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Like Richmond, hasn't really played well since late 2013.

Isn't quick or skillful enough to play outside.
Doesn't win enough of it inside
So is really just a rotation guy from half forward through the middle
Struggles with injury

Maybe take a chance on him for free instead of Matt Jones. Maybe.

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I think he's got ability but hasn't played enough football in the last year or so with injury.

Sometimes with a guy like him who I would think has an attitude problem they frustratingly don't realise their career is shot till it's too late. Whether us or another team take a chance on him he would have to be minimums pay and trade (ie free) and then maybe it's what he needs to turn his career around.

But he has a lot of baggage. The odds are stacked against him. It's always a nice story when a (percieved) wastrel turns his career around, works hard and becomes a good AFL citizen.

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1 hour ago, DeeSpencer said:

Like Richmond, hasn't really played well since late 2013.

Isn't quick or skillful enough to play outside.
Doesn't win enough of it inside
So is really just a rotation guy from half forward through the middle
Struggles with injury

Maybe take a chance on him for free instead of Matt Jones. Maybe.

 

I wholeheartedly rate Matt Jones as a better player than Reece Conca. 

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47 minutes ago, Demons11 said:

I wonder if we would have taken Lynch, if GC hadn't 

Prendergast told Matt Burgen in his re-cap after the draft that we would've. Instead................we were left with Lucas Cook.

I remember waiting the couple of minutes after the top 10 selections were announced, praying that GC wouldn't take Lynch. They did.

As a result i was hoping that we'd take Darling. What followed was me cursing at the radio for a good 20 seconds. Lucas Cook!!! FMD, i'd laugh if that decision still didn't hurt. I knew right then that Prenderghast had NFI.

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2 hours ago, Diamond_Jim said:

Just had a look at the 2010 draft list.

It was not exactly stellar with the benefit of hindsight

http://www.footywire.com/afl/footy/ft_drafts?year=2010&t=N

Credit where credit is due, might have stuff Cook (seriously, how did you screw that pick up! The next few were Seb Tape, Brodie Smith, Smedts, Jacobs, Atley, Smith, anyone would have been nice) but nailed 33 (Howe 120 games) and Tommy Mac (104 games). Just for reference those with over 100 games on that list are Gaff, Heppell, Lynch, Smith, Atley, Smith, Guthrie, Darling, Parker, Poppy. Not a bad 12 players there and GC with 8 picks in the top 13 only have 1 of them......

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1 hour ago, Demon Disciple said:

Prendergast told Matt Burgen in his re-cap after the draft that we would've. Instead................we were left with Lucas Cook.

I remember waiting the couple of minutes after the top 10 selections were announced, praying that GC wouldn't take Lynch. They did.

As a result i was hoping that we'd take Darling. What followed was me cursing at the radio for a good 20 seconds. Lucas Cook!!! FMD, i'd laugh if that decision still didn't hurt. I knew right then that Prenderghast had NFI.

He ruined us 

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On 9/2/2016 at 6:04 PM, Demon Disciple said:

Prendergast told Matt Burgen in his re-cap after the draft that we would've. Instead................we were left with Lucas Cook.

I remember waiting the couple of minutes after the top 10 selections were announced, praying that GC wouldn't take Lynch. They did.

As a result i was hoping that we'd take Darling. What followed was me cursing at the radio for a good 20 seconds. Lucas Cook!!! FMD, i'd laugh if that decision still didn't hurt. I knew right then that Prenderghast had NFI.

What was your reaction when we drafted Max Gawn.

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