News Mackay re-signs for 2021 + Gallucci, Poholke, Crocker delisted

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WaynesWorld19

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Poholke's lack of a tank was his undoing. Couldn't run out of sight on a dark night.
In his U18 year, Poholke had the necessary tools for AFL ....his challenge was to elevate his game from a willing support midfielder to the teams star midfielder ....to becoming the main man in his own right

Poholkes problem was simply between the ears ....he could never get past being a supporting / role player

Frankly, he just didn't "hunt" the ball hard or often enough .....it wasn't fitness
 
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So many problems IMO

No tank
Very slow decision making
Explosive burst was a complete myth
Great hands but too vanilla to play forward
Average disposal
Did you ever watch any of his SANFL midfield games?

Pretty obviously not too much by those comments.

The only one of those you mention on display was his decision making wasn't the best but even that improved considerably in 2019, as for the rest I can only assume you are using his limited AFL minutes as your reference point.

I think Myles' biggest problem was the "self belief" that he belonged at AFL level....that as well as never, ever was he given serious minutes in the midfield to see what he had.
 

dogs105

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Pyke is a *******..

Just another example of a dumbfu** coach overruling the expert that should be making the decisions.

the coaches are unfortunately like our politicians, they are in “3 year terms” mode... selfishly all for the here and now and quick sugar hits and no thought for long term goals

wasnt it Ayres that demanded Mcgregor be taken instead of Pavlich?..

that cost us big time.
No. Carey instead of Pav.
 

Thetrader15

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I would like to think Hamish is on a last chance. He has picked some good roughies but most of his top end picks are yet to deliver. Being wooden spooners 2 years after GF is a major reflection on poor list management.
You do know Hamish is not in charge of list management?

Are the Hawks poor list managers too?

So in 4 years when all Geelong's players retire and they are rubbish, are they poor at list management too?
 

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You do know Hamish is not in charge of list management?

Are the Hawks poor list managers too?

So in 4 years when all Geelong's players retire and they are rubbish, are they poor at list management too?
The 22 under 22 team makes for interesting reading:

2017 we had Matt Crouch and Lever
2018 we had Doedee
2019 we had Milera
2020 we had no one

Sholl, McPherson, Schoenberg and Hamill should all be up there in 2021 IMO.

But yeah that 2016 draft was not good for us.
 

marty36

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The 22 under 22 team makes for interesting reading:

2017 we had Matt Crouch and Lever
2018 we had Doedee
2019 we had Milera
2020 we had no one

Sholl, McPherson, Schoenberg and Hamill should all be up there in 2021 IMO.

But yeah that 2016 draft was not good for us.
Probably explains why we have the worst list in the AFL

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The 22 under 22 team makes for interesting reading:

2017 we had Matt Crouch and Lever
2018 we had Doedee
2019 we had Milera
2020 we had no one

Sholl, McPherson, Schoenberg and Hamill should all be up there in 2021 IMO.

But yeah that 2016 draft was not good for us.
For a poor draft, we did ok to get Himmelberg now that he loooks like he might make it.

1 out of 4 with just 1 pick inside 40 and 2 inside 50 isn't too bad.

You also need a coach to play kids if we want them to show what they can do.
 

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Vhaluus

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The 22 under 22 team makes for interesting reading:

2017 we had Matt Crouch and Lever
2018 we had Doedee
2019 we had Milera
2020 we had no one

Sholl, McPherson, Schoenberg and Hamill should all be up there in 2021 IMO.

But yeah that 2016 draft was not good for us.
Which is interesting because not too long before that we were extremely overrepresented on the best 22 under 22.

For the most part our recruiters were largely the same, so I think responsibility for this has to fall on the coaches, both for the directions they gave the recruiters on what to target and on the development of players that came in.
 

Vhaluus

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Oh sorry

We finished last by percentage only

And our list is ok

No worries

Face facts we have built a crap list and I'm pretty sure we will be around the same next year

Overhaul the list and anyone who had a hand in creating it

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I didn't say our list doesn't have major issues, it does.

But to say North Melbourne are in a better situation is wrong.
 

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The more I think about it, the more I accept that these delistings needed to be done, even gooch.

Our past problem has been not looking at players early enough to make calls on them.

If we keep gooch and play him, it holds up oconnor or gollant or mchenry or worrell or pick 1 and 9 from this year from playing.

We need to get a look at oconnor and mchenry especially, need to make calls on them by the end of next season really. Should get glimpses of gollant and worrell as well.

Even with the potential gooch had, there's a fair chance that oconnor, gollant, mchenry, worrell, pick 1 and 9 all go past him anyhow.
 

Kane McGoodwin

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Then we are equal with the other biggest basket case in the league

Maybe they should get rid of their recruiting department also

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Yawn! Broken record.

How about you go back to the Brouch trade thread to brag about how we are getting pick 2 FA compo...
 

marty36

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Yawn! Broken record.

How about you go back to the Brouch trade thread to brag about how we are getting pick 2 FA compo...
Only quoted kelly who was just blatantly lying

We have kelly who is a shocker hamish who has nfi on how to recruit as we have the worst list

What have we got going for us

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