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He reminds me of Caddy when he's forward and Sparrow when he's in the midfield. It's that power type player that has the ability to win or halve big contests in the middle or in the forward half. He's a very 'Melbourne' pick. At least, a JT type.

I'm intrigued what the wraps on him were at the end of last year to make him worthy of a top 5 selection, @Gator. Any insight there? Obviously, he's fallen down the order a bit due to injury, but to be worthy of top 5 talk, you'd have to have some elite attributes outside of mere power.

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2 minutes ago, Binmans PA said:

He reminds me of Caddy when he's forward and Sparrow when he's in the midfield. It's that power type player that has the ability to win or halve big contests in the middle or in the forward half. He's a very 'Melbourne' pick. At least, a JT type.

I'm intrigued what the wraps on him were at the end of last year to make him worthy of a top 5 selection, @Gator. Any insight there? Obviously, he's fallen down the order a bit due to injury, but to be worthy of top 5 talk, you'd have to have some elite attributes outside of mere power.

He was a genuine power forward at colts level as an under-age playe last year kicking over 30 goals in a season. My understanding was that he was dominating that level and there was expectation of organic growth in his game.

Decided to he wanted to do a pre season with the seniors and got rewarded with senior footy all year playing as a high half forward and sometimes even defensive forward.

Battled some groin injuries which impacted him mid year.

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13 minutes ago, monoccular said:

Does anyone know the origin of the family name?  Norwegian? Hope he isn’t pining for the fjords😮

Leans more to Danish, it seems. So.. flat track bully?

Bingo, there's an Australia semi-famous Tholstrup originally from Denmark.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hans_Tholstrup

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8 minutes ago, dazzledavey36 said:

He was a genuine power forward at colts level as an under-age playe last year kicking over 30 goals in a season. My understanding was that he was dominating that level and there was expectation of organic growth in his game.

Decided to he wanted to do a pre season with the seniors and got rewarded with senior footy all year playing as a high half forward and sometimes even defensive forward.

Battled some groin injuries which impacted him mid year.

Thanks mate.

I like the idea of someone like him playing defensive forward and allowing a McAdam a bit more room to play as a flair player.

That said, no idea how we fit everyone in that 7 string forward half when Koltyn is finally ready to play seniors for us.

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41 minutes ago, DemonOX said:

Would have liked to see him when he was called out as a Dees player tbh. 

Would have been nice if there was a camera set up at his place given he wasn’t at the draft. 

Every time i hear we get a player from perf I worry about the go home factor. 

DO Don’t know if you realise Esperance is about 500kms from Perth? 
So who  would do the camera work other than the great shots we have  got from the Perth 7 news. Via someone in the family also has or Ch 7. 
 

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Hunts the ball with a real focus.  A healthy air of confidence about the lad too

Nice disposal skills and looks to have excellent awareness

I can see both Koltyn & Caleb Windsor playing in the seniors next year ... maybe 6-8 games each (or more)

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9 hours ago, Binmans PA said:

Thanks mate.

I like the idea of someone like him playing defensive forward and allowing a McAdam a bit more room to play as a flair player.

That said, no idea how we fit everyone in that 7 string forward half when Koltyn is finally ready to play seniors for us.

He will replace Spargo and or Chandler... oh wait I already had McAdam and Billings in those slots!😁

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