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Re: Pick 26: Shane Edwards
« Reply #15 on: November 27, 2006, 12:50:54 PM »
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Re: Pick 26: Shane Edwards
« Reply #16 on: November 27, 2006, 03:59:31 PM »
Edwards nickname at North Adelaide was Megsy.



AKA: Megsy

Now mate, your first league game for the roosters what was it like?

It was a fantastic experience and a great honour to wear the roosters jumper at the highest level. It is also great to see others juniors like fife and maca get an opportunity to play league football.

Now growing up, who did you model your footy on and why?

As a huge Geelong fan, Gary Ablett snr was my idol. But to model your footy on him was and is difficult. (he did the impossible). Over recent years, I've admired the skills of Nick Dalsanto and Simon Black.

Now in November the AFL draft is on, you’re almost a certainty to get picked up. What club would you like to go too and why?

If I was ever lucky enough to be drafted, I would love to go to crows or power, so mum can still wash my clothes. If it doesn't happen, I'd love to keep playing at north.

Finally mate, what's going on with the hair? Do the girls like that look?

Well lads, some people colour it, some people cut it. I grow it. And as far as the ladies go, when I hear a negative comment, I’ll let you know. 

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Re: Pick 26: Shane Edwards
« Reply #17 on: November 27, 2006, 04:10:53 PM »
Another pic of Edwards (on the left)

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Re: Pick 26: Shane Edwards
« Reply #18 on: November 28, 2006, 03:15:28 AM »
SHANE EDWARDS: Draft pick No. 26
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Recruited from: North Adelaide, SA
Born: 25/10/88
Height: 180cm
Weight: 69kg

Classy, quick midfielder who is smart around goals and evasive. Played senior football for North Adelaide in the SANFL this year and represented SA at the under-18 Championships. He first caught the eye of the Tiger talent scouts during a practice match in February this year, where he displayed an outstanding aerobic capacity. Had developed significantly over the course of the season and gained considerable confidence playing against men. Despite his light frame, he’s not intimidated by stronger-bodied opponents, and is a high-average tackler. Is very courageous, capable overhead and has a massive ‘engine’. Has an enormous upside as he develops physically and gains further confidence in his ability.

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Shane Edwards [merged]
« Reply #19 on: January 14, 2008, 10:43:03 AM »
What are your expectations for Edwards this year and what would be a good year for him?
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Re: Shane Edwards thread [merged]
« Reply #20 on: January 14, 2008, 10:59:52 AM »
Last year Edwards was a revelation for a guy thats 70-75kg to play 15 odd games in his 1st season is excellent.
I have a feeling this year that Edwards will spend more time as a forward this year.
 Although he looks comfortable further up the ground he does have great goal sense and is a crumber-Something that our forward line is lacking. In the future expect him to be a key member of the midfield with the likes of Foley, Lids, Bling, Conners, Cotchin.
For a guy entering only his 2nd year and 1st full pre season he has a terrific tank and will to get to the next contest almost Robert Harvey like. He also brings the X factor With no fear of taking people on. He is an excitement machine.
Expect at least 15 games from this skinny kid with a return of 20-25 goals

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Re: Shane Edwards thread [merged]
« Reply #21 on: January 14, 2008, 11:04:01 AM »
I expect he will play a majority of the year in seniors.

I hope his kicking and decision making has developed over the pre-season to the point that he will be a damaging 2nd year player for us.

He looks a special talent. 
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Re: Shane Edwards thread [merged]
« Reply #22 on: January 14, 2008, 01:08:12 PM »
This kid could be something really special if he sharpens his disposal 15%.

I expect him to play every game for the year predominantly up forward with occassional runs on the ball.

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Re: Shane Edwards thread [merged]
« Reply #23 on: January 14, 2008, 04:57:43 PM »
There's always the chance of 2nd year blues after a unexpected promising debut season but hopefully he'll play nearly every game this year. Like 08 I think he'll spend say 70% of the time as a small forward with spurts through the midfield. He's naturally classy and got a good motor but last year he was prone to fluff his kick now and then so hopefully he's fine tuned that over summer.
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Re: Shane Edwards thread [merged]
« Reply #24 on: January 15, 2008, 03:35:16 PM »
1.  Put on 5 to 7 Kg's,

2.  Whilst losing none of his pace,

3.  Maintain the same work ethic defensively and get to the contests,

4.  A goal a game on average,

5.  Get 12 to 16 possies a game on average,

6.  Get 70% game time on average.


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Re: Shane Edwards thread [merged]
« Reply #25 on: January 15, 2008, 04:21:27 PM »
I will be expecting Shane to have a great year...if not,then he should be prepared to be roasted.
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Re: Shane Edwards thread [merged]
« Reply #26 on: January 15, 2008, 07:55:07 PM »
Will have a solid season without being a star.... I reckon will play mainly as a HFF - a bit like Krak used to with more emotion, exuberance and passion. He is a natural crumber and goodness how we need some moreof those.

At least 18 games I reckon
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Re: Shane Edwards thread [merged]
« Reply #27 on: January 15, 2008, 11:18:54 PM »
important to get senior game time into this bloke will be a champion of the RFC....

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Re: Shane Edwards thread [merged]
« Reply #28 on: January 16, 2008, 02:14:48 PM »
Like others have mentioned, id like to see his disposal improve, add 5-10kgs (something I have no problem doing over a weekend), and then I reckon he should be pressing for regular selection.

From what I saw he has excellent endurance and has the important knack of being where the ball is.
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Re: Shane Edwards thread [merged]
« Reply #29 on: January 17, 2008, 07:44:35 PM »
RFC is crying out for a real crumber alah KB in the 80' GF. 10 to 15 possies a game kick 30 - 35 for the year would be a great year for the skinny kid.