NRL Rd 5 2018 - General Non-Warriors Thread

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  1. Blair

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    The last Warriors first grade game I went to last year was v Parra. We knew we could've won it but we also knew we'd most likely lose it, and we did. Yes, it was very demoralising.

    Different vibe this year. Although, the Warriors could be entering a three-game losing streak, beginninig today. That'd make us 4-3 from our first seven. A pass mark, but not something the fair-weather fan would think they'd need to be part of come round eight.
     
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  2. Blair

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    Tigers v Storm at Mt Smart. Melbourne would have the most support, no?

    Cleary will be very focused (as they are) but no doubt he'll have a quiet moment when he reflects on all those years in our coach's box. He did so much for the club.

    I'm glad he's not plotting to stop our winning streak today.
     
  3. Blair

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    Personal message me any good streaming sites, please. The one up and running last year seems to not work this year.

    Today's the first game this year where I can get on the beer! (Work has cruelled that prospect up until now).
     
  4. Rich102

    Rich102 Moderator Staff Member

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    I would think the Tigers would be the crowd favorites. But then, what would I know.
    Go the mighty Vodafone Warriors. (I renewed my membership.)
     
  5. Blair

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    Bloody glory boy! :)

    The first half of last week at the SFS I was sat to the side of the supporters bay just quietly people watching. I chuckled at three guys in particular.

    One was wearing a 2002 jersey, another 2008, and the third was all decked out like it was, gloriously, 2011 again. Each jersey looked like it'd been worn about twice.

    I might've been wrong but I reckon those respective jerseys, along with their wearers, have been put in storage all that time.

    Second half and, if you know me, I needed to be where the action was. I waited for everyone to settle in again, did a quick eyebrow-raise to Rubes as he too went to the action bay, then saw an aisle seat right behind the main Warrior Nation guys that had my name on it. Best day ever.
     
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    Fufu Andronez First Grade

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    Best game day experience I've ever had as a warriors fan
     
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    You got a tablet? Just use the NRL app, doesn’t cost much to just pay for one week.
     
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    Rich102 Moderator Staff Member

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    I have drawn my line in the sand.
     
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  9. Blair

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    "Kaufusi running into Matulino".

    A bit weird hearing that at Mt Smart, knowing the Warriors aren't playing.

    In regard to Matulino, commentators are saying he's 'trimmed down a lot, has his foot speed back, and really looks like a player that needed a change'.
     
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    I've got Tony Kemp co-commentating on ABC, :mad:.
     
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  11. Blair

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    Tigers making 'old' Warriors errors. Like Godinet throwing a "horrific" forward pass a few metres out from his goal-line, gifting Slater a try just before half-time.

    8-4 now Melbourne. It should've been 4-2 half-time lead to Tigers.
     
  12. JJ

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    Melbourne, Cowboys, Cronulla, and Roosters all have huge improvements in them

    That's the worry for the Dragons, Warriors, Tigers - who are playing at close to their ceilings - be great if they can maintain it, but I think they might be overtaken...
     
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    I don't feel we are there yet and have improvement. It's not like we are missing less than 10 tackles a game, 2-3 errors and 2 or less penalties.

    Roosters, Storm and Sharks have had key position changes.

    Cows when they click could be very dangerous. Just not sure how Morgan and JT are going together.
     
  14. Blair

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    C'mon Tigers, get a droppie in this seven-tackle set.

    10-all, six mins to go.
     
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    Benji just took the 1 point.
    11-10
     
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    Not sure if that right to stop for Packer as he not in the middle of play or could get hurt near the play???
     
  17. Blair

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    Bounce of the ball, ay? Addo-Carr should've been away. Good night, nurse.
     
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    Yep. Tigers win both games over Storm. Wow.
    Ivan know how to beat the Storm.
    0-4 with tips this week!!!
     
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    We're there in the first half tonight!!!!
     
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    Knights take a point into break
    7-0 over Broncos.
     

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