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Re: Pick 40: Kane McAuliffe
« Reply #15 on: November 22, 2023, 12:15:49 AM »
187/86 at his age is a good size huh.

Bit of work and he could end up 188+ and 90kg depending on his tank and when we push size onto him.

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Re: Pick 40: Kane McAuliffe
« Reply #16 on: November 22, 2023, 12:30:00 AM »
Guess I'm the only Norm McDonald fan here.... :shh
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Re: Pick 40: Kane McAuliffe
« Reply #17 on: November 22, 2023, 12:31:43 AM »

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Re: Pick 40: Kane McAuliffe
« Reply #18 on: November 22, 2023, 01:40:27 AM »
Is there a rule in the rfc mandate that we have to have a player by the name of kane on our list?

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Re: Pick 40: Kane McAuliffe
« Reply #19 on: November 22, 2023, 01:26:16 PM »
Brad Helbig vibes?  :rollin
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Re: Pick 40: Kane McAuliffe
« Reply #20 on: November 22, 2023, 03:02:26 PM »
Brad Helbig vibes?  :rollin

 :lol Jeepers. There's a blast from the past!

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Re: Pick 40: Kane McAuliffe
« Reply #21 on: November 22, 2023, 03:29:02 PM »
Brad Helbig vibes?  :rollin

Adelaide & Port boards on Big Footy talking him up as the steal of the draft.....just like they did Helbig... :shh
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Re: Pick 40: Kane McAuliffe
« Reply #22 on: November 22, 2023, 05:34:38 PM »
Elon Musk's long lost son.....







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Re: Pick 40: Kane McAuliffe
« Reply #23 on: November 22, 2023, 07:26:48 PM »
"Kane's a big-bodied midfielder… he's a gun cricketer as a kid well so he had a bit of a choice to make and he progressed with his footy really strongly. He's a contested-ball player, natural competitor, he's got real power and speed… we're really excited to have another big-bodied mid."

- Tigers national recruiting manager Matthew Clarke

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Re: Pick 40: Kane McAuliffe
« Reply #24 on: November 23, 2023, 02:10:57 PM »
Elon Musk's long lost son.....







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Re: Pick 40: Kane McAuliffe
« Reply #25 on: November 23, 2023, 04:24:35 PM »
MATT CLARKE ON …

PICK 40 - KANE McAULIFFE (Mid)

“He’s a super competitive kid, he’s smart, he’s going to drive others and he’s a real leader. We had him in the early 20s (of our rankings), so about 20 places ahead of where we picked him, but that’s not uncommon for clubs. Physically he’s pretty robust. He’s 186cm and 87kg, so he probably needs to strip one or two kilos in a certain area and build back up again. His running has really improved. He ran a really good 2km time trial at the end of the year, 6min 26sec I think. It was a great effort coming off groin injuries and a limited pre-season. He’ll cope well with VFL footy next year.”

Source: HeraldSun

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Re: Pick 40: Kane McAuliffe
« Reply #26 on: November 23, 2023, 08:58:26 PM »
I really like this pick. Only  Pick 40. He is quick and can burst from a contest. He tackles and hunts players and he wins his own ball. plus he has a motor and can get from  contest to contest. I see great attributes for an inside mid.
People knock his kicking but the little ive seen  i dont see it. i think he has to learn to play more outside and use his pace and make good decisions with ball in hand.

Just pleased we have taken a big mid he is pick 40 so what if he fails?  he certainly has better attributes for the game than say Jack Ross.

Would like another couple like him to develop in the two's.

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Re: Pick 40: Kane McAuliffe
« Reply #27 on: November 24, 2023, 02:47:27 AM »
I fear he might end up like Matt Thomas but hopefully we get lucky and he plays more like Matt Rowell

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Re: Pick 40: Kane McAuliffe
« Reply #29 on: November 24, 2023, 02:55:55 PM »
I fear he might end up like Matt Thomas but hopefully we get lucky and he plays more like Matt Rowell

Considering he was top 5 in 20 metre sprint at draft camp while Matt Thomas was even slower than Graham, I'd say your fears are very much unfounded in that regard... :shh
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