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"He cannot play wing at AFL level ever again": Lloyd


Matthew Lloyd says Richmond midfielder Josh Caddy can’t play as a winger again after being badly exposed by Brad Hill on Saturday.

St Kilda beat last year’s premiers by 26 points on the weekend and were exposed in a number of areas, with a number of speedy St Kilda players running the Tigers off their feet.

Lloyd said Caddy allowed Hill far too much space in the middle of the ground on one particular occasion, allowing the Saints speedster to run into an open goal.

“Josh Caddy is in the centre of the ground and on Bradley Hill,” he said on AFL’s Access All Areas.

“I understand that Hill is a lot quicker than you and goal side of you, yes it’s on a wing and on a neutral position but there’s no coming back from that.

“He can not play wing at AFL level ever again but he’s not quick enough and getting exposed on a wing.”

Lloyd also singled out small forward Sydney Stack in a specific piece of play out of Saturday’s game, where he allowed St Kilda forward Jack Lonie to run free and kick an easy goal.

“Sydney Stack was up against (Jack) Lonie," he said.

“Your team is not going well – put an arm across but because you don’t want to do that and you want to play an attacking brand of footy, you get punished.”


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