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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.

He will wear the number 43.5 then

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42 minutes ago, Wobbly Bob said:

Have you ever said anything about anybody that wasn't nasty or negative?   Seek help, sport.

edit:  This is addressed to elegt in case the pagebreak confuses things.

What are you on about

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The more I see of Fraser the more I think Isaac Smith.!!!! But no pressure kid.

PS( How confidant and Cool are Bowey, Laurie & Rosman and only 18 YO)

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5 hours ago, DeeZone said:

The more I see of Fraser the more I think Isaac Smith.!!!! But no pressure kid.

PS( How confidant and Cool are Bowey, Laurie & Rosman and only 18 YO)

Rosman is 194cm and Smith is 188cm - that's a fair difference

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Sorry Pollyanna I was thinking more their style rather than height but nice to know he has him covered by 6 cm or almost 2 1/2 inches in my world.

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On 12/15/2020 at 3:40 PM, Demonland said:

 

looking at the end of the number reveal video, Rosman already has very broad shoulders and well developed lats.  He looks like he's going to be a much bigger more powerful specimen than Isaac Smith when he fully develops.

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2 hours ago, DeeZone said:

Sorry Pollyanna I was thinking more their style rather than height but nice to know he has him covered by 6 cm or almost 2 1/2 inches in my world.

6 cm is a fair height on an opponent and a big advantage l hope he can use his  speed , stamina  and athletic ability  to the maximum in his game.

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1 hour ago, Pollyanna said:

looking at the end of the number reveal video, Rosman already has very broad shoulders and well developed lats.  He looks like he's going to be a much bigger more powerful specimen than Isaac Smith when he fully develops.

Probably more along the lines of Brander but faster (and better I hope)

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If we’re aiming for Isaac Smith why not aim a little higher? And a big physical wingman who took time to learn his craft (as Rosman will) with 99 games in the reserves?

Let’s see if we can make him the next Dipper 

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38 minutes ago, DeeSpencer said:

If we’re aiming for Isaac Smith why not aim a little higher? And a big physical wingman who took time to learn his craft (as Rosman will) with 99 games in the reserves?

Let’s see if we can make him the next Dipper 

Good in theory, but the way the VFL is run these days, it might take him 6 years to reach 99 games if he were to play in every available game.

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33 minutes ago, La Dee-vina Comedia said:

Good in theory, but the way the VFL is run these days, it might take him 6 years to reach 99 games if he were to play in every available game.

I believe you mean the VFL/East Coast Second-Tier Men’s Competition! 15 games against half decent opposition might be optimistic 

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2 hours ago, DeeSpencer said:

If we’re aiming for Isaac Smith why not aim a little higher? And a big physical wingman who took time to learn his craft (as Rosman will) with 99 games in the reserves?

Let’s see if we can make him the next Dipper 

Hes nothing like Isaac Smith, no idea why people are comparing them

Unless Isaac Smith is a 194cm athletic beast with a huge leap?

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2 hours ago, Pickett2Jackson said:

Hes nothing like Isaac Smith, no idea why people are comparing them

Unless Isaac Smith is a 194cm athletic beast with a huge leap?

They’re both tall athletic left footed wingmen. Obviously a lot of differences too but I’m fine with people daring to dream. 

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On 12/18/2020 at 11:15 PM, FireInTheBennelly said:

Who?

West Coast player recruited as a key forward but couldn't get a gig with Kennedy and Darling there, so was reinvented as a 195cm winger given his endurance. Played a few games this year without setting the world on fire.

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On 12/19/2020 at 12:56 PM, DeeSpencer said:

If we’re aiming for Isaac Smith why not aim a little higher? And a big physical wingman who took time to learn his craft (as Rosman will) with 99 games in the reserves?

Let’s see if we can make him the next Dipper 

It might be terrific to have a Dipper-type but I think Rosman might also have too many smarts to be the second coming?

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I don’t get the Isaac Smith reference either. Never seen Smith consistently take marks like that, which was the clear standout of Rosman’s highlight clips. As for his prospects, he looks good on paper but let’s see I guess.

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