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7 hours ago, nosoupforme said:

Petty is very lean but plays smart for his age. He is our future and this kid  had to wait for his turn again . This time he looked that he can belong out there with the best of them. Harry will improve and when he has a couple of preseasons  and puts a bit of size on him might he end up being a Key  CHB. Is certainly worth persisting with. Only a 19 yo.

I would like to see Hunty off half back breaking the lines receiving a Petty handball and kicking one of his trade mark goals like he used to.  M Hore is a great pick up and has been a consistent performer as well.  The youngsters are doing ok.

Some good points Nos.

Have been a Petty fan since his highlight reel and nothing has changed my mind. Even his disastrous debut that was so ill timed (and Coach/selectors) created! Cost us a double chance!!!

Harrison is not Lewis replacement'!

Hore  is on field and Lever is the General to martial the troops.

Also Nev and Hibbo may not be lock ins if they are not in top form (Nev needed real to mind small or mid size players)

Petty 3rd tall I reckon and prob CHB And he has plenty of upside some tricks that need honing but his base is solid and he has native good skills and a bag of footy smarts in team play and one on one play!

Size is fine with some added bulk!

Other observations :

ANB has to develop his game to not just run but get the ball and tackle without fumbling and excel under pressure resulting in goals not just joe the goose!

Billy is a one pace player ( might have reputation as fast but is not) and kicks shallow 49 m in the air and delays momentum when in general play plus not sharp nor adept at footy smarts. Despite his professionalism  it does not benefit the AFL team as the VFL. Must be ability but had 23 games to save his career.

Oscar and Frost at their best are adequate defenders but any level below that AND under pressure or on an AGrader come up short. Depth would be great with May Lever and Petty plus All our flankers in good form ( take you pick from Nev down to Josh W as top to bottom)

Angus is in la la land at present get him back in the middle ASAP Goody. If Husain is to get pace etc on the wing and outside he has not convinced Angus or he has not read the memo (email)

Oskar 2 should be fine once he settles in to the frenetic activity and realised that running fast is not the only skill required fir AFL. Will be good on the G in front of the Northern and Members Stands as we have our own Isaac Smith it Brad Hill albeit with red flash!! Hopefully for nearly a decade!!

We need to recruit 2 small forwards like Ryan and Rioli  (Chandler May be one ) but X factor players with 8 possessions and 3 match winning goals are priceless and modern footy demand these in your team.

Also we  need to recruit skilled ball movers by hand and foot ( virtually outside mids or wingers and flankers) as we have enough contested beasts on our list. (Ie inside mids)

wr have under utilised Pruess who like Trac won't be best used by us if his fitness level does not elevate dramatically!

Our fitness and High Performance staff are underwhelming and sad to say maybe underperforming this season at least.

Ditto our Coaches (Assistants mainly the forward  Mid and Defence all need moving on and fresh ideas to support Goody)

Goody has to be more flexible While logic suggests he has reviewed the Prelim Final disaster with the coaches and maybe not the players ALL LOGIC says you must learn from defeat no matter how not US it was. I can honestly say spread from the packs and a confidence level plus West Coast  were super slick turned on and match ready like an AFL side should be! Also I dont believe the Coachiing panel have read or discussed the new rules for 2019 at least till about Round 6!! Have not seen us take advantage of the full back run and carry options with slow and careful 30 m kickers like Salem and Lewy still kicking out. Mix it up with Hunty running and a torp occasionally.Be daring and 666 May as well be a tennis score!!

A full review no matter where we finish ( unless we win flag!!!!') like at Geelong in 2006 at seasons end is necessary.

Other than that and the fact that we ahave introduced some new players from Casey into the team (needed in some spots ) and injury has killed any momentum in 2019 2020 should be business as usual back in the top 4/6 or as predicted for this season. 

Hore Petty Baker And Lockhart are good finds and Jordan and Chandler with more VFL and pre season plus Stephen May fitter wool enormously assist our depth next season.

Not writing off 2019 as last Friday night showed with ball use and goal kicking skills up 10/20% on the day/night 2028 is not such a distant memory.

Go Dees

 

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5 minutes ago, 58er said:

Some good points Nos.

Have been a Petty fan since his highlight reel and nothing has changed my mind. Even his disastrous debut that was so ill timed (and Coach/selectors) created! Cost us a double chance!!!

Harrison is not Lewis replacement'!

Hore  is on field and Lever is the General to martial the troops.

Also Nev and Hibbo may not be lock ins if they are not in top form (Nev needed real to mind small or mid size players)

Petty 3rd tall I reckon and prob CHB And he has plenty of upside some tricks that need honing but his base is solid and he has native good skills and a bag of footy smarts in team play and one on one play!

Size is fine with some added bulk!

Other observations :

ANB has to develop his game to not just run but get the ball and tackle without fumbling and excel under pressure resulting in goals not just joe the goose!

Billy is a one pace player ( might have reputation as fast but is not) and kicks shallow 49 m in the air and delays momentum when in general play plus not sharp nor adept at footy smarts. Despite his professionalism  it does not benefit the AFL team as the VFL. Must be ability but had 23 games to save his career.

Oscar and Frost at their best are adequate defenders but any level below that AND under pressure or on an AGrader come up short. Depth would be great with May Lever and Petty plus All our flankers in good form ( take you pick from Nev down to Josh W as top to bottom)

Angus is in la la land at present get him back in the middle ASAP Goody. If Husain is to get pace etc on the wing and outside he has not convinced Angus or he has not read the memo (email)

Oskar 2 should be fine once he settles in to the frenetic activity and realised that running fast is not the only skill required fir AFL. Will be good on the G in front of the Northern and Members Stands as we have our own Isaac Smith it Brad Hill albeit with red flash!! Hopefully for nearly a decade!!

We need to recruit 2 small forwards like Ryan and Rioli  (Chandler May be one ) but X factor players with 8 possessions and 3 match winning goals are priceless and modern footy demand these in your team.

Also we  need to recruit skilled ball movers by hand and foot ( virtually outside mids or wingers and flankers) as we have enough contested beasts on our list. (Ie inside mids)

wr have under utilised Pruess who like Trac won't be best used by us if his fitness level does not elevate dramatically!

Our fitness and High Performance staff are underwhelming and sad to say maybe underperforming this season at least.

Ditto our Coaches (Assistants mainly the forward  Mid and Defence all need moving on and fresh ideas to support Goody)

Goody has to be more flexible While logic suggests he has reviewed the Prelim Final disaster with the coaches and maybe not the players ALL LOGIC says you must learn from defeat no matter how not US it was. I can honestly say spread from the packs and a confidence level plus West Coast  were super slick turned on and match ready like an AFL side should be! Also I dont believe the Coachiing panel have read or discussed the new rules for 2019 at least till about Round 6!! Have not seen us take advantage of the full back run and carry options with slow and careful 30 m kickers like Salem and Lewy still kicking out. Mix it up with Hunty running and a torp occasionally.Be daring and 666 May as well be a tennis score!!

A full review no matter where we finish ( unless we win flag!!!!') like at Geelong in 2006 at seasons end is necessary.

Other than that and the fact that we ahave introduced some new players from Casey into the team (needed in some spots ) and injury has killed any momentum in 2019 2020 should be business as usual back in the top 4/6 or as predicted for this season. 

Hore Petty Baker And Lockhart are good finds and Jordan and Chandler with more VFL and pre season plus Stephen May fitter wool enormously assist our depth next season.

Not writing off 2019 as last Friday night showed with ball use and goal kicking skills up 10/20% on the day/night 2028 is not such a distant memory.

Go Dees

 

Billy had 13 games not 23 to save his career at MFC.

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