Carlton coach Michael Voss is backing Harry McKay to rediscover his prime goal-kicking kind even after the Blues paid a excessive worth for failing to transform their possibilities within the 26-point loss to Sydney.
- Carlton’s loss sees the membership half a recreation out of the eight with all groups above them nonetheless to play
- The Blues have kicked 21.41 of their previous three matches, which have been all losses
- The crew has misplaced six of its previous eight matches, with the 2 wins coming in opposition to North and the Eagles
McKay was one in every of a number of Blues that misfired in entrance of purpose because the 2021 Coleman medallist completed with 0.3 within the 11.11 (77) to six.15 (51) defeat to the Swans on the SCG on Friday.
Voss conceded that McKay is “in a tough spot along with his ending” however intends to help the 200cm key ahead who has now booted 14.16 for the season.
“No person goes to work on his recreation greater than ‘H’. He is an absolute skilled in the best way he goes about issues,” Voss stated.
“Proper now he is in a tough spot along with his ending.
“We’ll throw our arms round him, help him. Completely we’ll.”
McKay once more various his strategy to set pictures between a drop punt and snap however appeared to decide on the extra standard strategy early in opposition to the Swans.
When McKay despatched two drop punts by way of for behinds he turned to a left-foot snap from a difficult angle that ended with the identical consequence.
“He’ll work by way of this time period in his footy and finally down the monitor he’ll be taught rather a lot about himself and what the final word method is that he needs to go together with,” Voss stated.
“However he is clearly in a tricky spot in the mean time, so we’ll help him as finest we will and we’ll have a look at all issues to have the ability to assist that but additionally it speaks to the bigger effectivity that we have to construct into our recreation.”
The Blues’ different highly-touted key ahead Charlie Curnow was dominant within the air and gathered six contested marks as he threatened to tear the sport aside, however was additionally wasteful and completed with 1.3.
Whereas the pair of Coleman medallists suffered from wayward kicking in opposition to the Swans, the issues seem to run by way of a Blues line-up that is booted a mixed 21.41 of their previous three matches.
“The 2 greatest elements within the recreation for us have been our pictures on purpose, we could not end our work. Then we misplaced a bit little bit of personnel late, in order that clearly stretched us,” Voss stated.
“We definitely really feel like we obtained loads of alternatives.
“We won’t ignore it. We have to get after it, it is an space of our recreation that we have to get higher.”