The REALLY REAL Tom Doedee Thread

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  1. Danger in Texas

    Danger in Texas DID I STUTTER?

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    Is it from the same source who said Menz was still struggling?
     
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  2. DJ75

    DJ75 Norm Smith Medallist

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    From the horses mouth!
    And I'm still 100% confident Menzel is very far behind midfield fitness and dreams of him playing midfield are just that
     
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  3. Danger in Texas

    Danger in Texas DID I STUTTER?

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    So you heard from Tom himself, or was it in that interview AFC made (I didn't hear it)?

    Also, I know you can't say who the Menzel source is, but is it a more reputable source than TSR's (who was a family friend and current player)?

    Will be interesting to see who's right
     
  4. Rorys458

    Rorys458 Premium Platinum

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    Hardly. Cheney was very good last year, and Brown impacted by injury. Its not a no brainer by any means.
     
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  5. Danger in Texas

    Danger in Texas DID I STUTTER?

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    It all depends on how much (if at all) Doedee progresses. We know that Cheney can perform, at least. Despite that, I'd be willing to forgo a little less proven quality for some games in '17 if it means Doedee can progress quicker and be a better player than Cheney by 2018.
     
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  6. Godallblighty

    Godallblighty Club Legend

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    Cheney was okay last year. If we can't imagine an upgrade on him though, we are in serious trouble. Brown was absolutely hampered by injury, but it's not exactly been resoundingly good news on that front.

    I would certainly be hoping that a low draft pick like Doedee who has been groomed for half back would be earmarked for one of those spots.
     
  7. Drugs Are Bad Mackay?

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    They were pretty good in a team that was ultimately crushed by real contenders when it mattered. Can't go with the same players who have minimal or no scope for improvement.

    Well, unless we were happy with last season which I actually suspect we were.

    I 100% expect Doedee to play mostly SANFL this season unless we pick up a heap of injuries.
     
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  8. Scorpus

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    With Cheney, Seedsman and Brown's limited pre-season, I wouldn't be surprised if Doedee is in round 1 contention
     
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  9. Rorys458

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    I agree with you, we must change how we operate, but not holding my breath.
     
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  10. Elite Crow

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    I think most of us are hoping he can play forward this year, surely his fitness is up to scratch for that.

    As for Doedee are you saying he thinks he's being taught incorrectly?
     
  11. Drugs Are Bad Mackay?

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    Apparently Menzel couldn't even blow out the candles on his birthday cake
     

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  12. Scorpus

    Scorpus Bamboozler

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    EXCLUSIVE photo of Troy Menzel in his spare time seems to confirm what DJ75 has been saying

    [​IMG]
     
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  13. Danger in Texas

    Danger in Texas DID I STUTTER?

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    Should have just put Troy's head on Homer when he's in hell being given all the donuts in the world :D
     
  14. Ramify

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    How the hell do we recruit a guy in the first round If there was a need to teach him how to kick?

    Why do we recruit so many goofy kicking styles in the first place?
     
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  15. Drugs Are Bad Mackay?

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    Ogilvie to Vic Scout: Tell me about Doedee?

    Scout: Well, he's a defender and-

    Ogilvie: Sold!
     
  16. kulak

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    We are not picking from the top of the available draftees.

    I'd rather draft someone with a goofy but solid (or fixable) kicking style who wins contests.

    Anyway Milera is a great kick.
     
  17. Ramify

    Ramify Club Legend

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    Milera is a refreshingly great kick.
     
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  18. marty36

    marty36 Brownlow Medallist

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    Cant he kick?
     
  19. SydCrow

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    we already have Jake Kelly
     
  20. James_37

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    Would not surprise at all if Doedees in the side Rd 1 given given Cheney and Brown have had restricted preseasons.

    Might be all he needs to cement a spot.
     
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  21. deaneus

    deaneus Extremist Moderator

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    No matter what happens we won't be able to blame David Noble anymore...
     
  22. DD#23

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    rumour has it he used permanent texta on the white boards.
     
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  23. 1990crow

    1990crow Brownlow Medallist

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    "I guess we have to pick Mackay every week now."
    "We simply won't be able to cut Thompson from the list for the foreseeable future.. until the club has the football department cap to buy more permanent marker remover."
     
  24. Ramify

    Ramify Club Legend

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    Wouldnt have a clue.
    Never heard of the kid before clicking on this thread.
     
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  25. marty36

    marty36 Brownlow Medallist

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    That's understandable, not many had!
     
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