Collingwood’s All-Australian wingman Josh Daicos says he was somewhat immature when he started at the Magpies and needed time to become the player he is today.
But the elder Daicos brother, who has improved enormously over the past two seasons, said that his improvement was independent of his feted brother Nick’s arrival at Collingwood, even though Josh has elevated his game in the time that his brother has been at the club.
Daicos, who was drafted in 2016, agreed that he had made a jump in 2020, his first season as a regular, and then elevated his game further last year.
“Yeah, I think just because I came in a bit immature in terms of my, yeah, my physical body, everything that goes into being an AFL footballer. I was probably a little bit behind … the top-graders,” he…