Question for the VFL/training watchers - does the VFL squad train with the AFL squad, or do they train seperately? Is there any cross-over between the two?
I’d like to think that there would be a reasonable level of cross-over to increase development opportunity for those trying to make an AFL list. Which in turn may help to lure DFA guys looking for a second chance, and increase the quality of the group.
A good quality pickup, tells me we’re actually thinking about the VFL program now. Which itself is a joke it’s taken this long after years of neglect, but better late than never…
If you look at the top VFL teams they all have strong performing midfielders. We at the best of times seem to have Tsatas/Hobbs rotating with bush league midfielders so we need bolstering in this department. Tom Phillips was a failure performance wise and we lost Narkle and had precious few contributing in the middle.
I have a feeling we’re going to draft some forwards this draft, so I hope we can add some quality VFL midfielders like O’Neill to get them supply and further their development than it’s a bonus.