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6 minutes ago, whatwhatsaywhat said:

freo-bound if he's any good

Father /Son ?

If he has half the C in him his old man did we need him.

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2 minutes ago, Half forward flank said:

He deserved his Brownlow in the fact he had a number of sensatation games as opposed to being the best player week in week out. That is my memory of his year.

Dead right! It was some performance - for the whole year. A purple patch like no other. 

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this is from two years ago:

Jeff White's son Kalani, 11, is another the club is keeping an eye on while he plays his footy for Surfers Paradise in Queensland. White also has twin sons named Kai and Tahj, still only seven years old. Adem Yze's son Noah, 12, Aaron Davey's son Marley, 8, David Schwartz' son Cooper, 14 and Shane Woewodin's son Taj, 15, are others on the Demons' radar, although admittedly they are all very young. Defender Nathan Brown also has three sons – Kynan, 13, Jake, 11, a talented soccer player, and Ryder, 9.  

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22 minutes ago, whatwhatsaywhat said:

this is from two years ago:

Jeff White's son Kalani, 11, is another the club is keeping an eye on while he plays his footy for Surfers Paradise in Queensland. White also has twin sons named Kai and Tahj, still only seven years old. Adem Yze's son Noah, 12, Aaron Davey's son Marley, 8, David Schwartz' son Cooper, 14 and Shane Woewodin's son Taj, 15, are others on the Demons' radar, although admittedly they are all very young. Defender Nathan Brown also has three sons – Kynan, 13, Jake, 11, a talented soccer player, and Ryder, 9.  

Hopefully a few of those end up AFL standard and playing with the Dees.

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7 minutes ago, Pennant St Dee said:

Isn't Jeff's boy called Kalani?

This from whatwhatsaywhat above "Jeff White's son Kalani, 11, is another the club is keeping an eye on while he plays his footy for Surfers Paradise in Queensland. White also has twin sons named Kai and Tahj, still only seven years old".

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4 minutes ago, Redleg said:

This from whatwhatsaywhat above "Jeff White's son Kalani, 11, is another the club is keeping an eye on while he plays his footy for Surfers Paradise in Queensland. White also has twin sons named Kai and Tahj, still only seven years old".

Yes saw that after I posted, but would be nice to see/hear of Yze, White, Woey, Davey and Browndog running around in the Red and blue again

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11 hours ago, Deemania since 56 said:

Dead right! It was some performance - for the whole year. A purple patch like no other. 

Correct. He was really good week-in week-out. I am a hopeless punter, but backed him at the TAB sometime in late July at 30 to 1 to win. And yes, I have been bragging about it ever since.

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23 hours ago, Diamond_Jim said:

Woey was the classic one hit musical sensation. A great year but alas not repeated. And of course in typicalMelbourne fashion his contract was up for renewal in the year after his one hit wonder.

 

Still think he was stiff. He had a pretty good 2002 from memory. Though his 2001 was something to forget.

18 hours ago, TeamPlayedFine39 said:

His version is he didn't get a chance to take a cut.
Club said he needed to take a cut, he and his manger were discussing it, manager was putting a proposal together whilst Woey was on the end of season trip, then the club traded him to Collingwood before they had the chance to negotiate.

Daniher says at the end of the vid that the salary cap was so tight, that someone simply had to go and that cutting Woewodin allowed them to keep: Yze, Johnstone and offer contracts to Robertson, Powell, James McDonald and Chris Lamb.
 

Which would have made sense if we didn't also lose Powell. No wonder 2003 was so poor, losing two of our prime-movers in the midfield in one season.

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I know this is focused on the father/son side of things but any daughters who carry famous names who might pull on the red and blue?

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On 9/3/2019 at 8:56 PM, whatwhatsaywhat said:

doesn't qualify for pies as father-son so it's either dees or pot-luck in the draft in a few years time

they had salary cap issues and had to decide between I think him, yze, and some other talent ... given how he finished off at the pies they probably chose the right option ... although should have managed things better to avoid having to force someone out in the first place

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2 hours ago, Pates said:

I know this is focused on the father/son side of things but any daughters who carry famous names who might pull on the red and blue?

Interesting point you raised Pates.

So interesting I'm off for my pre-sleep nap.

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5 minutes ago, Biffen said:

Interesting point you raised Pates.

So interesting I'm off for my pre-sleep nap.

Thanks for your extremely valuable contribution, I’m not surprised you need a nap after really straining yourself on it. 

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1 minute ago, Pates said:

Thanks for your extremely valuable contribution, I’m not surprised you need a nap after really straining yourself on it. 

Exhausting.

Sometimes the only way I can energise myself is to ponder the vagaries of the AFLW draft system and all the possible recruits.

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On 9/2/2020 at 4:36 PM, Pates said:

I know this is focused on the father/son side of things but any daughters who carry famous names who might pull on the red and blue?

Is that the source of OMac in our current team? 

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