Graham was reported to have been offered $650k x 4 years by Carlton last year, and strong interest from multiple other clubs into the bargain. Not many 22 year olds get offers like that. And the reason he did get the big offers is because people at these clubs know he is both a very valuable player, and an inspirational teammate. We were very fortunate to retain him.I think super is tad of stretch. Meatball is someone who is super important to the way we play. We could easily replace graham.
What really counts most with players is not how many kicks they get when the team is malfunctioning, because you are not winning anything with a malfunctioning team. What counts most is whether a player can play his role really well when the team IS functioning, because this is when you win things, or fall just short….