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7 minutes ago, MikeAlphaTango said:

Courtesy of Kyle Di Salle on the Melbourne Football Club supporter page.

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Lol, small problem with the reverse printing on Hibberds guernsey.

 

Put a pair of dorky glasses and a cow lick on him, and there is a bit of the Clark Kents about Lewis.

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5 hours ago, faultydet said:

Lol, small problem with the reverse printing on Hibberds guernsey.

 

Put a pair of dorky glasses and a cow lick on him, and there is a bit of the Clark Kents about Lewis.

Will no longer be a Kent once he leaves Whorethorn :cool: However a lot will remain

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Our desire to use 2017 2nd means we have someone in mind around 29 this year and/or we don't want to waste an entire year of prospect analysis by JT and the recruiting team by having first pick at 57.  If we have to do 29 for Hibberd it should be possible to trade next years 2nd to one of the clubs who end up with multiple 2nds this year.

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14 minutes ago, Fifty-5 said:

Our desire to use 2017 2nd means we have someone in mind around 29 this year and/or we don't want to waste an entire year of prospect analysis by JT and the recruiting team by having first pick at 57.  If we have to do 29 for Hibberd it should be possible to trade next years 2nd to one of the clubs who end up with multiple 2nds this year.

This explains why Dodo might be holding it up.

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20 minutes ago, Fifty-5 said:

Our desire to use 2017 2nd means we have someone in mind around 29 this year and/or we don't want to waste an entire year of prospect analysis by JT and the recruiting team by having first pick at 57.  If we have to do 29 for Hibberd it should be possible to trade next years 2nd to one of the clubs who end up with multiple 2nds this year.

Dunn and next year's 2nd to the Lions for a 2nd this year? (Dunns not a FA is he?)

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17 minutes ago, Fifty-5 said:

Our desire to use 2017 2nd means we have someone in mind around 29 this year and/or we don't want to waste an entire year of prospect analysis by JT and the recruiting team by having first pick at 57.  If we have to do 29 for Hibberd it should be possible to trade next years 2nd to one of the clubs who end up with multiple 2nds this year.

They may also have something in mind for next years first pick which would mean they wouldn't be able to use next years second. We may have to wait a while for their plans to play out.

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1 hour ago, Fifty-5 said:

Our desire to use 2017 2nd means we have someone in mind around 29 this year and/or we don't want to waste an entire year of prospect analysis by JT and the recruiting team by having first pick at 57.  If we have to do 29 for Hibberd it should be possible to trade next years 2nd to one of the clubs who end up with multiple 2nds this year.

Had the same thought over the weekend.

Currently

Bris - 21 & 22 - 

Gold Coast - 24 & 26

Nth - 32 & 33

GWS - 31 & 37

So a few options for us. Id be aiming for one of GCS picks with them more than likely to have 3 picks before the pick 24 so could afford to shift one to 2017.

 

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With reports suggesting that James Stewart has nominated Essendon as his club of choice ahead of Carlton, maybe we could get involved seeing as Essendon are playing hardball re: 2nd Round Picks.

For example we send Garland (Patfull replacement) to GWS & Picks 29 & 57 to Essendon

GWS send Stewart to Essendon & Pick 37 back to us.

Essendon send Hibberd to us & Pick 41 to GWS

So for us it's Garland, Picks 29 & 57 out. Hibberd & Pick 37 in.

Essendon it's Hibberd & Pick 41 out.  Stewart & Picks 29 & 57 in.

GWS it's Stewart & 37 out.  Garland & Pick 41 in.

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22 minutes ago, AngryAtCasey said:

With reports suggesting that James Stewart has nominated Essendon as his club of choice ahead of Carlton, maybe we could get involved seeing as Essendon are playing hardball re: 2nd Round Picks.

For example we send Garland (Patfull replacement) to GWS & Picks 29 & 57 to Essendon

GWS send Stewart to Essendon & Pick 37 back to us.

Essendon send Hibberd to us & Pick 41 to GWS

So for us it's Garland, Picks 29 & 57 out. Hibberd & Pick 37 in.

Essendon it's Hibberd & Pick 41 out.  Stewart & Picks 29 & 57 in.

GWS it's Stewart & 37 out.  Garland & Pick 41 in.

It's not bad. Don't think GWS do that we'll,  but they may not mind 

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27 minutes ago, AngryAtCasey said:

With reports suggesting that James Stewart has nominated Essendon as his club of choice ahead of Carlton, maybe we could get involved seeing as Essendon are playing hardball re: 2nd Round Picks.

For example we send Garland (Patfull replacement) to GWS & Picks 29 & 57 to Essendon

GWS send Stewart to Essendon & Pick 37 back to us.

Essendon send Hibberd to us & Pick 41 to GWS

So for us it's Garland, Picks 29 & 57 out. Hibberd & Pick 37 in.

Essendon it's Hibberd & Pick 41 out.  Stewart & Picks 29 & 57 in.

GWS it's Stewart & 37 out.  Garland & Pick 41 in.

i don't think Garland has that degree of value. Good in theory though, would like to see us get some real value out of potential departing players like Dunn, Garland and maybe Dawes (wishful thinking with Dawesy though!!)

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1 hour ago, AngryAtCasey said:

With reports suggesting that James Stewart has nominated Essendon as his club of choice ahead of Carlton, maybe we could get involved seeing as Essendon are playing hardball re: 2nd Round Picks.

For example we send Garland (Patfull replacement) to GWS & Picks 29 & 57 to Essendon

GWS send Stewart to Essendon & Pick 37 back to us.

Essendon send Hibberd to us & Pick 41 to GWS

So for us it's Garland, Picks 29 & 57 out. Hibberd & Pick 37 in.

Essendon it's Hibberd & Pick 41 out.  Stewart & Picks 29 & 57 in.

GWS it's Stewart & 37 out.  Garland & Pick 41 in.

Generally love your work AAC - but seriously Garland to GWS ???

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Essendon are known to be horrible to deal with in trade week which is why i suspect noone has had a crack at pick 1, they overvalue everything.

they need to understand they did the wrong thing by Hibbo and in part caused him to miss 12 months of his career, they owe it to him to not be tools about this, a future second round pick for him given he's missed 12 months is extremely fair. 

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