Rotham to Hutchings wing would be interesting. Has good skills, good kick and mark player as a release from defense in transition. Could be an Embley type.In : Ahchee, Duggan,
out : Hutchings, Waterman
Dughan takes Nelson's spot and Nelson to tag. Rotham should not be dropped. He needs continuity. Schofield unlucky.
Petch was good in glimpses. Needs to practice tackling.
Agree with all of that - with the addition of the forced change for Hutchings.Rotham is gonna be a gun in defense one day, but we're at the wrong end of the season to be playing around with the youth.
Fact of the matter is Schofield and Duggan would be seen as better defenders than Nelson and Rotham. They'll be the expected replacements for finals. Similarly, Waterman will lose his spot to Nic if he comes good. The only shuffling I could see us doing with the team at this point of the season is Petch/ Cameron, and even then Petch seems to be preferred by the match committee. I don't think Hutch will make it back into the side after a reoccurrence of his hammy, so Masten is in.
Would love to see Cameron back in the side, especially in wet finals. Apart from that though I think any other change is going to be forced.
Bc we need more runners and he's clearly the pick of the bunch from the 2s. He also needs more games under his belt coming into finals.Why? You could easily make the case for Schofield to come back in at his expense.
Am good with this - Schoey, Dugs, Nelson/Masten. If Masten who tags, a team-tag?Schoey in for rotham
Duggan to Nelson's position
Nelson/masten to hutchings position
Cameron for petch/Waterman?
They might play different roles but how many defenders are you picking? Duggan and Schofield will both be available and have more runs on the board than Rotham. Are you picking Rotham over Sheppard or Jetta or Hurn? Throw in Barrass and McGovern and that's 7 defenders without Rotham.Bc we need more runners and he's clearly the pick of the bunch from the 2s. He also needs more games under his belt coming into finals.
I have no issue with Schofield coming back into the side, in fact, I support it. But I don't accept you can only have one or the other - they play two totally different roles.
Cameron and Cripps as two tackling small forwards who can also kick a goal or two is an immense weapon.Dont mind if Cameron plays.
Goals are a bonus but if he can lay 7+ tackles and keep the ball in our fwd half that would be awesome.