Player Watch #27: Mason Redman - In discussions for a new contract - 19/6

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pepsi

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Best bit was that he never went into his shell. Kept getting the footy and taking the game on despite multiple cock ups. Shows he is mentally strong.

Had a bit of a ‘mare though.
On reflection, you are absolutely right. He made some shocking errors, but he did not give up and was desperate til the end. Some miggt drop their heads, but redman did not.
 

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Made soon poor errors but worked hard to make amends, plenty worse. Zaharakis for one
Youré making excuses and deflecting the fact. Mason was crap

Had 15 possessions, 7 CLANGERS. 3 free kicks against (iirc, all 3 ere all holding the ball).

Was poor last week also, with guys putting pressure on in the reserves, I'd be looking to give Mason a rest.
 

eDPS

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Youré making excuses and deflecting the fact. Mason was crap

Had 15 possessions, 7 CLANGERS. 3 free kicks against (iirc, all 3 ere all holding the ball).

Was poor last week also, with guys putting pressure on in the reserves, I'd be looking to give Mason a rest.
Who replaces him? We have let senior players coast on below par games so many times and we finally find a kid that’s not only talented but tough as nails and you want to drop him? We need more Redman types not fewer in our side.
 

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His contested aerial work really stifled Norfs ability to get the ball into their forward 50, he was involved in a plethora of contests and he was remarkably composed for a high pressure game.

I actually thought that was one of his best games he's played to date.
 

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if people were happy with his performance then they really are delusional. Out positioned numerous times, turnt it over (DE 57%), poor choices throughout the game (7 clangers) and hardly a weapon like he is usually (only 2 rebound 50's).


Call me silly, but knowing he can be better has made me aware that if we are a fair dinkum football club that we wouldn't be happy with a second below par performance.


But hey, at least he tried hard
 
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if people were happy with his performance then they really are delusional. Out positioned numerous times, turnt it over (DE 57%), poor choices throughout the game (7 clangers) and hardly a weapon like he is usually (only 2 rebound 50's).


Call me silly, but knowing he can be better has made me aware that if we are a fair dinkum football club that we wouldn't be happy with a second below par performance.


But hey, at least he tried hard
Mate, you have head f’ed me so hard right now. To each their own I guess.
 

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Ridley doesn’t offer the physicality and we are going backwards playing Dea and neither have really played well enough to dislodge Redman.
Guelfi goes to a more defensive role and Ridley comes up to a running role that Guelfi seems to be playing.

If Dea was on our list, what's the point in not playing him if he is in good enough form?
 

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Dea isn’t in good form anyway

When Redman is up and running he is far more damaging in defence than Guelfi
REDMAN HAS BEEN BELOW PAR FOR THE PAST TWO WEEKS!!

What don't you understand about this?

I'll just agree to disagree. I won't be surprised to see a Ridley, or Dea selected on Thursday night with Redman omitted
 

JayJ20

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if people were happy with his performance then they really are delusional. Out positioned numerous times, turnt it over (DE 57%), poor choices throughout the game (7 clangers) and hardly a weapon like he is usually (only 2 rebound 50's).


Call me silly, but knowing he can be better has made me aware that if we are a fair dinkum football club that we wouldn't be happy with a second below par performance.


But hey, at least he tried hard
Wasn't a great game overall, but his tackling, physicality and crucial saves got us into the game. No way he gets dropped. Sounds like you're skipping all the good things he did.
 

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I can't believe people are even discussing dropping Redman. He's been the perfect counterpoint to Saad and McKenna all year. He has it all, pace, kicking skills, good in the air, disciplined and has an aggressive streak in him. He made a few blues today but he rebounded quickly from them and kept his head up and also was part of some very good chains of ball forward, including his great bit of playing running straight past Hrovat, winning the ball then turning on a dime and pinpointing a player. This was during the last quarter when we couldn't get the ball out of our 50.
 

The Donners

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Wasn't a great game overall, but his tackling, physicality and crucial saves got us into the game. No way he gets dropped. Sounds like you're skipping all the good things he did.
He did more bad things than good things.

I wouldn’t drop him though. I love that he’s a bit of a hard nut and we have so few of them.
 
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