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Trade Rumours 2023


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Now that is interesting Re the news on McAdams. There must be a specific reason for that trade and I am assuming it is something to do with the functioning of the forward line. Melbourne must have offered some certainties around his position as he has knocked back a 2 year deal from an up and coming team in Adelaide. 

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5 hours ago, Travy14 said:

And they wont be on a 4 year deal, back up rucks get short deals which is why they move around.

if we get a ruck in it will be a cheap option but a solid ruck, they are never great around the ground but usually pretty competitive in the ruck contests.  They also have Verrall developing in the VFL.  The only reason they would spend money is if they don't think he will cut it.  From what i have seen from the 19 YO he looks pretty good in the early stages of his career.

Unless we go for a Chol type who is the Ruc/Fwd type, then you will have to spend a little bit.  Which i don't mind that option. But not his contract which would have to be around the $1mil mark over the next 2 years

I reckon if Grundy goes to Port Sam Hayes could be part of the package coming back, he's 24 was highly rated in his draft year but slipped down lower than expected. He hasn't set the world on fire but a move back to Vic behind Max might be good for him and provide the support needed until Verrall is ready. Wouldn't be on big coin either

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We like replacing like for like as a  mature medium forward. Definitely a melksham type. Same height as Melksham, taller than spargo, kozzy and chin. 

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48 minutes ago, Red and Blue realist said:

I reckon if Grundy goes to Port Sam Hayes could be part of the package coming back, he's 24 was highly rated in his draft year but slipped down lower than expected. He hasn't set the world on fire but a move back to Vic behind Max might be good for him and provide the support needed until Verrall is ready. Wouldn't be on big coin either

Yup, id be fine with that. that exactly the type of back up we need.

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26 minutes ago, John Crow Batty said:

Some talk in the WA press that Jack Darling might be a good trade for Melbourne since we are in the premiership window.  Good for another season mor two perhaps.

Darling is the most overated footballer in the league

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5 hours ago, Binmans PA said:

Love it. Perfect fit for us I reckon. Thanks for the goss mate and since you're SA based, I'm gonna say you've nailed it haha. 🤞 

Sorry bout the time in between, Crows are fuming about this, apparently they wanted to keep him offered him 2 years Shane wanted 3.

Got given the info before 11am today told to keep it tight lipped until after 3pm.

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7 minutes ago, YesitwasaWin4theAges said:

Sorry bout the time in between, Crows are fuming about this, apparently they wanted to keep him offered him 2 years Shane wanted 3.

Got given the info before 11am today told to keep it tight lipped until after 3pm.

Give us more...

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29 minutes ago, dazzledavey36 said:

Give us more...

He likes long walks along the beach and doesn't mind going to theatre plays.😂

Offered 3 during the midway point of the year and the offer changed to 2 years and he was less than happy.

Apparently had differing views to Burgo in regards to training standards/recovery.

Burgo asked Shane to push through sprints repetitions harder, this after Shane had flagged hammy tightness.

Shane took advice onboard nonetheless and ended up tearing his hammy, was beyond peaking.

Another issue that played a small part in requesting a trade was the suspension he recieved during the year, thought he could have received more support from the Croms.

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22 minutes ago, YesitwasaWin4theAges said:

He likes long walks along the beach and doesn't mind going to theatre plays.😂

Offered 3 during the midway point of the year and the offer changed to 2 years and he was less than happy.

Apparently had differing views to Burgo in regards to training standards/recovery.

Burgo asked Shane to push through sprints repetitions harder, this after Shane had flagged hammy tightness.

Shane took advice onboard nonetheless and ended up tearing his hammy, was beyond peaking.

Another issue that played a small part in requesting a trade was the suspension he recieved during the year, thought he could have received more support from the Croms.

I meant in regards to any other player's we're chasing 🤣

Just out of curiosity, are you a family friend of McAdam?

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2 hours ago, dazzledavey36 said:

I meant in regards to any other player's we're chasing 🤣

Just out of curiosity, are you a family friend of McAdam?

No relation, i just know someone from his management company.

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7 hours ago, YesitwasaWin4theAges said:

He likes long walks along the beach and doesn't mind going to theatre plays.😂

Offered 3 during the midway point of the year and the offer changed to 2 years and he was less than happy.

Apparently had differing views to Burgo in regards to training standards/recovery.

Burgo asked Shane to push through sprints repetitions harder, this after Shane had flagged hammy tightness.

Shane took advice onboard nonetheless and ended up tearing his hammy, was beyond peaking.

Another issue that played a small part in requesting a trade was the suspension he recieved during the year, thought he could have received more support from the Croms.

We're is the logic in choosing  Melbourne when we have Burgos apprentice.... did he not see how long it took for Clarry to recover from a hamstring?

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18 hours ago, John Crow Batty said:

Some talk in the WA press that Jack Darling might be a good trade for Melbourne since we are in the premiership window.  Good for another season mor two perhaps.

should have grabbed him in 2010 instead of Lucas Cook. What a difference he would have made

Unfortunately Darling now is Cooked

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2 hours ago, Rednblueriseing said:

We're is the logic in choosing  Melbourne when we have Burgos apprentice.... did he not see how long it took for Clarry to recover from a hamstring?


Didn’t you just answer your own question?

Overly cautious approach vs caution-to-the-wind approach.

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20 minutes ago, adonski said:

What's Tones track record like

 

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Not great.

I wouldn't take it to the bank but even a broken clock is right twice a day

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Possibly with us trading them pick 24 back - i.e., 11 for Grundy (and us paying some salary) and 24. Possibly Grundy and our natural first-rounder for theirs and no salary. Its a great trade for us in any realm if true. 

And for Sydney - their first pick (even if it is 11) ends up being 15-18 due to Academy and McKay. So not bad for them either. Ah, I'll take the rumour :) 

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