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Cornes isn't backing down on the Kozzie rumour (which he made up). He now believes Kozzie will move to an S.A team in 2023 saying what Lamb said yesterday was 'a lie'. 

https://www.foxsports.com.au/afl/teams/melbourne-demons/afl-trade-news-kysaiah-pickett-return-to-south-australia-port-adelaide-rumours-whispers-latest-tim-lamb-kane-cornes/news-story/ef90ed2fa81401f89995d95c03fbf764

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43 minutes ago, A F said:

Effectively free? That's not really how the TPP cap works, Marc.

The said tweet was clearly in regards to the deal of draft picks.

You have taken the word “free” totally out of context.

Kindly name one player who has played for “free” since 1990.

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37 minutes ago, Redleg said:

You have mixed up posts. Alpha 33 said he had a headache, not Demon Disciple.

This misquoting is giving me a headache.

Nah we have two headaches on this page, possibly more.

This was in reference to the mega trade idea. 

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Carlton get compo pick 49, for a 31 year old, who retired, rather than accept an AFL Covid Vaccination ruling, while we get 53, for a 27 year old, who played 40 games in the last two years and has signed a 3 year deal with another club.

Surely the compo can't be in the same round for those two situations.

This stinks to high heaven.

 

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1 hour ago, Caligula's cohort said:

Cornes isn't backing down on the Kozzie rumour (which he made up). He now believes Kozzie will move to an S.A team in 2023 saying what Lamb said yesterday was 'a lie'. 

https://www.foxsports.com.au/afl/teams/melbourne-demons/afl-trade-news-kysaiah-pickett-return-to-south-australia-port-adelaide-rumours-whispers-latest-tim-lamb-kane-cornes/news-story/ef90ed2fa81401f89995d95c03fbf764

So it seems some commentators and journalists do the bidding of some clubs. I can't find any other reason to insists on this baseless rumour.

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4 minutes ago, Redleg said:

Carlton get compo pick 49, for a 31 year old, who retired, rather than accept an AFL Covid Vaccination ruling, while we get 53, for a 27 year old, who played 40 games in the last two years and has signed a 3 year deal with another club.

Surely the compo can't be in the same round for those two situations.

This stinks to high heaven.

 

Jones surely a lot more money, which is a worry for the dogs. But you’re right, 31 year should get nothing. Retired player nothing too.

And the picks should be giving at ends and middles of round then only ordered in ladder order from there if multiple picks are in the same band. 

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6 minutes ago, Nascent said:

Cal stating we are "anticipated" to use only 2 picks on the national draft and will offer 27 to the pies for Grundy.

Perhaps a reflection that this is a weaker draft - also that we went for it somewhat last year and have enough younger players coming through.

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If we are only using 2 picks I would think they will be very high picks. I expect us to be aggressive in trying to get our trading done early to give us the best possible chance of moving up the board. 
I wonder if the JHF to Port has made it more urgent to get our deals done. I assume North will want at least one pick at the very pointing end of this years draft to be part of the deal. Given how difficult top 7 picks are to trade for JHF trade could make the market a lot more competitive. 

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21 minutes ago, Redleg said:

Carlton get compo pick 49, for a 31 year old, who retired, rather than accept an AFL Covid Vaccination ruling, while we get 53, for a 27 year old, who played 40 games in the last two years and has signed a 3 year deal with another club.

Surely the compo can't be in the same round for those two situations.

This stinks to high heaven.

 

I thought the same 

Hunt went for effectively “absolutely nothing in return” !!! 

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Do we have any updated national draft predictiors? Or is that only done after the combines are completed. 
 

Im interested to find out the expected trade order and when the two (quality rated) KPF are expected to go based on the list needs of clubs. I think everyone of the top 8 picks can make a play for getting their hands on a KPF, but it just depends on whether they have bigger priorities. 

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17 minutes ago, spirit of norm smith said:

I thought the same 

Hunt went for effectively “absolutely nothing in return” !!! 

Well he was a free agent? And we didnt offer much....

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