Player Watch #12: Mark Baguley - In against Fremantle - 16/5

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You could make a case that everytime he was one out with Stewart or Blicavs as his direct opponent another forward should have had a better match up.

Without knowing what the coaches want he could actually be performing his role.
 

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No doubt, which is why he’s retained his spot when many have been baying for his head. I’m just not convinced that today’s output warrants his retention.
 

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Easy target. Was a very tough day for anybody in the forward line with the way the Cats set up, and our midfield just played straight into their hands.

Geelong get nervous when the ball is on the deck in their defence. We played to their strengths and bombed in high balls all day. ****in ridiculous.

Tippa was quiet too, hardly surprising. Baguley had 6 tackles, which is what he’s there for.
 

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Easy target. Was a very tough day for anybody in the forward line with the way the Cats set up, and our midfield just played straight into their hands.

Geelong get nervous when the ball is on the deck in their defence. We played to their strengths and bombed in high balls all day. ****in ridiculous.

Tippa was quiet too, hardly surprising. Baguley had 6 tackles, which is what he’s there for.
How many of those tackles were effective?

He just doesn't have the impact he used to have. Any speed he had is gone. You can basically count him out in a foot race. I'd rather Mynott play his role.
 

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Not sure what to make of 6 tackles when a player is routinely burned in 1v1 battles (whether or not it is because he is being out marked by players he can't go with in the air).

I would not have thought that today would be the day to make any positive comment about our forward pressure (except for a 10 minute stretch in the 1st).

Doesn't look even remotely dangerous out there but he's a fav so whatever.
 
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