If You Could Choose 1 Player Only from Another Club.....

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If You Could Choose 1 Player Only from Another Club.....

Post by Windy_Hill » Sat Nov 16, 2019 7:40 pm

Who would it be and why?

My choice would be - Patrick Cripps

The ideal player for our undersized midfield - contested ball beast and commanding presence

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Post by BenDoolan » Sat Nov 16, 2019 8:19 pm

With you on that one. He will win Brownlow for sure. Gun.
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Post by grassy1 » Sun Nov 17, 2019 5:33 am

Had a few bob each way in Cripps to Win it this year,only to have my place divvy cut in half by a tie.

Shit!

But yes,I would take Paddy at Essendon in a heartbeat.

You could also say Fyfe,having Won the Charlie this year,would be well worth a look at,but he ain’t going anywhere,given how desperately the Dorkers need him.Without him,they would have been a whole lot worse.Though I still can’t believe some of the Votes the Umps gave him in some of their Apalling performances. :roll:

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Post by Windy_Hill » Sun Nov 17, 2019 4:32 pm

Fyfe was in the running but a little older so Cripps gets the nod


That’s 3 from 3 so far.


Interesting that we can all see the type of player we need but not Dodoro.

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Post by BenDoolan » Sun Nov 17, 2019 6:07 pm

Windy_Hill wrote:
Sun Nov 17, 2019 4:32 pm
Fyfe was in the running but a little older so Cripps gets the nod


That’s 3 from 3 so far.


Interesting that we can all see the type of player we need but not Dodoro.
We would have selected Cripps (so they say) had it not been for the draft penalties.
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Re: If You Could Choose 1 Player Only from Another Club.....

Post by Windy_Hill » Sun Nov 17, 2019 6:13 pm

BenDoolan wrote:
Sun Nov 17, 2019 6:07 pm
Windy_Hill wrote:
Sun Nov 17, 2019 4:32 pm
Fyfe was in the running but a little older so Cripps gets the nod


That’s 3 from 3 so far.


Interesting that we can all see the type of player we need but not Dodoro.
We would have selected Cripps (so they say) had it not been for the draft penalties.
Perhaps, but that doesn’t hide the fact that our major mid field deficiency, a robust inside general has not been addressed over many years. In fact other than Jobe, we haven’t had such a player since JJ in the late to mid 2000s.

I am sure the return of Devon Smith will assist in this area but he is not really the physical presence needed. Neither are Merrett, Heppell or Parish who seem to be earmarked for the role.

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Re: If You Could Choose 1 Player Only from Another Club.....

Post by s'dreams » Sun Nov 17, 2019 7:20 pm

Grundy for mine ... the sort of ruckman who turns average mids into very good, and very good into elite.
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Re: If You Could Choose 1 Player Only from Another Club.....

Post by Windy_Hill » Sun Nov 17, 2019 9:25 pm

So Far

Cripps 3
Grundy 1

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