So many negatives

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  1. Port Panther

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    Dont you have some good u20s to keep developing ? surely theres some positives to come from that they look like winning it . Or has someone stacked their team with isp players dropping back rorters the usual suspects .
     
  2. SharkShocked

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    They looked like winning it during the season.

    Then turded week 1 of the finals.

    Probably go out in straight sets.
     
  3. Inferno

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    Without a doubt that's the best feature of his game, but that's just 1 metric by which fullbacks are measured, and not the most important. It's certainly not more important than scoring tries, setting up tries or saving trys and probably equally important with diffusing bombs and good defensive positioning.

    In relation to most of those measurements he has been average in my view. Even taking into account this is his first year at fullback.

    I'm not writing him off entirely, hopefully he will improve next year and it's a genuine contest between he and Dugan.
     
  4. tom of poland

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    I've only seen the U20s a handful of times this year. I think they are very quick and athletic, but lack a bit of beef in the forwards.

    Last Sunday Parra got over them in the forwards, they were bigger and meaner in that department.
     
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    Yep, totally agree.
     
  6. Weaponhead

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    The most important factor for a 20s program is how many NRL players get produced. Winning the 20s is nice but nowhere near as important as producing a handful of quality NRL players.
     
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    Agree winning the 20's is nice plus it allows those kids to play in biggest crowd from them at the time and under most pressure
     
  8. Card Shark

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    Who?

    He didn't make some tough calls & I reckon on reflection, he might regret it.
     
  9. King Ben

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    Oooh this is the good shit!

    I can see how the team spirit could've rotted if nothing was done throughout the season. Roll into the UK expecting to crush Wigan during their European holiday and lose. Roll into round one as the triumphant premiers and lose. Regain form and smash Canberra.. then Birdy signs with Brisbane. The cracks are already there and that's only Round 3!
     
  10. Ads

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    Yep, been problems festering all year. Obviously worse when losses happen. Maloney was on the chopping block, didn't happen probably because there was no one else to put in there. I'd be very surprised if he stays.
     
  11. Card Shark

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    Maybe good if he moves on.

    Can't believe how it's turned pair shaped so quickly from what was a united team in 2016.
     
  12. shaggs

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    Agree.
    He didn't make the appropriate modifications throughout the year.
     
  13. shaggs

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    Other thread I read Maloney and lichaa to Newcastle
     
  14. Ads

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    We'd need a replacement before we let him go but I can see him leaving.
     
  15. sladden road

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  16. Card Shark

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    Did Moylan play the other night?

    Now Penrith are out, & us / Manly, more news might surface.
     
  17. Griffoshark66

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    I think we'll have an unhappy Maloney, or nothing. Either way, next year could be shite.
     
  18. carcharias

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    Why on earth would we let him go
    He signed for 2018.
    Not the clubs fault other blokes are getting better money.
     
  19. Card Shark

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    I think if you're the premiers, the best you can hope for is to stay in the 8 for a few years & jag another GF appearance then.

    The good clubs of the past 20 years, like the eagles & dogs, seem to be able to manage that.

    The Dogs have lost their aura but eagles seem to be on the way up...never out of the action for too long.

    Next level is the storm, will those f**kers ever miss the 8??!!
     
  20. Card Shark

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    Because his commitment might be down because he believes his pay rate is down.

    Agree with your principle though.
     

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