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Prosperous senses AFL glory not far for Lions

Prosperous senses AFL glory not far for Lions

After 222 AFL video games largely spent toiling in the lower reaches of the competition, Brisbane’s Daniel Prosperous senses his private premiership window is cracking commence.

Sooner than 2019, Prosperous’s sole finals skills had been abet in his debut season in 2009.

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Now the 30-yr-extinct has tasted abet-to-abet finals campaigns with the Lions, narrowly missing a condominium immense final remaining yr when Brisbane fell to Geelong in the preliminary final.

With spearhead Joe Daniher joining the crew in the off-season, Prosperous believes the 2021 squad is one of the best he’s been a portion of.

It has the former believing including a flag to his profession achievements is never far from being realised.

“Doubtlessly one of the best squad that I’ve been a portion of … there would possibly per chance be a vast selection of guys, the place doubtlessly two-three-four years ago, it’ll were ‘oh he’s a minute bit bit young, he’ll be a minute bit bit inconsistent week-to-week’, honest like I was after I was young,” Prosperous told AAP.

“But now getting video games and experiences into a vast selection of those guys and everybody at some level of the board, it roughly shores issues up a minute bit in a mode and clearly including guys like Joe to the crew as successfully can perfect reinforce issues.

“I mediate we’re closer to that (premiership) than we accumulate ever been but there would possibly per chance be a vast selection of work to be performed.”

The years of experiencing existence at a struggling footy membership accumulate additionally impressed Prosperous to give some assistance to Brisbane’s NRL crew, who persevered their worst season in membership history in 2020.

Identified as one in every of one of the best kicks at the Lions, Prosperous spent some of his off-season working with the Broncos kickers, particularly young halfback Tom Dearden.

“They’re in a intriguing identical place of dwelling to what we had been six-to-eight years ago and or not it’s not colossal,” Prosperous mentioned.

“You design not like seeing groups plow thru that because I know how notable it sucked.

“You honest are looking to be ready to aid out in any manner and if or not it’ll reinforce their kicking, that can presumably perfect be real.”

Prosperous senses AFL glory not far for Lions