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Player bio
Former club: Collingwood VFL
Age: 22
Height: 190cm
Weight: 82kg
Position: Defender
2018 U18 Stats
Games: -
Goals: -
Avg Kicks: -
Avg Marks: -
Avg Hballs: -

The defensive playmaker had a standout season in the VFL with Collingwood and was rewarded with the club's best and fairest award. The 22-year-old, who possesses a booming left foot and aerial prowess, was also selected in the past two VFL teams of the year. Standing at 189cm and 89kg, Hore has caught recruiters' eyes with his ability to run and carry and read the play.

 

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Last time I saw someone with the surname Hore run across the MCG it ended in tears

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Unfortunate name, but that left kick looks laser like.

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1 minute ago, old dee said:

Oh God another Magpie that they did not want.

They always end in tears at the Dees.

Yes, first job for the fitness and conditioning team is to run him through the sheep dip to disinfect him.  But as he has only been at their VFL side, the filth is probably not completely engrained just yet.

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2 minutes ago, Rodney (Balls) Grinter said:

Yes, first job for the fitness and conditioning team is to run him through the sheep dip to disinfect him.  But as he has only been at their VFL side, the filth is probably not completely engrained just yet.

Not sure they make a Dip strong enough for that task  RG.

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Great prospect who the dees have been tracking for 3 years now. They were so close to selecting him last year but had no rookie spots.

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20 minutes ago, The Chazz said:

When will the annual "nicknames for the new draftees" thread be up and running?  Hope mods will have their censor fingers ready, especially when the likes of uncle @Bitter but optimistic gets amongst it.

"Dirty"

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1 minute ago, Moonshadow said:

"Dirty"

Great minds think alike!

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Really like him, whenever I've seen Pies VFL he's been solid as a rock. 

For all the talk of 'how will he get a game in our backline' the reality is we had Fritsch, Lewis and a raw Joel Smith play half back in the finals. Not to mention the number of games Wagner and Vince played during the year!

Now we don't have to rush Lever back in round 1, Fritsch can go to a half forward or wing spot that really suits his game. Joel Smith can be pushed for a spot. Lewis can get in the bin. 

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We seem to have loaded up on mids and defenders with our trading and draft.

I still think we will rookie an experienced ruck.

To me we are still light on for key forwards and I think we might try to make Petty one.  Petty like May, played forward as a junior.

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Reminds me a little bit of Jeremy Howe, those hands.

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I trust Taylor absolutely on this. Seems like a likely lad.

That said, I'm interested to know why Collingwood has seemingly overlooked him (2 successive VFL B&Fs) given that their defensive stocks are not as good as ours.

 

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1 hour ago, Bring-Back-Powell said:

Any relation to the great Peter Hore?

Peter Hore remind you of anyone???

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