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2021 Draft Thread

T-Shirt Tommy

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I didn’t think Hayes would get drafted due to his age and being overlooked for so many years but he got his chance last night and starred for the Saints, 10 kicks, 8 handballs, 89% DE, 10 marks, 3 goals and 127 SC points. Great stuff.
How old is he?
 

Smoking Aces

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The top 10 of this draft could be the best yet. The debuts of these kids has been exceptional. All look like 200 game players.
 
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shad

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The top 10 of this draft could be the best yet. The debuts of these kids has been exceptional. All look like 200 game players.
Agree. I can't remember so many first year player making such an impact so early.

The obvious question is what does it say about the development pathways/TAC cup program. These kids have missed the best part of two years footy but are performing way better than normal.
 

TigerMasochist

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Agree. I can't remember so many first year player making such an impact so early.

The obvious question is what does it say about the development pathways/TAC cup program. These kids have missed the best part of two years footy but are performing way better than normal.
Massive question that no-one from H.Q. would ever consider trying to answer as it could never show their programs in a good light. Probably just an amateur guesstimate from a numpty supporter but I wonder whether the lack of footy hasn't simply been a massive bonus for the kids. They generally play and train for TAC requirements, play local club and school footy as well as they are coming through n by the time they get drafted they've been on a rigid path way for a few years n many carry niggles n creaks from over load as well. Could be that the kids are simply fresh n eager instead of locked in rigid.
Not sure if it's just the U.S. grid iron sport system or others as well, but they struggle to believe we take kids at 18 straight into professional footy.
 
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turk-d-tiger

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Lets hope the rest of our draftee's also have the same impact

they are looking really good at the moment
Banks , Brown , Sonsie & Juddy
 

tigertime2

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Agree. I can't remember so many first year player making such an impact so early.

The obvious question is what does it say about the development pathways/TAC cup program. These kids have missed the best part of two years footy but are performing way better than normal.
100% most kids get burnt by the system.
 
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Dont Argue

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PRIZED Fremantle draftee Jye Amiss is set for a lengthy stint on the sidelines after suffering a serious kidney injury that required surgery.

Amiss suffered the setback when he was involved in a heavy collision playing for Peel Thunder in the WAFL against South Fremantle on Saturday.

Fremantle football manager Peter Bell said the club was assessing what it meant for the exciting key forward, who made an impressive debut against North Melbourne in round eight.

MEDICAL ROOM Check out the full injury list

"Jye sustained a pretty heavy impact injury to his kidney in the game against South Fremantle," Bell told the club's website.

"He had to go to hospital, he’s had some surgery on that kidney.

"He’s doing well at the moment and we’re just getting all the opinions as to what it means for his football, but he’ll be out for a period of time."

Amiss, a 196cm sharpshooter who was recruited with pick No.8 in the 2021 NAB AFL Draft, booted two goals when he was unveiled against the Kangaroos a fortnight ago.
 

TigerForce

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PRIZED Fremantle draftee Jye Amiss is set for a lengthy stint on the sidelines after suffering a serious kidney injury that required surgery.

Amiss suffered the setback when he was involved in a heavy collision playing for Peel Thunder in the WAFL against South Fremantle on Saturday.

Fremantle football manager Peter Bell said the club was assessing what it meant for the exciting key forward, who made an impressive debut against North Melbourne in round eight.

MEDICAL ROOM Check out the full injury list

"Jye sustained a pretty heavy impact injury to his kidney in the game against South Fremantle," Bell told the club's website.

"He had to go to hospital, he’s had some surgery on that kidney.

"He’s doing well at the moment and we’re just getting all the opinions as to what it means for his football, but he’ll be out for a period of time."

Amiss, a 196cm sharpshooter who was recruited with pick No.8 in the 2021 NAB AFL Draft, booted two goals when he was unveiled against the Kangaroos a fortnight ago.
Not good if it's kidney. Hope he recovers well.
 
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TigerMasochist

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Not good for the young fella. Hopefully all goes well n he comes back healthy n strong next year, except against us of course.