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Josh Bruce?

Jeezus, this might just be a crazy trading period with heaps of moves.

Play our cards right and we could do very well. If we can, that is.

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3 minutes ago, Patches O’houlihan said:

Apparently linked to the dogs, but could be a handy foil for McDonald next season. 

How old is he?

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1 minute ago, Demons11 said:

How old is he?

27

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Do we really need him?

When I say this, consider that we have Tom Mac and we've had good success with Fritta over the last 5-6 games up forward as well.  Weideman is the question mark as the other tall, but when you also add Melksham in there and hopefully at least a Hannan (who can get back to his 2018 form by getting himself fit!) I'm not too sure there is a place for him.

I think a quality small forward should be the focus for us this off season.  Where we get that player from is the issue.

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7 minutes ago, Wiseblood said:

Do we really need him?

When I say this, consider that we have Tom Mac and we've had good success with Fritta over the last 5-6 games up forward as well.  Weideman is the question mark as the other tall, but when you also add Melksham in there and hopefully at least a Hannan (who can get back to his 2018 form by getting himself fit!) I'm not too sure there is a place for him.

I think a quality small forward should be the focus for us this off season.  Where we get that player from is the issue.

Bundle Brandon Matera up with Ed Langdon would be nice. 

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1 minute ago, Patches O’houlihan said:

Bundle Brandon Matera up with Ed Langdon would be nice. 

I'd love Tom Papley to be honest, but I don't think we'll entice him to join us, nor could we satisfy the Swans in a trade.

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1 minute ago, Wiseblood said:

I'd love Tom Papley to be honest, but I don't think we'll entice him to join us, nor could we satisfy the Swans in a trade.

I agree, i think Papley has plenty of interest in him, i think that'll drive his price above what we could realistically pay. even Lewis Taylor could add some speed to the forward line for a good price 

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We’re the only team he kicks bags against, if he played with us, would he kick bags for us...???

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43 minutes ago, dazzledavey36 said:

27

Yes from me.   

Great contested mark and can help the Weed develop. 

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1 hour ago, Ethan Tremblay said:

We’re the only team he kicks bags against, if he played with us, would he kick bags for us...???

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I just want to recruit him for nostalgic reasons. The world's first recognised rock music supergroup was Cream with Ginger Baker, Jack Bruce and Eric Clapton. I'm prepared to compromise and have Baker, Bruce and Petty.  (The club can be the Heartbreakers.) 

Of course, I can understand that we should probably pick our recruits on their footballing roles, shouldn't we?

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21 hours ago, Bates Mate said:

He is an honourary member of the Kent Kingsley club, he is a no from me

 

His coach stole his girlfriend?

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1 hour ago, Mach5 said:

 

His coach stole his girlfriend?

No the only plays well against the dees club. Membrey also a member

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2 hours ago, La Dee-vina Comedia said:

Isn't it compulsory to include the word "allegedly" somewhere in that sentence?

 

Only if I identify the coach, who went on to sell frozen water.

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5 hours ago, La Dee-vina Comedia said:

I just want to recruit him for nostalgic reasons. The world's first recognised rock music supergroup was Cream with Ginger Baker, Jack Bruce and Eric Clapton. I'm prepared to compromise and have Baker, Bruce and Petty.  (The club can be the Heartbreakers.) 

Of course, I can understand that we should probably pick our recruits on their footballing roles, shouldn't we?

Or put Petty ( Harrison ) out front and call them the Beatles. 

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You can't beat him, join him.

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On 8/26/2019 at 7:46 PM, Wiseblood said:

Do we really need him?

When I say this, consider that we have Tom Mac and we've had good success with Fritta over the last 5-6 games up forward as well.  Weideman is the question mark as the other tall, but when you also add Melksham in there and hopefully at least a Hannan (who can get back to his 2018 form by getting himself fit!) I'm not too sure there is a place for him.

I think a quality small forward should be the focus for us this off season.  Where we get that player from is the issue.

I’d be targeting two small fwds Wise, when Liam Ryan and Willie Rioli are on it’s a pleasure to watch. Pace, skilful, kick goals and both can take a decent mark. Then there’s the tackling. Also if drafting as opposed to trading for them I go after three using all our late picks/rookie draft. We have to allow they all won’t make it.

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8 minutes ago, Bombay Airconditioning said:

I’d be targeting two small fwds Wise, when Liam Ryan and Willie Rioli are on it’s a pleasure to watch. Pace, skilful, kick goals and both can take a decent mark. Then there’s the tackling. Also if drafting as opposed to trading for them I go after three using all our late picks/rookie draft. We have to allow they all won’t make it.

No argument from me, BA.  I think we it's a glaring weakness in our side at the moment.  How we fix it, and fix it well, is anybodies guess right now.  We might have to get a little creative and look to the state leagues to help us fill the gaps.

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18 minutes ago, Bombay Airconditioning said:

I’d be targeting two small fwds Wise, when Liam Ryan and Willie Rioli are on it’s a pleasure to watch. Pace, skilful, kick goals and both can take a decent mark. Then there’s the tackling. Also if drafting as opposed to trading for them I go after three using all our late picks/rookie draft. We have to allow they all won’t make it.

That's all fine but keep in mind we just did that, C Wagner, T Bedford and K Chandler. Corey is a stop gap and is ok depth and the other 2 are still too young to tell. But I think we need a higher end small forward selection, someone with elite talent. I'm not sure who that is or if anyone will even be available for us in this draft.

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