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3 minutes ago, Leoncelli_36 said:

FFS we jump on contracts don’t we. He has proven nothing to this point. Unreliable kick at goal and makes poor decisions when leading out. I’d hold fire. This is like Weidermans contract. I hope he doesn’t command much money 

Its a 2 year deal Chell.... not like he's signing a big 600k 5 year deal.

He's currently in our best 22 who's about to hit the 50 game mark.

Makes perfect sense to me really. Still has a lot of development and improvement to go.

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36 minutes ago, dazzledavey36 said:

Its a 2 year deal Chell.... not like he's signing a big 600k 5 year deal.

He's currently in our best 22 who's about to hit the 50 game mark.

Makes perfect sense to me really. Still has a lot of development and improvement to go.

And would attract opposition interest for sure. much better to sign him up before they get a chance. 

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Surprised at how many have jumped off the bandwagon TBH. He's given away a stupid 50 metre penalty and despite a near-flawless kicking technique, he's had a bad few weeks converting set shots (which even the best forwards go through at some point). Other than that, he's barely put a foot wrong since he was drafted. Gives our forwardline a real point of difference and will only get better. 

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FFS he is a 45 game player who is coming out of contract. No one is saying he is getting a godfather offer? Does anyone believe we should not sign in?  Look at our out of contracts list which order you would sort them in. The earlier we tidy these no brainer decisions up the better for club and player.

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Arent they supposed to play better when a contract is up for renewal?

His manager must have neglected to tell him.

 

 

(He will be back in hot form soon enough)

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2 hours ago, Leoncelli_36 said:

FFS we jump on contracts don’t we. He has proven nothing to this point. Unreliable kick at goal and makes poor decisions when leading out. I’d hold fire. This is like Weidermans contract. I hope he doesn’t command much money 

Kids doing alright for his size. 

But you do the like the hysterical  overaction

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What’s his best position, he’s played half back, wing, half forward and now this yr is playing deep forward... 

Bailey had a great end to last season and a great pre season, form so far this yr has been ok. 
Still has improvement and upside in his game 👍

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26 minutes ago, big_red_fire_engine said:

FFS he is a 45 game player who is coming out of contract. No one is saying he is getting a godfather offer? Does anyone believe we should not sign in?  Look at our out of contracts list which order you would sort them in. The earlier we tidy these no brainer decisions up the better for club and player.

Bizarre that there's actually supporters who legit think we shouldn't be giving contracts to talented players like Fritta.

Can't wait until he hits the 80-100 game mark. 

I was filthy on him on the weekend for the 50. But there no doubting his talent that's for sure.

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4 hours ago, Leoncelli_36 said:

FFS we jump on contracts don’t we. He has proven nothing to this point. Unreliable kick at goal and makes poor decisions when leading out. I’d hold fire. This is like Weidermans contract. I hope he doesn’t command much money 

I won't be unhappy to re-sign him but I wouldn't want to be paying him too much. I'd almost be tempted to see what he might be worth on the market. Probably nothing more than we paid for him originally (or around pick 30) so better off keeping him.

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Been a while since people got wound up about re-signing our leading goal-kicker!

I think Fritsch is doing okay at present, and I am 100% sure that he is doing a lot of team-first things that reduce his visibility and stats.  His form is also 'fluctuating upwards', so to speak.

Aaaany moment now he's going to have a ripper, I can feel it in me bones.

 

 

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Since moving forward, BF has taken 39 marks inside forward 50 in 14 weeks. This would rank top 10 if not top 5 in the competition.

Playing with the team with the worst delivery in the competition.

He's in only his third year and will only get stronger and stronger physically over coming seasons. 

His leading to pockets (not helping his conversion) needs to be addressed but as he gets bigger he'll back himself to take marks in more congested zones. 

A must sign. 

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14 hours ago, dazzledavey36 said:

Its a 2 year deal Chell.... not like he's signing a big 600k 5 year deal.

He's currently in our best 22 who's about to hit the 50 game mark.

Makes perfect sense to me really. Still has a lot of development and improvement to go.

When we are looking, at contract time, at the talents that we have assembled in recent years, we often say that such talent is not consistent in its highly positive mode. Players are not as good, in other words, as it was initially expected to be and neither was the subsequent development of their skills and attributes. My stance is a little skewed, another way, from this initial criticism. My thoughts tend to centre on the development team and the overarching coaching. Hence, I must remember when considering players at the 50-game mark that these fellas are largely the product of Goodwin and his limited strategies, deployments and game plans. I am almost convinced that another head coach would have been more likely to produce that kind of development that the fans and members expect; Bayley is one of these players, as are Clarrie, Petracca, Gus, et al. 

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15 hours ago, Leoncelli_36 said:

FFS we jump on contracts don’t we. He has proven nothing to this point. Unreliable kick at goal and makes poor decisions when leading out. I’d hold fire. This is like Weidermans contract. I hope he doesn’t command much money 

The kid is in the top 20 for the league for goals kicked and you’re saying he doesn’t deserve a contract. 

Give me strength! 

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