I thought he was just ok, not solid. Just needs time I suppose. At this stage he doesn't have the size or strength to play on the big guys, nor the pace or agility for the blokes more his size. Love his competitiveness and agro though.
Absolutely agreee with your point on the score, but not the aggression bit. You can be aggressive and very phsyical without risking suspension and fines.
We are a young immature side though so maybe that will come as our smaller bodies develop.
This is so great to read. I remember his first pre-seaosn and that game against North and he just looked like he could be absolutely anything and end up A grade or even elite.
Hoping he has an injury free year and his form warrants lots of AFL-level games.
Mitchell openly stated a number of times last year that he picks 7 defenders each week. With DGB not making huge strides and Day likely to be playing midfield, that leaves:
Siss, Blanck, Hardwick, CJ, Impey, Frost and Scrimmers.
We probably start the six that make the most sense based on the...
Looking at the intra mtach highlights, a bit worried about Denver's lack of progress. He doesn't have the strength to go with the bigger forwards/resting rucks nor the speed to go with the third talls.
Expect oppo coaches will find it very easy to force a mtach up that works in their favour...
Don't think we've ever had two first year players win successive year time trials. Was expecting Weddle to debut in the second half of the year but would be great if he and Cam Mackenzie were in the Round 1 team.