Cronulla game round 3

Discussion in 'St George Illawarra Dragons' started by ALSGI, Mar 13, 2017.

  1. Drakon

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    Equal second on the table. Gotta be happy with that!

    I thought:-
    JDB 3
    Vaughan 2
    Packer 1

    Did anyone notice Packer telling the boys how it is while behind the goal line and Widdop quiet and not saying anything?

    Honourable mentions to McInnes, Aitken, Ah Mau, Dugan and Frizz

    McDonald really needs to get his wing play sorted out in defence!
     
  2. kit66

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    Awesome gutsy win from the boys, I'm really impressed with their effort and commitment.
    Kicking game was sh*t but just about everything else was class. And....drum roll....we're 3rd on the ladder, unbelievable. Well done boys.
     
  3. kit66

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    You did what I did but then I noticed the Roosters are 3 from 3 - on 6 points, we're on 4. The same for and against threw me.
     
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  4. Saints Forever

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    Great commitment, effort and passion.

    Am unsure whether Josh McCrone's kicking game was always this poor or whether Cronulla pressured him in to all those bad kicks.

    Will watch replay again tomorrow before pronouncing him the all time worst half the wear the big red V.

    Forwards take a bow !! Super effort.

    Duges/McDonald/Aitken played well. Widdop was ordinary. McCrone very poor inside the Cronulla half.

    Lafai played ok. Not outstanding but not woeful. Flo gave it his all.

    Am going to wake up tomorrow morning a happy man !!!!
     
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    His service was great even a couple of kicks from dummy half that were effective well played cam
     
  6. Lovemedragons

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    Happy with a win, Cronulla were ordinary but happy with the win. Well done Aitken for turning it around and being a positive as was Packer this week. McCrone tries hard but isn't up to it, not his fault he keeps getting picked.
     
  7. Drakon

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    Thank you for your classy correction! I do stand corrected. Maybe some wishful thinking on my behalf.

    3rd is still good though.
     
  8. dragonssamy61

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    Agree Dragsters
    How would you feel being kurt mann last week 18th man no game time.
    This week getting splinters on the bench.
    Then when we need him he will have no match fitness.
     
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    Vaughn,Packer Ah mau, jack, duges were great ,
    I thought lafai was good and strong running the ball and defensively
    Mccrones kicking was poor but made a couple of vital tackles on lee in the first half and leutele in the second half
    We won be happy not critical
    We have come away from that hole of a ground without less than a win many times before
     
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  11. Drakon

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    Mostly agree with your comments. I didn't think McDonald played well. I wish I could say he did. He didn't help Aitken last week in defence and it was poor again tonight also although Aitken was better. Not perfect but much better.

    Thought Widdop was OK. Not as good as last 2 weeks but OK.
     
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    Agree old Kogarah Boy
    But Field hurt his hammy in the illawarra game and didn't come back on.
    So fingers crossed he ok for next week.
    Nona had a great game and had a good game against parra he would definitely add to the kicking game.
    I would rate his the best in the club.
     
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  13. Saints Forever

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    I sing up up Cronulla all the time......by their necks !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
  14. Blood Shot Eyes

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    Ground out a tough win...well done boys......kicking game as per usual was well below par...I'll take the 2 points but jeez I am tense whenever I watch our blokes now just dont have the confidence like I used to.......Mcdonald did some good things at times but his hands worry me and he seems to miss judge a lot of those spiralling passes from the opposition......hopefully the more time he spends with his new team the better he will fit
     
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    I'm growing to love this current group of players, win lose or draw. McInnes and Vaughan have been great additions and have really changed the way we move up the field. There's still a lot of one out stuff and personally I'd like to see a few more passes, but overall we look pretty good. Just need to get rid of any one who tends to be McProne to errors or anyone who could make us look like a Lafaing stock and I reckon we'll do ok this year.

    Also, can't believe Mann didn't get a run today, I would be filthy if I was him. Who could blame him if he left as clearly McGregor has no idea. How many other coaches didn't use all their replacements this round I wonder.
     
  16. SaintPauli

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    Packer is a leader and we'll respected by all. Players do look up to him. Good to see this awesome turn around with this kid.

    JDB 3
    DUGAN 2
    Packer and Vaughan 1
     
  17. Uplifting

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    JDB was good again. Excellent in defence and attack.

    Vaughan with made good hitups again, and Packer punishing in defence.

    The entire pack played well. McInness very good again. Host doesn't look absolutely ready yet - still doing his apprenticeship - I'd like Luc to get his chance next week.

    Btw, I'm a fan of McDonald. He's very effective. He had to go for the intercept a few times simply because of the impeding overlap.

    We just need some other slick backs playing FG and we have a good team.

    Kicking game was a bit off too often this week.
     
  18. 2010

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    Packer has been one of our best and I did see him talking up the players. I think he should be offered co captain. Mary won't take away the capitancy from Widdop.
     
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    Certainly agree re being better than peats.
    Not sure of soo though there ain't much out there
     
  20. Ted bartolo

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    Good win .Does anyone think we can win a comp with McGregor as coach.It seems like doust and most supporters are happy for us to win a few games.sack doust and macgregor.And let us get the right people to try to win a comp
     

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