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With news that David Zaharakis will most likely be one of our top up players for 2022 I wonder who else we'll nominate before next Mondays deadline.

I'll take a little stab and say these 3 are most likely our certainties.

David Zaharakis 

Matt Buntine (Was training today in the ANB vision)

James Munro

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13 hours ago, picket fence said:

What is the Heads up on him Dazzle??

I don't know too much about except that he has genuine X factor and can run all day. 

With a bit of exposure to semi professional level he could hopefully follow in the footsteps od Bayley Fritsch. 

Jack Lonie and former Giant Sam Reid have been added to Casey's list.

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10 minutes ago, Roger Mellie said:

I think we need a back-up ruck or two.

I assume the rest of the back-up players will come from Casey, if there are no more outsider additions?

I think that is a safe assumption. I think that is really good for the alliance. The Casey boys probably aren’t happy about the 3 or 4 ring ins but when that covi-tunity strikes White or a couple others will get a game in the big show.

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1 hour ago, Bring-Back-Powell said:

I like Jack Lonie as a top up player. A known goal kicker who was almost picked up by another side (can’t recall which one) in the off season.

Essendon? 

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With the additions of Lonie, Zaharakis and Ried we will have a really strong team.

 

B: Buntine, Turner, D.Smith

HB: Hunt, White, McVee

C: Zaharakis, Dunstan, Howes

HF: Chandler, van Rooyen, Melksham

F: Lonie, Weideman, M.Brown

FOLL: Daw, Reid, Munro

IC: Bedford, Laurie, Rosman, Woewodin

EMERG: Moniz-Wakefield, Baker, Grey 

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Apart from those routinely playing for Casey like Buntine and maybe Conca the guys playing local footy will probably need time at Casey to get acquainted with the game plan and get their fitness up.

So it’s certainly smart to list a number of former AFL players but I’d hope the first line of reinforcements comes from actual Casey players. This could be a chance to convince good local talent who have been reluctant to join the VFL to give Casey a chance as well. 

If we’re down to 28 fit players which is when these guys become eligible either us or us and the entire AFL will be pretty screwed anyway. 

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18 hours ago, dazzledavey36 said:

So how does it work from a list perspective? Do they now train with us full time and play at Casey every week? Or train and play at Casey until called up for top ups?

they go about their normal life as is and if it gets dire then they'll link up

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10 hours ago, Ungarieboy said:

Has this been announced yet?

finalised but not announced aside from a few tweets from cleary, twomey and the like

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MELBOURNE

Mitch White Casey Demons
James Munro Casey Demons
Matthew Buntine Casey Demons
Jack Bell Casey Demons
Corey Ellison Casey Demons
George Grey Casey Demons
Miles Shepherd Casey Demons
Roan Steele Casey Demons
Aiden Quigley Casey Demons
Luca Goonan Casey Demons
Riley Baldi Casey Demons
Josh Smith Casey Demons
Bryce Milford Casey Demons
Tyler Edwards Casey Demons
Jack Lonie Casey Demons
David Zaharakis Casey Demons
Reece Conca Casey Demons
Sam J. Reid Casey Demons
Callum Moore Casey Demons
Thomas Freeman Casey Demons

 

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