The Draft.

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The Draft.

Post by F111 » Thu Oct 16, 2014 3:29 pm

We have picks 17, 20, 62, 71.

Should we be going for inside or outside mids?
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Re: The Draft.

Post by BERT » Thu Oct 16, 2014 3:46 pm

I think we will draft a ruckman.

I think we need to look at the Hawthorn model and draft excellent users of the ball.

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Re: The Draft.

Post by boncer34 » Thu Oct 16, 2014 4:00 pm

BERT wrote:I think we will draft a ruckman.
I think we need to look at the Hawthorn model and draft excellent users of the ball.
No chance.

Ruckmen are rubbish in this draft and we'll only be using first 2 picks.
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Re: The Draft.

Post by Gimps » Thu Oct 16, 2014 4:13 pm

boncer34 wrote:
BERT wrote:I think we will draft a ruckman.
I think we need to look at the Hawthorn model and draft excellent users of the ball.
No chance.

Ruckmen are rubbish in this draft and we'll only be using first 2 picks.
I think Thurlow might get the arse and be replaced with another rookie.

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Re: The Draft.

Post by BenDoolan » Thu Oct 16, 2014 4:14 pm

FFS, just pick someone who can take a mark and kick a goal.

We've blown our chance of getting a top line mid when we didn't trade for pick 4.
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Re: The Draft.

Post by F111 » Thu Oct 16, 2014 4:25 pm

Dodoro wrote:“We will pick the best two players at the draft as we will use our third selection to upgrade Patty Ambrose,” he said.

“During the trade period we have covered our backline, our midfield, our ruck and we go to the draft with two selections so we are not in a bad spot.”
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Re: The Draft.

Post by boncer34 » Thu Oct 16, 2014 7:00 pm

Nakia Cockatoo would be nice with 17.

And then the switched on Garlett cousin with 20 and I will be a happy man.

Wouldn't say no to Menadue either.
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Re: The Draft.

Post by BenDoolan » Thu Oct 16, 2014 7:11 pm

boncer34 wrote:Nakia Cockatoo would be nice with 17.
A great sprinter and great kick. Will he last?
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Re: The Draft.

Post by boncer34 » Thu Oct 16, 2014 7:46 pm

BenDoolan wrote:
boncer34 wrote:Nakia Cockatoo would be nice with 17.
A great sprinter and great kick. Will he last?
He'll be pretty close I'd imagine.

Maybe North with 16? They need speed.
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Re: The Draft.

Post by BenDoolan » Thu Oct 16, 2014 7:56 pm

boncer34 wrote:
BenDoolan wrote:
boncer34 wrote:Nakia Cockatoo would be nice with 17.
A great sprinter and great kick. Will he last?
He'll be pretty close I'd imagine.

Maybe North with 16? They need speed.
Well that's f***** us. He trained at North. Kiss that idea goodbye...
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Re: The Draft.

Post by boncer34 » Thu Oct 16, 2014 8:02 pm

BenDoolan wrote:
boncer34 wrote:
BenDoolan wrote:
boncer34 wrote:Nakia Cockatoo would be nice with 17.
A great sprinter and great kick. Will he last?
He'll be pretty close I'd imagine.

Maybe North with 16? They need speed.
Well that's f***** us. He trained at North. Kiss that idea goodbye...
How has he done that?

I didn't think you could have draft prospects train with you?

And meh take Garlett then.
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Re: The Draft.

Post by s'dreams » Thu Oct 16, 2014 8:19 pm

We need more half back flankers for Frankston ... :-)
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Re: The Draft.

Post by BenDoolan » Thu Oct 16, 2014 8:24 pm

boncer34 wrote:
BenDoolan wrote:
boncer34 wrote:
BenDoolan wrote:
boncer34 wrote:Nakia Cockatoo would be nice with 17.
A great sprinter and great kick. Will he last?
He'll be pretty close I'd imagine.

Maybe North with 16? They need speed.
Well that's f***** us. He trained at North. Kiss that idea goodbye...
How has he done that?

I didn't think you could have draft prospects train with you?

And meh take Garlett then.
NMFC website;

"There was a family connection at North Melbourne last week as draft hopeful Nakia Cockatoo trained with the team.

Nakia’s grandfather Robert played in the club’s reserves and under 19’s teams throughout the 80’s, and is described by former team-mate Darren Crocker as ‘one of the most talented players’ he ever lined up alongside."
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Re: The Draft.

Post by Gimps » Thu Oct 16, 2014 8:57 pm

BenDoolan wrote:
boncer34 wrote:
BenDoolan wrote:
boncer34 wrote:Nakia Cockatoo would be nice with 17.
A great sprinter and great kick. Will he last?
He'll be pretty close I'd imagine.

Maybe North with 16? They need speed.
Well that's f***** us. He trained at North. Kiss that idea goodbye...
Didn't Michael Barlow train with us?

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Re: The Draft.

Post by BenDoolan » Thu Oct 16, 2014 9:29 pm

Gimps wrote:
BenDoolan wrote:
boncer34 wrote:
BenDoolan wrote:
boncer34 wrote:Nakia Cockatoo would be nice with 17.
A great sprinter and great kick. Will he last?
He'll be pretty close I'd imagine.

Maybe North with 16? They need speed.
Well that's f***** us. He trained at North. Kiss that idea goodbye...
Didn't Michael Barlow train with us?
Yes. But North doesn't have Matthew Knights as coach ;-)
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Re: The Draft.

Post by boncer34 » Thu Oct 16, 2014 10:18 pm

Pray Goddard is still available Benny because North would be very tempted
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Re: The Draft.

Post by BenDoolan » Fri Oct 17, 2014 4:50 am

boncer34 wrote:Pray Goddard is still available Benny because North would be very tempted
Looked at a bit of footage of Jarrod Garlett. Very quick and elusive. We need something like that. It worried me that his disposal efficiency in that package was about 5% though...
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Re: The Draft.

Post by boncer34 » Fri Oct 17, 2014 6:35 am

Disposal isn't a big deal in AFL. :lol:
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Re: The Draft.

Post by j-mac31 » Fri Oct 17, 2014 10:20 am

Gimps wrote:
BenDoolan wrote:
boncer34 wrote:
BenDoolan wrote:
boncer34 wrote:Nakia Cockatoo would be nice with 17.
A great sprinter and great kick. Will he last?
He'll be pretty close I'd imagine.

Maybe North with 16? They need speed.
Well that's f***** us. He trained at North. Kiss that idea goodbye...
Didn't Michael Barlow train with us?
After National Draft but before PSD players that missed out can train with clubs to try to impress them.
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Re: The Draft.

Post by little_ripper » Fri Oct 17, 2014 11:39 am

This looks like Thurlows replacement...Andrew Browne.
Also a 'live wire' aka excitement machine. McCarg

Rookies...

http://www.heraldsun.com.au/leader/west ... 7091276578


AFL club Essendon shows interest in listing Deer Park livewire Kwame McHarg as a rookie

DAMIEN RACTLIFFE BRIMBANK LEADER OCTOBER 15, 2014 12:57PM

ESSENDON has expressed interest in signing Deer Park livewire Kwame McHarg as a rookie-listed player for next season.

The Bombers have put the explosive 23-year-old through several tests as they contemplate handing McHarg a chance at the top level.

Deer Park president Mark McGoldrick revealed the former Williamstown player was also on the radar of several VFL clubs.

The news follows the Bombers’ interest in securing former Richmond big man Andrew Browne, who has impressed for Essendon District Football League side Keilor in the past two seasons.

“He’s done a rookie testing at Essendon and tested very well,” McGoldrick said of McHarg.

“Indications from him at the moment are if he’s unsuccessful, he will stay at the club. But there are some VFL clubs interested in him, too.”

McGoldrick said the club is happy for McHarg to pursue a career at the higher level.

“It’s what our football club is all about. We see it as a feather in our cap,” he said.

McHarg enjoyed a stellar year for the Lions in the Western Region Football League this season.

He finished fourth in the Barry Priest Medal and also booted seven goals to take out best-on-ground honours in the Lions’ 77-point grand final win against Spotswood.

McGoldrick said Brett Guerra, who has signed as coach at Chelsea, is the only Deer Park player to have committed elsewhere for 2015, while two-time premiership boss Marc Bullen is set to coach again next season.

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