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I’m feeling a lot more comfortable about our midfield fro 2020 onwards - TOM back, JOM will be at his peak, Worpel in his third year, Cousins continual improvement, not to mention the ever reliable Liam Shiels and Howe as back up. Im a huge fan of Harry Jones, think he could be anything
You forgot to mention Coniglio.
 

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7th in the league for clearances, equal 4th for centre clearances. At the moment he's head and shoulder above everyone from his draft year
He's brilliant, though Tim Kelly and Jaidyn Stephenson were in that same draft.

Regardless he'd easily be a top 10 pick right now if done again. Very rare to have a midfielder who has played less than 50 games have such an impact.
 

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He's brilliant, though Tim Kelly and Jaidyn Stephenson were in that same draft.

Regardless he'd easily be a top 10 pick right now if done again. Very rare to have a midfielder who has played less than 50 games have such an impact.
Stephenson has kinda plateaud to be fair.

I reckon he's second behind Kelly, who was mature enough to have more of an immediate impact.
 

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My only knock on the Worpedo is that sometimes he hurries his disposal when he appears to have more time than he thinks (which leads to the odd clanger here and there).
It is a minor gripe though and to do what he has done so far at his age is excellent work from the young fella. Very much a future star in the making.
 

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Metres gained is the big one for me. Wins it on the inside and then moves it forward.
When people talk about our young talent he gets overlooked more often than not. IMO due to the fact that he seems so accomplished already
What Judd used to do, and the media worshipped him. I'm happy our boy is somewhat flying under the radar.
 

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Metres gained is the big one for me. Wins it on the inside and then moves it forward.
When people talk about our young talent he gets overlooked more often than not. IMO due to the fact that he seems so accomplished already
Only reason I can think why Hardwick was left out of the best U/22 team.
 

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And Bontempelli(who I personally think is a little overhyped).

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Just had a flick through a few others. Oliver Wines, Dustin Martin, Patrick Dangerfield. Makes you quite excited for what he could be if continues to improve. Like I said earlier in this thread, his biggest challenge right now is probably keeping himself grounded, and his ego in check. He has the potential to become one of the top few players in the league if he can continue to maintain the focus and work ethic to get there. I have no doubt he can do it if he does those things along with Sam's help.
 

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Had a shocker move on, was due one.

Cripps had a shocker too, was due one as well move on.
Went totally missing in the first half and still finished with 21 disposals.

Geez some people are hard to please, we got the win so perhaps we could all just enjoy it 😁
 
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