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I think the exciting thing with this pick, is we have taken a player who has a number of attributes, who might be able to be developed into a very good player. We can then live in hope we have got a v

Clubs have pared back the staffing resources and media depts were heavily utilised during the hub, earning well-deserved holidays. We may need to recalibrate our expectations.

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7 minutes ago, Nelo said:

Highly unlikely at this stage his kicking will get better. Just like other sports once the technique is ingrained it’s hard to change. 

True for a lot of players but mostly because they kick well enough and just make marginal improvements. Get someone who's technique is shoddy and you can break them down and start completely from fresh if you've got someone who can teach it and a player willing to work at it. We hired Choco for this exact reason.

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17 minutes ago, DeeSpencer said:

True for a lot of players but mostly because they kick well enough and just make marginal improvements. Get someone who's technique is shoddy and you can break them down and start completely from fresh if you've got someone who can teach it and a player willing to work at it. We hired Choco for this exact reason.

Aaron Davey seemed to fix his kicking up pretty well

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6 hours ago, Nelo said:

Certainly has speed and seems to Mark well, that  kicking action seems very awkward. 

Might look awkward but the crucial factor is his drop and if that's ok then the ball will go straight.

If his drop is too awkward and slow Then he will be caught holding.

From the highlights he Probably didn't kick a  classical drop punt but he seemed totally comfortable In his disposal and like in cricket if it is a trait that succeeds font changes it. Ie if it ain't broke don't fix it.

Alls good I reckon as he played on and that's far better than what Gawny does.

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11 minutes ago, DeeZee said:

Left footed wingman with pace height and X factor 

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Yes DZ looks the goods very impressive pick up

Im impressed

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Welcome aboard Fraser Rosman I have a really good feeling about you and your potential impact on the team, listen to the coaching staff Mark Williams in particular and you could be that critical missing link that we have all been crying out for.!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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13 hours ago, Pickett2Jackson said:

Interesting kicking action.  Reminds me a bit of Derek Kickett.

Dont be deceived by the kicking action. He actually drops the ball lower and closer to his foot thereby alleviating and minimising margin for error. He wont fudge many at all! I like what he brings, Pace, Agility, Poise, takes a great contested grab and kicks very well! Stay Tuned, some serious X Factor from what I've seen.

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Like all highlights they only show the best of the recuits not the blunders so we need a better sample of the player and you need to see what he does when his team does not have the ball, shepards, blocks, spoils, chases, tackles and knock ons.

I have watch football since 1953 and I am amazed that people still don't value athletes who have height, endurance and speed very well but the this year the No 1 draft pick has some of these and yet pick 34 seem to have the same attributes and we tend to devalue him because he is pick 34.

I will make a prediction this player will become an elite player provided he put his mind and soul into the game, he reminds me of a young Koutoufides.

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4 minutes ago, durango said:

Like all highlights they only show the best of the recuits not the blunders so we need a better sample of the player and you need to see what he does when his team does not have the ball, shepards, blocks, spoils, chases, tackles and knock ons.

I have watch football since 1953 and I am amazed that people still don't value athletes who have height, endurance and speed very well but the this year the No 1 draft pick has some of these and yet pick 34 seem to have the same attributes and we tend to devalue him because he is pick 34.

I will make a prediction this player will become an elite player provided he put his mind and soul into the game, he reminds me of a young Koutoufides.

I was thinking the same thing after watching HL's  Watertown

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1 hour ago, picket fence said:

Dont be deceived by the kicking action. He actually drops the ball lower and closer to his foot thereby alleviating and minimising margin for error. He wont fudge many at all! I like what he brings, Pace, Agility, Poise, takes a great contested grab and kicks very well! Stay Tuned, some serious X Factor from what I've seen.

Thought the same thing. The action looks a bit odd, but it looks reliable for those exact reasons you mentioned.

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1 hour ago, durango said:

 

we tend to devalue him because he is pick 34.

I will make a prediction this player will become an elite player provided he put his mind and soul into the game, he reminds me of a young Koutoufides.

Agree there the lad certainly has quite a bit going for him but he needs to bring the bits together ( and here Mark Williams expertise  comes in to play)! And of course a pick in last years draft at around 34 has so far performed very well for us, so I’ve got my fingers crossed for this one as well.

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