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10 minutes ago, Moonshadow said:

Great news. The signings are coming thick and fast. Got to get Jack Viney's signature next!

I thought we had it?

Fantastic news on Rivers.  You could tell from his first game with his run off half back and his courage that he was going to play a large chunk of the season for us.  Can't wait to see him continue to develop.

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4 minutes ago, demonstone said:

Sack Mahoney!  Sack Goodwin!   Ummm ... I mean, great news and well done to all concerned.

Hahaha dont stress you're doing it right.

If anything you forgot to mention Pert & Misson

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Great signing.  188cm defenders with good mobility, game sense and kicking do not grow on trees.

I don't know if Rivers will be the 'best' of the three  2019 picks, but I'm not sure 'best' will be a sensible way to look at them when they are three such completely different types each very suited the role they will be expected to develop into.

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Great news! West Coast rate him big time and reached out to his management, so I’m glad he decided to extend with us rather than head home to WA. This kid looks like he’ll own a HBF for the next decade.

Lots of signings announced so I’m assuming they’re building to Viney as the finale!

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This just keeps getting better and better, still a number to sign on and I will watch this space anxiously over the coming days, weeks, until we get all our Ducks lined up. Thanks Trent for showing your confidence in the Red & Blue, let's hope it turns to a shared love of our mighty club.

Well done Dee's.!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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1 hour ago, old dee said:

It is early days right now but this kid looks the best of the three taken last year.

I don't have any reluctance to predict that our 3 recruits from the 2019 draft will be better than the Port Adelaide 3 in 2018 draft over their careers.

Big prediction big talk but as long as we develop their footy Riv Kossie and Dogga each have very high degree of ability and special talents that already make them stand out in the AFL at their age.

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Trent Rivers when you talk about signing something of a bargain well Rivers is it.  Once in a blue moon Special.  The kid is very composed   and is hard at it playing off a half back flank....has kicked 2 goals however one was a boomer from outside 50 when it counted.

He plays like he belongs and they are hard to find .  We found one and is part of the future of our great club.

He has made my day.

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13 minutes ago, nosoupforme said:

Trent Rivers when you talk about signing something of a bargain well Rivers is it.  Once in a blue moon Special.  The kid is very composed   and is hard at it playing off a half back flank....has kicked 2 goals however one was a boomer from outside 50 when it counted.

He plays like he belongs and they are hard to find .  We found one and is part of the future of our great club.

He has made my day.

I screamed of delight equivalent to kicking a goal in the game by a Dees player after reading the headline.

Well done Mahoney etc. great work.

A special  talent Who may even be a Dees Captain down the track. Talk about a Grimes type a decade on who will be handled properly and hopefully no injuries to ruin his career. 

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Deelighted to hear this news - he looks right at home at AFL level - in his debut game he seemed to have more time than M Waugh or Gower, and the way he stepped up in the dying minutes in those games towards the end of the year showed extraordinary will to win.

I've been super excited about Rivers since the moment as a draft prospect he was described as being a great kick running out of defence. He should play 200+ games. I hope he tells WC and Freo to f$ck themselves and plays them all in the Red & Blue.

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