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Noah Balta - Welcome to Tigerland

Ghost of 29

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Just think he has the lowest footy iq in the side imo ( aside from Castagna and arrts)

He’s an athletic beast, but he really has no footy smarts about him. Definitely not a forward where you have to use guile and leading patterns to earn your crust.

Backline only imo, see ball get ball and boot it long. That’s his go. Maybe some ruck on Occassions
Rambo 3, the Colonel tells Rambo they didn’t make him this great fighting machine, it was always there, they just chipped away the rough edges.
There is a great footballer waiting to explode with Noah, just have to chip away those rough edges.
 
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TigerForce

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Sorry if mentioned, but Balts had another chance after that smother. Instead of punching the ball, he could've grabbed it and kicked at goal. IMO, that was the worst part of this blunder.
 
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ARCHYBOY

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After watching the last two minutes of the game against Freo again, I have come to the conclusion that Balta & Cumberland should now be known as the “Wareness Twins”

Noah Wareness…..
 
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MD Jazz

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Ump also blew the whistle at the 5 second mark. It's simple, if you're going to wind down the clock, keep one eye on the clock.
Yeh not that hard. A couple of glances. Listen to the ump. Start walking in when the clock gets around 26 or 27 seconds.
 
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DavidSSS

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Yeh not that hard. A couple of glances. Listen to the ump. Start walking in when the clock gets around 26 or 27 seconds.

You only have to start the runup, not actually kick it within the 30 seconds. He should have turned and started walking towards goal.

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Little Ziggyadee

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Balta has the talent and the body for AFL. He just needs to get some awareness around the ground more then he will be complete
Spot on
That's the issue. If he was 75kgs and 181cm tall he wouldn't be on an AFL list.
He is a pure athlete with minimal knowledge of the game.
He needs a full time coach like Choco Williams to turn him into the great footballer.
Imagine Balta with Matthew Knights football brain
 
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daniel30

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Spot on
That's the issue. If he was 75kgs and 181cm tall he wouldn't be on an AFL list.
He is a pure athlete with minimal knowledge of the game.
He needs a full time coach like Choco Williams to turn him the great footballer.
Imagine Balta with Matthew Knights football brain
Agree with that first thing for me his to heavy needs to trim down.
 
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saigon tiger

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Didn't Dimma once say that Noah could be anything, he just doesn't know it ?
Dimma also said that RCD was Dangerfield like in potential. I think Balta needs to get his head out of his arse and just go back to basic. Been meh for 2 seasons now
 

Little Ziggyadee

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Dimma also said that RCD was Dangerfield like in potential. I think Balta needs to get his head out of his arse and just go back to basic. Been meh for 2 seasons now
Maybe 'meh' is a bit harsh
But agree where's the development at this club.
Unless they top 10 picks or desperate kids off the Rookie list many show minimal improvement.