#23 David Myers


#2209

And the reality is, right now, we don’t have anyone who can provide a body that size or strength in the middle that understands the structures. Which supposedly is a key strength of his.


#2210

Smack and Myers touted as the saviors…

Cant wait for the real stuff to start.


#2211

Lots of panic dollars being thrown around.


#2212

This bloke has plenty left to offer this football club.


#2213

Myers was more physical yesterday than I have seen him for a long time. He wasn’t just blocking bodies. he was hitting bodies. 6 clearances. Dead certainty to play round 1 .


#2214

He didn’t seem to have a massive game, but we looked so much better in the contests with him out there. Of course we looked a whole lot better than the last game in just about every respect, so it’s hard to say how much influence the extra big body had.

One thing I have noticed is that he seems to combine much better with the older players than the younger ones. Probably a reflection of how little footy he has played with half the team.


#2215

As I said earlier, even though he is injury prone, lacks form and isn’t a high possession winner. He is an important player this year.


#2216

After last year I didn’t have him in my best 22 this year. But he looked handy on the weekend.


#2217

6 Clearances eh?..did any go to our players?


#2218

Fair question. He also had 5 inside 50’s.

Not saying he had an outstanding game but he did the things he was supposed to do.


#2219

He looked strong in the contest. got a bit of the pill. He looks set to play a important midfield role, and might be good to be there when the heat is on early in quarters… But ideally we transition to Heppell/McGrath/parish/Zerrett as main mids.


#2220

Imagine if we have that level of improvement, compounding every game.

One can dream…


#2221

Possibly Stringer played a little better not being the sole bigger body?


#2222

Best preseason in years.
By god we need him,
Cause theres fark all ready
At his size to take his place.


#2223

thats almost haiku like.


#2224

If ever we needed him to be effective its now. He’s basically the only option we have for a bigger bodied mid (I don’t believe Stringer will play mid very much) so should get every opportunity to play this role. I’m not expecting Jobe level clearance work but his role is vital to our chances of playing finals.


#2225

Big bodied Myers
Not the hero we deserve
The hero we need


#2226

The inside beast we missed last game. Very good game from Daveo, his ability to get the ball and take two or three blokes to take down is handy.


#2227

Someone seems to have hacked pbomber’s account - but was it on game day or since then?


#2228

And he’s injured yet again.

This season can EAD