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1 hour ago, Carn dees said:

 

Dare to dream Pick3 Young    Pick8 Stephens/Kemp    PSD2 Jack Martin      Supplementary Rookie : Harley Bennell

             

My dare to dream

1. Nominate Green. GWS matches

2. Split 4 for Freo’s 7 and 10 

3. Young with 7

4  Stephens with  8

5 Weightman with 10

Draft Order

1 Rowell

2 Anderson

3 Green

4 Jackson

5 Flanders

6 Kemp

7 Young

8 Stephens

9 Ash

10 Weightman 

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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 confident

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 MF

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Young will not last that long. He’s a certain top 5 pick. If we split the pick, we miss him.

I’m hoping we hold onto 3 + 8 and take Young and Stephens.

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43 minutes ago, Lord Travis said:

Young will not last that long. He’s a certain top 5 pick. If we split the pick, we miss him.

I’m hoping we hold onto 3 + 8 and take Young and Stephens.

A very solid outcome unless we can split 8 and still land Stephens with say 10/11 & a bonus of Pickett with a third pick somewhere around 30 to 40.

The Hawks have 11 & 30.

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10 minutes ago, 1 red eye 1 blue eye said:

With Freo having Robertson, Jackson and Henry around their picks why would they trade?

If they pick Robertson at 7,  then they have to hope that ourselves or Carlton ( who have both indicated they are interested in small forwards)don’t pick Henry or they will be forced to match bid or else miss out on him. Doing a deal with us is their best way to secure 2 top 10 picks and Henry. 

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11 minutes ago, Colm said:

If they pick Robertson at 7,  then they have to hope that ourselves or Carlton ( who have both indicated they are interested in small forwards)don’t pick Henry or they will be forced to match bid or else miss out on him. Doing a deal with us is their best way to secure 2 top 10 picks and Henry. 

Rewatched Henrys highlights, he will be a star and is an impressive young lad, so yes an early bid as you say by us or Carlton would be on the cards.

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If it is Young and Jackson, I bag Display name Chloe. :)

But seriously no turf is more Melbourne than the Flinders St Station precinct. it is the city end.

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4 hours ago, sydneydee said:

My dare to dream

1. Nominate Green. GWS matches

2. Split 4 for Freo’s 7 and 10 

3. Young with 7

4  Stephens with  8

5 Weightman with 10

Draft Order

1 Rowell

2 Anderson

3 Green

4 Jackson

5 Flanders

6 Kemp

7 Young

8 Stephens

9 Ash

10 Weightman 

Swap Kemp with Stephens and that is my dream scenario too.

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Listening to Jason Taylor on Road To Draft podcast - Luke Jackson in the frame for pick 3. They see him as a forward option. Don't think he will be a full-time ruckman at AFL level. If we draft him, he will be part of the forward group. Interesting to hear considering he's barely played forward and has played pure ruck through the year. Seems we may get a 'tall forward' after all...

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1 hour ago, Lord Travis said:

Listening to Jason Taylor on Road To Draft podcast - Luke Jackson in the frame for pick 3. They see him as a forward option. Don't think he will be a full-time ruckman at AFL level. If we draft him, he will be part of the forward group. Interesting to hear considering he's barely played forward and has played pure ruck through the year. Seems we may get a 'tall forward' after all...

I certainly hope not LT.  Pert should be intervening on this IF Taylor (Goody) is/are seriously considering a ruckman at 3

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1 hour ago, Rusty Nails said:

I certainly hope not LT.  Pert should be intervening on this IF Taylor (Goody) is/are seriously considering a ruckman at 3

No he shouldn't. He's the CEO, not the list manager or talent scout.

If, as a CEO or footy manager, you don't trust the judgement of your recruiting manager, then they should be your recruiting manager.

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On 10/23/2019 at 4:53 AM, Deebacle said:

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.

so how many times have u seen these guys live?

I think the recruiters know more than phantom drafts on bigfooty

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1 hour ago, Dr.D said:

so how many times have u seen these guys live?

I think the recruiters know more than phantom drafts on bigfooty

So I cannot have a preference. And the phantom drafts I speak of are Cal Twoomey, not big footy. So once again. Young and Kemp.😁

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On 10/30/2019 at 6:17 PM, Dr.D said:

so how many times have u seen these guys live?

I think the recruiters know more than phantom drafts on bigfooty

 

On 10/30/2019 at 7:22 PM, Deebacle said:

So I cannot have a preference. And the phantom drafts I speak of are Cal Twoomey, not big footy. So once again. Young and Kemp.😁

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Young & to a lessor extent Kemp both prominent in that win (statistically anyway...didn't see the match).

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1 hour ago, Rusty Nails said:

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Young & to a lessor extent Kemp both prominent in that win (statistically anyway...didn't see the match).

Rowell was a cut above that day. Anderson and Young also played well and showed they could match it against men. Bianco was also good with his dash. If we had a second round pick, he'd be right in our cross hairs. He'll wind up a decent little player IMO

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37 minutes ago, Lord Travis said:

Rowell was a cut above that day. Anderson and Young also played well and showed they could match it against men. Bianco was also good with his dash. If we had a second round pick, he'd be right in our cross hairs. He'll wind up a decent little player IMO

Yes Bianco also seems to figure in other matches at this level.  I haven't seen any footage

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Bianco is projected as a pick 15-30 type. He’s a small-medium player who has good kicking skills and a bit of dash. Played mainly wing and  halfback flank. I reckon we’d be right into him if we had a second round pick to use.

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On 10/30/2019 at 6:05 PM, Good Lord George said:

No he shouldn't. He's the CEO, not the list manager or talent scout.

If, as a CEO or footy manager, you don't trust the judgement of your recruiting manager, then they should be your recruiting manager.

Footy (sporting) clubs can rise and fall on the back of one monumental mistake GLG.  Sorry but there are times when a CEO needs to step up and be counted and that would be one of them.

Pert is not a babe in the woods.  He would know when he sees a mega blunder looming and if he didn't act then he isn't doing his job and may as well walk himself.

98.5% of the time certainly.  But there comes a very rare time when it's a must...

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2 hours ago, Lord Travis said:

Rowell was a cut above that day. Anderson and Young also played well and showed they could match it against men. Bianco was also good with his dash. If we had a second round pick, he'd be right in our cross hairs. He'll wind up a decent little player IMO

Rowell is clearly the pack leader for 2019 LT but i would have Anderson and Young not that far apart either.  Anderson possibly by a nose as by all accounts he has the ability to kick a few handy goals pushing forward.

There is a top 3 (☝🏼) and a bit of daylight from there imv.

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On 10/23/2019 at 8:53 PM, RedLegs23 said:

Personally, if we're to go by highlights, Dylan Stephens is exactly what our midfields lacks & needs. Speed, class & goals - Fantastic point of difference from the kid.

I've timestamped 3 bits of vision below that have impressed me more so than most highlight packages thus far.

1. @ 1:03

2. @ 2:06

3. @ 2:36

Maybe it's Dylan we're looking to make an early jump on? I hope so.

 

wow, Dylans highlights are by far the most impressove, reminds me of robbie flower

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I can see us taking Young 3 and Stephens 8 if available.

Stephens is versatile. Can play wing, outside mid and half forward. Has a lot of zip!

I do think Adelaide would be prepared to take him with Pick 4.

 

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3 hours ago, Rusty Nails said:

Footy (sporting) clubs can rise and fall on the back of one monumental mistake GLG.  Sorry but there are times when a CEO needs to step up and be counted and that would be one of them.

Pert is not a babe in the woods.  He would know when he sees a mega blunder looming and if he didn't act then he isn't doing his job and may as well walk himself.

98.5% of the time certainly.  But there comes a very rare time when it's a must...

I'm not sure picking 1 18 year old over another is the 1.5%, but each to their own.

Pert was reportedly far too involved in the Collingwood FD during his tenure there. I'd be loathe to see him doing the same here.

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