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Postby Joe Bloggs » Sun 16 Apr 2017 7:44pm

More potential than Paddy and billings.
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Postby ace » Sun 16 Apr 2017 7:45pm

Agreed
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Postby carn_sainter » Sun 16 Apr 2017 8:02pm

I'm a fan. A genuine play-bursting play maker who needs to tidy up his skills to become a fully fledged weapon.
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Postby White Winmar » Sun 16 Apr 2017 8:03pm

Take note, selectors. The boy can play!
Winmar to LOCKETT!!!!!
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Postby CURLY » Sun 16 Apr 2017 8:18pm

Carried the ball well really exciting that he can push forward.
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Postby repta » Sun 16 Apr 2017 8:25pm

Love him... brilliant one minute...
Where did he go... where is he... mmmm.....
Is he still out there....
Oh there he is....
He just seems to go missing for patches then crops up to do something.
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Postby BigMart » Sun 16 Apr 2017 8:29pm

Has some very good attributes... needs to tidy up his disposal/decisions
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Postby Griggsy » Sun 16 Apr 2017 8:29pm

Get a good feeling when you see him size up the approaching defender. He's an exciting player that's for sure.
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Postby Sainter_Dad » Sun 16 Apr 2017 8:32pm

Having played less than 30 games ..... only 220+ more to go!!!!!!
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Postby desertsaint » Sun 16 Apr 2017 8:33pm

Potentially the best of our 2013 draft. currently sitting 4th, but expect him to rise.
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Postby bigcarl » Sun 16 Apr 2017 8:53pm

Love the kid. Makes the odd dopey decision but that's what you get from players who take the game on. Future star imo.
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Postby Milne » Sun 16 Apr 2017 8:57pm

Billings has great potential, just lacking confidence.

Acres is getting better and better but still not quite there yet.
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Re: Acres

Postby WellardSaint » Sun 16 Apr 2017 9:03pm

Griggsy wrote:Get a good feeling when you see him size up the approaching defender. He's an exciting player that's for sure.

Was it just me, or did he kick more precisely than normal?
He was more composed than usual, exciting to watch
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Postby Enrico_Misso » Sun 16 Apr 2017 9:05pm

Apart from that mark he dropped he did some really exciting things.
Even some of his taps showed he thinks creatively - one little attempted tap in the Lockett pocket didn't come off but the thinking was impressive
He is a natural.
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Postby skeptic » Sun 16 Apr 2017 9:09pm

Personally, I'm a huge fan

Want to see him stay in the 22 and IMO he'll improve out of sight quickly
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Postby saintspremiers » Sun 16 Apr 2017 9:15pm

Big fan. I really see a lot of Lenny in him.

I wonder if Lenny could mentor him this year to help him hit his full potential?
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Postby Milne » Sun 16 Apr 2017 9:27pm

Watching the replay now. Acres dropped a mark then was pinged holding the ball in the first quarter when he should have had a close range shot at goal. Once he becomes more confident I don't think we will see this sorts of moments in his game.
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Re: Acres

Postby citywest » Sun 16 Apr 2017 9:30pm

He will be our best mid within 2 years IMHO.
Abandoning Tassie, home games at Docklands and moving to Seaford are the 3 most catastrophic decisions the Saints have ever made. This has basically bankrupt our club. NZ is most probably our last chance to save our club. If we don't embrace it our club will be at the mercy of the AFL.

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Re: Acres

Postby saintbob » Sun 16 Apr 2017 9:32pm

Getting better and better every game he plays
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Postby Vazelos » Sun 16 Apr 2017 9:33pm

Loved him from last year a line breaking tall strong mid fielder. Has inside and outside abilities.
Potential A Grader in the near future.
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Postby The OtherThommo » Sun 16 Apr 2017 9:39pm

Milne wrote:Billings has great potential, just lacking confidence.

Acres is getting better and better but still not quite there yet.


Well read, Stevie.
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Re: Acres

Postby To the top » Sun 16 Apr 2017 9:41pm

Brilliant

And innovative

Showed from his introduction to AFL football that he will be a stand out player not only at St Kilda but in the competition

And he now has the support he has

The stereo comment re his disposal is way off the mark and always has been

He is a player who is 2 or 3 steps ahead
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Re: Acres

Postby The OtherThommo » Sun 16 Apr 2017 9:41pm

citywest wrote:He will be our best mid within 2 years IMHO.


Has Jack Steven got a terminal illness that will soon see him gone?

Fair freakin dinkum!
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Re: Acres

Postby Zed » Sun 16 Apr 2017 9:46pm

Just needs to play senior games. Get another 30 games under his belt and will really flourish. Has real line breaking ability.
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Postby Johnny Member » Sun 16 Apr 2017 9:47pm

I must be watching a different Acres.



I hear the Benny Hill theme playing every time he gets it.
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