Strategy Trade and List management Thread Part 5 (opposition supporters - READ posting rules before posting)

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Dogs_R_Us

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The problem with that grab is you don’t hear the question before the answer.

It would have been a leading question fishing for a similar answer to the one he got, eg ‘Josh, do you take into consideration your girlfriend who lives in Adelaide into your decision’.

Answer: ‘Yes she lives in Adelaide and family is an important factor’ etc etc.

Just a rubbish grab, similar to News.com which is a blight on our society.
It’s making a story to fill up the news, never mind if it’s accurate or not.
 

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He has previously said they manage their relationship quite well travelling frequently between the cities (both of them). Treloar’s partner lives in Qld, English’s in Perth, not so easy for them.
Yeah I know. Just pointing that out as the original post said the only mention of his girlfriend was from the presenter
 

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Chops

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Wowee would you have thought the same if for example Tom Boyd on 1mil wanted to leave and we were picking up the 300k balance?

I think not.
If we needed the cap space yes.

The huge difference is Collingwood need to give him away
Tom Boyd wasn’t on a 1M at Gws either
 
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Just sign West ffs, for all the people saying it’s done, why would it not be announced by now?

I’d rather lose Dunks for a top 10 pick than West for unders tbh. ******* sign him.
Maybe West is holding it off
 

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List turnover maybe more than I anticipated or thought of.

Dunkley, Schache, Crozier, JJ, West, Zaine, Martin, Hunter, Duryea, Butler, R Smith (may have missed some also)

Not saying all the above will go but all of them are either looking at retirement, not signed or signed and may be moved on as per reports

That’s without any others we may not know of.

Much work to be done both on the playing list and coaches. strong leadership is required.
 

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List turnover maybe more than I anticipated or thought of.

Dunkley, Schache, Crozier, JJ, West, Zaine, Martin, Hunter, Duryea, Butler, R Smith (may have missed some also)

Not saying all the above will go but all of them are either looking at retirement, not signed or signed and may be moved on as per reports

That’s without any others we may not know of.

Much work to be done both on the playing list and coaches. strong leadership is required.
Have said this earlier in the thread, but we have too many older players not in our best side, so we need to clear some.

General view seems to be Wallis will get a year but it’s no certainty. If a few leave I’d like him to stay. Quality bloke and good depth who won’t be holding up a kid if there’s turnover elsewhere.

In some drafts the top end is stacked and it’s slim pickings after 10, and in others there’s a pretty even top 30. Haven’t kept up with this draft but we could do as we did in ‘15 (ironically seeing us get Dunkley) and split an early pick to get more quantity of quality if it has depth.
 
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List turnover maybe more than I anticipated or thought of.

Dunkley, Schache, Crozier, JJ, West, Zaine, Martin, Hunter, Duryea, Butler, R Smith (may have missed some also)

Not saying all the above will go but all of them are either looking at retirement, not signed or signed and may be moved on as per reports

That’s without any others we may not know of.

Much work to be done both on the playing list and coaches. strong leadership is required.
Roarke is contracted, are there reports he might go? Would hope not, is handy as backup.

Duryea also was reported to be close to signing a 1 year deal last week.
 

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Roarke is contracted, are there reports he might go? Would hope not, is handy as backup.

Duryea also was reported to be close to signing a 1 year deal last week.
Martin will surely retire, and no club would take Hunter.
 

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I didn’t realise Roarke was contracted apologies

Plus Roarke is the least of our problems and should have been backed in to play on the wing for more of this season. He's depth but nobody we shuffled through that position was that outstanding to begin with.
 

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Plus Roarke is the least of our problems and should have been backed in to play on the wing for more of this season. He's depth but nobody we shuffled through that position was that outstanding to begin with.
I think this is a bit revisionist. Roarke's form was nowhere near good enough for much of the year. Great late form though, for sure.
 

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Have said this earlier in the thread, but we have too many older players not in our best side, so we need to clear some.

General view seems to be Wallis will get a year but it’s no certainty. If a few of I’d like him to stay. Quality bloke and good depth who won’t be holding up a kid if there’s turnover elsewhere.

In some drafts the top end is stacked and it’s slim pickings after 10, and in others there’s a pretty even top 30. Haven’t kept up with this draft but we could do as we did in ‘15 (ironically seeing us get Dunkley) and split an early pick to get more quantity of quality if it has depth.

This is something I’ve been quite strong on (not on here) about our list. Should not have the amount of 100+ gamers that we do that consistently don’t get a game. Time to chop and get some cheap depth or young talent. Expensive, experienced players who cannot get a game in the ones kill lists.
 

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I am not sure IF we paid a fair bit of his salary, would we be able to find a club to take him.

Geelong might be the only option, which is where he should have gone before we contracted him long term. A real missed opportunity to ship him off for actual usable draft picks.
 

Anja_Nees

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This is something I’ve been quite strong on (not on here) about our list. Should not have the amount of 100+ gamers that we do that consistently don’t get a game. Time to chop and get some cheap depth or young talent. Expensive, experienced players who cannot get a game in the ones kill lists.
Yeah this year we were carrying Schache, Wallis, Crozier, Hunter, Bruce, McLean, O’Brien and Keath all of whom were in bad form or out of the side and all of whom would have been on ok to very good contracts.

Injuries obviously were part of it for a few of them. Some might bounce back next year but that’s a lot of waste.