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Bailey Laurie Height, Weight: 179cm, 78kg

Profile: With impressive speed, agility and evasion, Bailey Laurie impacts games as a small forward who can push through the midfield for periods. While his movement stands out, he lowers his eyes and finds inside 50m targets by foot, is an excellent front-and-centre crumber and provides second and third tackle efforts. (Knightmare)

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His highlights package reminded me a bit of Melksham the way he lowers his eyes and pinpoints a low pass into 50. But then he went and tackled someone and the comparison was lost. 

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1 minute ago, Whispering_Jack said:

Great pick!

Super pick, WJ.

My thinking, and it really is only my thinking and not based on anything else, is that they'll get Pickett, Laurie and Bowey in the side and at least one of those, maybe two, will develop into players who can play through the midfield and up on a wing.  I could easily see Pickett on a wing, or even in a few centre bounces, in the coming years.

Just because they are smaller types does not mean they have to stay as forward for their careers.

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2 minutes ago, Pickett2Jackson said:

  Wow another small forward...  I like it.  We didnt have one on our list two years ago now we are loaded.

Maybe following the Tigers blueprint?

We have a few bigs so hopefully this compliments them 

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24. GWS - Bailey Laurie
Height, Weight: 179cm, 78kg
Profile: With impressive speed, agility and evasion, Bailey Laurie impacts games as a small forward who can push through the midfield for periods. While his movement stands out, he lowers his eyes and finds inside 50m targets by foot, is an excellent front-and-centre crumber and provides second and third tackle efforts.

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Pick 24

178cm/76kg
24/3/02
Oakleigh Chargers/Vic Metro
Forward/midfielder

Another player who gave scouts an insight into his capabilities last year in the NAB League, with Laurie piecing together an excellent finals series for the Oakleigh Chargers. He's a smaller midfielder who can also be positioned inside-50 with good foot skills, a turn of speed and dash of skill. Has his fans in the second round.

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18 minutes ago, Pickett2Jackson said:

  Wow another small forward...  I like it.  We didnt have one on our list two years ago now we are loaded.

Maybe following the Tigers blueprint?

Seriously...................FFS

For a bloke that pots Goodwin.... for being obstinate, and now all of a sudden the bloke (FD) is following a blueprint.

It's been clear that Goodwin does things his own way, is ahead of the curve, is a student of the game (whatever cliche you want).. he is innovative and has been undone tactically. He does it his way, he follows no one...he is a [censored] student of the game

 

(i just read over that... i am not his mother).

 

So how can it be that he listens to no-one, has no game plan (allegedly) but follows [censored] boring trends of other teams(that win matches). Goodwin has a list that is currently 3 years ahead of the competition (just like all you [censored] on here who want success now, with the 'list we have' because its good enough)... just like Hardwick was 3 years ahead of the rest of the competition...before they started winning flags...and before anyone (media, competition, pundits could spot it). therefore its not quantifiable, in the ways that we prefer.. for the @Sir Why You Little's and @Kent'S out there, who have no more excuses that have said the same $hite for decades as if their happiness in life depends on it.

He clearly IS NOT building a team like Richmond, if you cannot see that... god help you.

yep hump day beers in me...

 

 

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1 minute ago, Engorged Onion said:

Seriously...................FFS

For a bloke that pots Goodwin.... for being obstinate, and now all of a sudden the bloke (FD) is following a blueprint.

It's been clear that Goodwin does things his own way, is ahead of the curve, is a student of the game (whatever cliche you want).. he is innovative and has been undone tactically. He does it his way, he follows no one...he is a [censored] student of the game

 

(i just read over that... i am not his mother).

 

So how can it be that he listens to no-one, has no game plan (allegedly) but follows [censored] boring trends of other teams(that win matches). Goodwin has a list that is currently 3 years ahead of the competition (just like all you [censored] on here who want success now, with the 'list we have' because its good enough)... just like Hardwick was 3 years ahead of the rest of the competition...before they started winning flags...and before anyone (media, competition, pundits could spot it). therefore its not quantifiable, in the ways that we prefer.. for the @Sir Why You Little's and @Kent'S out there, who have no more excuses that have said the same $hite for decades as if their happiness in life depends on it.

He clearly IS NOT building a team like Richmond, if you cannot see that... god help you.

 

 

 

 

 Why didnt you tells us years ago that Simon Goodwin was a visionary years ahead of his time?  We can all rest easy now.

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9 minutes ago, Engorged Onion said:

Seriously...................FFS

For a bloke that pots Goodwin.... for being obstinate, and now all of a sudden the bloke (FD) is following a blueprint.

It's been clear that Goodwin does things his own way, is ahead of the curve, is a student of the game (whatever cliche you want).. he is innovative and has been undone tactically. He does it his way, he follows no one...he is a [censored] student of the game

 

(i just read over that... i am not his mother).

 

So how can it be that he listens to no-one, has no game plan (allegedly) but follows [censored] boring trends of other teams(that win matches). Goodwin has a list that is currently 3 years ahead of the competition (just like all you [censored] on here who want success now, with the 'list we have' because its good enough)... just like Hardwick was 3 years ahead of the rest of the competition...before they started winning flags...and before anyone (media, competition, pundits could spot it). therefore its not quantifiable, in the ways that we prefer.. for the @Sir Why You Little's and @Kent'S out there, who have no more excuses that have said the same $hite for decades as if their happiness in life depends on it.

He clearly IS NOT building a team like Richmond, if you cannot see that... god help you.

yep hump day beers in me...

 

 

Wtf medications are you chewing today?

Quit the Pot Shots 🧅 Onion. You may not like it, but the Senior Coach is on notice in ‘21...

So he should be...

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14 minutes ago, Pickett2Jackson said:

 

 Why didnt you tells us years ago that Simon Goodwin was a visionary years ahead of his time?  We can all rest easy now.

I didn’t need to tell you. You and the lads on here who frothed over 2018 who cannot quite reconcile 2019 and 2020 and the various reasons beyond ‘coaching’ that got in the way of your version of success for those years (whilst new peoplE were employed in new roles like all Fd’s across The Comp) and then put it down merely at Goodwins feet as though simplistically he is at fault and the only factor at play here.

you lapped up 2018’as he and the FD were innovative - it was thrilling, exciting and that doesn’t happen by chance, and nor was the downward trajectory or 2020’s performances by chance either

so what I’m saying @Pickett2Jackson is that I think Goodwin is the right coach for the playing group based on evidence and understanding the constraints that have impinged on our performances rather than simply (simplistically) lumping it at One cog in the systems feet.

seems the FD and operational dept have also seen it that way....

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8 minutes ago, Sir Why You Little said:

Wtf medications are you chewing today?

Quit the Pot Shots 🧅 Onion. You may not like it, but the Senior Coach is on notice in ‘21...

So he should be...

Not enough clearly 😎 

has Goodwin in his tenure being innovative @Sir Why You Little?

ps... of course he is on notice, don’t make the finals and he is gone... I would suspect.

but there is always a threshold of how long is enough for a coach/leader to be in a position of leadership before ‘expectations’ of others make the position untenable - vs the reality of the situation of where things are really at.

historians of the game, was it 6,7,8 or 9 years that Hardwick (as merely one point of reference) had? 

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Vic Metro Draft Combine:
Running Vertical Leap – 71cm
Speed (20m) – 3.06 seconds
Endurance (2km) – 6:24

I love the skills and baulks. He's just not super quick and doesn't seem to have an explosive overhead game. So he'll be best used as a midfielder/high half forward than a crumbing speedy small.

The quicker we get him on ball to get a different mix and some skill the better. 

He's more Shane Edwards/Higgins than Rioli/Bolton IMO.

Should list him as a midfielder and develop him as such. The gamble is he didn't get to play midfield for the Chargers due to how strong they were last year and missing this year.

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On 11/15/2020 at 1:45 PM, adonski said:

Reckon Laurie is the go at pick 19 or 28 should we retain them, his tape even more impressive than Macrae imo

 

Nostradamus lives. Looks great on the tapes, hopefully it translates. 

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