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Well done Max  . 11 suits you

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To not select the best actual ruckman in the All-Australian ruck position is to completely disrespect the art of ruck-craft, big boy.

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9 minutes ago, Good Lord George said:

Who was our last 3x AA?

Garry Lyon 93, 94, 95 I believe.

Our coach of course was pretty handy, making the team 5 times.

 

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I’m going to sleep with this under my pillow tonight. *sigh*

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What a great achievement for a guy who played in a team that only won 5 games.  Only 4 players (Walters, Fyfe, Cripps and Gawn) from the non- finalists. Max is a genuine superstar!

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So glad the AA selectors recognised his dominance this year - Grundy deservedly named Ruck but like last year, there were two dominant ruckmen, not just one, and I think after a slowish start Maxy's year was as good or better than last year.  What a star he is.

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Must be going to pick up a few B M votes.........

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This year would have been even harder without watching Max dominate his role at times.  Am with all those that want him made Captain.

Congrats - hopeful more plaudits and jackets to come in a long, illustrious career!

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Who was the last 3 x AA Ruckman? Wouldn’t be many...

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Well done, Max. Clarry was bloody stiff, but Max deservedly and comfortably should sit in that team.

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8 minutes ago, A F said:

Well done, Max. Clarry was bloody stiff, but Max deservedly and comfortably should sit in that team.

Not really. 

Oliver was ordinary in some games. Let's not kid ourselves and fall for his disposal numbers now. Even the blokes who were named in the squad of 40 that missed out in the midfield were still clearly ahead of him.

 

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So happy for Max - he is the superstar in our team. I know he is disappointed with how the team finished up this season but he can hold his head high. I can’t even begin to imagine where we would be without him.

 

 

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42 minutes ago, dazzledavey36 said:

Not really. 

Oliver was ordinary in some games. Let's not kid ourselves and fall for his disposal numbers now. Even the blokes who were named in the squad of 40 that missed out in the midfield were still clearly ahead of him.

 

Mate, he was top 5 in the competition for a lot of stats, including #1 for contested possessions. Let's not start [censored] on the brightest, most talented player we've had through the doors in many years.

Clarry is a star and although he could be the best player in the competition if he used his beautiful right foot more effectively, he is still a genuine A grade midfielder and he had another A grade season.

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25 minutes ago, W I S E said:

Who was the last 3 x AA Ruckman? Wouldn’t be many...

Max has got his work cut out for him in that regard:

Dean Cox: 05, 06, 07, 08, 11, 12

Aaron Sandialnds: 08, 09, 10, 14

 

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Well done Maxy your a star!

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Surprised that jimmy only got 2 AAs despite 4 BnFs and Brownlow. More quality rucks in the 90s I guess

well done Max. You are a bloody champ

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1 hour ago, Demonland said:

Congrats Max. 

Good effort. Reckon he will go top 5 in the bluey as well. 

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15 minutes ago, chookrat said:

Good effort. Reckon he will go top 5 in the bluey as well. 

He will win it easily. 

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