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Post by mickyj on Wed Nov 20, 2019 8:00 pm

eartotheground wrote:A new arrival at the Bloods rich in AFL experience?

Douglas ?
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Post by Big Phil on Wed Nov 20, 2019 8:55 pm

eartotheground wrote:A new arrival at the Bloods rich in AFL experience?

Really? Delightful.
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Post by Thiele on Mon Nov 25, 2019 6:42 pm

mickyj wrote:
eartotheground wrote:A new arrival at the Bloods rich in AFL experience?

Douglas ?
Reckon we will have to wait until after the draft for this one
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Post by mickyj on Mon Nov 25, 2019 7:21 pm

Thiele wrote:
mickyj wrote:
eartotheground wrote:A new arrival at the Bloods rich in AFL experience?

Douglas ?
Reckon we will have to wait until after the draft for this one

True
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Post by eartotheground on Tue Nov 26, 2019 11:37 am

The race for Richard - the western suburbs club missed out?

Is he legging it closer to the college jobs?

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Post by eartotheground on Tue Nov 26, 2019 11:38 am

And if RD is going to the Parade, where does that leave Port for a marquee player?

They might need a sack of gold to get someone.
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Post by oldfella on Tue Nov 26, 2019 1:29 pm

https://norwoodfc.com.au/news/douglas-to-don-the-red-and-blue-in-2020/
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Post by Lee on Tue Nov 26, 2019 3:28 pm

Another good pick up by Norwood.

IMO it does illustrate a problem with the SANFL.  This isn't a salary cap issue, but is a situation which possibly revolves around employment and coaching.  Clubs such as Norwood, who have many influential backers, are in the best position to close these deals, totally legitimately & outside the salary cap.  Smaller clubs often can't compete in such circumstances.

Good luck to Norwood, they were just better than the other clubs chasing Douglas, but I fear that a bigger gap will open up between the 'haves' and 'have-nots' and the competition as a whole might suffer.
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Post by Scrunch on Tue Nov 26, 2019 3:59 pm

Very Fair post Lee and I don’t disagree with any of it. These things are cyclical however, it was only 15 years ago Central were rolling in it and racking up flags and Norwood were bottom and broke. I think financial security of a club plays a part and while West have turned things around nicely it probably takes a few years to sell the message/reputation of sustainability. Luck also plays its part too.
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Post by Flag No.10 on Tue Nov 26, 2019 4:48 pm

West have 'turned things around nicely'?
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Post by Lee on Tue Nov 26, 2019 4:48 pm

Yes, most of that's also spot on, Scrunch.  IMO, West's difficulties have arisen due to the SANFL's ridiculous idea that a salary cap restriction would 'save money' and be a good idea.  I never agreed with that and look where that got me  Very Happy Cool

However, South have recruited well this year, so we'll see how that plays out and whether the lower clubs have to pay 'overs'.
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Post by Scrunch on Tue Nov 26, 2019 8:07 pm

Flag No.10 wrote:West have 'turned things around nicely'?

My understanding is they’re in a better position financially than they have been at times in recent years, but I’m not close to the club so happy to be corrected.
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Post by Flag No.10 on Tue Nov 26, 2019 9:15 pm

Well my understanding is that this year they have certainly turned things around, but not nicely.
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Post by Scrunch on Wed Nov 27, 2019 4:18 am

Flag No.10 wrote:Well my understanding is that this year they have certainly turned things around, but not nicely.

So they’ve improved things, but it’s not nice? Gotcha Shocked
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Post by Flag No.10 on Wed Nov 27, 2019 7:52 am

They've turned them around from profit to loss.
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Post by blueandwhite on Wed Nov 27, 2019 9:02 am

There is a very old saying in business.."You have to spend a dollar to make two.." If clubs are operating with one hand tied behind their backs financially ,it is a massive handicap.
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Post by PhilH on Tue Dec 03, 2019 8:43 pm

Any SANFL club that is making a loss at the moment is in serious trouble as it is getting annual payments from AAMI Stadium sale. Those payments should be going to debt reduction or setting the club up for the future not covering current losses.

This scenario has enabled SANFL to hold off the AAMI Stadium payments unless financial conditions are met.

Some see that as prudent financial management to ensure clubs only spend what they have at a time when there is some money available to improve their underlying position. Others don't appreciate what they see as undue interference.
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Post by Lee on Wed Dec 04, 2019 9:06 am

Good point, Phil, but when we're talking about West's profit, we're talking about the result not counting the SANFL money.

West's debt was significantly reduced over the past few years and it made a cash small profit without the SANFL money for the first time for a long time.
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Post by Big Phil on Wed Dec 04, 2019 9:05 pm

eartotheground wrote:And if RD is going to the Parade, where does that leave Port for a marquee player?

They might need a sack of gold to get someone.

Too Good !!!
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Post by Big Phil on Wed Dec 04, 2019 9:06 pm

eartotheground wrote:A new arrival at the Bloods rich in AFL experience?

Bloods are Doug Less
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Post by Lee on Thu Dec 05, 2019 9:37 am

Big Phil wrote:
eartotheground wrote:A new arrival at the Bloods rich in AFL experience?

Bloods are Doug Less


Nice one, Phil. Smile
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Post by Big Phil on Fri Dec 20, 2019 8:22 pm

James Boyd back to South or the Dogs?
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Post by blacky on Fri Dec 20, 2019 8:25 pm

Lee wrote:
Big Phil wrote:
eartotheground wrote:A new arrival at the Bloods rich in AFL experience?

Bloods are Doug Less


Nice one, Phil. Smile
Been Dougless for years
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Post by mickyj on Fri Dec 20, 2019 8:51 pm

Big Phil wrote:James Boyd back to South or the Dogs?

Dogs struggling to pay the council money for water rates according to the paper
Could they pay Boyd ?
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Post by Premiers on Sat Dec 21, 2019 6:29 pm

Rumour that Eagles are going to sign up a Norwood ex Premiership midfielder. If from a premiership year, guessing from Norwood's 2014 last Premiership team . Apparently, now a player superfluous to Norwood's needs with their good list of midfielders. Curious who that could be? Any one with info?
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