Prediction Best 22 in 2022

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Ischenko

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Jun 1, 2012
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Turner McKay Tarrant
Hall Ziebell Corr
Stevo Cunnington McDonald
Thomas Comben/Xerri Anderson
Mahony Larkey Zurharr
Goldstein Simpkin LDU
I: Powell Bonar Taylor Phillips
Sub: Polec
E: Xerri/Comben Scott Atu Ford
 

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northbergs

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Turner Tarrant Corr
Ziebell McKay Hall
Powell Cunnington McDonald
Stephenson Comben Simpkin
Zurhaar Larkey Ford

Goldstein, LDU, Thomas

IC: Perez, Taylor, Phillips, Atu

Emerg: Bonar, Lazarro, Walker, Anderson



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Kangaroos4eva

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Turner McKay Tarrant
Hall Corr Ziebell
Stephenson Cunnington McDonald
Thomas Comben Anderson
Mahony Larkey Zurharr
Goldy Simpkin LDU
I: Powell Bonar Taylor Ford
Sub: Scott
E: Xerri Atu J.Walker

Depending on the draft, JUH would be looking at Taylor/Ford’s spots, dependent on preseason form and injuries of course. Mahoney in is a non-negotiable and Anderson is needed for that pressure and as that extra midfield rotation. Phillips is going to keep building his tank in the VFL I imagine.
 
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Mikevk123

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B Hall McKay Corr
HB McDonald Tarrant Bosenvulagi
C Scott LDU Powell
HF Taylor Comben Stephenson
F Zuurhuar Larkey Ford
FOLL: Goldstein Thomas Simpkin
INTER: Cunnington, Zieball, Perez, Phillips
 

the flying ham

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First crack -
FB: A Hall - R Tarrant - A Corr
CHB: J Ziebell - B McKay - F Perez
C: T Powell - B Cunnington - J Stephenson
CHF: E Ford - C Comben - T Thomas
FF: J Mahoney - N Larkey - C Zurhaar
R: T Goldstein - LDU - J Simpkin (Captain)
Bench: L Mac, K Turner, J Anderson, W Phillips

Next in line: A Boner, Atu, C Taylor, C Lazzaro, P Spicer, T Xerri.

Actually a pretty nice squad of 30 prior to any players coming in.

I have excluded Dumont, Atley and Polec who i assume will not be at NM next year.
I'd say that is pretty close although Bonar for me slots in front of Perez and if we recruit a mature 2nd fwd/ruck option Comben either goes to the pine or in the 2s to develop. I do like Taylor also, he might get first crack ahead of Ford.
 

Hatchy1992

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B: Kayne Turner - Ben McKay - Aidan Corr
HB: Aaron Hall - Robbie Tarrant - Ziebs
C: Luke McDonald - LDU - Tom Powell
HF: Tarryn Thomas - Cameron Zuuhaar - JFH
F: Elvis - Nick Larkey - Sleevo
R: Goldy - Cunners - Jy

Int: Phillips - Taylor - Perez - Bonar
 

franjon

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All going well, even though its a contradiction in terms...

B - Corr, McKay, Turner
HB - Hall, Tarrant, McDonald
C - Polec, Cunnington, Anderson
HF - Thomas, Larkey, Stephenson
F - Ziebell, Comben, Zurhaar
R - Goldstein, Davies-Uniacke, Simpkin
INT - Scott, Powell, Xerri, Phillips
 

B4Bear

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B: Perez - McKay - Corr

HB: Hall - Tarrant - McDonald

C: Polec - Cunnington - Powell

HF: Sleevo - Comben - Thomas

F: Zurhaar - Larkey - Horne

R: Goldstein - LDU - Simpkin

I/C: Anderson Phillips Edwards Ford

Em; Scott Ziebell Wilmott Xerri
Current captain as emergency.

No worries boomer.
 

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remfan101

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Ziebell - Tarrant - Corr
Hall - McKay - McDonald
Powell - Cunnington - Stephenson
Thomas - Comben - Horne-Francis
Zurhaar - Larkey - Anderson

Goldstein - Simpkin - LDU

Int: Turner, Mahoney, Phillips, Taylor, Bonar, Ford
 

Rob in Cologne

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I'm looking forward to more internal growth and young talent.

Turner - McKay - Corr
Hall - Taz - Ziebell ... (Perez showed a glimpse, can he come back?)
Powell - Simpkin - Lmac
Ford - Comben - Stevo
Zurharr - Larkey - Jed (Or Mahony or Cunners - should Benny choose to go around next year)

Goldie - LDU - Taryn
Int: Phillips - Mahony - Bonar - Curtis Taylor

EMG: Lazza -- Xerri -- Draft Pick 1 -- B Scott

Seems Froggy is off, Ats could be shipped up to GC (he's depth anyway), kids can keep chipping away.
 

ferball

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here's a serious attempt, not going to name any future draftees or trade targets until we've actually got them. here's a best 22 of the list as it stands, assuming they can all get a full pre-season:

B: Corr - McKay - Ziebell
HB: Hall - Tarrant - McDonald
C: Powell - Cunnington - Thomas
HF: Stevenson - Comben - Taylor
F: Mahony - Larkey - Zurhaar
R: Goldstein - Davies-Uniacke - Simpkin
I: Xerri - Phillips - Ford - Turner

I'm bullish on Flynn Perez but he'd probably get a run in the VFL before coming straight in. Bailey Scott and Charlie Lazzaro I also have high hopes for, just couldn't find room for them. Not sure what to do with Jed.
Put him in the middle.

JFC!!
 

Liam Boy

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Put him in the middle.

JFC!!
Who does he replace? His hardness around the ball is valuable but we have more skilled players who can offer the same thing. His kicking has always been a problem and it's a problem a lot of those younger guys don't seem to have.
 

the flying ham

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Who does he replace? His hardness around the ball is valuable but we have more skilled players who can offer the same thing. His kicking has always been a problem and it's a problem a lot of those younger guys don't seem to have.
Valuable in a developing midfield, particularly his hard nosed approach. He would be the one that gets pushed out of the midfield if they keep developing at a rapid rate of knots. If he is playing 2s, we are a very good side.
 

Dumont2Brown

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B: Walker Mckay Bonar
HB: Ziebell Corr Hall
C: Polec LDU McDonald
HF: Thomas Comben Stephenson
F: Tarrant Larkey Zurhaar
R: Goldy Simpkin Cunnington
I: Anderson Powell Phillips Ford
 

Wizkd

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As it looks more and more likely we'll pinch CCJ, here's what I'm thinking for Round 1:

B: McDonald - McKay - Corr

HB: Hall - Tarrant - Ziebell

C: Stephenson - Cunnington - Powell

HF: Horne-Francis - Comben - Thomas

F: Zurhaar - Larkey - Mahoney

R: Goldstein - Simpkin - LDU

I/C: Phillips - Anderson - CCJ - K Turner

Sub: Taylor

Tough to leave out fellas like B Scott, Ford and Lazzaro as well as Bonar, Atu, Spiceman and Perez but at least the depth is there!
 

RossHenshaw

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As it looks more and more likely we'll pinch CCJ, here's what I'm thinking for Round 1:

B: McDonald - McKay - Corr

HB: Hall - Tarrant - Ziebell

C: Stephenson - Cunnington - Powell

HF: Horne-Francis - Comben - Thomas

F: Zurhaar - Larkey - Mahoney

R: Goldstein - Simpkin - LDU

I/C: Phillips - Anderson - CCJ - K Turner

Sub: Taylor

Tough to leave out fellas like B Scott, Ford and Lazzaro as well as Bonar, Atu, Spiceman and Perez but at least the depth is there!
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Tarryn Thomas, dude
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With Taz going I'm now thinking about the best 22 in 2025 when I reckon Goldstein, Ziebell, Hall, Cunnington and Anderson have all hung up the boots.

B: Bonar McKay Corr
HB: Perez Comben McDonald
C: Powell Thomas Simpkin
HF: Horne-Francis Edwards Stephenson
F: Ford Larkey Zurhaar
Foll: Coleman-Jones Davies-Uniake Phillips
Int: Lazzaro Spicer Taylor Turner
Emeg: P. Walker, Scott, Mahony, Bosenavulagi

Will re-do this post draft but a nice squad is coming together.
 

tazaa

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B: Ziebell McKay McDonald
HB: Hall Corr Perez

C: Powell Davies-Uniacke Anderson

HF: Stephenson Larkey Horne.Francis
F: Thomas Comben Zurhaar

R: Goldstein Cunnington Simpkin

I: Phillips Coleman-Jones Taylor Turner Mahoney Lazzaro Ford

If we get injuries again we’ll finish last. That saying with Robbie going I just hope we cull Atley and Dumont and hit the draft hard.
 

Marstermind

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B: Ziebell McKay McDonald
HB: Hall Corr Perez

C: Powell Davies-Uniacke Anderson

HF: Stephenson Larkey Horne.Francis
F: Thomas Comben Zurhaar

R: Goldstein Cunnington Simpkin

I: Phillips Coleman-Jones Taylor Turner Mahoney Lazzaro Ford

If we get injuries again we’ll finish last. That saying with Robbie going I just hope we cull Atley and Dumont and hit the draft hard.
You're not regenerating the list if you're playing Atley, and crying if an honest, but limited player such as Dumont and a 32yo exercise free-agency. Everyone likes Taz, but if he wants to go - then go. Players who are not elite and have no improvement in them are expendable. Not saying trash them all (Goldstein, Ziebell, Cunnington) but if you don't want to be around then you're better off elsewhere. If we suck in '22 then so be it - we hit another draft and keep building.
 

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