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Kane Lambert

snags

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He's be a really good coach IMO.
Makes sense he's been able to survive and thrive adapting to higher and higher levels of performance. His life experience should make a better coach than someone more naturally gifted and traversing the usual football pathways. Let's make it happen (only if he's exhausted his playing options). I hate the idea that he's running around bone on bone. Can't have good quality of life ATM.
 
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Tigerfan

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Hopefully a few more if it just takes time to settle.

He will miss the Swans game clearly, then has another week off with the bye.

Aim to play him against Port, Carlton and Geelong (all at the MCG, all have 7 day breaks)
Rest against West Coast and possibly Gold Coast
Aim to play him against North, Freo and Brisbane
Rest him from the Port trip
Aim to play him against Hawthorn and Essendon to see the season out.
Bye week gives him a week off
Then its finals time baby.

2 week break, then 3 games, then 2 week break, then 3 games, then 1 week break, then 2 games, then 1 week break going into finals. Possibly plays 8 excluding finals.
R 13, 14 & 15
Rest
R 19, 20, 21
Rest
Finals
 
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Bourke'sFifthSymphony

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Dimma has mentioned Lambs' playing in pain repeatedly.
Probably Lambs' last year.
Ideally he and Shedsy retire.
Meaning that Jack R can stay on.
Two retirements are enough.
Brilliant passage of play versus the Dons, where Jack hollows out the forward line, easy uncontested mark and goal.
Jack is a brilliant tactician and reader of the game.
 
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MB78

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Lambert is a restricted free agent at the end of the year.

Happy that he has been paid well enough to be on that list since as one of our highest earners, as he will be retired 2-3 seasons early than what was planned.
 
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DuD_Delist

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There are few players who have a lasting effect on a footy club. You can easily see that Lambert is one of them. Whilst he doesn’t have the same high profile as some other players, within the four walls he would be sitting comfortably next to the likes of Martin, Cotchin, Jack etc in terms of importance when we won our premierships.
Bloody oath.
He's a Legend.
 
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St Kevin

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He's played 100+ games, so can't wait until he and Abbey start working on some little Lambos.
 
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Lambert is a restricted free agent at the end of the year.

Happy that he has been paid well enough to be on that list since as one of our highest earners, as he will be retired 2-3 seasons early than what was planned.
Yeah. ..I was sort of surprised to see him listed in the top 25% as we tend to hear so much about role players at Richmond and he's often been categorized as such. Obviously, his manager and the club recognized his value.
 

Tiger Pops

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If we can get a block between now and finals (assuming our momentum continues), then a few finals that would be a fitting end. Its such a shame sing he was late into the system and now this injury robs him of another 2-3 more season. Saying that he can be extremely satisfied that in his 132 games he has 3 premiership medallions to savour for the rest of his life. Such a clubman, so committed to get the most out of himself, very very smart footballer who does little things that go unnoticed on the field.

We thought we would not see him at all in 2022 - yet he played 6-7 games (inc VFL), lets hope there are a few more games to go.
 
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spook

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Lambo's services as an assistant/culture driver will be in high demand. Clubs will bid for him. We'll have to shed someone if we want to fit him into the soft cap.
 
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DuD_Delist

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Lambo's services as an assistant/culture driver will be in high demand. Clubs will bid for him. We'll have to shed someone if we want to fit him into the soft cap.
I don't mind if he goes somewhere else a bit like Grigga.
Returns when the master retires.
 

St Kevin

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Hope he doesn't follow Richo's path.

Based on plenty of our players and former players recent exploits, we should be looking forward to an AFLW dynasty in 20-25 years. Knowing our luck re father/son and father/daughter, it will be a moot point as we will all be watching AFL e-sports by then.
 

Bullarto Tiger

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Well, it sounds as though this is the final stretch for Lambert.
As Dimma said, whatever games he plays from here on in will be an absolute bonus.
I'm guessing he won't be in the Yellow and Black beyond this year given his injury.
A real gun player. Maybe the Club will manage him carefully and have him fresh for three or four finals matches to finish off his career.
We'll just have to soak up every minute he's on the field this year because we won't be seeing much more of this great player.
 
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UKTiger

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Damage is already done mate, his bone spurs which he had removed a few seasons back carved the cartledge out of his hip joint years back.

The ensuing damage is the result of bone on bone with no cartledge.
I had bone on bone knee thanks to many years of sport (no cartilages left) and osteoarthritis (old age) so I know how painful bone on bone can be and even though I was no top sportsman, it virtually stopped all thoughts of sport exertion. A recent knee replacement means I can do most things relatively normally with limitations and pain free again but as Kane is a at the top of his game no op will allow him to play again at his level so I am grateful to him putting his body on the line this season but we have to accept Kane's contributions are limited until he retires at seasons end. Someone mentioned Andy Murray having hip surgery and whilst he can play again his movement is restricted and he is a shell of the player he was three years ago
 
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craig

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Lambo's services as an assistant/culture driver will be in high demand. Clubs will bid for him. We'll have to shed someone if we want to fit him into the soft cap.
Collingwood or Drugs will probably go for him.
 
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