Match Discussion: Round 7 vs Wests Tigers @ Scully Park

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Who will win? Round 7: Wests Tigers v Knights

This poll will close on Apr 21, 2018 at 5:30 PM.
  1. Wests Tigers 13+

    14.3%
  2. Wests Tigers 1-12

    28.6%
  3. Draw after Golden Point

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  4. Newcastle Knights 1-12

    42.9%
  5. Newcastle Knights 13+

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  1. LeagueUnlimited News

    LeagueUnlimited News Administrator Staff Member

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    NRL 2018 - Round 7
    Wests Tigers v Newcastle Knights
    Scully Park, Tamworth (TICKETS)
    Saturday 21 April 2018

    Gates TBC / NRL 5:30pm


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    1. Corey Thompson 2. David Nofoaluma 3. Esan Marsters 4. Kevin Naiqama 5. Malakai Watene-Zelezniak 6. Benji Marshall 7. Luke Brooks 8. Matt Eisenhuth 9. Jacob Liddle 10. Ben Matulino 11. Josh Aloiai 12. Robert Rochow 13. Elijah Taylor
    Interchange: 14. Pita Godinet 15. Alex Twal 16. Michael Chee Kam 17. Sauaso Sue 18. Tim Grant 19. Chris McQueen 20. Tyson Gamble 21. Tuimoala Lolohea

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    1. Kalyn Ponga 2. Shaun Kenny-dowall 3. Sione Mata'utia 4. Nathan Ross 5. Ken Sio 6. Jack Cogger 7. Mitchell Pearce 8. Herman Ese'ese 9. Slade Griffin 10. Jacob Lillyman 11. Lachlan Fitzgibbon 12. Aidan Guerra 13. Mitchell Barnett
    Interchange: 14. Danny Levi 15. Chris Heighington 16. Jamie Buhrer 17. Jacob Saifiti 18. Daniel Saifiti 19. Josh King 20. Luke Yates 21. Cory Denniss


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    Referees: Chris Butler, Matt Noyen
    Sideline Officials: Ricky MacFarlane, Jarrod Cole
    Video Referees: Jared Maxwell, Ben Galea

    Feeder team matches
    WESTS TIGERS (NSWRL - Wests Magpies) & KNIGHTS (NSWRL)
    SAT
    Wests Tigers / Magpies v Knights @ Campbelltown, Flegg 1pm ISP 3pm​
     
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  2. Hardcore_Fan

    Hardcore_Fan Juniors

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    Doesn’t get any easier for us does it.
     
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  3. Glendale

    Glendale Juniors

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    Are we really wearing this bloody jersey against the Tigers again?? So sick of this..
     
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  4. slotmachine

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    I had this and raiders as our wins out of first 7.

    Think tigers will be too good, but we'll be ahead of prediction anyway
     
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  5. Noname36

    Noname36 First Grade

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    Given how well the Tigers just controlled possession to the point where Manly were too fatigued to do anything our discipline is going to have to improve ten fold if we’re any hope of not getting another thumping. They are a really good side.

    Anyone else just really keen for another home game? I just looked and we’re away again the week after this one again too. It’s been a really tough start to the season. I have more hope when we’re at home.
     
  6. Noname36

    Noname36 First Grade

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    Looking at our draw and amount of away games to start the season I was genuinely worried we’d be winless now...
     
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  7. Spot On

    Spot On First Grade

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    Need to get off our line and rip right in when defending. If we do this wait and watch crap again and let ball carriers roll forward at will, we'll be beaten convincingly.

    Ca't wait to see the line up Brown goes with.
     
  8. Zoidberg

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    At the start of the season this was one of our “should win” games, now, Tigers are probably in the top 2 forms teams of the season so far.
    Playing in Tamworth is better for us than Campbelltown or Leichhardt, but we definitely need to improve on this week a whole lot.
     
  9. Old dog

    Old dog Juniors

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    Most of us if not all rated Tigers as spooners not leaders. They are going well, good all round squad all playing for each other, we can learn from them. Tough game, based on form us at our best them at there worst we will struggle, possession is the key, unlike last week we can't afford to give up possession.
     
  10. NoSchitSherlock

    NoSchitSherlock Juniors

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    I reckon last week was the week we'd see what teams were serious possibilities for the top 8. I expected the Tigers to fail but they showed they are in it for the long haul.
    We'll need to have our best game of the season to beat them
     
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  11. Old dog

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    We need to have our best game of the season, in fact last few years, to go close, I will settle for a close contest.
     
  12. Pedge1971

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    Their roll forward and defence is amazing. We need to start well and complete at 80%.

    Any time they can get near our line they will be getting repeat sets so we need to take our chances just to be in the game.
     
  13. Dave_

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    Their forwards are gonna eat ours. Come to think of it, we should've done a head count after the Canberra game
     
  14. Yosh

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    Anyone know which team the ref is gonna play for? Last week was brutal playing against a stacked Storm side with the ref leading their side...
     
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  15. Spot On

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    Anyone have the number of repeat sets/drop outs we have forced this year?
     
  16. EdLondon

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    They tore Manly up on the edges. Does not bode well for us.
     
  17. Spot On

    Spot On First Grade

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    We're 15th for forced drop outs - three in 6 games.
     
  18. alexwilliams_66692007

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    Lamb could be dropped this week according to Toohey:
     
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  19. Mr_Knightside

    Mr_Knightside Juniors

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    Not surprised really, I wonder who the replacement would be. I'm not sure if Cogger is the answer because we're just replacing a slow half with defensive deficiencies for another slow half with defensive deficiencies, oh and he's smaller too.

    Real shame Pythian messed up because this could have been his shot.

    I'd almost be willing to accept Buhrer at 5/8 just so we could shore up our defence and he could just let Pearce and Ponga do all the playmaking.
     
  20. alexwilliams_66692007

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    Lamb has officially been dropped, Cogger to come into the team.
     

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