Mark Bickley Left Scratching His Head Over Taylor Walker Move

Mar 10, 2020

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Adelaide Crows premiership captain and FIVEaa’s Mark Bickley was astonished when Taylor Walker was thrown into the ruck during the club’s pre-season game against Gold Coast on Friday.

Bicks said during the FIVEaa call:

“If Walker cops a knee in the throat or the chest or the ribs he’s not a ruckman and he hasn’t done much ruck work. Why would you risk your most potent forward in a position that he knows very little about?”

Bicks later acknowledged it was AFC’s last chance to try out the left-field move:

“They’ve only got one more opportunity to trial it and this was today, so they have a look at it. It’s no good getting to round five and saying should we trial it because it’s too important by that stage.”

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