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We have pick 2 in the PSD and I’m interested to see who we could nab. 

Jack Martin was spoken about but seems that he is not interested.

Harley Bennell is a possible but seems to be a risk?

Riley Knights, Casbolt, Henderson and Gray also likely

Any thoughts?

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2 minutes ago, Lord Travis said:

If it’s not Martin then it seems we’ve wasted an opportunity. We won’t be near the top of the drafts again for sometime so need to make it count.

Really ? do you know something that we don't  - was 2019 a complete aberration 

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1 hour ago, Dirts said:

We have pick 2 in the PSD and I’m interested to see who we could nab. 

Jack Martin was spoken about but seems that he is not interested.

Harley Bennell is a possible but seems to be a risk?

Riley Knights, Casbolt, Henderson and Gray also likely

Any thoughts?

Levi has already signed on at Carlton. I assume most of the other names if they picked up by another club will be a delisted free agent. I assume the Pre season draft won't be used apart from Carlton with Jack Martin considering that it's the same day as the draft now

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1 hour ago, Sydee said:

Really ? do you know something that we don't  - was 2019 a complete aberration 

So then you think we should plan for a bunch of high draft picks in the coming years because we'll fail?

I'd rather live with the same belief as Lord Travis. Life is too short.

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6 minutes ago, Moonshadow said:

So then you think we should plan for a bunch of high draft picks in the coming years because we'll fail?

I'd rather live with the same belief as Lord Travis. Life is too short.

That's all good - but the reality is MFC has finished better than 10th twice in the last 10 years and played finals once - hardly inspiring stuff that fills you with confidence

Like you I live in hope ever year but to say we won't be close to the top of the drafts for sometime is a stretch based on history and the past season performance wouldn't you say 

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9 minutes ago, Sydee said:

That's all good - but the reality is MFC has finished better than 10th twice in the last 10 years and played finals once - hardly inspiring stuff that fills you with confidence

Like you I live in hope ever year but to say we won't be close to the top of the drafts for sometime is a stretch based on history and the past season performance wouldn't you say 

In the context of annual drafts, which is what this board is about, I think it's perfectly appropriate to plan as if we won't have high draft picks for a while.

Do you think our recruiters plan for failure?

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2 hours ago, Dirts said:

We have pick 2 in the PSD and I’m interested to see who we could nab. 

Jack Martin was spoken about but seems that he is not interested.

Harley Bennell is a possible but seems to be a risk?

Riley Knights, Casbolt, Henderson and Gray also likely

Any thoughts?

Those players - apart from Martin - will be delisted free agents available to sign without the draft. When it comes to the PSD we will have 3 options:

1. Martin
2. Pass
3. Catch wind of Gold Coast (unlikely due to being able to prelist academy pick ups) with pick 1 in the rookie draft or any other team with a subsequent pick being interested in players we want to rookie draft, forcing us to reassess our plans and add them to our main list.

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2 hours ago, Lord Travis said:

If it’s not Martin then it seems we’ve wasted an opportunity. We won’t be near the top of the drafts again for sometime so need to make it count.

We must pick Martin if he's not delisted & declared a free agent & nominates Carlton. The Suns aren't going 2 do Carlton any favours so if he goes in National Draft they will need to use pick 9 or the run risk that someone else picks him up. Or he nominates PSD in which case Suns redraft him or WE do b4 Carlton at pick 3. Stuff Martin he must go to whoever drafts him so I'm hoping we grow a pair & pick him.

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