Analysis The D Word

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Metalcrusher

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If we add Gibbons & Cottrell how's the D for a weakness in the midfield

Cripps
Kennedy
SPS
Dow
Setterfield
Walsh
Stocker
O'Brien
Murphy
Lang
Fisher
Cuningham
Curnow
Polson
Gibbons
Cottrell


Is that enough?
The only person qualified about talking about D is thylacine60 Loves a D …. embraces all its glory. Its all about depth apparently!
 

TheHeatleyStand

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If we add Gibbons & Cottrell how's the D for a weakness in the midfield

Cripps
Kennedy
SPS
Dow
Setterfield
Walsh
Stocker
O'Brien
Murphy
Lang
Fisher
Cuningham
Curnow
Polson
Gibbons
Cottrell


Is that enough?
names mean nothing

it's about performances

once you get the successful performances then it's enough.. but you still need to keep improving it!

let's see end of season
 

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names mean nothing

it's about performances

once you get the successful performances then it's enough.. but you still need to keep improving it!

let's see end of season
lets see in the time it takes for the team to flourish...one season is simply not enough
I mean if the names dont deliver by round 22 what then?..delist the lot again?
Of course not
 

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If we add Gibbons & Cottrell how's the D for a weakness in the midfield

Cripps
Kennedy
SPS
Dow
Setterfield
Walsh
Stocker
O'Brien
Murphy
Lang
Fisher
Cuningham
Curnow
Polson
Gibbons
Cottrell


Is that enough?
I'm going to regret dropping the Soap(y), but here goes...

Cripps - absolute superstar
Kennedy - never had a clear run
SPS - very promising, needs time
Dow - very promising, needs time
Setterfield - very promising, needs time
Walsh - elite prospect, needs time
Stocker - solid prospect, needs time
O'Brien - still finding his feet
Murphy - star mid
Lang - jury is out
Fisher - very promising, on the verge
Cuningham - jury is out
Curnow - V strong defensive mid
Polson - shown little at afl level, has time
Gibbons - unproven at afl level
Cottrell - unproven even at junior level

You've listed a lot of names that can play midfield. But there aren't many I trust to win or beat their opponents most weeks; Cripps, Murphy, Curnow. And Murph is battling father time. Fisher might join them this year.

The rest are kids and will have below-average output for at least a couple of years.

So we have depth of talent, but won't have depth of output for a couple more years yet.
 
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