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Im not sure it would be this black and white ( pardon the pun) . For a start we have two perhaps three high picks ( depending on Viney) this year well before the pies. He may be asked his impression on the picks we are leaning to as they wouldn't be around at collingwoods pick anyway. Or, if we were deciding between 2 or 3 players in a late pick, he may also be asked his opinion. I dont think there's too much untoward in any of that and it would be naive to think we wouldnt be interested in his thoughts.

Also, I may just add that this is the rod COLLINGWOOD created for itself by making him stay another year as assistant. We shouldnt have to be TOO careful in this situation. We need to be respectful...but not overly so.

Point well made "Wells" although the late picks may be a little more black and white as they will probably fall in Collingwoods area.

It also may get a bit iffy at the top end where trades and picks are involved.

I do agree that Collingwood created this situation, respectful on our part is probably a good call. We can't expect him to be our silent partner in the draft.

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I know what he was, that was my point, when first hired it was regarded as a 'good thing'...but also when he became recruiting manager it again was regarded as a good thing......I just love the coveting that goes on on this board....MFC are hopeless at this, that, the other, why can't we be like Geelong/Pies/Swans......as another poster said in another thread...why some continually stick with a basket case of a club that is so obviously the MFC at the moment, is beyond him (and me)........is there anything that everybody on this board is happy with that the Club has done?...doesn't seem to be....should rename this board Demoncarping or Envyland

.can't wait for the bagging in a couple of years time if Taylor decides to join us and one of his high picks 'fails'

Clearly when anyone is promoted it is hoped and expected they'll do well; and you wouldn't hire someone in the first place unless their football reputation was good. But it's also no guarantee they'll make good choices.

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Please dont panic, this guy is an absolute gun recruiter who's work ethic is second to none. Eddie Maguire wouldn't release him from his contract before this seasons draft because he knows what a very good recruiter he is. He will leave no stone unturned covering the land for the best footballers across all leagues. Great pick up for the Dees!

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Please dont panic, this guy is an absolute gun recruiter who's work ethic is second to none. Eddie Maguire wouldn't release him from his contract before this seasons draft because he knows what a very good recruiter he is. He will leave no stone unturned covering the land for the best footballers across all leagues. Great pick up for the Dees!

Comforting first post Robbie. Welcome to the forums..

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Please dont panic, this guy is an absolute gun recruiter who's work ethic is second to none. Eddie Maguire wouldn't release him from his contract before this seasons draft because he knows what a very good recruiter he is. He will leave no stone unturned covering the land for the best footballers across all leagues. Great pick up for the Dees!

Well he can't do much worse than our most recent (excluding Viney Snr) recruiting manager.

I take that back. He can't do any worse than our most recent recruiting manager.

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Contacted the Melbfc through their website regarding Jason's whereabouts and received the following reply:

"We are expecting an announcement in relation to our recruiting team shortly. Any news will be posted on our website www.melbournefc.com.au, so keep an eye on there for all up-to-date news."

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He departed Collingwood following the rookie draft and has officially joined Melbourne.

Terrific scalp for the Demons to get him on board.

I'm sure the Demons will get something up following the christmas holidays office closure.

Hi DeeBest. Thanks for the news.

What are your thoughts on our recruiting post Prendergast?

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He departed Collingwood following the rookie draft and has officially joined Melbourne.

Terrific scalp for the Demons to get him on board.

I'm sure the Demons will get something up following the christmas holidays office closure.

Thanks for the info DeeBest. A bit concerned about your favourite player Addam Maric!!!! You mean the ex-Richmond player???????

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He departed Collingwood following the rookie draft and has officially joined Melbourne.

Terrific scalp for the Demons to get him on board.

I'm sure the Demons will get something up following the christmas holidays office closure.

Thanks Deebest. Just briefly what would the Assistant Recruiting Manager's tasks be during the year. How does it change in the top role? I have always been interested as to what they do over a year when football is only played for part of it.

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