Prediction Your 2020 Best 22 (Post Trade Period)

gandaal

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FB: Plowman Jones Marchbank
HB: Docherty Weitering Williamson
C: Murphy Walsh O'Brien
HF: Cuningham C.Curnow Fisher
FF: McGovern McKay Betts

R: Kreuzer Cripps E.Curnow

Int: Setterfield, SPS, Simpson, <???>

Final spot from: Dow, JSOS, Stocker, Pick 9 (probably Martin and Newnes)

Depth: Levi, TDK, Newman, Lang, Gibbons
Why do you think Williamson deserves a gig in our best 22 Jimmae?
 

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Simpson Jones Plowman
Docherty Weitering Marchbank
Martin Murphy Newnes
Fisher C. Curnow Gibbons
Betts Mckay McGovern
Kreuzer Cripps Walsh

Setterfield SPS E. Curnow Cuningham
 

Benaly28

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Hard to do.Round ones team will be distinctively different to round 23.IMO we have a core group of 29 to choose from.

Then the depth players of 7.

With the rest rounding out the squad.
 

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Why do you think Williamson deserves a gig in our best 22 Jimmae?
If he's fit, he compliments the rest of the defensive unit much better than Newman or SPS. If the ball hits the deck deep in the D50, we'll look pretty shaky without him.

Here's hoping his rebounding ability is still as sharp as ever too.
 

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Simpson Jones Williamson
Marchbank Weitering Docherty
SPS Crippa E Curnow
Gibbons McKay Cuningham
J Silvagni C Curnow Betts
Kruezer Walsh Murphy

Bench Stocker Fisher Dow Setterfield

Back Up:
Martin for wings or half forwards or bench guys
Kennedy for Crippa or Setterfield or E Curnow
Plowman for Williamson and Marchbank
Casboult for Jones, Weitering and McKay
Newman for medium and small defenders
M McGovern for J Silvagni or Curnow
Pittonet for Kruezer
O'Brien for wings or guys starting from the bench
Lang for Cuningham, Martin or Betts

Development:
Pick 9 player for midfield or small forward specialist
De Koning for key forward/ruck areas
Owies for small forward/half forward areas
Ben Silvagni for Key Forward and Key Defence
Cottrell for defence or wings
Macreadie for key defence or third tall defender or bust
Finbar O'Dwyer for where he grows into best suited. Way too early to tell for me on little I seen.
Polson for midfield only or bust
H Goddard for key defence or bust
Pick 43 player
 
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Gibbons deserves his spot. He had a solid year and still think he’ll add to the engine room if he gets more time through the middle.
 

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This. ^^^^

Stocker could be the most effective one of our younger kids within two years. Got big hopes for Walsh, Dow, Setterfield etc. and still think Stocker could be more important than any of them.
Agree. I think with some players you can just tell. Straight away he came in under pressure down back was composed, hard at it and clean. Will be a beauty for us


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B-Simpson Jones Plowman
B-Docherty Weitering Newman
C-Walsh Cripps O'Brien
F-Martin* Curnow Cuningham
F-McGovern McKay Betts*
R-Kruezer Setterfield Murphy
I-Silvagni Curnow Fisher SpS
E-Dow Gibbons Williamson Marchbank

B-Cottrell Goddard Marchbank
B-Williamson Macreadie Newnes*
C-Lang Kennedy Dow
F-Taylor* DeKoning Williams*
F-Casboult Silvagni Owies
R-Pittonett* Stocker Gibbons
I--O'Dwyer Polson ???? ????

Can't remember the last time selection for best22 was difficult which is a great thing, building depth.
Obviously Marchbank isn't a two's player when fully fit, for me it's run and balance.
Williamson Dow Kennedy DeKoning Gibbons Casboult Stocker Macreadie Pittonett we need raising the bar and smashing the VFL if and when they play there.
 

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In: Newnes, J.Martin, Betts, Pick 9

B: Plowman-------------------Jones------------------Simpson

H: Docherty-----------------Weitering---------------Newman

C: *Newnes-----------------Cripps------------------O'Brien

H: Cuningham--------------C.Curnow--------------*J.Martin

F: *Betts---------------------McKay-----------------McGovern

Foll: Kreuzer, Setterfield, Walsh

Bench: Marchbank, E.Curnow, SPS, Murphy

Emerg: Williamson, Goddard, Kennedy, Stocker, *Pick 9, Dow, Fisher, Gibbons, J.Silvagni, Casboult
 

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B-Simpson Jones Plowman
B-Docherty Weitering Newman
C-Walsh Cripps O'Brien
F-Martin* Curnow Cuningham
F-McGovern McKay Betts*
R-Kruezer Setterfield Murphy
I-Silvagni Curnow Fisher SpS
E-Dow Gibbons Williamson Marchbank

B-Cottrell Goddard Marchbank
B-Williamson Macreadie Newnes*
C-Lang Kennedy Dow
F-Taylor* DeKoning Williams*
F-Casboult Silvagni Owies
R-Pittonett* Stocker Gibbons
I--O'Dwyer Polson ???? ????

Can't remember the last time selection for best22 was difficult which is a great thing, building depth.
Obviously Marchbank isn't a two's player when fully fit, for me it's run and balance.
Williamson Dow Kennedy DeKoning Gibbons Casboult Stocker Macreadie Pittonett we need raising the bar and smashing the VFL if and when they play there.
That's the best looking 2's team of seen in years ..
 

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JuddgementDay

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Bloody hell this is getting harder and harder to do now.

Plowman Jones Simpson
Docherty Marchbank Weitering
Walsh Cripps Setterfield
Kennedy McKay C.Curnow
Betts McGovern Silvagni

Kreuzer Murphy E.Curnow

Fisher SPS Newman LOB
Maybe, Martin in Kennedy out?
Great problem to have for the team selection committee :D
 

HARKER

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Best 22 vs starting 22.
Going to give this another run, but who knows until we get past the pre-season? Anyway, come round 1:
(Bolded are almost certain starters, but for health)

Simpson Jones Plowman
Docherty Weitering
Marchbank.........Pretty stock standard but the addition of Docherty alone should make us immediately better.

Kreuzer Murphy Dow
Walsh Cripps SPS...........................Going out on a limb with Dow, but we need his pace and acceleration out of packs.

Cuningham CCurnow McGovern
Betts McKay xxxxxx........................Reckon we'll have one debutant here and a pacy small forward (should we take them in the draft) could be key.

ECurnow Martin Fisher Setterfield

Not too bad to have the likes of Newman, O'Brien, Newnes, JSilvagni, Kennedy, Stocker, Williamson, Casboult and Gibbons sitting just outside.
Not too bad either to have the likes of De Koning, BSilvagni, Macreadie and also that Cottrell guy, still developing.
 

TerryWallet

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Simpson Jones Marchbank
Plowman Weitering Doc

SPS Cripps Setterfield
Kruezer Ed Walsh

Martin Charlie Dow
Betts McGovern McKay

Murphy Fisher Silvagni Stocker

Em: Cuningham Williamson O'Brien

25-30: Newman Kennedy Gibbons TDK Pick9

Seems wrong putting Murph on the bench but he's basically the other mid with the 3 named and Dow and Martin.

It's shaping up well with improvement inherent and nice depth developing. A touch more pace would be nice.
 

Blue__Balls

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Geez it's getting tough.

FB: Plowman, Jones, Marchbank
HB: Docherty, Weitering, SPS
C: Murphy, Walsh, Setterfield
R: Kreuzer, Cripps, Curnow
HF: Martin*, Curnow, Silvagni
FF: Betts, McKay, McGovern
I/C: Simpson, Newnes*, Gibbons, Cuningham

I'm not sure how I feel about leaving all of Fisher, Dow, O'Brien, Williamson and Stocker out, but I feel like if we're discussing a purely "Best 22", they have some work to do in order to lock down a spot.

By the same line of thinking I could, and perhaps should, make room for Casboult up forward.

Newman really doesn't deserve to be dropped either, but Doc back in might force the issue. Simmo wins that last spot on experience but it's probably a coin toss.
 

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Depends where we want to play Samo, and Martin

B: Ploman, Jones, Doc
HB: Marchbank, Weitering, ...

C: Walsh, Cripps, Setterfield
Foll: Kreuzer, Ed, Murphy

HF: McGovern, McKay, Silvagni
F: Cuningham, Charlie, Betts

Bench: Samo, Martin, Dow, ...

2 spots open
 

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SPS Jones Plowman
Marchbank Weitering Docherty
Walsh Cripps Setterfield
Cuningham Curnow Martin
Betts McKay McGovern

Kreuzer Curnow Murphy

Silvagni Dow Stocker Fisher

I’ve cheated a little bit leaving Simpson out, there will be injuries of course and he will play but the end is near nonetheless.
 

JuddgementDay

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Here is my thoughts - assuming that the full list is available for selection :D
This selection of best 22 is really hard and hopefully it will translate to lots of competition for positions which is really exciting.


RD1
Plowman Jones Simpson
Docherty Marchbank Weitering
Walsh Cripps Martin
McKay C.Curnow Fisher
Betts McGovern Cuningham
Kreuzer Murphy E.Curnow

Setterfield SPS Dow Williamson


RD23
Plowman Jones SPS
Docherty Marchbank Weitering
Walsh Cripps Martin
McKay C.Curnow Fisher
Betts McGovern Cuningham
Kreuzer Murphy E.Curnow

Setterfield Stocker Dow Williamson

The only change between RD23 to RD1 is Stocker in for Simpson; and SPS can go back there for a bit of run/ drive out of the backline

I'm sure I may have missed a few, but I couldn't find room for:
  1. LOB
  2. Silvagni
  3. Newman
  4. Gibbons
  5. Kennedy
  6. Newnes
  7. New #9 draft pick
 

TommyPinch

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Next years team should be very competitive.

Here's my go at it.My emergencies are all players that I rate however I can't make room for them at the moment. They could all find themselves in the team by round 2. Zac Fisher, Silvagni and Casboult the most hard done by here.

Exciting times ahead. Team below:

K. Simpson L. Jones L. Plowman

S. Docherty J. Weitering C. Marchbank

J. Martin M. Murphy J. Newnes

D Cunningham C. Curnow M. Gibbons

E Betts H Mckay M McGovern

M. Kreuzer P. Cripps S. Walsh

W. Setterfield, SPS, E. Curnow, N. Newman

EMG P. Dow , Z.Fisher , L. Casboult, L.Obrien, J. Silvagni, J. Kennedy
 

Love the Drake

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I was overseas when Carlton beat Adelaide so finally got around to watching the match. The two players that stood out to me because I was so happy with their games were Setterfield and Gibbons. Of course Cripps, E Curnow and Walsh were enormous but pleasantly surprised with these two who I see as best 22 for round 1 2020.
  • SETTERFIELD - clean, great vision & decision making, neat skills
  • GIBBONS - quick, great engine, smart player
ROUND 1 2020:

Plowman Jones SPS
Docherty Weitering Marchbank
Walsh Cripps Setterfield
McKay C.Curnow Gibbons
Betts McGovern Martin
Kreuzer Murphy E.Curnow

I/C Stocker, JSOS, Levi, Fish

Cuningham, Newman, LOB, Kennedy, Newnes, Dow, No.9 selection all could be there one way or another.

Cuningham has to put a solid body of work in the 2's - JSOS is more reliable/versatile and really hit his straps under Teague
Newman stiff - but was recruited to cover for Doc..and Doc's back
LOB & Dow need to develop in the 2's
Newnes & Kennedy are depth
 
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Foucault1989

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Plowman Jones Marchbank
Docherty Weitering Simpson
Martin Curnow Walsh
Cuningham McKay Fisher
Betts Curnow McGovern
Kreuzer Murphy Cripps
SPS Setterfield Silvagni Gibbons

I really like what Gibbons and Silvagni add skill and IQ wise in the mid-forward half. I have left out some higher rated players because I see their strengths as absolutely essential in modern AFL. Towards the end of the year Silvagni was consistently one of our top ten performers.

Depth:
Casboult - extremely unlucky. I think McKay, Curnow and McGovern need to prove they are better options than him in the first three rounds to keep their spots.
Newman - is next in line for a defender position. If any of marchbank, plowman, docherty, sps or simpson gets injured he is straight in. Along with Casboult, the hardest I found to leave out.
O'Brien - I have gone with the experience of Martin on his wing. Will hopefully be pushing best 22.
Dow - needs to prove he deserves a spot in the midfield. I don't see him as a forward- he us clearly a genuine mid. He will have to displace Gibbons or Setterfield.
Kennedy - I see him as depth in the short, medium and long term. Will come in to fill a spot in the forward line or an inside mid if there is an injury.
Stocker - in my view will be best 22 by the end of the year but needs to perform to get a spot. With list depth the days of gifting young guys games should be over. Stocker will need to build a tank and demonstrate four quarter consistency in the reserves.
Williamson - coming from a long way back. There is a spot in the near future when Simpson retires but he needs half a season of reserves to build consistency and continuity.
Newnes - difficult to predict where he will start. It depends on whether he hits ti ground running.
Lang - depth.

Should be some solid competition for spots. Like always we will get injuries so most of the guys listed will get a good run throughout the year.
 

Foucault1989

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I was overseas when Carlton beat Adelaide so finally got around to watching the match. The two players that stood out to me because I was so happy with their games were Setterfield and Gibbons. Of course Cripps, E Curnow and Walsh were enormous but pleasantly surprised with these two who I see as best 22 for round 1 2020.
  • SETTERFIELD - clean, great vision & decision making, neat skills
  • GIBBONS - quick, great engine, smart player
ROUND 1 2020:

Plowman Jones SPS
Docherty Weitering Marchbank
Walsh Cripps Setterfield
McKay C.Curnow Gibbons
Betts McGovern Martin
Kreuzer Murphy E.Curnow

I/C Stocker, JSOS, Levi, Fish

Cuningham, Newman, LOB, Kennedy, Newnes, Dow, No.9 selection all could be there one way or another.

Cuningham has to put a solid body of work in the 2's - JSOS is more reliable/versatile and really hit his straps under Teague
Newman stiff - but was recruited to cover for Doc..and Doc's back
LOB & Dow need to develop in the 2's
Newnes & Kennedy are depth
Not sure Levi can play with McKay curnow McGovern weitering Jones and marchbank are in. That's already three key position players at each end of the ground. Also, Simpson will be there abouts
 

BrisbaneCFC

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Simpson Jones Williamson
Marchbank Weitering Docherty
SPS Crippa E Curnow
Gibbons McKay Cuningham
J Silvagni C Curnow Betts
Kruezer Walsh Murphy

Bench Stocker Fisher Dow Setterfield

Back Up:
Martin for wings or half forwards or bench guys
Kennedy for Crippa or Setterfield or E Curnow
Plowman for Williamson and Marchbank
Casboult for Jones, Weitering and McKay
Newman for medium and small defenders
M McGovern for J Silvagni or Curnow
Pittonet for Kruezer
O'Brien for wings or guys starting from the bench
Lang for Cuningham, Martin or Betts

Development:
Pick 9 player for midfield or small forward specialist
De Koning for key forward/ruck areas
Owies for small forward/half forward areas
Ben Silvagni for Key Forward and Key Defence
Cottrell for defence or wings
Macreadie for key defence or third tall defender or bust
Finbar O'Dwyer for where he grows into best suited. Way too early to tell for me on little I seen.
Polson for midfield only or bust
H Goddard for key defence or bust
Pick 43 player
Sorry but no way are Martin and Gov going to be back ups. Both are guaranteed in any best 22 of ours.
 

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