Eels Appoint Brad Arthur as Head Coach (Part Deux)

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  1. Joshuatheeel

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    It's improving:

    "We can reveal Brad Arthur’s men has been the best defensive team over the past ten weeks; conceding just 99 points at an average of 12.4 per game.

    The next best performers are runaway leaders Melbourne, who’ve let in 14.9 points per game over the same period. Parramatta’s relatively diminutive forwards deserve most of the credit – and Arthur will be faced with some tricky choices from next week onwards."

    https://au.sports.yahoo.com/league/a/36817665/7th-tackle-defensive-grit-steels-eels/
     
  2. Joshuatheeel

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    Regarding our defence, probably our worse games defensively over the last 10-12 rounds (I may be wrong) have been against the Knights and tonight against the broncos.

    Both times Smith has been our starting fullback.

    Wonder if that is a contributing factor ? Fullbacks talk a lot telling players where to go, wonder if Smith is poor in that area?

    Also his positioning is pretty average!!
     
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    I'm sure it's a factor, but complacency has been a massive factor in both games as well.
     
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    The post game presser is a rip snorter .... apart from one sentence where BA said we won the game, you'd be hard pressed to believe we won last night .... I love it!!
     
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    When BA smashed the water Bottles I could hear him screaming out penalty Broncos from my seat.
     
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    That's the one of many things I love about BA. He keeps the team grounded and never looks to point the finger (refs). Never over praises the team and always looks to improve them. I love this man. :)
     
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    Yeah i like that he doesnt publicly use the refs as an excuse ... and i assume he is same with players ... i do hope he gets on the phone and rips archer a new one occaisionally tho

    Me on the other hand - i will openly rip and tear f**kin piss poor refereeing ... klein is terrible. I cannot believe he is deemed good enough for the bunker ... i honestly think alot of the younger refs r better than the likes of klein, perenara, cechin
     
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    I like it that BA doesn't blame the refs in public.

    But I read an article probably early last year where it was mentioned BA is in regularly contact with the NRL questioning the refs performance, more then most coaches.
     
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    Well it aint working.

    I'm glad he doesn't blame the refs in the presser too unless specifically asked he just throws out a "you seen what i seen" or something to that effect to lay the boot in without getting in trouble.
     
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    You can criticize the refs all you like but leave the blonde touchie out of it.
     
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    She was a bit of all right running down the touchline just quietly.
     
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    She made the call on the Moses forward pass, but I forgive her.
     
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    I'd lose any player we currently have before I would let B.A go.
     
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    unless you bag them at the presser the f**kers just ignore Archer's private conversations plus i don't trust that merkin either
     
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    I dont ... doesnt matter how hot, dont f**k with my footy team bitch

    Ok maybe im talking crap
     
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