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Re: NATHAN FYFE OR DUSTY MARTIN. WE MUST GET ONE. And ACRES

Postby desertsaint » Wed 15 Mar 2017 11:36pm

SaintPav wrote:
desertsaint wrote:Fyfe a WA boy. It may surprise some people, but life in a big, cold, wet, windy, busy city like Melbourne doesn't hold appeal to everyone. I'd say the large majority of australians would have it well down their list of desirable locations. He also seems to enjoy the water a bit - a lot nicer water and weather by Freo than anywhere near Melbourne. If he comes it'll be for the money and a chance of success. Whoever wants him will have to offer a lot and convince him they're a real chance.


Not everyone wants to live down in the SE of Australia?

Really?

Maybe they would just prefer to stay put...

Who would have known that!?

Wow!

Just wow!

No doubt it wowed you, as everyone could play the 'captain obvious' on every single post if they wanted to play the sarcastic fool.
but no, only you. well done!
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Re: NATHAN FYFE OR DUSTY MARTIN. WE MUST GET ONE. And ACRES

Postby asiu » Thu 16 Mar 2017 12:37am

:)

its the Melbourne sucks bit , that irrationalises em
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Re: NATHAN FYFE OR DUSTY MARTIN. WE MUST GET ONE. And ACRES

Postby SaintPav » Thu 16 Mar 2017 7:09am

asiu wrote::)

its the Melbourne sucks bit , that irrationalises em


Parts of Melbourne do suck so no big deal because it's true.

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Re: NATHAN FYFE OR DUSTY MARTIN. WE MUST GET ONE. And ACRES

Postby SaintPav » Thu 16 Mar 2017 7:23am

desertsaint wrote:
SaintPav wrote:
desertsaint wrote:Fyfe a WA boy. It may surprise some people, but life in a big, cold, wet, windy, busy city like Melbourne doesn't hold appeal to everyone. I'd say the large majority of australians would have it well down their list of desirable locations. He also seems to enjoy the water a bit - a lot nicer water and weather by Freo than anywhere near Melbourne. If he comes it'll be for the money and a chance of success. Whoever wants him will have to offer a lot and convince him they're a real chance.


Not everyone wants to live down in the SE of Australia?

Really?

Maybe they would just prefer to stay put...

Who would have known that!?

Wow!

Just wow!

No doubt it wowed you, as everyone could play the 'captain obvious' on every single post if they wanted to play the sarcastic fool.
but no, only you. well done!


You always wow me DS and sorry this offended you but no one on here would have ever had thought that someone might not want to live in a certain place.

Brilliant.
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Re: NATHAN FYFE OR DUSTY MARTIN. WE MUST GET ONE. And ACRES

Postby White Winmar » Thu 16 Mar 2017 9:52am

I can think of 1.5 million reasons per year that might convince Nate that Melbourne is a great place to live. Plenty of people move to less than optimal places to live in order to further their careers or set themselves up financially. Overseas postings, the mining industry, and professional sport all spring to mind as everyday examples. As Winston Churchill famously said, "Madam, we have established what you are. Now, we are merely haggling over the price."
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Re: NATHAN FYFE OR DUSTY MARTIN. WE MUST GET ONE. And ACRES

Postby desertsaint » Thu 16 Mar 2017 10:35am

SaintPav wrote:
desertsaint wrote:
SaintPav wrote:
desertsaint wrote:Fyfe a WA boy. It may surprise some people, but life in a big, cold, wet, windy, busy city like Melbourne doesn't hold appeal to everyone. I'd say the large majority of australians would have it well down their list of desirable locations. He also seems to enjoy the water a bit - a lot nicer water and weather by Freo than anywhere near Melbourne. If he comes it'll be for the money and a chance of success. Whoever wants him will have to offer a lot and convince him they're a real chance.


Not everyone wants to live down in the SE of Australia?

Really?

Maybe they would just prefer to stay put...

Who would have known that!?

Wow!

Just wow!

No doubt it wowed you, as everyone could play the 'captain obvious' on every single post if they wanted to play the sarcastic fool.
but no, only you. well done!


You always wow me DS and sorry this offended you but no one on here would have ever had thought that someone might not want to live in a certain place.

Brilliant.

well if you could point me to any original thought anywhere on the forum i'd be wowed too.
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Re: NATHAN FYFE OR DUSTY MARTIN. WE MUST GET ONE. And ACRES

Postby Spinner » Thu 16 Mar 2017 10:52am

http://www.foxsports.com.au/afl/st-kild ... 66503c3f9e

Anyone notice this? Saints out of race for Martin according to Jake Niall.
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Postby dragit » Thu 16 Mar 2017 11:08am

Spinner wrote:http://www.foxsports.com.au/afl/st-kilda-rules-itself-out-of-race-for-soontobe-free-agent-and-current-richmond-star-dustin-martin/news-story/0d0309a47e163a2d6e1f4666503c3f9e

Anyone notice this? Saints out of race for Martin according to Jake Niall.


"St Kilda is understood to be mindful of the high cost of luring Martin given it would likely take close to $1 million a year to prize the 25-year-old from Punt Road — taking into account the substantial offer Richmond has already made."

This seems a little dumb… high profile, elite free agents cost a lot of money… isn't that what we've been gearing up for all along?

We should have millions spare in our cap already plus Riewoldt, Dempster, Montagna, Gilbert will free up plenty more soon.
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Re: NATHAN FYFE OR DUSTY MARTIN. WE MUST GET ONE. And ACRES

Postby Spinner » Thu 16 Mar 2017 11:44am

dragit wrote:
Spinner wrote:http://www.foxsports.com.au/afl/st-kilda-rules-itself-out-of-race-for-soontobe-free-agent-and-current-richmond-star-dustin-martin/news-story/0d0309a47e163a2d6e1f4666503c3f9e

Anyone notice this? Saints out of race for Martin according to Jake Niall.


"St Kilda is understood to be mindful of the high cost of luring Martin given it would likely take close to $1 million a year to prize the 25-year-old from Punt Road — taking into account the substantial offer Richmond has already made."

This seems a little dumb… high profile, elite free agents cost a lot of money… isn't that what we've been gearing up for all along?

We should have millions spare in our cap already plus Riewoldt, Dempster, Montagna, Gilbert will free up plenty more soon.



Yeah seems a bit weird. Not sure why we would want to hold out..

If it's not for Martin, we might not want to back the truck up for anyone.

Also mentions we are perusing Fyfe but unlikely to leave. And a few younger / contracted players.
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Re: NATHAN FYFE OR DUSTY MARTIN. WE MUST GET ONE. And ACRES

Postby shrodes » Thu 16 Mar 2017 2:15pm

dragit wrote:
Spinner wrote:http://www.foxsports.com.au/afl/st-kilda-rules-itself-out-of-race-for-soontobe-free-agent-and-current-richmond-star-dustin-martin/news-story/0d0309a47e163a2d6e1f4666503c3f9e

Anyone notice this? Saints out of race for Martin according to Jake Niall.


"St Kilda is understood to be mindful of the high cost of luring Martin given it would likely take close to $1 million a year to prize the 25-year-old from Punt Road — taking into account the substantial offer Richmond has already made."

This seems a little dumb… high profile, elite free agents cost a lot of money… isn't that what we've been gearing up for all along?

We should have millions spare in our cap already plus Riewoldt, Dempster, Montagna, Gilbert will free up plenty more soon.


Polite way of saying we don't think he's worth that kind of money. Could be due to any number of reasons, culture fit, attitude, ability, type of player need.
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Re: NATHAN FYFE OR DUSTY MARTIN. WE MUST GET ONE. And ACRES

Postby Devilhead » Thu 16 Mar 2017 3:51pm

We now have Steele who may develop into a Martin type bull - we could also be looking at Hopper - another in the Dusty mould - all younger as well without the baggage
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Re: NATHAN FYFE OR DUSTY MARTIN. WE MUST GET ONE. And ACRES

Postby sunsaint » Thu 16 Mar 2017 5:26pm

Devilhead wrote:We now have Steele who may develop into a Martin type bull - we could also be looking at Hopper - another in the Dusty mould - all younger as well without the baggage

geesh imagine how good Martin would be if he stopped lugging all that luggage round in games
there have been saints players over the last decade that have had similar luggage and we have managed ok

If we are out of the picture for Martin @1mill then I really think we wont even look at Fyfe ( not that I have ever believed he will leave WA)
& becoming more and more convinced we will be looking at two players minimum maybe three
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Re: NATHAN FYFE OR DUSTY MARTIN. WE MUST GET ONE. And ACRES

Postby jays » Thu 16 Mar 2017 6:31pm

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Re: NATHAN FYFE OR DUSTY MARTIN. WE MUST GET ONE. And ACRES

Postby asiu » Thu 16 Mar 2017 9:42pm

How many different log ins do you actually have?


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Re: NATHAN FYFE OR DUSTY MARTIN. WE MUST GET ONE. And ACRES

Postby Playon » Thu 16 Mar 2017 9:54pm

Lachie Whitfield anyone?

According to Barret on the footy show
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Re: NATHAN FYFE OR DUSTY MARTIN. WE MUST GET ONE. And ACRES

Postby SAAD » Mon 20 Mar 2017 1:09pm

Dusty will be a Hawk or Giant...
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Re: NATHAN FYFE OR DUSTY MARTIN. WE MUST GET ONE. And ACRES

Postby Jacks Back » Fri 24 Mar 2017 6:55am

I thought I heard somewhere that Fyfe will be staying at freo but I can't find anything. Apparently he let it slip on a video he was doing for the club website or was I dreaming that?
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Re: NATHAN FYFE OR DUSTY MARTIN. WE MUST GET ONE. And ACRES

Postby saintspremiers » Fri 24 Mar 2017 7:08am

Jacks Back wrote:I thought I heard somewhere that Fyfe will be staying at freo but I can't find anything. Apparently he let it slip on a video he was doing for the club website or was I dreaming that?


Fine. How do you all of you know if he's still going to
He goood after his injury issues?

It's not a given, that Nathan Brown from the Tigers I think who buted his leg was shyte post injury and Goose, the Goose, was neve on fire after he got his big injury either.
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Re: NATHAN FYFE OR DUSTY MARTIN. WE MUST GET ONE. And ACRES

Postby saintsRrising » Fri 24 Mar 2017 11:15am

Heard Matt Finnis on the radio yesterday.

Reading between the lines of what he said we are clearly targeting someone and that it may well need to be a trade.

Star FA's tend to be be locked back in by their clubs , but equally some stars can be tempted to move.
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Re: NATHAN FYFE OR DUSTY MARTIN. WE MUST GET ONE. And ACRES

Postby skeptic » Fri 24 Mar 2017 12:17pm

Jacks Back wrote:I thought I heard somewhere that Fyfe will be staying at freo but I can't find anything. Apparently he let it slip on a video he was doing for the club website or was I dreaming that?


Somebody posted here that Fyfe signed and it will be announced later in the year
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Re: NATHAN FYFE OR DUSTY MARTIN. WE MUST GET ONE. And ACRES

Postby Grrrrr » Fri 24 Mar 2017 12:40pm

saintspremiers wrote:
Jacks Back wrote:I thought I heard somewhere that Fyfe will be staying at freo but I can't find anything. Apparently he let it slip on a video he was doing for the club website or was I dreaming that?


Fine. How do you all of you know if he's still going to
He goood after his injury issues?

It's not a given, that Nathan Brown from the Tigers I think who buted his leg was shyte post injury and Goose, the Goose, was neve on fire after he got his big injury either.


Jaxons posted earlier in the week that Fyfe deal has all but been done and will stay at Freo.
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Re: NATHAN FYFE OR DUSTY MARTIN. WE MUST GET ONE. And ACRES

Postby Jacks Back » Fri 24 Mar 2017 11:42pm

Thanks skeptic and Grrrrrrr
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