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Just been waiting for my coffee in Horsham and fell into conversation with the happy indigenous gent beside me in a MFC tee shirt. He turned out to be the very proud father of Kysaiah having a pit sto

As an aside, I loved seeing Brad Green back in an MFC polo. The guy is a club legend, and (as everyone knows) he has endured seriously tragic and unwanted life experience in recent times - and he

Not all. On SEN. Former Western Bulldogs captain Bob Murphy “absolutely loved” Pickett's aggression as the Demons announced themselves a premiership contender.  “This is the young upstart, t

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15 minutes ago, JakovichScissorKick said:

What a highlight reel,.. puts every other draftee to shame

Wow!

Yes.  Wow!  Fierce little bugger isn’t he? A lot like Cyril.

Will Brooooce latch on to Kyssssiaaaaiah?

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Contacting the club tomorrow to have him on my 2020 membership. So excited we picked him up, his highlights have it all, exactly something we’ve lacked for many years. Can’t wait to see him play live, so far we’ve only booked for QB, will be revisiting the draw tomorrow.

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46 minutes ago, jako13 said:

loved the tears from his grandma and serious look of pride from Goody in the wash up. 

we really wanted him and it means a huge amount to him and his family. can't love it enough. the follow up shepherd he laid in his highlights on tv was enough to say yep worth every cent 

Spot on.

My heart is already invested in this kid.

Will likely be a personal favourite for me very early into his MFC career.

This kid is just what this club was crying out for. In spades.

Bring on 2020. My heart’s beating again.

 

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4 minutes ago, Nelo said:

I’m preparing myself for some frustration with Pickett. I’m sure he has potential to do some amazing things but the knock on him was he lacked consistency. 

A very common criticism of small forwards by the way. 

Hope we are organising the support system for him now. What’s Byron doing these days? And we have Matty Whelan and Nev. 

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1 hour ago, DemonWheels said:

Love it. Can't wait to watch him.

I genuinely miss the excitement that Wona, Davey, Jurrah, the Wiz, Pickett, Whelan, Garlett brought to our footy club with pace, hardness, skill and brilliant footwork. 

Loved watching all those guys,    good luck mate !!

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24 minutes ago, Lord Nev said:

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As an aside, I loved seeing Brad Green back in an MFC polo.

The guy is a club legend, and (as everyone knows) he has endured seriously tragic and unwanted life experience in recent times - and he’s handled it with true class, integrity and courage.

In this context, it was really pleasing to see him welcoming Kysaiah to the club on the MFC’s behalf.

We had an appalling season this year - but it’s reassuring to see that the professional and respectful standards that we’ve displayed in recent years are still very apparent from the club.

 

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Our coaches haven't shown any great ability to train front and centre or pressure. We've trained up ball winning and I think we've trained up a pretty fit squad (up until last year). And rightly or wrongly we've trained a team that can get the ball inside 50.

Yeah I'd rather use pick 20, and yes I wonder if the mid sized Bergman or the slightly bigger Weightman were better picks but the speed to the drop of the ball, the taps on, the pressure. There's so much to like. 

He's not just flukey and flashy, he does all the defensive stuff.

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In the highlights video he's playing for:

WWT reserves
WWT seniors
SA under 18 v Glenelg
SA under 18
AFL rising stars game - white
AFL academy v Casey

And there's nothing from school games there.

I know most young guys go through a similar thing but for an instinctive player who clearly feeds off and works well with team mates there's potentially a heap of improvement for settling him in the same side - Casey if not the AFL team - and letting him play with team mates who know his game.

His possession totals could quickly elevate by a couple of kicks and handballs and at least dispel any concerns that he doesn't get the ball enough.

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27 minutes ago, Bombay Airconditioning said:

Contacting the club tomorrow to have him on my 2020 membership. So excited we picked him up, his highlights have it all, exactly something we’ve lacked for many years. Can’t wait to see him play live, so far we’ve only booked for QB, will be revisiting the draw tomorrow.

Good luck with that. I think Pert has issued instructions to cut costs. You need to pay extra for your choice of player on the card and the choices are limited to around 6 players.

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I like that he not only can take a hanger, but that he stayed down and crumbed a beautiful goal too.

and that chase and bump to free up his team mate brought tears to the eyes.

He’ll do me. Nice work Mr Taylor.

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1 hour ago, GCDee said:

Hmmm a team with an absolute abundance of inside midfielders and utilities should have selected another inside midfielder and a utility who is out for 12 months?   

 

That makes perfect sense. 

Totally depends how you see Melbourne list currently and whether it's a genuine flag chance next year. Oliver is the only inside mid of A grade quality (Viney, Harmes and Petracca are not of that quality) and we're light in defence. Pickett may have been there for our 2nd rounder, if not someone still decent to help forward. Amazed how many don't rate Green 

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