- Jun 2, 2014
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Eagles and Essendon I expect will be keen to offload some dead weight at the end of the year. They have some real talent but club culture feels like a bigger issue than anything else
I reckon Port would say he is reflective of the problems at Port. He has been ordinary this year after taking it all in front of him last year. I don’t think that is controversial, just is what it is. The point is Hewett is going well after the change, the overall trade value will be assessed over the seasons…not 10 games. That Buddy comparison by the way was Gold.I mean, not really his fault Port are average this year. Everyone knows that if he's played in the right role and allowed . to play in it, he's a gun. Weird that he gets knocked for being limited to that role when it's simply the role he's suited to, like literally every other player who isn't a dual-role player and/or utility. Buddy went into the ruck a few times in a game earlier this year and he looked ******* awful. Is he a lesser player now? Of course not. He's just an athletic forward, not a ruck.
Assuming he stays healthy I think we should assume 2+1 with upgraded $. Take him to 28yo with a similar contract as his last. Amazing pickup.Paddy mac is playing a similar role to Aliir and it's the role Rampe would've played if the McCartin/Melican set up went well. I miss the rebounding/intercept marking rampe who played as the 3rd main defender. IMO that was the best version of Rampe. How long is Paddy signed for? assume he would need a big upgrade on the basis of his performance.
I'd be happy with El Nour. Truth be told at pick 11 in the MSD our pick will likely be made for us
Article on tips for who goes where in the MSD..
No mention of Swans. Kinnear and Dalrymple have obviously (again) told Cal Twomey Sweet FA.. haha good job Kinnear.
Ill back El Nour to be a Swan (pure guess)
No current season stats available
MSD tonight, these seem to be our leading contenders
The sharp-kicking defender has increased his stocks this season after not getting a shot in his draft year in 2021. The 18-year-old comes from the Western Jets program but has also played for Richmond's VFL side, including last weekend when he had 25 disposals and four inside-50s on the MCG. The 178cm prospect is an elite kick and starred for the Young Guns, with games of 24 and 32 disposals in successive weeks. Can play on the wing or half-back.
Mutaz El NourEl Nour has shown plenty of promising development as a key-position defender for the Northern Bullants this season. Seen by AFL clubs as a third tall defender, El Nour is a strong intercept player and has averaged 17.9 disposals and 6.3 marks per game at VFL level so far this year. Listed at 192cm, El Nour is believed to have grown considerably this season, potentially helping his ability to play on bigger bodies in the senior system.
Bauer was overlooked by Sydney during last year's draft process, having graduated from the club’s Academy system. He has since moved to North Adelaide, and into the forward line, where he's had an immediate impact with his athleticism and high-leaping marking ability. The 191cm forward kicked 13 goals from his first three SANFL games, with clubs noting some strong AFL attributes particularly in the air. Still just 19, and still adjusting to his new position in attack, clubs believe there is plenty of growth remaining in his game
An exciting medium forward who has impressed with his tricks inside 50 in the first half of the season with the Sandringham Dragons. The 188cm goalkicker booted five majors in round two this season and another four in round four and last week had 20 disposals in the NAB League. He was also a standout for the Young Guns, including kicking two goals against Vic Country's under-18 side. Turning 19 later this year, Hall-Kahan capable of marking in the air and also doing some snapping or creating a chance from nothing at ground level. He won an exemption to nominate for the draft after not nominating last year.
In saying that we seem to always spring a surprise. Will likely pick someone we've never been linked to before
The Swans look at players that are tall forwards and say "Ha, we'll see about that." I'm surprised Logan hasn't been given a run in defence yet tbh. Bauer has been mentioned as a swingman somewhere, so that's just giving us an invitation. Our current 3 best 22 tall defenders all started forward. My only request if we bring in someone called Jacob Bauer, that he takes Rampe's number 24 when Dane retires and we just nickname him Jack instead of Jake.Depends on how he kicked his goals of course but 13 goals in 3 games in the SNAFL is nothing to sneeze at. Could really use a tall defender though.
To be fair, we tend to try them as forwards for a while and shift them to defence when things don't work out so well.The Swans look at players that are tall forwards and say "Ha, we'll see about that." I'm surprised Logan hasn't been given a run in defence yet tbh. Bauer has been mentioned as a swingman somewhere, so that's just giving us an invitation. Our current 3 best 22 tall defenders all started forward. My only request if we bring in someone called Jacob Bauer, that he takes Rampe's number 24 when Dane retires and we just nickname him Jack instead of Jake.