Break out star for 2018?

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  1. callmack1

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    Correct. I think Cody can go to another level in 2018 and it'll be very interesting to see how he goes.

    He's a fantastic player but he needs to work on not fading in and out of games, he needs to be there all the time. All the positional changes he was doing probably didn't help but there were times this year where he faded out of games. Being more settled in one position should allow him to really focus and build on his first two seasons.
     
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  2. Rabbits20

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    It's all good to play more creatively and play an exciting brand of footy but first things first and I'll repeat it as myself and Callmack are the only ones mentioning this problem and others are turning a blind eye to it...... well our defence must improve and be looked at first and foremost before anything else...... if Seibs hasn't addressed this yet he has his priorities wrong and that my friend is a fact.........

    No defence that is not strong to an extent and non resilient can make the top 8......
     
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  3. Souths Till I Die

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    I understand where you’re coming from R20. Defence is an attitude and I’m sure it’s something Seibold will be focusing on. But our attack was just as woeful as our defence at times and I think Seibold and the fans have seen this as an equally significant problem. Hopefully Peter Gentle can help improve the defence as well.
     
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  4. callmack1

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    100%. Defence wins Premierships. It was terrible last year and it must be addressed but STID is completely correct too, so was our attack.

    I'm sure Seibs will be looking at both and it will be very different in 2018.
     
  5. Rabbits20

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    I'm not willing to get excited though......
     
  6. doyen

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    Jack GIBSON always said,"If the other team don't score--you can't lose."

    DEFENCE!!!!

    In 1973 a Gibson coached NEWTOWN team defeated Saints 1 to nil with a field goal!! At the time it was a huge achievement!
     
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  7. themacemaceman

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    I feel the same mate.
    He's definitely not a half back in my books.
    5/8 is his position.
    And he's a decent enough running 5/8 who can turn a game and create something out of nothing.
    But I think he is a bit like Keary in a way that if Reynolds was out , he doesn't have the tools to steer the team around the park to victory.
     
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  8. De tmTrajic

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    Great to see layers apon layers of young guys who could all challenge. I can't ever remember this situation. We had some great teams but outside those teams things were pretty skinny.
     
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    Yep, there's so many options which is great to see. Seibs certainly has a few selection headaches ahead of him...good selection headaches.
     
  10. Rabbits20

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    That's why I hope they are working on it.....

    It's priority number one imo......

    All good to throw the ball around but you can't win games consistently without a steely defence....
     
  11. doyen

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    The most important thing for a batsman in cricket is to be out in the middle & not sitting in the pavilion;dismissed!!
    It it the same in most sports---get your defence in order first!!!
     
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  12. Rabbits20

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    Exactly...
     
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    Angus Crighton & John Sutton.
     
  14. Rabbitoad

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    What about them? (Also, I'm pretty sure it's spelt 'Anus')
     
  15. De tmTrajic

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    Just had a look at the Telegraph 's top 10 youngsters & no bunnies to be seen. Not a good feeling considering the emphasis we have on juniors at the moment.
     
  16. Rabbitoad

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    I think that says more about the Telegraph than us.
     
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  17. callmack1

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    Agreed. How can the likes of at least Murray not be in there? I think most fans from other clubs would have him there at least. We have plenty more young guys that are not far away at all.
     
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    Murray definitely but how about the boy who played for Lebanon. Then there are a few young forwards & outside backs that should of been there.
     
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  19. Pablooo

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    They are talking about players yet to debut. Most of our exciting young players debut last season and the others ready to debut are off the radar which is fine by me.
     
  20. callmack1

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    Exactly.
     

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