Player Watch #15: Atu Bosenavulagi - Pies trade Stevo, Atu, R2(39) for R2(26),R2(33) & R4(70)- Welcome to North Melbourne R2

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The Dingrel

Club Legend
Jun 25, 2013
AFL Club
North Melbourne
Other Teams
Brisbane Bandits
Super happy with this one.

Turner essentially missed the entire year, prior to that he was as big a whipping boy on here as anyone.

Mahoney isn't a nippy small forward.

There's a role and position for the taking if he continues to develop.

It probably enables us to concentrate on a few other positions on draft day.
Yep, the forward structure is going to be interesting when you consider the likely candidates who can apply pressure. Atu, Jaidyn, Garner (when fit), Turner, TT, Zurhaar, Curt, Mahony, JZ. Would hope more than a few of those see some midfield rotations.

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Norm Smith Medallist
Sep 11, 2014
AFL Club
North Melbourne
Meanwhile, 20-year-old Bosenavulagi will bring tackling pressure and power to the Roos’ line-up.

“Atu’s speed and power will be beneficial to us in the front half of the ground,” Luff said.

“He comes from a rugby background so he is tough at the ball and possesses great tackling pressure.

“We see a role for Atu in our forward line and believe his best footy is ahead of him.”

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Dec 18, 2014
AFL Club
North Melbourne
Other Teams
Prussia, Galactic Empire
The names Bos...Atu Bosenavulagi.


Club Legend
Jun 1, 2012
AFL Club
North Melbourne
Quick, hits hard, clean hands. That tackle in the highlights video is very impressive - a light bloke but he comes from nowhere with great technique. Even if his kicking lacks penetration he could be very handy buzzing around F50. Like this trade.

Taylor Larkey Zurharr
Stevenson Walker/Comben Thomas

Garner Turner Ziebell Hall
Mahony Atu

Some significant upgrades on Hosie and Wood it's fair to say. Good forward depth. Shame about Browny :(


It’s a big kick it’s long kick it’s a goal .....
Dec 26, 2007
AFL Club
North Melbourne
Other Teams
Catanzaro / Manchester City
Doesn’t have the two pegs that Winnie had........everything else though I agree with. Looks smooth as
Seems quite quick from what I’ve seen.

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