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3 hours ago, spirit of norm smith said:

What we do reckon we would have to give to Crows for McAdam? A future 3rd round. ??? Or Straight swap for Harmesy ??? 🥲🤔

McAdam is OOC, I believe so either we give them a 3rd round pick or he walks to the preseason draft and the Crows get nothing. That'd be a 50+ pick. It's a joke that they wanted Petty who's still got 2 years on his contract.

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14 minutes ago, Billy said:

I’m sure he’ll be in most posters 22 round 1 because people seem to think that most players from other clubs are better than our own.

ls he any good? struggling to get a game for Adelaide 

Wasn’t struggling to get a game. Suspension and injury was his issue. Was a mature age draft pick as well. A late bloomer who is very good.

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1 hour ago, Billy said:

I’m sure he’ll be in most posters 22 round 1 because people seem to think that most players from other clubs are better than our own.

ls he any good? struggling to get a game for Adelaide 

Well, he will be a Melbourne player by then! And surely we aren’t getting a 28 year old to play in the 2’s. Plus the Pickett suspension.

Question will be what role he plays and how he fits with Fritsch, 2-3 talls, possibly Joel Smith and smalls.

Could easily play round 1 and be dropped for round 2. 

But I do like the idea of him playing the small deep forward role that Kossie played in finals. That frees up Fritsch and Pickett to do more up the ground in a variety of roles. 

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5 hours ago, Billy said:

I’m sure he’ll be in most posters 22 round 1 because people seem to think that most players from other clubs are better than our own.

ls he any good? struggling to get a game for Adelaide 

Dude can play. Is a genuine target and good finisher. The best possible replacement for Melksham I can think of. 
 

And someone who can find marks like this at the end of our long bombs is always going to be handy. 

 

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14 hours ago, Dwight Schrute said:

I suspect we will get pick 44 from the Tigers for Harmes and that pick will get McAdam over the line

Except that posters have said he is going to Dodoro and that means we will pay them.

McAdam has probably 2 good seasons left, so will not be expensive in trade pick.

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15 hours ago, Billy said:

I’m sure he’ll be in most posters 22 round 1 because people seem to think that most players from other clubs are better than our own.

ls he any good? struggling to get a game for Adelaide 

Have a look at his highlights reel. He is a great get!

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2 hours ago, picket fence said:

Have a look at his highlights reel. He is a great get!

Seeing it - or at least hearing it - we'll get Derwayne on side, at least!

He looks like a 75% Fritsch/Pickett. Not sure then, if (when?) we want a true, imposing KPF.

But cheaply, and for a low pick? Can't hurt.

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On 9/23/2023 at 11:35 PM, Mel Bourne said:

Dude can play. Is a genuine target and good finisher. The best possible replacement for Melksham I can think of. 
 

And someone who can find marks like this at the end of our long bombs is always going to be handy. 

 

He certainly finds space, is quick off the mark, and kicks straight.

PS listening to the commentary reminds me (as if I needed reminding) just what an awful commentator is Derrwwwayne. Pretending to sound astounded at every play.  

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On 9/23/2023 at 5:55 PM, Billy said:

I’m sure he’ll be in most posters 22 round 1 because people seem to think that most players from other clubs are better than our own.

ls he any good? struggling to get a game for Adelaide 

Very average.  Can kick goals but is lazy and gives away free kicks.  

He is Fritsch cover and that is it.  And the way he is leaving the crows worries me too, just an average footballer who thinks he is better

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8 hours ago, Travy14 said:

Very average.  Can kick goals but is lazy and gives away free kicks.  

He is Fritsch cover and that is it.  And the way he is leaving the crows worries me too, just an average footballer who thinks he is better

Just what we need in the forward line, another MOY candidate to compete with Kozzie 

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9 hours ago, Travy14 said:

Very average.  Can kick goals but is lazy and gives away free kicks.  

He is Fritsch cover and that is it.  And the way he is leaving the crows worries me too, just an average footballer who thinks he is better

They way he left? Burgo basically said his hamstring tightness was in his head and then he did it. So much for Burgos resilience. 

He’s a good player that we will get cheaply.

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44 minutes ago, rpfc said:

They way he left? Burgo basically said his hamstring tightness was in his head and then he did it. So much for Burgos resilience. 

He’s a good player that we will get cheaply.

So the same guy that set up our fitness structure and led our program to a flag?

Think Burgo has more runs on the board than McAdam, his lazyness and preparedness for games is what has lead to him playing only 50 games in 4 seasons.

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1 hour ago, Travy14 said:

So the same guy that set up our fitness structure and led our program to a flag?

Think Burgo has more runs on the board than McAdam, his lazyness and preparedness for games is what has lead to him playing only 50 games in 4 seasons.

Sometimes the penny drops when you are near the end of your career.

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3 minutes ago, Redleg said:

Sometimes the penny drops when you are near the end of your career.

I hope I am wrong, and we do need some experience coming in to cover what we are going to lose.  But he screams poor work ethic to me and have heard the same thing about him from within the club too

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24 minutes ago, Travy14 said:

I hope I am wrong, and we do need some experience coming in to cover what we are going to lose.  But he screams poor work ethic to me and have heard the same thing about him from within the club too

You could be right, but hopefully having 2-3 years at most of his AFL career left, might get the finger pulled out.

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