Player Watch # 6: Joe Daniher - CRICHTON MEDALLIST - 2017 AA Forward Pocket - MARK OF THE YEAR!

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Put it out there
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    Can't believe he won the Crichton.












    Should have gone to Jeremy Howe.
     
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    Holy shit Doss cracked a funny. Everyone like it, give him confidence.
     
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    You'll keep.
     
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    That was good mate, don’t be disheartened...give it time.
     
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    Did they give Howe an Anzac medal?
     
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    “I have a vision that Joe doesn’t ruck at all,” he told The Crichton Panel.

    Good to hear as I never been a fan of Joe in the ruck as it adds to the risk of him getting hurt & while it's just a gut feel without any stats, the side often seemed to struggle (further) clearance wise when he was in there.
     
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    I like it in theory - but our ruck worked pretty well with him there this year. I often felt it helped him get into the game when the ball wasn't coming his way. He also kicked plenty of goals from the ruck as well.

    The question for mine is: Who replaces him in the ruck and how will it affect their existing role?

    One thing I am 100% deadset against is playing both Bellchambers and Leuenberger.
    I'd be OK with Hooker or Stewart playing as relief ruck. Stewart would be the preferred option but the problem is he's not any good in the ruck.

    The ideal solution would be to have a ruck who is an athletic beast (Kreuzer type) who can pretty much go all game as long as they don't need to take any forward line ruck contests. Unfortunately Bellchamber's endurance is on the lower end (Joe played more ruck it seemed when he was in the team) and Leuenberger whilst better is still not at that level either.
     
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    Is it too early to say he's a top 20 player?
     
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    No it is not.
     
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    Haha, I went to High school with his GF. Lovely girl so hope they're both happy :thumbsu:
     
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    Reckon JD doesn't win the B and F without stints in the ruck - It's working beautifully - So why change ? Finally, his tapwork is improving and we lose little when he is in the ruck.
     
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    This has been a surprise and i think your assessment is pretty bang on.
     
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    How do I bet on him for the Brownlow?? Odds would be way long.
     
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    Also love the looks on the faces of the Sydney supporters at 0:38
     
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    Cringeworthy.
     
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    Probably wins the Coleman Medal without his stints in the ruck this year. Hoping we can find someone else to play that chop out / part time ruck role next
    year and let Joey be a constant threat in the forward line, he doesn't really add that much in the ruck in regards to hit out's and clearances.
     
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    Tiges used Grigg to some effect throughout the year.
    We got a tall mid who can jump?