Past Gary Rohan (2018 BigFooty Sponsoree) - traded 2018, to Geelong

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Look at number 7 on this list. The next week in the GF he started at CHF, had a poor game, and has barely been in the backline since.

If he stays with us, surely playing him off the backline must be tried again. Would enable us to have pace while using Jones and Mills in the midfield.
Everytime I want to like the AFL player ratings they do something that makes me question them.

JPK against the Bulldogs not even top 20?
 

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They have cap issues. It’s intensified because Rohan is on pretty good coin, resulting from keeping him in Sydney a couple of years back.
Personally I'd love to keep him at the Swans if we could recruit someone else with speed so that Gary just adds to our speed rather than is the one. Seeing him go to another team makes me think he will add speed to them and suddenly we are a bit slow against that type of opposition.


However, to your point. I didn't really consider their cap issues so very interesting how that plays out
 

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Like I do with all our players, I hope the club works for the best interest of Gary Rohan, particularly after the year he's had. A trade to Geelong is obviously the best looking option, but if Gary and the club both believe it's better that he stays, then I'm OK with that too.

What I would NOT be happy about is if he stays and Longmire continues to gift him games at AFL level.
 

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Look at number 7 on this list. The next week in the GF he started at CHF, had a poor game, and has barely been in the backline since.

If he stays with us, surely playing him off the backline must be tried again. Would enable us to have pace while using Jones and Mills in the midfield.
Sorry to raise this but the Horse game plan does not put a priority on pace off the half back line. Quite the reverse figuratively and literally. Another career blighted by being played out of position. Aliir was kept out the firsts because of his irresponsible propensity to play on after marking. Threw the whole system out dont you know.
 

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Poor old gaz is on Instagram this arvo making his feelings known about his impending move. Not happy about it. Kind of wish Harley/the club didn’t feel the need to bullshit about it: charitably, they think they’re being kind, but being incredibly patronising in the process; uncharitably, they’re incompetent at brand damage control.
 

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Disappointed would be an understatement if he stays. After 4 years of distinct and undeniable frustration, a new club is best for everyone.
Amen to that. Good when he's good but too often goes missing either through injury or big-game choke. Lovely bloke but we need to unclog our list. Good luck at the Cattery.
 

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Poor old gaz is on Instagram this arvo making his feelings known about his impending move. Not happy about it. Kind of wish Harley/the club didn’t feel the need to bullshit about it: charitably, they think they’re being kind, but being incredibly patronising in the process; uncharitably, they’re incompetent at brand damage control.
I mean I'm glad Rohan is going (for him, the club, and me - god he annoyed me) but this is the kind of thing that highlights the inequity in perception between players and clubs breaking contracts. When a player wants to leave before a contract ends, it's a sign that loyalty in football is dead. When a club wants to trade a player before a contract ends, they dress it up as the best thing for the club and nobody cares.

And Harley's political, media-trained way of speaking is god-awful.
 
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Amen to that. Good when he's good but too often goes missing either through injury or big-game choke. Lovely bloke but we need to unclog our list. Good luck at the Cattery.
Sad to see him go . He has saved us numerous times in crucial games. But he is a lazy footballer, camping out on the wing waiting for stuff to happen, to use his pace, sorry not on!
 

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Two conflicting instagram activities in one day..this is too much!! People must be going insane, over analysing a picture of his dog as a sign he's staying at the swans, when the trade period hasn't even started!
He’s saying he’s not leaving of his own volition: the club has instigated the move.

My understanding is he’s not particularly thrilled, which is fair enough if you’re contracted i think.
 

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If he stays he won't play seniors with us again, unless he backs himself in and goes on a new contract. The contract should be half the current salary with performance based incentives.
What possible factor could his contract have in determining whether he plays seniors or not? That is just a ridiculous post!
 
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