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Welcome to Tigerland - Mabior Chol

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3 of his 4 goals were exceptionally good.
Just watched the replay again and he was a match winner. Two shots were very difficult and at crucial times. Also loved a couple of his marks.

With Jack almost done, we simply can't afford to lose him at this stage. Obviously only a second ruck but a pretty good one at that.
 
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Just watched the replay again and he was a match winner. Two shots were very difficult and at crucial times. Also loved a couple of his marks.

With Jack almost done, we simply can't afford to lose him at this stage. Obviously only a second ruck but a pretty good one at that.
He regularly out leaped the Big O. Not always to our advantage but he can certainly get his hand to the ball first.
 
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He regularly out leaped the Big O. Not always to our advantage but he can certainly get his hand to the ball first.
It may have already been said, but I think we saw the benefits of Chol not getting beaten up and worn down over a full game playing first ruck. Given his relative weight, he has a big disadvantage playing first ruck.

All of his games as first ruck he has been spent by 3q time. With Nank back, Chol was flying in the last quarter.

Perhaps this is the season that is the making of him, getting his fitness and stamina up to play at the required level (as a forward ruck).

I thought it interesting that they had Lynch still playing ruck in our forward line when Chol was resting forward. I would much rather Chol doing this. Lynch looks a duck out of water rucking.
 
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Just watched the replay again and he was a match winner. Two shots were very difficult and at crucial times. Also loved a couple of his marks.

With Jack almost done, we simply can't afford to lose him at this stage. Obviously only a second ruck but a pretty good one at that.

For better or worse, off memory everything he did was like a small forward. I‘ll have to watch the replay, but I think Rioli could’ve kicked the same goals in the same manner.

Chol plays nothing like Jack from what I’ve seen.

He regularly out leaped the Big O. Not always to our advantage but he can certainly get his hand to the ball first.

He did out leap the oppo’s ruckman to touch the ball first and the action made virtually no difference to the match.

I watched the last 2 minutes of the Hawthorn/Melbourne draw, and saw Gawn win the final centre bounce hit out. Hawthorn got the clearance. If the best ruck in the league in the most important contest of the match wins the ruck contest, but it results in the opposition winning the clearance, and that’s a common outcome, then it’s not a reliable enough action for us to be prioritising it with our 4th-in-line ruck IMO.
 
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Chol plays nothing like Jack from what I’ve seen.
Who do you have in mind that plays like Jack? Forwards of Jack's quality are a pretty rare commodity.

We have been spoilt with Richo and then Jack over the last 20 years. Not many teams end up with two consecutive star forwards.
 
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TigerMasochist

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For better or worse, off memory everything he did was like a small forward. I‘ll have to watch the replay, but I think Rioli could’ve kicked the same goals in the same manner.
Pretty sure Sausage"s leg wouldn't have been long enough to reach that little toe poke goal in the square. Also doubt his leg have been strong enough to nail that last goal from 50 late in the game.
There's a reason that Sausage, George n Aartsy have been under the pump in recent weeks. They've barely even been getting opportunities to kick goals never mind actually kicking some when the opportunity arises. Got a feeling Sausage was seen by Dimma as the most likely to be a successful transition to defence rather than George or Aartsy.
Cholly's copped plenty over the years for being a nearly almost tease, more than happy for him to have been able to put in a very successful game n hoping he continues developing.
 

jack zoot

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cant see chol leaving
he loves the club
the club loves him
he is to valuable
on and off the field to
trade him off to another club
especially after long time devoloping
his skills
 
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tigertim

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Yeah, at a guess we’d offer a modest 2 yr contract but someone else will offer a more lucrative longer contract.
 

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Just watched the replay again and he was a match winner. Two shots were very difficult and at crucial times. Also loved a couple of his marks.

With Jack almost done, we simply can't afford to lose him at this stage. Obviously only a second ruck but a pretty good one at that.
My view is if we want to win another premiership, with his unreliability, can we afford to keep him? Don't get me wrong, I would love to see him really develop and use all his talents and more for the Tigers but I just don't see it happening
 

TigerMasochist

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The offers will come though 3/4 year contract at 500k a year and chance to play regular senior footy.
Geezus! You can come n play Santa at my house anytime. Cholly would be on the bare minimum type deal at the moment, around $100 - $150k per year n match payments at best. If he keeps playing decent footy he'll get a modest pay boost and probably two year deal. He'd need to be tearing games n finals apart by seasons end to get anywhere near $500k n 3/4 years.
 
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Rfc4Ever

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Geezus! You can come n play Santa at my house anytime. Cholly would be on the bare minimum type deal at the moment, around $100 - $150k per year n match payments at best. If he keeps playing decent footy he'll get a modest pay boost and probably two year deal. He'd need to be tearing games n finals apart by seasons end to get anywhere near $500k n 3/4 years.
But other clubs are screaming out for his type and will pay overs