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Death Riding Fremantle 2023 - Feathered Cap Edition


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5 minutes ago, Demonstone said:

What do these numbers represent, if you don't mind me asking?

Provisional 2023 Draft Order - picks each side currently owns

15 minutes ago, biggestred said:

where are you getting this, if you dont mind me asking?

Bigfooty > Trade & Draft Hub > 2023 Provisional Draft Order

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I came across this in the WCE threads:

Did Fremantle sign the giant West Australian because he aided their flag push, or did their vision of unicorns and a desire to keep him from becoming Nic Naitanui’s successor cloud their pursuit of a maiden premiership?

Interesting article. I think it's a bit early to write Jackson off but my key takeaway was:  "But instead, they have dished up two uninspiring losses to sides who didn’t make finals last season, including the wooden spooners, and took three and half quarters to break an Eagles side with no bench and injured players forced to play on.

It’s nice to win, but it shouldn’t dampen the purple army’s alarm bells."

A good summary, imv.

This train has a long way to go, no need to jump off at this stage.  Freo have a tough fixture with double up games vs Brisbane, Geelong, Hawthorn, Sydney, West Coast, Western Bulldogs and all bar WCE yet to be played.

imv Freo is already out of top 4 contention and I still think they will struggle to make the 8.

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1 hour ago, Lucifers Hero said:

This train has a long way to go, no need to jump off at this stage.  Freo have a tough fixture with double up games vs Brisbane, Geelong, Hawthorn, Sydney, West Coast, Western Bulldogs and all bar WCE yet to be played.

imv Freo is already out of top 4 contention and I still think they will struggle to make the 8.

The Crows will beat them tomorrow.

The way they are playing at the moment the Hawks would beat them.

There'll be no finals this year. I'm pretty sure of that. No forwards, they can't kick a score (unless playing against a depleted Eagles). 

We'll have a pick between 5-8 i reckon.

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3 minutes ago, Dr. Gonzo said:

Frederick out injured 😂

Omg is he really?

Backflips are cursed. Viney hurt his knee after doing a backflip at training. Lucky Oliver doesn’t strike me as a backflipper!

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18 minutes ago, Jaded No More said:

Omg is he really?

Backflips are cursed. Viney hurt his knee after doing a backflip at training. Lucky Oliver doesn’t strike me as a backflipper!

I don't normally laugh at injuries and I don't know if the backflip caused it but it's still funny

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On 4/6/2023 at 12:30 PM, Apocalypse XXXI said:

Incredible that after two poor performances to start the season and a final quarter burst against a wounded West Coast, Fremantle sits in 9th place on the ladder. 

Ninth, or equal second last!

Adelaide gets the job done and Cats do as they ought to against Hawthorn, Freo will have 1 very dubious win after 4 rounds, and be equal last after what is probably their softest part of their fixture for the season.

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I love this thread. If they lose to the Crows tmw the wheels will well and truely be off. Fingers crossed for a top ten pick. 
Another team I’m keeping an eye on is the Suns. They have an academy player that currently rated in the top 5 and will prob try to trade up or back in the draft.  I think in an ideal scenario they would miss finals but finish ahead of Freo. That would make us a more appealing option for any team willing to trade a top 5 pick and we would be in a good position to trade with Suns should they decide to trade out their first rounder. 
We could end up with 2 top 10 picks👏

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15 hours ago, Lucifers Hero said:

I came across this in the WCE threads:

Did Fremantle sign the giant West Australian because he aided their flag push, or did their vision of unicorns and a desire to keep him from becoming Nic Naitanui’s successor cloud their pursuit of a maiden premiership?

Interesting article. I think it's a bit early to write Jackson off but my key takeaway was:  "But instead, they have dished up two uninspiring losses to sides who didn’t make finals last season, including the wooden spooners, and took three and half quarters to break an Eagles side with no bench and injured players forced to play on.

It’s nice to win, but it shouldn’t dampen the purple army’s alarm bells."

A good summary, imv.

This train has a long way to go, no need to jump off at this stage.  Freo have a tough fixture with double up games vs Brisbane, Geelong, Hawthorn, Sydney, West Coast, Western Bulldogs and all bar WCE yet to be played.

imv Freo is already out of top 4 contention and I still think they will struggle to make the 8.

I feel there is a lot of truth to this summary as signing Jackson has thrown off their team balance however an equal factor is the best 22 players that left. Griffen Logue, Blake Acers and Rory Lobb. 
They have the cattle to win maybe 5-8 games this year.

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12 hours ago, Colm said:

I love this thread. If they lose to the Crows tmw the wheels will well and truely be off. Fingers crossed for a top ten pick. 
Another team I’m keeping an eye on is the Suns. They have an academy player that currently rated in the top 5 and will prob try to trade up or back in the draft.  I think in an ideal scenario they would miss finals but finish ahead of Freo. That would make us a more appealing option for any team willing to trade a top 5 pick and we would be in a good position to trade with Suns should they decide to trade out their first rounder. 
We could end up with 2 top 10 picks👏

Well, Freo play GC in Adelaide next week…

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We all Remember the days when the draft was our premiership. To have us win a premiership in 2021, with real hope for a second, and looking at a top ten, possibly top 5 pick coming back is better than Xmas. I feel like I’m living like a unicorn 😜

I will be watching the game today, reading 2023 phantom drafts, and laughing at those who thought they were the unicorn. 
 

Bring it on… 

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