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On 10/30/2020 at 9:34 AM, Nascent said:

With Geelong forming a dad's army with Higgins and Smith, maybe we can pry a quality young player out that may be starved of opportunity either this year or next. Maybe Clark? Would love for them to fall off a cliff with an ageing list and then lose their young talent in the process.

Smith is a double agent, Alastair Clarkson has sent him to Geelong so he can age their list, a young player will either get delisted, or not get games, and rot on the vines. Smith is finished, he's disposal efficiency for this season has dropped by a whopping 8% from his career average, that is the first sign of a ageing player, who can not run all day and execute his skills at a high level. This season he would play a great game and then not fire a shot for the next 4 games. higgings is 32 he had a few injuries this season, his body is finished, he will breakdown. 

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On 10/30/2020 at 10:16 PM, Dr evil said:

What's a bigger disaster for the cats, signing Smith, (who i still believe is coming to the Dees) and losing Menegola. or not starting Dangerfield in the middle at the start of the 3rd quarter in the grand final?

I am either missing the /jk tag or else you believe ISmith could still be headed our way - do you still think this? If so, interesting. What would make that series of events occur?

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47 minutes ago, Marcus94 said:

@Dr evil besides Sideshow Bob joining us, do you have any updates at all on who we are targeting? Love your work chief

Mahoney reckons we are done with Brown likely to be the only trade IN and likely to get 3 or 4 players traded out. 
 

FFS. WE NEED OUTSIDE RUNNERS.
A WINGMAN (Phillips) AND MAYBE ANOTHER PACY SMALL FORWARD (Hind) 

We must push the button now or we may go backwards again  

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13 minutes ago, Marcus94 said:

@Lord Nev thank you for the update. If we're looking at Treloar, would Tmac to the filth be apart of that deal do you think?

I don't think we're looking at Treloar. Haven't heard anything to suggest it.

You'd have to ask Dr Evil about that one.

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34 minutes ago, Patches O’houlihan said:

Anyone know of any good trade targets? 

Yes let's get this back on topic hey?

The ruck/forward role was interesting from Mahoney. We've interviewed a few potential prospects already. I'm guessing Shaun McKernan is one. Wonder who else We've spoken to?

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5 minutes ago, dazzledavey36 said:

Yes let's get this back on topic hey?

The ruck/forward role was interesting from Mahoney. We've interviewed a few potential prospects already. I'm guessing Shaun McKernan is one. Wonder who else We've spoken to?

Yeah i certainly did find that interesting. felt like he was putting the message out to managers of fringe players who play that role who might be looking for another club. I can't imagine it being anyone better than fringe as we wouldn't wanna take game time away from the big 3 

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7 minutes ago, dazzledavey36 said:

Yes let's get this back on topic hey?

The ruck/forward role was interesting from Mahoney. We've interviewed a few potential prospects already. I'm guessing Shaun McKernan is one. Wonder who else We've spoken to?

Doesn’t Ben Brown solve this as a third option? McKernan makes sense also. 

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Just now, Fat Tony said:

Doesn’t Ben Brown solve this as a third option? McKernan makes sense also. 

Brown doesn't ruck.

3 minutes ago, Patches O’houlihan said:

Yeah i certainly did find that interesting. felt like he was putting the message out to managers of fringe players who play that role who might be looking for another club. I can't imagine it being anyone better than fringe as we wouldn't wanna take game time away from the big 3 

Agree. It will take a lot of guts to come in for this role, especially when you have Weid, Brown Nd Jackson already ahead.

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17 minutes ago, dazzledavey36 said:

Yes let's get this back on topic hey?

The ruck/forward role was interesting from Mahoney. We've interviewed a few potential prospects already. I'm guessing Shaun McKernan is one. Wonder who else We've spoken to?

Purely guessing:

Nathan Vardy (likely stays at Eagles if Hickey goes to the Swans)
Max Lynch - out of contract Collingwood ruck
Sam Hayes - 3rd in line to ruck at Port
Callum Coleman-Jones - Tigers could dump him for poor behaviour
Majak
Wylie Buzza - delisted by the Pies

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3 minutes ago, DeeSpencer said:

Purely guessing:

Nathan Vardy (likely stays at Eagles if Hickey goes to the Swans)
Max Lynch - out of contract Collingwood ruck
Sam Hayes - 3rd in line to ruck at Port
Callum Coleman-Jones - Tigers could dump him for poor behaviour
Majak
Wylie Buzza - delisted by the Pies

Yeah you might be on the mark with some of those names.

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8 minutes ago, Demons3031 said:

Is Mason Cox an option..maybe as part of a two way package deal?

I doubt it, I think we'd want someone cheaper, with a bit more appetite for the ruck and probably younger (which goes against McKernan)

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1 hour ago, Grr-owl said:

Somebody once said that reasoned debate is the foundation of liberal democracy. If that's true, the entire civilisation is suffering an existential threat. And, in case anyone is not aware of it, the alternatives are all worse.

Check out what’s happening on the political scene in the US ATM.

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