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Player Watch #18 Jake Melksham - de-Essendon'd?

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  1. LeverPuller

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  2. Topkent

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    Could be the greatest number 18 in the history of the game. 6 goals in 2 weeks and 2 of them were match winners :fire::fire:
     
  3. Sylvia Saint

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    pick 24 was unders.
     
  4. JP2

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    His pressure's been really good as well, in addition to the goals. Was important in stopping Port's run from half back, which is something they normally do very well.

    Defensive half forward's definitely the place for him.
     
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    Handy up forward, kicks goals And applies forward pressure.
     
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    So with no Vince or Bugg against Norf, does he get given a job (Higgins?)
     
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    Sorry you couldn't get anything with your pick 25, except maybe a few tips on how to apply blush?

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    And thanks for Melksham by the way, that boy's turned out alright.
     
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  8. Sando22

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    Credit where it's due.
    Is actually a beautiful kick of the footy on both sides.
    Love what he's done last couple of weeks.
     
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    He's one of us now. Entrenched.
     
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    I have tbh with you, besides maybe 4 or5 players, I have no idea who is on the Kangas list. They are as irrelevant to me as Gold Coast. They've beaten us 100 times in a row, so maybe I should take more notice of them, but meh.

    Milkshakes has been a great addition. Really found his feet as a forward flank since a shaky start.
     
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  12. Sando22

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    I couldn't agree more.
    I feel like I know footy pretty well and would recognise most oppo players but other than a handful of Norf blokes, I wouldn't know them if they were swimming in my coffee.
     
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    Wood, Brown, Williams, Daw, Preuss, Cunnington, Ziebell, Thompson, Tarrant, Higgins, Waite, Atley, Thomas, Swallow, Wagner, Dumont, Garner etc.

    Majority of their prelim side is still around.
     
  14. Crusty Demon

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    Ok, I know maybe half their best 22, but the highlighted blokes I do not know. The only time I have ever watched the Kangas play in the last 4 or 5 years is against us.
     
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    Williams is the tatooed back pocked from Collingwood they got for free
    Preuss Is the next Mumford
    Wagner younger brother of ours
    Dumont and Garner I think are their late first rounders from the last couple years.
    Atley is a speedy HBF who we were into a couple years ago.
     
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    Melksham, absolute superstar, give us Petracca and we'll call it evens.
     
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    I may have put some mayo on that as I do know most of the blokes on your list.
    Atley, Wagner, Dumont, Garner, Hrovat are all blokes I wouldn't recognise though
     
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    I know them by name but I would know them in the street
     
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    Enjoy his unbridled passion celebrations.
     
  20. Demons Advocate

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    I made a vow to myself that I would boo this guy at every game I attend. But just like every wedding vow this too will be broken.

    Love the Melk.
     
  21. fushy

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    he aunt De-Essendoned until he gets rid of that hair cut, guy straight up looks like hes part of the waffen schutzstaffel
     
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    Goodwin knew what he was getting with Milkshakes.

    Also an old bird wouldn't stop calling him milkshakes at the game on Sat. So which one of you here is a 60ish year old lady?

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  23. markm106

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    I certainly wasn't a fan when we recruited Melksham. But since his come back into the side he has been great. Didn't know he could kick clutch goals as well.
     
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    You got me, campaigner
     
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