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7 minutes ago, Better days ahead said:

I thought he was contracted for another 2 years? 

That he is.

Apparently Burgess was a big part of getting Brown across the line, so no idea why he would’ve come across with Burgo leaving. I call BS

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‘From next season’. Sounds to me like there’s every possibility Burgo goes either next October or possibly in March once he’s got us through the preseason.

If it’s a compassionate release for family reasons and we’ve had time to find a replacement I’m completely fine with that. 
 

 

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2 hours ago, DeeSpencer said:

‘From next season’. Sounds to me like there’s every possibility Burgo goes either next October or possibly in March once he’s got us through the preseason.

If it’s a compassionate release for family reasons and we’ve had time to find a replacement I’m completely fine with that. 

we just lost his understudy to freo tho i saw them tweet about it, forget the name now but a highly respected figure in the field nonetheless

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5 hours ago, Turner said:

we just lost his understudy to freo tho i saw them tweet about it, forget the name now but a highly respected figure in the field nonetheless

You would think his understudy would be well placed to take over when Burgess leaves so the fact he’s moved on tells me Burgess is staying for a while longer at least. It looks like Burgess will return to SA when his contract is up so hopefully the club have a replacement in mind and preferably one who will work in-house with Burgess before he goes, learn at the foot of the master. 

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9 hours ago, Turner said:

we just lost his understudy to freo tho i saw them tweet about it, forget the name now but a highly respected figure in the field nonetheless

Phil Merriman. Bummer. I was thinking they could work out a succession plan with him and Burgo. 

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This will be a huge blow if he leaves, especially with what he has achieved in such a short time. The club simply has to hold him to his contract. 

It cant be happening as only 2 weeks ago he was instrumental in BB coming across. I suspect and hope its happening at the completion of 2021 ready to take the  crows on for teh preseason of 2022.

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6 hours ago, Demon3 said:

This will be a huge blow if he leaves, especially with what he has achieved in such a short time. The club simply has to hold him to his contract. 

It cant be happening as only 2 weeks ago he was instrumental in BB coming across. I suspect and hope its happening at the completion of 2021 ready to take the  crows on for teh preseason of 2022.

i think the only vital role he played was telling the club Brown isn;t going to be held back long term by his knee injury this season i dont think having burgo at the club sold us any more than any other club, i believe the burgo factor is being well overplayed in relation to browns signing

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23 hours ago, DeeSpencer said:

‘From next season’. Sounds to me like there’s every possibility Burgo goes either next October or possibly in March once he’s got us through the preseason.

If it’s a compassionate release for family reasons and we’ve had time to find a replacement I’m completely fine with that. 
 

 

What are these ''compassionate'' reasons ?

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8 minutes ago, Hannibal Inc. said:

What are these ''compassionate'' reasons ?

His kids live in Adelaide I believe. If he wants to be back home I could understand that. But we’d want a proper succession plan 

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