Ben Hunt

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  1. VodkaSaint

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    He will be closely looked at all year by us, so what do you think so far.
    here is my view.
    Solid in defense.
    Kicking Game Average.
    playing more like a link man than an Organizer .
    Ran the ball well.
    I would say he can Play much Better .
     
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  2. mickeylane

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    He reminds me of Andrew Johns - strong and nuggety he's a gun!!
     
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  3. JohnnoMcJohnno

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    1st game of the season so bound to be rusty. Agree his kicking game is average. You wouldn't pay him $1M a season based on tonights effort.
     
  4. Weipa Dragon

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    He has guts and skill...and he just dropped it. I do believe signing a true 7 is a beneficial move for us in that it's been since Matty head ran around that we have had a great little 7. The other half can run around then like Mann or field. Not Widdop, just not Widdop.
     
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  5. Dragsters

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    Gee you'd think he's already wearing the red v by the way that old flog Alexander is bagging everything he does.

    Tool.
     
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  6. Old Timer

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    No doubt Widdop will look good outside the $5M man
     
  7. hewi

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    Reckon his kicking is better than Widdop's that's for sure.
     
  8. VodkaSaint

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    If Only he had Joeys kicking game. but yeah agree , hes a gun
     
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  9. JohnnoMcJohnno

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    Not convinced yet. Tonight his best plays were passes to Milford and Roberts. We ain't got Milford and Roberts. We've got Widdop and Lafai. Need to see more of his running game - he's gonna need it.
     
  10. hazzbeen

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    He is better than we have , but dont forget he is playing with a a well coached team that can attack . If he was playing with us under Mary he will struggle also .
     
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  11. barry

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    The only thing that worries me about Hunts game is his kicking game.

    This will need to improve dramatically
     
  12. JDHD

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    I'm worried by the lack of effort in defence. Running up to tackles, touching a hand and then running back to the line and letting the backrowers finish the job.

    To be fair, his missus just gave birth to their first kid so it's entirely possible that he just hasn't slept in six months.
     
  13. dragonssamy61

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    Agree hewi
     
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  14. dragonssamy61

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    Dont worry jonno if we have any sense neither widdop or tinman will be there.
    Hopefully mann and Milne.
    That would be better.
     
  15. 2010

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    Let's wait till round 10 before making decisions, no player goes well in the early rounds
     
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  16. Objective View

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    It's not going to get much better at his age.

    Straight Shooter
     
  17. This Year?

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    If Hunt is going to be our saviour then I hope he plays a lot better for us than what he did for the Broncos tonight. I don't see why he's worth the coin we'd be giving him for his *ahem* "services".
     
  18. Dragonslayer

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    So we will have to wait until round 10 before Hunt plays well for us next year? and then every year after that for his 5yrs.
    So in reality we're paying him 1.2m for half a season each year, no wonder he signed with us quick smart.
     
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  19. SaintPauli

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    Have a look at Hunts highlights on YouTube. He is a gun. The Fake media out there is being overly harsh. He played ok tonight and still better than any halve we have had in 6 years!
     
  20. Frank Facer

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    I to have thought that Hunt reminds me of Andrew Johns at times too.
     

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