Saints best 22
FB: Geary Brown Roberton
HB: Webster Carlisle Jack Newnes
C: Hannebery, Jack Steele, Long
HF: Tim Membrey, Josh Bruce, Jack Billings
FF: Jack Lonie, McCartin, Gresham
R: Longer, Ross, Jack Steven
I/C: McKenzie , Marshall, Clark, Acres
EMG: King Jack Sinclair Jack Bytel
Im not very exceited about Stkilda.
Im not confident on McCartins body holding up, he needs a big preseason.
Im sure the recruiting team would have been happy adding another Jack to the list in Bytel.
Hanneberry should help them through the middle adding some class, but they will still be middle of the road.
They seem to have drafted lots of midfielders, but havent got the quality or depth there IMO.
If your a saints fan, your pinning your hopes on Carlisle, hanneberry and Ross and Jack winning it for them.
They were more relevant in the Winmar/Lockett days, or Goddard/Reiwoldt.
Im not sure the players they have brought in previous years are of adequate talent.
They will be hoping Nick Coffield Bailey Rice and Josh Battle (all high picks) have good years and force themselves into the team along with Ben Long and Hunter Clark.
IF King turns out well then at least they will have a good key forward.
IF McCartin doesn’t deliver this year, may be time to give him the flick, while he has some trade value.
Richardson will be the first coach to go.
They may even get a priority pick, but need to get development right like the blues.
Should finish above Blues & Suns and cause the odd upset.