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Farewell Brodie Grundy


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2 minutes ago, watchtheeyes said:

Why do we need to replace JVR with a tall? ...

We need a second ruck. TMac is useless (IMO) as a second ruck. Smith has never rucked to my knowledge.

Grundy's stats not all that bad. Same number of goals as Max (10).

  GM K HB D M G GA B T HO FF FA CL CG I50 R50 AF SC
 Total 17 100 143 243 46 10 3 4 49 349 29 29 50 59 46 12 1,275 1,466
 Average 17 5.9 8.4 14.3 2.7 0.6 0.2 0.2 2.9 20.5 1.7 1.7 2.9 3.5 2.7 0.7 75.0 86.2
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24 minutes ago, watchtheeyes said:

Why do we need to replace JVR with a tall? Smith and McDonald are the talls, get smith to play on Weitering and Petracca spends 50% forward. Jordan replaces Brayshaw, and spargo comes in.. god knows we need his ball use

Spargo to ruck?

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5 minutes ago, watchtheeyes said:

Fair point.. hadn’t thought about the ruck. Can smith go in there and effectively play as an extra midfielder?

I wouldn't be using a finals game to find out if Joel Smith has any knowledge of ruck play!

We're yet to decide if he's best as a forward or back.

Grundy plays as a ruck rover, not unlike an older version of Luke Jackson. I reckon he'd be champing at the bit to play against the Pies on the big stage. He'd wipe Pittonet and De Konning and Oscar (if we go to Brisbane).

He had 45 hitouts in his one game v the Lions.

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11 minutes ago, dazzledavey36 said:

Sydney the new front runner.

 

and we get ???????

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1 minute ago, dazzledavey36 said:

Either pick 21 or pick 29

I want steak knives too.

Port and Swans can do better ;)

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On 9/1/2023 at 7:12 PM, Supreme_Demon said:

Saw that on TV as well.

Let's possibly entertain this idea.

The problem for Port Adelaide is what do they have to offer? They have no draft picks worth offering. What players could they even offer?

Brodie Grundy has a 4 year contract with the Demons.

We would be asking for Josh Sinn, Miles Bergman, Ollie Lord or someone of decent quality and talent.

I just hope that the Demons drive a very hard bargain.....IF....a trade does possibly happen (which I hope it doesn't).

 

Dees should demand Josh Sinn in return and pick swaps.  If they are serious about desperately wanting Grundy, they should be prepared to deal.  

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I for one hope like hell Grundy comes in, just don't make Max change his game, Grundy does what Jackson used to do and you know what, he's a quality footballer too and can still move well enough and he should be in there.  Makes sense, second ruck, can still kind of play like a big mid fielder, c'mon stop the haters Grundy is great he's just had a bunch of crappy games but did we lose those games because of the ruck?  Or because we just played a bit [censored] and couldn't kick goals hmmm? 

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11 hours ago, rpfc said:

Grundy should come in and share ruck duties.
Gawn was immense in the ruck. But now he has to sacrifice for the team to get the most out of someone else possibly at the (hopefully minor) expense of his own game.

Can he do it? From his rhetoric, he will ask Goodwin for Grundy to play - I just hope he knows that what that means for him. 

Those that want the Grundy Experiment to continue into next year - this is it, and it is on Max to make it work.

Bridge

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2 hours ago, Roost it far said:

Play Grundy in the ruck as he’s great as an extra mid when the ball hits the deck ala Luke Jackson. Let him and Max share the ground. He has to come in, there’s no one else

About time someone started making sense around here. The solution lies in plain sight. And if sonething did click, it could be the catalyst that we so absolutely need at this moment.

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