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1 hour ago, picket fence said:

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JAMES JORDON Scott Pendlebury Mrk 2 in the making here.

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James Jordon tracking to be Pendles-like? Normally you’d think gross exaggeration and extreme wishful thinking, the ramblings of the delusional, but the way this club is tracking at the moment it could end up underselling JJ. 

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5 minutes ago, Wrecker46 said:

Sparrow could be a superstar but I doubt he will break into our midfield next year. Petracca, Viney or Oliver would need to be injured.

We have an exciting list.

I can see Sparrow taking a couple of centre bounces next year a quarter, and then spending a bit of time on the HF flank and the bench.

His finals series was too good to ignore and he’s coming into his 4th year so he’s approaching his prime as a mature footballer. Probably best 22.

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2 hours ago, Wrecker46 said:

Sparrow could be a superstar but I doubt he will break into our midfield next year. Petracca, Viney or Oliver would need to be injured.

We have an exciting list.

Wrecker - we need far more than three midfielders, and I have absolutely no doubt that Sparrow will join Harmes, ANB and JJ(and Dunstan)  in playing his role in this classy midfield.

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5 hours ago, La Dee-vina Comedia said:

Great report, thanks. Is training open to the public or are you mixing it with the wildlife?

On the Outer Limits

But so Rapped Re Clayton Oliver!.....

bloody sensational!

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12 hours ago, La Dee-vina Comedia said:

Great report, thanks. Is training open to the public or are you mixing it with the wildlife?

With wildlife, "Emptiness eagles and snow,unfriendliness chilling my body and thinking of pictures of home"

PIctures of Home

DEEP PURPLE

One of the greatest songs ever from Machine Head 1971

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10 hours ago, monoccular said:

Wrecker - we need far more than three midfielders, and I have absolutely no doubt that Sparrow will join Harmes, ANB and JJ(and Dunstan)  in playing his role in this classy midfield.

When Oliver and Petracca play over 90% time on ground we don't have as many rotations as you think.

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We might be getting to a position where the list runs so deep, that capable players just can’t get a game. Now being a premiership team, some of those players will want to be traded to get their opportunities. In the past they would be seen as freebies or NQR’s, whereas now they will be seen in a different light by the other clubs and become tradeable for draft picks, which when bundled  in pick swaps, improves our draft hand. Then when JT gets to work, you hopefully pick up more young talent and the list keeps improving. That provides a sustained opportunity for more success, while our core group of champions are still at their best. Hopefully you replace some of them with more very good players, knowing that real champions are not always around or available.

TBH and not getting carried away, it would not be stupid to say that this current team has a real chance to win a few more flags while it’s core is still playing well. Of course, luck with injuries is still hugely important and hard work has to be a given.

We are now in a very good position to have continued success and as fans, we have a chance to reap a lot of enjoyment from our club after years of disappointment.

 

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