Preview Changes: Round 21 Vs St Kilda + Pre-match discussion

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Bit like how most on here think crowden is a spud and should be delist too??
It's similar in that its an opinion. However since Crowden has already been extended by the club it seems a lot less likely to actully happen.
 

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I'm looking forward to a Sturt debut as much as anyone (except may Joao) but I think he's just not physically there. Just not enough of a tank or size on him, which, given his concussions already, means he's likely close to no chance.

Reckon he'll give round 1 a good shot next year though, just desperately needs pre-seasons
I very much hope he can play a bit after watching Ian Hill yesterday, Hill looks like a ready made Ballantyne replacement who can already bob up for 2 or 3 goals and create opportunity for others.
Sturt looks clever and classy but sometimes I wish we would go with the sure thing.
 

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Bit like how most on here think crowden is a spud and should be delist too??
i'm going to go early out on a limb, but I reckon Crowden might be similar to Neale in another 3-5 years, a bloody good inside mid who loves getting the the guts and getting the ball out to the outside. He has been developed well under Lyon.

I'm happy they extended him and have been putting some integrety back into selection this year. It will help him and Banfield become good long term AFL players.
 

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Cam McCarthy is no David Mundy, I think we can all agree on that... but surely you have to have some sympathy for him after watching that game last night.

Mundy (our lord and saviour) played McCarthy's exact role last night and did absolutely nothing until the last quarter, which is where Mundy's class prevailed. Aside from the two clutch goals, he put up McCarthy numbers, simple as that.

Cam is a great set shot for goal and takes his chances and I'm confident that his reduced output in our recent downturn, is due to the garbage being served up further up the field and the structures put in place that have been haunting us for years now.
 

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Cam McCarthy is no David Mundy, I think we can all agree on that... but surely you have to have some sympathy for him after watching that game last night.

Mundy (our lord and saviour) played McCarthy's exact role last night and did absolutely nothing until the last quarter, which is where Mundy's class prevailed. Aside from the two clutch goals, he put up McCarthy numbers, simple as that.

Cam is a great set shot for goal and takes his chances and I'm confident that his reduced output in our recent downturn, is due to the garbage being served up further up the field and the structures put in place that have been haunting us for years now.

Mundy was the on field forward coach for the youngsters, he did what he was put there for.
Kudos to him .
 

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Cam McCarthy is no David Mundy, I think we can all agree on that... but surely you have to have some sympathy for him after watching that game last night.

Mundy (our lord and saviour) played McCarthy's exact role last night and did absolutely nothing until the last quarter, which is where Mundy's class prevailed. Aside from the two clutch goals, he put up McCarthy numbers, simple as that.

Cam is a great set shot for goal and takes his chances and I'm confident that his reduced output in our recent downturn, is due to the garbage being served up further up the field and the structures put in place that have been haunting us for years now.
The difference is, if Fyfe is being beaten in the middle. You can swap Mundy and Fyfe. But I agree, as a full time forward, Mundy = Cam.
 

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i'm going to go early out on a limb, but I reckon Crowden might be similar to Neale in another 3-5 years, a bloody good inside mid who loves getting the the guts and getting the ball out to the outside. He has been developed well under Lyon.

I'm happy they extended him and have been putting some integrety back into selection this year. It will help him and Banfield become good long term AFL players.
I don't see Lachie in Mitch, not as clever I don't think. What he does have is more pace and a better kick. Hopefully we can teach him to use it at stoppages.

Better tackler as well.
 

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The forward line we fielded yesterday was surprisingly effective but we can't afford to carry two limited scoring small forwards.

In saying that, we've been chopping and changing a lot recently so it'd be fair enough to take the opportunity to give the same 22 another go at it away from home. Schulz deserves more than a single game in isolation to judge his output.
 

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I wish we could use Cam as an old fashioned leading forward instead of a bomb to a stationary 1 on 1 situation. Study the Josh Kennedy video at wc and have him lead in the same manner..he'll kick em from anywhere.
 

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i'm going to go early out on a limb, but I reckon Crowden might be similar to Neale in another 3-5 years, a bloody good inside mid who loves getting the the guts and getting the ball out to the outside. He has been developed well under Lyon.

I'm happy they extended him and have been putting some integrety back into selection this year. It will help him and Banfield become good long term AFL players.
I saw his draft video and thought similar. Good evasion skills. Good kick. Runs well. Another couple of pre-seasons and I think he may well take flight like a swan :)....
 

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Just had a look at the ladder predictor, and if we win our remaining games, we are a serious chance at finals. Imagine that with the last few weeks we have had.

Need Adelaide and saints to lose their remaining games, but if you look at the fixture, none of them are gimmes for them.

I think we are too inconsistent for it to happen, but you never know

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Cam McCarthy is no David Mundy, I think we can all agree on that... but surely you have to have some sympathy for him after watching that game last night.

Mundy (our lord and saviour) played McCarthy's exact role last night and did absolutely nothing until the last quarter, which is where Mundy's class prevailed. Aside from the two clutch goals, he put up McCarthy numbers, simple as that.

Cam is a great set shot for goal and takes his chances and I'm confident that his reduced output in our recent downturn, is due to the garbage being served up further up the field and the structures put in place that have been haunting us for years now.
Its amazing isnt it? We all love David Mundy for his hard work and loyalty for the club. He has stayed with us through thick and thin, Just like the fans staying loyal to this club. I loved his grand final game in 2013. Plus his 2 game winning shots vs Richmond in the MCG in 2015 and 2017 too.

Cam McCarthy has had an Alright year. 16 goals and 5 behinds from 10 or 11 games isnt too bad. I still see cam mccarthy as a 30-40 goal a season forward. Not that its a bad thing.

I still remember people frustrated at Ross Lyon not Playing Matt Tarberner when at one point, Matt Tarberner was the only tall forward in our team not injured. He was playing in the WAFL to improve his goal kicking. He was accuarate in 2017 or 2018, It was one of those years. Yeah we were slowly developing him.

I am probably going to be alone on this. But I am going to miss shane kersten. He wasnt a great key forward. But I reckon he wasnt too bad at set shots either.
 

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Saying that..... There might be 1 or 2 changes at the most.

McCarthy will come in for either Banfield or Schulz.

If we bring in another kid to debut, then banfield and Schulz will be dropped.
 

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