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Welcome to Demonland: Tom Fullarton


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Good to have another Tom on board.

Should be a handy ruck/forward with a basketball background.  Should challenge Gawn next year.

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41 minutes ago, Lord Travis said:

Makes Weideman and Schache look like Wayne Carey.

Regardless, he's a demon now so let's see if he can crack into our 22 at some stage next year.

I understand your point, but this is a free hit. We aren’t using this pick in the draft anyways so who cares.  

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15 minutes ago, praha said:

Melbourne's media department is seriously amateur. 

They posted an Instagram story of a screenshot of their browser... without cropping out the browser.

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No, they made it deliberately look like a browser 😂

It's a whole graphic theme they're doing for trade week... pretending to sit at Lamb's desk

https://www.instagram.com/p/CyVC-ZALCkg/?igshid=NjIwNzIyMDk2Mg==

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45 minutes ago, DeelightfulPlay said:

No, they made it deliberately look like a browser 😂

It's a whole graphic theme they're doing for trade week... pretending to sit at Lamb's desk

https://www.instagram.com/p/CyVC-ZALCkg/?igshid=NjIwNzIyMDk2Mg==

Riiiiiiiiight. Very meta.

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Surprised that anyone watched enough Brisbane VFL to have a strong opinion.

I like that he kicked some bags. Good athlete. Disposal numbers seem really solid given he didn’t get to ruck much with the Lions so often picking 2 other rucks in their VFL side. 

I look at the growth in Joel Smith this year as someone with stuff all forward experience but with run and jump in his legs. If Fullarton can provide something similar he can contribute. 

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Welcome to this madhouse, Tom.

You are now a Demon - you will get my full support though I have no idea myself how good a player you are.  Someone in our usually spot on recruiting department thinks you are worth a list spot.  That will do me at lest for now.

I will remain open minded and hope others will too.

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24 minutes ago, monoccular said:

Welcome to this madhouse, Tom.

You are now a Demon - you will get my full support though I have no idea myself how good a player you are.  Someone in our usually spot on recruiting department thinks you are worth a list spot.  That will do me at lest for now.

I will remain open minded and hope others will too.

Thanks mono I also promise that I will firstly thank Tom for choosing MFC as his destination club and also will encourage him to take a leaf out of Michael Hibberd’s legacy of always trying to find a way. Great size, athletic, former captain of the Australian U16 basketball team, kicked 6 goals against Bombers VFL team this year, there is a lot to like about the kid. Give it your best best shot Tom and you just might surprise a lot of people.!!!

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10 minutes ago, rpfc said:

He’s got a great opportunity with his ability to ruck to play in the team. 

He looks a likely sort and I do prefer this notion of recruiting 24 year old 2m player and not teenagers.

Yep, at that size he is at least 1-2 years away from peaking

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A very warm welcome, Tom Fullarton, to MFC ☺️

With summer just around the corner, I’m sure you’ll feel right at home here. I’m aware of your impressive basketball background, and I can’t wait to see you in action for the Dees on the footy field. As a talented young man, I have no doubt you have a bright future ahead of you!

Relative information:

Tom Fullarton   24yo, 2.00m tall, 92 kg. A shooting guard. He was the captain of the Australia 2016 under-17 basketball world cup squad.

Luke Jeckson   22yo, 2.00m tall, 100 kg. A center or a power forward. He was a member of the Australia 2018 under-17 basketball world cup squad.

Christian Petracca   27yo, 1.86m tall, 96 kg. A small forward(?). He was a member of the Australia 2012 under-17 basketball world cup squad.

 

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1 hour ago, DeeSpencer said:

Surprised that anyone watched enough Brisbane VFL to have a strong opinion.

I like that he kicked some bags. Good athlete. Disposal numbers seem really solid given he didn’t get to ruck much with the Lions so often picking 2 other rucks in their VFL side. 

I look at the growth in Joel Smith this year as someone with stuff all forward experience but with run and jump in his legs. If Fullarton can provide something similar he can contribute. 

Lol his disposals numbers and the amount of goals kicked at VFL level is identical to Josh Schache's year in his 2022 VFL season.

Having watched enough VFL of Brisbane this year and some of his previous AFL games it's no wonder Brisbane fans are happy to show pack his bags for him.

 

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12 hours ago, Jaded No More said:

I understand your point, but this is a free hit. We aren’t using this pick in the draft anyways so who cares.  

so why give the shack another year absolute waste of time

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