The Northern Territory news Wed 4 Nov 2020
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52 SPORT WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 4 2020 NTNE01Z01MA - V1 Paddy McCartin is attempting to resurrect his concussion-stalled footy career. Picture: Michael Klein FORMER St Kilda forward Paddy McCartin has not yet undergone a medical assessment for Carlton as the Blues weigh up taking the former No.1 draft pick. A series of clubs are interested in McCartin, 24, but there are no guarantees he will be picked up. Carlton is considering McCartin but is well stocked with key forwards, including Harry McKay, Levi Casboult, Mitch McGovern and Charlie Curnow. Liam Jones has also played forward. As a delisted free agent, the former Geelong Falcons product could be picked up for nothing and play for a minimum wage. But all decisions will be subjected to full AFL and medical expert approval after a worrying run of concussions ended McCartins time at the Saints last season. McCartin received eight concussions which left the goalkicker suffering terrible symptoms in 2019. JAY CLARK PADDY AWAITS A HEALTH CALL Download the app Think! About your choices. Call Gambling Help on 1800 858 858 or visit www.gamblinghelp.nsw.gov.au or www.gamblinghelponline.org.au. Think of the people who need your support. Gamble responsibly. A winning bet can ride on a single piece of news, so never miss a thing. Sweat the source that breaks more Australian racing news than anywhere else. Tap into it now at racenet.com.au or download the racenet app. That breaking news story on that jockey really paid off, didnt it? Crouch: I wont stay Crow wants Saints deal done BRAD Crouch says he isnt thinking about the possibility of staying at Adelaide as it becomes increasingly likely the Crows wont match St Kildas bid for the free agent. The Crows have until Wednesday night to decide whether they force St Kilda to the trade table or accept what is believed to be pick 23 in compensation for the 26-year-old. Despite head of football Adam Kelly and football director Mark Ricciuto vowing to play hardball over the midfielder, Adelaides reluctance to offer Crouch a five-year deal would appear the catalyst for them accepting the compensation. Arriving back in Adelaide from Maroochydore on Tuesday, Crouch said he hoped the Crows would not match the Saints bid and he had not entertained the thought of staying in South Australia. I want them to not match the bid so I can go to St Kilda, he said. Ive told St Kilda that Im fully committed to them and I want to see it through. It is understood Crouchs offer from St Kilda, for four years with a fifth-year trigger, is around $700,000 of guaranteed money plus incentives. With the contract falling short of the at least $800,000 per season required to trigger first-round compensation the Saints have held the upper hand in negotiations and are refusing to give up their first pick (17) in this years draft. Adelaide could request St Kildas future first-round selection next season as its Plan B to salvage something for Crouch. Crouch said he had not spoken to Adelaide about if it would match the Saints bid. I dont know whether they will wait until the last minute to make a decision but Im looking forward to something being made, he said. SIMEON THOMAS-WILSON CMII ....... GETITON ,..... Google Play racenet
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