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Don't want Myers

Can't stay on the field

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Just plonk him in a pocket you think Roost? I wonder when Eddie Betts's contract is up? That would rub some serious salt in.

Yarran is finished

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Sorry to disagree I Love Yarran!

If info I have is correct then we are contemplating seriously!

Goood!

PACE

BALL WINNER

READS PLAY

BREAKS LINES

Yep, go for him!!

Dermot Brereton talked about Yarran during the week on SEN. Basically said he would be icing on the cake at a top club but doubted his value outside a top 4 club. He said the Dawks should throw the kitchen sink to get him running off half back for them. But in a lower club there would always be doubts he could produce as we have seen at the Blues at times.

Personally I would be happy for us to chase him but the price would have to be realistic for us, he may struggle because he would have to get his own ball.

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don't want anyone from the bombers.

don't want john butcher.

don't want charlie dixon (for the money he'll get).

don't want henderson.

don't want tarrant.

ambivalent about yarran; would want it to be fairly 'cheap' trade.

lol - has anyone seriously suggested John Butcher?

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No, with good reason

I'd rookie him. He's playing down back at the moment for the 2's. Still young.

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I'd rookie him. He's playing down back at the moment for the 2's. Still young.

His kicking action makes Tom McDonald look like Matthew Pavlich.

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Not sure I understand the dislike of Lynch of Adelaide - every time I see him play he plays well...kicked 23 goals - averaging 7 marks and 18 disposals a game.

I like him

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Lol he still posts on here you know? Just under a different name obviously.

His finest was saying Sylvia was the next Garry Ablett senior..

Well, both did have "off field issues" so there was al least some similarity.

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Dermot Brereton talked about Yarran during the week on SEN. Basically said he would be icing on the cake at a top club but doubted his value outside a top 4 club. He said the Dawks should throw the kitchen sink to get him running off half back for them. But in a lower club there would always be doubts he could produce as we have seen at the Blues at times.

Personally I would be happy for us to chase him but the price would have to be realistic for us, he may struggle because he would have to get his own ball.

Don't agree with that. Regardless of which club takes him, his attitude will determine whether he succeeds or fails, because the talent is there. Freo thought that Sylvia was the icing on their cake, and look how that turned out.

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I have no interest in Yarran, but if Carlton are so desperate to offload him that they accept a Garlett style deal, I can't see the harm. Anything more than that, no thanks.

As long as Roos is prepared to play him at Casey as required to give him a rocket, which he won't do with several high profile players.

I'm more worried about us trading out quality players and people (eg Grimes) for next to nothing.

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I have no interest in Yarran, but if Carlton are so desperate to offload him that they accept a Garlett style deal, I can't see the harm. Anything more than that, no thanks.

As long as Roos is prepared to play him at Casey as required to give him a rocket, which he won't do with several high profile players.

I'm more worried about us trading out quality players and people (eg Grimes) for next to nothing.

Not going to happen. If they decide to trade him they'll be demanding a first round pick, which a top 4 club would probably pay.

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Yarran has some appeal, but I think I would pass.

What we need across the board is consistency as a team. We do not need front runners or players that run hot and cold. We need someone with good skills who puts in 100% each week. That's why Cross was such a good pick-up. Give me that earnest effort each week to patches of brilliance alternating with hibernation.

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Yarran has some appeal, but I think I would pass.

What we need across the board is consistency as a team. We do not need front runners or players that run hot and cold. We need someone with good skills who puts in 100% each week. That's why Cross was such a good pick-up. Give me that earnest effort each week to patches of brilliance alternating with hibernation.

Unfortunately Ernest, it's our lack of brilliance, particularly in the backline, that is hurting us. We seriously need some class and creativity in the backline, and Yarran can provide that. The way he is playing at Carlton/Northern Blues is not too dissimilar to Garlett. You can tell that he doesn't want to be there, and that will drive his price down.

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Yarran has some appeal, but I think I would pass.

What we need across the board is consistency as a team. We do not need front runners or players that run hot and cold. We need someone with good skills who puts in 100% each week. That's why Cross was such a good pick-up. Give me that earnest effort each week to patches of brilliance alternating with hibernation.

A team purely of honest triers don't win you flags though mate. Need a mix of both.

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Not going to happen. If they decide to trade him they'll be demanding a first round pick, which a top 4 club would probably pay.

I doubt they will...

Well the Swans might if they were allowed to trade and if they didn't have academy players to use picks on...

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Unfortunately Ernest, it's our lack of brilliance, particularly in the backline, that is hurting us. We seriously need some class and creativity in the backline, and Yarran can provide that. The way he is playing at Carlton/Northern Blues is not too dissimilar to Garlett. You can tell that he doesn't want to be there, and that will drive his price down.

he's an obtuse peg, trying to be smashed into a square hole club.

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A team purely of honest triers don't win you flags though mate. Need a mix of both.

Don't disagree. I was just highlighting that we need consistent effort from all our players and not draft someone who will go missing when the chips are down. But both you and Mo make valid comments. We need a team of skilled footballers with a group of match winners who maintain a high level of consistency from week to week. Perhaps a la Garlett, Yarran can do that. However, like any paid employment, a persons track record is important.

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