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The Nick Vlastuin appreciation thread

Discussion in 'Richmond Ramblings' started by RROFO, Feb 23, 2013.

  1. aussieg

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    What comes through in that story is the amount of contact Mark williams has with the (presumably younger) players and the appreciation /respect tigger has for him. Also liked Arnotts reaction to being replaced. really feel he wants to play firsts
     
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    Good point about Choco.

    I liked the part where it was thought Tigger looked a bit tired and all the first year recruits were sent home to spend a day on the couch.

    And there was a stage where it looked as though he had had enough and comments were made on Y&B to that effect. Interesting to hear Tigger's account of games through the year.
     
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    And people say they are overpaid.....................
     
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    Love the section about the Vlastuin vs Morris one on one battle in pre-season. That would have been great to watch.
     
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    Heard about that at the time. Reports of a bit of biffo between Vlas and Morro. Hardwick would have loved it.

    Good advice from Morro too.
     
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    VLASTUIN AN INSTANT HIT

    In terms of raw numbers, Nick Vlastuin’s debut season of AFL football at Richmond was pretty impressive – 18 games, including the elimination final against Carlton, an average of 16.3 disposals and 4.8 marks per match, and a sixth-placed finish in the competition’s prestigious Rising Star award.

    Read more...

    http://www.richmondfc.com.au/news/2014-01-02/vlastuin-an-instant-hit

    Tigger!
    Ms Tantie.
    xox
     
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    Not bad for a kid that some claimed didn't have a tank and with only limited skills.
     
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    na, they where talking about dusty. Oh and Ellis, oh and yeah flossy as well.

    Maybe they will be right when they say it about Lennon.:banghead:
     
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    Why the hell would they choose him from Richmond?
     
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    Actually, (perhaps appropriately) I think somebody's gaming it. Over 1500 votes in a couple of minutes? I think not...

    VOTE 1 VLASTUIN!

    Suss!
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    Gees MsTy, he's got 550 votes , including mine, and still only has 2% of the total :(

    I watched a replay of the 2015 Sydney v Tigers R13 game a couple of nights ago .... Vlastuin was excellent .... hopefully he will get back to and go beyond that form this coming season...
     
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    Wow. Two years between posts. Not a lot of appreciation in between!
     
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    Dusty is too expensive?

    Sorry that should read explosive
     
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    Good question .... he is in good company, except for Silly James from Hawthorn.... the age group seems to be the common factor...
     
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    The whole thing has a distinct air of dartboard about it.

    Bulldags people definitely robo-voting, too.

    Nick!
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    Thanks to today's flurry of appreciation for young Nick I discovered that I was "watching" this thread.

    Don't remember ticking that box!
     
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    We robo voted you in...:confused:
     
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    Gee thanks. Can you take care of my civic duties at the next council election too?
     
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    Sure, One Nation wasn't it ?
     

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