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Here’s a name that I’m sure will get drafted and will be a consistent AFL player.  A late bargain draft pick or a rookie pick  

20 year old Rhyan Mansell moved to the SANFL to the Eagles (Woodville West Torrens) in 2020. He had played as a youngster 17,18,19 for Nth Launceston in 3 premierships. 

In 2020 for the Eagles, he showed he is a fierce competitor, driven to win the footy. His tackling is AFL standard.  He has good pace. Run and carry. His kicking and skills are excellent. He hits targets. He is a good mark. He has 2nd efforts.  In the SANFL Grand Final, he was a key part with 19 possessions, 8 marks.  He has played across half back to use his pace and skills. I see his determination like Trent Rivers.  They have the “Will” to compete. 

JT should have his name on one of those yellow sticky notes. 

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1 hour ago, spirit of norm smith said:

Here’s a name that I’m sure will get drafted and will be a consistent AFL player.  A late bargain draft pick or a rookie pick  

20 year old Rhyan Mansell moved to the SANFL to the Eagles (Woodville West Torrens) in 2020. He had played as a youngster 17,18,19 for Nth Launceston in 3 premierships. 

In 2020 for the Eagles, he showed he is a fierce competitor, driven to win the footy. His tackling is AFL standard.  He has good pace. Run and carry. His kicking and skills are excellent. He hits targets. He is a good mark. He has 2nd efforts.  In the SANFL Grand Final, he was a key part with 19 possessions, 8 marks.  He has played across half back to use his pace and skills. I see his determination like Trent Rivers.  They have the “Will” to compete. 

JT should have his name on one of those yellow sticky notes. 

what do you think of Matt Roberts?

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8 hours ago, goodoil said:

what do you think of Matt Roberts?

Unlikely to get drafted. Good type of mid but behind quite a few other youngsters.  Should progress to SANFL next year.  Lachie McNeil is one I would also see as a chance though list spots are tight. 

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Crisp set of highlights here. Played alongside Port’s academy kid so they’ll be aware of him. North Launy is Jay Lockhart’s club too right (and Chris Fagan’s)? So every chance we’ve been tracking him

https://www.ntnews.com.au/sport/afl/sanfl-highlights-rhyan-mansell/video/f63d628f06e1c84572c05824012869d4

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12 hours ago, Elegt said:

I don't like his name. But if he can play then sign him up

I presume you meant the first name, not the second?

If the second, not Nigel, I  presume. It certainly is an 'active' one much more locally, where Rhyan hails from! Any relation? And another Indigenous lad therefore?

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16 minutes ago, Timothy Reddan-A'Blew said:

I presume you meant the first name, not the second?

If the second, not Nigel, I  presume. It certainly is an 'active' one much more locally, where Rhyan hails from! Any relation? And another Indigenous lad therefore?

Yes he’s an indigenous youngster. Played alongside Tarryn Thomas from the Kangas. And yes hopefully Jay Lockhart can vouch for his ability. 

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1 hour ago, spirit of norm smith said:

Yes he’s an indigenous youngster. Played alongside Tarryn Thomas from the Kangas. And yes hopefully Jay Lockhart can vouch for his ability. 

he's Tarryn's cousin, North had him as part of their NGA

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5 hours ago, spirit of norm smith said:

Unlikely to get drafted. Good type of mid but behind quite a few other youngsters.  Should progress to SANFL next year.  Lachie McNeil is one I would also see as a chance though list spots are tight. 

Lachie's dad was drafted by Melbourne and would have been a gun had he not got injured and or come over.  Pretty sure Roberts is bottom age this year and a certainty to be drafted next year - gun!

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3 hours ago, The Third Eye said:

Training with the Tigers according to the Herald Sun.

That's a shame as he looks the goods and was a bargain in my opinion for pick around 50

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3 hours ago, The Third Eye said:

Training with the Tigers according to the Herald Sun.

FFS. After three premierships in the last 4 years, I’ve grown to really hate the Tigers.  I hate every other club, just some like the Pies, Eagles, Bombers and now Tigers are really hated.  😡
 

Mansell is a skilled, fast, wing/half back runner who showed in the SANFL that he also has the 2nd efforts and intensity to be in the AFL system. It’d be great for Mark Williams or Tim Lamb to get his number and give him a call to see if he would consider a spot with the Dees. Tigers already have too many good players. They need to opt out for a while.  

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I don't get how this is about Richmond. We had a pick in the draft and we chose to pass. We could have taken him if we rated him high enough. He is training at Richmond but if we have an interest we have a pick in the SSP before them. Who knows if we asked him to train on with us but at least someone has and if we think he is worthy he should be gettable. 

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1 hour ago, big_red_fire_engine said:

I don't get how this is about Richmond. We had a pick in the draft and we chose to pass. We could have taken him if we rated him high enough. He is training at Richmond but if we have an interest we have a pick in the SSP before them. Who knows if we asked him to train on with us but at least someone has and if we think he is worthy he should be gettable. 

I hope we consider him Big Red!

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On 11/21/2020 at 6:38 PM, spirit of norm smith said:

Rhyan Mansell should be in an AFL team and system in 2021. Hoping it’s with the Dees. He’s the type we want. Pace. Skill. Determination. Tackles.  Has the same qualities as young Riv. 

 

1 hour ago, spirit of norm smith said:

 

Mansell is a skilled, fast, wing/half back runner who showed in the SANFL that he also has the 2nd efforts and intensity to be in the AFL system. It’d be great for Mark Williams or Tim Lamb to get his number and give him a call to see if he would consider a spot with the Dees. Tigers already have too many good players. They need to opt out for a while.  

'norm', you consistently build these players up like they're the 2nd coming of Barassi...

...are you sure you're not shifter Sheehan or Michael Turner in disguise???

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