Player Watch #36: Phoenix Spicer

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Smoocher

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Exciting prospect and ant wait to see him play, but needs to put on a bit of muscle. I saw McKay tackle him at training and had to ease off on the tackle otherwise I feel he would have snapped him in half.


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Snake_Baker

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I saw McKay tackle him at training and had to ease off on the tackle otherwise I feel he would have snapped him in half.


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I noticed this more than once also. The players are clearly conscious of not buckling him too hard. It won't happen in a match.

I'd give him a while yet.
 

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Why did he only get some minutes at the end?

Turner was spudding it up all game, surely we could have given him some minutes in the first half.

Isn't that what practice matches are for?

Phillips also. Disappointing imo.
 

The Filth Wizard

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Why did he only get some minutes at the end?

Turner was spudding it up all game, surely we could have given him some minutes in the first half.

Isn't that what practice matches are for?

Phillips also. Disappointing imo.
It was the last hitout before the season kicks off, you've still got to present some semblance of the side that's going to run out in Rd 1. At this stage, that side certainly doesn't include Spicer and Powell/Lazarro are tracking ahead of Phillips.
 

Kangaroos4eva

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It was the last hitout before the season kicks off, you've still got to present some semblance of the side that's going to run out in Rd 1. At this stage, that side certainly doesn't include Spicer and Powell/Lazarro are tracking ahead of Phillips.
Spicer will be fine. Has got the necessary attributes and ball winning to build form in the vfl until he’s ready. Still raw.
 

ChoppyGun

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It was the last hitout before the season kicks off, you've still got to present some semblance of the side that's going to run out in Rd 1. At this stage, that side certainly doesn't include Spicer and Powell/Lazarro are tracking ahead of Phillips.
Well how can I fill my Spicer Ferry if he doesn't get enough airtime?!
 

King Corey

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Thought showed plenty.

Buzzing around. Fast.

Sure he isn't ready but exciting when he is.
How good was it to see a North player actually capable of closing in on an opponent?

I try to remember Byron needed a year to break in. On the other hand Phoenix isn’t exactly competing with the 1996 premiership team for a spot.
 

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