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Re: Corey Ellis [merged]
« Reply #480 on: July 07, 2018, 12:49:54 PM »
I liked his game last night.
The one thing that stood out to me is his composure with the footy. Not to mention he is a beautiful kick.
He will be a goood player for this club for a long time imo.

With potentially Grigg and Houli finishing up in the next year or so, he just needs to keep working hard and there will be a regular spot for him.

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Re: Corey Ellis [merged]
« Reply #481 on: July 07, 2018, 12:56:39 PM »
Thing is, whilst Grigg isnít nearly as good a user as Ellis, he can gut run and is quick enough for AFL, Ellis struggles to make the grade.

Promising showing last night, but heís had plenty of those so far. Needs to establish himself, throw his body around a bit. Sometimes all it takes is laying a strong tackle or barging through a contest to help a player realise they can play the game.

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Re: Corey Ellis [merged]
« Reply #482 on: July 07, 2018, 01:45:42 PM »
Thought he was OK

Reckon he will hold his spot but needs to get himself more involved
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Re: Corey Ellis [merged]
« Reply #483 on: July 07, 2018, 02:17:56 PM »
IMO will only hold his spot through other injuries. I don't understand this guy. Great skills, performs well at VFL but seems to completely go into his shell at AFL. Maybe that's just his role off half back, I don't know. One of the most vanilla players I have seen in a long time.
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Re: Corey Ellis [merged]
« Reply #484 on: July 07, 2018, 02:27:08 PM »
With Foss and Houli coming back maybe play in the guts next week.

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Re: Corey Ellis [merged]
« Reply #485 on: July 07, 2018, 08:38:22 PM »
Solid - won key contests throughout the game. Play him full time in the guts  :banghead

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Re: Corey Ellis [merged]
« Reply #486 on: July 11, 2018, 01:11:49 PM »
Still far from convinced but considering he was basically playing Broad's role -which he couldn't be less suited to- while Broad was playing Vlastuin's role, I thought he did pretty well....still needs to be played in the guts to have fighting chance of making it at AFL level though... :shh
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Re: Corey Ellis [merged]
« Reply #487 on: July 11, 2018, 02:41:56 PM »
Still far from convinced but considering he was basically playing Broad's role -which he couldn't be less suited to- while Broad was playing Vlastuin's role, I thought he did pretty well....still needs to be played in the guts to have fighting chance of making it at AFL level though... :shh
Hopefully with Graham coming out of the side due to injury frees up Ellis for a string of anywhere between 3 to 5 games and we then know if he is ready for September action or not.
I love the kid, love the way he dominates in VFL but I think it's time we try and persist with him or make a call.
Like most, I'm not sure he's up to it or not.

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Re: Corey Ellis [merged]
« Reply #488 on: July 11, 2018, 04:50:25 PM »
Dud, delist.
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Re: Corey Ellis [merged]
« Reply #489 on: July 14, 2018, 11:52:45 PM »
I'll just leave this here....



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Re: Corey Ellis [merged]
« Reply #490 on: July 15, 2018, 12:03:41 AM »
how poo is he? stuff i wouldnt want to head into september with this bloke.



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Re: Corey Ellis [merged]
« Reply #491 on: July 15, 2018, 12:12:00 AM »
Iíve been waiting for him to emerge

Enough is enough , not up to it

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Re: Corey Ellis [merged]
« Reply #492 on: July 15, 2018, 01:01:17 AM »
Iíve been waiting for him to emerge

Enough is enough , not up to it
Me too. I had high hopes but heís clearly too soft. And what happened to his foot skills? Did he leave them in Melbourne? Maybe heís just soooo timid he canít even complete a basic skill.

I think itís obvious now...........

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Re: Corey Ellis [merged]
« Reply #493 on: July 15, 2018, 02:34:30 AM »
It was the end when he kicked it OOTF in the 4th.

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Re: Corey Ellis [merged]
« Reply #494 on: July 15, 2018, 09:15:35 AM »
Hopefully donít see him in the senior side again. Never understood why so many hold hope for him to make it. Heís slow af and timid. Not the type you want next to you when the whips are cracking as yesterday clearly showed. Did the same thing down at Geelong last year
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