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1 minute ago, deespicable me said:

Just a couple of points.

1. Jackson is going home to be a part of his family and build his life in Perth. His family are into Fremantle. As a consequence, there is very little chance of him going to West Coast. The only reason West Coast get involved and we keep that negotiation open is to try and secure a better deal. Those two teams hate each other.

2. The Grundy negotiations involve two factors, how much salary Collingwood will pay and draft picks. So if they pay $400,000 per year of his ongoing salary and we take up $600,000, then we would have to offer up a pick around 10. If it's only $200,000  Collingwood pay and we carry the rest (god forbid) then theres a point where they should be giving us a pick.

Whats the equilibrium???? For me I don't really want to pay much more than about $500,000 a year for Grundy and he's worth about pick 25-30. 

I don't think that will satisfy Collingwood and I hope we don't get shafted. I don't like the deal. Leave them in a world of pain.

Could we tell Collingwood we will do the deal, but then pull out at the last minute when it’s too late for them to sort something else out to get their other deals done?

Yes, I know. Am still angry. 

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1 minute ago, SFebes said:

Wonder if Freo pulled or lowered their offer for him to now just say he wants a WA club? Who knows.

Doubt it

it was more the Eagles matching the Freo money I'm sure.

Freo has a big dilemna. The only way it can remotely match what the Eagles can offer is to trade a player

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Sucks obviously, but depending on how we play it, we can benefit enormously from this trade. In fact, I think we could be a better team without Jackson, so long as we use his currency wisely.

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2 hours ago, Accepting Mediocrity said:

It will likely be pick 3 after FS selections (Ashcroft) - but that's still a great result for us. 

We are never going to receive 'overs' for an uncontracted player. The best we can hope for is adequate compensation.

Pick 3 is as about as good as we could realistically hope for.

Unlike you, I will not be accepting mediocrity in any trade, 2 first round picks or a top 5 pick and one of their best young players.

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They've done it against West Coast, they have pulled the wool over everyones eyes.

Tanked the lights out to secure L.Jackson, the dots have well and truely been joined.

Fremantle are screwed here.....

Well and truely no plan B here 

That will wipe the smug look from Bell's dial.

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This absolute numpty WCE supporter from Subiaco just rang up SEN, saying how much he wants Jacko - said ruckman take time, he has won rising star etc etc, then said he would only want to offer pick 20 and first rounder next year.

Are you sure you want to live in Perth with these kind of people Luke? 
 

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All the best Luke, no hard feelings.
Backing Lamb and JT to turn this into a positive. 
If West Coast are keen tell them it’s pick 2 and steak knives, tell Freo they better talk to North about pick one

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