List Mgmt. Welcome to Luke Edwards (Pick 52 - 2020 National Draft)

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Bleedblueandgold

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Oct 9, 2009
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Profile:
Age: 18
Height: 187cm
Weight: 82kg
Position: Defender
Recruited from: Glenelg, South Australia

Draft bio:
The son of two-time premiership and 321-game Crow, Tyson Edwards, Luke has been touted as a promising talent for several years. . The second Edwards son to transition through the ranks at Glenelg and Henley High School, he burst onto the scene last year when he featured at the National Championships with South Australia as a 17-year-old. He was stationed down back for much of the carnival, where he demonstrated his ability to read the game and hit targets under pressure. He averaged 18.8 disposals, 4.3 marks, 3.3 tackles and 2.7 rebounds per-game. When given an opportunity to run through the midfield, Edwards showcased his capacity to extract the ball from stoppages and feed it to outside runners.

Strengths:
- Game sense
- Efficiency by foot
- Contested ball
- Versatility

DRAFT COMBINE HIGHLIGHTS:

20m sprint: 3.253 seconds
Agility: 8.97 seconds
2km time trial: 6:50


 
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The wily weagle

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Oct 16, 2014
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Geez we have a serious love affair with half back flankers at the West Coast Eagles don't we!

That said, as fair as speculative picks go, its not a bad one. Have seen a bit of this kid and I can see the potential
 

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Trebor57

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This is but the beginning of a cunning plan by the Eagles brains trust. Progressively they will recruit an entire backline of players with the surname Edwards. Opposition forward planning will be near impossible as they try and work out in advance and on game day which Edwards is playing where. Ultimately, if one Edwards doesn't get you, another one will.
 

mitchzz

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Oct 4, 2007
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A midfielder from South Australia named Luke?

You son of a gun, I’m in.
Luke Tapscott?
 

RanaNaved

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Similar to Brad Ebert
 

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