These youngsters won't truly change our infield fortunes for another 2-3 years.Things can turn around very quickly when you add 8 All-Australian U18 players to a team over a 12-month period.
They develop players who leave for other clubs looking for successI don't think that extra 18- and 19-year-olds are necessarily going to drive them up the ladder in 2020. It bodes well for their future, though.
They've still clearly got the worst/most mediocre list of players in the league in that prime age group (25-29 years of age, 1991-1995 born) going into 2020:
Those are the guys that should be carrying the club right now, and half of them are debateably best 22 players at AFL level.