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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

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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 very good one.

With some other players, you know what you are getting, as they were at their best in the younger competitions and may not improve much when playing against the big boys. That is a pretty common trait among many draftees over the years.

Take Toumpas as an example, who was a very good player among his age group, but just couldn't improve in the AFL and didn't make it as an AFL player. 

We all know drafting is an inexact craft, every recruiter has had failures as that is the way of recruiting.

With this kid Rosman, who has many attributes, such height, speed and endurance as examples, we have a base to work on, that may have a very high ceiling and that is exciting, as we take the journey with him.   

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1 hour ago, Redleg said:

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 very good one.

With some other players, you know what you are getting, as they were at their best in the younger competitions and may not improve much when playing against the big boys. That is a pretty common trait among many draftees over the years.

Take Toumpas as an example, who was a very good player among his age group, but just couldn't improve in the AFL and didn't make it as an AFL player. 

We all know drafting is an inexact craft, every recruiter has had failures as that is the way of recruiting.

With this kid Rosman, who has many attributes, such height, speed and endurance as examples, we have a base to work on, that may have a very high ceiling and that is exciting, as we take the journey with him.   

Personally, I think the exciting thing about this Pick is that we have recruited an 18 year old, Jewish, Carpenter.  

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9 hours ago, goodwindees said:

Personally, I think the exciting thing about this Pick is that we have recruited an 18 year old, Jewish, Carpenter.  

So we shouldn't expect to see him until about age 30, where he will develop a cult following after displaying some freakish ability, before being brutally cut from the list? 

Guess after that we can re-draft him during the mid-season draft the following year to revive his career.

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9 hours ago, goodwindees said:

Personally, I think the exciting thing about this Pick is that we have recruited an 18 year old, Jewish, Carpenter.  

Descended from Joseph, so I hear...Father of jesus, after all....

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On 12/12/2020 at 6:06 PM, picket fence said:

I reckon If the Surnames align I might have played against his father years ago in cricket. If What I say IS correct and it is the same bloke and he is like his old man ....... Watch out coz his Dad was a Mad as a Cut snake FAST BOWLER WITH A KILLER INSTINCT! But a great bloke

And If I'm Right? We have picked a take no prisoners type!🤩😎😱

I've not come across a Jewish Mad as a Cut snake FAST BOWLER WITH A KILLER INSTINCT before. And I played a few games against Elsernwick ...

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8 hours ago, FireInTheBennelly said:

Hope he doesn't turn into a whipping boy, and get crucified on DL on a weekly basis.

Judging by current enthusiasm...I'd expect most pundits on here @FireInTheBennelly would be disappointed if in his first year, he isn't jagging 3 goals per game, committing 15 pressure acts and holding down a key position spot in the forward line, whilst being touted as leadership material.

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13 minutes ago, Engorged Onion said:

Judging by current enthusiasm...I'd expect most pundits on here @FireInTheBennelly would be disappointed if in his first year, he isn't jagging 3 goals per game, committing 15 pressure acts and holding down a key position spot in the forward line, whilst being touted as leadership material.

lol I think you missed the Jesus puns

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15 hours ago, dieter said:

I've not come across a Jewish Mad as a Cut snake FAST BOWLER WITH A KILLER INSTINCT before. And I played a few games against Elsernwick ...

If IF his dads name is Dave Rosman, then I'm right on the money!

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On 12/9/2020 at 11:23 PM, Elegt said:

Aaron Davey seemed to fix his kicking up pretty well

 

On 12/10/2020 at 3:14 AM, Demons1858 said:

never needed fixing.

Went from 'good' to 'art'.  The entire arc of Davey's long kicks became so perfect that sometimes I just watched the ball fly and lost track of the game for a moment.

Of course, Fraser Rosman has almost nothing in common with Aaron Davey except his species, y chromosome and red-and-blue jumper.  But that's enough for me to be sure he'll come along nicely.

 

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On 12/13/2020 at 11:27 AM, goodwindees said:

Personally, I think the exciting thing about this Pick is that we have recruited an 18 year old, Jewish, Carpenter.  

Will we see more of Joe Gutnick now?

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Funny how people relate size and physique to being a good footballer.  Based on that theory, Majak Daw should have a few Brownlow's by now.

Thank God some of you blokes didn't see a young Rob Flower at his first few training outings.  A stick figure with glasses like the bottoms of coke bottles!

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9 hours ago, ProperDee said:

Funny how people relate size and physique to being a good footballer.  Based on that theory, Majak Daw should have a few Brownlow's by now.

Thank God some of you blokes didn't see a young Rob Flower at his first few training outings.  A stick figure with glasses like the bottoms of coke bottles!

Cale Morton,  another stick sized superstar

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