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Player Watch #25 Tom McDonald

Discussion in 'Melbourne Demons' started by Deestroy, Nov 18, 2010.

  1. Crusty Demon

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    Exactly. The last thing Tom needs is added pressure by winning the Rising Star award. Sure, would be great for the general footy public to acknowledge his efforts this season, but ultimately it means squat. Remember, Rys Palmer won the award! To a certain degree you could say it didn't do great things for Rich and even our own Rivers also. Tom doesn't need the added pressure this will bring. Us supporters know how valuable he's been and will be in the future, and that's more important. Improve his kicking by 10% or so and he will be a future A Grader. Mark my words...
     

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  2. CTHORANGE

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    Tom has so much potential, he can already match it with the bigger bodies, and he is still going to get a lot bigger, he really looks like becoming a genuine big key defender for a long time. sure his kicking is super bad, but if his kicking was super awesome, we would never have got him sliding so low in the draft, take the good with the bad, he can always work on his kicking.
     
  3. RandB

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    MFC: McDonald expects to remain a Dee

     
  4. d33my

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    Site won't let me vote to have TMac play FB in Round 1.
    It's a conspiracy I tells ya!

    Thread is from 2010
     
  5. RandB

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    haha, yeah I did a bit of fossicking and merging to get this thread together. Deestroy as the OP lol

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    Have to wonder if we will see some of the old guard return if we start to see wins early - Deestroy, Wonna, BigSexc
     
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    Quite a few just in this thread.
     
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    I miss the inbox from Wonna when the gameday threads had gone up, as well as the glorious paints
     
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    The thirteen pages of quotes, analysis, players to watch etc. in every GDT.
     
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    Obviously :p
     
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    BigsexC owned the Board for years! Yes, I think a few prodigal sons will find their way home.
     
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    Gysberts2Bate I was saying Warnock was a 'mega dud' as per quoted, not that TMac is!

    Seems all you have to do to be considered a good poster these days is not post for a while.
     
  13. astro_toby

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    Hey guys, wont lie but a Supercoach question T.Mac was excellent last year but seems to have started the season off a bit slow. Is he playing a different role, is he a worry or should we expect the same output as last year sooner than later? Thanks for your time if you are willing to give it :)
     
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    Probably has a bit more help this year? Not having to do it all himself. Also, without checking the stats, Id hazard a guess that we aren't giving up as many inside 50s this year. He can definitely improve on form from where he has started the season though.
     
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    We've gone to more of a forward press style plus the defense has more zone this season. Whether or not that will change his supercoach output I have no idea but I'd guess with Dunn back in he's probably going to be freed up more to do his frenetic running thing.
     
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    Thanks
    Thank you both, really appreciated & why i love Bigfooty.
     
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    Just wondering if hes had a slight role change past 2 weeks? Hasnt quite hit his form of last year (supercoach-wise) but had a good past 2 weeks
     
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    Really difficult to answer this question mate. Dee's defence a bit problematic in all areas. I like Tommy and his last few weeks have been better, but he's not at the form he achieved last year first half which in a way was to do with the fact that he had Lynden Dunn setting a solid structure and he could play his more attacking brand to compliment.

    This year a bit different, but on a guess I don't think his improvement is on any very visible role change but more because he's adjusting. I expect him to improve again rather than deteriorate so if it's SuperCoach that drives your interest, he's maybe worth considering.
     
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    Just sign the damn contract Tom
     
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    trade bait
     
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    Only if its Michael Hurley or Steven May coming back the other way or else it would be dumb as **** to trade our only half decent key defender
     
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    Not that it means much but Brett Anderson said today on SEN that the Swans are interested in McDonald.
     
  23. Sellout Scully

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    McDonald for Prestia. Who'd take it?
     
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    in hindsight this is both hilarious and very disturbing.
     
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    Of course they would be. Ted Richards is unlikely to play on beyond this year, Grundy is 29 and slowing but still very good, and Talia and Alir are they're back up plans.
     
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