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6. Max Gawn

10. Clayton Oliver

40. Jack Viney

43. Angus Brayshaw

46. Tom McDonald

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While it's a meaningless list, when was the last time we had five Demon players in a Top 50? 

It's one of his worst lists yet, though.  Joe Daniher got a gig on there for a start.  

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4 minutes ago, Wiseblood said:

While it's a meaningless list, when was the last time we had five Demon players in a Top 50? 

It's one of his worst lists yet, though.  Joe Daniher got a gig on there for a start.  

When was the last time we had 2 in the Top 10?

Also Brayshaw deserves higher. 

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24 minutes ago, Wiseblood said:

While it's a meaningless list, when was the last time we had five Demon players in a Top 50? 

It's one of his worst lists yet, though.  Joe Daniher got a gig on there for a start.  

In fairness he is predicting where they will be at the end of the season.  If you asked me to do it and believed Daniher will stay healthy, then he would be in. 

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In 2018 we had 3 in the Top 50. 

30. Max Gawn

34. Michael Hibberd

46. Clayton Oliver

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In addition Max was ranked Number 1 by Robbo at the end of 2018. 

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7 minutes ago, Demonland said:

In addition Max was ranked Number 1 by Robbo at the end of 2018. 

He must of had a bad preseason to drop down to 6????

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52 minutes ago, Demonland said:

When was the last time we had 2 in the Top 10?

 

This is probably the first time ever going back to when Sheahan started doing the top 50.

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10 hours ago, Demons11 said:

In fairness he is predicting where they will be at the end of the season.  If you asked me to do it and believed Daniher will stay healthy, then he would be in. 

So Robbo thinks Angus will go from 3rd best player as judged in the 2018 Brownlow to 43rd best as judged by him?  That totally discredits the whole thing!

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13 minutes ago, Lucifer's Hero said:

So Robbo thinks Angus will go from 3rd best player as judged in the 2018 Brownlow to 43rd best as judged by him?  That totally discredits the whole thing!

As you know Luci, Robbo never lets logic get in the way of his drinking  thinking.

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1 hour ago, Lucifer's Hero said:

So Robbo thinks Angus will go from 3rd best player as judged in the 2018 Brownlow to 43rd best as judged by him?  That totally discredits the whole thing!

everyone knows the brownlow isnt a true representation of player ranking so not sure why you're using it to fit an argument. As good as brayshaw is he didnt even finish top 3 in our Bnf.

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2 hours ago, Lucifer's Hero said:

So Robbo thinks Angus will go from 3rd best player as judged in the 2018 Brownlow to 43rd best as judged by him?  That totally discredits the whole thing!

I would prefer Robbos view over an umpires view any day of the week.  Surely you’re not taking the Brownlow as your guide to the best players in the comp.

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4 minutes ago, Demons11 said:

I would prefer Robbos view over an umpires view any day of the week.  Surely you’re not taking the Brownlow as your guide to the best players in the comp.

Not at all.  Just pointing that Robbo seems to be at the other extreme.  To put Angus at 43 is bizarre to me.  I would have him around #25.  Just my opinion.

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Here are some alternative views:

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Note:  'Roar' is a sports website where it's scribes are non-footballers who generally take an objective position - a refreshing read.  Their rankings above are based on a consensus of 3 or 4 of their writers - explains why there are some notable absences.  Roar's Top 10

Difficult to comment as no-one outlines their criteria: Club B&F would be a good start, 2019 upside would be another, AA selection.  However, the views seem fairly consistent.

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7 minutes ago, Lucifer's Hero said:

Not at all.  Just pointing that Robbo seems to be at the other extreme.  To put Angus at 43 is bizarre to me.  I would have him around #25.  Just my opinion.

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7 minutes ago, Lucifer's Hero said:

Here are some alternative views:

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Note:  'Roar' is a sports website where it's scribes are non-footballers who generally take an objective position - a refreshing read.

I can't get behind the paywall so can't see all of Robbo's top 10.

1. Nat Fyfe

2. Dustin Martin

3. Patrick Dangerfield

4. Patrick Cripps

5. Lance Franklin

6. Max Gawn

7. Josh Kennedy (WCE)

8. Brodie Grundy

9. Josh Kelly

10. Clayton Oliver

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From a Dees perspective it looks about right to me.....The only other player that may be considered in the top 50 would be Harmesy as he probably had more influence on our games last year than Angus & T Mac.

Max, Clayton & Jack have proven over a number of years (or more than 2 anyway) that they are elite. I'm sure if Harmesy & Angus continued there great form this year then they would be elevated up the list.

B & F always a good indicator of a players year.

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On 3/12/2019 at 7:39 AM, Lucifer's Hero said:

So Robbo thinks Angus will go from 3rd best player as judged in the 2018 Brownlow to 43rd best as judged by him?  That totally discredits the whole thing!

Not sure how many here have have Gus as the 3rd best Demon, let alone AFL player.

The best thing is we have quality players bobbing up in different situations all over as serious players/talent/contenders in different contexts.

All the Scum have, really, is the hope that Joe the Goose will amount to something, Anything

FWIW I reckon 4 may = more than 7, but more than happy we happy to have both.

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Robbos top 50.

Carlton Draught,VB,Fosters,Hahn,Coopers,Xxxx,Bud,Becks,Tooheys,Cascade,D-ale,Reschs,Castle,Invalid Stout ,Guinness ,Schlitz,Singha,Tiger,Sapporo,555,333,Bests , Grolsch,Ballarat Bitter, Mountain Goat,Furphys, Heineken, East End, Swan Lager, Nastro Azzurro, NT lager, Little Creatures, Urquel, Miller’s, Mickeys,Steinlager,White Rabbit, Stella,Peroni, Schofferhoffer, Pabst, Newcastle, Tooth’s, IPA , Porter, Home brew , whatever’s leftover.

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Does anyone really believe that Alex Rance is a Top 10 player in the league?  Outside of Robbo, the other Top 10's above have him in there.  

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11 minutes ago, Wiseblood said:

Does anyone really believe that Alex Rance is a Top 10 player in the league?  Outside of Robbo, the other Top 10's above have him in there.  

Most overrated footballer in my lifetime.

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On 3/15/2019 at 9:00 AM, Lord Travis said:

Most overrated footballer in my lifetime.

I wanted to disagree with you, but I have got nothing.

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On 3/15/2019 at 9:00 AM, Lord Travis said:

Most overrated footballer in my lifetime.

Alex Rance is one of the best defenders of all time. Not sure how you can argue against a 5 time all-australian and AA captain. Mind boggling. I'm glad you aren't on the recruiting team. 

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On 3/15/2019 at 8:48 AM, Wiseblood said:

Does anyone really believe that Alex Rance is a Top 10 player in the league?  

Not this year at least ( too soon ?).

I think Angus Brayshaw is one of those rare commodities that is more appreciated by their own supporters ( and Roos and umpires) than outside watchers.

I think he is an absolute gem and by seasons end will not be all that far behind Viney in value to our team ( big call, I know !)

 

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