Player Watch Rupert Wills

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I'm stoked Wills is getting a gig this week, big unit he is. I dare say he'll run with Cripps which is an exciting opportunity for the young fellow. It's a big gig but I'm quietly confident he'll acquit himself in decent fashion. Not a bad call by Bucks definitely worth a squiz.
 

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Great to see him get a rare opp to show what he can offer. Rare because is clearly seen as 2nd fiddle to Sier who himself is pretty much depth and is still out injured.
May not have the luxury of a "warm up" mediocre game though.
Sier depth . . . really?
 

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Wills is a very talented footballer and I am delighted to see him break through and get another crack. He is a real predator at the stoppage who then gets it out and gives it off quickly. I don't like him being given a tagging role per-se as I think it curtails the strongest part of his game, winning the ball at stoppages.

I have visions of at least once getting to see Wills, Bear and De Goey in the same midfield, absolutely monstering opposition mids, pure carnage.
 

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I loved Ragnar Lothbrok.

And what happened to the greatest of all Vikings?

Went to Valhalla after being tossed in a pit of deadly snakes.
The show went to crap after Ragnar died.
Should have stopped there.
Just "Nordic Lost" now.
 

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So many shows excel as they play out the original concept and then just trail off into drivel, as the TV execs try to squeeze every last cent out of them.

Lost was like this after the second show.
 

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Should be his last Game at AFL level.

Doing nothing against the 1 of the worst teams in the AFL
Dunno, it's his first game in 2 years or something and he was on Cripps. Sure, not a great game but can't make the call on one game. Having said that, I reckon he should have moved to Gold Coast or somewhere during the trades, because we have better.
 

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He's just not good enough.
12 touches today playing as a mid----others wilt tell you he had a negating role....go look at who he was supposed to be negating....his direct opponent almost single handedly defeated us.
There's nothing to like about him as a player....big body they said....well that's proven to be overrated if you cannot use it.
 

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2 years out of the game, go mind Cripps... it's a harsh industry.
Seriously poor decision from a professional sporting organization

Totally unbelievable!

See you later Wills.

I’d rather Phillips over him and that’s saying something


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In fairness he needs 3 or 4 games in a row to make that call
That’s probably the fairest take.

Not sure he gets a string of games but likely he needs that continuity.

It’s a bit rough to have one game and be judged so harshly by some.
That said, it’s a brutal competition and spaces in the side are of a premium.

(That’s why Sier was such a revelation as he looked like he belonged at the highest level and owned his spot.)
 

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No need to stick the boot in, he’d no doubt improve given a few games in a row. The problem is we’re meant to be a good side and there are more talented players waiting in the wings, namely Beams, Sier, Wells and in another three weeks, Adams.
 

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No need to stick the boot in, he’d no doubt improve given a few games in a row. The problem is we’re meant to be a good side and there are more talented players waiting in the wings, namely Beams, Sier, Wells and in another three weeks, Adams.
Fair call.
It’s just he’s never quite had a healthy run at it.

The most likely outcome is his AFL career won’t be game heavy, but I’m with you, no need to stick the boot in.

Never quite get the need for some to be so condescending. I guess we’re all different in approach.
 

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No need to stick the boot in, he’d no doubt improve given a few games in a row. The problem is we’re meant to be a good side and there are more talented players waiting in the wings, namely Beams, Sier, Wells and in another three weeks, Adams.
What about the Quaynor boy? He must be close to getting a game.
 
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