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Yes. It finishes next Monday.

How good's SEN? "Matty Rendell thinks Sydney will pick Grainger-Barrass here" Sydney pick McDonald  SEN deletes tweet 😂

Did you hear about Mahoney going and Choco coming in before it happened? Didn’t think so. We don’t leak and haven’t for years calm down

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5 minutes ago, adonski said:

Carroll is this year's Young. The Demonland consensus pick never gets chosen.

No speed. If you don't have speed clubs don't want you. Richmond have shown why. Of course we can only manage to find half quick little fellas but at least it's a step in the right direction.

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1 minute ago, Pickett2Jackson said:

Will we use our 4th pick?

Good question, can't see us getting much future currency for pick 50. Do we leave two spots open for the SPP and mid-year rookie draft... Carroll sliding massively. Maybe there's issues there.

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26 minutes ago, Cards13 said:

Absolute rubbish. I was listening to a podcast on a different sport, just happened to be about drafting and holds true for all sports.

”So what is the science or art about trading up or down for a player you want?”

”Its a little bit of art and a lot of knowledge, I know 95% of the recruiting staff from every other team, if I have a player I like I’ll go to a number of games to watch him (sometimes 20+ games) and also to watch who else is watching him.
I’ll see xx club or xx clubs in attendance. We’ll also the ask him who has shown the most interest.. then with that info we get a bead on which clubs are keen. We then look at the draft order and his potential drafting position and make a call from there. If we believe we can stay put, move up or move down. One thing we can’t control is any info that comes from his network (agent or family).”

He played 1 practice game this year. One of our directors used to coach him. There wasn't any need to repeatedly interview him or let anyone know we were interested. It wasn't like it was just Holmes we were linked to either. Laurie and Bowey were both heavily linked to us. 

Jason Taylor even does a Melbourne media hit the night before the draft stating his desire for outside run and skills. 

22 minutes ago, Return to Glory said:

I haven't experienced waterboarding but I suspect it would be more enjoyable than reading your one point repackaged into 5 or 6 posts. We get it. You're not happy...again.

Waterboarding might get it through your thick head.

Melbourne = dumb club = lose a lot of games.

Smart club = no leaks, run misdirection, sneaky, get their picks = win games.

I'll be happy when we stop doing stupid things.

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The interesting thing from my perspective is that the club has chosen three Victorians who played very little football this year so we’re comparing players from interstate with exposed Under 18 form to exposed Victorian Under 17 form. The theory is that there’s more upside with these players in terms of added development.

Naturally, only time will tell.

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