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Dom Barry steps away from AFL

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Jon Ralph reporting on twitter that he has quit the club and is heading back to central Australia! Wow..

Guess there is your pick 40 spot.

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Not yet, more to come soon!

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All the best to him.

He was starting to show a bit. But if his heart's not in it, I am happy to see we can still use pick 40 and give Evans a second chance to show Demonland what he has got.

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It Is disappointing that the indigenous players are becoming high risk selections at draft time.

Ralph quoted Dom as admitting not having turned up in good enough shape there fore doesnt want an AFL career enough. Sorry to see him go thought he showed real promise at times

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I am happy to see him go home if his heart is not in it.

Melbourne need players who want to play for the club and pick 40 will be free now in the draft.

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All the best Dom.

Sucks as a fair bit was invested in him, would be intersting to know how much is spent per player per annum by a footy club. Feels like a wasted opportunity even though Hogan was part of the deal.

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I am happy to see him go home if his heart is not in it.

Melbourne need players who want to play for the club and pick 40 will be free now in the draft.

Spot on Big Jim.

Got to say I did not see a lot there anyway no big loss IMO

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Well pick 40 is on the cards now .... to delist Evans as well and use pick 53 ??

Good luck to Dom all the same , Its very hard to leave such strong cultural ties and I am glad he has had the courage to acknowledge this now rather than after the final list lodgement is placed.

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If he is happy then that is all that matters - you don't need to play AFL. He told us now rather than during a season, and that is something.

It's not ideal but sometimes 18 year olds start a career they don't see a future in.

Sorry to harp on the point - but this would be less of chance to happen if the draft age was 20; he would have already spent time in a semi-professional environment while doing some study or working and he would be in a better position to know whether this career was for him.

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Why three threads?

Try checking if there is an existing thread before starting a new one.

I'm guessing all three thought they were the first

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All credit to him for at least doing it now and not leading us along into the season like a few others have

At least we can use 40 now

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