Adams after more responsibility

TAYLOR Adams is determined to own a position in Collingwood’s midfield in 2015, saying he would be “angry” if coach Nathan Buckley wasn’t thinking of giving him an opportunity to cement himself in the side.

Following the departures of Luke Ball (retired), Dayne Beams (Brisbane Lions) and Heritier Lumumba (Melbourne), Collingwood’s midfield is suddenly light on for proven options.

Asked whether Buckley should consider him as a candidate to step up and fill the void, Adams was typically forthright in his response.

“I’d be pissed off if he (Buckley) didn’t,” Adams told¬†AFL.com.au.

“There’s a handful of guys there that can do it and if I wasn’t in that handful I’d be pretty angry and disappointed.

“I think I’ve done enough developing to certainly step up.”

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