Opinion Time for a new Captain?

Should Hamish Brayshaw be our new captain?

  • Yes

    Votes: 10 17.2%
  • Hell yes

    Votes: 9 15.5%
  • Chris Masten

    Votes: 25 43.1%
  • Maybe

    Votes: 6 10.3%
  • Premiership Player Chris Masten

    Votes: 14 24.1%

  • Total voters
    58

kranky al

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#76
I DEMAND that you add a 6th option of
"I matt_bas am a muppet and whole heartedly apologise to our glorious premiership captain Shannon Hurn for creating the shittest thread of all time"
He is indeed

Here to tell you why.

Why? Shit thread - delist or trade to gold coast for three good threads and a thread downgrade.
 

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#77
Bob Murphy was 32 when he was made captain and he went on to becoming a premiership winning coach as captain, so Shuey is definitely not too old.
 
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#80
Does Shuey even want to be captain?

He seems pretty content with being a respected VC without the trappings of the captaincy, much like JKK.

Hurn is the perfect fit for a club like ours. He's the opposite of our historical reputation. He keeps the flashy, dick swinging WC in line and compliments Simpson.

Another one or two years and then Shuey for 3-4. By that point someone will hopefully have put their hand up. Barrass isn't a crazy option, maybe Duggan. Regardless we'll have a better idea then.
 

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#81
Look at the captains of the last few years. It’s been a while since there has been a young captain

Everyone loves the idea of having a young captain who goes on to be captain of the club for 10 years, winning multiple premierships. The reality is, it doesn’t happen these days
 

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#84
Presumably it may happen in 2020, perhaps in another season Duggo will have done enough to claim it?


Other than that there is..

Yeo - Don't mind, can't see any reason why not to be honest. He always finds a way to impact games one way or another.

McGovern - Don't mind but he's fat and casual, not something the club would put on a pedestal

Barrass - Don't mind but if he was any more laid back he'd be lying down. Adam Hunter MK II

Darling - God no, pressure gets to him enough as it is.

Shuey - Unfortunately probably missed his window. Possibly could be Captain for 2-3 years until another young leader steps up.
 

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#85
So this was the leadership team in 2018:

Hurn – Captain

Shuey – Vice-Captain
Kennedy – Vice-Captain

Gaff
McGovern
Naitanui


My guess for 2019:

Hurn – Captain

Shuey – Vice-Captain

Gaff
McGovern
Yeo
One of Darling/Duggan/Cripps/Sheed/Naitanui/Sheed/Sheppard
 

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#89
Not sure if it's just me, but is Tommy doing more and more media stuff these days?

The IGA thing, couple other videos, always seems to be involved in something nowadays, speaking sensibly. He's also handsome AF of course.




Might have to rethink my captaincy tip :think:
You jelly mate?
 

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#90
Not sure if it's just me, but is Tommy doing more and more media stuff these days?

The IGA thing, couple other videos, always seems to be involved in something nowadays, speaking sensibly. He's also handsome AF of course.




Might have to rethink my captaincy tip :think:
“Brody Gray”?
 

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#91
Hurn one more as reigning premier Captain then hand over to Shuey. Get Duggan into the leadership group and train up to succeed Shuey in years to come. That should be the succession plan.
 

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#93
Presumably it may happen in 2020, perhaps in another season Duggo will have done enough to claim it?


Other than that there is..

Yeo - Don't mind, can't see any reason why not to be honest. He always finds a way to impact games one way or another.

McGovern - Don't mind but he's fat and casual, not something the club would put on a pedestal

Barrass - Don't mind but if he was any more laid back he'd be lying down. Adam Hunter MK II

Darling - God no, pressure gets to him enough as it is.

Shuey - Unfortunately probably missed his window. Possibly could be Captain for 2-3 years until another young leader steps up.

I agree with much of this.

Duggan isn't in the first handful picked for the team so difficult to see him in the role yet. For the back line, he's probably 5th or 6th picked. Obviously being a good player isn't the only consideration, but should be an auto select each week.

Needs to continue to improve next year to be in the conversation.
 

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Thread starter #94
Tom Barrass.

Your time is now.

Hurn to hand the cup to Simmo and Barrass
Thanks for bumping the thread. I loved the first couple of pages. Also in terms of a new captain Barrass I definitely agree. He has loads of potential as a captain. I think the young lads would look up to him and with my prediction of him playing most of the years in the reserves he would make an excellent inaugural Captain for the WAFL team.
 
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Thanks for bumping the thread. I loved the first couple of pages. Also in terms of a new captain Barrass I definitely agree. He has loads of potential as a captain. I think the young lads would look up to him and with my prediction of him playing most of the years in the reserves he would make an excellent inaugural Captain for the WAFL team.
You'd make an excellent captain for the freo board
 

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#97
I think Shue might take over with gaff being promoted to a vc. Duggan perhaps to come into the leadership team.
 
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