Round 4 V Knights

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  1. Buzzard Breath

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    This is the place.

    I expect Carty will be named for Fish. I don't expect Griffin will make any other changes.

    Knight won't be a walkover. If we play to our potential we should have a sweet weekend.
     
  2. Whino

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    We should rip the Knights a new arsehole. But I will take a win nonetheless.
     
  3. umina panther

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    Hiku went ok but really has no place on the bench
     
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  4. ACTPanthers

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    These are the games I'm least confident in... we SHOULD win, but we've shown in the past these are the games we lose.
     
  5. betcats

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    Please don't waste a bench spot on Hiku. If he cant make the starting side don't pick him. I would really like to see us play some with some discipline this week, I can handle a few dropped balls but f**k off with the piggy back penalties. Maybe bench Tamou also, he had a that drop at a crucial time attacking the line in the last few minutes, shocking from an experienced player like him and maybe it will fire him up a bit as it seems nothing else will.
     
  6. franklin2323

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    Think our 21 named will be:

    Moylan
    DWZ
    Whare
    Peachey
    Blake
    TMM
    Cleary
    Tamou
    Wallace
    RCG
    Bryce
    Yeo
    Merrin:

    Latu
    Akoula
    Kikau
    Browne
    Leota
    Hiku
    Hawera-Narea
    May

    Gives us cover for Cartwright given he isn't even running yet
     
  7. franklin2323

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    That was the result of the stupid NRL rules. I think we will cover properly in the future so won't have to
     
  8. PenrithPanther45

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    I would love to personally see Jed Cartwright get a shot soon... won't happen unless there are injuries of course but still he looks the goods.
     
  9. betcats

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    I think Waddell should get a shot ahead of Jed ATM, can cover the same positions plus hooker.
     
  10. bebo

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    I saw Bryce at the Plaza this morning and he want walking all that well
     
  11. franklin2323

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    He hasn't ran since he did the injury we will name him but I can't see him playing
     
  12. franklin2323

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    May and CHN have been our best 2 in NSW Cup
     
  13. betcats

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    Yeah I'd have those two ahead of Jed and Waddell tbh.
     
  14. umina panther

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    How long is May on contract? A club like Newy should have a crack at him
     
  15. Big Mick

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    He re-signed last year for 2 years I thought.
     
  16. Fangs

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    Very confident we will win this one. But expecting a good fight from the Knights who are playing some committed football so far this season.

    Probably the best game to bring Cartwright back. Would have been a nightmare if he was marking Cordner on Saturday night. Carty needs to find his feet quicksmart.
     
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    My expectation is that Cartwright will not have recovered and won't play. I suspect Akauola will come into the starting side, Browne will come into the bench in his place, and Hiku will stay on the bench.

    After what Hook said at the press conference, it sounds like Hiku will be in the team when Bryce isn't because (in Hook's view at least) it gives the team more flexibility in the event we lose a back during the game.
     
  18. betcats

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    So who was the cover in round one? Bench was Leota, Browne, Latu, JFH. If Hiku went off who covers? There's only Yeo who can shift in that team. Why is it ok for round 1 but that doesn't work in round 3? Not buying that it's just avoiding making a tough decision and dropping Hiku.
     
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    If Cartwright doesn't play I think we should aim for Merrin to play 80 minutes with yeo. If we play half decent the game should be wrapped up at the 60 minute mark anyway. Rotate the other forwards as needed pushing their minutes a bit further. Tamou should be benched, it would serve as a wake up call and hopefully piss him off. It also makes sense to have some experience coming into the game after 20.I don't like hiku on the bench, and am not a Browne fan and if he isn't 100% fit he shouldn't be anywhere near the team.
     
  20. Fangs

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    I think he sees Cartwright as cover for centre.
     

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