Opinion Round 1 Changes vs. Geelong

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  1. rgauci

    rgauci Norm Smith Medallist

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    Sutcliffe and Spurr have traditionally been good kicks until last year.
     
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  2. Lach72

    Lach72 Bam!

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    Sep 30, 2005
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    Sutcliffe has been ordinary since 2013
     
  3. Wally Walpamur

    Wally Walpamur Premium Gold

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    Sep 23, 2016
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    We're not exactly flush for options though
     
  4. Lach72

    Lach72 Bam!

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    No we're not but as soon as they're ready, you'd be looking for Pearce, Nyhuis, Ryan and Logue to fill those spots
     
  5. Freomaniac

    Freomaniac Brownlow Medallist

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    I wont debate about Dawson being a turnover merchant.

    Sutcliffe and Spurr I would debate about being turnover merchants
     
  6. Banker

    Banker Club Legend

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    Whichever captain voted for Jabe Watson to win the brown low must be taking the piss or mentally challenged.

    Fyfe looks in prime condition apart from his kicking so far.
     
  7. Freomaniac

    Freomaniac Brownlow Medallist

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    Sutcliffe is a Role player in our 22.

    He was pick 71 in the 2011 draft, you expected a superstar with that pick?
     
  8. Freo

    Freo Club Legend

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    Aug 20, 2009
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    Agree that Spurr and particularly Sutty are turn-over merchants, but Hamling Is a very decent kick of the Sherrin.
     
  9. Notorious_29

    Notorious_29 Norm Smith Medallist

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    Mar 17, 2008
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    'Oridinary' is being generous.
     
  10. free at last

    free at last Norm Smith Medallist

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    It is pretty putrid when you have a good look at it.....It must be the slowest back six in the AFL too....
     
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  11. Righteo

    Righteo Purple Campaigner

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  12. Frigate

    Frigate Club Legend

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    Jun 17, 2007
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    From Available
    Centre Midfield: 1. Neale 2. Hill 3. Fyfe (FF) 4. Mundy (HB) 5. Blakely (OI) - rising magnet | 5 players
    Outside Midfield :1. Hill (HF) 2. Weller (CM) 3. D Pearce 4. Langdon (HF)(FP) |9 players
    Rucks : 1.Sandi (KPF) 2. Griffen (KPF) | 11 players
    Forward line : 1. McCarthy 2. Walters 3. Kersten 4.Crozier (HB) | 15 players
    Key Defence line : 1.Johnson, 2.Hamling, 3.Dawson | 18. players
    General Defence : Spurr, Ibbotson, Sutcliffe | 21 players

    That is my 21, so from that we select from :
    Tucker, Sheridan, Hughes, Suban, Collins (7)

    Missing : Injury in my order of importance if 100% fit : Bennell, A Pearce, Ballantyne (who would shove out people) then we have Apeness and Clarke.

    I am not convinced on Kersten, and he would be my first omission, he looks set to continue his 1 goal average, but I would love to see him improve on that. He is tall enough, but I would take Apeness without blinking. That is the point, we can't. Same, I would take Alex Pearce in a heartbeat, but we can't next best IS Dawson. When Bennell comes in, it will change everything. I used to watch GC games, just to watch him play.
     
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  13. SHill Shall

    SHill Shall All Australian

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    I personally have Tucker ahead of all but Billy in your outside midfield line and all but Spurr in your general defence line. He's got a fast rising possession count and distributes really solidly.
     
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  14. Freomaniac

    Freomaniac Brownlow Medallist

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    I am curious on how Bennell will perform once fully fit. Really keen on him to kick 20-30 goals of a forward flank.

    Apeness brought something to the table last year. Oh and As good as Neale is as a Ball magnet, His best ever game was in a derby when he got 39 disposals and 3 goals.
     
  15. blue shark

    blue shark Club Legend

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    Aug 15, 2009
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    I'm hoping that now Lachie doesn't have to lead the midfield he can even get better, have more time to ensure his
    disposals are cleaner, no more quick kicks out of congestion without looking.
    Ideally you would want more inside mids getting the ball into the hands of our outside types in Hills, Weller, Langdon,
    and for them to break the lines.
     
  16. Freomaniac

    Freomaniac Brownlow Medallist

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    Neale is easily one of our better inside mids in the team. My biggest fear is potentially he might be our sole Gun inside mid coming into 2018. Freo could easily lose Mundy to retirement and Fyfe to Free agency this season. That's the equivalent of Eagles losing Judd and Cousins back in 2007.
     
  17. scon

    scon Brownlow Medallist

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    What you need is a cup of tea,a Bex and a good lie down.
     
  18. nurries

    nurries Premiership Player

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    Yeh Nah
    If we do lose Fyfe it won't be for nothing WC got Kennedy for Judd ++
     
  19. TheInjuryFactory

    TheInjuryFactory Club Legend

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    Aug 25, 2011
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    Had to be Heppell. Same bloke actually said yes to taking part in this photo so he must be bloody deranged. :drunk:

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  20. Banker

    Banker Club Legend

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    May 17, 2014
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    This is super embarrassing.

    Are you even allowed to vote for someone from your team?
     
  21. mike91

    mike91 Norm Smith Medallist

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    Mar 13, 2011
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    At an absolute minimum Mundy still has 2 years. People forget just how good Mundy is.
     
  22. Carl Hooper

    Carl Hooper Premiership Player

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    Apr 1, 2007
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    Relax, wit the general aka johnson back there that backline becomes a lot more solid. Get a pearce back in there, piss dawson off and its lookin real good.
     
  23. Freomaniac

    Freomaniac Brownlow Medallist

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    Guy turns 32 in july. More than happy to play on in 2018
     
  24. Righteo

    Righteo Purple Campaigner

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    Apr 7, 2010
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    We're going to need to mark everything because once it hits the deck we're in trouble.
     
  25. Kram

    Kram I'll brik u

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    May 2, 2007
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    Need to draft another Roger Hayden, does he have any boys?
     
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