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14 minutes ago, FireInTheBelly said:

Starting to look like we're done? For this trade period anyway.

You'd think GWS have to make a deal with us for Pick 3 between now and Draft Night. We don't need to do a deal with them but they need to do a deal with us. We should only accept 6, 2020 1st Rd and Player. Nothing less. If they don't like that deal then we say "see you on draft night".

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2 minutes ago, Demonland said:

You'd think GWS have to make a deal with us for Pick 3 between now and Draft Night. We don't need to do a deal with them but they need to do a deal with us. We should only accept 6, 2020 1st Rd and Player. Nothing less. If they don't like that deal then we say "see you on draft night".

I thought players could only be traded until 7:30 tonight, after that point only picks can be traded? We surely won't be doing a trade without a very good player?

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5 minutes ago, Demonland said:

You'd think GWS have to make a deal with us for Pick 3 between now and Draft Night. We don't need to do a deal with them but they need to do a deal with us. We should only accept 6, 2020 1st Rd and Player. Nothing less. If they don't like that deal then we say "see you on draft night".

If a player is to be involved it has to be done in the next 97 minutes. Unless you could delist a player who agrees to come to us.

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Just now, FireInTheBelly said:

I thought players could only be traded until 7:30 tonight, after that point only picks can be traded? We surely won't be doing a trade without a very good player?

Correct. Hopefully we get a deal for 6 + a good player before 7:30 tonight. Pick swap shouldn’t satisfy us IMO so it’s deal now, or no deal.

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Just now, FireInTheBelly said:

I thought players could only be traded until 7:30 tonight, after that point only picks can be traded? We surely won't be doing a trade without a very good player?

Correct. I trust that we've put that scenario forward (I hope so anyway) and if they won't do that deal then "see you on draft night. Only one Top 10 for you this year".

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2 minutes ago, Lord Travis said:

Correct. Hopefully we get a deal for 6 + a good player before 7:30 tonight. Pick swap shouldn’t satisfy us IMO so it’s deal now, or no deal.

I'll be livid if it's just a pick swap. 6 & 1st 2020 & a player for me. We are holding a winning hand. No freebies for them.

If no deal before 7:30pm then it should be no deal.

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1 minute ago, Demonland said:

I'll be livid if it's just a pick swap. 6 & 1st 2020 & a player for me. We are holding a winning hand. No freebies for them.

If no deal before 7:30pm then it should be no deal.

I won't so much be livid but I do want a player so if that falls through then we should be making them bend over for some other picks. Say 2020 2nd rounder as well.

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9 minutes ago, Lord Travis said:

Correct. Hopefully we get a deal for 6 + a good player before 7:30 tonight. Pick swap shouldn’t satisfy us IMO so it’s deal now, or no deal.

This all begs the question. Which player would we accept?

Personally I'd like Finlayson, but not sure they can let him go now Patton's out.

Who else? I can't see anyone else I like that would be around the right value.

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2 minutes ago, bing181 said:

Looking at the points, Pick 3 = Pick 6 + 37.

3 for 6 + 1st 2020, even low first, would put us well in front.

The points system doesn't explain it very well here imo.

The difference between pick 3 and say pick 14-20 next year will be significant.

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I think if Finlayson (or similar high profile GWS player) was up for discussion talks we would have had at least a few quiet whispers by now.

Looks like we're going to the draft.  Don't give them a swap with a future 1st or they'll get two bites at the draft cherry and probably pinch one of our targets.

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3 hours ago, DeeSpencer said:

Being the second best team in the comp behind GWS is a pretty good situation. Richmond were that and just won the flag by 89 points. 

In 2016 Brisbane traded pick 2 and late picks for 3, 16. 

Taranto for McCluggage and Berry. As good as Taranto is the Lions got 2 core pieces of their rebuild who both stuck around and a couple of years later really should’ve beaten GWS in a semi final. 

Taranto was GWS best on ground in the GF. 

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27 minutes ago, Diamond_Jim said:

nothing on Billy S or JFK

Had hoped they would find new homes but perhaps some luck in the PSD (assuming we don't offer them a contract.)

I too hope they get another opportunity, but with great respect to their efforts at Melbourne, I hope its at another club.  I'd rather have the list space to punt on an 'unknown quantity' with a 10% chance of making it, and a 0.5% chance of becoming a gem.

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8 minutes ago, Cards13 said:

We can but someone posted a journo’s quote saying Suns will redraft him in the PSD. 

I saw that.  Martin is already a GCS player so couldn't see why they need to re-draft him at all.  He hasn't been delisted so they just give him a new contract and keep the PSD pick.

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