Player Watch #29: Shai Bolton

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He is a midfielder/ winger. He definitely isn't a forward pocket specialist.
Agreed , I think the schooling off HB has helped him develop his game , his vfl numbers are much better from late last year where he reg was > 20p . Get him into the side , immediately
 

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Agreed , I think the schooling off HB has helped him develop his game , his vfl numbers are much better from late last year where he reg was > 20p . Get him into the side , immediately
He actually played his whole junior career as a winger/ mid. We are the ones that shoved him in a forward pocket and expected him to be like Rioli just because he's indigenous.....
 

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He actually played his whole junior career as a winger/ mid. We are the ones that shoved him in a forward pocket and expected him to be like Rioli just because he's indigenous.....

True hes a natural winger/hhf. I think we played him pocket bc of his tank. I recall them saying he needed 3-4 preseasons to build an afl tank, based on that, Im not surprised if he starts showing something this season
 

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He actually played his whole junior career as a winger/ mid. We are the ones that shoved him in a forward pocket and expected him to be like Rioli just because he's indigenous.....
Was way to small to play as a midfielder 2y ago , has added a fair amount of size side then
 

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True hes a natural winger/hhf. I think we played him pocket bc of his tank. I recall them saying he needed 3-4 preseasons to build an afl tank, based on that, Im not surprised if he starts showing something this season
Wasn't he a bit skinny too, couldn't stick tackles?
Kid was super exciting when he went at the ball, his leap was incredible.
 

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by the sounds of the past few vfl match reports he has :thumbsu:
Can definitely vouch for that statement had a huge leap down at the cattery
J ust count hold onto it,,, should be in this week,, or they might hold him back
U until round 6 against the Dees ,, remembering there's only 4 days between rounds 5 and 6
 

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Get him in the side ASAP. Can’t stand having this talent in the twos. Maybe he isn’t ready but with our injury list I’d give him a chunk of games
That’s it the talent is there so play him ahead of others who have no where near his skill levels.
If he can play with even a small amount of the attacking flair he does in the 2s and at the same time play within the teams defensive structures/ game plan, he’ll become a permanent
 

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That’s it the talent is there so play him ahead of others who have no where near his skill levels.
If he can play with even a small amount of the attacking flair he does in the 2s and at the same time play within the teams defensive structures/ game plan, he’ll become a permanent
Would definitely be an upgrade on Bellis.......

Not that that would be difficult......
 
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