Is North Melbourne passing on Logan McDonald going to be the 2021 version of the Bulldogs passing on Buddy for Ryan Griffin

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the Ziebull

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Looked ok and clean when he got it I just hope he plays more in the middle as opposed to the forward flank where the ball will not be
 

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I know it's only his first game and it isn't easy to play well in a drubbing but he didn't show anything that made you think he is worth picking ahead of Logan McDonald.
It was noted in his draft that he is an in and under midfielder only. He doesn't really play in other positions. His skill set is very specialised and if he is not played in that position he is really good at then he is going to struggle.
 

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Yep, a kid straight out of the draft is going to be exactly the same size for his whole career. No 18 year old has ever put muscle and strength on after a few big pre-seasons.....

Delist now.
Midfielders develop far quicker than key forwards. But McDonald has had the better start.

Where they are at in 2 or 3 years who knows. But right now the Swans got a ripper.
 

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So less people can see the grand final? Build a 100k stadium and then it’s time to renegotiate.

We lost more players in the last 10 years than anyone not named GWS. Why should you get rewarded for it?
Does appear that footy is moving towards being a tv product so numbers in crowd less interest to the ruling body.
It would be more the MCC cracking the shits about losing the GF
 

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Mcdonald would have got 0 goals and 3 touches in that north rabble yesterday
Bullshit the kid played for perth in the WAFL the worst wafl side for 30 years and he starred.
Logan is a natural footballer very skilled and athletically gifted as well the full package.
The best wa forward drafted since Darling
 

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Feel sorry for Phillips. Every McDonald performance is just further pressure piled on.

Can't wait to see the DGB v McDonald duels in the future.
 

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Feel sorry for Phillips. Every McDonald performance is just further pressure piled on.

Can't wait to see the DGB v McDonald duels in the future.
Some players just get linked through no fault of their own based on draft position, and they get linked through the entirety of their careers.

Franklin vs Tambling
Natanui vs Watts

and now

McDonald vs Phillps
 

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Some players just get linked through no fault of their own based on draft position, and they get linked through the entirety of their careers.

Franklin vs Tambling
Natanui vs Watts

and now

McDonald vs Phillps
Took a long time for Hodge to shake off the Judd/Ball comparisons. Guess we truly won't know until you compare the ledger when their respective careers are done.
 

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Took a long time for Hodge to shake off the Judd/Ball comparisons. Guess we truly won't know until you compare the ledger when their respective careers are done.
Hodge and Fyfe are two players that didn't even play the first four rounds of their rookie year. They seemed to turn out okay.
 

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Interesting this threads gone quiet.

Logan is going to be a super player... But, think we saw tonight what would happen if he played for North this year with Sydney's ball into the F50 not as good as it's been in the past.
To be fair, in his first 4 games he has almost doubled your teams highest scorer.
 

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Interesting this threads gone quiet.

Logan is going to be a super player... But, think we saw tonight what would happen if he played for North this year with Sydney's ball into the F50 not as good as it's been in the past.
Most threads are purely reactionary here.

Phillips will likely be an exceptional player, plus plays a very different role to Logan. A comparison is a stupid idea.
 

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