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26 minutes ago, Optimus D said:

Might be handy on the bench.

Bit of an understatement? Was one of Hawthorns most instrumental outside running link up mids in their 3peat, arguably as damaging and momentum shifting as Rioli was.  Won b&f in his first year at Freo,traded for a pick 23. A player of proven high quality, same age bracket as Gaff. An ideal replacement if Gaff choses North

He's wortha second round pick or higher. Would trade Freo Garlett and a 2019 first round pick for their 2018 2nd and Hill. We're talking 14-18 for 22-24 i believe. 

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28 minutes ago, johndemonic said:

Bit of an understatement? Was one of Hawthorns most instrumental outside running link up mids in their 3peat, arguably as damaging and momentum shifting as Rioli was.  Won b&f in his first year at Freo,traded for a pick 23. A player of proven high quality.an ideal replacement if Gaff choses North

He's wortha second round pick or higher. Would trade Freo Garlett and a 2019 first round pick for their 2018 2nd and Hill. We're talking 14-18 for 22-24 i believe. 

Is Bradley a relation by any chance?  :) 

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5 minutes ago, johndemonic said:

Bit of an understatement? Was one of Hawthorns most instrumental outside running link up mids in their 3peat, arguably as damaging and momentum shifting as Rioli was.  Won b&f in his first year at Freo,traded for a pick 23. A player of proven high quality, same age bracket as Gaff. An ideal replacement if Gaff choses North

He's wortha second round pick or higher. Would trade Freo Garlett and a 2019 first round pick for their 2018 2nd and Hill. We're talking 14-18 for 22-24 i believe. 

Certainly worth a few phone calls

I wonder if any others want out at the Shockers?

Trouble at Mill?

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55 minutes ago, Sir Why You Little said:

Certainly worth a few phone calls

I wonder if any others want out at the Shockers?

Trouble at Mill?

Worth a call but no need to trade next years first round and Garlett. I don’t care that we’d receive a second round pick back. 

Freo could be interested in Kent but I’d much rather keep him. Maybe a second round pick by itself could get it done. 

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Now that we’re a destination club, we don’t need to give up anyone or anything of value to lure required players from less competitive clubs.

How do I know this?

I’ve obsrved it for years. For 12 years to be exact.

 

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Brad Hill for ??? We can’t really offer anything. Perhaps

Hill and Ffc pick 55 for

Kent & MFC pick 30 

but I’m stretching here. I actually think Kent will show his ability over the next 3-6 weeks. 

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12 minutes ago, Ethan Tremblay said:

Worth a call but no need to trade next years first round and Garlett. I don’t care that you’d a second round pick back. 

Fair enough. I just wouldn't think they'd accept a second round pick or a collection of fringe players. I thought perhaps another goal sneak named Jeff might tempt them again

Dare I say it, but those in the trade Hogan camp (not I) could be emboldened by the temptation of Hill & a first round pick for Hogan.

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15 minutes ago, Ron Burgundy said:

Now that we’re a destination club, we don’t need to give up anyone or anything of value to lure required players from less competitive clubs.

How do I know this?

I’ve obsrved it for years. For 12 years to be exact.

 

It's a passive approach though and risks not addressing an immediate hole. I hope you're right though.

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Why wouldn’t he just go back to Hawthorn? Or just ask for a trade to West Coast if he hates being at the Dockers so much, seeing as it was a “go home” trade only a year ago. 

I’m with Ross - seems a rumour pretty unlikely to be true.

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just as a sidebar...im not really inclined to believe anything from Ross :)  He's probably shocked his side are shizen too ( we're not though ) 

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51 minutes ago, johndemonic said:

Fair enough. I just wouldn't think they'd accept a second round pick or a collection of fringe players. I thought perhaps another goal sneak named Jeff might tempt them again

Dare I say it, but those in the trade Hogan camp (not I) could be emboldened by the temptation of Hill & a first round pick for Hogan.

If Lever was worth 2 first rounders. An injury prone Hill and a first rounder would be massive unders IMO

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1 hour ago, spirit of norm smith said:

Brad Hill for ??? We can’t really offer anything. Perhaps

Hill and Ffc pick 55 for

Kent & MFC pick 30 

but I’m stretching here. I actually think Kent will show his ability over the next 3-6 weeks. 

Kent has an opportunity over the next (hopefully) 5 weeks to cement his place; alternatively to cement his boots.

Over to you, Dean. 

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1 hour ago, Ethan Tremblay said:

Worth a call but no need to trade next years first round and Garlett. I don’t care that we’d receive a second round pick back. 

Freo could be interested in Kent but I’d much rather keep him. Maybe a second round pick by itself could get it done. 

I think we can’t trade our future first round pick because we’ve done it twice since future pick trading started.

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2 hours ago, johndemonic said:

Bit of an understatement? Was one of Hawthorns most instrumental outside running link up mids in their 3peat, arguably as damaging and momentum shifting as Rioli was.  Won b&f in his first year at Freo,traded for a pick 23. A player of proven high quality, same age bracket as Gaff. An ideal replacement if Gaff choses North

He's wortha second round pick or higher. Would trade Freo Garlett and a 2019 first round pick for their 2018 2nd and Hill. We're talking 14-18 for 22-24 i believe. 

Doubt we could trade Garlett interstate. No way Garlett leaves his son behind. I reckon he’d retire before that. But who knows! 

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Good footballer, but doubt he'd leave WA. He moved home to be with family and to play with his brother. He also left a successful team to move home and play for a sh*t team. He would be mental to ditch his family not long after!

Reminder to all on here again that we have no first round pick this year and are not allowed to trade next years first round pick. I'm sick of seeing trade suggestions with first round picks mentioned. Unless we trade Petracca, Oliver, Brayshaw or Hogan, then forget about it!

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Would be worth a pick between 20 and 30 but surprised if this happens.

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Hell no soft as butter. Could only get a kick at a beast of a team like Hawthorn shown up at Freo. We will get Gaff don't need anyone else.

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Need line-breakers that can carry the pill. He's one of these. An upgrade on Stretch. He can play.

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