Player Watch #29: Shai Bolton

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Muddiemoose

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That's what white trash parents do to their kids
Tell me about it
My mrs works in child care some of the names she mentions are ridiculous

I understand parents want a unique name and and all but seriously
If a kid has never been called somthing there is probably a good reason for it
 

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I think he just slipped into the unavailable for trade category. We all have seen flashes of what he can do but on Saturday he brought it all.

I was always hopeful we would be able to hold him. With Shai, Daniel, Sydney and Shane Edwards its like having 4 magicians. All these guys do things that leave you shaking your head in disbelief. Hawthorn had one Cyril, Adelaide have one Eddie. We get to watch the magic occuring all over the ground.

A silver lining to a taxing period with injuries for the club is the opportunity to see Shai and Sydney grow. We have an embarrassment of riches.
 

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I think he just slipped into the unavailable for trade category. We all have seen flashes of what he can do but on Saturday he brought it all.

I was always hopeful we would be able to hold him. With Shai, Daniel, Sydney and Shane Edwards its like having 4 magicians. All these guys do things that leave you shaking your head in disbelief. Hawthorn had one Cyril, Adelaide have one Eddie. We get to watch the magic occuring all over the ground.

A silver lining to a taxing period with injuries for the club is the opportunity to see Shai and Sydney grow. We have an embarrassment of riches.
And we have Maurice Rioli Jnr coming...
 

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I think he just slipped into the unavailable for trade category. We all have seen flashes of what he can do but on Saturday he brought it all.

I was always hopeful we would be able to hold him. With Shai, Daniel, Sydney and Shane Edwards its like having 4 magicians. All these guys do things that leave you shaking your head in disbelief. Hawthorn had one Cyril, Adelaide have one Eddie. We get to watch the magic occuring all over the ground.

A silver lining to a taxing period with injuries for the club is the opportunity to see Shai and Sydney grow. We have an embarrassment of riches.
Double edged sword. When they’re good you have to pay them. And when you’re from outside Vic, money + go home is massive.

We do have a good track record of retaining our interstaters. Or at least the ones we want to keep. If Bolton’s game against freo is the yard stick then we’ve got to make some moves to keep him
 

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Hopefully West Coast don’t start making moves for him. That is literally the only WA club I’d be afraid of coming for him.

They have money, they have good sponsorship deals and they have a huge supporter base. Star players get looked after with them and Bolton is going to be a star.
Makes their play for Tim Kelly all the more important to be pushed over the line;)
 

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I think he just slipped into the unavailable for trade category. We all have seen flashes of what he can do but on Saturday he brought it all.

I was always hopeful we would be able to hold him. With Shai, Daniel, Sydney and Shane Edwards its like having 4 magicians. All these guys do things that leave you shaking your head in disbelief. Hawthorn had one Cyril, Adelaide have one Eddie. We get to watch the magic occuring all over the ground.

A silver lining to a taxing period with injuries for the club is the opportunity to see Shai and Sydney grow. We have an embarrassment of riches.
An interesting thing this year is that Kelly is available to trade. So he'll cost Freo or WC two 1st rounders. Does the other club have the picks and/or cajones to go hard for Shai? Maybe, but I'm sure if his form continues we'll ask for more than a lot. Maybe trade Fyfe in exchange.

But I reckon he'll stay.
 

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I think he just slipped into the unavailable for trade category. We all have seen flashes of what he can do but on Saturday he brought it all.

I was always hopeful we would be able to hold him. With Shai, Daniel, Sydney and Shane Edwards its like having 4 magicians. All these guys do things that leave you shaking your head in disbelief. Hawthorn had one Cyril, Adelaide have one Eddie. We get to watch the magic occuring all over the ground.

A silver lining to a taxing period with injuries for the club is the opportunity to see Shai and Sydney grow. We have an embarrassment of riches.
Or an embarrassment of opportunities? Given Collingwood unearthed some good kids during their injury journey over the past two years, you have to wonder whether opportunities leads to riches or whether some gems never quite get found. You just have to wonder........................:think:
 
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