News Brad Scott Re-Signs. 2 year extention - OOC end of 2020.

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Since the day he walked into the place. One paced plodder and a downhill skier. Tell me what he added to the list? Pace? Polish? Class. BOLLOCKS
Polish and class. If we recruited him for his bollocks, our research was fairly poor.

He was supposed to complement Wellsy, but for too long had to replace him.
 

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Polish and class. If we recruited him for his bollocks, our research was fairly poor.

He was supposed to complement Wellsy, but for too long had to replace him.
Going by reports at the time, his half-time comments in the 2014 EF displayed the leadership, composure and maturity the side needed. (Plus Sammy Wright's mark and Ben Brown's goals.)

For me, it was the lack of defensive aspect to his game. Add in Boomer, Wellsy at times, and Swallow's lack of pace outside the contest and we were simply too exposed on the turnover.

I said it at the start of the year... while the kids aren't going to bring the same offensive class and composure as the departing three, if they more than make up the difference in defensive capabilities, we're on the right path.
 

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If we had Paul Roos or Bomber Thompson, I reckon it would have made a difference.
You're assuming the biggest factor was the "go to" factor, not the "leave from" factor. I'm assuming staying put, with a team in the top four, was more important.

Hypothetically plucking coaches who have won premierships (versus others who haven't), then hypothetically assuming that would make a difference is fanciful. There's no evidence to support your claim. If anything, free agents who have come here have lauded Brad as a coach.
 

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- Post season surgeries are all completed already. Some blokes are 8 weeks post procedure.
- Admitted we didn't have enough top end talent in 2014/15/16 to win the flag.
- Dal Santo had a big impact as a FA.
- If we fall short with Kelly, our cap still allows us to be very flexible.
- The Martin bid had nothing to do with Brad staying.
- Fully committed to North. Asked board to fully assess his role under all circumstances (reset/rebuild).
- "Johnny" rang in and reckons we need a full back and full forward. Bitches about Hansen/Sellwood. Why do these morons get precious air time?
 

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- Post season surgeries are all completed already. Some blokes are 8 weeks post procedure.
- Admitted we didn't have enough top end talent in 2014/15/16 to win the flag.
- Dal Santo had a big impact as a FA.
- If we fall short with Kelly, our cap still allows us to be very flexible.
- The Martin bid had nothing to do with Brad staying.
- Fully committed to North. Asked board to fully assess his role under all circumstances (reset/rebuild).
- "Johnny" rang in and reckons we need a full back and full forward. Bitches about Hansen/Sellwood. Why do these morons get precious air time?
Thanks - appreciate the report.
 

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- Post season surgeries are all completed already. Some blokes are 8 weeks post procedure.
- Admitted we didn't have enough top end talent in 2014/15/16 to win the flag.
- Dal Santo had a big impact as a FA.
- If we fall short with Kelly, our cap still allows us to be very flexible.
- The Martin bid had nothing to do with Brad staying.
- Fully committed to North. Asked board to fully assess his role under all circumstances (reset/rebuild).
- "Johnny" rang in and reckons we need a full back and full forward. Bitches about Hansen/Sellwood. Why do these morons get precious air time?
Just on the "asking board" to full assess his role, part of that process was talking to the playing group, who endorsed his retention as the coach. Once that process was completed, Buckley and Glen Archer communicated the decision to him that they wanted him to continue as our coach.

Those of the Bye Bye Brad persuasion might like to take up their displeasure personally with Glen. Might be interesting.
 

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Just on the "asking board" to full assess his role, part of that process was talking to the playing group, who endorsed his retention as the coach. Once that process was completed, Buckley and Glen Archer communicated the decision to him that they wanted him to continue as our coach.

Those of the Bye Bye Brad persuasion might like to take up their displeasure personally with Glen. Might be interesting.
Best time is now Re; Glen Archer.
I don't think he'd want to add further assault and battery charges to his record.

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With two middle placed finishings Scott scrapped his way to two prelims and argubly shouldnt have made it in 2015 due to a depleted Sydney outfit rolling over. Followed by a side going from 1st to 8th and getting spanked by 60 pts in a final and then 2017 we could have easily been wooden spooners had Bris not tanked.

What a ridiculous decision to re-sign him when he still has a year on his contract. Is there a boys club at the top, or was it the fact that he was off to Gold Coast next year and we had no one else better lined up?

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hypothetically, maybe anyone may have been able to do a better job, 'Better to have tried and failed than never to have tried at all'.

Also, a fair bit of analysis has occured re the players and Scott, others should not avoid analysis, such as support coaches and other decision makers above......what has their performance been like? How do they rate?....Who are they?
 

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Pretty clear the seniors players have a great relationship with him and the captain is number one fan, that all adds up to unity believe me.
As per most clubs, but very little evidence of equating! A happy lot does not mean a successful lot, a need to get out of their comfort zones, too satisfied!
 
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