Rumour James Hird to be appointed head coach if GWS struggles this season

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This one seems to have done the rounds for the last few weeks. Contract discussions are currently on hold between Leon Cameron and the Giants. This is Cameron's 9th year in the top job at GWS for anyone that's wondering.

So they have a win-loss record of 1-2 at the moment and their next three weeks of footy include a trip to Perth to play Fremantle, another away trip to the MCG to play the Dees and a Canberra game against St Kilda. It's probably not unreasonable to suggest they could lose two of those games and potentially all three if things go terribly wrong.

Is a 1-5/2-4 start to the season enough to sack Leon Cameron or is it going to take more than that? And if it that start is enough to sack Cameron, does Hird immediately take over as head coach?
 

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Apart from the experimental drug program he oversaw at Essendon, did anyone actually think he was a particularly good head coach? Would be the worst signing in GWS' history, and that includes Israel Folau (I'm aware Hird is already at GWS in some relatively minor role).
 

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it'll probably happen tbh.

Cameron's like Hinkley. bad list or bad coach.
 

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Doesn't bother me either way if he does (don't think he deserves to be blacklisted for life from a senior coaching job in the AFL game), but I believe there are better qualified candidates around if the Giants finally decide to give Cameron the flick.

The outrage and melts here if Hird did get appointed would be pretty epic 😎 👌
 

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Doesn't bother me either way if he does (don't think he deserves to be blacklisted for life from a senior coaching job in the AFL game), but I believe there are better qualified candidates around if the Giants finally decide to give Cameron the flick.

The outrage and melts here if Hird did get appointed would be pretty epic 😎 👌
Soooo epic.
 

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Does he have a coaching qualification yet?
Has he gone through the different levels to prove his merit ??

Would think after the EFC debacle employing kids in nappies would not be allowed.

Hey Jimmy, maybe some Auskick team might be able to use your extensive coaching skills?

 

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This one seems to have done the rounds for the last few weeks. Contract discussions are currently on hold between Leon Cameron and the Giants. This is Cameron's 9th year in the top job at GWS for anyone that's wondering.

So they have a win-loss record of 1-2 at the moment and their next three weeks of footy include a trip to Perth to play Fremantle, another away trip to the MCG to play the Dees and a Canberra game against St Kilda. It's probably not unreasonable to suggest they could lose two of those games and potentially all three if things go terribly wrong.

Is a 1-5/2-4 start to the season enough to sack Leon Cameron or is it going to take more than that? And if it that start is enough to sack Cameron, does Hird immediately take over as head coach?

It only does the rounds amongst nuff nuffs.

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Apart from the experimental drug program he oversaw at Essendon, did anyone actually think he was a particularly good head coach? Would be the worst signing in GWS' history, and that includes Israel Folau (I'm aware Hird is already at GWS in some relatively minor role).

This is what anyone with half a brain would think about it.

Nothing Hird did as coach would indicate it would be worth taking on the baggage he'd bring in the head coach role.
 

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