2018 Goalkicker

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  1. Daza06

    Daza06 Juniors

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    Just looking through the Knights line-up and there is no renowned goalkicker within the side...

    Who'll be kicking for goal in 2018?
     
  2. mozza91

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    Ponga. I don’t think it’s been pointed out yet though so top shelf thread.
     
  3. Daza06

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    Kicked at 67.9% in 2016 within the NYC...

    Goalkicking is underestimated and a lot of close losses can come down to missed conversions.
     
  4. Old dog

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    Don't think we have many options given that Lamb, Hodko and Meaney won't be in firsts.
    Ponga is mentioned by many but not sure 67% in u20s a season or more ago is a high recommendation, hoping we unearth a kicker due to necessity. If not Ponga will have to do.
     
  5. Knight Vision

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    Ponga for mine. It seems like he can do everything
     
  6. Hardcore_Fan

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    I’m sure the club has looked at that aspect and will have the designated
    Kickers practicing and getting coaching lessons.
     
  7. Old dog

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    If we don't lose Hodko he could be our kicking coach
     
  8. slotmachine

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    Lesson 1. If the kick is more than 20m out find someone else to take it.
     
  9. Pedge1971

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    Neville Selwyn
     
  10. Caped Crusader

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    Ponga has a natural, raw gift for it. He's still unrefined and needs coaching but I think he'll get the nod
     
  11. Glendale

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    There’s an option if we can sneak him onto the wing.
     
  12. Knight Vision

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    A lot of pressure for the kid but I think he can handle it. Gotta start somewhere.
     
  14. NathanielOrtiz33

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    Ponga is a likely candidate. I think he could have in handled quite well.
     
  15. Knight76

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    Just reading through this thread and had to comment on this one.

    Gave me a good laugh.
     

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