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2 minutes ago, Return to Glory said:

Was unaware of this. Thank you

all good

if you look at his numbers you can see the massive drop-off from pre- to post-injury - it's almost like (surprise, surprise) he can't run at the moment

it's a significant duty of care issue for mine

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20 minutes ago, whatwhat say what said:

all good

if you look at his numbers you can see the massive drop-off from pre- to post-injury - it's almost like (surprise, surprise) he can't run at the moment

it's a significant duty of care issue for mine

They played Rowan Marshall with a foot injury too

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3 minutes ago, Mickey said:

Tom Morris reporting Zach Merrett has re-signed for 6 years 

Probably getting way more than other clubs offered.

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21 minutes ago, CYB said:

Chasing money more than an immediate tilt at the flag.

Essendon have a great list and future with Cox, Perkins, Langford and Parish providing a pretty good core. 

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2 hours ago, whatwhat say what said:

all good

if you look at his numbers you can see the massive drop-off from pre- to post-injury - it's almost like (surprise, surprise) he can't run at the moment

it's a significant duty of care issue for mine

 

2 hours ago, adonski said:

They played Rowan Marshall with a foot injury too

Rod Owen?

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1 hour ago, Mickey said:

Tom Morris reporting Zach Merrett has re-signed for 6 years 

Essendon are my most hated team but I like Zac Merrett as a player and I like that he has stuck with his mates. Will finish as a one team player and that is to be admired I reckon 

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It's a shame but I don't think we had the salary cap space to seriously be in the conversation anyway. I expect we'll be fairly low key this trade period before some money frees up after T-mac and Brayshaws deal expires next year. Even then we'll have to keep some up our sleeve to satisfy Oliver on a long term deal.

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I had my heart set on Merrett, he would compliment our midfield perfectly. Fair play to him though for sticking it out at Essendon, although I still hope they fall in another hole soon enough.

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On 6/17/2021 at 3:09 PM, Mickey said:

Tom Morris reporting Zach Merrett has re-signed for 6 years 

Very happy with this

(First to admit I am an Essendon hater)  I thought the best case for them was to finish bottom 4 this year and then get a compo pick for losing Merrett. Giving them 2 top 5 picks. They talk very positively (when haven't they?)  but I think they will stay mediocre for a few more years yet. Still have some massive gaps in their list. 2 top 5 picks was their best option. 

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If we are looking for players now it needs to be role players, we can afford to pay more player big money.  Im thinking like a Waterman from the Eagles.  Or maybe even a Caddy/Polec who will be dirt cheap but coukd add something 

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Hoping the Dees interest in Brayden Maynard has substance. 
 

Otherwise I think Ed Richards at the Bulldogs should be worth looking at.  Good skilled midfielder wingman type. Left footer.  Dogs has surplus of his type and he’d be a good addition at the Dees. Injured for first half of 2021 but should be back in next few rounds.  

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16 hours ago, Travy14 said:

If we are looking for players now it needs to be role players, we can afford to pay more player big money.  Im thinking like a Waterman from the Eagles.  Or maybe even a Caddy/Polec who will be dirt cheap but coukd add something 

Caddy is god awful 

I would hate him to have him on our list 

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On 6/17/2021 at 4:20 PM, Redleg said:

Also one of my targets, Jordan Clark of the Cats, looks headed home to the Dockers. Pity! I think he would have made a good winger for us.

I think its worth considering why he is not getting a game at the Cats aside their many 30+ age players. I think he is showy but possibly does not do the things you need to when you don’t have the ball ie: 2 way run. Someone particularly a WA side will pay overs for him  being he is in contract. If we are looking to take a punt on a player to add pace and dynamics that might reach potential but wont cost the earth I would look at Petrevski Seton. Played out of position and poorly developed at Carlton, has shown impact at times, out of contract and at 23 fits with our list profile. Also dont disagree with Ed Richards at the right price. 

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On 6/18/2021 at 7:39 PM, Travy14 said:

If we are looking for players now it needs to be role players, we can afford to pay more player big money.  Im thinking like a Waterman from the Eagles.  Or maybe even a Caddy/Polec who will be dirt cheap but coukd add something 

lol, caddy or polec.. no thanks

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