2021 Non-Crows AFL Discussion Part 1: we can have lots of fun!

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Excellent pick up ....IF
Talent wise - had Baldwin NOT been afflicted with the knee injuries, do you consider him close to Thilthorpe on pure talent? I know they are different physiques, but on purely a talent level is what I am interested in your opinion on having watched much junior footy
 

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Talent wise - had Baldwin NOT been afflicted with the knee injuries, do you consider him close to Thilthorpe on pure talent? I know they are different physiques, but on purely a talent level is what I am interested in your opinion on having watched much junior footy
Very hard to say given he's missed 2 years rather than 1, but he was tracking very well.
 

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Talent wise - had Baldwin NOT been afflicted with the knee injuries, do you consider him close to Thilthorpe on pure talent? I know they are different physiques, but on purely a talent level is what I am interested in your opinion on having watched much junior footy
Baldwin is one player all of us have had limited exposure to, obviously if he had not been injured and had sustained and built on his U16's Championships he'd have been in the same discussion but honestly who can say with any certainty?
 

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Talent wise - had Baldwin NOT been afflicted with the knee injuries, do you consider him close to Thilthorpe on pure talent? I know they are different physiques, but on purely a talent level is what I am interested in your opinion on having watched much junior footy
On another note my Panther mate reckoned former Tassie elite ball user and 2 x U18 AA Mitch O'Neill looked very good in their trial match against the Powa 2's yesterday. Strange move by the Kangaroos to delist him after a 1 year rookie contract where he played no AFL or VFL football
 

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On another note my Panther mate reckoned former Tassie elite ball user and 2 x U18 AA Mitch O'Neill looked very good in their trial match against the Powa 2's yesterday. Strange move by the Kangaroos to delist him after a 1 year rookie contract where he played no AFL or VFL football
What sorta team rookies a player then cuts them without giving them a chance? Muppets.
 

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We're actually worse because it's looking like the poor bugger has done another AFC preseason with us for nought.
or the flipside of that is that we acknowledged he was hard done by last year and gave him another crack this preseason but another option was deemed better? As such he had a chance to push for a spot which is more than most get
 

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or the flipside of that is that we acknowledged he was hard done by last year and gave him another crack this preseason but another option was deemed better? As such he had a chance to push for a spot which is more than most get
Fine if you're totally convinced Nick Murray is the answer to where our KPD stocks are situated currently, personally I'm not at this point so the jury's still out with me.
 

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Why the wait then, obviously Milera ain't playing any footy in 2021.
We haven't lodged the paperwork on Nick Murray yet either. It's not unusual for the club to wait until the last day, before lodging paperwork. In fact, it's pretty much SOP.
 

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If we have a second spot available on the list due to Milera's injury, I would be looking for another Newchurch type, elite speed, I think we're still way too slow over the ground.
 

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Maybe not... We may have another position available for him, courtesy of Milera's injury. Clouds, silver linings...
Would we also have another opportunity due to bad-boy Stengle?
We could add Taylor and A.N.Other, n'est-ce pas? Would we have to sack Stengle before a certain date?
 

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Would we also have another opportunity due to bad-boy Stengle?
We could add Taylor and A.N.Other, n'est-ce pas? Would we have to sack Stengle before a certain date?
Stengle would create another vacancy, but only if we can conclude negotiations for getting rid of him in the next few days. As things stand now, he's only officially suspended for a few games.
 

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