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10 hours ago, dazzledavey36 said:

Like the next Mitch King and Lachie Filipovic?

Got it..

Yep. Because all 18 y.o ruckman stink and you should never draft them..

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1 hour ago, Mach5 said:

 

I knew there was a reason for this absurd suggestion...

You are absurd.If indeed, a player is worth considering, it should be or it’s our option to mention it.

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It is my understanding,Tom has just been interviewed by Essendon ,awaiting Woosha to come back to Essendon to qualify things He would make a wonderful get in my opinion.Got a 72 hit out one week followed up by 60 in the VFL.Not bad indeed.Killed Preuss when they came up against each other.Pruess was not really rated in the VFL this year.He had quite a disappointing year.Tom would still have a 5/6;years ahead of him with a very strong developed body already.

i hope J-Money, Vines and John have a real good look at this bloke.....a great pick up indeed.

 

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30 minutes ago, jayceebee31 said:

It is my understanding,Tom has just been interviewed by Essendon ,awaiting Woosha to come back to Essendon to qualify things He would make a wonderful get in my opinion.Got a 72 hit out one week followed up by 60 in the VFL.Not bad indeed.Killed Preuss when they came up against each other.Pruess was not really rated in the VFL this year.He had quite a disappointing year.Tom would still have a 5/6;years ahead of him with a very strong developed body already.

i hope J-Money, Vines and John have a real good look at this bloke.....a great pick up indeed.

 

As I've discussed before. He'll be a rookie list option at best.

Definitely a good dominant VFL ruckman thats for sure.

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2 hours ago, dazzledavey36 said:

As I've discussed before. He'll be a rookie list option at best.

Definitely a good dominant VFL ruckman thats for sure.

Wouldn’t pick 91 do?

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On 10/29/2018 at 9:06 PM, jayceebee31 said:

Wouldn’t pick 91 do?

Tom will be picked up by North as a rookie , by the 1st December.....Demons loss ...( for North - a replacement for Preuss ).

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2 hours ago, jayceebee31 said:

Tom will be picked up by North as a rookie , by the 1st December.....Demons loss ...( for North - a replacement for Preuss ).

North finally got their big fish. 

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2 hours ago, Tram 74 said:

Demons loss? How so? Footscray didn’t want him why should we?

Because he is a better player  than Preuss in my opinion.

 

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59 minutes ago, Petraccattack said:

North finally got their big fish. 

Agree

 

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On ‎10‎/‎12‎/‎2018 at 11:12 PM, jayceebee31 said:

That’s the problem, we have gone for kids and they have failed...need mature bodies for this role.

I'm hoping he just goes on Casey's list so we can play Bradtke forward. We need a mature body for that role he would be perfect but if he's off to North there is nothing we can do.

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10 hours ago, jayceebee31 said:

Because he is a better player  than Preuss in my opinion.

 

Who was the best player for Box Hill in the GF? IMO if Campbell was playing for us we would have had a better chance of winning.

Drunkn can tell us who the rucks are for Casey this year, but I hope to hell we don't kill Bradtke.

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On 11/24/2018 at 1:23 AM, WERRIDEE said:

I'm hoping he just goes on Casey's list so we can play Bradtke forward. We need a mature body for that role he would be perfect but if he's off to North there is nothing we can do.

As stated Tom has been picked up by North to replace Pruess.We had the chance this draft to pick up a tall, such as Campbell, but didn’t ....did not pick up a tall at all.

We have only 2 Rucks, and 3 tall forwards on our list inclusive of T.Smith ...to me a bad draft,especially the rookie pick.

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4 hours ago, jayceebee31 said:

As stated Tom has been picked up by North to replace Pruess.We had the chance this draft to pick up a tall, such as Campbell, but didn’t ....did not pick up a tall at all.

We have only 2 Rucks, and 3 tall forwards on our list inclusive of T.Smith ...to me a bad draft,especially the rookie pick.

Weid and T Mac can pinch hit in the ruck if needed.   We played Gawn solo all last season with those guys relieving him.

We have gotten stronger with Preuss.

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4 hours ago, jayceebee31 said:

As stated Tom has been picked up by North to replace Pruess.We had the chance this draft to pick up a tall, such as Campbell, but didn’t ....did not pick up a tall at all.

We have only 2 Rucks, and 3 tall forwards on our list inclusive of T.Smith ...to me a bad draft,especially the rookie pick.

That is only your opinion, i will trust the opinions of the people running the football department.

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On 10/12/2018 at 11:15 AM, EnterTheDragon said:

No, waste of a list and rookie spot. 

Rather give a promising under 23yo ruck/forward a go. 

Plus you mentioned Chris Connolly. Yuck.

If you saw Chris Connolly play football - usually well beaten against height, weight and reputation - you would not say 'Yuck'. That guy was a terrific footballer who played 'above his weight' week in, week out to terrific effect in very weak MFC teams - for several arduous years in terms of win-loss outcomes. His onfield victories against big names were stacked up like a pack of cards at the one-on-one or two-on-one contests. Even his aerial duels were the source of unexpected poise and power. It may not have transferred to his coaching career in all regards but it was difficult, at that time, to discount his game interpretation.

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On 11/23/2018 at 7:04 PM, jayceebee31 said:

Tom will be picked up by North as a rookie , by the 1st December.....Demons loss ...( for North - a replacement for Preuss ).

It would not be good form to discount the Preuss we picked up - he is highly motivated, young and teachable, driven to succeed in a Max environment and very likely to come out of the blocks of the MFC with roaring form and appetite to invoke opposition fear, trepidation and uncertainty at the widespread level. He is no 'Gentleman Cox', at all. At Preuss' age with his experience so far, Maxy was well known as 'Gawky', and he developed somewhat from that crassness. Preuss is going to murder opponents and play on as a very big part of our team. 

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13 minutes ago, Deemania since 56 said:

If you saw Chris Connolly play football - usually well beaten against height, weight and reputation - you would not say 'Yuck'. That guy was a terrific footballer who played 'above his weight' week in, week out to terrific effect in very weak MFC teams - for several arduous years in terms of win-loss outcomes. His onfield victories against big names were stacked up like a pack of cards at the one-on-one or two-on-one contests. Even his aerial duels were the source of unexpected poise and power. It may not have transferred to his coaching career in all regards but it was difficult, at that time, to discount his game interpretation.

Agree , Connolly was a very solid footballer for us, in a totally embarrassing period for the club.

Was one of my favs at the time. Of course being from the same town helped.

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1 hour ago, drysdale demon said:

That is only your opinion, i will trust the opinions of the people running the football department.

Fair point.....and so must I, but, if one of our only two rucks go down....what happens then...also, If TMac goes down or Weid does not come up, then...we can blame the club...agree?

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41 minutes ago, jayceebee31 said:

Fair point.....and so must I, but, if one of our only two rucks go down....what happens then...also, If TMac goes down or Weid does not come up, then...we can blame the club...agree?

I guess time will tell.

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1 hour ago, jayceebee31 said:

Fair point.....and so must I, but, if one of our only two rucks go down....what happens then...also, If TMac goes down or Weid does not come up, then...we can blame the club...agree?

Sh*t happens

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1 hour ago, drysdale demon said:

Sh*t happens

It is up to our list management as well as our recruitment arm to make sure Sh*t does NOT happen.

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14 minutes ago, daisycutter said:

at 204cm (6'8") i will presume bradtke is our third ruckman (although a novice) on the list 

I agree

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5 hours ago, Deemania since 56 said:

It would not be good form to discount the Preuss we picked up - he is highly motivated, young and teachable, driven to succeed in a Max environment and very likely to come out of the blocks of the MFC with roaring form and appetite to invoke opposition fear, trepidation and uncertainty at the widespread level. He is no 'Gentleman Cox', at all. At Preuss' age with his experience so far, Maxy was well known as 'Gawky', and he developed somewhat from that crassness. Preuss is going to murder opponents and play on as a very big part of our team. 

I also understand your point of view and I agree.But, to be able to pick up a ruckman as a rookie, such as Campbell would have been a worthwhile in my opinion.To have at least 7 small forwards on our list rather than 3 ruckman, is the factor I question.

Tom was interviewed by Essendon, Adelaide and North Melbourne and will join North this week whilst Melbourne showed no interest.I question this attitude.And the fact that Chris Connolly knew his family extemely well and somebody like Kelly O’Donnell played with him...a further factor I question why did he not even get interviewed .He passed a medical at 3 clubs that interviewed him. It is over now, but, we need to pick up someone in a year or two if Bratke does not seem to make it..hope he does .

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