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Are on holiday but I hear from a contact that Hogan is loving the direction of the club.

Yeah, Vince is ours. Michie, Vince, Tyson, pick 9, will really help Viney, Jones, and a hopefully fresh Trengove. Pretty exciting really. A new game plan, confidence in the club's direction, Hoga

Funnily enough the thread is called Trade/Draft rumours, CK has heard something and passed it on as rumour,for that I thank him as it gives us all something to debate. Don't care who his sources are

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Can't give any results on the interviews but we spoke to Mitch Robinson last week and Shane savage this week. Both are unhappy at their current clubs and want to move. Personally I would be happy with them at the dees just as starters. Obviously not giving up too much but we have 2 second rounders (most likely) and a third. I'd like to get one for a fourth or swap of players.

Mitch, grunt once for "no" and twice for "yes".

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Jed Lamb is still out of contract at the Swans and may be one of those sacrificed to make cap space for Franklin. Hopefully GWS commit to taking Mumford with PSD Pick 1 and we claim Lamb with Pick 2.

Turns 21 in October. 181cm. 84kg. Made his debut this year and played 12 games and kicked 9 goals. Pick 21 in the 2010 draft. Plays the high half forward role Sylvia is most suited to.

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On the Bulldogs and GWS front, I've heard straight swap of Patton for Pick 4.

It's just a rumour at this point from a mate ( not sure how reliable).

If Patton was up for grabs there'd be a stampede and Pick 4 would not get it done. What would the Pies give up for Patton for instance?

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Jed Lamb is still out of contract at the Swans and may be one of those sacrificed to make cap space for Franklin. Hopefully GWS commit to taking Mumford with PSD Pick 1 and we claim Lamb with Pick 2.

Turns 21 in October. 181cm. 84kg. Made his debut this year and played 12 games and kicked 9 goals. Pick 21 in the 2010 draft. Plays the high half forward role Sylvia is most suited to.

Sacrificial Lamb?

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I think Mitch Robinson could be a good fit for us. He's very tough, but the thing I like most about him is he's a very tall midfielder. All our guys are short, stocky types. The inclusion of Robinson would give us a little more diversity.

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the footy journo (one of the unremarkable interchangable types who pop up on SEN - Update: Julian De Stoop) on SEN after 7 with BP said there is speculation Dayne Beams is unsettled at Collingwood. Conceivable given his fellow brat packers in Thomas and Shaw are being marched out the door in the name of cultural change.

Worth noting that Anna Krien's book Night Games does not exactly paint Beams in a positive light as a man or a friend.

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I think Mitch Robinson could be a good fit for us. He's very tough, but the thing I like most about him is he's a very tall midfielder. All our guys are short, stocky types. The inclusion of Robinson would give us a little more diversity.

He'd certainly lower the group IQ.

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the footy journo (one of the unremarkable interchangable types who pop up on SEN) on SEN after 7 with BP said there is speculation Dayne Beams is unsettled at Collingwood. Conceivable given his fellow brat packers in Thomas and Shaw are being marched out the door in the name of cultural change.

Worth noting that Anna Krien's book Night Games does not exactly paint Beams in a positive light as a man or a friend.

maybe the type to fly, northward for the next winter? a trade perhaps pie to giant or lion?

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Word is we have freed up 'ridiculous money' for a biggish name. Negotiations are reportedly going well and players are viewing us as viable now. Thank f...

Early evidence suggests otherwise, regarding players wanting to play for us

Hope you are right of course

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Am I only the only poster on Demonland who doesn't have a source or access to somebody in the know?

Good point, how do so many Demonland members have so many connections!

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