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eZyT

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After Kamdyn’s 2nd quarter in last years G.F, he’s a walk up start. Hard, loyal, committed Richmond Man.
The Captains Chronicles. I can see it now.

I’m waiting for Marlion to utter his first words at Tigerland before nominating him Vice Captain.

and don't forget that Kmac bombed it in for Dustys GF goal of the millennium.

therefore, if dusty doesn't want it, Kmac probably should be.

* Marlion did utter a squeaky 'thank you' to daisy Pearce after his debut game.

** Im a bit of a fan of Dursma, much to EZ.jr's chagrin :peepwall
 
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TigerMasochist

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** Im a bit of a fan of Dursma, much to EZ.jr's chagrin :peepwall
Damn. Hit the like button by mistake.
I'm in juniors corner eZyT.
Dursma can play, but he's also premium grade prat. Mr. bow and arrow man when his sides trailing by four goals or his 100 metre dash to hurl insults n present the tupperware tuff at Lynch when he was up the other end of the ground and the game still had a long way to go. Just screams of knob jockey to me.
 
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momentai

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Im an unabashed fan of Richmonds Greatest Love Machine,

but I believe making him Captain would be a slight backward step, toward the days when our best and toughest were not made Captain.

Kane Johnson and Chris Newman served us admirably, but Richo should have been The Man.

Cotchy is our best and arguably our biggest and most indestructible mongrel, as well as an articulate choir boy with hair that is the envy of the world.

Lets not be coy. if Cotchy doesn't maim someone severely in a game, he punches the locker afterwards. and his locker looks like it was purchased at a Syrian cash converters.

so who has the next best combination of talent and unbridled mongrelity?

I'd say Dylan Grimes, Tom Lynch, Toby Nankervis, Marlion Pickett, Liam Baker and Sydney Stack, probably in that order.

I think given cotchy has another 2 years in the job, we can rule Grimes, and Marlion out on age.

and its probably fair to remove Sydney from the captain short list at this point in time.

which leaves us with Tom Lynch, Toby Nankervis or Liam Baker.

jeez. all colossal men, who love to win and hurt.

I think Nank would rather go fishing in southern tasmania,

which yeah, by elimination and science, leaves us with Big Tom or Little Liam as next captain.

and, although bakes has the smile of psychopath that compels followship, always pick a good tall over a good small.

if its not Dusty, who does seem out of contention due to reclusivety and the white shark eyes (italics for anyone forming a punkish band)

then I vote Big Baby-Faced Psycho Tom Lynch too.

when @Tigers of Old proposed it earlier, I dismissed it out of hand,

but through reductionism, I find myself in agreement
You have discussed and excluded quite a few without much regard for our greatest and most inspirational player.
He has become increasingly adept at dealing with the media and his leadership on the field would only be enhanced. Deserves to be asked.
 

123kid

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Back in 2012, when Newman gave plenty of notice that he would be relinquishing his captaincy after being appointed in 2009, perhaps most of us would’ve picked Trent on football ability, but in hindsight it was his values and the type of person he is that really made him a great captain.

We can’t split all these future leaders without knowing them up close pretty well.

I’d love to see Graham, Ross, or any other young guy with great values have a truly standout year like Trent did in 2012... but if not, we don’t need our next captain to be a Brownlow medallist, we just need them to be a quality leader.

We’ve certainly got plenty of those.
 
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year of the tiger

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Back in 2012, when Newman gave plenty of notice that he would be relinquishing his captaincy after being appointed in 2009, perhaps most of us would’ve picked Trent on football ability, but in hindsight it was his values and the type of person he is that really made him a great captain.

We can’t split all these future leaders without knowing them up close pretty well.

I’d love to see Graham, Ross, or any other young guy with great values have a truly standout year like Trent did in 2012... but if not, we don’t need our next captain to be a Brownlow medallist, we just need them to be a quality leader.

We’ve certainly got plenty of those.

So true and I guess when Newman retired the captaincy back then, one Lids probably thought he was in line to take it up (from memory).

Cotch - what an inspired choice.
 
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Tigers of Old

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then I vote Big Baby-Faced Psycho Tom Lynch too.

when @Tigers of Old proposed it earlier, I dismissed it out of hand,

but through reductionism, I find myself in agreement
Now you see it Ezy.
Tom is cool as a cucumber off field, psycho on it. Hard as a cats head at the footy & leads by example.
He's very much like Cotch.
Has experience as a former captain & will only be better after learning from our current leaders too.
28 years old. As a bonafide star, there's little risk of being dropped or traded for the next 5 seasons.
Powerful & imposing & demands respect.
He's the low risk, natural fit.
 
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TigerFlag2017

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I mean how he plays, not his archery mime.

fast, tough, big motor, skilled.

but yeah, EZJ wont have it.
Given his toughness, would he be a good recruit to target? Given our dearth of leadership, he could be a future captain of RFC.....
:eek:
 
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craig

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The Kochies always seem to field a few Bathwater drinkers and Flogs


Tredrea - admitttedly could play though.

Chad Kornes - also admittedly could play.

Kane Cornes - .........................................................

Wingard - FigJam MK II ... now flogging it up in a shitt side.

Dixon - oversized pissant reliant on free kicks.

Hartlett - Campaigner now loading up with tatts to compensate for his stature and crepe paper hamstrings who now thinks he's some sort of tough guy. Flog.

Motlop - Campaigner

Duursma with his Robin Hood BS and head band ...campaigner

Rozee - can play but also is a bit of a campaigner.

Butters - Predicting that he will progress to campaigner status this year
 
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