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Hibberd + #59 for #29 and #68

As it stands our picks are 57, 59, 84, 102, 120

Can't say that is a good outcome.  ok for upgrading rookies but not much else

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Just now, Seraph said:

Massive difference between getting a pick back at the start of the 3rd round compared to the start of the 4th.

Considering the "experts" had us just doing a straight 29 for player, I think I'm by far the nearest to the pin.

Thanks for your encouragement though, Seraph! :)

 

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1 minute ago, Lucifer's Hero said:

Hibberd + #59 for #29 and #68

As it stands our picks are 57, 59, 84, 102, 120

Can't say that is a good income.  ok for upgrading rookies but not much else

I am happy for us to compromise 1 draft year, and go in next year with a full hand. We have enough youngsters at the moment

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Just now, Lucifer's Hero said:

Hibberd + #59 for #29 and #66

As it stands our picks are 57, 59, 84, 102, 120

Can't say that is a good income.  ok for upgrading rookies but not much else

There is a possibility we could get an upgrade on pick 57 for Dunn, then use that pick and upgrade Wagner and Smith.

 

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Just now, Lucifer's Hero said:

Hibberd + #59 for #29 and #66

As it stands our picks are 57, 59, 84, 102, 120

Can't say that is a good income.  ok for upgrading rookies but not much else

As much as I would've liked to use next year's second, we have brought in that many kids over the last 3-4 years so not too concerned about having a year without a lot of draft picks.

We may also still trade next year's 2nd with another pick to try and get back into the 2nd round this year, who knows!

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2 minutes ago, billy2803 said:

How?  Hibberd is worth a 2nd rounder, which we used, then upgraded our pick 68 by 11 spots.

Think it was a fair deal all round to be honest.

I agree. It's a good enough compromise that both sides should be happy

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3 minutes ago, DemonLad5 said:

Sorry but I think we got trade raped

Why?

Hibberd is a very very good player, and will make a great structural difference to our side, by allowing Hunt and Salem to play wings. He is in his prime at 26. 

Pick 29 has a 50-50 chance of being a dud. 

We have so many kids on our list, draft picks aren't what we need right now. 

Good deal, and welcome Hibbo. My Essendon friend is crying into his coffee as we speak!

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3 minutes ago, Lucifer's Hero said:

Hibberd + #59 for #29 and #68

As it stands our picks are 57, 59, 84, 102, 120

Can't say that is a good outcome.  ok for upgrading rookies but not much else

One year not going to the draft is alright by me. If you think about it, Oliver would be in the top 3 this year, and Weid would be the number 1 forward this year (if they were in this draft class, all things being equal) and we got them both last year. 

We have also added Lewis and Hibbard which is a big win for us.

Not worried about the draft picks this year, we will get who we get it doesnt matter if they dont go on to be guns. We have a first rounder again next year and a free agency period with a lot of juicy free agents. We're in a good spot. 

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Just now, stuie said:

Because I think those two guys will be better than players we draft with those picks.

 

And because we don't wanna waste good picks next year upgrading players. Might as well do it this year with late 4th/5th round picks.

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