Training Preseason

TheMase

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Think Ling will be a bust

Unfortunately body doesn’t hold up
Perhaps. At least it hasn’t been a lot of soft tissue injuries which would suggest that.

It started with him stubbing his toe into the ground. I think that was followed by achillies perhaps due to weakness there post rest on his toe.

Hopefully he can have a slow build into a successful preseason and can show us what he has next year.
 
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I'm not into Fantasy Footy but if I was I'd be putting Dawson in my team. So disappointed with Taylor and Amartey. They get the opportunity and take up a list spot and clearly, if they turn up to preseason in this condition, they aren't dedicated enough to make it at this level.
 

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How long does it take a broken toe to heal ? Sometime I wonder if players might have an injury that's too sensitive to discuss publicly, like a torn scrotum, an infestation of pubic lice or an anal fissure. I had a mate who had a huge boil on his butt which needed lancing in hospital. He was a good looking young guy and the nurses were changing his dressing several times a day.
Ling is over his foot injury. He's now recovering from his rare calf/achilles problem.
 

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Oh no not achilles :(
Fortunately, it's not the actual achilles. It's low down on the calf and I think it's the opposite leg to his foot injury. It's a very rare condition that the club doctors didn't know much about. It is hereditary and a couple of his family members have the same condition. Don't know the name but I believe it's treatable. The club have a very high opinion of Ling are are going to persist with him.
 

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Dawson with the 2km win
Hopefully, this leads to Dawson The Dashing securing extended wing action RM.

Yet more reasons pointing towards Club Bloods Rebirth, and a sense of smiting for those orange oafs over the bridge come 2020!
2020 take down of Cameron and his team turnip!

Bisch Bash Bosch Bloods Back In Biz!

Onwards to victory!
 

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Pretty sure recent retirements and delistings will see Franklin line up next year as the last man standing from the 2004 draft. The most enduring Swans signing that year was deep in the rookie draft: Heath Grundy.
And to think he still has three more seasons to go. He really is a freak of an athlete.
 

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The thing is when Buddy is fit he was still super damaging this year. Always took him 2 or 3 games to find fitness but when he did he started kicking good bags of goals, before getting injured again.
 

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Both Buddy and Naismith were massive outs this year.. With a little bit of luck regarding injury, we could go a long way in 2020.
McVeigh, Grundy, Smith, Jack, hardly played - so their retirements won't affect us
Lost Jones - Not a huge loss
Traded in well - without a superstar
young crew all a year older, stronger, more experienced
we may see a few debutants - Ling, Foot, McInerny, p5, later picks

I can see an elimination final at the SCG
 

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Both Buddy and Naismith were massive outs this year.. With a little bit of luck regarding injury, we could go a long way in 2020.
McVeigh, Grundy, Smith, Jack, hardly played - so their retirements won't affect us
Lost Jones - Not a huge loss
Traded in well - without a superstar
young crew all a year older, stronger, more experienced
we may see a few debutants - Ling, Foot, McInerny, p5, later picks

I can see an elimination final at the SCG
hope it goes better than our last one!
 

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Pretty sure recent retirements and delistings will see Franklin line up next year as the last man standing from the 2004 draft. The most enduring Swans signing that year was deep in the rookie draft: Heath Grundy.
That is correct, Lynden Dunn was the other last one standing.

David Mundy and Heath Shaw from the 2003 draft are still kicking around. I think the only other longer-serving players are Kade Simpson (2002), Gary Ablett Jnr (2001) and Shaun Burgoyne (2000)
 

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Kidding, right?
Swans website's player list is off-air right now (possibly being updated with new headshots etc). Anyone got a current list?
 

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Swans website's player list is off-air right now (possibly being updated with new headshots etc). Anyone got a current list?
I copied this off their website - have I got all the retired/delisted?
GamesGoals
NoPlayer NameHtWtDoBDebutRecruited From2019Career2019Career
0Darcy Cameron20510318.07.95Rd 18,2018North Albany (WA)/Claremont (WAFL)0100
0Zak Jones1818015.03.95Rd 14,2014Mt Eliza (Vic)/Dandenong U181790323
1James Rose1869016.04.96Rd 21,2015Scotch College, Adelaide (SA)/Sturt (SANFL)51427
2Daniel Menzel1888913.09.91 Golden Grove (SA)/Central District (SANFL)/Geelong7807143
3Jarrad McVeigh1848107.04.85Rd 1,2004Pennant Hills (NSW)/NSW-ACT U1863251201
4Ryan Clarke1868517.06.97Rowville (Vic)/Melb Grammar (Vic)/Eastern U18/North Melb145419
5Isaac Heeney1868405.05.96Rd 1,2015Cardiff (NSW)2210226105
6Jackson Thurlow1908428.03.94Launceston (Tas)/Geelong955011
7Harry Cunningham1817806.12.93Rd 1,2012Turvey Park (NSW)/NSW-ACT U18/Wagga (NSW)9113048
8James Rowbottom1867819.09.00Camberwell (Vic)/St Kevin's College (Vic)/Oakleigh U18121244
9Will Hayward1878426.10.98Rd 2,2017Walkerville (SA)/North Adelaide (SANFL)13531262
11Tom Papley1787613.07.96Rd 1,2016Bunyip (Vic)/Gippsland U18228237120
12Josh P. Kennedy1899720.06.88Rd 9,2008East Sandr (Vic)/Xavier Coll (Vic)/Sandr U18/Hawthorn192467148
13Oliver Florent1858122.07.98Rd 1,2017Beaumaris (Vic)/Mentone GS (Vic)/Sandringham U182153619
14Callum Mills1898302.04.97Rd 1,2016North Shore (NSW)227713
15Kieren Jack1788228.06.87Rd 6,2007Pennant Hills (NSW)/NSW-ACT U1882564166
16Zac Foot1817324.12.00Langwarrin (Vic)/Elizabeth Murdoch College (Vic)/Dande U180000
18Callum Sinclair2009623.09.89Rd 2,2013Beaumaris (Vic)/Port Melb (VFL)/Subiaco (WAFL)/WCE14101559
19Matthew Ling1847921.04.99St Mary's (Vic)/Geelong U180000
20Sam Reid19610027.12.91Rd 22,2010Wangaratta Rovers (Vic)/Murray U182214328154
21Jack Maibaum1949127.03.98 Knox (Vic)/Melbourne Grammar School (Vic)/Eastern U180000
22Nick Blakey1958027.02.00University of NSW-Eastern Suburbs (NSW)21211919
23Lance Franklin19910530.01.87Rd 1,2005Dowerin (WA)/Perth (WAFL)/Hawthorn1030027944
24Dane Rampe1878802.06.90Rd 1,2013Eastern Suburbs (NSW)/University of NSW (NSW)2115906
25Ben Ronke1837618.12.97Rd 6,2018St Bernard's (Vic)/Calder U181331933
26Luke Parker1838725.10.92Rd 8,2011Langwarrin (Vic)/Dandenong U182219513155
27Justin McInerney1877318.08.00Banyule (Vic)/Marcellin College (Vic)/Northern U181100
29George Hewett1878429.12.95Rd 1,2016Broughton-Mundoora (SA)/North Adelaide (SANFL)2293131
30Tom McCartin1938930.12.99St Joseph's (Vic)/St Joseph's, Geel (Vic)/Geel Gram (Vic)/Geel U1819341119
33Ryley Stoddart1867315.10.99Rd 10,2018Blackburn (Vic)/Eastern U182401
34Jordan Dawson1928609.04.97Rd 3,2017Robe (SA)/Sturt (SANFL)20251519
35Sam Naismith20610816.07.92Rd 23,2014North Shore (NSW)02803
36Aliir Aliir1959705.09.94Rd 6,2016Aspley (Qld)/East Fremantle (WAFL)225012
38Colin O'Riordan1878712.10.95Rd 17,2018County Tipperary (Ireland)121511
39Heath Grundy19210302.06.86Rd 16,2006Modbury (SA)/Norwood (SANFL)1256024
40Nick Smith1838212.06.88Rd 5,2008Ashburton United (Vic)/Scotch Coll (Vic)/Oakleigh U180211010
42Robbie Fox1868616.04.93Rd 2,2017Burnie Dockers (Tas)/Coburg Lions (VFL)112438
43Lewis Melican1959804.11.96Rd 5,2017Birregurra (Vic)/Geelong U18173701
44Jake Lloyd1817920.09.93Rd 5,2014Horsham Demons (Vic)/North Ballarat U1822137329
28Durak Tucker1898209.02.00 Bunbury (WA)/Peel Thunder (WAFL)0000
31Harry Reynolds1897411.10.00St Kilda City (Vic)/Brighton Grammar (Vic)/Sandringham U180000
32James Bell1838110.02.99University of NSW-Eastern Suburbs (NSW)2211
41Hayden McLean1979320.01.99Beaumaris (Vic)/St Bede's Coll (Vic)/ Sand U18/Sand (VFL)4400
45Sam Wicks1817314.09.99Manly-Warringah (NSW)/Sydney (NEAFL)0000
46Joel Amartey1979602.09.99Beaumaris (Vic)/Mentone Gram (Vic)/Sandringham U180000
47Toby Pink1959011.08.98 Tantanoola (SA)/Glenelg (SANFL)0000
48Michael Knoll20510327.02.93Box Hill Hawks (VFL)/Vermont (Vic)/South Adelaide (SANFL)0000
49Cody Hirst1807219.01.00 Lilydale (Vic)/Eastern Ranges U180000
 

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Kidding, right?
I copied this off their website - have I got all the retired/delisted?
GamesGoals
NoPlayer NameHtWtDoBDebutRecruited From2019Career2019Career
0Darcy Cameron20510318.07.95Rd 18,2018North Albany (WA)/Claremont (WAFL)0100
0Zak Jones1818015.03.95Rd 14,2014Mt Eliza (Vic)/Dandenong U181790323
1James Rose1869016.04.96Rd 21,2015Scotch College, Adelaide (SA)/Sturt (SANFL)51427
2Daniel Menzel1888913.09.91Golden Grove (SA)/Central District (SANFL)/Geelong7807143
3Jarrad McVeigh1848107.04.85Rd 1,2004Pennant Hills (NSW)/NSW-ACT U1863251201
4Ryan Clarke1868517.06.97Rowville (Vic)/Melb Grammar (Vic)/Eastern U18/North Melb145419
5Isaac Heeney1868405.05.96Rd 1,2015Cardiff (NSW)2210226105
6Jackson Thurlow1908428.03.94Launceston (Tas)/Geelong955011
7Harry Cunningham1817806.12.93Rd 1,2012Turvey Park (NSW)/NSW-ACT U18/Wagga (NSW)9113048
8James Rowbottom1867819.09.00Camberwell (Vic)/St Kevin's College (Vic)/Oakleigh U18121244
9Will Hayward1878426.10.98Rd 2,2017Walkerville (SA)/North Adelaide (SANFL)13531262
11Tom Papley1787613.07.96Rd 1,2016Bunyip (Vic)/Gippsland U18228237120
12Josh P. Kennedy1899720.06.88Rd 9,2008East Sandr (Vic)/Xavier Coll (Vic)/Sandr U18/Hawthorn192467148
13Oliver Florent1858122.07.98Rd 1,2017Beaumaris (Vic)/Mentone GS (Vic)/Sandringham U182153619
14Callum Mills1898302.04.97Rd 1,2016North Shore (NSW)227713
15Kieren Jack1788228.06.87Rd 6,2007Pennant Hills (NSW)/NSW-ACT U1882564166
16Zac Foot1817324.12.00Langwarrin (Vic)/Elizabeth Murdoch College (Vic)/Dande U180000
18Callum Sinclair2009623.09.89Rd 2,2013Beaumaris (Vic)/Port Melb (VFL)/Subiaco (WAFL)/WCE14101559
19Matthew Ling1847921.04.99St Mary's (Vic)/Geelong U180000
20Sam Reid19610027.12.91Rd 22,2010Wangaratta Rovers (Vic)/Murray U182214328154
21Jack Maibaum1949127.03.98Knox (Vic)/Melbourne Grammar School (Vic)/Eastern U180000
22Nick Blakey1958027.02.00University of NSW-Eastern Suburbs (NSW)21211919
23Lance Franklin19910530.01.87Rd 1,2005Dowerin (WA)/Perth (WAFL)/Hawthorn1030027944
24Dane Rampe1878802.06.90Rd 1,2013Eastern Suburbs (NSW)/University of NSW (NSW)2115906
25Ben Ronke1837618.12.97Rd 6,2018St Bernard's (Vic)/Calder U181331933
26Luke Parker1838725.10.92Rd 8,2011Langwarrin (Vic)/Dandenong U182219513155
27Justin McInerney1877318.08.00Banyule (Vic)/Marcellin College (Vic)/Northern U181100
29George Hewett1878429.12.95Rd 1,2016Broughton-Mundoora (SA)/North Adelaide (SANFL)2293131
30Tom McCartin1938930.12.99St Joseph's (Vic)/St Joseph's, Geel (Vic)/Geel Gram (Vic)/Geel U1819341119
33Ryley Stoddart1867315.10.99Rd 10,2018Blackburn (Vic)/Eastern U182401
34Jordan Dawson1928609.04.97Rd 3,2017Robe (SA)/Sturt (SANFL)20251519
35Sam Naismith20610816.07.92Rd 23,2014North Shore (NSW)02803
36Aliir Aliir1959705.09.94Rd 6,2016Aspley (Qld)/East Fremantle (WAFL)225012
38Colin O'Riordan1878712.10.95Rd 17,2018County Tipperary (Ireland)121511
39Heath Grundy19210302.06.86Rd 16,2006Modbury (SA)/Norwood (SANFL)1256024
40Nick Smith1838212.06.88Rd 5,2008Ashburton United (Vic)/Scotch Coll (Vic)/Oakleigh U180211010
42Robbie Fox1868616.04.93Rd 2,2017Burnie Dockers (Tas)/Coburg Lions (VFL)112438
43Lewis Melican1959804.11.96Rd 5,2017Birregurra (Vic)/Geelong U18173701
44Jake Lloyd1817920.09.93Rd 5,2014Horsham Demons (Vic)/North Ballarat U1822137329
28Durak Tucker1898209.02.00Bunbury (WA)/Peel Thunder (WAFL)0000
31Harry Reynolds1897411.10.00St Kilda City (Vic)/Brighton Grammar (Vic)/Sandringham U180000
32James Bell1838110.02.99University of NSW-Eastern Suburbs (NSW)2211
41Hayden McLean1979320.01.99Beaumaris (Vic)/St Bede's Coll (Vic)/ Sand U18/Sand (VFL)4400
45Sam Wicks1817314.09.99Manly-Warringah (NSW)/Sydney (NEAFL)0000
46Joel Amartey1979602.09.99Beaumaris (Vic)/Mentone Gram (Vic)/Sandringham U180000
47Toby Pink1959011.08.98Tantanoola (SA)/Glenelg (SANFL)0000
48Michael Knoll20510327.02.93Box Hill Hawks (VFL)/Vermont (Vic)/South Adelaide (SANFL)0000
49Cody Hirst1807219.01.00Lilydale (Vic)/Eastern Ranges U180000
Thanks so much!

Wow, quite the clean-out.

Whole bunch of fresh faces for me to get to know.
 

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