QLD Team 2017

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  1. MF88

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    Parker will obviously be a big loss that needs to be resolved somehow. And there is the question of our back line assuming Chambers and Slater are available.

    You'd have to think Napa and Holmes will be in the mix. Chambers should replace O'Neill.

    And Guerra should find himself on the outer if his form doesn't dramatically pick-up next year for Easts. I'd like to see Papalii or Gillett take Thaiday's starting edge but that won't happen.
     
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    If McGuire takes the lock spot at Brisbane and does well he could go from the bench to 13 and napa slides into the bench spot.
     
  3. MF88

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    I think both Napa and McGuire should be starting. Myles has become a shadow of the player he used to be. He's essentially just a passenger these days.
     
  4. RecordBreakingMaroons.

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    The QLD team has reached a point where a succession plan has been in place for the last few years. As can be seen by blind Freddy, succeeding the current roster is easier said than done, but that doesn't mean that it can't be done.

    It has to be acknowledged by the Maroons fans that the winning record of the last 11 Origin seasons(10 wins from 11 series) will probably never be repeated nor surpassed as long as Origin is followed to the degree that it is presently. In other words eventually we will lose more than one series in a row. The most difficult thing to sustain in elite level sport is to maintain a winning run. That difficulty multiplies in team sports. Our run has been remarkable. One day it will go back to the pattern seen previously where the wins are more evenly shared between us and the Blues. Until that day, revel in the mental strength of our representatives.

    This is why the Head Coach is so important. He builds a foundation upon which a team can draw inspiration. Select players with the right attributes, then inspire them. That is the best recipe for success. The rest happens on the grass.
     
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    I would like to see one more series winning streak of more than 3. Since it has never been achieved by the Blues, it would be nice to repeat it.
     

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