AFL Player #39: Patrick Voss - Stiff-arming you into the next dimension

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owen87

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Highlights look good. Not taken in the national draft though.. does anyone know the specific knocks on him? Or is it just simply a lack of polish?

Sounds like a big raw lump of a kid who hasn't shown a clear best position, relies a lot on his size and strength to get things done which may not translate to AFL level, and isn't especially polished by foot.

The kind of guy that makes a good rookie prospect because there's some clear avenues for him to be AFL standard given he's got the physical tools.
 

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Haychh

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If he does go down the inside mid path there is potential there that he is David Myers 2.0... (in before the LOLs) but seriously snicker all you want, as a rookie draft selection you put that down as a successful pick. Myers would've been an excellent role player in a good team if he ever had the opportunity.
 

Howard Moon

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If he does go down the inside mid path there is potential there that he is David Myers 2.0... (in before the LOLs) but seriously snicker all you want, as a rookie draft selection you put that down as a successful pick. Myers would've been an excellent role player in a good team if he ever had the opportunity.

Myers was a top end pick! Destined for much more than just a role player, that he only ended up as such is the big shame
 

Haychh

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Myers was a top end pick! Destined for much more than just a role player, that he only ended up as such is the big shame
He should have been much more but we would have looked back on his time much more fondly if he wasn't a top end pick. Injury and Knights trying to turn him into something he wasn't severely hampered his output.
 

Haychh

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I don't love the thin one as much.

I'd prefer to see him play at 100kgs with the porno moustache and long hair.
I regret to inform you that role has been filled.

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Myers was a top end pick! Destined for much more than just a role player, that he only ended up as such is the big shame
It wouldve been good to see where Dave ended up without all the injuries, i must admit was surprised to see him go so highly in the draft but at the time he was a general consensus top 10 from memory. I think his good bloke, clubman, communication and leadership skills probably made him go higher than his football ability shouldve. Although even at the time as a 17/18 year old he was considered a good mover with a booming boot that had great size behind him

In the end he was stuck between a half back and inside mid. Not quick enough as a half back, not aggressive and hard enough as an inside mid, then spread became all the go aswell

I see Townsend as the best comparison to Voss so far, plenty to work with. His finesse, nous and football craft will be the major things to work on. A hard thing to train
 
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fairbump_playon

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I don't love the thin one as much.

I'd prefer to see him play at 100kgs with the porno moustache and long hair.
Agreed. He was really made for the 80s and 90s

Imagine a North team with him as the mobile third tall behind Carey and Longmire. Them doing their stuff and Zurhaar harming defenders

I loved having Ambrose around and even tolerated Townsend because I admire those traits so much. Hopefully in Voss we might get the brutality and footy ability combined
 

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From Ben Hobbs' Instagram.

You may recognise the guy back row far right.

The 2018 School Sport Australia U15 All-Australian team photo.

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If he does go down the inside mid path there is potential there that he is David Myers 2.0... (in before the LOLs) but seriously snicker all you want, as a rookie draft selection you put that down as a successful pick. Myers would've been an excellent role player in a good team if he ever had the opportunity.
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If that means that we've now lost Cyril 2.0, I'll be friggin' livid.


...on the other hand, we just got Selwood 2.0, so maybe the order is being restored.
 

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Struth! 💪... He certainly looks rugby-ish with that neck size.

Here's hoping something divine happens with his development and the young man has a great career!

I like what Trucks up to here!
 

BrunoV

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Doubt it was intentional but as a style of player he is a worthy inheritor of the legacy of our only 100 game player in the 39.
 

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