Dyson has had an up and down year. As did every single returning player. His best games this year were very very good, did big things in big moments and played to his strengths.
He’s never been a complete player, he’s slow and his kicking is poor but he is very good at finding it, very good below his knees and surprisingly good in the air for someone who isn’t especially explosive.
He’ll find more consistency next year and I think his lack of pace will not be as galling when not surrounded by a couple of other guys who are equally slow. Our midfield will look very different next year.
I don’t like the idea of moving him back to half back because his pace will be exposed there and his kicking will not facilitate our desired style.
He stays at the coal face winning the pill and providing a midfield aerial option. The consistency will return.