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Who do you want with picks 3?  

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8 hours ago, RalphiusMaximus said:

To force them to use their first pick on him. If he's not nominated before their first pick then they grab another talented kid and then pay for him later in the draft.

I perfectly understand that strategy and agree with it, however, you miss the point of my post which was all about the detail of a mock draft from an actual ELITE  AFL club and who they had at 3.
 

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10 hours ago, goodwindees said:

Yesterday I had breakfast with a mate that has been part of an AFL club’s recruitment team for 10 years and due to him passing me info prior to the actual Draft, I would rather keep the Club confidential, however, let me assure you that this is one hell of a successful club. 

My mate’s role is purely Victorian based and focuses totally on the TAC, no other league. 

The bottom line is that he told me this Club had a major meeting last Saturday whereby all the TAC watchers met for a full day and compiled a mock Draft of Victorian TAC players. 

Whilst having to be a little guarded at this time of year, my mate told me that at Saturday’s meeting, Hayden Young was the almost totally unanimous choice as number 3 from the TAC. In fact, my mate scoffed at the thought of overlooking Young at 3 even after the interstate kids were factored in  

He was very strong in his praise of Kemp but didn’t want to elaborate too much about other players in the 5 to 10 range as this is where his Club would be selecting.

He did however say that neither he or any of his other TAC watchers had Weightman in the first 12 and said he’d be highly surprised if any Club took him in the Top 10 after the interstaters were added in.

Thought you might be interested.

 

 

This is some deep state disinformation by either RFC, HFC, CFC or GFC.

Two scenarios

1. They WANT Young, so they put this out there, thinking we will think this is a disinfo campaign so we will select not-Young. (I feel like I am in Inception and don't know how many levels down I am.) Probability - 5%

2. They want someone else so put this out there hoping we take him so they can get their man. They do the same with other unwitting assets for other club forums with other players to freak clubs out so they get their man. Probability - 93%

The most likely, Occams Razor-esque explanation - that this is all true - I find highly unlikely and scoff at that. 2%

 

:roos:

 

PS: thanks for the info.. :)

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You are so overthinking this mate. This is from a mate of 40 years who we each served as each other’s Best Man at our respective weddings 30 years ago.  There is no bs with this info.

For the last 10 years I get emailed his Club’s full Draft report about 5 minutes before the Draft and I have never let him down by abusing the trust. 

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If you hadn’t worked it out already, the only reason why he would talk about Young is that he knows 100% that Young won’t be there for their first Pick. 

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5 hours ago, goodwindees said:

I perfectly understand that strategy and agree with it, however, you miss the point of my post which was all about the detail of a mock draft from an actual ELITE  AFL club and who they had at 3.
 

I hadn't actually noticed that you posted both comments.  😂

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Luke Jackson should be considered. He could play as a tall forward relief ruck especially against teams with tall defenders like Collingwood and GWS. He even has the skill to play in bursts as a tall on baller. Check out his highlights. He's going to  be a star. Let him learn from Max. Similar in some ways to Steff Martin but a smooth mover. He could play at full forward. 

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jackson should've been an option

 more people would move voted for him of he was an option.

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If we miss Young at 3 it will go down as one of the worst trade decisions of all time imv.

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One of my very rare posts.

At the B&F my table was beside one that contained a number of MFC dignitaries (ex-players) one of them I have I know quite well.  He was a talent spotter for the MFC for a number of years until we told him his services were no longer needed.

Strangely (not) another AFL club enlisted his services in the same role (probably the most succesfull Melbourne based club in the past 10 years) he is still doing the job to this day but did tell me this is his last year.  Getting a bit old to get up and drive all over the place to watch TAC and APS games.

His comments, bottom line first two that GCS will take are head and shoulders, next five or six any bodies guess.  Young good value, asked about Kemp, his comment was would, you be prepared to use pick three on a kid with a suspect knee.

At that point in time we did not have pick eight for me, Young & Kemp

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9 hours ago, goodwindees said:

You are so overthinking this mate. This is from a mate of 40 years who we each served as each other’s Best Man at our respective weddings 30 years ago.  There is no bs with this info.

For the last 10 years I get emailed his Club’s full Draft report about 5 minutes before the Draft and I have never let him down by abusing the trust. 

Kinnear Beatson or one of his team

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4 hours ago, Moonshadow said:

Kinnear Beatson or one of his team

I think best to not to attempt to out goowindees Moonie. He's already pushing too close to the line because posters can't be bothered to determine credibility for themselves and demand to know every ingredient of the secret sauce.  

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Young and Kemp. Young because he has kicking ability we need and is rated number 3 in most phantom drafts. Kemp because he would be and was rated number 3 prior to his knee issue. Pick for best available in the top 10 selections.

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On 10/21/2019 at 11:10 PM, RalphiusMaximus said:

To force them to use their first pick on him. If he's not nominated before their first pick then they grab another talented kid and then pay for him later in the draft.

Essentially removes GWS from having pick 6, and promotes us to pick 7. 

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Young - if he is bringing the ball  out of defence I would quite enjoy the feeling of being confident as aposed to [censored] myself. 

 

Kemp if available at 8 because he has the frame and size aswell as the attributes to tear a game to shreds. Aka dangerousfields

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On 10/22/2019 at 7:38 AM, Rusty Nails said:

If Young comes in and with a fit/in form Hannan/Gus i am struggling to see where Salem fits in tbh.

He's a great accumulator don't get me wrong and a solid player....just not that damaging with run or penetrating kicks to damaging places.

Very classy in close and dishing off to players in immediate vicinity but that mostly delays the ball from transitioning quickly inside 50.

Hibberd looks finished to many of us. He's near the end anyway so he is who would be replaced, not Salem.

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57 minutes ago, Fifty-5 said:

Hibberd looks finished to many of us. He's near the end anyway so he is who would be replaced, not Salem.

In 2021 quite possibly 55.  If not it's still Hibb & more likely Young assuming we pick him up.  I'm not talking about replacing Salem as such.  Is there room out wide if Hannan, Langdon, Tomo and possibly Young and Gus are running around there?  Tomo can drop back to a HBF also.  I'm sure there's room but just not sure what his role is with so many options now.

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Salem can play midfield and in fact should be the one kicking the ball I50 to leading forwards. He's not the best defender as is a bit slow/lacks intercept marketing ability for mine.

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1 hour ago, Rusty Nails said:

In 2021 quite possibly 55.  If not it's still Hibb & more likely Young assuming we pick him up.  I'm not talking about replacing Salem as such.  Is there room out wide if Hannan, Langdon, Tomo and possibly Young and Gus are running around there?  Tomo can drop back to a HBF also.  I'm sure there's room but just not sure what his role is with so many options now.

Salem > Hibberd now.

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I’m looking forward to the melts from Rusty if we don’t pick Young. He’s already penned him into our backline ahead of our best small defender!

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Anyone who has pace, can take a mark and kick straight whether it be for goal or a teammate. A tough nut who plays with intensity for 4q. 

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1 hour ago, hemingway said:

Anyone who has pace, can take a mark and kick straight whether it be for goal or a teammate. A tough nut who plays with intensity for 4q. 

God then Ernest?

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7 minutes ago, old dee said:

God then Ernest?

Just one of those players that we never seem to have but other clubs do. His mantra being get ball, kick ball and kill the opponent!

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