WHO to WATCH – Week 2 NAB Cup

The teams for this whole weekend have now been announced, for Week 2 of the NAB cup, so DTFML lists ‘WHO to WATCH’ ?

Who are the names you should be looking out for over this second weekend of footy for 2013… Which Rookies?    Which Bargains?    Which Guns? 

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FRIDAY NIGHT – Kangaroos vs Melbourne vs Richmond


  • RookiesCurrie (ruck) and Daw (ruck)… how do they fit around Goldstein?
  • Bargains Atley off the back flank and Goldstein in the ruck
  • GunsSwallow… it could be his year


  • RookiesToumpas (mid), Viney (mid), Matt Jones (mid) and Terlich (def)… all exciting DT prospects!
  • Bargains – Byrnes who kicked 5 goals in their intraclub match
  • Guns – Grimes… playing for a spot in my defense over Duffield, Waters and Broughton


  • RookiesVlastuin (def)
  • Bargains – Ellis if he is playing off the wing, Knights in his first game for the Tigers,
  • GunsMaric, Deledio, Martin, Cotchin… the usual suspects.

SATURDAY NIGHT – Brisbane vs Gold Coast vs Hawthorn


  • RookiesDocherty (def)
  • Bargains Claye Beams could be set to explode this year? (No Leuenberger… urgh)
  • GunsRockliff, Redden and Zorko

Gold Coast

  • RookiesO’Meara (mid),
  • Bargains – Bennell, Broughton (is he a bargain, or a gun, or will he be a flop?)
  • Guns – Ablett


  • Rookies – Some new hype for Jed Anderson as someone to watch and expected to play in 2013
  • Bargains – Is Breust set to explode with more midfield time?
  • Guns – Suckling and Birchall fighting for a spot in my defense, Franklin similarly for my forward line

SUNDAY EVENING – Carlton vs GWS vs Sydney


  • RookiesRowe (ruck/fwd)
  • GunsMurphy, Gibbs, Robinson and Malthouse (wait what?? All eyes on you Mick!)


  • Rookies – #1 pick Lachie Whitfield
  • Bargains – Setanta O’hAilpin
  • Guns – Toby Greene


  • RookiesTom Mitchell (mid) (Author is very excited to watch him), Dean Towers and Jed Lamb
  • Guns – OKeefe, Jack, Kennedy and Hannebery

Let me know with a comment below, if there is anyone else you are watching that I can keep my eye on for you???

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