Review 2021 AFL National Draft (Part 2) | NM - JHF, GOAT, PCurtis, MBergman, JArcher

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Fish Sticks

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There is always risk when trading up, unless it’s the next pick. Pretty easy to say in hindsight it’s a waste. You win some, you lose and I thought moving up for Curtis was a win.

For all we know another club might have been sniffing around Bergman and he was the kid we wanted. Literally everyone on this forum has NFI what happens on draft night.


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I’m not sure why we bother having a recruiting dept & list manager at all… we should just let all the BigFooty armchair experts take care of draft night.
 

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I’m not sure why we bother having a recruiting dept & list manager at all… we should just let all the BigFooty armchair experts take care of draft night.
I mean why bother with watching them for a few years when you can just watch a highlights clip. We could employ Lynch under the soft cap if we removed recruiting staff altogether giving us that extra vital rookie selection which will be critical to our next flag
 

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I mean why bother with watching them for a few years when you can just watch a highlights clip. We could employ Lynch under the soft cap if we removed recruiting staff altogether giving us that extra vital rookie selection which will be critical to our next flag
The same people would have been melting last year when we took Lazzaro ahead of some ‘sliders’
Maybe… just maybe, our recruiters have a little bit more knowledge then Joe Blow who has watched some highlight clips whilst taking a dump.
 

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The same people would have been melting last year when we took Lazzaro ahead of some ‘sliders’
Maybe… just maybe, our recruiters have a little bit more knowledge then Joe Blow who has watched some highlight clips whilst taking a dump.
If you watch one player, but not the other, then how can you rank them? There in lies my point, very few have the capacity to watch them all thus making the criticism around here largely irrelevant on this front
 

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Probably just me, but I prefer the North Melbourne draftee style. No excitement, no girls in bikini tops, just down to earth apathy.

That trademark NMFC nonplussed look, the look you'd get if someone just said "hey you know it's 17 degrees tomorrow" and you can't even muster a response.

That special "30 seconds before you're actually selected" look that all our guys seem to master.
 

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Dean particularly seemed like a bit of a no-brainer today for a rookie spot.

Just hope we don't find ourselves scrambling for someone come mid preseason if one of our 3 KPDs has an injury.
We've clearly chosen this path with our eyes open. No PSD option is going to fix it midseason for us.

From afar I'd have rather seen what Charlie Dean could do for our club over getting Tom Lynch through the doors but that's said from a great distance without knowing any particulars.
 

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I cant believe how light on we are for key talls. We addressed it to an extent with CCJ and Edwards (but they are primarily rucks). Not getting a replacement for Robbie is baffling.
 

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We've clearly chosen this path with our eyes open. No PSD option is going to fix it midseason for us.

From afar I'd have rather seen what Charlie Dean could do for our club over getting Tom Lynch through the doors but that's said from a great distance without knowing any particulars.
It's pretty fascinating to see it play out.

If Corr & Mckay stay fit, it doesn't matter.

If one or god forbid, both go down...

FWIW, I'm most concerned about 2022 with this, as we can trade/FA next year. Bazzo would make zero difference from a 2022 perspective, he'd get absolutely ragdolled. Dean is one that probably could hold his own in 2022 if required to due to injury.

McKay is our most important player for the 2022 season because he is such a single point of failure.
 

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Probably just me, but I prefer the North Melbourne draftee style. No excitement, no girls in bikini tops, just down to earth apathy.

That trademark NMFC nonplussed look, the look you'd get if someone just said "hey you know it's 17 degrees tomorrow" and you can't even muster a response.

That special "30 seconds before you're actually selected" look that all our guys seem to master.
I think if you look surprised to be on a list then that might be the highlight of your career. :p
 

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