So I had grand plans of doing a site upgrade while I'm at home looking after bub...i haven't had a moment to spare, but private messaging should be back (before the end of the year I hope.)
* It's time to restore the VFA name.
Heres some more Port Melbourne recruits
Felix Flackart - a ruckman from Sandringham dragons who has 2 VFL games under his belt - 19 years of age.
Another ruckman is Tom Hofert who comes in 1 cm taller than Felix at 204 cms. Tom had played 4 VFL games last season for GC suns.
Ports tradition of finding players of Italian background continues (and theirs been a few good ones over the years) with recruiting Jesse Cucinotta and Nathan Scagliarini. I can see yet again a couple of Italians I know at the club say to me "why you no hava any of ta Greek players at Port u no good enough but us Italiani noumero uno" . As if stealing Pizzas from the Greeks wasn't bad enough now I have to listen to their representation of the club. Anyways back to the players... Nathan by all accounts is a promising player who could be a danger to opposition.
Jack Johnson from gold coast comes to Port after 7 games - he is only 19 years of age and 195 cms.
23 year old 183 cms Defender / winger Mitchell Lewis joins from Casey.
Two picks of the bunch i'll say are 194 cm Oscar Morrison who was previously at Geelong Falcons and was a inclusion in the NAB team of the year. The other one to look out for is Cody Stackelberg who played 8 games for Collingwood VFL and also captained Brisbane Lions Academy side for a couple of seasons.
A little underwhelmed by these recruits if truth be told but hope is not lost in assembling a good 2022 side, I feel should Port recruit a few top VFL players in positions which are lacking then they will be a very competitive side. I believe theirs not many spots to fill, hopefully the remainder is filled with genuine contributors otherwise it may be yet again a long season.
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Felix Flockart is such an imortant signing for th Borough. Structually, the lack of a dominant ruck has been a deficiency for a number of seasons.
It's been an area where the AFL clubs have the biggest advantage.
I've really liked Port's recruiting this year. Bring on the footy! The criket hasn't been a even contest.
Having Paul Hunter in the ruck as well as Felix is a huge plus.
So far I would rate the recruitment as a B- need a couple of key forwards to convert all those inside 50s which with the strong midfield we have will no doubt be plentiful in 2022.
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