Is Gary Rohan the worst finals player of all time?

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Superstar swan

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I remember at a swans v cats game at gmhba in 2019, I was right behind the goals and could clearly hear rampe calling Rohan a “weak c###” and the swans were very clearly trying to get into his head. Seemed a little different than most ex team mates and I think the swans thought it would affect him more than most
 

TedDougChris

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In an interview shortly after Garry was traded to Geelong Chris Scott alluded to the fact he thought that Longmire and the Swans weren't getting the best out of him because they didn't play him in the right positions.

I'm not sure what Scott has done differently but it doesn't seem to have changed much.
Reverse cowgirl with the fitness staff ?? Is that what you mean ??
 

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People bag Leon Davis for his finals performances but he was actually a very good player. Rohan is just sh*t.
 

Mofra

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Higgins in 5 seconds coming on does what Rohan does in 3 quarters
Actually, if you check the stats Rohan had -6m gained at halftime last week meaning that Higgins performed better int he first half despite being the non-activated medical sub
 

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Actually, if you check the stats Rohan had -6m gained at halftime last week meaning that Higgins performed better int he first half despite being the non-activated medical sub
A statue of Rohan would also have been more effective out on the field. Would have made the dees players have to run around it at least, rather than Rohan jumping out of the way.
 

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Best individual quarter in a final (2010-now)
YearFinalQtrPlayerOppositionAFL Player Ratings
2021PF3Max Gawn (Melb)Geelong16.7
2015SF1Luke Hodge (Haw)Adelaide16.4
2017PF2Paul Seedsman (Adel)Geelong15.9
2014PF3Gary Rohan (Syd)North Melb15.5
2014PF3Jarryd Roughead (Haw)Port Adelaide15.5
yeah that’s vs Noof

doesn’t count
 

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Best individual quarter in a final (2010-now)
YearFinalQtrPlayerOppositionAFL Player Ratings
2021PF3Max Gawn (Melb)Geelong16.7
2015SF1Luke Hodge (Haw)Adelaide16.4
2017PF2Paul Seedsman (Adel)Geelong15.9
2014PF3Gary Rohan (Syd)North Melb15.5
2014PF3Jarryd Roughead (Haw)Port Adelaide15.5
Is there a "worst" equivalent?
 

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The Dougster

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Happy to be blasphemous. Coaches from yesteryear were often glorified mascots given that the tactics of a few decades ago was basically "get the ball and kick it forward as far as you can".
And again... You're a Sydney supporter. You are not supposed to know anything about football.

Ask the Horse about Denis
 

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Best individual quarter in a final (2010-now)
YearFinalQtrPlayerOppositionAFL Player Ratings
2021PF3Max Gawn (Melb)Geelong16.7
2015SF1Luke Hodge (Haw)Adelaide16.4
2017PF2Paul Seedsman (Adel)Geelong15.9
2014PF3Gary Rohan (Syd)North Melb15.5
2014PF3Jarryd Roughead (Haw)Port Adelaide15.5
Which backs up the "only plays well when the team is winning" notion.
 

Ricky Vaughn

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Best individual quarter in a final (2010-now)
YearFinalQtrPlayerOppositionAFL Player Ratings
2021PF3Max Gawn (Melb)Geelong16.7
2015SF1Luke Hodge (Haw)Adelaide16.4
2017PF2Paul Seedsman (Adel)Geelong15.9
2014PF3Gary Rohan (Syd)North Melb15.5
2014PF3Jarryd Roughead (Haw)Port Adelaide15.5
Proves how absolutely cooked the AFL Player Ratings are.

Gawn was only OK in the 3rd.
 

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Sheedy, Hafey, Barassi, Kennedy, Parkin and many more would’ve said the exact same thing.

footy is a brutal game
You may have ommitted one of the toughest SoBs from that era...Snr Sergeant Allan Jeans. Controlled venom.

Im sure you are familiar with the Peter McKenna interview of he and Tommy after the Bruns Matthews disagreement. Seething. Macca did well to not wet himself. The Captain Blood wanders in with his bucket sized hands and baskets of goodies to sooth over the high tension.
 

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Good points well made. I suppose it come down to him being such an eye catching player, that he comes across as having attributes of speed, a good pair of hands and a beautiful kick, that it just seems incredible for him to have games where he has virtually zero impact. Plus of course neutrals are much more likely to be watching, or at least taking notice of him in finals than in H&A games not involving their own team.
If he had brown hair the time we spend talking about him would be about 5% of what it is now IMO
 

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I don’t get Rohan at all. He has all the attributes required yet can’t get near it.

If I could run that fast, jump that high, mark that well, kick beautifully I would be a great of the game.

Does the ground swallow him up and hide him? The red hair should also stand out but I can never find him.
 

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Best individual quarter in a final (2010-now)
YearFinalQtrPlayerOppositionAFL Player Ratings
2021PF3Max Gawn (Melb)Geelong16.7
2015SF1Luke Hodge (Haw)Adelaide16.4
2017PF2Paul Seedsman (Adel)Geelong15.9
2014PF3Gary Rohan (Syd)North Melb15.5
2014PF3Jarryd Roughead (Haw)Port Adelaide15.5
And then he followed that up with a classic performance in the 2014 GF. The penultimate moment was when he laced out Hodge when kicking in, giving Hodge the chance to put away his second goal and ending the game then and there.
 

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