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Phantom Drafts 2023


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3 minutes ago, Garbo said:

Mistake if we don’t take Curtain at 6 assuming he is still there, Leake should still be there 11 so no need to rush and take him early if we also want him. We are set for mids and they are easier to draft or trade for if we want another next year.

I significantly doubt Leake will be available at 11. I feel Geelong would love him, as would GWS.

And what if you count Curtin as a midfielder? I prefer him as a mid than down back 

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49 minutes ago, DeeSpencer said:

I significantly doubt Leake will be available at 11. I feel Geelong would love him, as would GWS.

And what if you count Curtin as a midfielder? I prefer him as a mid than down back 

Well the Club has the say so let’s get behind their choice and after all Windsor could be great at pick11. 

I want Curtin also at 6 but I’m a key position down the track. 

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According to BF today concerning how many live picks clubs have. I Have not checked it.

Melbourne
Starting list size: 36
Out: 5 (Hibberd, Dunstan retired, Grundy, Jordon, Harms trade/FA)
In: 3 (Billings, Fullarton, McAdam trade) - plus D.Turner possibly promoted
Current senior list: 34 players
Current rookies: 4 Cat A (McVee, Sestan, Turner, Verrall) + 2 Cat B (Moniz-Wakefield, Farris-White)
Live picks: 4 (6, 11, 42, 93)
 

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6 hours ago, manny100 said:

According to BF today concerning how many live picks clubs have. I Have not checked it.

Melbourne
Starting list size: 36
Out: 5 (Hibberd, Dunstan retired, Grundy, Jordon, Harms trade/FA)
In: 3 (Billings, Fullarton, McAdam trade) - plus D.Turner possibly promoted
Current senior list: 34 players
Current rookies: 4 Cat A (McVee, Sestan, Turner, Verrall) + 2 Cat B (Moniz-Wakefield, Farris-White)
Live picks: 4 (6, 11, 42, 93)
 

Sounds like we’ve also delisted Milkshake this afternoon, with a view to adding him back onto the rookie list.

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The Dwight phantom draft for 2023 - assuming no live trading, which there will be. 

  1. Harley Reid (WCE)
  2. Jed Walter (GCS)
  3. Colby McKercher (NM)
  4. Zane Duursma (NM)
  5. Daniel Curtin (Haw)
  6. Nick Watson (WB)
  7. Ethan Read (GCS)
  8. James Leake (MFC)
  9. Nate Caddy (GWS)
  10. Riley Sanders (GEE)
  11. Caleb Windsor (ESS)
  12. Darcy Wilson (AFC)
  13. Conner O'Sullivan (MFC)
  • I think Essendons greatest list need now is a classy, quick, pure wingman so they'll target Windsor with pick 11
  • Adelaide apparently really like Darcy Wilson and i expect their next pick they'll target Ollie Murphy and get another key back 
  • I have Conner O'Sullivan sliding due to Wilson, Leake and WIndsor all flying up the ranks 
  • I fully expect West Coast to trade pick 1 and us to attempt to move up the draft order in some capacity.  
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9 minutes ago, Dwight Schrute said:

The Dwight phantom draft for 2023 - assuming no live trading, which there will be. 

  1. Harley Reid (WCE)
  2. Jed Walter (GCS)
  3. Colby McKercher (NM)
  4. Zane Duursma (NM)
  5. Daniel Curtin (Haw)
  6. Nick Watson (WB)
  7. Ethan Read (GCS)
  8. James Leake (MFC)
  9. Nate Caddy (GWS)
  10. Riley Sanders (GEE)
  11. Caleb Windsor (ESS)
  12. Darcy Wilson (AFC)
  13. Conner O'Sullivan (MFC)
  • I think Essendons greatest list need now is a classy, quick, pure wingman so they'll target Windsor with pick 11
  • Adelaide apparently really like Darcy Wilson and i expect their next pick they'll target Ollie Murphy and get another key back 
  • I have Conner O'Sullivan sliding due to Wilson, Leake and WIndsor all flying up the ranks 
  • I fully expect West Coast to trade pick 1 and us to attempt to move up the draft order in some capacity.  

Essendon have Nic Martin, Duursma perhaps even Tsatas for their wings, Windsor would be a really odd choice for them

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1 hour ago, adonski said:

Essendon have Nic Martin, Duursma perhaps even Tsatas for their wings, Windsor would be a really odd choice for them

I take your point, i think 13 and 11 could easily go either way, and i don't think many at the MFC would be dissapointed with Windsor or O'Sullivan 

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Makes you wonder if Norf even need picks 3 and 4 given their needs.

Their midfield is stacked with likes of LDU, Simpkin, Wardlaw, Sheezel, Tarryn Thomas and Will Phillips... All high draft picks

They don't need McKercher, etc. They need key defenders, classy flankers and goal sneaks which they can pick up later. 

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We basically take the leftovers in a shallow draft, take what’s left on the table with 8 & 13, unless West Coast accept all of our picks, plus next years, throw all our chips in  for number one.

 

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On 06/11/2023 at 21:52, bluey said:

We basically take the leftovers in a shallow draft, take what’s left on the table with 8 & 13, unless West Coast accept all of our picks, plus next years, throw all our chips in  for number one.

 

No that’s not the case Either Windsor or O’Sullivan are good for us. But if we can go some spots higher our first pick is a better option but would rule it a second high draft pick no doubt. 

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5 minutes ago, FrothiesLiam said:

Cal twomey and Kevin Sheehan did a mock draft on gettable with Melbourne picking o Sullivan at 6 ahead of sanders and Darcy wilson with our next pick 

I never count on Sheehan to be realistic in terms of who goes where. Plus it wasn’t a Phantom Draft, just a mock draft based on needs, not on who actually goes where.

After the mock draft finished, Cal linked us to both Curtin & Caddy, which is interesting.

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6 minutes ago, 2021 said:

I never count on Sheehan to be realistic in terms of who goes where. Plus it wasn’t a Phantom Draft, just a mock draft based on needs, not on who actually goes where.

After the mock draft finished, Cal linked us to both Curtin & Caddy, which is interesting.

Think we'll take Caddy with the first pick, hopefully Windsor with the second if he's there

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