McGovern signed one-year extension at start of 2016

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  1. Scorpus

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    Mitch McGovern has signed a one-year extension that sees him at the club until the end of 2017

    http://www.afc.com.au/adelaidecrows/news/2016-03-03/mcgovern-earns-extension

    Clearly the club sees something in him, and although he wasn't particularly great during the NAB Challenge, I think he does have the skills to be a decent AFL player with some more development time put into him.
     
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    Great news, interesting to see if he can snag a spot in the last NAB game. Played the first 2 games so he must be at least inside the top 30 or so players from a power ranking perspective.
     
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    Good signing - really like what he has to offer
     
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    is this another one of those options....
     
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    I see him as being a similar player to Jay Schulz, it took Schulz until he was 25 to kick more than 20 goals in a season.
     
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    Good stuff, kid has potential.
     
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    Good to hear. Hopefully he (and Dear) can stay injury free this year and really year it up in the SANFL.
     
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    This will give us more leverage when we trade him and a pick for Lachie Neale
     
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    A bit unsure about where McGovern fits into the side. He is not really KPF height. He looks to have some good skills, but limited tank. Would love to see him buld the tank and be a player like Lynch.

    Happy he has signed on though. Can never have too many skillfull players.
     
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    He is the kind of player with X-factor that I can see rising to the level required for AFL. Expect to see some good things from him in the future. Good signing.
     
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    Exciting player. Needs to get some consistency at SANFL level and push for a senior spot this year. Got some special skills happy to have him signed up.
     
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    TBF though Schulz was played a lot in defence for the Tiges.

    He's an awkward height but he has skills. Will be interesting to see how he develops.
     
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    Insurance in the event Jenkins doesn't re-sign?
     
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    Why would you bring up an issue that is not there. I haven't heard any rumblings about Jenkins want to leave.
     
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    He looks more like a backup to lynch..
     
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    Took Jeremy a while to hit his straps so I'm happy to give Mitch a chance to show that he can do it too.
     
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    I was Meh with the signing of Brodie Smith ......but genuinely excited by McGoverns signing ......but why only one year?
     
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    Probably because he hasn't played a single AFL game yet
     
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    I think he ends up a better footballers version of Henderson .... Can play forward but also in other parts of the ground once he develops his fitness and confidence in his body
     
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    I wasn't going to say anything but since mcgovern's topical....

    I know a lot of people had their gripes about the commentary from the weekend, on the whole they didn't bother me much but I was a bit annoyed at the jizzing over taberner compared to mcgovern. Taberner has been in the system for 4 years, played 30 games in the seniors, got 9 possessions and 5 marks. Considering Mcgovern has been in the system for 1 year, was his second game playing with our top group, got 5 possesions and 3 marks, I thought all in all he was the higher acheiver, plus he's a local, I thought they could have spent a bit more time on him. Well, anyways......


    Also, since Jenkins signing is topical, I'll add my thoughts.....

    I can vaguely recall, around the time jenkins got the #4 jumper he made some comments along the lines of it was a pretty dirty thing to abandon the team mates like he did (Tippett). Jenkins would have known him less well than a lot of the other guys at that stage but seemed to be dirtier on him leaving. It would be a pretty big turnaround for a bloke that was dirty on another bloke for leaving for money, to then turn around and leave for money. We'd have to treat him pretty bad for him to leave, it would be our own fault or there's no way he's leaving.
     
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    Is there a legit reason Neale's name keeps bobbing up around here?

    Congrats to McGovern. Reports are he's had an excellent preseason. 4 goals in the trial isn't too shabby either.
     
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    Did he? odd thing for someone who left Essendon to come to the crows to say.
     
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    Bit different though, didn't he come from the essendon rookie list, the crows offered him a primary list, so of course he was going to take it? If not he wasn't on the rookie list he certainly wasn't getting a game.
     
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    He was on the rookie list at Essendon and we offered him a place on the senior list. Essendon didn't want to upgrade him so they 'traded' him to us.
     
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