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Dustin Martin

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Two outta three ain't bad.
Mar 21, 2005
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And retire with
400+ gamea
470 goals
6 norm smith
3 brownlows
7 time premiership player

will have a stand named after at mcg
And an oval named after him

and will retire with dimma having taking our club to 17 flags
Can I place a hunji on that at Sportsbet?
 

ToraToraTora

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In terms of Dusty's greatness. Who has dominated 3 finals series like Dusty has? Not just dominated but won games so emphatically and bossed every game. Every game.

I recall hazily Gary Ablett Snr in that amazing finals series and kicking 9 in a losing GF. But it was one series.

Kevin Bartlett? I vaguely know he dominated the 1980 finals series. Is he comparable?
Ablett and Bartlett's series were both amazing. God with his brute power and Kevy with guile pace and finishing. I was at all 3 1980 finals and lemme tell you KB would walk into this Richmond side and tear *smile* up. Was an absolute genius around packs. We wouldn't have made the GF without him. Semi Final v Cats was a tight contest, Kev slams through lazy 8 straight. Bamboozled em. This greatest finals player of all time business still makes me a tad queasy.... Hungry Bartlett was some player in September.
 
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Ablett and Bartlett's series were both amazing. God with his brute power and Kevy with guile pace and finishing. I was at all 3 1980 finals and lemme tell you KB would walk into this Richmond side and tear *smile* up. Was an absolute genius around packs. We wouldn't have made the GF without him. Semi Final v Cats was a tight contest, Kev slams through lazy 8 straight. Bamboozled em. This greatest finals player of all time business still makes me a tad queasy.... Hungry Bartlett was some player in September.
8 out of 14 mind you. Imagine that today?
 
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Bartlett read the game so well, it is something you notice in great players. He was a wiry guy too but they would smack him down and he would just get up again.

Dusty reads it so well too, the timing he showed intercepting the handball to kick that goal on Saturday was great.

DS
 
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Midsy

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3× AFL premiership player: 2017, 2019, 2020
3× Norm Smith Medal: 2017, 2019, 2020
1x Brownlow Medal: 2017
1x Leigh Matthews Trophy: 2017
1x AFLCA champion player of the year award: 2017
4× All-Australian team: 2016, 2017, 2018, 2020
3× Gary Ayres Award: 2017, 2019, 2020
2x Jack Dyer Medal: 2016, 2017
1x State of Origin best on ground: 2020
2× Yiooken Award: 2016, 2017
2× Ian Stewart Medal: 2017, 2019
2× 22under22 team: 2012, 2013
1x AFL Rising Star nominee: 2010
 
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JR8

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3× AFL premiership player: 2017, 2019, 2020
3× Norm Smith Medal: 2017, 2019, 2020
1x Brownlow Medal: 2017
1x Leigh Matthews Trophy: 2017
1x AFLCA champion player of the year award: 2017
4× All-Australian team: 2016, 2017, 2018, 2020
3× Gary Ayres Award: 2017, 2019, 2020
2x Jack Dyer Medal: 2016, 2017
1x State of Origin best on ground: 2020
2× Yiooken Award: 2016, 2017
2× Ian Stewart Medal: 2017, 2019
2× 22under22 team: 2012, 2013
1x AFL Rising Star nominee: 2010

Quite the resume and it's still being written.

FRIGHTENING!!!!
 
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aoc1974

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Ralph Carr about to be interviewed on SEN for those with any interest. .... any manager of Dustin is a friend of mine!
 

aoc1974

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He was good. Also has Mabs, Shai and Dan Rioli.

Still can't get over those North and Adelaide offers. ...... $ 11M over 7yrs!

Can't wait for this doco that's been going on past 4 years... Ralph didn't mention when it will be released unfortunately.
 
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Smoking Aces

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Ralph Carr about to be interviewed on SEN for those with any interest. .... any manager of Dustin is a friend of mine!
He spoke very highly of the RFC. Has a great relationship with Hartley.

He said that Bolton isnt going anywhere!

And Adelaide and North both offered Martin $11m over 7 years during 2017. He said he talked Martin into staying with us because we are a better run club and more opportunity to make money later in his career. The turning point for Martin was the last H&A game in 2017 against St. Kilda when the Richmond supporters gave him a standing ovation.
 
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caesar

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He spoke very highly of the RFC. Has a great relationship with Hartley.

He said that Bolton isnt going anywhere!

And Adelaide and North both offered Martin $11m over 7 years during 2017. He said he talked Martin into staying with us because we are a better run club and more opportunity to make money later in his career. The turning point for Martin was the last H&A game in 2017 against St. Kilda when the Richmond supporters gave him a standing ovation.

Was a very interesting interview, in Ralphy we trust, done a sensational job for Dusty but also responsible for keeping him at Richmond.
I will post the interview once podcast is up.
 
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rinso17

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In terms of Dusty's greatness. Who has dominated 3 finals series like Dusty has? Not just dominated but won games so emphatically and bossed every game. Every game.

I recall hazily Gary Ablett Snr in that amazing finals series and kicking 9 in a losing GF. But it was one series.

Darren Jarman had some special finals moments but nothing in the same league.

Ayres, Hodge and McLeod have two NS's, but not one of them came close to his dominating feats.

Anyone know what Lethal's actual records were in finals?

Kevin Bartlett? I vaguely know he dominated the 1980 finals series. Is he comparable?

Also need to keep him mind in the 90's and before you had full-forwards who kicked 100+ goals, and there was more room for individual goal-kicking brilliance.

I feel so bloody lucky to have experienced Dusty for over 10 years now, we really have been blessed.