Player Watch 2022 AFL National Draft Discussion - read the pinned post

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I have to keep deleting off topic posts in here every time I open the thread, so I’ll make this clearer.

We’re not reviewing our current players or our list in here. Talk about the kids in the draft.

We’re not doing trade hypotheticals. Talk about the kids in the draft.

We're not talking about where we think our pick will land. Talk about the kids in the draft.

We’re not discussing what club will finish where or how many picks you want us to have. Talk about the kids in the draft.

Talk about the potential draftees, and nothing else.
 

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chopflop

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Good lawd I want us to draft him.

Where do the resident draft watchers/followers on here Davo-27, theiaofseed see him going at this stage? Will he last to pick 5/6 or beyond? Is he showing that he's got the ability to play fulltime midfield in the big leagues?
I read the north draft thread. They have some good draft watchers. One of their prominent posters heard whispers that they like him a lot.
 

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Judd2Sewell

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Really need this kid. He is class. Have to finish bottom 4, which on last night is on the cards. Don’t need pointless wins to finish the season and cost us a gun.

We are a good chance of finishing in the bottom four. North and WCE are locks. That just leaves us, Essendon and Adelaide fighting it out.

I think we have two wins (North and WCE), maybe three with Adelaide too.

GWS away
Adelaide at Marvel
WCE at the G
North in Tassie
Saints at Marvel
GCS in Tassie
Richmond at the G
Doggies in Tassie

Adelaide should beat North tomorrow and jump ahead of us for the time being. They have:

North in Tassie
Melbourne at home
Us at Marvel
Pies at home
Sydney away
Carlton at home
WCE away
North at home
Port at home

They should win three (North x2 and WCE), and potentially five (us and Port).

Who knows what Essendon will dish up. One week they look great the next they look garbage.
 

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If JHF leaves back to SA as expected I can just see the AFL providing norf with a priority pick so they can get best mates Ashcroft (assuming he doesn't take F/S option) and Sheezel at 1 & 2. Just like they did for the Suns with Rowell and Anderson.
 

TylerDurden

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If JHF leaves back to SA as expected I can just see the AFL providing norf with a priority pick so they can get best mates Ashcroft (assuming he doesn't take F/S option) and Sheezel at 1 & 2. Just like they did for the Suns with Rowell and Anderson.
Ashcroft will choose Bris if North end up with pick 1.
 

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North won’t get a priority pick after only two years of being s**t. Carlton were worse for way longer and only got a shitty state league player package.
 

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If JHF leaves back to SA as expected I can just see the AFL providing norf with a priority pick so they can get best mates Ashcroft (assuming he doesn't take F/S option) and Sheezel at 1 & 2. Just like they did for the Suns with Rowell and Anderson.
No chance Ashcroft doesn’t end up at the lions.
 

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theiaofseed

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If JHF leaves back to SA as expected I can just see the AFL providing norf with a priority pick so they can get best mates Ashcroft (assuming he doesn't take F/S option) and Sheezel at 1 & 2. Just like they did for the Suns with Rowell and Anderson.
They will get two top ten picks for JHF if he leaves this year they wont get another gift for it as well.
 

rei154

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pure midshybrid mids
Titch*
Worpel >
Nash
Ward
Shiels*
Newc










Cj
JOM*
Day
Moore
Morrison
Bramble
Howe*
Wingard*
Phillips*
Long
Butler
CMac
Finn
Fionn
Saunders*
Downie
* unlikely to be playing when next we're competing
I think will be traded by the time we're competing

To me I think we're probably one pure inside mid away from having a midfield profile that we can work with to contend again.
I don't think we're going to be a team that will have a core two or three bulls a la Melbourne, rather a team that can overwhelm and swarm through versatility.
Wardlaw would no doubt be that inside bull that we can work around for the next decade +, and I think him in tandem with Newc, Ward, Nash and Long (the players I see being our inside mids in years to come) would be a great inside mid group to build around.

with our first I think in order I'd like:

Wardlaw
Sheezel
Tsatas
Phillipou
Clark
George
Munkara
Hollands
 

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Today is some of the first live junior footy I've tuned into this year, so still just getting a feel. But I've loved a lot of what I've seen from Jhye Clark today. On the shorter side but seems a classic smart, inside/outside, high engine mid.

And I was shocked to read that Harley Reid is an under-ager. Kid is going to be a weapon.
 
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