Moved Thread Neutral fans: Hawkins or Riewoldt?

Neutral fans: Who’s the better player over the course of their 16 seasons

  • Tom Hawkins

    Votes: 200 69.2%
  • Jack Riewoldt

    Votes: 89 30.8%

  • Total voters
    289

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PhatBoy

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Not trying to start an argument - I’m fairly neutral on the subject, natural bias would probably make me choose Tom but there are multiple arguments you can make the other way.

Just prompted by a comment in the Hawkins 700 goals thread
 

Arr0w

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Both have been brilliant, very difficult to split. Even if you swapped both players, Tom a Tiger and Jack a Cat
 

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HairyO

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Tom was brilliant in a Grand Final, Nick had the smother. So Tom wins.

Jack I dont think is as good as either. But isnt that far off.
 

Ice-Wolf

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Tom Hawkins is a cheating sack of s**t so Riewoldt wins by default.
 

Alesana

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Hawkins. Reiwoldt's Colemans tend to make him over-rated as strange as that sounds - he has two of the three lowest number of goals for a Coleman medal in the last 50 years. (excluding covid 2020).
 

PhatBoy

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You haven't seen much footy if you think a 3 goal game is a all time great grand final performance


Do people think Mooney’s 5 in a grand final was an all time great performance? I sure don’t. Why is Jack’s in an absolute smashing in 2019 any different?
 

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STPer18

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You haven't seen much footy if you think a 3 goal game is a all time great grand final performance
It takes a special kind of one-eyed nuffie to claim Hawkins' performance in the 2011 GF was anything other than phenomenal. Especially so when you consider Podsiadly was subbed out half-way during the 2nd quarter and he was playing a lone hand. Watch more football.
 

Captain_Bender

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It takes a special kind of one-eyed nuffie to claim Hawkins' performance in the 2011 GF was anything other than phenomenal. Especially so when you consider Podsiadly was subbed out half-way during the 2nd quarter and he was playing a lone hand. Watch more football.
A good game but not a great one, you really are insecure over this fact aren't you?
 

juss

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Hawkins. Reiwoldt's Colemans tend to make him over-rated as strange as that sounds - he has two of the three lowest number of goals for a Coleman medal in the last 50 years. (excluding covid 2020).
Didn't he still have to kick more goals than any other player in those years to win them though?

A Coleman is a Coleman, even with a lower tally he still had to be beat everyone else in the league.
 

STPer18

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A good game but not a great one, you really are insecure over this fact aren't you?
Just love how your disdain over a footy club can make you seethe so much that you can't acknowledge a great performance when you see one. That was one for the ages, and you know it. :grinv1:
 

Captain_Bender

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Just love how your disdain over a footy club can make you seethe so much that you can't acknowledge a great performance when you see one. That was one for the ages, and you know it. :grinv1:
It was a good performance, but Jack was just better, I know Richmond's dominance of Geelong in games that matter may hurt, but you're just going to deal with it