As dumb as it sounds after a performance like that. .... its not a personnel issue. We've got the right players in the team (until Rioli pushes Venables out), its just they are going missing for too long
Venables had 5 possessions in the first quarter, then 9 total for the game. There has to be a better option. After Ah Chee's game, he seems the obvious candidate (even if it has only been one good game for Ah Chee, Venables has had his chances and needs to develop in the twos).
Vardy, 4 possessions. A stick would be a better option. Obviously Hickey to replace if fit, if not, give Brooksby a chance.
I know MAllen had a quieter game possession wise (but tagged and got goals by reports) but I want him in the team. Not sure who for though. Masten most likely. I didn't think Masten was as terrible as others have made out but he isn't doing enough, can't impact a contest and we need to change something. All other mids had much better games.
Can’t help but feel we missed the boat in the MAllen debut window. I’m sure he was kept in the WAFL with a specific set of instructions, but when he cops a tag and has a somewhat quiet day at the Beagles it’s deflating, because if he wasn’t getting in off his last three weeks then he surely isn’t getting in off today’s Beagles effort.