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As for "not being a great night" ? No-one will know for a number of years how good it was or wasn't.

My assumptive best 22 is as follows Back: Jetta: May: Hibberd HB: Salem: O-Mac: Lever Cen: Kola: Oliver: Harmes HF: Trac: Weid: ANB For: Spargo: T-Mac: Melk Ruck: Gawn: B

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1 minute ago, Collar-Jazz-Knee said:

When I heard we were after pick 28 I was pretty excited. Happy to see we've managed to get the deal done.

Disappointed we didn't get 27 but I heard it might have failed the medical.

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For mine we need another winger/outside runner, tall forward and small forward/lock-in player. 

Moving up the list to hopefully get what the FD have targeted. 

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4 minutes ago, Jibroni said:

Makes our picks 23, 28, 54 and 62. Are the only 4 more spots to fill??

7 spots to fill as it stands. Sounds like one, two or three of Maynard, T Smith or Keilty will be upgraded.

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2 minutes ago, ben russell said:

7 spots to fill as it stands. Sounds like one, two or three of Maynard, T Smith or Keilty will be upgraded.

That makes the most sense.  We may go for someone in the pre-season draft, sign a delisted free agent etc as well.

I like the deal, though - we now have two picks in the 20s, and trading up to 28 to go with 23 suggests that we have a few players in mind that we felt wouldn't make it through to our later picks.  Or, we are looking to trade further up the draft into the teens, although I don't see that as a highly likely outcome.

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40 minutes ago, ben russell said:

7 spots to fill as it stands. Sounds like one, two or three of Maynard, T Smith or Keilty will be upgraded.

How long can a rookie remain on the rookie list before you have to make a call?

I think Maynard will be upgraded, but not the other two, provided they are ok to stay on the rookie list for another year.

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1 minute ago, pilgrim said:

Does anyone think we’re going to do anything else this year? 

Doesn't sound like it. Mahoney said we were looking to fill out three list needs and upgrade our draft hand. Think that's all she wrote

 

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Just now, Good Lord George said:

Doesn't sound like it. Mahoney said we were looking to fill out three list needs and upgrade our draft hand. Think that's all she wrote

 

Thanks GLG, currently on holiday in the US so very happy to go to bed if there’s nothing more to see!

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2 hours ago, djr said:

Thought pick 23 could have been used on Billings before we traded with St Kilda for p28.

Surely, they wouldn't give up Billings for a pick 28.

And Gresham is the guy that I'd be targeting (even less likely, I know). He would compliment our forwardline perfectly. Alongside Petracca, Spargo, TMac, Weid and a resting ruck, that's a scary forwardline.

It'd be cheeky, but I wouldn't mind us offering up both picks in the twenties for Gresham.

Fills that small forward need and can also roll through the midfield, maybe on a wing.

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