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Darren Gaspar Interview
« on: October 31, 2017, 09:05:44 AM »
Hi all,

last night I had a chat with former Richmond fullback, Darren Gaspar!

He was fantastic, really open and honest about everything.

things we spoke about:

-Pressure of being a number 1 draft pick
-His move to Richmond
-Playing in the 2001 finals series
-Winning the Jack Dyer Medal
-The conversation he had with Terry Wallace that prompted him to retire
-His thoughts on the current tigers and the Grand Final
-who he would have picked as the Norm Smith winner

plus heaps more.

really good chat.

you can listen to it here:

https://www.spreaker.com/episode/13159268

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Re: Darren Gaspar Interview
« Reply #1 on: October 31, 2017, 09:43:46 AM »
Yes! Thanks TC, can't wait for this one.

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Re: Darren Gaspar Interview
« Reply #2 on: October 31, 2017, 09:46:28 AM »
IM glad your interviewing more quality individuals rather than your Ricky Nixon types.
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Re: Darren Gaspar Interview
« Reply #3 on: October 31, 2017, 07:44:07 PM »
Is that the gaspar who, when dropped to the twos, thought he was too good to play at the level, so retired?

Did u tell him to go duck himself?
“I can’t believe it, 1.20 to go, you’re three points up and there is nobody at the back end of the square for a quick kick in for the opposition.

“I just can’t believe my eyes.

“It’s poor leadership and it’s poor coaching from the Richmond Football Club.”

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Re: Darren Gaspar Interview
« Reply #4 on: October 31, 2017, 09:36:16 PM »
good interview tigercast :thumbsup
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Re: Darren Gaspar Interview
« Reply #5 on: October 31, 2017, 11:56:05 PM »
Is that the gaspar who, when dropped to the twos, thought he was too good to play at the level, so retired?

Did u tell him to go duck himself?

Hey little J, champion boy of eternity,

he was never dropped to the 2's in his last season. he was picked in the seniors the week he retired

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Re: Darren Gaspar Interview
« Reply #6 on: November 01, 2017, 04:29:40 AM »
Is that the gaspar who, when dropped to the twos, thought he was too good to play at the level, so retired?

Did u tell him to go duck himself?

Hey little J, champion boy of eternity,

he was never dropped to the 2's in his last season. he was picked in the seniors the week he retired

Not my recollection.
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Re: Darren Gaspar Interview
« Reply #7 on: November 01, 2017, 08:32:24 AM »
Is that the gaspar who, when dropped to the twos, thought he was too good to play at the level, so retired?

Did u tell him to go duck himself?

have a listen to the interview and you will hear exactly why he retired.

if you were told what he was told from the head coach, you really don't have much choice.

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Re: Darren Gaspar Interview
« Reply #8 on: November 01, 2017, 11:10:15 AM »
Good on U for doing this stuff mate but I really don't give a stuff what his reasons are.
He can go stuff himself.
That's not a dig at you.
“I can’t believe it, 1.20 to go, you’re three points up and there is nobody at the back end of the square for a quick kick in for the opposition.

“I just can’t believe my eyes.

“It’s poor leadership and it’s poor coaching from the Richmond Football Club.”

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Re: Darren Gaspar Interview
« Reply #9 on: November 01, 2017, 01:44:27 PM »
If you were told what he was told from the head coach, you really don't have much choice.

You do actually

You could play out the season in the VFL teaching the kids coming through or you walk away immediately
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Re: Darren Gaspar Interview
« Reply #10 on: November 01, 2017, 01:54:56 PM »
In ord.

Overrated baaaad
“I can’t believe it, 1.20 to go, you’re three points up and there is nobody at the back end of the square for a quick kick in for the opposition.

“I just can’t believe my eyes.

“It’s poor leadership and it’s poor coaching from the Richmond Football Club.”

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Re: Darren Gaspar Interview
« Reply #11 on: November 01, 2017, 01:55:39 PM »
The softest defender in modern football
“I can’t believe it, 1.20 to go, you’re three points up and there is nobody at the back end of the square for a quick kick in for the opposition.

“I just can’t believe my eyes.

“It’s poor leadership and it’s poor coaching from the Richmond Football Club.”

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Re: Darren Gaspar Interview
« Reply #12 on: November 01, 2017, 01:56:19 PM »
Poster boy for false, new Dawns
“I can’t believe it, 1.20 to go, you’re three points up and there is nobody at the back end of the square for a quick kick in for the opposition.

“I just can’t believe my eyes.

“It’s poor leadership and it’s poor coaching from the Richmond Football Club.”

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Re: Darren Gaspar Interview
« Reply #13 on: November 01, 2017, 06:09:31 PM »
The softest defender in modern football
No, Dylan Grimes holds that title. :shh
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Re: Darren Gaspar Interview
« Reply #14 on: November 01, 2017, 06:57:02 PM »
Surely this one isn't hard to sort out, surely there are public stats that will tell if Gaspar was playing reserves before he retired

I personally cbf but I'm sure someone has the time on their hands