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Gysberts2Bate

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Average players with pace always get a leg up by everyone. Hunt has this incredible pace yet we have developed him into a kick mark forward. The mind boggles
He is good on a lead though, and his overhead marking has improved out of sight. I think it’s good to play him up forward just bc he’d stagnated everywhere else on the ground. A year of development up forward is better than a year of him probably playing in the VFL if we’d tried him as a defender again in our s**t side. Not sure that he’ll train as a forward over preseason though.
 

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Topkent

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He is good on a lead though, and his overhead marking has improved out of sight. I think it’s good to play him up forward just bc he’d stagnated everywhere else on the ground. A year of development up forward is better than a year of him probably playing in the VFL if we’d tried him as a defender again in our s**t side. Not sure that he’ll train as a forward over preseason though.
People have really misinterpreted my criticism of him. He was probably our best forward target until Fritsch went forward but I just don't see it long term.
 

Gysberts2Bate

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People have really misinterpreted my criticism of him. He was probably our best forward target until Fritsch went forward but I just don't see it long term.
I didn’t have him near my best 22 at the start of the year. I agree that one of our medium sized marking targets is being wasted inside 50 but I don’t know if it’s Hunt given he’s the least versatile. Hopefully he improves at ground level with some actual forward coaching.
 

Topkent

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I didn’t have him near my best 22 at the start of the year. I agree that one of our medium sized marking targets is being wasted inside 50 but I don’t know if it’s Hunt given he’s the least versatile. Hopefully he improves at ground level with some actual forward coaching.
But do you think he's better than Melk Fritsch or Trac forward?

Hannan I get people can argue but Hannan last year > Hunt this year

What we have learnt though is if he can play on the wing he can now drift forward and be bloody dangerous but I don't think it should be his whole game parked down there
 

Gysberts2Bate

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But do you think he's better than Melk Fritsch or Trac forward?

Hannan I get people can argue but Hannan last year > Hunt this year

What we have learnt though is if he can play on the wing he can now drift forward and be bloody dangerous but I don't think it should be his whole game parked down there
Arguably he's more consistent than Trac up forward, but I won't dispute that he's the least talented marking talent. Still though you need to manage your assets, and if the net result of Hunt forward and those three moving around (Melk/Fritsch/Trac are glorious kicks I50 at times and Hunt isn't) is high enough I think it's worth playing Hunt forward. Would love to see Hannan get back to form, was so convinced he'd star this year.
 

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Klyntonius

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I'm waiting for a journalist to ask Goody "why?" when he says " I have full faith in this group moving forward...yadada" and Goody goes all Dennis DeDenoto on him " It's the vibe, it's Mabo, it's...the vibe"
Very apt comparison. I like to think his reviewing of games contains the same level of understanding as Mr Denuto's photocopier operating ability.

 

Sonny Bonds

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Is it as predictable as Melbourne making the finals and then finishing bottom four the next year?
You still upset a s**t club sent your Handbaggers out last year. Your Handbagger mates didn't even show up for the final last year.

Did you loose your way to the ground?
Did your misses drop her meth pipe?
Did you catch the sight of yourself in the mirror and get cold feet?

It's all ok though, you can enjoy another straight setter again scat.
 

mrmonkey

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Spargo looks like an 11 year old in that top photo. Primed for a big year in 2020.
Looking by that first photo we really did deserve to lose. Five players going in to tackle one bloke leaving two North players free. Well that's what it looks like I can't see what's out of the frame.
 

jhong

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Looking by that first photo we really did deserve to lose. Five players going in to tackle one bloke leaving two North players free. Well that's what it looks like I can't see what's out of the frame.
Nah that pretty much sums up our year . Like a flock of seagulls chasing a chip.
 

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I think our board mods should be able to come with some sort of continuous 24 hour roster by the weekend to stamp out this sort of behaviour....surely that's not asking too much? Proper Gander you take the first 72 hrs while the roster is being put together please.
Sounds good but I’ve stopped being a mod. Also I’ve missed all the fun now since posts have been deleted. What are we stamping out?
 

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Sounds good but I’ve stopped being a mod. Also I’ve missed all the fun now since posts have been deleted. What are we stamping out?
A good 48 hours of open trolling (as opposed to subtle) by a Geelong supporter. I should have known, you'd have been all over this sort of stuff. My sincerest apologies PG.

Pick up your game the rest of you, if you're too scared to use the ban hammer hand your badge in.
 

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