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Farewell Brodie Grundy


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22 minutes ago, Ferghus31 said:

As I previously stated we should demand Amati plus their first draft pick if Brodie requests a transfer  discussed BUT AGAIN has Grundy STATED HE WANTS TO LEAVE No?

I rest my case

He's professional so regardless of the behind the scenes manoeuvring I wouldn't expect any such statement by Grundy until our season is over.

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9 minutes ago, gs77 said:

He's professional so regardless of the behind the scenes manoeuvring I wouldn't expect any such statement by Grundy until our season is over.

Yep, he doesn't want to be the no 1 ruckman in the VFL.  He goes to Sydney is the No 1 ruck and good luck to him.  Just give us a blinder on Friday night and help us beat the blues

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1 hour ago, Ferghus31 said:

As I previously stated we should demand Amati plus their first draft pick if Brodie requests a transfer  discussed BUT AGAIN has Grundy STATED HE WANTS TO LEAVE No?

I rest my case

 Not sure resting your case wins the debate. 😜😜

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4 minutes ago, Supreme_Demon said:

Tom Morris can buzz off. He has lost all credibility in my view. In fact most of the media are scumbags!

We're actually going to really need Brodie Grundy this week if Max Gawn "allegedly" has a broken toe.

Fingers crossed we can get this ruck duo to work for the next 3 games in this finals campaign. 🤞

And if it works in the next 3 games why not beyond???? Reckon Brodie has shown his class throughout all that has transpired for him this year. Proud to have him as a Demon.

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On 7/11/2022 at 9:55 PM, BDA said:

One of the worst list management decisions of recent times.

I’d rather leave him at the pies to bleed their salary cap for the next 5 years

I agree with that. Let him stay at Melbourne. We need a back up ruckman. He can stay and not go to Port Adelade

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36 minutes ago, greenwaves said:

But if the club needs the draft picks a bidding war would be good

Bidding wars rarely happen and would only be the case in free agents.

Once Grundy nominates a club, looking like Sydney, we'll negotiate with them alone. 

We do slightly hold the whip hand though in that we can keep him to our contract if we aren't happy with the compensation. All in all I think we move him on and we utilise the extra draft capital to have a crack at Gold Coasts pick 4.

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24 minutes ago, Nascent said:

Bidding wars rarely happen and would only be the case in free agents.

Once Grundy nominates a club, looking like Sydney, we'll negotiate with them alone. 

We do slightly hold the whip hand though in that we can keep him to our contract if we aren't happy with the compensation. All in all I think we move him on and we utilise the extra draft capital to have a crack at Gold Coasts pick 5.

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1 hour ago, Nascent said:

Bidding wars rarely happen and would only be the case in free agents.

Once Grundy nominates a club, looking like Sydney, we'll negotiate with them alone. 

We do slightly hold the whip hand though in that we can keep him to our contract if we aren't happy with the compensation. All in all I think we move him on and we utilise the extra draft capital to have a crack at Gold Coasts pick 4.

And Sydney are desperate for a No.1 ruckman. 

They hold picks 11, 22, 30, 41. 

I highly doubt they give us 22. We should go for Picks 30 + 41 (points equivalent to late 1st round pick)

We can then trade 24,30,34,41 (2368) to GC for Pick 4, whilst retaining Pick 15. What people don't talk about is the power we will have over GC. We can call in all of their Academy picks at pick 5, costing them more points than they would have planned for. We could use this force them to trade with us over say a Bulldog's. 

This leaves us with 4,5,15 in this years draft (before any compensation)

Options from here:

1. Take 4+5 to either WCE  for Pick 1 

2. Take 5+15 to Hawks for Pick 3.

3. Take 4+15 to North for Pick 2

4. Take them all to the draft. 

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13 minutes ago, MoonBoot said:

Hope Grundy stays. I think at times this year he struggled with endurance, maybe his injured 2022 season had something to do with it.

With another MFC preseason under his belt, I can't see how the Grawndy duo won't work. 

I agree a full preseason under his belt and who knows what we might have.

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1 hour ago, Gawndy the Great said:

And Sydney are desperate for a No.1 ruckman. 

They hold picks 11, 22, 30, 41. 

I highly doubt they give us 22. We should go for Picks 30 + 41 (points equivalent to late 1st round pick)

We can then trade 24,30,34,41 (2368) to GC for Pick 4, whilst retaining Pick 15. What people don't talk about is the power we will have over GC. We can call in all of their Academy picks at pick 5, costing them more points than they would have planned for. We could use this force them to trade with us over say a Bulldog's. 

This leaves us with 4,5,15 in this years draft (before any compensation)

Options from here:

1. Take 4+5 to either WCE  for Pick 1 

2. Take 5+15 to Hawks for Pick 3.

3. Take 4+15 to North for Pick 2

4. Take them all to the draft. 

I think pick 22 for Grundy is fair. I don't think GC will swap pick 4 for those NQR picks. Holding clubs over a barrel never works out into the future. Just look at Peter Bell.

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3 hours ago, Nascent said:

Bidding wars rarely happen and would only be the case in free agents.

Once Grundy nominates a club, looking like Sydney, we'll negotiate with them alone. 

We do slightly hold the whip hand though in that we can keep him to our contract if we aren't happy with the compensation. All in all I think we move him on and we utilise the extra draft capital to have a crack at Gold Coasts pick 4.

That's exactly right. Good players nominate a club and off they go. Grundy will tell us who he wants to go to, and we will try to get the best possible deal for ourselves, while not actively trying to screw over Grundy because we are not Essendon.

We will get it done, but it will be on our terms, or we will be happy to keep him.

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