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I for one am excited! A speculative pick, for sure. But he’s no less speculative than other kids in that range. We took arguably the best tall left (maybe Gibcus was the other call?). His upside could be huge!

Hope he hits the pre-season running and tears it up in the VFL next year to fast track his development. I have no expectations for him to play next year, which is a nice feeling. He is not the key to us winning soon, but instead an investment in the future.
 

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Fell inlove with Big Mac ever since Finn Callaghan was out of reach. Gonna be something special, expecting him to play CHB for few years and then ruck after some big preseasons.

Andrew Rowell Anderson Miller strong core.

Give him the #1 guernsey
The way both Cameron and Kall Burns where talking they will have him playing forward to start with.
 

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What? Rankines draft highlights was insane, and his AFL highlights would be pretty good from his first 3 games alone
We must be looking at and looking for different things in our players
Andrew's highlights are basically a leap and contested marking against 17yo's
There's something to work with no doubt but seems a reach at 3
 

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We must be looking at and looking for different things in our players
Andrew's highlights are basically a leap and contested marking against 17yo's
There's something to work with no doubt but seems a reach at 3
And freak level fluid agility for his height.
Not as fast as king but looks every bit if not more agile with change of direction / in traffic.
Plus seems to have good skills for a tall too

certainly building blocks for a very good player.
 

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From a pure football perspective, Rankine’s highlights reel shits over every player in this draft. Not sure if it’s just because we have limited footage of the last couple of years or not.
I could’ve had a better highlights reel than many of the players in this draft. 15 - 20m short passes to a stationary target. Why’s that a highlight?
 

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Lol wot

Rankine has an insane highlights reel.
No-one doubts Izak's freakish talent-I'm a big supporter but his highlights reel basically (to me anyway) reveals the issues he's had at senior level so far
He can't get the space he had at junior level and limited "seagull"opportunities in our forward line have magnified his inability to get his own ball
As I said, just me and what I look for in an aspiring AFL superstar
I'm less impressed by snapping a goal from an impossible angle than I am by reading the play, collecting the ball and scoring
 

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Watching the phone call with Dew he appears to be a really nice down to earth kid. Watching the highlight reel he certainly has some athleticism and a great leap. Hope it all works out for him
Sounds like a quality kid.I was impressed by his vision in the highlights reel as well as the obvious athletic traits
Kicked a 60m boomer from the ruck too so he has some potential leg there too
 

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A couple of his brothers look quite solid across the shoulders......hopefully he follows suit...
Yeah that was my concern that he looks very skinny across the shoulders but seeing his dad and older brothers I’m hopeful he will fill out nicely. Plus his mum is tall, and his dad is still taller than he is. Mac could end up 205cm+ If we get lucky. Getting more excited by the big guy every day!!
 

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