2018 Ruckman rankings

Discussion in 'Polls Board' started by Donkey Chop, Jan 17, 2018.

Put it out there
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Who’s the best Ruckman of 2018

  1. Jacobs

    6.0%
  2. Kreuzer

    8.6%
  3. Grundy

    9.5%
  4. Bellchambers

    4.3%
  5. Sandilands

    3.4%
  6. Z.Smith

    1.7%
  7. Nicholls

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  8. Lobb

    0.9%
  9. McEvoy

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  10. Gawn

    22.4%
  11. Goldstein

    4.3%
  12. Ryder

    17.2%
  13. Nankervis

    6.0%
  14. Sinclair

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  15. Hickey

    0.9%
  16. Trengove

    0.9%
  17. Naitanui

    11.2%
  18. Jordan Roughead

    2.6%
  1. Stevi_Tigers

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    ryder and grundy would be my top 2 rucks. i have concerns about nic nat post knee injury and worried about gawn breaking down as for goldy he's cooked
     

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    Voted NN for the lols but i doubt he will be that great returning form a from an ACL and more than a year away from competitive footy. Not expecting vintage till at least the back end of the season.
     
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    except last time they played
     
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    He isn't elite though
     
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    Yeah and your point is........
     
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    Hickey is a truly terrible footballer. No use being an ok ruckman if you are an absolute liability in the rest of your game
     
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    According to this poll he’s top five in the league. Also played a vital part in our premiership.
     
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    Think Goldy is past his best these days, his best was the best ruck we've seen since Cox played. It'll be out of Gawn and Ryder IMO
     
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    He’s actually one of the better round the ground ruckman. Rather mobile and has reasonable foot skills and can take a contested mark. Would be starting ruck at a few clubs including the WB.
     
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    'Member the poll that rated Simon Wiggins above Luke Hodge? They count for dirt, especially so when he hasn't managed a single vote from a neutral.
     
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    Goldy's back, baby (I hope)

    http://www.nmfc.com.au/news/2018-02-19/goldsteins-turning-point
     
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    How is Stefan Martin disregarded here? He could have 5+ years in him based on when he started the AFL and his durability. And hes no slouch on stats and influence.

    He was 4th on Hitouts in 2017, behind Jacobs, Ryder and Mumford on 770. Averaged 17 disposals and 35 hitouts a game and 5 clearances. Comparatively:

    Jacobs went 14.4 touches, 40 hitouts and 3 clearances
    Ryder went 12.6 touches, 38 hitouts and 4 clearances
    Mumford was 10.4 touches, 38 hitouts and 3.1 clearances.
     
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    So much so that he's not even a poll option.
     
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    Means zero going into 2018.
     
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    Yes it does because they have proven themself on the biggest stage. Hickey has struggled to fire a shot in any game of significance. Like many of his teamates.
     
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    top 5 in 2018

    1. Gawn
    2. Ryder
    3. Stef Martin
    4. Kreuzer
    5. McEvoy

    * would have Natanui in there but coming off a knee reco and reports of a bone on bone knee injury worries me
     
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    Yep Tom Campbell and English have been huge yes your right.
     
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    Tom Campbell is about the same level as Hickey.


    Hickey is nowhere near this great player you believe him to be
     
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    Never said he was great but he is better than Campbell.
     
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    Nah. Campbell is better forward. Around the same in the ruck.
     
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    No he's not if he was he'd be starting ruck every game for the last three seasons.
     
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    Well no, given premiership ruckman Jordan Roughead is superior to both

    Hickey is trash mate. Only you think otherwise
     
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    Roughead is not really a ruckman I like him as a player but he's not a starting ruckman.
     
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    I know you’ve finally been banned so can’t reply but I’d have loved to hear you justify why Roughead isn’t a ruckman.


    Unless you are Brendan McCartney and think he’s a defender
     
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    Nope. Roughead is a better player, as is Boyd. Please don't get offended Finger man.