Player Watch Jarryd Blair

Discussion in 'Collingwood' started by DaVe86, Jul 20, 2015.

Put it out there
  1. Merlington

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    OK Blairy

    You arent the most popular man on this board, and I should confess you have on occasions had me asking WTF? with some of the things you have or havent done on game day.

    But at your 150 game milestone I am thinking of the once fairly zippy and reliably determined tackler and the and small guy who was capable of pulling out some handy kicks for goal.

    No matter what anyone here says, you will go to your post football career as a man who donned the Black and White 150 times and has a Premiership medal.

    May whatever else you do with your life be a success and may you and your family be happy (and if you ever have kids which look like being any good can you point them in the direction of the Pies who will be able to get them with a Father Son, thanks to your contribution).

    Thank you, and enjoy the day
     

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  2. surfer1

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    Well said, some posters on this board have no respect for AFL players and what they have achieved.
     
  3. Mukesh

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    Good call....
     
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  4. Baird

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    I think he may be played out of position. I reckon he'd be pretty decent in the midfield (considering he is a midfielder).
     
  5. Merlington

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    I hope they play him as an undersized Doug Barwick style full forward (which I suspect he'd quite enjoy) and he kicks ten
     
  6. Darkyprotector

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    if only some of our stars had his and goldys endeavor and spacial awareness
    maybe then we would win more
     
  7. Gymnorhina tibic

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    Congrats Blairy on your 150
     
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  8. whiskeytown

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    I can see the merit of giving Blair his 150th.... his commitment to the club has earned him that much. Important for players to know that the club will reward them with milestone games.

    The only problem is I can see him having 14 touches, 3 tackles and kicking a goal.... and getting another game a week later over a Kirby, Brown or Daicos.
     
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    The goal is a bonus!
     
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  10. whiskeytown

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    13 touches, 3 tackles and 1.1.... I wasn't far off.... and yes, he will play next week
     
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  11. Saintly Viewed

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    Excellent post.

    He deserves great thanks and appreciation for a career achieved from less natural talent than most.

    Well done Blair.

    And whilst I've never been an advocate I've never ever wanted him not to succeed when playing.
     
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  12. Saintly Viewed

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    Doug Barwick, gee he is a forgotten player in many ways.
    Great kick too.
    Great speed.
    Terrific actually.

    Leigh Matthews loved him in the side.
     
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  13. Chameleon75

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    Strong body, monster kick
     
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    Not just Leigh either. I loved him in the side also.
     
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    They should be creative at Collingwood and have awards for PBs... any sub 180cm player who kicks a goal beyond 55m should get the Dougie Barwick award at years end. Do it.
     
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    That was his point of difference.
    Rreally long kick even on his left foot.

    Very under rated. I forget at times too when thinking about past players.
     
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    You know great idea.
    Great.

    He could roost them. Very accurate too.
    Loved a goal.

    That where he had such strong worth. Beautiful kick.
     
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    Small man with a big heart congratulations Blairy 150 games and a premiership medal is an achievement most of us could only dream about.
     
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    Well done Blairy for your 150 game. Example to others what hard work and a little luck can do
     
  20. Black_White

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    As far as F/S is concerned, we need to pair him with a 6 foot 6 inch woman, and a stepladder.
     
  21. Saintly Viewed

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    What about with Shae?

    IMG_1477.JPG
     
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    And Game of Thrones starts Monday

    :) :) :)
     
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    Congratulations Jaryd Blair.

    May your cards be live and your pots be monsters.. and may your transition from footballer 2017 into civilian 2018 run smoothly.

    Love
    Rodrigo
     
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    I wish he wouldn't slide in to peoples legs. He's given take out someones ACL if he doesn't stop. Thought he was our worst yesterday but oddly enough it wasn't a horrible game from Blair.
     
  25. Black_White

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    Not tall enough.
    We need to produce an average size player, not another midget.




    (Geez I'm gunna get in trouble for using the "m" word.)