Changes v Collingwood.

stEdy

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Stretch it nearly done for me, although having to play a role at HBF because Salem and Hore were out definitely didn't work in his favour.

He just doesn't have many weapons, I thought when he first hit the scene he'd be a great little player as he did the fundamentals so well, but even now his passing isn't as tidy as it was and he doesn't have any creativity when he kicks it. As a run and carry player I feel he's just too conservative and seems to be in his own head these days worrying about x y and z. Baker is immediately a better wingman than him just through his will to take the game on
 

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markm106

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He looked great in that game he played last year before getting injured. Had some good run and carry and was using the ball really well.

I've already put a line through JKH as an AFL player. I think I did that several years ago actually.

I haven't quite put the line through Stretch yet...but I'm not far off it.
I’ve just been waiting for Stretch to proper break out. Looked like it prior to injury last season. JKH is likely to be delisted at end of year unless he shows a bit more. Maybe the coaches will give him a few weeks. I thought he was ok on the weekend.
 

demondavey

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Stretch is a better user if the footy and JKH a better pressure player. I guess it depends what the team wants. But I’d like to see Billy take the game on more if he stays in.
Billy over JKH for sure
 

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dazzledavey36

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Stretch to me me looks like someone who has had all his natural flair and instinct coached out of him. We hear of players being over coached with so many structures and body position stuff that they are then too scared to just play on instinct because of the probability of being dropped the next week.

Stretch of 2015 to 2016 was someone i could see becoming a very handy gut running wingman, displayed a lot of highquality traits of a very good AFL footballer. I remember his game against brisbane back in 2016 where he gathered 31 disposals and i thought that was his break out game of what we would see in thr potential future.

Have been and still a fan of Billy and do hope he plays this weekend..
 

markm106

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Stretch to me me looks like someone who has had all his natural flair and instinct coached out of him. We hear of players being over coached with so many structures and body position stuff that they are then too scared to just play on instinct because of the probability of being dropped the next week.

Stretch of 2015 to 2016 was someone i could see becoming a very handy gut running wingman, displayed a lot of highquality traits of a very good AFL footballer. I remember his game against brisbane back in 2016 where he gathered 31 disposals and i thought that was his break out game of what we would see in thr potential future.

Have been and still a fan of Billy and do hope he plays this weekend..
Good summation. I remember they wanted him to develop his inside game. Since then he seems to have stagnated. He could be the wingman we need. I just want to see him take the game on more.
 

Deelighted

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Interested to see the final changes. If Level & Hore are 100% I would go

In: May, Salem, Lever, Hore
Out: JKH, OMac, Wagner, Stretch

Toss up between ANB or Spargo for me.
 
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