2018 R14 Sat - Knights 16-18 Roosters @ McDonald Jones

Discussion in 'Game Day Spoilers / Match Discussion' started by LeagueUnlimited News, Jun 3, 2018.

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Round 14: Knights v Roosters

Poll closed Jun 9, 2018.
  1. Newcastle Knights

    40.0%
  2. Sydney Roosters

    60.0%
  3. Draw after Golden Point

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  1. Willie Ray

    Willie Ray Juniors

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    excellent finish...too good Roosters
     
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  2. Vic Mackey

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    lol Herman dummies to Ponga and tries to do something himself
     
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  3. AlwaysGreen

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    Herman be like: I'm going to beat the entire roosters team with my famous turn of speed
     
  4. Unscrupulous

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    Phew. Now I can go back to supporting Newcastle each week.
     
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  5. Smack

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    wow so unlucky knights
     
  6. GongPanther

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    Good effort from the Knights. Turned up well for their fans tonight.
     
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  7. Fufu Andronez

    Fufu Andronez First Grade

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    That was Gallen 4th takcle-esq
     
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  8. Danish

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    Just scrappy garbage from us, although honestly that probably insults the Knights a bit as they played great.

    If every team played with the heart the Knights squad does the NRL would be an absolute juggernaut.

    Oh, and if Ponga doesn’t play for QLD in game 2 they should forfeit all rights to him and let the blues slot him in
     
  9. 2 weeks

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    Great game of footy.
    Congrats on the spectacle both teams.
     
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  10. TheFrog

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    The Knights should be proud of their effort against a quality side.
     
  11. pantherz9103

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    Why not pass to Ponga?... oh well I tipped Roosters but I wouldn't have minded getting it wrong
     
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  12. TheFrog

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    Who would you drop for him? Slater?
     
  13. David brown

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    Those last 2 sets it looked like Newcastle were doing their best not to get the ball to Ponga...
     
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  14. perverse

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    Hats off to the Roosters, they had enough class on the field to win it not playing their best footy. If we had one or two of our key players on the field we could have won that. We were brave, but no leadership when it mattered.

    The most frustrating thing for us is that if we could jag a few wins, we could make a legitimate charge for the finals once Pearce returns. 2 point loss there but it would have been massive in the context of our season if we could have found a way.
     
  15. Tommy Smith

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    Ponga is already one of the top 5 players in the game imo.

    He's a transcendent generational talent.

    Freddy was the same and he was thrown straight in at 18 so Ponga is old enough at 20.

    And yes, I'd pick him over Slater.
     
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  16. mxlegend99

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    Im sure they would be if they had played one.
     
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  17. David brown

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    Yep he is the best all-round fullback in the world atm...
     
  18. Bowzy

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    Roosters still not playing how they should. Credit to Newcastle, they showed up defensively tonight, not a bad gamen
     
  19. Cockosh

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    Great effort knights. I don’t think we were bad knights just took the game to us.

    I can never understand how they need to check something 10 times to have conclusive proof to overturn an onfield decision. Surely conclusive means no doubt at all. Ridiculous.
     
  20. Danish

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    If he isn’t dropped this year he’ll be dropped in 2019 anyway
     

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