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1 hour ago, dazzledavey36 said:

Really surprised Blake Drury was overlooked.

Agree Dazzle. Although short he is strongly built, clean with the ball and makes good decisions. He is also a quality leader that is a highly competitive type. Played as a mid that went forward for Caulfield Grammar. The one that’s got me surprised though is  another Caulfield boy inMitch Szybkowski. I thought we may have a nibble as he trained with us and is a very Melbourne type player and did some training with us pre season. For rookies a developing ruck but we have lost a bit of foot speed over the trade period so if we can find someone that will provide a bit of outside run with x factor then I think we will have a balanced list.

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31 minutes ago, TRIGON said:

Calling @ManDee - any local knowledge you can provide re this young man?

Sorry, no info. Didn't get to any footy this year too busy. GVFL is a good standard as is APS. He looks interesting, I like the Jakovich comparison, we should be so lucky!

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Talent and needs fulfilled.  Certainly put in place the succession planning across ruck, key forward and key defence with youngsters Verrell, Jefferson and Adams.  I think Sestan was just that wildcard who was too good to pass up.  Raw ability and different pathway than the standard NAB League.  Like to see more Mids with pace next year in the draft with our picks.  Two 1st rounders should get JT a nice bounty once again. JT 🥇

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12 hours ago, spirit of norm smith said:

Talent and needs fulfilled.  Certainly put in place the succession planning across ruck, key forward and key defence with youngsters Verrell, Jefferson and Adams.  I think Sestan was just that wildcard who was too good to pass up.  Raw ability and different pathway than the standard NAB League.  Like to see more Mids with pace next year in the draft with our picks.  Two 1st rounders should get JT a nice bounty once again. JT 🥇

Agree Normie, best available mid next year with Freo's top 5 pick

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