Prediction Starting 22 - IF (its a big IF) the season resumes in June/July?

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Bombers36

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Zerk-Thatcher Ambrose Saad
McGrath Francis Ridley
Redman Merrett Smith
Fantasia McKernan McDonald-Tipungwuti
Stringer Hooker Townsend
Phillips Shiel Parish

Cutler Gleeson Stewart Langford


PS Mods: Not realising this thread was here, I'm not sure the 'Toey' thread is warranted. Merge threads?
No Hurley?
 

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He was training as a forward in pre-season and split his time between forward and back in his practice match.

Is he back in the country yet?
Yeah fair point on training I just don’t see how he makes as much impact up forward as he does in defence where I’d have him top 5 in the league.


No idea bloody hope so
 

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eth-dog

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Thoughts on pushing Redman up to a wing? Langford, Zaharakis, Ham and Cutler isn’t a stellar group to choose from.
From my viewing in the VFL on the occasion he did move into the middle he's a 180° player, he also doesn't accumulate the ball enough to be that winger. Langford, as a point of reference, has that 360 degree play.
 

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McKenna playing as an attacking wing would be the best option for any of our gun half backs to move up the ground. Redman, Ridley and Saad is plenty of run out of defence and McKenna has the ability to wreak havoc with his pace, kicking and unpredictability on a wing. Just have to drill it in to him that he has to run both ways but that should be the same for all our mids.
 

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From my viewing in the VFL on the occasion he did move into the middle he's a 180° player, he also doesn't accumulate the ball enough to be that winger. Langford, as a point of reference, has that 360 degree play.
If that’s what you see fair. I’d say he’s every bit and probably more of a 360 degree player than Cutler.

I’m just trying to think of ways to correct the imbalance in our side as I’m sure most would agree that Gleeson is better than the likes of Guelfi, Zaharakis and Cutler.
 

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For Rd.2 v Swans

Ridley Hooker Francis
Redman Hurley Saad
Merrett McGrath Langford
Smith McKernan Fantasia
Tippa Stewart Laverde
TBC Shiel Parish
Zaka Cutler Townsend McKenna
E: BZT Ambrose Snelling Phillips

Edits in bold....sorry Zachy :(
 
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For Rd.2 v Swans

Ridley Hooker Francis
Redman Hurley Saad
Merrett McGrath Langford
Smith McKernan Fantasia
Tippa Stewart Laverde
TBC Shiel Parish
Zaka Cutler Townsend McKenna
E: BZT Ambrose Snelling Phillips

Edits in bold....sorry Zachy :(
It's always easier to come up with changes, so kudos for putting up your best 22. I would have Ambrose straight in though (Townsend starting instead of Laverde).
 

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B Saad Hurley Ridley
HB Redman Ambrose Francis
C McKenna Shiel Zakarakis (we know he’s untouchable)
Hf Fantasia Mckernan Smith
FF Tippa Townsend Stringer
R Bellchambers Mcgrath Merrett
IC Parish Langford Snelling Hooker ( if fit) , if not bzt

Stiff - Cutler ( though he didn’t play that well round 1)
Won’t be too many changes to the team , only dependent on what shape some players came back in.
 

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