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When should the highlight packages show up? Really interested in Turner's highlights don't know a lot about him.

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2 minutes ago, Deestroy All said:

If the clubs were having a bbq and needed a butcher. 

Freeman has decent foot skills so not sure what you're getting at.

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3 minutes ago, Dr.D said:

Freeman has decent foot skills so not sure what you're getting at.

What's wrong with him then? No one wants him.

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10 minutes ago, WERRIDEE said:

When should the highlight packages show up? Really interested in Turner's highlights don't know a lot about him.

Only Declase’s highlights package is up. 

 

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23 minutes ago, WERRIDEE said:

When should the highlight packages show up? Really interested in Turner's highlights don't know a lot about him.

Here you go. Turner’s highlights. 

 

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39 minutes ago, BAMF said:

Welcome to the club boys. 

On a side note, there has been reports that Mac Andrew, our NGA player in the draft this year could be bid on before pick 20 which would mean we would not be able to match the bid. 

5 clubs picked up pure rucks with 2 more picking up Ruck/Fwds. Hopefully the majority impress which should prevent clubs from taking a punt on a ruck with a top 20 pick.

initially i agreed with this but i think itll have the opposite impact. these players are gone now which puts added value to those rated at the end of season. the only tall i've seen rated higher than mac andrew is F/S sam darcy...

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59 minutes ago, Turner said:

makes gawny and guss' comments today even more confusing... maybe they were told to keep it under wraps mid sentence otherwise could make for a frosty 2nd meeting with kye

I think that it is likely that they shouldn’t be encouraged to publicly announce who we intend to take ahead of time lest a team pip us with their selection...

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Good on the Admin and the board for letting us fill all spots - it’s great to be able to do that and have the depth to replace a Petty or a Hibberd. 

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1 hour ago, BAMF said:

Welcome to the club boys. 

On a side note, there has been reports that Mac Andrew, our NGA player in the draft this year could be bid on before pick 20 which would mean we would not be able to match the bid. 

5 clubs picked up pure rucks with 2 more picking up Ruck/Fwds. Hopefully the majority impress which should prevent clubs from taking a punt on a ruck with a top 20 pick.

It’d be very unlikely anyway. The only rucks taken top 20 are can’t-miss types like Natanui or Jackson.

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27 minutes ago, Mach5 said:

It’d be very unlikely anyway. The only rucks taken top 20 are can’t-miss types like Natanui or Jackson.

To be honest these were my thoughts too. I feel like Calum Twoomy was just padding his article out and really wanted to mention the rule changes. I thinking it was more likely we would pick him up late or as a rookie.

 I have just had a look at the phantom drafts to get a read on where he was ranked. There were just 2 to look at and both had him ranked at about 13-15.

One of the phantom drafts was knightmare who mentioned that Mac had bolted up the board due to his last quarter in the NAB league Academy vs Geelong VFL. I'm currently watching the 4th quarter of this game to have a look and boy it does not disappoint. Macs ruck work is freaking good. Winning multiple taps and clearences against Darcy Fort who is a well built ruck. He looks so skinny though and it looks like he will need to build some endurance. 

Here is the game. Jump to 1:51:00 for the start of the 4th. Geelong kick a heap of goals so there is a heap of centre square hitouts to watch. The first hitout of thr 4th js worth the effort to watch alone.

Write up

#28 Mac Andrew (Dandenong Stingrays/VC)

One of the steepest risers in this year’s crop, the Melbourne Next Generation Academy (NGA) prospect proved his true first round potential. He played up either end and gained a good tick for his versatility, but well and truly came to life in the final term with an awesome showing in the ruck – despite the result being well beyond his side at that point. Andrew caught the eye with phenomenal vertical leaps at each centre bounce, with his first act of the final term a follow-up clearance. He highlighted his marking ability with a nice clunk in front, and showed off some finesse in the ruck with a wonderfully directed hit to the anchoring Jason Horne. Having started forward, the Dandenong Stingrays talent snared the first score of the game with a snap, before displaying clean hands on the move and flying well in his less fruitful move to defence. Demons recruiters will now be sweating on his potential after a string of terrific performances, if they were not already.

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23 hours ago, Dee-licious said:

 Daniel Turner is a key defender at Murray Bushrangers. Is 18 and according to his coach has grown to 194. Averaging 18 disposals and is in the NaB team of the year from Afl draft . Com - and can kick. 

@dazzledavey36, do you know much about him, mate?

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4 minutes ago, Dr.D said:

I'd imagine it's his body issues.

He’s over the hammy issues He has pace, he gets 40 touches a game, has AFL experience. 
Dream pick up. 
 

But he can’t kick. 

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6 minutes ago, Deestroy All said:

He’s over the hammy issues He has pace, he gets 40 touches a game, has AFL experience. 
Dream pick up. 
 

But he can’t kick. 

Would have thought that'd be a bit of a problem for a footballer, but I'm sure the Dr and his intellect knows best.

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18 minutes ago, dazzledavey36 said:

Scroll on to the Daniel Turner page. I've written some stuff about him.

Thanks mate.

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It’s been rumoured that after Melbourne had a long, hard look at Declase over the preseason, its recruiting people wanted to make sure that he had the strength and fitness base to make it at AFL level. So he went back to Werribee, worked hard and ... as a result, at the Midseason Draft, the Demons selected Fitter and Turner!

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17 hours ago, adonski said:

Don't smile at me again, Surgeon 

You're free to go about and listen. They thought he was crap at the time. 

That’s just not true at all. He had 2 training sessions. They told him to go back and do what you’ve been doing at VFL level and if you continue on with it there’s a chance mid year. He did exactly that. 

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15 hours ago, BAMF said:

To be honest these were my thoughts too. I feel like Calum Twoomy was just padding his article out and really wanted to mention the rule changes. I thinking it was more likely we would pick him up late or as a rookie.

 I have just had a look at the phantom drafts to get a read on where he was ranked. There were just 2 to look at and both had him ranked at about 13-15.

One of the phantom drafts was knightmare who mentioned that Mac had bolted up the board due to his last quarter in the NAB league Academy vs Geelong VFL. I'm currently watching the 4th quarter of this game to have a look and boy it does not disappoint. Macs ruck work is freaking good. Winning multiple taps and clearences against Darcy Fort who is a well built ruck. He looks so skinny though and it looks like he will need to build some endurance. 

Here is the game. Jump to 1:51:00 for the start of the 4th. Geelong kick a heap of goals so there is a heap of centre square hitouts to watch. The first hitout of thr 4th js worth the effort to watch alone.

Write up

#28 Mac Andrew (Dandenong Stingrays/VC)

One of the steepest risers in this year’s crop, the Melbourne Next Generation Academy (NGA) prospect proved his true first round potential. He played up either end and gained a good tick for his versatility, but well and truly came to life in the final term with an awesome showing in the ruck – despite the result being well beyond his side at that point. Andrew caught the eye with phenomenal vertical leaps at each centre bounce, with his first act of the final term a follow-up clearance. He highlighted his marking ability with a nice clunk in front, and showed off some finesse in the ruck with a wonderfully directed hit to the anchoring Jason Horne. Having started forward, the Dandenong Stingrays talent snared the first score of the game with a snap, before displaying clean hands on the move and flying well in his less fruitful move to defence. Demons recruiters will now be sweating on his potential after a string of terrific performances, if they were not already.

He’ll be a first or second round pick mate. Not sure why you’re assuming against the AFL journo who knows anything and everything about the draft.

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15 hours ago, Deestroy All said:

He’s over the hammy issues He has pace, he gets 40 touches a game, has AFL experience. 
Dream pick up. 
 

But he can’t kick. 

Tom Mitchell 2.0. Gets a lot of it, does nothing with it.

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