our senior players about what it was like to play AFLX. Even though that wasn’t as big as what this is, it was certainly an experience they enjoyed,” External link

aap-au Tuesday, February 18, 2020 9:30:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "We think we've got a pretty diverse forward line and we've been seeing that over the last three or four weeks with our smalls in particular," "We're looking forward to seeing how they evolve" External link

watoday Wednesday, February 12, 2020 3:13:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "He had the [same] procedure on the other knee a couple of years ago and that pulled up really well. So we're confident he knows what that's about," External link

watoday Wednesday, February 12, 2020 3:13:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "I don't think there's many people across the country who haven't been touched or know somebody that has been touched by the bushfires in some way, shape or form," "I'm no different to anyone else, so I'm thrilled to play some small part in being able to help" External link

theage Friday, January 10, 2020 12:32:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "We decided to have an operation [to] get it done now, and that gives him the opportunity to play the majority of the season. That's what we're looking forward to," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, January 10, 2020 5:41:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "We decided to have an operation [to] get it done now, and that gives him the opportunity to play the majority of the season. That's what we're looking forward to," External link

theage Friday, January 10, 2020 5:04:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "My focus is on the here and now, the players we've got, other people can look after that," External link

theage Thursday, November 7, 2019 2:49:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said ( about Tom Papley ) : "We made it clear to Tom and his management that we didn't want to trade him and he's a valuable player for us and so that's the starting point," External link

theage Thursday, November 7, 2019 2:49:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "I'm excited to get back to the region for this year's O&amp;M grand final," External link

bordermail Tuesday, September 3, 2019 8:36:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "I feel really fortunate to have created some great memories with those blokes and I feel forever grateful," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, August 19, 2019 9:15:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said ( about Kieren Jack ) : "Kieren Jack’s story as a trailblazer for the code in this state cannot be underestimated. It would be reasonable to say that Kieren’s journey has done as much for the code’s development over the past 14 years as any person," External link

theage Monday, August 19, 2019 4:29:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : “Young players learn to play a certain style, you want to learn the game, you want to do all sorts of things, but sometimes you’ve just got to be hard,” External link

theage Saturday, August 17, 2019 4:59:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : “He’s got elite running ability and at that size, we can see him really developing into an elite running midfielder and he’ll be hard to match up on,” External link

theage Saturday, August 17, 2019 4:59:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : “We’ve been really happy with Ollie, he’s played nearly every game since he’s come to the footy club,” External link

theage Saturday, August 17, 2019 4:59:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said ( about Lance Franklin ) : “I don’t know, to be honest. I’m not playing tricks or anything like that. He [Franklin] has been training for a couple of weeks now, and training really well, he’s been flat out and trained with a lot of enthusiasm and we’ve got two more training sessions to go,” External link

theage Saturday, August 17, 2019 4:59:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : “He hasn’t been doing the training so once again we’ll see how he goes,” “He’s been jogging but he needs to step it up a fair bit this week” External link

theage Saturday, August 17, 2019 4:59:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "From the moment Nick arrived at the Sydney Swans, we knew we had a special person," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, August 14, 2019 4:50:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "From the moment Nick arrived at the Sydney Swans, we knew we had a special person," External link

theage Wednesday, August 14, 2019 3:54:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "The milestone is significant for him and to be able to do it is great, but when you've had a couple of hamstrings, he's only played nine games this year, it's making sure he's physically right," "If that's next week, it's next week. If it's not next week, it's not. He's been out there training and recovering quite well ... (but we can't) just throw him in with a week's training under his belt, or a week and a half. We want to make sure he's right and that will require another couple of weeks of training" External link

smh Monday, August 12, 2019 10:06:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "Every situation's different. If you generalise the concept then you lose sight of every situation, which is what any decision in football is about. " External link

smh Monday, August 12, 2019 10:06:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "There's no shying away from it - he played a really good game, but it would have been good if he kicked one of those two goals," "He gave us a chance to win, and that's what good players do" External link

watoday Saturday, August 3, 2019 11:25:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "They've got a very good midfield, we know that," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, August 1, 2019 12:01:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "We found out last night that it was probably a little bit worse than what we'd hoped," External link

theage Monday, July 29, 2019 9:26:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "You have to deal with the cards you've got in front of you," "Regardless of who's in and who's out, we have a standard to maintain and we're looking forward to achieving that" External link

theage Monday, July 29, 2019 9:26:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "It’s been an issue for us this year. We don’t have a runner and we’d like to be able to help our players. It’s not necessarily about ruining the game," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, July 24, 2019 12:42:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : “He’s still a little bit sore in his hamstring, so he definitely won’t be playing this week and he still might be unlikely for next week as well,” External link

aap-au Monday, July 22, 2019 1:38:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "He's been able to run, but is not into our training sessions yet and that's the most important part," External link

theage Monday, July 22, 2019 10:24:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "He knows football really well, Macca, so we'll sit down over the next week or so and work out where to from here," External link

theage Monday, July 15, 2019 7:36:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "We've just got to make sure we get some training into him and we need to make sure we get a bit more work into him before we put him out there and expose him at training, let alone games," "We're mindful of that because it's a re-do of his injury earlier in the year. We're not going to push him back at the risk of another injury" External link

theage Monday, July 15, 2019 7:36:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "He's got some great traits, he's a massive competitor, we just think he will be a good player," External link

theage Friday, July 12, 2019 1:12:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "I'm not going to go into other clubs other than to say I would only have left if the club had been keen to take on a new direction," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, July 12, 2019 11:23:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "I sat down with the club and worked through the detail – what did next year look like? What does beyond that look like? It's a healthy, normal process to go through," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, July 12, 2019 11:23:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "We wouldn't rule it in or out," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, July 12, 2019 11:23:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "I'm not going to go into other clubs other than to say I would only have left if the club had been keen to take on a new direction," External link

theage Friday, July 12, 2019 10:58:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "We're the youngest team for the round this weekend, and we think we've got some positive signs with some players coming through there that are building the foundations of a reasonably strong team," External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, July 6, 2019 12:12:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "We're flat and disappointed we lose, we hate that," External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, July 6, 2019 12:12:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "Our first priority is not to play Aliir in the ruck every week, we want to be able to have him down back," "The good thing is when he goes in there he can give the ground-level clearances, he gives you another midfielder at ground level" External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, July 6, 2019 12:12:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "I've had contracts for 18 years almost. I'm not sure there's been too many at any football club that's been at the one club for 18 years. And my level of commitment speaks for itself, I'd suggest," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, July 3, 2019 9:58:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said ( about Chris Scott ) : "I think if you’re in the top two, you're absolutely entitled to a home final," "We played the first time at the MCG this week ... and it’s a wonderful venue but we’re clear on what we believe similar to what Chris just stated, it’s a national competition and it would be be great to take the biggest game in the land around the place" External link

theage Tuesday, July 2, 2019 5:14:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said ( about Sydney Swans ) : "It's such a whirlwind, he went from Melbourne to Adelaide and then halfway through the season packed up to Sydney ... straight into an AFL club, full-time environment and going again. It's a big change," "We think he's got really good potential. Whether it's this week or not, we're not sure. But you do have to start at some point" External link

brisbanetimes Monday, July 1, 2019 11:07:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "If you ask any player, they always think they're ready. I think I'm still ready to play AFL football today. You've got to be mindful of that. We've looked at all his vision, we'll see how he's training, and make a decision from there" External link

brisbanetimes Monday, July 1, 2019 11:07:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said ( about Sydney Swans ) : "It's such a whirlwind, he went from Melbourne to Adelaide and then halfway through the season packed up to Sydney ... straight into an AFL club, full-time environment and going again. It's a big change," "We think he's got really good potential. Whether it's this week or not, we're not sure. But you do have to start at some point" External link

theage Monday, July 1, 2019 9:18:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "If you ask any player, they always think they're ready. I think I'm still ready to play AFL football today. You've got to be mindful of that. We've looked at all his vision, we'll see how he's training, and make a decision from there" External link

theage Monday, July 1, 2019 9:18:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said ( about Sydney Swans ) : "It's such a whirlwind, he went from Melbourne to Adelaide and then halfway through the season packed up to Sydney ... straight into an AFL club, full-time environment and going again. It's a big change," "We think he's got really good potential. Whether it's this week or not, we're not sure. But you do have to start at some point" External link

smh Monday, July 1, 2019 8:52:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "If you ask any player, they always think they're ready. I think I'm still ready to play AFL football today. You've got to be mindful of that. We've looked at all his vision, we'll see how he's training, and make a decision from there" External link

smh Monday, July 1, 2019 8:52:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "That's why we loaded up on ruckmen in the pre-season draft and mid-season draft because you can't have enough of them," External link

theage Sunday, June 30, 2019 8:47:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said ( about Callum Sinclair ) : "He gives you some real spring around the ball, gets after it at ground level, picks up a lot of possessions and runs hard," "You have your centre half-back as your number one ruckman tonight, our centre half-forward as second ruck, we're mindful what that looks like going forward. We'll have to make decisions if Sinclair's out" External link

theage Sunday, June 30, 2019 8:47:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "From the tactical side of it, some people will push back with a really strong argument that it's actually good for players and the game but I think the other side of it, managing your player load, is an issue," "It's certainly something to be considered" External link

theage Friday, June 28, 2019 10:11:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "He's played mostly forward, he'll continue to play mostly forward but we're really confident he can play on the wing for us - that tall marking wingman with a big tank who can go forward and back and use the ball really well," "We've been really pleased with his development in that way" External link

theage Monday, June 24, 2019 3:33:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "He had no pre-season which has hurt him. Generally, it's an old saying when you have a good pre-season you have a good season," External link

smh Saturday, June 22, 2019 9:02:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "We couldn't get anyone off ... when there's a long time in play before a goal's kicked you can't actually get (a player) off now," "It's a hamstring. It'll be what it is. We'll have to get a scan and get it looked at but it's obviously going to be a few weeks. We just have to wait and see how this rehab is and get him back going again" External link

watoday Saturday, June 22, 2019 2:14:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "We couldn't get anyone off ... when there's a long time in play before a goal's kicked you can't actually get (a player) off now," "It's a hamstring. It'll be what it is. We'll have to get a scan and get it looked at but it's obviously going to be a few weeks. We just have to wait and see how this rehab is and get him back going again" External link

brisbanetimes Friday, June 21, 2019 4:48:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "I'm not commenting on that job because as I've said a couple of weeks ago, I've got a job here and that's what I'm focused on" External link

smh Monday, June 17, 2019 9:54:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "We've had some great clashes with them over the years," External link

smh Monday, June 17, 2019 9:54:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "There's some blokes who'll struggle to walk to their car tonight," External link

smh Sunday, June 9, 2019 1:29:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "Don't get too distracted by the couple of things over the last few weeks," External link

theage Monday, June 3, 2019 10:13:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "We moved the ball for a fair bit of the game quite well. We shifted the ball movement, we went in with a plan and the execution was pretty good," "Inside 50 conversion was going at 50 per cent, it's not bad. We just couldn't kick accurately. You kick eight goals 15, it doesn't look as good" External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, June 2, 2019 9:02:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said ( about Patrick Dangerfield ) : "It's not often you come down to Geelong and have more scoring shots, and a fair bit went right for a fair bit of the game," "They kicked four goals from centre bounce clearances. There were 11 goals all up from the stoppages. [Patrick] Dangerfield's first eight or 10 minutes in the third was pretty special, and we couldn't stop him" External link

smh Saturday, June 1, 2019 2:25:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said ( about Sydney Swans ) : "I haven’t been offered any job because I’ve got a job here at the moment with the Sydney Swans and I’m contracted, that’s what I’m doing," External link

theage Monday, May 27, 2019 7:38:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "Sometimes you lose a game, (but) you don't go backwards," "We gave it a fair bit tonight. It wasn't good enough in the end but jeez, I reckon we had a go" External link

brisbanetimes Friday, May 24, 2019 5:21:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "You want to get your back six in order. That's one of the real keys of what we've looked at over the years and we've been really fortunate that we've just had a number of blokes who we've just grabbed their magnet and put up there," "He's been the one we've been doing that with the opposition [forwards] for as long as I can remember" External link

watoday Wednesday, May 22, 2019 1:17:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "You want to get your back six in order. That's one of the real keys of what we've looked at over the years and we've been really fortunate that we've just had a number of blokes who we've just grabbed their magnet and put up there," "He's been the one we've been doing that with the opposition [forwards] for as long as I can remember" External link

smh Wednesday, May 22, 2019 12:01:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said ( about Heath Grundy ) : "Heath has been an unbelievable servant of our club for a long time, and there's no doubt he will be missed," External link

theage Wednesday, May 22, 2019 9:58:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "He loves to get out there and compete anyway, let alone a big occasion this week," External link

theage Monday, May 20, 2019 10:39:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "Fortunately it's not a bad one – it could have been a lot worse," External link

theage Monday, May 20, 2019 10:39:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "There's no question that it's a period we'll get tested and it starts this week," External link

theage Monday, May 20, 2019 10:39:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "It was just a fantastic effort," External link

theage Sunday, May 19, 2019 10:17:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "We spent a bit of time talking about it, umming and ahhing about it, but we just didn't take the risk," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, May 15, 2019 9:44:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "We just have to make sure we follow our really detailed plan and have him ready to go when he's right to play, whether that's this week or next week," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, May 15, 2019 9:44:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "We spent a bit of time talking about it, umming and ahhing about it, but we just didn't take the risk," External link

smh Wednesday, May 15, 2019 8:54:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "We just have to make sure we follow our really detailed plan and have him ready to go when he's right to play, whether that's this week or next week," External link

smh Wednesday, May 15, 2019 8:54:00 AM EAT

John Longmire told : "It was a pretty poor choice of words - he knows," External link

abc-au Tuesday, May 14, 2019 11:55:00 AM EAT

John Longmire told : "It was a pretty poor choice of words - he knows," External link

smh Monday, May 13, 2019 1:55:00 PM EAT

John Longmire told : "It was a pretty poor choice of words - he knows," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, May 13, 2019 1:18:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "He's got a couple of sore spots," External link

abc-au Saturday, May 11, 2019 8:56:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "They feel it as much as anyone when you're not winning," "They led from the front. All three were super" External link

abc-au Saturday, May 11, 2019 8:56:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "He's got a couple of sore spots," External link

abc-au Saturday, May 11, 2019 2:50:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "They feel it as much as anyone when you're not winning," "They led from the front. All three were super" External link

abc-au Saturday, May 11, 2019 2:50:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said ( about Sydney Swans ) : "In my time coaching the Sydney Swans, we've faced plenty of challenges," External link

abc-au Friday, May 10, 2019 5:18:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said ( about Garry Rohan ) : “Gary went through a really tough time last year, a really tough time,” External link

aap-au Monday, May 6, 2019 1:45:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "We can't say yes or no as yet, but obviously we're going to give him every chance," "He did some running today, did some running on Saturday in Brisbane. We'll see how he is on Wednesday" External link

smh Monday, May 6, 2019 10:19:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "It's sort of on repeat at the moment," "We got beaten around the ball again, particularly on their repeats, we couldn't exit it so you have a high inside 50 count against" External link

theage Sunday, May 5, 2019 11:16:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "It looks like a bad one. He's been one of our most consistent players, if not our most consistent player so far this year," "It's unfortunate to lose him, he's been terrific for us. We'll see the scans during the week but it's not good at the moment" External link

theage Sunday, May 5, 2019 11:16:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "That effort to go back in front of a big bloke coming out was absolutely huge, saved us a goal," "That's the sort of standard that's required over a consistent four-quarter performance. To do that and get up, and still kick a goal afterwards was really gutsy" External link

theage Sunday, May 5, 2019 11:16:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "He just keeps having a go, Paps," "That effort ... was just huge, absolutely huge and it saved us a goal. That's the sort of standard that's required over a consistent four-quarter performance" External link

watoday Sunday, May 5, 2019 5:47:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "It looks like a bad one, unfortunately," "He's been one of our most consistent players, if not our most consistent player so far this year" External link

watoday Sunday, May 5, 2019 5:47:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : “You can’t click your fingers and just go, ‘This is going to be it’,” “It’s something we’ve been working on all year. We still haven’t improved to the level that we need to and we’ve got to get it right” External link

dailytelegraph Sunday, May 5, 2019 5:32:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : “Unfortunately it looks like a bad one,” External link

theage Saturday, May 4, 2019 3:51:00 PM EAT

John Longmire says : "Any coach who can do it for a stretch, you look at method, how and why they've done it," "They've changed and evolved and tweaked things. That's also a common theme for a nine-year coach" External link

watoday Friday, May 3, 2019 2:56:00 PM EAT

John Longmire says : "How you go about it changes according to the strengths of your players," "Whilst we keep evolving every year and make changes, if you look at the best teams they still compete hard, win ground and contested ball - basic things are important" External link

watoday Friday, May 3, 2019 2:56:00 PM EAT

John Longmire says : "Any coach who can do it for a stretch, you look at method, how and why they've done it," "They've changed and evolved and tweaked things. That's also a common theme for a nine-year coach" External link

brisbanetimes Friday, May 3, 2019 12:01:00 PM EAT

John Longmire says : "How you go about it changes according to the strengths of your players," "Whilst we keep evolving every year and make changes, if you look at the best teams they still compete hard, win ground and contested ball - basic things are important" External link

brisbanetimes Friday, May 3, 2019 12:01:00 PM EAT

John Longmire says : "Any coach who can do it for a stretch, you look at method, how and why they've done it," "They've changed and evolved and tweaked things. That's also a common theme for a nine-year coach" External link

theage Friday, May 3, 2019 11:15:00 AM EAT

John Longmire says : "How you go about it changes according to the strengths of your players," "Whilst we keep evolving every year and make changes, if you look at the best teams they still compete hard, win ground and contested ball - basic things are important" External link

theage Friday, May 3, 2019 11:15:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "They're a good group, a really good group," "They won't be always consistent but they're learning the craft and we’re trying to fast-track that as quick as we can to be as competitive as soon as we can" External link

watoday Tuesday, April 30, 2019 3:38:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "We'll look at that when we need to, that's certainly not on the horizon at the moment," External link

watoday Tuesday, April 30, 2019 3:38:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "We've identified we could do with some more experience in the front half," External link

watoday Tuesday, April 30, 2019 3:38:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "They're a good group, a really good group," "They won't be always consistent but they're learning the craft and we’re trying to fast-track that as quick as we can to be as competitive as soon as we can" External link

smh Tuesday, April 30, 2019 11:15:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "We'll look at that when we need to, that's certainly not on the horizon at the moment," External link

smh Tuesday, April 30, 2019 11:15:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "We've identified we could do with some more experience in the front half," External link

smh Tuesday, April 30, 2019 11:15:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "He's a possibility to come back into the team this week, so we'll assess that on Thursday,'" External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, April 30, 2019 5:20:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : “I've got to evolve too,” External link

theage Sunday, April 28, 2019 6:04:00 AM EAT

John Longmire admitted : "We don't expect them back any time soon," External link

dailyadvertiser Thursday, April 25, 2019 12:55:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said ( about Will Hayward ) : "Hayward trained today and trained really well, looked really good. He's pushing his case hard, that'll just be a medical decision," "I love his enthusiasm. He's actually looking to get himself a helmet fitted at the moment" External link

dailyadvertiser Thursday, April 25, 2019 12:55:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "We'd like to be able to have a consistent group down there ... making sure that we don't change it too much," External link

dailyadvertiser Thursday, April 25, 2019 12:55:00 AM EAT

John Longmire admitted : "We don't expect them back any time soon," External link

bordermail Wednesday, April 24, 2019 7:06:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said ( about Will Hayward ) : "Hayward trained today and trained really well, looked really good. He's pushing his case hard, that'll just be a medical decision," "I love his enthusiasm. He's actually looking to get himself a helmet fitted at the moment" External link

bordermail Wednesday, April 24, 2019 7:06:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "We'd like to be able to have a consistent group down there ... making sure that we don't change it too much," External link

bordermail Wednesday, April 24, 2019 7:06:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "McVeigh, Grundy and Smith are still a number of weeks away," "They're not training yet. We don't expect them back any time soon" External link

smh Wednesday, April 24, 2019 8:50:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "That's something we'll look at with selection and make sure we don't change it too much - even though we understand players will be coming in and out of that," "Most teams are built from the back six and establishing a defence is really important and being able to play with one another every week is really important" External link

smh Wednesday, April 24, 2019 8:50:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "We put him into the reserves the last couple of weeks and he's been good, that's part of your development as well, it's not always onwards and upwards," "Sometimes you plateau a little bit and you gain confidence and come back into the team. We're confident he can still have a really strong season for us in the key defensive post" External link

smh Wednesday, April 24, 2019 8:50:00 AM EAT

John Longmire admitted : "We don't expect them back any time soon," External link

illawarramercury Wednesday, April 24, 2019 8:09:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said ( about Will Hayward ) : "Hayward trained today and trained really well, looked really good. He's pushing his case hard, that'll just be a medical decision," "I love his enthusiasm. He's actually looking to get himself a helmet fitted at the moment" External link

illawarramercury Wednesday, April 24, 2019 8:09:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "We'd like to be able to have a consistent group down there ... making sure that we don't change it too much," External link

illawarramercury Wednesday, April 24, 2019 8:09:00 AM EAT

John Longmire admitted : "We don't expect them back any time soon," External link

maitlandmercury Wednesday, April 24, 2019 6:34:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said ( about Will Hayward ) : "Hayward trained today and trained really well, looked really good. He's pushing his case hard, that'll just be a medical decision," "I love his enthusiasm. He's actually looking to get himself a helmet fitted at the moment" External link

maitlandmercury Wednesday, April 24, 2019 6:34:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "We'd like to be able to have a consistent group down there ... making sure that we don't change it too much," External link

maitlandmercury Wednesday, April 24, 2019 6:34:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "Someone wanted a headline. I don't think anyone took it seriously did they," "That's all it does, create articles and discussions. The serious football journos wouldn't have fallen for that. I'm sure the guys in this room will be on top of that" External link

theage Sunday, April 21, 2019 5:24:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said ( about Will Hayward ) : "We need to execute better going forward in that front third and we need other blokes to stand up and kick goals," "Will Hayward's not in there, he's been an important young player for us. We need others to stand up. A bit of that is execution in that front third, sometimes we had a contest in there that needs to be better" External link

theage Sunday, April 21, 2019 5:24:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "Their pressure was outstanding. They had 20 more tackles than us. They had 22 tackles inside their forward 50," External link

theage Sunday, April 21, 2019 5:24:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "They were fantastic - down on personnel, playing away, got their trademark pressure game right up and going," "That stood out, they were just hunting and running in packs and getting after the opposition which is what good teams do. They certainly got after it and played a strong, aggressive brand of footy" External link

brisbanetimes Monday, April 15, 2019 9:51:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "They were fantastic - down on personnel, playing away, got their trademark pressure game right up and going," "That stood out, they were just hunting and running in packs and getting after the opposition which is what good teams do. They certainly got after it and played a strong, aggressive brand of footy" External link

theage Monday, April 15, 2019 9:11:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said ( about Nick Smith ) : “He’s still got some issues with his hamstring, so we’re unsure about that at the moment, we don’t have a return date for Nick,” “It’s a different looking back six but that’s part of the evolution of the footy club” External link

dailytelegraph Friday, April 12, 2019 4:14:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "You play them where you need them at the time - inside, half-back, wing - depending on the player availability, what the team looks like and balance," External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, April 9, 2019 10:21:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "It's not a bad thing either," External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, April 9, 2019 10:21:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "You play them where you need them at the time - inside, half-back, wing - depending on the player availability, what the team looks like and balance," External link

theage Tuesday, April 9, 2019 9:47:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "It's not a bad thing either," External link

theage Tuesday, April 9, 2019 9:47:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "We'd support a drop-in wicket if that was part of the discussion - it's certainly very important to discuss it, it's a 12-month-a-year venue and if that's part of the discussion going forward we'll obviously support it," External link

smh Monday, April 8, 2019 11:47:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said ( about Will Hayward ) : "Will's obviously an important goalkicker and has been since he came into the team," External link

theage Monday, April 8, 2019 7:56:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "I was probably unsure in the pre-season at this point in time how many training sessions he'd be able to do, how he'd pull up into a five-day break but he's in pretty good nick," External link

theage Monday, April 8, 2019 7:56:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said ( about Lance Franklin ) : "When the team gets challenged, he's able to lift," "But it's not just about Lance, it's about making sure there's more players jumping on board when that happens" External link

smh Monday, April 1, 2019 8:51:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "They've played significant roles, the young players in our team, for quite a while now for the last couple of years," "We'd like to be able to have that consistency keep improving. That's not always an upwards curve. We understand that, but we'd like more of an even contribution across our 22 than what we've been getting" External link

smh Monday, April 1, 2019 8:51:00 AM EAT

John Longmire told : "There was a couple there that we were a bit unsure of and it's about where they are and where they are that you would like to cash on and make the most of those opportunities to get a bit of momentum," External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, March 30, 2019 11:10:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "Colin just made a mistake with that. That is what happened and it cost us a goal. That is the rule, You have to play by them and adapt to them," External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, March 30, 2019 11:10:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "We've been in the position where we've lost a couple of games at the start of the year before, and we've been able to work our way thought it," "Our leaders in particular have been able to maintain the faith and get themselves going, so we're confident that will happen" External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, March 30, 2019 11:10:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "They won't be on upward trajectory all the time. There will be some times they have to dip, it's not always onwards and upwards, sometimes it plateaus or you go backwards a little bit," External link

smh Saturday, March 30, 2019 9:25:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said ( about Josh Kennedy ) : "He just competes so hard, that bloke. Kennedy was the same in the midfield group," "He was able to look free with his kicking, hasn't been like that since he had the operation at the end of last year. It was as freely as he has moved and kicked" External link

smh Saturday, March 30, 2019 9:25:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "We mucked that, Col made a mistake," External link

smh Saturday, March 30, 2019 9:25:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "We we didn't get that right either because they doubled us in the free-kick count," "The ones that were there should be paid for both sides" External link

smh Saturday, March 30, 2019 9:25:00 AM EAT

John Longmire told : "A slight setback with his groin but not too significant - he actually feels really good today," External link

theage Monday, March 25, 2019 6:54:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "We got well beaten in midfield," External link

theage Monday, March 25, 2019 6:54:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "We've used him in there a little bit at times – not often – and he's done a pretty good job. He gave us some real contest around the centre bounce but also some real spring and run and carry," External link

theage Sunday, March 10, 2019 10:33:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "We've still got some things to work on but it was good to get some quality minutes in," External link

theage Sunday, March 10, 2019 10:33:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "It's very early days, we'll let it settle – it usually takes six to eight weeks into the season before you actually see a really good trendline," External link

smh Friday, March 8, 2019 9:52:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "That's something to be mindful of attacking and defending, that you can get some real penetration – you can be on centre wing if you play on and kick it long," External link

smh Friday, March 8, 2019 9:52:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "We got off to a really average start last week," External link

watoday Thursday, March 7, 2019 1:27:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "We got off to a really average start last week," External link

theage Thursday, March 7, 2019 10:52:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said ( about Adam Goodes ) : “A couple of things that stood out to me about Adam, apart from his ability, was how mentally strong he was, particularly his ability to play with injury – he was just so incredibly tough to be able to go out there to train and play on a consistent basis,” External link

watoday Thursday, March 7, 2019 1:59:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said ( about Adam Goodes ) : “A couple of things that stood out to me about Adam, apart from his ability, was how mentally strong he was, particularly his ability to play with injury – he was just so incredibly tough to be able to go out there to train and play on a consistent basis,” External link

smh Wednesday, March 6, 2019 3:22:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said ( about Adam Goodes ) : “A couple of things that stood out to me about Adam, apart from his ability, was how mentally strong he was, particularly his ability to play with injury – he was just so incredibly tough to be able to go out there to train and play on a consistent basis,” External link

theage Wednesday, March 6, 2019 2:27:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "To get those guys back in the swing of things and have them ready and available for the early pre-season games is important," External link

smh Thursday, February 28, 2019 10:55:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "Sometimes when you're out on the ground to get used to not using him is actually a good thing as well, bring others into the game and not be so predictable," External link

smh Thursday, February 28, 2019 10:55:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "Once I heard about it I felt obliged to come down and raise some money for the family," External link

abc-au Saturday, December 22, 2018 7:15:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "The aim is to progress him more again next week, so far he's been in pretty good nic, but he's not doing the whole program just yet," External link

smh Monday, December 4, 2017 6:52:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "He's had some real challenges in his life and to be able to get to this point playing 300 games is a fantastic and well-deserved achievement," External link

smh Wednesday, September 13, 2017 12:55:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "We were hoping Kurt would get through 80 minutes but there was a little bit of hope to it," External link

smh Sunday, September 10, 2017 11:32:00 AM EAT

John Longmire added : "He got through the game really well," "He's been training now for a number of weeks and has pulled up really well, and we expect him to really compete hard against what's a good ruck set-up with [Tom] Bellchambers" External link

smh Thursday, September 7, 2017 1:30:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "I think Tom had a chat to Josh, you are quite entitled to do that," External link

smh Saturday, August 19, 2017 9:03:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "We go to Adelaide and play on a ground that is a real challenge against a team that's the best in the competition at the moment, and we look forward to that," "It won't be easy, they're a great team and they deserve to be where they are at the moment" External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, August 13, 2017 11:53:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said ( about Josh Kennedy ) : "Obviously, a player we would have liked to have come back into the side is Josh Kennedy but he just didn't quite get up," External link

smh Thursday, August 10, 2017 1:00:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "If you look at Lakeside [Tramway Oval] versus the MCG, you've got the tram coming down there, it gets a high level of traffic, the Waratahs train out here," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, March 9, 2017 4:53:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "If you look at Lakeside [Tramway Oval] versus the MCG, you've got the tram coming down there, it gets a high level of traffic, the Waratahs train out here," External link

smh Thursday, March 9, 2017 1:38:00 PM EAT

John Longmire told : "He should be on an AFL list somewhere," External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, February 7, 2017 9:14:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "We're just really lucky to have him," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, October 6, 2016 4:59:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "We're just really lucky to have him," External link

smh Thursday, October 6, 2016 3:29:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said ( about Ben McGlynn ) : "Despite his relatively short stature, Ben had a big influence on the team both on and off the field," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, October 6, 2016 1:49:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "We came up against a very, very good team," External link

smh Saturday, October 1, 2016 2:05:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "They all hurt. There's none worse than the other. They all hurt," "We sit here today with extreme disappointment and not only internally but also for our supporters. We're extremely disappointed with that. That's taking nothing away from the Doggies, they were outstanding" External link

smh Saturday, October 1, 2016 2:05:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "I don't know. We've got to get through tonight before we worry about that," External link

smh Saturday, October 1, 2016 2:05:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "I'm not quite sure yet. We'll work that out as the weeks progress" External link

smh Saturday, October 1, 2016 2:05:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "We thought our best team could still be competitive, but how competitive we'd be, we were unsure about that," External link

abc-au Saturday, October 1, 2016 12:24:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "I don't subscribe to that. Once the ball's bounced, it's who executes best for longest" External link

smh Friday, September 30, 2016 11:52:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "He's fine, he's right to go and he's trained ... absolutely flat out a couple of times this week," "He's done more than what's expected of him and he feels really good" External link

smh Friday, September 30, 2016 8:30:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said ( about Lance Franklin ) : "It changes all the time, as opposition defences change, forward lines change as well. There are a number of players who run through the midfield," "It just depends on the state of the game and what we think needs to happen at a certain period of time or what Lance thinks where he needs to go. We have a bit of flexibility with that" External link

smh Friday, September 30, 2016 6:50:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "I think its good that in our last two games, we've tried to execute the way we want to play and we've done that early," External link

abc-au Friday, September 30, 2016 6:10:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said ( about Sydney Swans ) : "There's no team [that] ever thought that and no team ever will, and certainly not the Sydney Swans," External link

abc-au Monday, September 26, 2016 12:50:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "It's not as bad as it could have been, after the game we were a bit concerned," "From that perspective it's good but he's got a bit to do this week. We'll see how the week pans out" External link

smh Monday, September 26, 2016 12:43:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "He's been training, he's fit, it just depends on what we need," External link

smh Monday, September 26, 2016 12:43:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said ( about Sydney Swans ) : "There's no team [that] ever thought that and no team ever will and certainly not the Sydney Swans," External link

smh Monday, September 26, 2016 11:53:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said ( about Sydney Swans ) : "He was recruited because we knew we were going through a transition phase, as far as some older players going out the door, some stars of the past and some younger players coming through and we thought he could help us be competitive," "He's certainly helped us be competitive. He was really keen to come to Sydney, that's the reasons why" External link

smh Monday, September 26, 2016 11:53:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said ( about Sydney Swans ) : "There's no team [that] ever thought that and no team ever will and certainly not the Sydney Swans," External link

smh Monday, September 26, 2016 4:06:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "He knows his football, he loves footy, he watches a lot of it and he knows footy really well," "A lot of players, talented players in particular that may not be the case always but he's one of those blokes who's got talent, he works extremely hard both sides of the ball. We saw his chases and tackle pressure on the weekend was extreme" External link

smh Monday, September 26, 2016 4:06:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said ( about Sydney Swans ) : "There's no team [that] ever thought that and no team ever will and certainly not the Sydney Swans," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, September 26, 2016 3:59:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "He knows his football, he loves footy, he watches a lot of it and he knows footy really well," "A lot of players, talented players in particular that may not be the case always but he's one of those blokes who's got talent, he works extremely hard both sides of the ball. We saw his chases and tackle pressure on the weekend was extreme" External link

brisbanetimes Monday, September 26, 2016 3:59:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "It's a bit early to speculate," External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, September 25, 2016 6:40:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "He plays up the ground, and can turn around and hit targets ... I thought his pressure around the ball was also good," External link

smh Saturday, September 24, 2016 7:54:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "It's a bit early to speculate," External link

smh Saturday, September 24, 2016 7:54:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "He showed enormous strength to get up, get through that," External link

abc-au Saturday, September 24, 2016 5:21:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "It was enormous, our pressure at the ball (and) at the man with the ball," External link

abc-au Saturday, September 24, 2016 5:21:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "But you're only efficient if you build it on the back of your ferocity at the contest," External link

abc-au Saturday, September 24, 2016 5:21:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "He's got some real speed. His form over the last few weeks and reserves has been really solid," "He's playing and training intensity has been a really high standard. He gives us some real energy, gets across the ground really quickly and that's important at the MCG" External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, September 22, 2016 1:13:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "At this time of the year it's pretty basic footy in terms of what's required and what both teams will be striving to do and that's going really hard and provide enormous energy and intensity around the ball and play good strong two-way football," "We're both evenly matched pretty clearly in a lot of the stats and Geelong have had a fantastic year, and a great second half of the year. I'm sure it will be a great battle" External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, September 22, 2016 1:13:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "To lose two halfway through the second and to finish off with a six-goal last quarter was a real credit to the mental strength of the players," External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, September 17, 2016 5:33:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "They had the concussion test and both passed it," "Josh's second half was pretty good, we have to go back and see how Kurt's is. I haven't spoken to either of them or the doctor yet, I'm assuming they're ok" External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, September 10, 2016 1:13:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "They out-tackled us, the tackles we did lay weren't effective enough, they were able to run," External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, September 10, 2016 1:13:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "They had the concussion test and both passed it," "Josh's second half was pretty good, we have to go back and see how Kurt's is. I haven't spoken to either of them or the doctor yet, I'm assuming they're ok" External link

smh Saturday, September 10, 2016 1:05:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "They out-tackled us, the tackles we did lay weren't effective enough, they were able to run," External link

smh Saturday, September 10, 2016 1:05:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said ( about Shane Mumford ) : "His (Mumford's) presence around the contest is enormous, he's a very good contested mark," "He's a smart footballer, a really smart player" External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, September 6, 2016 6:42:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "He's had a super year and we're looking forward to hopefully a big week or two ahead of him," External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, September 6, 2016 6:42:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "They've got seven or eight hardened AFL players that have been playing a long time at several AFL clubs," "Their younger players coming through have been playing a lot of footy, really hardened players as well and play a good brand of footy. Once the ball bounces any of those talks fall out the window straight away" External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, August 30, 2016 3:47:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "We knew that the Giants were coming [at] a hundred miles an hour," External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, August 30, 2016 3:47:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "He was touch and go if he was right to play but because he couldn't train it was a risk of doing it if we played him on the weekend and that was too big a risk to take," External link

smh Thursday, August 25, 2016 11:49:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "He was playing some pretty good footy in the senior team before he got injured," External link

smh Thursday, August 25, 2016 11:49:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said ( about North ) : "North played pretty well and sometimes you've just got to find a way to win, and we were able to do that," External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, August 20, 2016 10:56:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "It was certainly relevant to have the operation when he did; it's allowed him to get back now, rather than waiting until next year," External link

smh Thursday, August 18, 2016 8:14:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "He's done enough ruck work at training over the past couple of weeks to be able to play there if required," "Obviously we know the game is going to be another step up, but he just has to play a role. Like all our players, he doesn't have to come out and dominate, it's just about playing a role for the team that helps us be competitive" External link

smh Thursday, August 18, 2016 8:14:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "We really value our transition and our ability to defend strongly - it's still a key platform for us and will continue to be a focus," External link

smh Thursday, August 18, 2016 8:14:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "We were confident our younger players could come in and play important roles for us, to-date they've been able to do it," "The season's still got a number of weeks to play out and we need to keep doing it. The important thing is they haven't just come in and played games to tick the box, they've been able to contribute and play a strong brand of footy and helped us to be really competitive. That's an absolute key" External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, August 17, 2016 10:25:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "He actually played up the ground in the third quarter," External link

smh Sunday, August 14, 2016 10:04:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "It worked pretty well tonight and it will need to work well next week," External link

smh Sunday, August 14, 2016 10:04:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "It's probably the brashness of youth at times," External link

smh Sunday, August 14, 2016 10:04:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "He actually played up the ground in the third quarter," External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, August 14, 2016 9:58:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "It worked pretty well tonight and it will need to work well next week," External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, August 14, 2016 9:58:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "It's probably the brashness of youth at times," External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, August 14, 2016 9:58:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "It's something we'd like to have most weeks ... a really good, even spread of goalkickers," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, August 4, 2016 11:21:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "It's not unusual for a young player to dip a little bit. He's been able to freshen up a little bit and get back to some really good form," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, August 4, 2016 11:21:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "He's really changed the rucking role, particularly for Port Adelaide and across the competition. He's such a combative beast in the ruck, he's fantastic at ground level, it's a real challenge for our boys to be able to match that," "We need to reduce his influence" External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, August 4, 2016 11:21:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "It's something we'd like to have most weeks ... a really good, even spread of goalkickers," External link

smh Thursday, August 4, 2016 10:41:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "It's not unusual for a young player to dip a little bit. He's been able to freshen up a little bit and get back to some really good form," External link

smh Thursday, August 4, 2016 10:41:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "He's really changed the rucking role, particularly for Port Adelaide and across the competition. He's such a combative beast in the ruck, he's fantastic at ground level, it's a real challenge for our boys to be able to match that," "We need to reduce his influence" External link

smh Thursday, August 4, 2016 10:41:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "We were always confident going into the season, despite losing a fair bit of experience at the end of last season, that we had enough depth, particularly from our younger group going through," External link

smh Sunday, July 31, 2016 2:36:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "He was outstanding. He's played some really good games for this footy club, but it would have to be up there with them," "To be able to go forward and kick goals is a bit of icing on the cake" External link

smh Sunday, July 31, 2016 2:36:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "We were always confident going into the season, despite losing a fair bit of experience at the end of last season, that we had enough depth, particularly from our younger group going through," External link

smh Sunday, July 31, 2016 2:20:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "He was outstanding. He's played some really good games for this footy club, but it would have to be up there with them," "To be able to go forward and kick goals is a bit of icing on the cake" External link

smh Sunday, July 31, 2016 2:20:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "He's a fantastic fellow, I know what he's like as a coach," External link

smh Friday, July 29, 2016 5:22:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said ( about Ross Lyons ) : "When you come up against a Ross Lyon coached team you know what you are going to get," External link

smh Friday, July 29, 2016 5:22:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said ( about Xavier Richard ) : "Xavier hasn't played a lot of footy as a forward but he's done everything he can in the reserves as a forward for the last six or seven weeks and he had an opportunity today and he did some really good things," External link

smh Saturday, July 23, 2016 11:51:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said ( about Xavier Richard ) : "Xavier hasn't played a lot of footy as a forward but he's done everything he can in the reserves as a forward for the last six or seven weeks and he had an opportunity today and he did some really good things," External link

smh Saturday, July 23, 2016 10:54:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "It was [a feeling] of disappointment as far as putting yourself in that situation," "Michael was injured, coming back from an injury, getting ready to play again in a couple of weeks and so it's difficult he put himself in that situation but in the end I've got to move past that disappointment really quickly and focus on Carlton this week" External link

smh Tuesday, July 19, 2016 10:32:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "He's got people from the football club who have spoken to him a number of times whether it's through welfare or other services," "We've had a number of people speak to Michael and his family, particularly in the last 24, 48 hours and that'll continue and we'll make sure that that support will continue for Michael" External link

smh Tuesday, July 19, 2016 10:32:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "My job now is to get the preparations in place for this week's game against Carlton," "People make mistakes and to be able to put yourself in that position like that is disappointing but in the end as a football club we need to focus on Carlton" External link

smh Tuesday, July 19, 2016 10:32:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "We've obviously made the decision to stand Michael down for this week and we need to reassess that as time goes on. We're only a couple of days out from it… those discussions and decisions will happen at some time down the track" External link

smh Tuesday, July 19, 2016 10:32:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "We would rather have won them, we need to get it right," "We're confident we will. What we are confident in is that we've talked about it and we've looked at it. It's always important to finish as high as you possibly can. I don't think we're far away but it's about getting everything right all the time and if you fall short for a fraction, you put yourself at risk of losing and that's what happened on the weekend" External link

smh Tuesday, July 19, 2016 10:32:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "If he kicks too many goals there's too much of a reliance, if he doesn't kick a goal it's not enough, so we need to get that balance right," "If you're talking about just goals, he didn't kick a goal but he contributed to quite a few. He was up the ground a bit and he was able to contribute to our scores at different times" External link

smh Tuesday, July 19, 2016 10:32:00 AM EAT

John Longmire told : "Absolute, there's no question, he hasn't played a game all year. It is getting to the pointy end," External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, July 17, 2016 10:19:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "He played well yesterday. He had plenty of the ball, at half time it was twenty-odd possessions," "We looked at his GPS and his running numbers were really good. He was clean and did something with the ball every time he got it. It was good to see him have a good run around" External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, July 17, 2016 10:19:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "Obviously we were undisciplined because I don't think I've seen a differential like that for quite a while," "I'll have to go back and we'll have to get better at our discipline clearly, because that's a big differential" External link

brisbanetimes Friday, July 15, 2016 7:38:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "Obviously we were undisciplined because I don't think I've seen a differential like that for quite a while," "I'll have to go back and we'll have to get better at our discipline clearly, because that's a big differential" External link

smh Friday, July 15, 2016 7:08:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "I don't know, ask the umpires, I really don't know to be honest," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, July 15, 2016 2:11:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "Obviously we were undisciplined because the free-kick count was 3-13 at three-quarter-time," "I don't think I've seen a differential like that for quite a while. We'll have to get better at our discipline, clearly, because that's a big differential" External link

brisbanetimes Friday, July 15, 2016 2:11:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "There's plenty to achieve, we're all chasing Hawthorn," External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, July 12, 2016 8:39:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "We'll continue to look at the team to see how we can get better. Our reserves played on the weekend and a number of our players came through that with some really good form. We'll look at the session today and make the decisions after training but we think we've still got some players that come in," External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, July 12, 2016 8:39:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "There's plenty to achieve, we're all chasing Hawthorn," External link

smh Tuesday, July 12, 2016 8:36:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "We'll continue to look at the team to see how we can get better. Our reserves played on the weekend and a number of our players came through that with some really good form. We'll look at the session today and make the decisions after training but we think we've still got some players that come in," External link

smh Tuesday, July 12, 2016 8:36:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "I can be talking to a player about football the whole time and not work out why he's not getting my message but it's got nothing to do with football," External link

smh Monday, July 11, 2016 1:04:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "Who cares who it is … as long as they talk to someone, it can be anybody in your organisation," External link

smh Monday, July 11, 2016 1:04:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "I can be talking to a player about football the whole time and not work out why he's not getting my message but it's got nothing to do with football," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, July 11, 2016 12:18:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "Who cares who it is … as long as they talk to someone, it can be anybody in your organisation," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, July 11, 2016 12:18:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said ( about Kieren Jack ) : "Kieren went through a tough week," External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, July 9, 2016 6:11:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "From the first bounce I thought we played a really good, strong brand of footy," External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, July 9, 2016 6:11:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said ( about Kurt Tippett ) : "We were hoping by now that Sam Reid would be back but he's not and with Kurt (Tippett) out as well we thought we needed another tall, particularly down here on a longer ground," External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, July 9, 2016 6:11:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said ( about Kieren Jack ) : "Kieren went through a tough week," External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, July 9, 2016 5:25:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "From the first bounce I thought we played a really good, strong brand of footy," External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, July 9, 2016 5:25:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said ( about Kurt Tippett ) : "We were hoping by now that Sam Reid would be back but he's not and with Kurt (Tippett) out as well we thought we needed another tall, particularly down here on a longer ground," External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, July 9, 2016 5:25:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "He's been unlucky going out of the team. He's had a great year in our reserves, he's really developed strongly and had a couple of tastes," "He's been able to persist. He was great last week when he went back, he had a fantastic attitude in the reserves, came back in and did a good job tonight" External link

smh Saturday, July 9, 2016 3:50:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "It's one game. I like to have a bit of flexibility. I'm not going to commit too much here, we'll see how we go," "It'll be depending on what we need each week" External link

smh Saturday, July 9, 2016 3:50:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "We were hoping by now Sam Reid would be back but he's not. With Kurt out as well, we thought we needed another tall, particularly down here on the longer ground," External link

smh Saturday, July 9, 2016 3:50:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "We had a really young group. It was terrific when you see that enthusiasm. It can go either way at times, you have to be careful you don't tip too far one way," "We had reasons for each of them, they were playing really well in our reserves and they came in and all contributed. It's a great experience for those blokes" External link

smh Saturday, July 9, 2016 3:50:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "I'm not on the nominating committee but we couldn't ask any more of Callum Mills as far as how he's played this year," "We might have to move him forward [to get a nomination], but he's been really good. To have a couple of young boys in the back six is really important" External link

smh Saturday, July 9, 2016 3:50:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "It's been a big workload for him," "We thought the bye might freshen him up a bit but he needs another week to recharge the batteries. He's only a second-year player so it's been a big workload for him to date" External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, July 7, 2016 12:44:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "Last week we could have had a more even contribution but once again we had plenty of scoring shots, hit the post four times and didn't kick accurately," "Over the general course of the year it's been OK" External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, July 7, 2016 12:44:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "The players will really look forward to playing with him once again," "He's been good in our reserves the last couple of weeks and deserves his chance, and it's great to get that experience back" External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, July 7, 2016 12:44:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "He's become a player who goes back to the reserves and plays at a really high level," "It's exciting to get him back into the senior team and give him another opportunity. We've been really keen to see how he goes and so far he's been good" External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, July 7, 2016 12:44:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "It's a pretty tough one," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, July 7, 2016 12:44:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said ( about Kieren Jack ) : "Kieren will be fine. We obviously support Kieren, Brandon and Charlotte, they've handled it very well this week and they'll be fine," "He's an experienced player. He plays his 200th game this week, that's fantastic. I remember coaching him in the reserves when he was a little back pocket player and there was a lot of questions marks on him as a young player coming through and he's been able to defy those critics and have a wonderful career to this point" External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, July 7, 2016 8:04:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said ( about Kieren Jack ) : "Kieren will be fine. We obviously support Kieren, Brandon and Charlotte, they've handled it very well this week and they'll be fine," "He's an experienced player. He plays his 200th game this week, that's fantastic. I remember coaching him in the reserves when he was a little back pocket player and there was a lot of questions marks on him as a young player coming through and he's been able to defy those critics and have a wonderful career to this point" External link

smh Thursday, July 7, 2016 5:33:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "Teddy Richards played last week so we will see how those sessions go this week before we make the decisions," "We would like to be in a position where we sit down and work out which way we go with that" External link

smh Tuesday, June 28, 2016 12:25:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "We look at the opposition every week and this week is no different. They're an exciting team. Their contested ball numbers are absolutely through the roof, they are almost double everyone else at this point of the season," "That will certainly come under consideration as far as what team we pick" External link

smh Tuesday, June 28, 2016 12:25:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "Teddy Richards played last week so we will see how those sessions go this week before we make the decisions," "We would like to be in a position where we sit down and work out which way we go with that" External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, June 28, 2016 11:49:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "We look at the opposition every week and this week is no different. They're an exciting team. Their contested ball numbers are absolutely through the roof, they are almost double everyone else at this point of the season," "That will certainly come under consideration as far as what team we pick" External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, June 28, 2016 11:49:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "There's a number of top-eight teams playing each other and they're always red-hot games no matter who you play," "There's no question it's a really good challenge ahead of us" External link

smh Sunday, June 26, 2016 9:48:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "They're really strong at the contest, excellent at out-numbering at the ball and they have a good mix of run as well," External link

smh Sunday, June 26, 2016 9:48:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "Now it's just a matter of getting that consistency at senior level that he was able to display at the back end of last year and the confidence he can have in his own game that he can really impact," "We've got a number of young blokes in the team who are playing key roles for us and still play a good level of footy. That's really good to see" External link

smh Sunday, June 26, 2016 9:48:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "There's a number of top-eight teams playing each other and they're always red-hot games no matter who you play," "There's no question it's a really good challenge ahead of us" External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, June 26, 2016 9:30:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "They're really strong at the contest, excellent at out-numbering at the ball and they have a good mix of run as well," External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, June 26, 2016 9:30:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "Now it's just a matter of getting that consistency at senior level that he was able to display at the back end of last year and the confidence he can have in his own game that he can really impact," "We've got a number of young blokes in the team who are playing key roles for us and still play a good level of footy. That's really good to see" External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, June 26, 2016 9:30:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "We're really happy with Callum Sinclair being able to ruck the entire second half [last week] unchanged, but to do that week in, week out is pretty tough," "Kurt has obviously had a fantastic season to date and he'll be missed, but we've got three ruckmen that have played senior football and there's no doubt those guys will play a big part going forward" External link

smh Wednesday, June 15, 2016 12:24:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "We're really happy with Callum Sinclair being able to ruck the entire second half [last week] unchanged, but to do that week in, week out is pretty tough," "Kurt has obviously had a fantastic season to date and he'll be missed, but we've got three ruckmen that have played senior football and there's no doubt those guys will play a big part going forward" External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, June 15, 2016 11:45:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "We haven't got him scanned yet so we won't know until tomorrow, but it's a hamstring behind the knee, I think it's going to be a significant one," External link

smh Sunday, June 12, 2016 3:22:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said ( about Garry Rohan ) : "Gary had a corky that bled down into his hamstring, we're hoping it will be OK but once again we don't know," External link

smh Sunday, June 12, 2016 3:22:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "The same was said about us at the start of the year when we lost 1000 games of experience and we were able to handle that pretty well," "We believe we've got some players that can come in who have been in good form for a while, they just need opportunities" External link

smh Sunday, June 12, 2016 3:22:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "He had scans last week and all that was clear," "He's feeling a lot better, he's still not absolutely 100 per cent right so we've just made the decision early to rule him out the next two weeks, make sure he recovers fully and then go about the preparation for playing" External link

smh Monday, May 30, 2016 12:36:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "He takes medical advice like we all do," "We just listen to what the doctors say and in the end that's all we can go by. The doctors are confident after seeing his scans that he's good, and that's what gives him confidence as well" External link

smh Monday, May 30, 2016 12:36:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "The only discussions I've had are he won't play this week or next week and then we'll begin the preparation to play," External link

smh Monday, May 30, 2016 12:36:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "Sam doesn't have to reinvent himself. Last year when we went to the finals he was playing key forward for us," "We expect that to happen again this year. That doesn't mean we're never going to use him back, if we need to we will. We know we're a better team with Sam Reid playing well in our front half. Whether that's this week or net week we're not quite sure, he got though nearly 90 minutes on the weekend and pulled up pretty well" External link

smh Monday, May 30, 2016 12:36:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "It's been good they've been able to fit into that part of the ground and do a good job for us," External link

smh Monday, May 30, 2016 12:36:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "He had a scan and the scan was all fine, it's just a matter of symptoms now when he recovers from that," "He's getting better every day, we're not sure what it looks like this week and it's a bit early to predict when he'll be available or not but the scans are all clear and it's put his mind at rest. Now it's a matter of seeing how he feels during the week" External link

smh Sunday, May 29, 2016 11:22:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "If a player has an issue," External link

smh Thursday, May 26, 2016 12:11:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "This is not something that's come to me in the past six months," "I'm mindful that psychological services are crucial and it should never come down to a choice between a football person and a psychologist" External link

smh Thursday, May 26, 2016 12:11:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "They've got some terrific options in that front half but primarily their marking targets and their good pressure players as well," "They're a very good team with a very good forward line and we have to restrict the times that it gets in there, to give our defenders the best possible chance" External link

smh Monday, May 23, 2016 6:38:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "He didn't play as well as he would have liked in the Richmond game but he's had a pretty good year," "You can look at games in isolation and make it a bit bigger than what it was but we thought he'd bounced back really well last week. He knows he's had a good year, he knows he's confident in himself and he was very good on the weekend" External link

smh Monday, May 23, 2016 6:38:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "We'll see how he goes on Wednesday before we make any decisions," "We're not going to take too many risks with him but it just comes down to what the doctor sees, in conjunction with Teddy" External link

smh Monday, May 23, 2016 6:38:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said : "His main priority when he comes into the team is to put enormous pressure on at ground level and in the air - he's good at spoiling the ball and getting it to ground level," External link

smh Monday, May 23, 2016 6:38:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said ( about Tom Mitchell ) : "I think it probably would be. It's not just about possessions that Tom gets but the work and dedication to the task that he was able to deliver on a class player," External link

smh Friday, May 20, 2016 6:25:00 PM EAT

John Longmire said : "You never get to a point where you're going to crack it open against Hawthorn, or very rarely," External link

smh Friday, May 20, 2016 6:25:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
coach97.61%EN12/04/201704/12/2017
current coach0.60%EN09/30/201630/09/2016
under coach1.19%EN09/25/201625/09/2016
footballer0.60%EN07/11/201611/07/2016
Names Lang Count
John LongmireEN100.00%


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Tom Harley said ( about John Longmire ) : “Clearly there’s a management element with all of our players but this was a contact, unpreventable type of injury,” “He’s done a power of work, as [Swans coach] John [Longmire] said on Monday, and he’s fully preparing to play” External link

watoday Saturday, May 8, 2021 3:53:00 AM EAT

Tom Harley said ( about John Longmire ) : “Clearly there’s a management element with all of our players but this was a contact, unpreventable type of injury,” “He’s done a power of work, as [Swans coach] John [Longmire] said on Monday, and he’s fully preparing to play” External link

theage Friday, May 7, 2021 8:21:00 PM EAT

Tom Harley said ( about John Longmire ) : “Clearly there’s a management element with all of our players but this was a contact, unpreventable type of injury,” “He’s done a power of work, as [Swans coach] John [Longmire] said on Monday, and he’s fully preparing to play” External link

brisbanetimes Friday, May 7, 2021 5:39:00 PM EAT

Tom Harley said ( about John Longmire ) : “Clearly there’s a management element with all of our players but this was a contact, unpreventable type of injury,” “He’s done a power of work, as [Swans coach] John [Longmire] said on Monday, and he’s fully preparing to play” External link

smh Friday, May 7, 2021 4:41:00 PM EAT

Paul Roos said ( about John Longmire ) : "It was Sydney playing its typical style of footy under John Longmire, and probably the Giants playing the typical style of footy they've dished up time and time again, that people get frustrated with," External link

smh Friday, August 14, 2020 4:57:00 AM EAT

Tom Harley said ( about John Longmire ) : "John has been an unbelievable leader of our club for a long time now and we're just rapt that he's going to be continuing as senior coach," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, July 12, 2019 11:23:00 AM EAT

Tom Harley said ( about John Longmire ) : "He is so invested in this footy club and we're really fortunate to have a coach like John," External link

watoday Sunday, May 26, 2019 3:33:00 PM EAT

Tom Harley said ( about John Longmire ) : "He is so invested in this footy club and we're really fortunate to have a coach like John," External link

theage Sunday, May 26, 2019 2:07:00 PM EAT

Garry Rohan said ( about John Longmire ) : "They are hard-nosed pros and they have to do everything by the book and I was walking around thinking, 'Have I done everything right' instead of enjoying the time I was there," "I have got a great relationship with 'Horse' [Longmire] and always will and he just said, 'Mate, we understand. We're not going to hold a grudge if you want to go home'" External link

smh Saturday, April 27, 2019 3:51:00 PM EAT

Tim Watson told ( about John Longmire ) : “John Longmire talked about their midfield last night and I thought that’s where they got completely outplayed,” External link

dailytelegraph Friday, April 12, 2019 4:14:00 AM EAT

Tom Harley said ( about John Longmire ) : "John's existing agreement had been due to expire at the end of 2017, so it's terrific to finalise a new deal now to provide us with stability going forward," External link

smh Tuesday, July 12, 2016 2:31:00 AM EAT