Player Watch # 1: Andrew McGrath - Will play his 50th game this weekend - 16/5

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What seperates McGrath isn't just the fact that he can slot goals; it's the fact he can play in any role and that he's a natural leader - exactly who we need at this club.

He also has an incredible hair to chin ratio working for him at present - I'd pick him on that alone!
You mean a perfectly even 1:1 ratio now he has so much hair? Lol, it’s the right look IMO
 

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I will take the goal or two a game over the 30 possessions
we have possession getters in the team.
I like his execution and will take that with the lower output.

Much like Langford. I dont need to see him racking up 30+ with how good is overall disposal is. And his ability to kick a goal or two a game.
Once he can get himself back up to the pace of AFL, his inclusion is going to be handy for us.

Balance is starting to present itself in the team.
 

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In one of Worsfold’s interviews the other day he was asked about Andy (and I don’t know which one it was sorry - probably a radio interview, I remember him seeming more candid than he usually is in a press conference).

He said Andy was good off half back getting the ball and dishing it off to a safe option straight away, so we didn’t get a lot of him taking the game on and attacking the way we know he can (see his junior highlights treating the wings like a hurdling competition). So his area to improve this year is to take the game on, get more metres gained.
 

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In one of Worsfold’s interviews the other day he was asked about Andy (and I don’t know which one it was sorry - probably a radio interview, I remember him seeming more candid than he usually is in a press conference).

He said Andy was good off half back getting the ball and dishing it off to a safe option straight away, so we didn’t get a lot of him taking the game on and attacking the way we know he can (see his junior highlights treating the wings like a hurdling competition). So his area to improve this year is to take the game on, get more metres gained.
I think it was SEN on Saturday.

EDIT: I think it was this interview.
https://player.whooshkaa.com/episode?id=361950
 

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