Pass Mark for 2018

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  1. The Charlatan

    The Charlatan First Grade

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    Pass mark is make the finals. A successful year is making week three.

    Even being decimated by injuries will not be an excuse, Ivan has built for depth. Top 8 bare minimum.
     
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  2. Trollhammaren

    Trollhammaren Juniors

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    Not making the Top 8 will be an utter failure.

    It's not that difficult to get in there these days and we will have plenty of 1st grade standard players challenging for spots next year.

    Week 3 of the finals should be the goal.
     
  3. Ned Kelly

    Ned Kelly Juniors

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    I hadn't seen Benji play for ages so I was pleasantly surprised with his performance. Good kicking game, nice passes and the commentators talking about him leading the team around in attack and defense. Definitely a great signing, We won't be losing much if Reynolds is out through injury and Benji replaces him.

    If Brooks doesn't fire ( and I think he will with Reynolds guiding him) could Benji slip in to the halfback role?
     
  4. macnaz

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    100% he could
     
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  5. Shredder

    Shredder Juniors

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    I have big hopes for next year, but I, like most of us are sick of being disappointing.

    What I want to see by the end of the year is a positive for and against.

    If we finish with a plus, it means we should be finals bound, but more importantly will mean we arent getting blown off the park anymore.
     
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  6. sensesmaybenumbed

    sensesmaybenumbed Moderator Staff Member

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    And if you get to week 3, why stop there?
     
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  7. Clifferd

    Clifferd First Grade

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    I reckon Marshall has matured into an organising halfback, if you asked me about 6-8 years ago if he could organise a team around the park I would've said hell no.

    I think his short stint at the broncos has served him well though
     
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  8. Crazyperpman

    Crazyperpman Juniors

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    I agree, I think the Benji coming next year is better than the Benji that left us in 2013.

    It would be good if he taught Brooks how to put up a spiraling bomb like he did last night too.
     
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  9. Tiger Ted

    Tiger Ted Juniors

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    I was thinking the same thing while watching Benji last nite.On what Ive seen of both of them this season our prodigal son is ahead of Brooks.Benji's pride & stature @ Concord is going to force Brooks to have to improve markedly to beat Benji for the no.7 jersey in '18 !!
     
  10. benched tiger

    benched tiger Juniors

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    Considering the rubbish that made up our squad this season -Rankin,Lovett,Edwards,etc we have to at least make the 8 next season.
     
  11. simmo1

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    Top 8 should be seen as a bare minimum pass mark in any year.
     
  12. madunit

    madunit Super Moderator Staff Member

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    From Rounds 20-25, the Tigers are the 7th best defensive team

    Storm have conceded 59
    Penrith 92
    Roosters 104
    Eels 105
    Broncos 114
    Sharks 118
    Tigers 119

    Canberra 120
    Dragons 123
    Cowboys 124
    Bulldogs 130
    Knights 152
    Warriors 170
    Souths 178
    Manly 191
    Titans 202
     
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  13. Tigerm

    Tigerm Juniors

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    They certainly have looked better in defence of late, does show how bad we were going under our previous coach, so hopefully we can improve on this again next year.
     
  14. Clifferd

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    That's pretty impressive. We've played 4 top 8 teams during that period too

    It also shows how dominant Melbourne are. Look how ahead of the pack they are even so deep into the season
     
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  15. madunit

    madunit Super Moderator Staff Member

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    We've scored 118 points too, which is just as impressive consider we've lost more than we've won in that period.
     
  16. umina panther

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    Haha well maybe I just got some karma
     
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  17. BuffaloRules

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    12 wins next year is the minimum...

    They should win at least half their games..
     
  18. ed612313

    ed612313 Juniors

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    Pass mark? For any other team its not about obtaining a "pass mark".... The fact anyone thinks that way shows they are a failure already. Just accept mediocrity hey?
    So typical of the merged Tigers fans these days.
    Do you give a ribbon to yourself every time you manage to get a spoon in your mouth?
    Make the 8, then make the 4, then make the GF. Then I'm happy..... Anything less is a failure.
     
  19. ed612313

    ed612313 Juniors

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    hahahahaha
    Love having him back in reserve grade or maybe at best off the bench but he should be nowhere near 1sts. Agree that he should put a little bit of pressure on the others but if he gets anywhere near a walk up start then our team is a failure. Im happy he is back as a depth signing and to help juniors. If he is a staring 1st grader its a laugh and our team is worse off than it was when he last started for us....
     

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