Hugh McCluggage

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Re: Hugh McCluggage

Post by Sismis » Thu Sep 29, 2016 4:27 pm

Gimps wrote:If stats are as important as you make out, I think the above stats back up my claims quite well.
I can see how someone who didn't understand football could come to that conclusion.

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Re: Hugh McCluggage

Post by Gimps » Thu Sep 29, 2016 7:57 pm

Sismis wrote:
Gimps wrote:If stats are as important as you make out, I think the above stats back up my claims quite well.
I can see how someone who didn't understand football could come to that conclusion.
Really? I think I explained my concerns about the kicking of McCluggage by actually watching him play. And that McGrath was a better kick, by watching him play. You then put up stats that shows McGrath with a better kicking %. I don't rate stats that highly, but on this occasion, they strengthen my argument.

What's your concern here? Are you going to say that McCluggage gets more ball through the middle, which may lead to more perceived pressure? If so, it may have a slight impact on the %. But nothing impacts on the fact that I have watched both of them actually play, and saw McCluggage's difficiency with my own eyes.

I look forward to your rebuttal.

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Re: Hugh McCluggage

Post by Sismis » Thu Sep 29, 2016 9:51 pm

High possession mids have lower efficiency. Check out Dangerfield's and Martin's.Halfbacks tend to have higher.

At no stage did I say McGrath wasn't a better kick. By all accounts he is a great kick and is extremely good at kicking out. But noone (aside from mastercoach Gimps) has any issue with McCluggage's kicking.

McCluggage can play as a natural forward, this is something we need. One of the other attributes that seems to come up a lot is his upside. He came from nowhere this year and most observers are saying there is plenty of improvement to come.

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Re: Hugh McCluggage

Post by s'dreams » Mon Oct 03, 2016 12:06 pm

four goals on Friday in the all star match.

Did anyone see it and how did he stack up compared to the others?

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Re: Hugh McCluggage

Post by boncer34 » Mon Oct 03, 2016 12:26 pm

Unless he bombs his interview we will take him with pick 1 should we still have it.
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Re: Hugh McCluggage

Post by little_ripper » Thu Oct 06, 2016 9:40 pm

Gimps wrote:
Sismis wrote:
Gimps wrote:If stats are as important as you make out, I think the above stats back up my claims quite well.
I can see how someone who didn't understand football could come to that conclusion.
Really? I think I explained my concerns about the kicking of McCluggage by actually watching him play. And that McGrath was a better kick, by watching him play. You then put up stats that shows McGrath with a better kicking %. I don't rate stats that highly, but on this occasion, they strengthen my argument.

What's your concern here? Are you going to say that McCluggage gets more ball through the middle, which may lead to more perceived pressure? If so, it may have a slight impact on the %. But nothing impacts on the fact that I have watched both of them actually play, and saw McCluggage's difficiency with my own eyes.

I look forward to your rebuttal.

Having only viewed youtube highlights. McGrath heavily favours his preferred. Often handballs when caught on his non preferred.

McCluggage kicks equally well on both sides of his body, gets plenty of the ball and finds the goals.

McGrath's right foot is better though from what I could tell.

Best draft pick though could be that quick indigenous bloke from WA with the hyphenated last name.

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Re: Hugh McCluggage

Post by jjono » Fri Oct 07, 2016 12:31 pm

little_ripper wrote:

Best draft pick though could be that quick indigenous bloke from WA with the hyphenated last name.

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