2021 draft and trade period

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Peel67skin

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I know he was highly touted in his draft year; what has been the hold up? Might he want to come back to Victoria?
What I heard he very keen on returning to Victoria . If Craig Cameron in good mood I think a third round pick should be enough.
 

Jirik13

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I know he was highly touted in his draft year; what has been the hold up? Might he want to come back to Victoria?
He had some issues with his body last year and did not set the world on fire in hist first 5 games. He had a very good pre-season by all reports and I liked him a lot in the practice and pre-season games. I thought he would make round 1. No idea if he would like to come back to Vic. Some BS around it because he did not re-sign yet. The Heat Room podcast (links to the club) suggested that the club is waiting for details from AFL on list sizes, TPPs. Once they know it should be done quickly. Who knows.
 
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kreglze

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I know he was highly touted in his draft year; what has been the hold up? Might he want to come back to Victoria?
I think it will come down to opportunities, the guy is currently behind Rankine, Sexton, Ainsworth and MacPherson in the pecking order.

Ideally by the end of the season I would like him to be playing instead of MacPherson.

We also had a pretty poor game last week, so he may jump into the calculations.
 

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He had some issues with his body last year and did not set the world on fire in hist first 5 games. He had a very good pre-season by all reports and I liked him a lot in the practice and pre-season games. I thought he would make round 1. No idea if he would like to come back to Vic. Some BS around it because he did not re-sign yet. The Heat Room podcast (links to the club) suggested that the club is waiting for details from AFL on list sizes, TPPs. Once they know it should be done quickly. Who knows.
List sizes. Crap I forgot about that. It was touted to come down again, wasn't it? Ideally they'd go back to the way it used to be.
 

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Interesting debate re: past picks. My opinion is the Suns have drafted well the last few years, since Clayton left. Hollands will be a gun without injury and was the right choice.

Desperately need a KPD and/or KPF this season and should be going hard at the trade table to get a good player. Paying overs (trade wise) would be fine for the right player as there is enough talent here already. Not going to suggest anyone specific but a player in the 22-27 age range that will improve the side.

The Suns are primed to rise quickly with a couple of astute signings imo.
Watching the game last night the bombers young gun ( Nik Cox 200cm) is a star in the making we should be targeting him

edit: 2MP was terrible in the ruck, still gets pushed out like a rag doll
 

Jirik13

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Watching the game last night the bombers young gun ( Nik Cox 200cm) is a star in the making we should be targeting him

edit: 2MP was terrible in the ruck, still gets pushed out like a rag doll
Did we already make a mistake drafting Hollands instead of Cox? :) Cox was great yesterday but it will take probably 3 years for him to be even considered KPD. Imagine him to play one-on-one on Walker.

I remember fans here wished Wright was with us right now to fill the ruck hole. I don't think so. Virtually any player on Suns list would be better in the ruck as they actually compete. To be replaced in the ruck by skinny bean Cox in the last quarter is a testament to 2MP terrible performance. The Essendon forward line also worked better without him.
 

Peel67skin

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Don't need to be critical on Wright or other team , when your own team is sitting at the bottom for 10 years. GCS lost at home to Essendon last year . If they are worse then GCS ...........
Good team don't look at other team but their own how to improve every year.:think:
 

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Watching the game last night the bombers young gun ( Nik Cox 200cm) is a star in the making we should be targeting him

edit: 2MP was terrible in the ruck, still gets pushed out like a rag doll
Cox looks great on the wing, reckon he'll play all over the ground when he develops. Very skillful and athletic.

There is no way he'll move to the Suns though, forget that one.

Looking at the Draft and Trading board names like Fogarty, Brander, Kreuger (Geelong), Coleman-Jones (doubt he leaves Rich) are the TYPE of player I was thinking. Been in the system a few years, need opportunity and have talent. Again I don't necessarily mean them specifically, but you get the idea I hope.

Or go for a more established player. This year and next's first round picks should be on the table. There are bound to be teams that might want a first rounder and will give up a player that helps us. I don't think we need to draft more mid's, need to trade for needs now.
 
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Cox has genuinely surprised me but we already have a player like him in Luko, who is a better kick of the footy. Cox definitely could be a great player but still think Hollands will be the right choice, we need someone with explosive power in the midfield and Hollands has the in spades
 

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