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Yep, Brett was slow like Sam Mitchell is slow. One of the best readers and users of the ball I've ever season. The people that matter have a very high opinion of Jake's future.

I was wondering if he was as slow as Freddy twinkle-toes Rockliff,,, could it be another tough inunder comes our way finally.

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Get him playing at Casey next year, preseason with us. He is big enough to play senior footy.

I like the idea of a development zones which AFL clubs would be responsible for, to teach the kids.

And at the end of the day, when the kids turn about 17,,, I'd like to see each club allowed to take Two kids from their zones Per Year as scholarship kids, to be tutored while they are still at school, & they could be run thru the VFL system when they are able to cope with this.

great for the regional zones & AFL development & it keeps more kids in their home states.

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I like the idea of a development zones which AFL clubs would be responsible for, to teach the kids.

And at the end of the day, when the kids turn about 17,,, I'd like to see each club allowed to take Two kids from their zones Per Year as scholarship kids, to be tutored while they are still at school, & they could be run thru the VFL system when they are able to cope with this.

great for the regional zones & AFL development & it keeps more kids in their home states.

works well if you end up with a good zone, e.g. Hawthorn. It took them from being mediocre to a powerhouse, all on the back of getting allocated a strong zone. MFC on the other hand...

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If he can kick a footy get him.

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Get him playing at Casey next year, preseason with us. He is big enough to play senior footy.

For and against.

For - if he has a really good season at Casey then he is cherry ripe for the following AFL season when we draft him to come in and make an impact

Against - whilst ripping it up at TAC level will elevate your draft ranking - it may not to the same extent as Lovett ripping it up at VFL level. Could mean we have to play a lot more for him in the F/S bidding. There is a case for what Spirit of Norm Smith said " shhh - send him to the outback for 2015".

I think I prefer the positive spin - give him experience at VFL level next may give him a jump for 2016 and if we have to pay more in terms of a pick - so be it.

( note- it didn't really affect the pick we had to give up for Viney but he didn't rip it up at VFL level)

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Someone mentioned Jake Lovett in the Lyon thread, so I thought id bump this up as he will be in this years draft as a potential Father Son for the MFC

Here is a recent write up on him from a guy at Bigfooty

http://www.bigfooty.com/forum/threads/power-rankings-for-the-2015-draft.1085573/

Jake Lovett (VicC -Mid -Mel F/S)
Weight: 80 kg
Height: 181 cm
D.O.B: 9/1/97
Style: Stephen Coniglio

Smooth moving midfielder should get Dees fans excited. This Dandenong Stingay averaged 18 disposals and 2.6 handball receives a game. The son of Brett Lovett should play a few games for Vic Country as a utility since there Vic Country lineup is stacked. Classy midfielder who could find himself leading the Stingray midfield for 2015. If he could add another element to his game then I could see him going in the 3rd round.

His stats from last season for Dandenong - http://www.foxsportspulse.com/team_info.cgi?action=PSTATS&pID=197829402&client=1-3020-111722-294694-20320265

Sounds like the type of player that could take a big leap forward in his final TAC cup season.

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