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That other weird Picket vs. thread that's been going on has finally reached its conclusion, weeks later. Inspired by some know-it-alls on here, a quartet of other know-it-alls convened to select our best teams in a draft format from current AFL players. This is your opportunity to vote and hopefully put this pointless and confusing exercise to bed forevermore. You can vote up until 11 pm on the first night of the AFL NAB Draft for 2021, when you'll probably find this and that other thread far more fast-paced and intriguing than what Gill is actually dishing up. Team-sheets and pitches to follow. 

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The SFC

FF: Kysaiah Pickett  / Aaaron Naughton  /  Charlie Cameron

HF: Dustin Martin  / Buddy Franklin /  Toby Greene

C:  Josh Kelly  /  Christian Petracca  /  Karl Amon 

RR:  Zach Merrett  /  Brodie Grundy /  Tom Liberatore

HB:  Aaron Hall  /  Jacob Weitering /  Bailey Smith

FB:  Jeremy McGovern / Sam Taylor / Jack Crisp

INT: Patrick Dangerfield / Nat Fyfe / Jake Stringer / Jordan de Goey

SUB: Nathan Jones

Pitch:

I’ve gone for as many outright match-winners as possible, those rare individuals who can win games off their own boot on any given day, and the team is truly stacked with extraordinary firepower – indeed, it just about features all of the AFL’s absolute elite in this very special category, including one-name superstars such as; 

Dusty
Buddy
Danger
& Trac, together with 

Toby Greene
Charlie Cameron
Jake Stringer – the ‘Package’
& Jordan de Goey

It’s crazy to even imagine that three of those absolute champions of the game start on the interchange bench, all of who can burst through and impact in the middle, alongside ahem, dual Brownlow medallist and fellow pine-warmer Nat Fyfe. And it’s almost as if the league’s best contested mark in Arron Naughton, and some kid called Kozzie already turning games, are mere afterthoughts in what is clearly the best forward-line ever assembled. 

List management; take a little from Paul to give to Peter, right? Not where it concerns my midfield. I’m backing ruck maestro Brodie Grundy to return to his very league-leading best without the distractions of salary caps and systemic racism, but then tapping to the advantage of whom? Inside beast and Norm Smith medallist Christian Petracca, and elite gatherers and distributors Zach Merrett and Tom Liberatore (sure, pick a tag), with Josh Kelly and Karl Amon ready to run away with it on the outside. 

Should anyone be under-performing in those latter positions, there’s always Stringer and Bailey Smith to take up a spot on the wing, with Bailey having been bumped to half-back due to a slight accounting error, which sees me a tad light on for defenders. Firstly, who even really needs them, if you have the midfield and forward power I do? But this supposed ‘light on’ also includes the other starting five of Weitering, McGovern and Sam Taylor, together with Jack Crisp and Aaron Hall on the flanks. 

Not sure how anyone could remotely go past the SFC on this one. I’ve assembled what is a State-of-Origin-calibre team, if not even better, with such a high number of generational players. Yes, some of them might be getting a bit long in the tooth, but I’m sure they’ll be fine with such quality around them, and I’m also drafting for the here and now – intending to take out the only flag that will ever be on offer to this team; the 2021 random drafting thread on Demonland. 

Finally, if none of that won you over, Nat Jones is my sub, and if you vote for the SFC he’ll get to take home a more than well-deserved 2021 random drafting thread on Demonland premiership medal for all of his hard work over the years. 

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FB: Starcevic, May, Petty
HB: Laird, Lever, Daniel
C: Macrae, Andrew Brayshaw, Whitfield
F: Jackson, Bont, Steele
HF: Papley, BBB, Gray
FF: Bailey, Hawkins, Fritsch
I/C: Maynard, Butters, Seedsman, Marshall
E: Bruest

Replicating the best dee-fence of all time seemed like an astute move.

The Jackson and Marshall combo will prove too powerful for Skuit, who seems to have formed a team to complete in the world limbo contest.

 

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11 minutes ago, adonski said:

Clearly not adopting a no DH policy with your recruits 

I have a definite no no-DH policy. What DH would commit to a such a discriminatory policy in this day and age? 

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13 minutes ago, adonski said:

FB: Starcevic, May, Petty
HB: Laird, Lever, Daniel
C: Macrae, Andrew Brayshaw, Whitfield
F: Jackson, Bont, Steele
HF: Papley, BBB, Gray
FF: Bailey, Hawkins, Fritsch
I/C: Maynard, Butters, Seedsman, Marshall
E: Bruest

Replicating the best dee-fence of all time seemed like an astute move.

The Jackson and Marshall combo will prove too powerful for Skuit, who seems to have formed a team to complete in the world limbo contest.

 

Your idle bench behaviour of ‘Maynard butters Seedsman’ is super-disturbing, in a Deliverance kind of way. Hopefully the Marshal will step in and sort it out, but who would trust an American cop nowadays? I fear for Gray, as a PoC by designation. 

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What do you mean by pitches?

B: RICH, ANDREWS, HENRY

HB: SALEM, MOORE, DALE

C: LANGDON, NEALE, MCCLUGGAGE

HF: NEAL-BULLEN, DARLING, FANTASIA

F: SPARGO, RIEWOLDT, MCDONALD-TIPUNGWUTI

FOLL: GAWN, BOAK, WINES

IC: VINEY, DRAPER, PARKER, CUNNINGTON

SUB: YEO

I have better backline, midfield, forward line, interchange and sub so in that reality I have the best team and that's why people should be voting for me plus my team is in capital letters so it stands out more than the others. Who voted for adonski without my team up there I demand a recount.

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5 hours ago, WERRIDEE said:

I have better backline, midfield, forward line, interchange and sub so in that reality I have the best team and that's why people should be voting for me plus my team is in capital letters so it stands out more than the others. Who voted for adonski without my team up there I demand a recount.

Tapei Demon voted for adonski. A whiff of off-shore match-fixing if you ask me. Also, who is this Draper fellow you have sitting on the bench? 

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ANNOUNCING... EVERYMANS CLUB OF CHOICE PFFC THE "VISION WITH TRADITION CLUB" INAUGURAL MARQUE TEAM 2021.

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE FOLLOWING

B GRIMES  STEWART SHORT

H.B RIVERS  ALIR  BOWEY

GAFF  MILLER  WALSH

HF MUNDY  MCKAY PENDLEBURY

MIHOCEK  CAMERON  RYAN

R NATANUI  OLIVER  PARRISH

INTER   GOLDSTEIN  HUNT  LYONS  A BRAYSHAW

SUB  HARMES

SCOTT PENDLEBURY IS CAPT

CLAYTON OLIVER IS V.CAPT

TOM STEWART IS DVC

COACH PICKET FENCE, WHO IS ALSO PRESIDENT, BOOTSTUDDER, WATERBOY, AND SAUSAGE SIZZLER AFTER MATCH

FULL RATIONALE, PLAYER BIOS AND JUMPER WILL BE FEATURED LATER. Good luck playing against this team !!😁🤩

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I think if the pubs are closed, Skuits team wins easily, if not they would be flat out getting a team together.

And imagine the press they would generate.

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B GRIMES  STEWART SHORT

H.B RIVERS  ALIR  BOWEY

 GAFF  MILLER  WALSH

HF MUNDY  MCKAY PENDLEBURY

 MIHOCEK  CAMERON  RYAN

R NATANUI  OLIVER  PARRISH

INTER   GOLDSTEIN  HUNT  LYONS  A BRAYSHAW

SUB  HARMES

SCOTT PENDLEBURY IS CAPT

CLAYTON OLIVER IS V.CAPT

TOM STEWART IS DVC

Rationale?

I decided to build my midfield and spine first, The midfield rotations of Oliver,( CHAMPION)  Parish, Lyons, Miller, Pendlebury and even Brayshaw is almost perfection given astute choices made. Some exceptional talent will create plenty of opportunities for silky delivery into the forward half, and with ability of each to kick a goal or two

The key spine of Stewart, Alir, Miller, Mc Kay and Cameron is almost an all star line up , all are proven in their respective positions and create a formidable line up.

The Defensive 6 of Grimes, Stewart, Rivers, Alir, Bowey Short are proven big game players who are quick, defensively sound and tough as a mother in laws kiss.

The Centerline has arguably two of the finest wingers going around except for Langdon who I would have liked but Gaff and Walsh are out and out A Graders

The Forward line is the type that gives defenders nightmares before , during and after game, Mundy, Mc Kay, Pendlebury, Mihocek, Cameron and Flying Ryan can kick match winning scores each and if they all fire together 30 goals wont be beyond probability.

Nik Nat and Goldstein are the competitions 2nd and 3rd Ruckman behind Max and provide great tap work with an around the ground presence and marking capability.

The interchange rotations wont lose anything with Todd Golstein rucking and Jayden Hunt providing run and carry, Jarrod Lyons as part of an impressive midfield and Angus Grand Final Heroics completing the package. Harmsy is an ideal supersub who can play a number of roles effectively and efficiently. There you have it PFFC The " VISION WITH TRADITION CLUB" Forging a Dynasty of success built on character and just raw football ability. C'mon who would want to take them on?? EH

 

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10 hours ago, Skuit said:

Tapei Demon voted for adonski. A whiff of off-shore match-fixing if you ask me. Also, who is this Draper fellow you have sitting on the bench? 

The Essendrug ruckman

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We'll I picked the best midfield I could find then went for defense then forwards that's how you build a team baby.

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2 hours ago, Fanatique Demon said:

Yawn

Vote and you can make it end FD  (also, vote me,  or I will send Dusty, Greene and de Goey 'round your house . . . and how embarrassing would that be, having three Aussie bogans in your small village chalet in the delicate French provinces elocuting like a murder of crows: faaark, faaark mate, yeah-nah but faaark hey)? 

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15 minutes ago, Skuit said:

Vote and you can make it end FD  (also, vote me,  or I will send Dusty, Greene and de Goey 'round your house . . . and how embarrassing would that be, having three Aussie bogans in your small village chalet in the delicate French provinces elocuting like a murder of crows: faaark, faaark mate, yeah-nah but faaark hey)? 

Non-football line of the year.

By God Aussies are bad when they travel.

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4 hours ago, WERRIDEE said:

We'll I picked the best midfield I could find then went for defense then forwards that's how you build a team baby.

And that approach landed you with ANB and Charlie Spargo in your starting forward-line, with a combined career goal tally of well less than half of that of Dusty (291), Charlie Cameron (247) and Toby Greene (238) alone. Oh, and I almost forgot Buddy, with, umm, another 995 career goals to his name. Heck, even my interchange bench has wracked up 900 gaols between them.  

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4 hours ago, Skuit said:

Vote and you can make it end FD  (also, vote me,  or I will send Dusty, Greene and de Goey 'round your house . . . and how embarrassing would that be, having three Aussie bogans in your small village chalet in the delicate French provinces elocuting like a murder of crows: faaark, faaark mate, yeah-nah but faaark hey)? 

Ok, I did. Now keep those bogans well away from my town in France.

(Actually I’m in Spain now, enjoying the sunshine. Went to Texas Hollywood - Fort Bravo today, where they shot many of the spaghetti westerns. Plenty of gumtrees here too.)
 

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5 hours ago, Skuit said:

And that approach landed you with ANB and Charlie Spargo in your starting forward-line, with a combined career goal tally of well less than half of that of Dusty (291), Charlie Cameron (247) and Toby Greene (238) alone. Oh, and I almost forgot Buddy, with, umm, another 995 career goals to his name. Heck, even my interchange bench has wracked up 900 gaols between them.  

They have played half the games too give them time you have a team of old hacks. 

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Go you good thing I'm in front what a star my team and I are.

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On 11/15/2021 at 3:31 AM, WERRIDEE said:

They have played half the games too give them time you have a team of old hacks. 

The concept of building a competitive multi-year team is a great one, like as in a number of online competitors mock drafting, delisting and trading players in perpetuity,  but with the list fixed in-season and maybe adjudged each year by some statistical ratings measure to determine each year's premiers... But no one is coming back in three years from now to assess our pointless exercise: these are teams for the here and now of this thread, and my players would clearly currently crap all over yours on any given day of the week. 

 
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15 minutes ago, Skuit said:

The concept of building a competitive multi-year team is a great one, like as in a number of online competitors mock drafting, delisting and trading players in perpetuity,  but with the list fixed in-season and maybe adjudged each year by some statistical ratings measure to determine each year's premiers... But no one is coming back in three years from now to assess our pointless exercise: these are teams for the here and now of this thread, and my players would clearly currently crap all over yours on any given day of the week. 

 

My side is Melbourne your side is Geelong.

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