Player Watch #39: Flynn Perez -

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Zondor

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Sounds like we've already got an agreement with him. Getting a key defender doesn't stop us from getting mids. We'll probably delist Durdin and Daw so we would want another one anyway.
Yeah Hopefully it only "Sounds Like" but isn't. Have we replaced one bunch of bananas in our Football Department with another bunch of bananas in our Football Department? :stern look
 

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Those calling it a pass are really underselling.

Considering the circumstances, I thought it was an excellent debut.

Coming of a knee with complications and no real match practice in an average team under pressure off half back against the top of the ladder team. Did not look out of place.

Played with the composure of a highly rated first round pick.

Everything we need off half back. Tough and composed for starters. Look to see more skill and dare once he’s really settled.

All the best for a great career Flynn. Made a very solid start.

He and Mahoney look like they’ll both fill voids linking from half back/forward respectively - massive issue for us. Lack of skill and decision making to execute in transition.

Obviously identified as an issue - both chosen for those purposes. Good drafting.
 

disco_cowboy

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this kid was so good in his debut. 10/10.

Looking forward to seeing him start to feel confident kicking out of half back.

Like Shaw said, he is a tough little bugger.

He laid some great tackles and did a few well times 1% that lead to turn overs.

He will be a mainstay in the backline next year.
 

The Dingrel

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Our U/22’s are fantastic! Its quite refreshing and filled with optimism
yeah couple more to come in the draft, all that matters really is that we have a core of kids coming through together and the path is visible to members/supporters. None of this "aggressive reset" from a few years ago with the same blokes getting games week in week out.
 

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After he took that big tackle from Dixon he jumped back up and cracked in even harder at the next contest. So good to see. His kicking action is also very fluid.

He could nail down a spot as early as next year with his physique.

What’s people’s thoughts on this future backline? Looks very handy.

Hayden,McKay,EVW
Mcdonald, Tarrant, Perez
I think that is looking likely. Atley to be the 7th defender in the rotation.

EVW is perhaps the one that will be interesting. Like a lot of our players, if he had an extra yard of pace he would jump a level but as he doesn't have it, he will often get burned by the quicker players. Interesting, there is no Walker or Maj and you would expect neither would be KP forwards if Brown and Larkey were available.
 

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Snojet

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I think that is looking likely. Atley to be the 7th defender in the rotation.

EVW is perhaps the one that will be interesting. Like a lot of our players, if he had an extra yard of pace he would jump a level but as he doesn't have it, he will often get burned by the quicker players. Interesting, there is no Walker or Maj and you would expect neither would be KP forwards if Brown and Larkey were available.
EVW Doesn’t have the fastest legs but does have a good footy brain that can compensate in many circumstances; cut the angles, know when to go etc. This puts him ahead of many on our list.
I thought he was a bit off his game on Saturday but still didn’t make too many blunders. Reminds me a bit of Sam Wright- doesn’t panic, reliable.
Very happy with Flynn’s debut.
 
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King Corey

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this kid was so good in his debut. 10/10.
You're a more generous marker than me but it was a good start.

Physically tested and fronted up for more, ran to present an option and got involved.

Have seen better (Kent Kingsley 6.0 - imagine bigfooty hype back then :eek:) and worse (Choppy's lost in space show) debuts which make it difficult to project a career from a debut game. But a solid beginning.
 

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