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Sydney Stack

antman

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Seems the decision has been made to stick by Stacky. Good luck to him this year, he'll start behind the 8-ball again in terms of preseason work given events but let's hope he can put the work in and make a big impact.
 
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The Mole

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I urge everyone on PRE to read Marlion’s book before you comment on Stacky. These guys are coming from a LONG way back. How they actually get to play t this level is amazing.
 
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jokershoppe

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STACK deserves multiple chances,its plain wrong to preach inclusion,understanding ,then *smile* him off for what in MY EYES IS,HES DONE *smile* ALL WRONG,MINOR IN MY EYES, i would aim at turning him around and like many long time problems,he needs many chances and time,TIGERS DOING IT RIGHT.
 
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zippadeee

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Sounds like we won’t see Stack back training with the club till after his court case.

Bring him back fully fit for the 2nd part of the season.
He won't be the first and last to do a pre-season during a season.
Good to have the kid back
 
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CarnTheTiges

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It’s a good thing for the young man t have his immediate future secured. I hope it spurs him on to do his utmost and deliver on the promise shown in 2019.
 
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Ghost of 29

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Bring him back fully fit for the 2nd part of the season.
He won't be the first and last to do a pre-season during a season.
Good to have the kid back
Saw the vision of him sitting in the back of a car on tonight’s news. Dunno if that was after being released from prison or older footage but the kid looks gone. Lost a heap of weight and a bandage on his wrist/forearm (won’t say it but a pretty good indicator of self harm), but most all looked like a shell of the person we all know.
Pending whatever happens with his court case there appears to be a way to go to rebuild the person before football even comes into the equation
 
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eZyT

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Saw the vision of him sitting in the back of a car on tonight’s news. Dunno if that was after being released from prison or older footage but the kid looks gone. Lost a heap of weight and a bandage on his wrist/forearm (won’t say it but a pretty good indicator of self harm), but most all looked like a shell of the person we all know.
Pending whatever happens with his court case there appears to be a way to go to rebuild the person before football even comes into the equation

blokes dont normally skip out of the big house looking like brad pitt.

Our Stackman will be right.

He's in the bosom of the best run club in the world.
 
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jokershoppe

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Plenty of time to get the kid cherry ripe.
Feb - back at tiger town and begins 8 week pre season
March -as above.

April -plays 6 weeks in VFL.
May -becomes eligible to play seniors mid may.
 

Althom

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Saw the vision of him sitting in the back of a car on tonight’s news. Dunno if that was after being released from prison or older footage but the kid looks gone. Lost a heap of weight and a bandage on his wrist/forearm (won’t say it but a pretty good indicator of self harm), but most all looked like a shell of the person we all know.
Pending whatever happens with his court case there appears to be a way to go to rebuild the person before football even comes into the equation
That was taken directly after the court appearance and when he was on the way to his Aunty's. Definitely looked to have lost weight.
 

Elmer

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dont get it,his opinion is bad WHY?
Normally don't fall into this but you really cannot see the vitriol in delivery of said opinion? If you spoke to people like that in the street you'd likely (and deservedly) be snotted.
 
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tigerman

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That was taken directly after the court appearance and when he was on the way to his Aunty's. Definitely looked to have lost weight.
It would've been traumatising for him in jail. With his profile there would've been a few things said to him, and perhaps a bit more. Every chance that the people he was fighting might've had family or friends in there as well.
 
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Mr Brightside

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blokes dont normally skip out of the big house looking like brad pitt.

Our Stackman will be right.

He's in the bosom of the best run club in the world.
My mate went in 73 kegs came out 96 wasn’t in overnight though
 
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Althom

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Is it a stretch to hope he is regaining fitness and a good diet?
One would hope that Peos and the Club have put together some sort of programme for him. One that takes into account that he's not going to be ready to work too hard and needs to spend more time on his mental wellbeing.
 
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craig

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If the club is standing by Syd and offering him one last chance I'm absolutely fine with that, as it will benefit his development as a person and hopefully positively impact the side in 2021, as his energy, skill and talent is beyond question when he is fit focussed and hungry.

But there has to be an end point, and I'm sure there is now.

Seemingly from a distance he goes at his best when he has a chip on his shoulder or a point to make or prove.

Season 2021 gives him his very best opportunity to stick it to the detractors and be the making of him as a man, if he brings that attitude of 2019 to the field in 2021 then the Tigers have already improved.

He is not the only one that can lift the Tigers again in 2021.

If Daniel Rioli can get his focus and fitness on target these 2 boys alone at their best lift the Tigers to a greater level than we've already seen, add a fitter and more settled Pickett, Shai with another Pre season, and improvement from Balta, Baker, CCJ, Ross, etc its going to be hopefully for the boys another year of success and reward and a source of further joy for all of us Tiger Fans.
 
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eZyT

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My mate went in 73 kegs came out 96 wasn’t in overnight though

yeah. a bloke I knocked around with went in to pentridge at 18 looking like Irving Mosquito

and came out at 21 looking like George Foreman,

and I guarantee the grow juice came by a far more primitive route than the Chinese Interweb, which wasn't invented yet.
 
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tigerfan1961

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If the club is standing by Syd and offering him one last chance I'm absolutely fine with that, as it will benefit his development as a person and hopefully positively impact the side in 2021, as his energy, skill and talent is beyond question when he is fit focussed and hungry.

But there has to be an end point, and I'm sure there is now.

Seemingly from a distance he goes at his best when he has a chip on his shoulder or a point to make or prove.

Season 2021 gives him his very best opportunity to stick it to the detractors and be the making of him as a man, if he brings that attitude of 2019 to the field in 2021 then the Tigers have already improved.

He is not the only one that can lift the Tigers again in 2021.

If Daniel Rioli can get his focus and fitness on target these 2 boys alone at their best lift the Tigers to a greater level than we've already seen, add a fitter and more settled Pickett, Shai with another Pre season, and improvement from Balta, Baker, CCJ, Ross, etc its going to be hopefully for the boys another year of success and reward and a source of further joy for all of us Tiger Fans.
Think Daniel will lift just by having Maurice Jnr at the club, hope so anyway
 
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