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If his ground work and goal sense is good then it adds another dimension to our forward line which is starting to look dangerous.

Dale, for instance, is a real opportunist and I love his ability to score running back towards goal. The more ways we have to score, the better
 

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DognBones

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Wash your mouth out.

I will treasure Naughton, Gowers, Smithx2 and now Weightman for as long as their beautiful cuts stay intact
Speaking from the point of view of someone whose mane is rapidly disappearing, I say all power to these younguns: let their locks flow free.
 

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Great pick in my eyes.Great list management all round..
Natural forwards not slow resting mids
Is now a proven .
The mids that don't make the 22 this year
Have to understand team balance
And Bont ,Macrae and Dunkley are in the same team.
 

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Now I'm looking specifically for other long-haired draft prospects.

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Sam Lowson's hair is an abomination though.
Agree on Sam Lowson. There are some bad ones but this one is a shocker. Do not want.
Fortunately we've just stocked up on small forwards so I'm hoping we've scratched his name off our list.
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Nickname would have to be wolf spider, eh?
 

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Agree on Sam Lowson. There are some bad ones but this one is a shocker. Do not want.
Fortunately we've just stocked up on small forwards so I'm hoping we've scratched his name off our list.
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Nickname would have to be wolf spider, eh?
Actually wouldn't mind Lowson (minus the hair) as he is a gun small forward (makes competition for spots). Could see him, Weightman and Cavarra battling it out for 1, maybe 2 small forward spots in our line-up (depending on what sort of structure we go for)
 

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So as I said, he wasn't my first choice, but I think it's a good one. Now I've had some time to think on it here's the ups and downs:

UPS
- leap, hands, read of the drop, overall marking
- pace, closing speed
- goal sense, set shots
- aggression and intensity, defensive pressure, second efforts, bounces back up off the deck
- work rate
- character

???
- field kicking
- versatility
- endurance

DOWNS
- tackling
- scope for improvement, lack of upside

Overall quite happy with the pick. Would have loved a punt on Kemp, and I think we've got the list where we can risk it, but of course I'll back the club's decision. I was also getting pretty keen on Bergman but Port sniped us there. Would have been interesting to see who we would have taken had they both been available.
 

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So as I said, he wasn't my first choice, but I think it's a good one. Now I've had some time to think on it here's the ups and downs:

UPS
- leap, hands, read of the drop, overall marking
- pace, closing speed
- goal sense, set shots
- aggression and intensity, defensive pressure, second efforts, bounces back up off the deck
- work rate
- character

???
- field kicking
- versatility
- endurance

DOWNS
- tackling
- scope for improvement, lack of upside

Overall quite happy with the pick. Would have loved a punt on Kemp, and I think we've got the list where we can risk it, but of course I'll back the club's decision. I was also getting pretty keen on Bergman but Port sniped us there. Would have been interesting to see who we would have taken had they both been available.
I know his tackling numbers aren't great but from the very brief vision he at least looks to tackle with intent.
That is to say he tackles to win the ball back rather than lots of stoppage tackles to lock the ball in. And the repeat efforts were very pleasing. I feel like that absolute will to get the ball is something that can't be taught - where field kicking for instance can be.
 

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"Need a barber" ???? what, in-lue of the shearer that many of the Dogs are using at present. Viva those not willing to be caught by herd fashion, and retain some individuality.
 

paulveed

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"Need a barber" ???? what, in-lue of the shearer that many of the Dogs are using at present. Viva those not willing to be caught by herd fashion, and retain some individuality.
 
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