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4 hours ago, Demons11 said:

No doubt a superstar that’s why 80 picks were taken before he was even considered.

2 ACL's might be the reason he was overlooked.

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Some of the commentary on here is genuinely unbelievable. You'd think we'd used pick 1 in the draft on Daw. He's training with the club to see if he's capable of taking a spot on our list th

Spoke to him today. Humble as always, seems pumped to get stuck in.   🔴🔵

We should all be proud of the Club's announcement and receive the AFL's community award in 2021. Anything that keeps him away from Lulie Street it to be highly commended. On an equally serious no

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17 minutes ago, Turner said:

derek eggmolesse-smith was cat b at richmond for 3 years got delisted and invited to train on and just now signed on as a cat a for this season, running HB 

 

 

Oh great Geelong got him...  he will become an All Australian now and we would have missed the boat yet again

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3 hours ago, Demon3 said:

Is it? not being smart but what qualities does he have?

The players have been praising him all pre-season and I heard he was very impressive yesterday.  He is my rd 1 bolter 

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I'm happy with the signings. I saw Smith at training during the pre-season and he stood out to me. He's lightly framed, but he moves really well and has Rosman like fitness/endurance. He can play Wing and Half Back like Bowey... perhaps we will see a changing of the guard by mid season with Nev and Hibbo nearing the end. 

On Daw, going by the 2018 highlights he looks really good to help out in the forward line if needed. But I mainly see him as a back up if Gawn goes down. We can't leave it all up to Jackson to carry the ruck duties, we needed a senior body and he'll be more than serviceable when called upon. 

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Good luck to Majak, interesting that Goody said “we’re going to take our time with you”. Indicates to me that we aren’t expecting him to be in the side any time soon. 

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1 hour ago, Demonland said:

 

Anyone notice Goodwin giving Pickett a big hug in thr background as they were all high five each other?

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1 hour ago, Pates said:

Good luck to Majak, interesting that Goody said “we’re going to take our time with you”. Indicates to me that we aren’t expecting him to be in the side any time soon. 

Being that hes 30 they best hurry

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4 hours ago, Demons11 said:

The players have been praising him all pre-season and I heard he was very impressive yesterday.  He is my rd 1 bolter 

Don’t think so. Goody was clear in the post game presss conference that they’d be taking it slow with Majak. Had to pull himself up halfway through to include “if we take him”

I was a bit surprised as I’d heard Richardson on SEN say we’d gone for Daw over Paddy McCartin because Daw was good to go for Rd 1 and this was a key selection criteria. Maybe Daw over stated his unobserved pre season?

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2 hours ago, dazzledavey36 said:

Anyone notice Goodwin giving Pickett a big hug in thr background as they were all high five each other?

That is a super observation dd, very observant mate and lovely to see

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4 hours ago, Demonland said:

 

With the seaside idyll of the post-practice match recovery session in full swing and the boys attired in down the beach mufti. As self-appointed resident fashionistas on DL, a few observations may be in order.

Feed the  Christians to the lions (bullies) look is definitely popular given the squad was taken to the sword yesterday afternoon at Marvel Colosseum.

Not surprisingly that the two Christians, Petracca and Salem are leading the trend as sandal wearers but Gus, Austin Bradtke and James Harmes are amongst a solid representation of dedicated followers of fashion too.

Special mentions to Jack Viney for his retro-homage Johnny Weissmuller look, speedos are making a comeback.

And Tmac for having nailed the Brooks Brothers 'trackie dacs' style meister award .

 

 

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Goody telling Daw that we are going to take our time with him just shows how out of touch Goody is.

The bloke is 29 FFS, the whole point of bringing him in is to help cover Brown and Weiderman.  It’s not like we are going to develop him in the VFL for the next 3-5 years before considering him for a run. Expectation is if we bring blokes on at 29 that they are damn ready to go and fill a need.

 

That said happy for Daw, hope he goes well.

 

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8 hours ago, In Harmes Way said:

Don’t think so. Goody was clear in the post game presss conference that they’d be taking it slow with Majak. Had to pull himself up halfway through to include “if we take him”

I was a bit surprised as I’d heard Richardson on SEN say we’d gone for Daw over Paddy McCartin because Daw was good to go for Rd 1 and this was a key selection criteria. Maybe Daw over stated his unobserved pre season?

Sorry I was referring to Deakyn as my rd 1 bolter 

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8 hours ago, olisik said:

Goody telling Daw that we are going to take our time with him just shows how out of touch Goody is.

The bloke is 29 FFS, the whole point of bringing him in is to help cover Brown and Weiderman.  It’s not like we are going to develop him in the VFL for the next 3-5 years before considering him for a run. Expectation is if we bring blokes on at 29 that they are damn ready to go and fill a need.

 

That said happy for Daw, hope he goes well.

 

Nonsense. All it shows is that Goodwin knows how to take the pressure off players by lowering supporter's expectations.

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9 hours ago, olisik said:

Goody telling Daw that we are going to take our time with him just shows how out of touch Goody is.

The bloke is 29 FFS, the whole point of bringing him in is to help cover Brown and Weiderman.  It’s not like we are going to develop him in the VFL for the next 3-5 years before considering him for a run. Expectation is if we bring blokes on at 29 that they are damn ready to go and fill a need.

 

That said happy for Daw, hope he goes well.

 

Good grief.  You don't think Goody was talking about a timescale of weeks, not years?  But if he is out of touch, he is out of touch on everything I guess.

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Congratulations Majak Daw, keep working hard Majak and feel proud when you pull on the Red and Blue jumper it is always great when you get a second chance at the top. Who knows you and BB could end up being a big part of the Spine of a a very successful club, so give it your all and who knows.  !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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4 minutes ago, sisso said:

I'll be surprised if Majak ever plays for us I don't understand this signing at all....

Respect your opinion Sisso but that feels just a tad "glass half empty" and I hope he can prove you wrong and make a meaningful contribution

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11 hours ago, olisik said:

Goody telling Daw that we are going to take our time with him just shows how out of touch Goody is.

The bloke is 29 FFS, the whole point of bringing him in is to help cover Brown and Weiderman.  It’s not like we are going to develop him in the VFL for the next 3-5 years before considering him for a run. Expectation is if we bring blokes on at 29 that they are damn ready to go and fill a need.

 

That said happy for Daw, hope he goes well.

 

Going from a suburban preseason and rushing to to be match fit for round one is a hamstring injury waiting to happen.  
His comments weren’t out of touch, they were realistic.

 

 

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1 hour ago, Sydee said:

Respect your opinion Sisso but that feels just a tad "glass half empty" and I hope he can prove you wrong and make a meaningful contribution

I actually read this the other way around; the glass half full look is that Majak is there is everything goes horrifically badly and our prime key forward / back / ruck options are injured or horrifically out of form

Oh...wait...

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4 minutes ago, whatwhatsaywhat said:

I actually read this the other way around; the glass half full look is that Majak is there is everything goes horrifically badly and our prime key forward / back / ruck options are injured or horrifically out of form

Oh...wait...

3 out of four 1st choice KP players either ruled out or doubtful for early games - I'd say glass half empty was the mindset but only Sisso will be able to confirm 

Whatever it was doesn't really matter - our stocks are low and unfortunately TMac continues to struggle so we need help 

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