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7 minutes ago, dazzledavey36 said:

I think his asking price is also too much for our salary cap.

And you know this how?

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32 minutes ago, dazzledavey36 said:

I think his asking price is also too much for our salary cap.

I was thinking that as well but we had the room for Elliot, why not Papley?

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2 hours ago, dazzledavey36 said:

I think his asking price is also too much for our salary cap.

How much is he asking for?

How much space do we have?

Surely you don’t know either of these to have come to the above conclusion...

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I think the deal between Sydney and Carlton is done basically in principal. the Swans maybe just don't want to lose him if they can't get Daniher. 

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I think the journos at this time of year go:

'Which trade hasn't happened yet? Oh yeah, Papley.'

MFC makes a move, gets a new pick. 

Editor says, 'we need to link Papley to someone'

Journo says, 'MFC have a pick, are they making a play for Papley?'

It becomes a 'story'.

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7 hours ago, olisik said:

How much is he asking for?

How much space do we have?

Surely you don’t know either of these to have come to the above conclusion...

Yep I made it up all..

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10 hours ago, dworship said:

And you know this how?

Hence is use of the word think, not know. He might think that based on weeks of speculation about his asking price and guesstimates of our salary cap position.

As an example I think hills price is too high for our cap

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A few loose whispers we are in discussions here.  Very loose though.

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40 minutes ago, Rusty Nails said:

A few loose whispers we are in discussions here.  Very loose though.

source?

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4 minutes ago, demonstone said:

Pick 3 for Papley?  Not in a million years mate, he's not worth anywhere near that.

He is worth 2-3 goals a game

That could be a few wins in a tight comp. 

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11 minutes ago, dazzledavey36 said:

source?

Tomato DD...and probably past its use by

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56 minutes ago, Sir Why You Little said:

He is worth 2-3 goals a game

That could be a few wins in a tight comp. 

Statistically he's worth just over a goal a game, so not 2-3. You don't give up pick 3 for this type.

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Another poster described Papley as a "poor man's Brent Harvey".  

If you're a "poor man's" anybody, by definition you're not that great.  Second round pick at best IMO.

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5 minutes ago, demonstone said:

Another poster described Papley as a "poor man's Brent Harvey".  

If you're a "poor man's" anybody, by definition you're not that great.  Second round pick at best IMO.

We need a player like Papley but having said that his worth this trade period has been extremely inflated. He's not worth a first round pick.

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good lord Papley has turned into Gary Ablett Jnr in the past week!

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39 minutes ago, DubDee said:

good lord Papley has turned into Gary Ablett Jnr in the past week!

Bit like that Frost bloke.

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I'd be extremely happy if we were able to secure Tom Papley, but he's not the Messiah (nor a naughty boy!) and not first round material, as others have already stated.

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4 minutes ago, DubDee said:

good lord Papley has turned into Gary Ablett Jnr in the past week!

Amazing form Dub.  He didn't coat hanger a single player either!

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Trade radio reporting his manager just walked into the room. We'll know where he's going shortly

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10 minutes ago, Redbeard said:

Trade radio reporting his manager just walked into the room. We'll know where he's going shortly

Was he carrying brown paper bags?

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30 minutes ago, A F said:

Statistically he's worth just over a goal a game, so not 2-3. You don't give up pick 3 for this type.

So we give it up for an 18 year old and wait 3 years?i know the logic, you are going by. 

Papley including goal assists is worth 2-3 goals a game. He is ready to go. 
The MFC needs to play finals next season
 

Roll the dice....

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