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Can Swans still win GF?

Discussion in 'AFL - The Australian Football League' started by Luv_our_club, Mar 7, 2018.

  1. Luv_our_club

    Luv_our_club Premiership Player

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    Naismith injured at training - out for the season.
    Tippet - retired.

    Sinclair now the number 1 ruckman.




    *cue further media discussion about mid-year draft
    *cue further discussion re Buddy contract....
     

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  2. QuietB

    QuietB Brownlow Medallist

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    They couldn’t win it all anyway. Too many list holes.

    The changing of the guard is in full swing now.
     
  3. Milanista28

    Milanista28 Brownlow Medallist

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    I think they can.
     
  4. Jukesy85

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    I rate Sinclair ahead of our last two premiership ruckmen (Roughead and Nankervis), so I don’t see it hurting their chances too much (I didn’t have them as my flag pick anyway but they’ll still be up there).

    Also, I rate their new #2 ruckman Darcy Cameron reasonably highly too. Good kid from Claremont.
     
  5. smasha

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    Looked at avatar.:sick:

    Essendon supporter.:oops:
     
  6. Macpotata

    Macpotata Premiership Player

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    Personally, I think they can. It's down to them and these teams



    GWS
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  7. Bazza97

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    Should be a premiership contender so I think it's possible.
     
  8. Luv_our_club

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    "You mean there is a chance?" :) :) :) :)
     
  9. RUNVS

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    People forget that the Swans have an All Australian ruckman who is fresh and ready to go

    [​IMG]
     
  10. smasha

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    Geelong at Skilled Stadium will chock the Cattery up a lot of needed wins to get em into the finals.
     
  11. Macpotata

    Macpotata Premiership Player

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    Thank you Sergeant.
     

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  12. Macpotata

    Macpotata Premiership Player

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    YEEEEESSSSS!!!!!


     
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  13. Luv_our_club

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    another Tiger with amazing reflexes
     
  14. 00Stinger

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    a midfield of Kennedy, Hennerbury, Parker, Heeney & Mills can cover the loss of a bog average ruckman
     
  15. BEEG

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    How ridiculous they cant sign a free agent from a lower division.
     
  16. HairyO

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    Hard to see them losing a game.
     
  17. RUNVS

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    Well this is the argument for it as the Swans at list lodgement had Tippett, Naismith, Sinclair Cameron and Amartey as our ruckmen, which admittedly isn't a brilliant ruck division but it is serviceable. With Tippett retiring due to injury and then Naismith getting an ACL we are down to Sinclair, Cameron and Amartey, and of those three only one of them has any experience at an AFL level.

    In an ideal world the Swans would be able to pick up another ruckman from the state leagues (so a mature ager) due to Tippett retiring. Unfortunately that isn't the rules though, so we are in a bit of a pickle.
     
  18. BEEG

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    The problem is having to lodge your list 5 months before the season AFL house that busy?
     
  19. Luv_our_club

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    I don't mind a mid-season draft... but only for players above the height of 198cms

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    I read that as a height above 198kgs.

    Which I think should also be a rule.

    Make it happen Gil.
     
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    Its not like naismith is a match winner anyway...expect towers and aliir to ruck alot now..they wont win many contests but can you imagine guys like nankervis and sandi chasing them round.

    We will essentially have an extra mid throughout the game
     
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    Curse of the Buddinho
     
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  23. Luv_our_club

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    This could result in an unexpected comeback for Jars!

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  24. RUNVS

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    Did Hawthorn lose ruckmen a lot when Buddy was with you guys?
     
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    Why is NASA is sponsoring lower league football?
     
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