Irish Influx

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desmondo
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Irish Influx

Post by desmondo » Wed Nov 06, 2019 3:44 pm

We have just recruited two Irishmen to the club. Cian McBride and Ross McQuillan.

Welcome to the club boys and good luck with your endeavours to play AFL footy.

https://www.essendonfc.com.au/news/2019 ... nd-running

https://www.essendonfc.com.au/news/2019 ... d-irishman

Both seem like handy pick-ups with McBride at 197cm and fairly quick and McQuillan with speed, aggression and most importantly good foot skills.

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Windy_Hill
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Re: Irish Influx

Post by Windy_Hill » Wed Nov 06, 2019 7:02 pm

At this rate, Ireland will, in the not too distant future, be able to field a fully fledged AFL team in the international series....forget the stupid combined rules. Yes they would get flogged, today. But in 10 years time who knows?

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Re: Irish Influx

Post by grassy1 » Thu Nov 07, 2019 1:29 am

Maybe.

They might have to get in the queue though,behind any Indigenous team that might have a team of their own,but such a prospect would seem very unlikely,I’m afraid.

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Re: Irish Influx

Post by Rover99 » Thu Nov 07, 2019 11:51 pm

Like the look of that pair. McBride good raps! Like to see him play. Like us gettin' them young

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Re: Irish Influx

Post by Windy_Hill » Sat Nov 09, 2019 6:47 pm

County Cork is the new Wimmera district.

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Re: Irish Influx

Post by Gimps » Wed Nov 20, 2019 5:20 pm

Bet they can kick the ball better than 90% of our list.

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Re: Irish Influx

Post by Crazyman » Wed Nov 20, 2019 5:53 pm

Gimps wrote:
Wed Nov 20, 2019 5:20 pm
Bet they can kick the ball better than 90% of our list.
Yeah, but we’ll turn em into congested pressure hand ballers that put others under more pressure...

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Re: Irish Influx

Post by Gimps » Wed Nov 20, 2019 6:49 pm

Crazyman wrote:
Wed Nov 20, 2019 5:53 pm
Gimps wrote:
Wed Nov 20, 2019 5:20 pm
Bet they can kick the ball better than 90% of our list.
Yeah, but we’ll turn em into congested pressure hand ballers that put others under more pressure...
You’re a good judge.

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