Player Watch #29 Jayden Hunt - extended to 2020 (and a barrel to boot!)

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schmuttt

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Kicking and decision making are 2 different things. Tysons decisions are fine, he just cant execute. Hunt is worse
Which kicks in particular were bad by Hunt on Saturday? I actually can't recall him missing any easy kicks during the game.
 

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Which kicks in particular were bad by Hunt on Saturday? I actually can't recall him missing any easy kicks during the game.
Mate there was a couple he tried to switch into the corridor and missed by 30m. One was on the wing and he looked inside and missed it as bad as you could miss a kick. I reckon he had 3 or 4 howlers after doing well moving it forward.
 

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schmuttt

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Mate there was a couple he tried to switch into the corridor and missed by 30m. One was on the wing and he looked inside and missed it as bad as you could miss a kick. I reckon he had 3 or 4 howlers after doing well moving it forward.
Yeah now I remember him and TMac had a couple grubbers, I'm not saying Hunts a great kick but I'm pretty happy with his improvement in the last month.
 

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The guy is a half back. He was thrown forward a few times with one success and the rest average, but his game is clearly suited to mopping up in the back half and running forward like a headless chook at a great rate of knots. I think his defensive work is being sold short - has great closing speed, is gutsy for a bloke who weighs about 60 kgs and has eerily long appendages which allows him to get those creepy digits to the ball most of the time. His second half of the season wasn't as good, but he was still a useful player for us and opposition teams have to put time into him (and/or Hibberd).
 

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Someone tell Jayden it's unlikely that the large birds he sees at night are owls, especially if he's seeing them in the suburbs. :D
They are most likely Tawny Frogmouths, which look and behave a lot like owls, but they're not owls. Tell all ya friends :p

Here's a pic of one I took near my joint in Bentleigh

 
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Someone tell Jayden that it's highly unlikely that the large birds he sees at night are owls, especially if he's seeing them in the suburbs. :D
They are most likely Tawny Frogmouths, which look and act a lot like owls, but they're not owls. Tell all ya friends :p

Here's a pic of one I took near my joint in Bentleigh

I've got owls near me in the South-East.
 

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schmuttt

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Playing completely without confidence. Not only has his offensive game suffered but his defensive isn't much better anymore.
Yep, and his fumbling has returned. Love what he brings but for a small he doesn’t handle the ball as well as most, thought it went away last year but has done it a couple times each game in 2018. Think he has suffered with Wagner in the side too.
 

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Yep, and his fumbling has returned. Love what he brings but for a small he doesn’t handle the ball as well as most, thought it went away last year but has done it a couple times each game in 2018. Think he has suffered with Wagner in the side too.
i think the whole side has suffered with Wagner playing tbh

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No big deal, this is the first time he has been dropped since his debut. Considering he was a late bloomer he has a bit of learning still to do, just playing on instinct will only get you so far. He could of benefited from a spell late last year but injuries to others didn’t allow this.
 

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