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roos_fanatic08

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Pretty average recruiting This time

Apparently Mackenzie Bristow from the wafl training with us also
We have a good bunch of core guys. And we’ll have some pretty solid AFL quality players playing with the VFL guys this year.

Maybe lacking. Key position tall or two, but I’m sure we’ll be okay in that department.

Believe Mansell and Mcguiness from
TAS may be given chances on the list as well depending on how they finish the pre-season
 

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We have a good bunch of core guys. And we’ll have some pretty solid AFL quality players playing with the VFL guys this year.

Maybe lacking. Key position tall or two, but I’m sure we’ll be okay in that department.

Believe Mansell and Mcguiness from
TAS may be given chances on the list as well depending on how they finish the pre-season
Liked what I saw from both the boys live at the Intraclub match especially McGuiness. Still a stick but that can be worked on. Talent is there.
 

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AFL AIMING FOR LEAGUE-WIDE SECOND-TIER COMPETITION IN 2022: RUSSELL

BY TRENT MASENHELDER


Dwayne Russell believes the AFL is working towards introducing a national second-tier competition in 2022.

Talk of the new competition was mooted in March last year after the AFL reportedly held a meeting with club presidents and CEOs, with some reports suggesting the AFL was considering implementing it in 2019.


Speaking on SEN SA's Dwayne's World on Tuesday, Russell said he is of the understanding that the AFL has taken a couple of larger steps in the last couple of months.

"The national AFL second-tier competition… I'm told they're hoping to get up and running for the 2022 AFL season, so having a national second-tier competition where every AFL team, all 18 teams, have their reserves team playing in a national second-tier competition," Russell explained.
"What kind of format it's going to be, I can't tell you.

"I am told that in 2022 the idea is to have a national second-tier AFL competition, which is going to be interesting for the SANFL and the WAFL because it'll probably mean that there might be no Port Adelaide and Adelaide Crows in it (the SANFL).

"Exactly what the brief to the current two SANFL clubs that are feeder clubs for their AFL clubs is … I'm looking forward to finding out."

The last time there was a dedicated reserves league was in 1999. Since then, AFL-listed players that aren't selected have played in their state competition - Victoria’s VFL, South Australia’s SANFL, Western Australia’s WAFL or New South Wales and Queensland’s NEAFL.

Of the 18 AFL teams, 12 have their own standalone reserves side, with the six remaining clubs - Carlton (Northern Blues), Fremantle (Peel Thunder), Hawthorn (Box Hill), Melbourne (Casey), St Kilda (Sandringham) and West Coast (East Perth) – aligned with state-league clubs.
 

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AFL AIMING FOR LEAGUE-WIDE SECOND-TIER COMPETITION IN 2022: RUSSELL

BY TRENT MASENHELDER


Dwayne Russell believes the AFL is working towards introducing a national second-tier competition in 2022.

Talk of the new competition was mooted in March last year after the AFL reportedly held a meeting with club presidents and CEOs, with some reports suggesting the AFL was considering implementing it in 2019.


Speaking on SEN SA's Dwayne's World on Tuesday, Russell said he is of the understanding that the AFL has taken a couple of larger steps in the last couple of months.

"The national AFL second-tier competition… I'm told they're hoping to get up and running for the 2022 AFL season, so having a national second-tier competition where every AFL team, all 18 teams, have their reserves team playing in a national second-tier competition," Russell explained.
"What kind of format it's going to be, I can't tell you.

"I am told that in 2022 the idea is to have a national second-tier AFL competition, which is going to be interesting for the SANFL and the WAFL because it'll probably mean that there might be no Port Adelaide and Adelaide Crows in it (the SANFL).

"Exactly what the brief to the current two SANFL clubs that are feeder clubs for their AFL clubs is … I'm looking forward to finding out."

The last time there was a dedicated reserves league was in 1999. Since then, AFL-listed players that aren't selected have played in their state competition - Victoria’s VFL, South Australia’s SANFL, Western Australia’s WAFL or New South Wales and Queensland’s NEAFL.

Of the 18 AFL teams, 12 have their own standalone reserves side, with the six remaining clubs - Carlton (Northern Blues), Fremantle (Peel Thunder), Hawthorn (Box Hill), Melbourne (Casey), St Kilda (Sandringham) and West Coast (East Perth) – aligned with state-league clubs.
This will be beneficial for AFL teams, but it could be damaging to some of the existing state leagues, particularly the SANFL and VFL.
 

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This will be beneficial for AFL teams, but it could be damaging to some of the existing state leagues, particularly the SANFL and VFL.
The VFL will need to completely rebuild itself but it should be better in the long run. Let it become a proper provincial league rather than a quasi-seconds league. To do this right the AFL will need to give substantial help to those comps to sustain themselves. The more quality leagues in Australia the better professional football will be.
 

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The VFL will need to completely rebuild itself but it should be better in the long run. Let it become a proper provincial league rather than a quasi-seconds league. To do this right the AFL will need to give substantial help to those comps to sustain themselves. The more quality leagues in Australia the better professional football will be.
Should make it a bit neater long term as well to give opportunities to true "rookies" by having things like being able to recruit directly from state clubs without having to draft or having a mid year top up option. Players on the "reserved" lists could be given different pathways to AFL football than state based players. Personally I'd prefer longterm if we increased list sizes overall so that teams - especially less capable ones - carry less "development" in their starting 22's. An 18 year old ruckman project shouldn't be standing in the way of a ready to go 25 year old ruck and our system currently creates perverse incentives for clubs to perform worse for their longterm improvement.
 

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Morgan is still improving as a player. Thought he was really good in the intraclub. Could make his way back onto an AFL list I reckon.
Needs to tune himself a bit I reckon (I mean in a general sense). He's a bit manic for mine. Just charging at every contest. He's got good tools though - not sure about aerial skills.
 

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AFL AIMING FOR LEAGUE-WIDE SECOND-TIER COMPETITION IN 2022: RUSSELL

BY TRENT MASENHELDER


Dwayne Russell believes the AFL is working towards introducing a national second-tier competition in 2022.

Talk of the new competition was mooted in March last year after the AFL reportedly held a meeting with club presidents and CEOs, with some reports suggesting the AFL was considering implementing it in 2019.


Speaking on SEN SA's Dwayne's World on Tuesday, Russell said he is of the understanding that the AFL has taken a couple of larger steps in the last couple of months.

"The national AFL second-tier competition… I'm told they're hoping to get up and running for the 2022 AFL season, so having a national second-tier competition where every AFL team, all 18 teams, have their reserves team playing in a national second-tier competition," Russell explained.
"What kind of format it's going to be, I can't tell you.

"I am told that in 2022 the idea is to have a national second-tier AFL competition, which is going to be interesting for the SANFL and the WAFL because it'll probably mean that there might be no Port Adelaide and Adelaide Crows in it (the SANFL).

"Exactly what the brief to the current two SANFL clubs that are feeder clubs for their AFL clubs is … I'm looking forward to finding out."

The last time there was a dedicated reserves league was in 1999. Since then, AFL-listed players that aren't selected have played in their state competition - Victoria’s VFL, South Australia’s SANFL, Western Australia’s WAFL or New South Wales and Queensland’s NEAFL.

Of the 18 AFL teams, 12 have their own standalone reserves side, with the six remaining clubs - Carlton (Northern Blues), Fremantle (Peel Thunder), Hawthorn (Box Hill), Melbourne (Casey), St Kilda (Sandringham) and West Coast (East Perth) – aligned with state-league clubs.
The biggest revelation in all of that is that there's a show called 'Dwayne's World'....
 

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5 praccys coming up.

Willy on the weekend between the 2nd JLT and Rd 1 could be interesting. Revist the scene of Jed's resurrection.

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This will be beneficial for AFL teams, but it could be damaging to some of the existing state leagues, particularly the SANFL and VFL.
Taking port and crows out of SANFL would be a death sentence to the SANFL. It's no secret they've been struggling for a while now.

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AFL AIMING FOR LEAGUE-WIDE SECOND-TIER COMPETITION IN 2022: RUSSELL

BY TRENT MASENHELDER


Dwayne Russell believes the AFL is working towards introducing a national second-tier competition in 2022.

Talk of the new competition was mooted in March last year after the AFL reportedly held a meeting with club presidents and CEOs, with some reports suggesting the AFL was considering implementing it in 2019.


Speaking on SEN SA's Dwayne's World on Tuesday, Russell said he is of the understanding that the AFL has taken a couple of larger steps in the last couple of months.

"The national AFL second-tier competition… I'm told they're hoping to get up and running for the 2022 AFL season, so having a national second-tier competition where every AFL team, all 18 teams, have their reserves team playing in a national second-tier competition," Russell explained.
"What kind of format it's going to be, I can't tell you.

"I am told that in 2022 the idea is to have a national second-tier AFL competition, which is going to be interesting for the SANFL and the WAFL because it'll probably mean that there might be no Port Adelaide and Adelaide Crows in it (the SANFL).

"Exactly what the brief to the current two SANFL clubs that are feeder clubs for their AFL clubs is … I'm looking forward to finding out."

The last time there was a dedicated reserves league was in 1999. Since then, AFL-listed players that aren't selected have played in their state competition - Victoria’s VFL, South Australia’s SANFL, Western Australia’s WAFL or New South Wales and Queensland’s NEAFL.

Of the 18 AFL teams, 12 have their own standalone reserves side, with the six remaining clubs - Carlton (Northern Blues), Fremantle (Peel Thunder), Hawthorn (Box Hill), Melbourne (Casey), St Kilda (Sandringham) and West Coast (East Perth) – aligned with state-league clubs.

Not sure if im happy or worried about this?!?!

I've been looking forward to matches at Arden Street and local grounds around Melbourne.

This could mean more games at the big grounds as curtain raises or at the very least, more games interstate and Lord help us , more in Tasmania - who knows.

It mightn't be a huge change but I imagine it'll be pretty highly commercialised.

Of course it could be a big boost financially and club building wise ...............

Time will tell I guess
 
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