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Opposition players you like or respect?

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  1. Obeanie1

    Obeanie1 Brownlow Medallist

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    So who do you really like or respect from opposition teams?

    And why?

    For me one is Bontempelli from the Dogs. - good fair player who is consistent. Doesnt get caught up in the niggle or sledging.

    Pendlebury is another for similar reasons.

    Also like Majak Daw as he can take a big mark, is a beast and came from a non traditional AFL background.
     
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  2. VineyToClark

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  3. Isaac Cumming No 1

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    For me it's Nathan Jones.

    It goes back to round 22 2015 and round 1 2016. We lost both games and went in strong favourites against a Demons side that wasn't rated. He dominated inside around the clearances on both games.

    Maybe just a very tough mid showing the advantage of maturity over mostly talented youngsters, but he seemed the driving force in both those wins for the Demons.

    I was relieved in 2017 that it was his first game back after a long injury lay-off.
     
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  4. Joey JoJo Jr Shabadoo

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    Joel Selwood. Absolute superstar, hard as a cats head.
     
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    Liam Picken

    Never die wondering ...
     
  6. TigerTime_89

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    Great Leader, Great Player. Also has a level of humbleness about him too. Get in, get out type of attitude. Was glad that he got to win a premiership as a captain.
     
  7. Morning_Fog

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    Robby Grey

    Gun player. Upstanding citizen. Great clubman. Wasn’t drafted as a top pick, so showed he could realy work at it and show resilience.

    Will go down as Port Adelaide best player ever
     
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    ;)Big call on best player ever surely, otherwise fair enough. I'm no Port fan but I'm old enough to remember Russell Ebert and Craig Bradley for starters. I'm sure Port fans could go further.
     
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    +1 this. Honestly think if he hadn't had injury problems in his career and played for a Victorian team could've been as good as GAJ
     
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    I have so many


    Kennedy (WCE) - just gets the job done without any wank affair that comes with so many great FFs
    Franklin - simply amazing
    Nathan Jones - just hard at it without ducking bullshit
    McGovern and Rance - just dominate at CHB
    GAblett - obviously off the boil now but gave a decade of excitement
     
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    AFL

    By the time he is finished.
     

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    Nat Fyfe, just love the man.
     
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    Buddy
     
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  16. AFDogs

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    I respect almost all AFL players. They're courageous, tough and most play the game in good spirit.

    I really admire the way Jeremy McGovern goes about it. If I could pick any player I'd like to play the same as, it'd be him.

    Hard to look past guys like Dangerfield, Fyfe, Sloane & Cal Ward either.
     
  17. Deliverance

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    P Cripps. Busts his ass week in and week out for that rabble. Never cracks the shits, never gives up and takes a battering.
     
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    Nathan Jones. Stuck with Melbourne through all sorts of crap. Yes he'd have been paid well but, as we've seen with Gold Coast, that's not enough to keep most players around through the bad times if they can go elsewhere. That sort of loyalty is rare in the era of free agency.
     
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    I like the look of Ed Richards too, but it's early
     
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    Always loved Matthew Lappin - always got the job done against bigger players.

    Nick Reidwoldt - hard to not respect him

    Joel Bowden - was a great leader


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    I wasn't overly fond of him but you just have to respect Pavlich for resisting the allure home and sticking with a club like Fremantle for his entire career.
     
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    Nat Fyfe is awesome
     
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    Priddis, saw the Brownlow medalist in him years before he won it.

    Ablett, Kennedy (wce)
     
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