- Sep 7, 2005
- AFL Club
- Other Teams
- Dallas Mavs, West Ham
Lol you don't pay 2 first round picks for a bloke that is out of contract and only been in the system for 2 years. No matter how good they are. Any suggestions of being considered on par with the Shield trade are ludicrous.
The entirety of Shiel's accolades at GWS were 1x All Australian and 1x Rising Star nomination.
He's a very good player but so is Kelly.
Unless Kelly's form drops off a cliff from here, or he gets injured, by the end of the year he will also have 1x All Australian, 1x B&F in a team that looks likely to be top 4 and a very high placing in the Brownlow (potentially winning it).
The only possible argument for their trade value not being equal is that Shiel was contracted and Kelly won't be if he requests a trade.