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The 2023 Draft and Trade Targets Thread


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2 hours ago, dazzledavey36 said:

Sander and Wilson would be our dream scenario. 

Don’t want 2 mids. Caleb Windsor is the outside mid who runs and runs and kicks goals he is a jet IMO and just what our mids need up bolster our run and carry plus as a goal kicking on baller. 

Curtin if available as a versatile tall for defence and can play up forward also. Or Caddy maybe. 

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8 hours ago, DistrACTION Jackson said:

Once Gold Coast select all their academy players, plus Hawks and Dogs take their F/S options pick 42 may come into a pick in the mid 30s. You would think that may interest Geelong if they want to be taking multiple players at the draft.

They currently have picks 8, 25, 76, 87 & 94.

 

Hawks and dogs picks used for matching F/S will be after 42. They each have one early pick and then only late picks to be used for points. 

Only GCS picks will be before 42, six picks before then to go towards 3 players.

3 GCS+Croft+McCabe=5

GCS use 6 picks before our 42

So our pick should move up to 41

Is that correct?

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5 minutes ago, Pennant St Dee said:

Cheers DD, I’d assume he comes into pick 11 calculations 

Yep, Dees both have interest in O'Sullivan and Wilson.

Geelong, GWS and Adelaide especially have significant interest in 'Sully'

I'm sure we have a range players in mind for pick 11 but that's all I know from up this regional way.

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6 minutes ago, dazzledavey36 said:

Yep, Dees both have interest in O'Sullivan and Wilson.

Geelong, GWS and Adelaide especially have significant interest in 'Sully'

I'm sure we have a range players in mind for pick 11 but that's all I know from up this regional way.

Makes sense if we went that way take the key tall with first pick and a midfielder with pace who impacts the scoreboard with second pick.

Ling range prediction is next years draft is plentiful with mids so IMO another key tall is needed this year

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2 minutes ago, Gawndy the Great said:

Will Sully go before Curtin? It seems that clubs are loosing interest by the day in Curtin.. Who is actually the better player?

Wouldn’t say they are losing interest I’d think they expect West Coast to still do some sort of deal with North.  
Hard to say who’s the better player at this stage , haven’t seen O’Sullivan live. I’ve seen a lot of Curtin live playing all 3 lines

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4 minutes ago, Pennant St Dee said:

Makes sense if we went that way take the key tall with first pick and a midfielder with pace who impacts the scoreboard with second pick.

Ling range prediction is next years draft is plentiful with mids so IMO another key tall is needed this year

I think we'd be looking at O'Sullivan with pick 11 more then anything.

I could be wrong but.

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1 hour ago, dazzledavey36 said:

Yep, Dees both have interest in O'Sullivan and Wilson.

Geelong, GWS and Adelaide especially have significant interest in 'Sully'

I'm sure we have a range players in mind for pick 11 but that's all I know from up this regional way.

I’d be delighted if we got both. Think key defender is our biggest need so Curtain or O'Sullivan and mid is our second biggest need. Only saw Wilson play couple of games but was very impressed. Perfect for the modern game and our system. 
 

I can see both being already gone by our second pick though. 

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54 minutes ago, Pennant St Dee said:

Wouldn’t say they are losing interest I’d think they expect West Coast to still do some sort of deal with North.  
Hard to say who’s the better player at this stage , haven’t seen O’Sullivan live. I’ve seen a lot of Curtin live playing all 3 lines

You rate Curtain very highly though Pennant? I watched his highlights last night and highlights of some of the WA games. Looks very mobile, good kick and loves a tackle. 
I think him being available at 6 is our best possible scenario at this stage for a number of reasons- he would be best available and fit our needs but also he would give us much more options of trading up or out.

Up for pick one or 3, or Cal mentioned last week that WC would probably  put their future first on the table for him if we wanted to trade out. 

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2 minutes ago, Colm said:

You rate Curtain very highly though Pennant? I watched his highlights last night and highlights of some of the WA games. Looks very mobile, good kick and loves a tackle. 
I think him being available at 6 is our best possible scenario at this stage for a number of reasons- he would be best available and fit our needs but also he would give us much more options of trading up or out.

Up for pick one or 3, or Cal mentioned last week that WC would probably  put their future first on the table for him if we wanted to trade out. 

If he is rated a top 3 talent we should draft him and back out program to keep him long term.  He would be perfect for our backline with his long kicking especially if Rivers spends more time in midfield next year. For someone at KPP height he plays like a big bodied midfielder. Aka the Bont. 

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1 hour ago, Colm said:

You rate Curtain very highly though Pennant? I watched his highlights last night and highlights of some of the WA games. Looks very mobile, good kick and loves a tackle. 
I think him being available at 6 is our best possible scenario at this stage for a number of reasons- he would be best available and fit our needs but also he would give us much more options of trading up or out.

Up for pick one or 3, or Cal mentioned last week that WC would probably  put their future first on the table for him if we wanted to trade out. 

Yes I have rated him for a while, I have watched him play and done some work with him.

Some of what I have seen him do on the track has me excited about his ceiling and where he could end up.

Some senior players who have played with him talk very highly of him in regards to his professionalism, strength and maturity.

Certainly a lot to work with, but again I am biased and been exposed to the WA boys a lot more than others who I’ve only seen on screen 

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1 hour ago, Colm said:

You rate Curtain very highly though Pennant? I watched his highlights last night and highlights of some of the WA games. Looks very mobile, good kick and loves a tackle. 
I think him being available at 6 is our best possible scenario at this stage for a number of reasons- he would be best available and fit our needs but also he would give us much more options of trading up or out.

Up for pick one or 3, or Cal mentioned last week that WC would probably  put their future first on the table for him if we wanted to trade out. 

We should be signalling to WC that we love Curtin and are happy to take him at 6 and don't feel any need to trade up.  Reverse the onus on them trading picks and see if they can come up with an attractive offer to us.

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1 hour ago, Pennant St Dee said:

Yes I have rated him for a while, I have watched him play and done some work with him.

Some of what I have seen him do on the track has me excited about his ceiling and where he could end up.

Some senior players who have played with him talk very highly of him in regards to his professionalism, strength and maturity.

Certainly a lot to work with, but again I am biased and been exposed to the WA boys a lot more than others who I’ve only seen on screen 

I hope we go for him at 6.

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7 hours ago, dazzledavey36 said:

Yep, Dees both have interest in O'Sullivan and Wilson.

Geelong, GWS and Adelaide especially have significant interest in 'Sully'

I'm sure we have a range players in mind for pick 11 but that's all I know from up this regional way.

I’m almost certainly wrong because those 2 are very solid prospects but am I completely crazy to like a 3rd Bushranger as much if not more? He’s not nearly as proven or well rounded but give me Phoenix. 

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