2022 Coach Quotes: Round 4

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Simon Goodwin on:

Angus Brayshaw and James Jordon

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“We’ve had some positional changes (since last year).”

“Angus Brayshaw has gone to half-back and looked really comfortable.”

“James Jordon is holding down the wing and looking really good in the way that he plays.”

Max Gawn

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“That’s been building for a few week.”

“He’s been really close the last couple of weeks.”

“I thought tonight he was a really dominant player on the ground, I thought he had a huge impact on the result.”

Max Gawn and Luke Jackson

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“We’ve got a really dynamic duo between the two of them,”

“They respect each other for what they bring.”

“They’re a great combination, they’ve spoken with each other about how they will continue to feel what the game needs from each other.”

“And they are two completely different players in terms of what they offer.”

Luke Jackson

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“He’s certainly got better at his general play positioning, he’s really closely with Max on developing that and he’s starting to have an impact behind the ball, especially aerially.”


Ken Hinkley on:

Ollie Wines

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“Ollie wasn’t well, so he’s actually gone off to hospital to be checked.”

Trent McKenzie

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“His knee just didn’t come up tonight (Late withdrawal).”

“He’s had another little incident somewhere between last week’s game and getting ready to play this week,”

 “It looks like his knee is not quite right, we’ll investigate that further.”

Scott Lycett

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“Obviously he hurt his shoulder a little bit, he played through the game, got through the last quarter.”

Robbie Gray

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“We hope that Rob gets back (next week).”


Chris Fagan on:

Lachie Neale

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“I thought he fought on all night, he’s ended up with a fair bit of the footy.”

“(Mark) O’Connor was all over him, so it was a good tough honest battle.”


Chris Scott on:

Tom Stewart

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“He came down with gastro in the morning (late withdrawal).”

“I just don’t think it would have been fair on him to really push him (to play).”

Joel Selwood

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“Joel’s been a bit crook and a little bit off (managed).”

Mark O’Connor

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“Mark O’Connor was fantastic, and again we took our time with him.”

“We could have played him last week.”


John Longmire on:

Oliver Florent

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“Particularly the second half was good.”

Lance Franklin

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“Looks like he’s broken his finger.”

Justin McInerney

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“Was both sides of the ball, gave us great energy.”

“He was able to play a couple of different roles for us, he went from outside in, then took us from inside out in a running sense.”

Isaac Heeney

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“He played a very important last quarter for us.”

Ben Ronke

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“He’s just had a terrible run with injuries, he’s missed a lot of footy over the last 2 years.”

“He’s been able to put together a bit of a pre-season, a bit of consistency in that regards.”

Peter Ladhams

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“He continues to build and improve.”

Paddy McCartin

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“He’s fine, he came back on, he’s all good”

“They (medical) gave him the all clear.”


David Noble on:

Jack Ziebell

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“He’s a terrific leader.”

“I floated (playing forward) it to him early in the week, I felt that there was an opportunity for us to draw the ball a bit deeper this week.”

“I still think there’s times where we’ll still consider playing him back.”

“Probably hard to move him out of there (forward) next week I would think.”

Nick Larkey

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“His capacity to keep that aerial contest is strong.”

Jason Horne-Francis

“I think what I saw in his game in the first half was a really nice balance of that ability to get and use his feet on the outside.”

“We’ve just got to find that nice little balance between getting some outside ball for him at times, using him up forward.”

Jaidyn Stephenson

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“We’ve given him a bit more of a challenge in the midfield.”


Adam Simpson on:

Jeremy McGovern

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“His continuity is good, he’s in good shape.”

“There’s good pressure up the ground that allows him to play his way.”

Willie Rioli

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“He was important for us tonight.”

Luke Edwards

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“The worry is he might have aggravated that (groin/OP from last year), he’s got a bit of groin soreness.”


Craig McRae on:

Jamie Elliott

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“It’s an AC injury, he’s going straight to hospital.”

“To be assessed, I think it could be quite a serious injury.”

“If he needs an operation, it could be 12 weeks.”

Nick Daicos

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“He’s a 19 year old and he’s dominating possessions, says a lot about the way he goes about it.”


Damien Hardwick on:

Hugo Ralphsmith

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“Hugo Ralphsmith I thought was wonderful again tonight.”

Josh Gibcus

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“Josh Gibcus continues to grow.”

Ben Miller

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“Ben Miller is becoming very reliable down back.”

Dion Prestia

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“He’s wonderful at what he does, we’ve missed him.”

Liam Baker

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“He’s just become such an important player for us both on and off the field.”

Shai Bolton

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“What I’ve been really pleased with is his defensive intent,”

“He’s take  some time but he’s starting to understand how that leads and helps his offence which is really important.”

“His ability in and out of clearance is quite remarkable.”

Nick Vlastuin

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“He’s probable at this stage (next week).”


Luke Beveridge on:

Alex Keath

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“He’s going to be out for a few weeks.”

Tim O’Brien

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“He had some really good involvements and he’ll want a few others back.”

Tim English

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“Tim’s had a good few weeks, I thought he was pretty good again tonight.”

“Right at this point in time we plan to keep doing that.”

“He might put his hand up to come back in, we’ll process that during the week.”


Jaymie Graham on:

Will Brodie

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“We know his contested possession is one of his strengths.”

“He was really important for us inside.”

Nathan O’Driscoll

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“He’s playing great footy,”

“He’s a high work rate player.”

Alex Peace

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“Unfortunately he felt a bit of a tweak in the warm up (Ankle).”

James Aish

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“I think he’s fine, I think he just tweaked his ankle as well late.”

Andrew Brayshaw

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“He’s coping really well (with a tag).”

“He’s really selfless with any tag, he’s working out ways we can manipulate it as a midfield.”

Caleb Serong

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“Quite promising (to play next week).”


Leon Cameron on:

Isaac Cumming

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“I thought Isaac Cumming had another real good strong performance.”

Lachie Ash

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“I thought he was terrific up to halfway through the 3rd (Quarter), we sort of made a decision to get (Callan) Wardy into the game and we broke it (the Ash role) with 5 minutes to go in the 3rd.”

Jesse Hogan

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“I thought he presented well.”

Lachie Whitfield

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“He’s pretty sore in his ankle and his knee.”

“He just wanted to stay out there.”

“Hopefully he pulls up well.”


Matthew Nicks on:

Taylor Walker

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“I think he’s really important to our group, he straightens us up, his experience he brings ahead of the ball, he helps those younger guys that are down there playing round him.”

Mitch Hinge

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“We’ll more than likely probably lose Hinge, we’ll have to see how he pulls up (Hip).”


Blake Caracella on:

Peter Wright

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“Peter Wright stood up today, in the first half especially.”

Jake Waterman

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“Stringer being out, Waterman I thought played really well.”

Will Snelling

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“He’s an integral part of our team and we’re going to miss him a lot (calf injury).”

“He’ll be out for a short period.”

Devon Smith

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“I thought he played really well.”

“We know he can play some really really good football, it’s great to see him take a step forward today.”

Matt Guelfi

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“I think he’s playing his career best footy,”

“Not just tonight but the last 2-3 games he’s played some really good footy.”

“He’s probably found his best position on the ground.”

“He’s a lively tough contested half-forward that can put pressure on, that can take a mark, he can play a number of roles down there for us as well.”


Sam Mitchell on:

Will Day

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“It’s not ideal he entered the concussion protocol.”

Ned Reeves

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“He’s the only fit ruckman on the list, but he’s actually holding up pretty well.”

“He came into the game even a little bit sore.”


Brett Ratten on:

Ben Long and Dan Butler

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“I thought Long and Butler’s pressure was outstanding in the front half.”

Brad Hill

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“He’s played it before (forward), it’s not like it’s new to him.”

“He’ll go and play half-back again.”

Jade Gresham

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“I think he’s done a brilliant job through the pre-season and trying to really hone in on the little things to make him better, and he’s really invested in himself to try and make himself the playe he wants to be.”

Marcus Windhager

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“He’s come out and performed at a pretty good standard first up.”

“His contested ball and his competitiveness was there, and his ability to run over the ground is pretty impressive for a young fella.”

Jack Sinclair

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“I think he’s understanding the impact he can have with this team and what he can do.”


Michael Voss on:

Patrick Cripps

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“We think it’s only minor (hamstring),”

“We’ll just wait, find out and do the assessment as needed.”

Marc Pittonet

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“We think that he’ll be okay (to play next week).”


Stuart Dew on:

Jy Farrar

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“It looks like he’s done a hamstring.”

“He started the game really well, he’s been in good form.”

Josh Corbett

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“Josh Corbett obviously took some opportunities, he’s got real sticky hands, really good mark, he’s a tough match up.”

Jack Lukosius (Knee)

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“No information yet as to what his medical condition is like, so fingers crossed that it’s not too bad.”

Malcolm Rosas

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“His last month in particular has been outstanding.”


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