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Eddie Betts

Discussion in 'Adelaide' started by DangerSloane, Sep 9, 2013.

Put it out there
?

What do you think of the AFC recruiting Eddie Betts?

Poll closed Apr 9, 2014.
  1. Yes, $500k is fine

    205 vote(s)
    61.6%
  2. Yes, but we're paying too much

    64 vote(s)
    19.2%
  3. No, not worth the money

    45 vote(s)
    13.5%
  4. No, just do not want at any price.

    19 vote(s)
    5.7%
  1. Schulzycrow

    Schulzycrow Vale Walshy..Gone too soon.

    Adelaide
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    You beauty!!!
     

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  2. Sir Vlado

    Sir Vlado Norm Smith Medallist

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    [obligatory mention of large pair(s) of shorts heading to West Lakes]
     
  3. Bailey01

    Bailey01 Norm Smith Medallist

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    Awesome it is official!!!
     
  4. hey shorty

    hey shorty Brownlow Medallist

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    Change the thread title to "Welcome to the AFC Eddie Betts" !!!!!
     
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  5. beartoo

    beartoo Norm Smith Medallist

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    Leave Eddie's shorts alone!
     
  6. ollieemcdowall

    ollieemcdowall Debutant

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    Rutten is going to have to put a name tag on his shorts!
     
  7. Scrotes2000

    Scrotes2000 Club Legend

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    Stoked that we got him :thumbsu:
     
  8. adelaidecrows

    adelaidecrows Norm Smith Medallist

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    lol, what an inane post from a negative poster.
     
  9. Elite Crow

    Elite Crow Premium Platinum

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    Funny that, you couldn't refute my point. We've been harping on about the Betts deal and you were against it, as soon as the club says its a good idea you think it's a good idea. How about thinking for yourself instead of being a muppett
     
  10. fabs33

    fabs33 Norm Smith Medallist

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    Great news! Not only did we get a player who can perform well but also one who is a pleasure to watch.:D
     
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  11. Stripple

    Stripple Club Legend

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    Pick 43 for 22 is a steal we a re giving up a bigger pick so it must be better.
     

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  12. alex_is_on_fire

    alex_is_on_fire Hall of Famer

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    Errrrrr, what?
     
  13. adelaidecrows

    adelaidecrows Norm Smith Medallist

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    I said I was open to the idea of getting betts as long as the club didn't sell its soul to get him. The club didn't do that, we have room to go after other players and I am happy. How about you just be happy the club got betts instead of trying to pick apart every other poster on here. explains a lot about you though.
     
  14. Schulzycrow

    Schulzycrow Vale Walshy..Gone too soon.

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  15. Stripple

    Stripple Club Legend

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    I would suggest his worth to the team (and risk) would only be slightly better than Ellis. Since crows said no to Ellis for free I think we woul only pay a third for varcoe.
     
  16. AdelaideFan14

    AdelaideFan14 Club Legend

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    Should also further the development of Laird and Brown. Will give them a tougher opponent to train against at training all pre-season. Can only be good. :thumbsu:
     
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  17. Stripple

    Stripple Club Legend

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    Just a joke of how we will get deals done with no commodities. There's got to be a dumb negotiator somewhere in the afl.
     
  18. Stripple

    Stripple Club Legend

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    Woop it's official.

    Betting puns will be a constant feature of the advertiser next year.
     
  19. adelaidecrows

    adelaidecrows Norm Smith Medallist

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    I Think the crows should go after varcoe as a delisted free agent. we could do a lot worse. wont have to pay big bucks for him either.
     
  20. alex_is_on_fire

    alex_is_on_fire Hall of Famer

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    Has he been delisted?

    Or just getting shopped around for trade. I'd be very surprised if they actually delist him this year.
     
  21. Elite Crow

    Elite Crow Premium Platinum

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    Isn't he contracted?
     
  22. Daniel1812

    Daniel1812 Brownlow Medallist

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    Unrestricted Free Agent
     
  23. BACCS

    BACCS BigFooty Juggernaut

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    No he isn't, still contracted until the end of 2015.
     
  24. BACCS

    BACCS BigFooty Juggernaut

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    This should shut anyone up who still thinks he is getting overpaid.:thumbsu:
     
  25. Hank93

    Hank93 Moderator

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    "The elusive goalkicker ranks No.1 in the League for score assists (195) and forward 50m tackles (168) in the last five years."

    So he fills Petrenko's role of good defensive pressure in the F50, but Eddie actually wins the ball as well.
     
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