Round 10 Vs Newcastle

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  1. Buzzard Breath

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    Panthers: Nathan Cleary (knee) is back training, but he’s more of a chance for next week. Jack Hetherington (dangerous contact) is facing suspension, while Trent Merrin (broken finger) is facing a stint on the sideline. With nine players currently out, the biggest casualty ward in the NRL, coach Anthony Griffin will be forced to delve deep into his roster. Nick Lui-Toso, Kaide Ellis and Corey Waddell are all contenders to come into the 17.
    https://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/s...0/news-story/e374c71c7bed60d7c3531f853bb37373
     
  2. Buzzard Breath

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    Hetherington has take the plea and will miss one week. No news on Leota as of yet.
     
  3. MrBlack

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    How the hell are we running 3rd in the Intrust Cup with all our team up playing first grade.....
     
  4. franklin2323

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    Well Waddell is out to round 16 so won't be him coming in
     
  5. TheFrog

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    Ellis is now in the 30 according to Gus in his podcast, so he'll go in ahead of the others.
     
  6. franklin2323

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    Crazy depth. NSW Cup had quality I just wasn't sure they could handle FG so well before the season
     
  7. franklin2323

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    Tui-Loso is too. He and Ellis will come in barring taking a chance with Cleary or something. I think Merrin, Cleary and May won't be pushed for this week
     
  8. Buzzard Breath

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    Cut and paste from the Tele. They know their stuff.:rolleyes:
     
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  9. Buzzard Breath

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    It wouldn't surprise me if Hook named one of those 3 on the reserve list. Extremely unlikely to play but either mind games from him or the fact we are running out of top 30 players to name!
     
  10. franklin2323

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    Yeah May is fit but I think will play NSW Cup before FG. Merrin could be taped up and atleast tackle but I can't see it name to 2 atleast
     
  11. franklin2323

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    They are for the fans afterall
     
  12. PenrithPanther45

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    Tom Eisenhuth or Liam Martin could also come in. Eisenhuth played lock for the NSW Cup side on the weekend.
     
  13. franklin2323

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    I rate Liam Martin but he is a backrower. That works if we start Ellis at prop and have Tamou and Leota off the bench
     
  14. OldPanther

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    I think this game will be more of a danger game than the Cows. Brown has them playing genuine attacking footy and Ponga is just icing the cake. Ponga will destroy our makeshift edges (stupid injuries).
     
  15. Tronald Crump

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    Must win game. Otherwise we could slid down the ladder. A few hard games coming up before the bye.
     
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  16. franklin2323

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    We will sort him out. Don't give him time and sorted
     
  17. franklin2323

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    Even just Cleary back. Moves Peachey to centres and CHN to the bench already stronger just with that one player back. Being at home helps I don't see us losing at home this season
     
  18. Tronald Crump

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    This week is in Newcastle.
     
  19. franklin2323

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    I mean if we drop this week next 2 at home with Cleary and Merrin back. This week will be almost impossible to win given the squad we have...Though this is usually when we go well
     
  20. umina panther

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    Will Yeo play? I think our backrow will dominate Newy
     

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