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Ghost of 29

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Tarkyn O’Leary is a good one to look at. Exceptional athlete that can play footy. Closest comparison is ex Tiger Matt White
 
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Tarkyn O’Leary is a good one to look at. Exceptional athlete that can play footy. Closest comparison is ex Tiger Matt White
Tarkyn O’Leary

Midfielder/Wing

179cm, 70kg

O’Leary is a predominant winger, with a flexible game style that allows him to start in centre stoppages and provide quick transition from the hit outs with his agility and evasiveness.

O’Leary’s work rate is his strong suit, running a two-kilometre time trial in less than 5:50 minutes, which translates into strong second halves and running out quarters well. His tank allows him to set teammates up and gather several possessions in the chain, while his kicking is also a strong suit.

With the ability to lace out kicks 30 to 40 metres away on 45-degree angles, O’Leary provides a dynamic style of offence that suits his running patterns, troubling his opposition on turnovers. O’Leary applies strong pressure around the contest and sticks his tackles.

When the Parkdale junior doesn’t find himself in a position to get involved with his kicking, his football smarts allow him to peel off his opponent down the corridor and create handball chains to streamline transition.

He played four games, mostly as a zippy forward last year for Sandy, with some questions around whether the 179cm prospect’s size will cut it at the next level, but he has played good senior footy at local level.
 

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Tarkyn O’Leary

Midfielder/Wing

179cm, 70kg

O’Leary is a predominant winger, with a flexible game style that allows him to start in centre stoppages and provide quick transition from the hit outs with his agility and evasiveness.

O’Leary’s work rate is his strong suit, running a two-kilometre time trial in less than 5:50 minutes, which translates into strong second halves and running out quarters well. His tank allows him to set teammates up and gather several possessions in the chain, while his kicking is also a strong suit.

With the ability to lace out kicks 30 to 40 metres away on 45-degree angles, O’Leary provides a dynamic style of offence that suits his running patterns, troubling his opposition on turnovers. O’Leary applies strong pressure around the contest and sticks his tackles.

When the Parkdale junior doesn’t find himself in a position to get involved with his kicking, his football smarts allow him to peel off his opponent down the corridor and create handball chains to streamline transition.

He played four games, mostly as a zippy forward last year for Sandy, with some questions around whether the 179cm prospect’s size will cut it at the next level, but he has played good senior footy at local level.
The issue is what position does he play ? Wing / HB ? dont we have enough of younger players that have similar attributes to play these positions whilst lacking in other area's

Sometimes with these late / rookie picks best to fill positional needs





* On a side note whats Sydney Stack doing these days
 

tigertim

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The issue is what position does he play ? Wing / HB ? dont we have enough of younger players that have similar attributes to play these positions whilst lacking in other area's

Sometimes with these late / rookie picks best to fill positional needs





* On a side note whats Sydney Stack doing these days
I dunno what position but I’ve always got a soft spot players with a lovely left foot.
 
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Ghost of 29

Handball - its just a fad!!
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The issue is what position does he play ? Wing / HB ? dont we have enough of younger players that have similar attributes to play these positions whilst lacking in other area's

Sometimes with these late / rookie picks best to fill positional needs
Good question. Wing is his best position but with his work rate could play high half forward which is basically wing.
Running machine with a sweet left boot.
 

tigertim

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RICHMOND has invited East Perth forward Mitch Schofield and New Zealander Mykelti Lefau to train with the club during the pre-season supplemental selection period (SSP).

The pair started training with Adem Yze's squad on Monday morning – beginning life at Punt Road with the 2km time trial – and are expected to be given until at least Christmas to earn a shot on the rookie list.

Schofield produced a breakout season in the WAFL this year, kicking 30 goals to become a permanent fixture for the Royals.

The 22-year-old focused on baseball during his childhood and was set to move to the United States to play in the NCAA before the coronavirus pandemic shut down the world in 2020.

The 194cm mobile forward played local football instead that season before being spotted by East Perth, where he has gradually earned more senior opportunities across the past 18 months, attracting interest from a few clubs across the back end of 2023.

Lefau moved from Auckland to Melbourne in 2012 and spent time in Melbourne Storm's development program before deciding to focus on football rather than rugby league.

The 23-year-old played some games for the Casey Demons before the pandemic, then returned to local football level where he played for St Kilda City in the Southern Football Club.

Lefau joined Richmond's VFL program ahead of the 2022 season and played six games before suffering an anterior cruciate ligament tear that ended his first season with the Tigers.

But after a long recovery, the 195cm, 96kg utility returned in June and played 11 VFL games to put his career back on track.
 
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You can have to 5 kids training, they might be invited later.
Collingwood have 4 kids training wirh them

You get 2 per spot on the list. We have our 2. Collingwood have 3 open spots on their list so they can have upto 6 train on players.
 
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RICHMOND has invited East Perth forward Mitch Schofield and New Zealander Mykelti Lefau to train with the club during the pre-season supplemental selection period (SSP).

The pair started training with Adem Yze's squad on Monday morning – beginning life at Punt Road with the 2km time trial – and are expected to be given until at least Christmas to earn a shot on the rookie list.

Schofield produced a breakout season in the WAFL this year, kicking 30 goals to become a permanent fixture for the Royals.

The 22-year-old focused on baseball during his childhood and was set to move to the United States to play in the NCAA before the coronavirus pandemic shut down the world in 2020.

The 194cm mobile forward played local football instead that season before being spotted by East Perth, where he has gradually earned more senior opportunities across the past 18 months, attracting interest from a few clubs across the back end of 2023.

Lefau moved from Auckland to Melbourne in 2012 and spent time in Melbourne Storm's development program before deciding to focus on football rather than rugby league.

The 23-year-old played some games for the Casey Demons before the pandemic, then returned to local football level where he played for St Kilda City in the Southern Football Club.

Lefau joined Richmond's VFL program ahead of the 2022 season and played six games before suffering an anterior cruciate ligament tear that ended his first season with the Tigers.

But after a long recovery, the 195cm, 96kg utility returned in June and played 11 VFL games to put his career back on track.

Info on Schofield who is training with us


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6.6 mark avg last 10 games, 14 disposal avg last 5 games, 8 goals in his last 4 games
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