Player Watch #1 - Steven May - Kicking as many goals off field as he is on it

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demondavey

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May was seen on TV running laps, so he is obviously at a stage were he can run in a predicted manner without issue. That doesn't mean he is fit enough to play a game where he has to move in a an unknown direction at any moment.

So it is pretty safe to assume, running straight lines for Steven May right now there is no issues because we've all seen it on TV.
I don’t have a tv
 

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I probably didn't explain properly.

With my groin I was jogging 4 weeks after but anything high impact was out of the question for quite a while, such as directional change as you mentioned but also including taking off to sprint (even in a straight line). About 4 months in I could build up to a fast run from a slow start. But took 6 months for me to be able to launch from standing start into a sprint without discomfort.

I have ****** hips from footy which made my recovery time longer than normal but my point was running in a straight line is still a major hurdle with a groin.

I didn't see what sort of speed he was running at but anything medium to low pace doesn't necessarily indicate he is close to match fit.
So the context of my post was Topkent mentioned said footage in earlier post and he mentioned he could be close to playing. My reply was running laps/straight lines in a controlled manner is vastly different to running in a game.
 

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So the context of my post was Topkent mentioned said footage in earlier post and he mentioned he could be close to playing. My reply was running laps/straight lines in a controlled manner is vastly different to running in a game.
Ah my bad, read it in he wrong context!
 

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What a waste of a pick and the money we are paying him.

Has done nothing but bring poor attention to the club.

Has looked like no better than Oscar McDonald in most of his games.
 

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What a weird response. Thought May and Omac comfortably took care of the GC forwards. It was the small defenders who let them down again.

GC had 5 marks inside 50 for the game
I thought he was good defensively but his kicking (which I thought was a strength??) was again really average.


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Absolutely ******* terrible, his decision making is horrific.

Looked as tho he was about to tear up at one stage coz he couldn't yell at anyone for being a bigger spud than him in the backline.
 
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Yes it did, second quarter. Left him and OMac on the turf.
Not the truth. May has every right to go for that ball, lever is in a wrestle right as the ball is about to land. May takes out both of them and Omac gets a poke in the eye pushing his opponent under the ball
If anything Omac could have sagged back and covered the back door.



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I know the incident but I'm not sure lever would have marked it. Thought it was typical three dees go for the spoil /mark leaving king at ground level. (Which May is often involved in). I think he also punched oscar in the head.
 

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Not the truth. May has every right to go for that ball, lever is in a wrestle right as the ball is about to land. May takes out both of them and Omac gets a poke in the eye pushing his opponent under the ball
If anything Omac could have sagged back and covered the back door.



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Lever got two hands on it mate, look May's effort was fine, but If you're going to impact a contest though do just that. He did nothing but clean Lever up. Punch the ******* ball away.

Your May's biggest apologist right now. Needed someone to replace Jones I guess. 😜😜😜
 

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Lever got two hands on it mate, look May's effort was fine, but If you're going to impact a contest though do just that. He did nothing but clean Lever up. Punch the ******* ball away.

Your May's biggest apologist right now. Needed someone to replace Jones I guess. 😜😜😜
Lever also was in a bad position and looked like he wouldn't mark it. May went for the mark. I'm not criticizing defenders who go 3rd man in for marking and dropping it.

I was genuinely shocked to read all the sh*t talking of his game. Thought he was very solid defensively as was Omac and Lever.
 

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Lever also was in a bad position and looked like he wouldn't mark it. May went for the mark. I'm not criticizing defenders who go 3rd man in for marking and dropping it.

I was genuinely shocked to read all the sh*t talking of his game. Thought he was very solid defensively as was Omac and Lever.
Different standards for different players. Excuse me for holding higher hopes with May than I do OMac.

Being solid defensively doesn't cut it when you butcher the living sh*t out of disposal like May did all too often. Omac's disposal was fine surprisingly.
 

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Different standards for different players. Excuse me for holding higher hopes with May than I do OMac.

Being solid defensively doesn't cut it when you butcher the living sh*t out of disposal like May did all too often. Omac's disposal was fine surprisingly.
He shut Ben King out of the game who was the next coming of Jesus according to some on this board. That's his first job, his kicking was average to garbage but that happens kicking out of defence.

All of our talls did their job defensively.
 

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He shut Ben King out of the game who was the next coming of Jesus according to some on this board. That's his first job, his kicking was average to garbage but that happens kicking out of defence.

All of our talls did their job defensively.
King also missed two gettable set shots. That always helps. ;)
 

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