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The final list post draft updated for games played at start of 2021.

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My read of the rules and recent media reports are that we have 2 'A' rookie spots available for the SSP draft or next year's mid-season draft.  Some posters have a different view about the number of rookie spots but I'll leave it at 2 until we hear otherwise from the club.  We can create more rookie spots if we have a LTI or a player 'retires' and becomes inactive.

Possible Milestones, in the Home and Away season:

  • 50 Games: Aaron VandenBerg, Sam Weideman, Charlie Spargo,
  • 100 Games:  Alex Neal-Bullen, Clayton Oliver, Angus Brayshaw, Jake Lever, Ed Langdon
  • 150 Games:  Max Gawn, Steven May, Ben Brown
  • 200 Games:  Jake Melksham
  • 300 Games:  Nathan Jones.

An interesting list of OOC players in 2021:

  • Probable retirements:  Nathan Jones and Neville Jetta. 
  • FA:  Max Gawn who isn't going anywhere
  • RFA:  Christian Salem who I hope isn't going anywhere but will undoubtedly have suitors. 
  • Of the 18 players OOC I can only find 3 'must sign':  Gawn, Oliver and Salem.  I would like to see Weideman signed up but that may depend on how he, Brown, Jackson and McDonald fare.  Bradtke is a project player so he is a re-sign. 
  • So potentially a year for a high list turnover.
  • A significant number of recruits (9 players) in recent years who have played 0-25 games.  It will be fun to watch who takes the next step.

The 2021 interest on contracts is:

  • if/when Oliver re-signs and how long for.  If he stays I would say it is 2 years until he reaches his 8 years for RFA status.
  • if/when Salem re-signs - technically free to walk to club of his choice and we get an FA comp pick.
  • if/when Weidmen re-signs and how long for.  If he stays I would say it is 2 years until he reaches his 8 years for RFA status.

Let me know if any data is incorrect and I fill change the chart in one go a the end of the year.

The 2020 thread can be found here:

 

 

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On 12/15/2020 at 5:07 PM, whatwhatsaywhat said:

we can match salem if he is offered a contract by another club

like you, he's a must-keep for mine

I’m the same, family were all Bummer supporters and I sure they would be into him: as would Andrew McGrath from his old school. 
So, must keep!

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On 12/22/2020 at 10:09 AM, Dee Dee said:

I’m the same, family were all Bummer supporters and I sure they would be into him: as would Andrew McGrath from his old school. 
So, must keep!

Just so you know Adem Yze was a very keen Dons  man. However he finished his playing days as a one club player. 271 games.

I don't think Salem is going anywhere any time soon. However,  Interesting to see what Oliver is thinking. Hope he signs. Soon!

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It is a must that we resign Oliver and Weid, although Salem does not concern me as much.He is reasonably consistent without starring.

 

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On 12/15/2020 at 4:07 PM, whatwhatsaywhat said:

we can match salem if he is offered a contract by another club

like you, he's a must-keep for mine

Absolutely 

Depending upon Where Salo plays I am tipping he might almost be an A grader at this years end. That would/may alter his price to outside suitors but really I would expect him to be offered a fair contract for a 3/4 year term by the Dees, and to accept it. Probably in the $5/6/700, 000 per annum or $2mill Or near for 3 years perhaps.

Main reason I believe he will improve Again to another level  ( like Trac) is that his last few games in 2020 He played   with much greater urgency and Actually at a faster level Covering  more Ground more in the centre and half forward lines.If he is played on wing or half forward his impact will benefit his skill and impact on our teams form improvement.

I am aware some D/L ers are critical of ChristIan but urge them to look at his late form in '20 and also stop being critical because he was involved in the 2 Draft Roos decision  with Kelly and Tyson in the early teens.

Salo has plenty of skills that many other older players  in our list would be eternally grateful for. He is critical because of his versatility and hope he goes forward or wing to influence our conversion in 2021.

 

 

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On 12/22/2020 at 10:09 AM, Dee Dee said:

I’m the same, family were all Bummer supporters and I sure they would be into him: as would Andrew McGrath from his old school. 
So, must keep!

Lol Andrew McGrath? You do realise Salem was a good few years older then McGrath.. 

Andrew McGrath is going to play absolute 0% in whether Salem goes to the bombers or not, 0.

No link whatsoever except that they went to the same school.

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17 hours ago, dazzledavey36 said:

Lol Andrew McGrath? You do realise Salem was a good few years older then McGrath.. 

Andrew McGrath is going to play absolute 0% in whether Salem goes to the bombers or not, 0.

No link whatsoever except that they went to the same school.

So that is the edited version, how incomprehensible was the original?

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