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26 minutes ago, Return to Glory said:

Yes I can LG. He's dropped 1.5 kg in the off - season. Hence he now floats. I think you'll find the science backs me up 100%

Your new avatar matches your response perfectly 

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Whatever your thoughts about Majak Daw's invitation to join the Dees training as a trial for a SSP spot on our list as a KP forward  or back Or ruck trial there is no doubt That any one's heart would

My god. It’s like looking in a mirror. 

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Gus in boots.

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41 minutes ago, Little Goffy said:

Can anyone explain why Angus Brayshaw is now permanently 23cm above the surface of the Earth?

 

He doesn't wear his helmet at training. Lighter mass overall.

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Come on, bounce that ball already! I know we have a few injuries but this time of year is when most households are excited and hanging to watch their team. 

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5 hours ago, Sideshow Bob said:

[censored] me Majak is an absolute monster of a specimen. Imagine that running at you at full pace - would definitely need new undies!

here’s hoping that he’s got it together mentally now.  We have had far too many looks like Tarzan, Plays like Jane’s over the years. Fingers crossed for a looks like he ate Tarzan and plays like that too. 
 

 

I think we've seen what he offers. He's no world-beater but he's going to give us some insurance for at least the first month or so.

It's quite possible he doesn't play a game for the Dees, even if he does sign on.

That said, I think it's just sensible short-term recruiting.

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2 hours ago, Little Goffy said:

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Can anyone explain why Angus Brayshaw is now permanently 23cm above the surface of the Earth?

Is this a product of new high altitude training or has he spent too much time on the low-G treadmill?

It's gonna mess with his GPS data for sure.

Because Majak is pushing the earth down behind him.

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Really good to see Gus running in boots, maybe round one for him is a good chance. 

Majak really is something, makes every ripped player at the club look like they haven’t touched a weight. We have a good number over experienced coaches at the club now so perhaps with their help we can get something magical out of Majak. Ultimately if we take him on it’s a low risk move. 

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3 hours ago, buck_nekkid said:

Does invitation to train offer us first dibs? Is there anything stopping someone offering them a contract, or us offering other club’s train on players one?

Pretty sure when HB was training with us last year we had first dibs.

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4 hours ago, La Dee-vina Comedia said:

So this means we're still in the running for Oscar McDonald?

 

NO WAY

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4 hours ago, Demonland said:

I have no idea what the rules are but it would be poor form for another club to pinch him from under our nose.

Having said that didn't Freo draft a guy in the middle of a training session with us?

Yes but he proved not up to it. We lost but we won. I don't remember his name; that's how good he was.

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I'm so sick of Angus Brayshaw and training reports. He hasn't put on much muscle tone in about 3 years and I don't know why he hasn't pushed harder to play as an inside mid. He seems very content with just being a so-so player on the outside. I sort of hope he secretly requests a trade to a club that gives him the opportunity.  Otherwise, what are we seriously doing here. 

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41 minutes ago, picket fence said:

NO WAY

Picket .... I think you missed the irony.

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6 minutes ago, Dr.D said:

I'm so sick of Angus Brayshaw and training reports. He hasn't put on much muscle tone in about 3 years and I don't know why he hasn't pushed harder to play as an inside mid. He seems very content with just being a so-so player on the outside. I sort of hope he secretly requests a trade to a club that gives him the opportunity.  Otherwise, what are we seriously doing here. 

I agree with most of that except in the photos on the first page he looks as fit as he ever has, all whilst coming back from a serious injury.

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54 minutes ago, Dr.D said:

I'm so sick of Angus Brayshaw and training reports. He hasn't put on much muscle tone in about 3 years and I don't know why he hasn't pushed harder to play as an inside mid. He seems very content with just being a so-so player on the outside. I sort of hope he secretly requests a trade to a club that gives him the opportunity.  Otherwise, what are we seriously doing here. 

i want to see him running from contest to contest

too often he sits in the space between; the amount of times i've seen him dawdling around the park drives me to distraction

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11 minutes ago, whatwhatsaywhat said:

i want to see him running from contest to contest

too often he sits in the space between; the amount of times i've seen him dawdling around the park drives me to distraction

that's what happens when you play an inside mid on the outside. 

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3 hours ago, Pates said:

Majak really is something, makes every ripped player at the club look like they haven’t touched a weight.

Ripped doesn't mean aerobic capacity, strength, footy smarts or natural footy ability. Let's see him play.

I can remember when Plugger Locklet decided one season to get "fitter",  lose weight and improve body shape. He became a dud because, although he more than his fair share of footy smarts and ability, it was his weight and strength, not his running, that got him results. Please, do not look at body shape as a marker for performance.

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Just now, tiers said:

Ripped doesn't mean aerobic capacity, strength, footy smarts or natural footy ability. Let's see him play.

I can remember when Plugger Locklet decided one season to get "fitter",  lose weight and improve body shape. He became a dud because, although he more than his fair share of footy smarts and ability, it was his weight and strength, not his running, that got him results. Please, do not look at body shape as a marker for performance.

Point well illustrated. On the other end of the spectrum was one Gary William Buckenara. A hardly muscular, bespectacled, pasty nerdy looking bloke with a rather awkward and non athletic looking physique to say the least. But he could also play.  

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46 minutes ago, tiers said:

Ripped doesn't mean aerobic capacity, strength, footy smarts or natural footy ability. Let's see him play.

I can remember when Plugger Locklet decided one season to get "fitter",  lose weight and improve body shape. He became a dud because, although he more than his fair share of footy smarts and ability, it was his weight and strength, not his running, that got him results. Please, do not look at body shape as a marker for performance.

Not saying it does, and never said anything of the sort. I just made an observation of his physique. 

I’ll be honest when I’ve seen him play for North I’ve often felt he hasn’t had a great ability to read the play. Maybe some different minds and a change of location will help him, maybe the club won’t even go with selecting him in the end. Who knows what’s going to happen, but it’s in his hands to prove his worth. 

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6 hours ago, Little Goffy said:

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Can anyone explain why Angus Brayshaw is now permanently 23cm above the surface of the Earth?

Is this a product of new high altitude training or has he spent too much time on the low-G treadmill?

It's gonna mess with his GPS data for sure.

The boots he’s wearing are made using the same technology as the new Maglev high speed trains in China. He should be capable of running at speeds of up to 600kph.

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11 hours ago, Cards13 said:

Because Majak is pushing the earth down behind him.

 

Given the available evidence that may be a valid scientific insight. According Newton’s Third Law of Motion ‘For every action there is an equal and opposite reaction’  As he bestrode Earth he has created space for others hence Angus Air. Which may explain the praise of almost mythic proportion some posters ascribe to Comet Noir’s appearance at Casey Fields.

Majak it appears is a force of nature to be reckoned with. 

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