Pick 29: Shai Bolton

James

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Balta confirmed Quad and on short term injury list.
Thanks Caesar. Suppose that might take around 2 weeks and given the teams present make up, with Astbury Broad and Grimes on the full-back lime, what do you think of his prospects of playing in September?
 

zippadeee

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Herald sun today Ralph Mouth reckons the Crows could come hard for him.
Not sure you could let him go......unless it a straight swap for Brady Crouch
 

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Thanks Caesar. Suppose that might take around 2 weeks and given the teams present make up, with Astbury Broad and Grimes on the full-back lime, what do you think of his prospects of playing in September?
Will make it hard for Balta I reckon if no key position players get injured, ironical that his versatility got him a game when we were trying to put out spot fires everywhere and now he is a victim of that versatility now that we are settling down our line up and through no fault of his own does not have a designated spot to call his own.
I reckon it was the right call to send him back for further development, i think he was getting a bit confused himself with what he was asked to do.
 
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James

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Herald sun today Ralph Mouth reckons the Crows could come hard for him.
Not sure you could let him go......unless it a straight swap for Brady Crouch
Zippo I wouldn’t consider Brady C.
Maybe two first round picks starting with their likely pick 2 in this year’s draft, and a guaranteed top 10 in next years, but only maybe.
 

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Zippo I wouldn’t consider Brady C.
Maybe two first round picks starting with their likely pick 2 in this year’s draft, and a guaranteed top 10 in next years, but only maybe.
Definitely a first rounder, not sure about 2.
We need a ready made ruckman or midfielder.
I don’t want Jacobs, the only straight swap I may accept would be Crouch or Laird
Bolton is on the brink of being in our best 22..
I say keep.. couldn’t face us picking up another smurf
 

btoz_01

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With Butler on the outer Need to keep $hai dont want us to lose him
 
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lukeanddad

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He gives every impression of being a Shedda upgrade at the moment. Our future is so bright I gotta wear shades!!
Sacrilege! Given that Titch is being compared with Burgoyne these days, I'd say he has a way to go to reach these levels
 
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Sacrilege! Given that Titch is being compared with Burgoyne these days, I'd say he has a way to go to reach these levels
Im pretty sure tails would've meant replacement rather than upgrade?

I reckon if Mark Zuckerberg barracked for Richmond, he would be our only supporter who would consider Sheds upgradable

and he'd be wrong.
 
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BillyJean17

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Herald sun today Ralph Mouth reckons the Crows could come hard for him.
Not sure you could let him go......unless it a straight swap for Brady Crouch
That’s just a spitball of players that could cover a gap . 17 clubs would be crawling all over our uncontracted players ,we have best depth bar none .
 
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mad_tiggy911

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Looks much better between the arcs through the midfield. Shai can get good separation in the centre due to 666 as he has elite acceleration.
 
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zippadeee

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Zippo I wouldn’t consider Brady C.
Maybe two first round picks starting with their likely pick 2 in this year’s draft, and a guaranteed top 10 in next years, but only maybe.
Your not going to get 2 first rounders for bolton.
You wouldn't even get a pick under 10 for him.
Therefore i wouldnt trade him unless he wants out.
Bolton is ready now we can't afford another ellis or lennon now.
That's why i would only accept a ready made player like Crouch or Laird or Liptak.
 

James

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Your not going to get 2 first rounders for bolton.
You wouldn't even get a pick under 10 for him.
Therefore i wouldnt trade him unless he wants out.
Bolton is ready now we can't afford another ellis or lennon now.
That's why i would only accept a ready made player like Crouch or Laird or Liptak.
Ralph will have him dreaming of a very large income.
If he agrees to hold out for that and Adelaide makes a suitable offer all we can do is try to persuade him to stay.
In our favour is that he appears to be well settled with lots of young mates at Richmond and he would realise that he is not going to be so happy at GC.
If the only way to get him to Adelaide is to give up pick 2, Adelaide would be wise to take it.
It is also true that Adelaide have a pretty poor record for good trading in the immediate past.
Fill in names here of players taken from both Carlton and Richmond.
They don’t really get into it carefully. Anything could happen.
My strong preference however is that nothing dies and Chai stays a tiger.
In other words I feel we would’ve far better off keeping Chai than drafting Anderson.
 
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