Of all your strange vendettas this is one of the strangest. The trade period hasn't even started yet and we've never had any problem trading in players and getting the most out of them under Goodwin - actually it's been one of our strengths.
Frampton was terrible.
Had 2 touches, dropped a soda of a mark directly in front of goal, gave away 2 free kicks in critical 1 on 1s in the 2nd half and had 1 tackle.
He "kept" Harris Andrews to game high marks (9) and intercept marks (4). If Brissy kicked a goal late and snatched the win the...
Sorry, I don't follow this post at all.
I don't think picking Frampton was gutsy at all, he was the obvious replacement for McStay that let the Pies keep their forward structure. He was terrible on the day and almost cost the Pies dearly.
Tom Mcdonald was terrible but Schache really wasn't...
Would be a bold move of Riley to leave Adelaide, as he's a local boy and they invested a lot in him.
Had a great debut season but hasn't really come on and has been a victim of Tex's late career resurgence. He's surely next in line though, especially with Himmelberg rumoured to be moving on to GWS.
Yeah, it's not great when you're stuck in a doom-cycle of blokes dominating at Casey but not being good enough at AFL level. But the other thing is, we need players that can play off a flank because with Clarry/Viney/Trac/Brayshaw/Sparrow we have our centre square rotations more or less locked...
I hope we don't pick up VFL level players for the sake of it, but you really don't want your VFL team getting trounced each week and we look like we will lose a lot of depth this year.
It's a balancing act that you need to get right for the development of your young guys