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Prediction Clarkson says he can win a premiership within 4 years

Discussion in 'Hawthorn' started by Aramis, Jul 13, 2017.

Put it out there
  1. rdhopkins2

    rdhopkins2 Carpe Diem

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    If Clarko has a burning desire for a flag within the next 4 years, watch it happen.
     

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  2. Roger Rogerson

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    I wouldnt count on it. We get screwed every year without fail.
     
  3. MightyHawks

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    There's always exceptions...

    I'm sure we'll still get the Cats and Swans twice even if they are both top 6 and we are bottom 6
     
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  4. Pessimistic

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    Call me cynical, but I reckon we'll get shafted in that respect somehow
     
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    We then added Ellis, Birchall, Dowler, Thorp, Rioli and Muston to the list during 2005-2007 and yet apart from Ellis and Rioli none of them were even required to play a part in the 2008 flag. So that's just 2 players in the previous 3 drafts. Don't forget Birchall!
     
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  7. Aramis

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    We don't really want one either, In what I believe will be a development year you want to be playing the very best, will assist in developing our youngsters with more exposure to the top teams.
     
  8. rdhopkins2

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    Bring on a tough draw, I say. The tougher the games are, the more we develop.
     
  9. HODGEYROAD

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    I think its impossible, I think if we are bottom 6 we can only get one top 6 team twice.
     
  10. LuckyHawk

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    I believe we will be finals competitive as early as next year.
     
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  11. Nugett

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    I believe that Clarko can convert water into wine.
    I believe that Clarko can walk on hot coals without breaking a sweat.
    So I believe that Clarko will deliver us another cup within 4 years.
     

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  12. Mojo

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    4 years is a long period in AFL, probably even more so at Hawthorn; we've successfully built/re-built premiership contending teams twice within the previous two 4-year-windows!

    I'm very optimistic about what Clarkson can achieve again with Hawthorn. However, I survey and scrutinise our current list and I don't think there's enough top-end talent ATM. Competitive, yes, but certainly not the same recipe we were so lucky to create back in the 2001 draft.
     
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  13. Pessimistic

    Pessimistic TheBrownDog

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    We are spoiled though. We expect to build another all conquering threepeat list

    Is the build to a potential premier much less?

    That has to be factored in
     
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    Does this mean that Clarko is not leaving to coach Collingwood or the Gold Coast ;)
     
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    I think Clarko is big on legacy. Unless the Board and he have a big disagreement, he will want to do something like be a single club coach, break all records and show he can rebuild and go for two separate tilts...
     
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    There was a subtle hint of "stick that up your arse Tony Greig" in my comment :p
     
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    2013 flag seemed like yesterday.
     
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    Even Chuck Norris bows his hat to Clarko.
     
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    I reckon Birchall will be our next 300 gamer. Even though Rough is just ahead of him.
     
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    I think people need to get there head around another trade period where we move players on while they still have currency.
     
  21. MightyHawks

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    LOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOL

    If you think that its impossible for us to get 2 top 6 teams if we are in the bottom 6
     
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    Goodbye Langford and Shoenmakers!!
     
  23. Books

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    One thing is certain with our fixture:

    Our Tassie games will be in off-peak time slots against unattractive opposition.
    Meanwhile, down in Hobart, North will get prime time and high-profile games.

    Just coincidence, of course...:rolleyes:
     
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  24. O'Rourke Awakens!!

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    This.

    And it should be no surprise that we trade out people where there is excess/from positions where young players are ready and have stepped up ....(small forwards and the backline)
     
  25. HODGEYROAD

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    Now I know the AFL **** us over where possible but I think this one is a rule that any bottom 6 team may receive no more than 1 return match against a top 6 team. The problem is it does not matter much, they will just give us Geelong x 2 and we will lose twice. Our record is pretty reasonable against the other top 6 sides.