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This is the guy we should make a serious play for with our compo pick/2012 draft position clout.

22yo, out of contract and just beginning to hit his straps. Hard at it, quick and classy. Likes a goal.

HUN article reports that Geelong and the Bombers are circling as well. Would be a real coup of Neeld/Craig could land him. If we could effectively replace Scully with Dangerfield, that's a win in my book.

We need a ready made midfield gun now, not two more high draft picks we have to put years of development into.

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...and Trenners could give him a big welcoming tackle at our first practice match :-)

Go all out to get him, regardless of what other clubs offer. Just like we did for Mitch Clark - if the coach needs to go and sleep in some dodgy motel - just go and make a play for him. We need his p

Neeld Football ™ is a hard, accountable, no-frills brand that will stand up in finals. That's what it's about and we need the requisite group of players to carry out his instructions. No single pla


...and Trenners could give him a big welcoming tackle at our first practice match :-)

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I'd absolutely love to see Dangerfield in the red and the blue. He's just what we need.

It'd also be great to land a player like Dangerfield in circumstances where other so-called 'bigger' clubs are keen to get his signature. That, in itself, makes a strong statement.

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Give them our two priority picks, give him a million dollars a year and make him captain

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Clark last year, Dangerfield this year... yeah, I could live with that; as someone else mentioned in another thread, didn't he come back and kick 6 goals the week after the Trengove incident?

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Interesting he made the point about "keeping your players happy" - a point severely lost on many around here who bag our players on a weekly basis.

Sadly it would be difficult to see why he would want to come to us - unless the relationship with Craig is as strong as reported, but is that his big motivating factor.

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If Geelong are interested, they'd have a much better chance of getting him, depending on what they are willing to give up.

What I mean is, it would be his preferred destination, being a Geelong boy.

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I'd be all over him like a fat kid on a chip. In a totally professional way.

A ready made potential star, and a goal-kicking midfielder. YES PLEASE!!!

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http://www.heraldsun...f-1226345204658

This is the guy we should make a serious play for with our compo pick/2012 draft position clout.

22yo, out of contract and just beginning to hit his straps. Hard at it, quick and classy. Likes a goal.

HUN article reports that Geelong and the Bombers are circling as well. Would be a real coup of Neeld/Craig could land him. If we could effectively replace Scully with Dangerfield, that's a win in my book.

We need a ready made midfield gun now, not two more high draft picks we have to put years of development into.

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I wouldn't call Him a 'Gun' yet, but he's starting to mature.

Too many Jacks, time for a Patrick.

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As long as Craig doesn't have any influence as to where he plays on the park. ;) Why he insisted on having him collect dust in the forward line I'll never know. Tremendous outside player and would be an asset to any team. Showed last week his ability to dominate a game on his own terms. Would be wrapped to get him but I'd be surprised to see many players leave the Crows. They're a young team on the rise and seem a pretty tight group.

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Interesting he made the point about "keeping your players happy" - a point severely lost on many around here who bag our players on a weekly basis.

Sadly it would be difficult to see why he would want to come to us - unless the relationship with Craig is as strong as reported, but is that his big motivating factor.

Hmmn, Lets just

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As long as Craig doesn't have any influence as to where he plays on the park. ;) Why he insisted on having him collect dust in the forward line I'll never know. Tremendous outside player and would be an asset to any team. Showed last week his ability to dominate a game on his own terms. Would be wrapped to get him but I'd be surprised to see many players leave the Crows. They're a young team on the rise and seem a pretty tight group.

Maybe Endurance, he may have wanted him to learn the forwardplay whilst his body was building & endurance base was building. He is a burst player.

#Edit a little in the mold of Gary Rohan, burst player.

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Go all out to get him, regardless of what other clubs offer. Just like we did for Mitch Clark - if the coach needs to go and sleep in some dodgy motel - just go and make a play for him.

We need his pace.

We need his skill when at pace.

We need his hunger for the ball.

We need his exctiement factor.

A potential game breaker and match winner who is in the mould of Coliln Sylvia but not so flighty or inconsistent.

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Go all out to get him, regardless of what other clubs offer. Just like we did for Mitch Clark - if the coach needs to go and sleep in some dodgy motel - just go and make a play for him.

We need his pace.

We need his skill when at pace.

We need his hunger for the ball.

We need his exctiement factor.

A potential game breaker and match winner who is in the mould of Coliln Sylvia but not so flighty or inconsistent.

Sure WE need him - but the big question is - does HE need us?

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Kid will be to scared to even come to training with captain Trengove running around.

Kid would be scared to play at the MCG in-front of 20,000-30,000 old people most of them screaming & bagging your team mates - it would be like playing in a cemetery.

Then after the game you have to listen to these old "brighton" gits with no idea about football, no idea what footy is like today - Yeah a wake at the OAP bowls club.

Think we need a massive shift quickly.

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If Geelong are interested, they'd have a much better chance of getting him, depending on what they are willing to give up.

What I mean is, it would be his preferred destination, being a Geelong boy.

...not necessarily. I know a few people who are really happy to have got out of Geelong (though most still support the Cats).
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offer him $1m per season. He's an absolute gun. 22 years old. hard midfielder with elite pace and skill and can kick goals. We're not paying anyone else, why not use our free cash on a young gun. Also pay-back for Scott Thompson.

offer adelaid 2 priority picks.

Add Viney + Dangerfield to our midfield next year would make an instant impact.

This midfield actually resembles a decent looking midfield: Trengove, Viney, Dangerfield, Moloney, Sylvia, McKenzie, Magner, Jones and Gysberts.

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Kid would be scared to play at the MCG in-front of 20,000-30,000 old people most of them screaming & bagging your team mates - it would be like playing in a cemetery.

Then after the game you have to listen to these old "brighton" gits with no idea about football, no idea what footy is like today - Yeah a wake at the OAP bowls club.

Think we need a massive shift quickly.

WTF

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