Reece Conca

Discussion in 'Richmond' started by Capitano_Cotch, Apr 14, 2012.

Put it out there
  1. Capitano_Cotch

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    Must say, i thought young Reece was outstanding today. For me, I believe it was his breakout game. Kicked 2 great goals, including one from outside 50. Looked every bit the first round draft pick.
    Well done son, keep up the good work :thumbsu:

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  2. Madtiger2006

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    Looking better than Heppell :thumbsu:
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    Got a bit of mongrel in him too.

    Great stuff.:thumbsu:
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    He gives our midfield that extra class that it has lacked for a long time. The ball is safe in his hands. Well done son!
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    Great game. Took the opportunity against weak opposition to show the class he possesses. Would now like to see that repeated against a side that knows how to apply pressure*

    * See also Shaun Grigg.

    But good job.
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    Can see why we took him at 6 ahead of others.

    To me he reminds me so much of Marc Muphy. Obviously got a long way to go to be as good as Murph but certainly has the poise. He could be our gut running mid who racks up 35 touches a game in the long run.

    Was the MAJOR POSITIVE for me...
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    His best game in the Yellow and Black if you ask me! Hopefully many more to come! That 60m goal was an absolute roost.

    Was good to see Morris, Ellis and Conca taking up the back line for a lot of the day.
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    He was awesome today, critics of this selection will be non existent by the end of the year.
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    Grigg went into a pack and took the force and got rewarded with a free by his courage.

    Starting to turn the corner as well especially his defensive side.

    Ross Smith's blueprint starting to show.
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    I reckon Conca will eventually turn out a better player than Murphy...for a start Conca's taller...:thumbsu:...
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    Good line from Malthouse today-

    "At the moment Conca is A- but is rapidly heading towards A+"


    Interesting to compare his first three game so far with Heppell. The only areas Heppell out points him is in his DT and Super Coach $$$$$. Silly punters.

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    It's good to see he is getting on the scoreboard too. Kicked his first goal last week and has obviously gained some confidence from it. The best mids in the comp kick goals, (Ablett, Swan, Murphy, Judd....list goes on)
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    Sorry mate but he was talking about Cotchin.
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    Don't worry about the media.

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    You sure? I stand corrected. But Cotch A-?
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    Sorry to burst the bubble bazz, but Mick was talking about Cotch, not Conca :)

    EDIT: point already made

    And yeah, Cotchin still A-, just needs to do it for the rest of this season to go up another notch to A, then he'll be striding to A+ from then on IMO.
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    Yeah i remember because in my eyes, Cotch is already A+. Malthouse was just saying that he can become elite very very soon.
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    Its always funny watching people judge how good players will be over the careers after only 1 season. Last 2 weeks Conca has really shown some good signs for the future. Has courage to put his head over the ball when its his turn to go, has sublime skills and the ability to find time and space when there isn't any. Will be well regarded in AFL circles by seasons end.
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    Said Conca was going to be a star when he was drafted, and nothing has ever made me doubt that. A bonafide midfielder, inside and outside, very good skills, great motor, knows how to gut run and spread from a contest to provide an option. Very complete.

    Also Malthouse has no clue, Cotchin is A++++
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    Conca has shown us what he's got, so plenty to look forward to. No doubt will be a little inconsistent being so young still, so lets hope people don't lose their shit on him when he has a quiet game or two.

    Has plenty of leadership qualities too I reckon. Exciting future for the kid :thumbsu:
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    He's from Perth, so lets hope he doesn't become an absolute jet, then tell us he wants to head back home :(
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    Always was going to be a vital midfielder, shwoing it in only his 2nd year is a plus
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    I like Reece, but I could live with a straight swap for Nat Fyfe.
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    He's a gun. Elite disposal.. Puts his body on the line.. Looking forward to his season.
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    Some of his tackling and contested work in tight was first rate for a 2nd year player still lacking a few kgs. On top of that he's kicking goals too. Couldn't be happier with him. Very astute pick.