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Completely agree with Garry if Whitfield was at all gettable, but he is apparently not.

To add to that, did anyone read Coniglio telling the story about Whitfield jumping around like a little fangirl when Coniglio told him he’d re-signed? Had to drag Whitfield around the corner to tell him away from others, because he knew the reaction would give it away. Just a little story, but I think demonstrative of the strong bond between the upper echelon at GWS.

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17 minutes ago, Wiseblood said:

And you run the risk of chasing him and then having him re-sign with GWS.  I know some might say that he is worth the risk, but then we've missed out on others who could potentially help to improve our side.

If we asked the question and he legit seemed keen, then I'd be happy to go all in for him.  But it's never as easy as that.  

Worth asking the question now, because we do have the high pick to offer. But I think there's no way he'll move, apparently doesn't like the idea of the 'footy fishbowl' on Melbourne and knows to get the best out of himself he's best out of Vic. One thing asking the question now might do is push his price up a little, meaning that we might be able to pry a slightly better player out if we end up splitting the pick. 

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Whitfield is a beautiful player but I'm unsure how he likes it when it's finals hot.  He was superb vs the Dogs but the Giants toasted them.  He was invisible against the Lions when it was super hot.  It will be fascinating to see how he goes vs the Pies.

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1 hour ago, Lord Nev said:

Lachie Whitfield looms as the biggest free agent of the 2020 class and Lyon wants the Dees to go “all in” on him.

“Here’s some unsolicited advice to the Demons. Save your money,” he told SEN Breakfast.

“Save your money with Tomlinson and go all in on Whitfield. All in.

“Get everything out.”

Lyon urges Demons to go "all in" on star 2020 free agent

 

Gaz thinking like a true Melbourne supporter. Have to throw everything at him next year!

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1 hour ago, dazzledavey36 said:

Gaz thinking like a true Melbourne supporter. Have to throw everything at him next year!

 

Gaz thinking like a breakfast radio host trying to create some interest on a slow news day!

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I'd still get Tomlinson in and then work out the Whitfield offer when that comes around. No good missing out on a player who could hypothetically help us in 2020 to save money, and then Whitfield signs after round 11 next year. We can do some financial manoeuvring if it seems we are in with a sniff.

Players of note out of contract 2020

Fritsch

Petracca

Petty

Viney

Harmes

Hunt

Hibberd

Jones 

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Im backing the club in to make the right decisions.

Afterall the FD ave their jobs/reputations on the line. 

Doesn't mean it will automatically pay off but they live and die by the sword.

Who here would have picked thr tigers 2016 off season to gaurentee success? 

Dimma was huge on culture it took him sesome to build the right mix and look st them.now.

 

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5 hours ago, Fifty-5 said:

 He was invisible against the Lions when it was super hot.  It will be fascinating to see how he goes vs the Pies.

Will have to wait for the GF, out with appendicitis.

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33 minutes ago, grazman said:

Will have to wait for the GF, out with appendicitis.

Not too sure you can even recover fully from an appendectomy in 10 days.

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2 hours ago, grazman said:

Will have to wait for the GF, out with appendicitis.

Are the Pies blessed?

Fall into the 4.

Play the Cats at their home ground.

Play the Giants with all Pies supporters at their home ground.

Play the Giants with Ward, Coniglio, Whitfield and maybe Greene out.

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34 minutes ago, Redleg said:

Are the Pies blessed?

Fall into the 4.

Play the Cats at their home ground.

Play the Giants with all Pies supporters at their home ground.

Play the Giants with Ward, Coniglio, Whitfield and maybe Greene out.

Kissed on the [censored], Red.

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9 hours ago, Fifty-5 said:

Whitfield is a beautiful player but I'm unsure how he likes it when it's finals hot.  He was superb vs the Dogs but the Giants toasted them.  He was invisible against the Lions when it was super hot.  It will be fascinating to see how he goes vs the Pies.

Noticed during the game that he was very troubled by what looked like a fairly innocuous elbow to the small of his back. At the time I thought it was an after-effect of a previous knock; now I’m wondering if the appendicitis was already starting to flare up?

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On 9/17/2019 at 8:48 AM, Ron Burgundy said:

And that certain posters here would make absolutely elite AFL standard recruitment and list managers.

Certainly much better than anyone we presently (and relatively recently) have had in da haus.

 

I'll put my hand up!! Annnd  do a Sterling Job😎

What were they thinking ....?? Toumpas instead of Wines!! Doh!!

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9 minutes ago, picket fence said:

I'll put my hand up!! Annnd  do a Sterling Job😎

What were they thinking ....?? Toumpas instead of Wines!! 

Tambling

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2 minutes ago, Unleash Hell said:

Tambling

Nup said at the time NO GOOD.!! As I have said in the Past "Fence Knows Footy"

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2 minutes ago, picket fence said:

Nup said at the time NO GOOD.!! As I have said in the Past "Fence Knows Footy"

😄

All good mate.

Turns out it won them a flag....

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1 hour ago, MFC-11 said:

Kissed on the censored.

Please explain which part of the body this is.

Kissed on the Basil

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2 hours ago, TRIGON said:

Noticed during the game that he was very troubled by what looked like a fairly innocuous elbow to the small of his back. At the time I thought it was an after-effect of a previous knock; now I’m wondering if the appendicitis was already starting to flare up?

He was kneed in the kidney area in a marking contest shortly before.

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11 minutes ago, george_on_the_outer said:

He was kneed in the kidney area in a marking contest shortly before.

Yes, that’s a better description of the previous knock I was referring to. That in itself would hurt like hell. 

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Watching Blicavs lumber around hopelessly on a wing against the Tigers has me worried about Tomlinson. All the fitness in the world doesn't help you if you can't match the speed and agility.

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Is named forward tonight and will be interesting to see if he plays there.  One of the initial rumours regarding our interest in him as being in the Tom Lynch (Adelaide) role of high, mobile tall forward.  That’s the position he was drafted for, but hasn’t been able to nail down at the Giants.

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12 minutes ago, TeamPlayedFine39 said:

Is named forward tonight and will be interesting to see if he plays there.  One of the initial rumours regarding our interest in him as being in the Tom Lynch (Adelaide) role of high, mobile tall forward.  That’s the position he was drafted for, but hasn’t been able to nail down at the Giants.

I know all our initial instincts are wing, but I think he could be a bit of a poor man's Jesse Hogan for us with his size and tank spreading our forward line like Hoges used to.

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