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Toast Welcome Rookie Pick #7 2018 - Kieran Strachan

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  1. Scorpus

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  2. Shaz2012

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    No vision of him on the draft tracker
     
  3. pjcrows

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    Stachanyyyyyyyyy.
     
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    We also re-rookied Paul Hunter so plenty of ruck depth
     
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    A developing ruckman hailing from South Bendigo, Strachan has played six games over the last two years at VFL level.

    He started 2018 on Essendon's VFL list before shifting to Port Melbourne mid-season searching for opportunity but suffered a broken ankle in his second game against Williamstown.

    The 23-year-old is athletic for a big man, strong and versatile enough to play either in the ruck or as a key forward.

    Won back-to-back club best and with South Bendigo in the Bendigo Football League.
     
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  6. Shaz2012

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    So mature ager at 23, we now have 3 mature ruckman in our SANFL 22.

    Frankly, none of these 3 are far away from being out best option at AFL level. Hopefully Sauce gets back to his old form, but otherwise this guy isn’t joining us as depth. If he can show more than ROB and Hunter he is a red hot chance of playing AFL later in 2019.

    Good luck Kieran and welcome to Adelaide.
     
  7. Danger in Texas

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    Sounds like he could be a good option if need be, probably has more development left in him. Athletic and big, I like it
     
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    Reckon one of the scouts saw a bit of him a while back because he's struggled with impact injuries over the course of the last few years.
     
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    Cant say I know much about him.
     
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    I'm guessing we're gambling Strachan and Rob will take it in turns with injuries?
     
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    Big man stock here is the way to go otherwise you’d pay half a mil for Pruess on a sling tackle.
     
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    Always a good sign:eek:
     
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    Hey fellas. I'm not the biggest Strachan fan, but he definitely has AFL qualities within him. He has good hands and is fairly mobile, but struggles to impact the game forward of centre and his tap work is fairly underwhelming in terms of creativity. He'll work hard and become a fan favourite with that. He struggled to get a game in Essendon's VFL side, but we had heaps of ruck depth as well. In all seriousness though, hope he does well for you guys and proves me wrong.
     
  14. Santoz

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    I'd say you're selling him short here. He towelled up the Dons VFL midfield in their time trial at the start of last year didn't he? Big engine. Covers the ground really well from what I've seen.
     
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    Perhaps fairly wasn't the right adjective. I generally use it as a level up from just mobile.
     
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    Hope he develops but also hope Adelaide get an experienced ruck to replace Jacobs end of next year.
     
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    Thanks for the input. Don't know anything about him at all so it's much appreciated.
     
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    is this legend his uncle?
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    That's OK. He's currently the favourite to take out the Angus Graham best ruckman to never play a game award at B&F night, to be presented by Luke Lowden
     
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    Well at least we know the club is realising that Jacobs is just about cooked. I've never heard of this guy but he's worth a rookie spot at least. I was getting very nervous about next year with our ruck stocks.
     
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    Or Lycett...
     
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    I like getting tall blokes from the Bombres

    How do you pronounce his last name?
     
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    Can he tap it to the feet of the mids? Because that's about as creative as we get.
     
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    I’d suspect ‘Strawn’?
     
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    It’s Scottish. The correct pronunciation is “strack-Han”

    It’ll probably be bastardised locally to “strawn”
     
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