2018 R16 Sat - Knights 16-36 Bulldogs @ McDonald Jones

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Round 16: Knights v Bulldogs

Poll closed Jun 30, 2018.
  1. Newcastle Knights

    84.6%
  2. Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs

    15.4%
  3. Draw after Golden Point

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    0.0%
  1. This Year?

    This Year? First Grade

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    Injuries to the Knights have cruelled this contest, but the Bulldogs deserve the win. Their passes look a lot crisper and they look like they have a few different plays executed sharper and their defence has been pretty good.
     
  2. AlwaysGreen

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    Lachlan Lewis trolling Uncle Wally with those luscious locks
     
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  3. perverse

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    Bleh, we're a spoon team without Pearce, Ponga and the Saifitis. Well done Doggies, you did enough to walk all over us.
     
  4. This Year?

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    Only way to make the result more shit is to have Josh Jackson score a try at the end.
     
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  5. I Bleed Maroon

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    Tipping in 2018 is impossible
     
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  7. Vic Mackey

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    Take the 1,7 and 2 biggest forward out of any side and you could say that. Sad for the knights that Ponga gets injured just as Pearce is due back. Even though they were probably too far out whilst they were a mathematical possibility to make the 8 it would have been exciting to watch.

    Congrats to the Dogs, their fans deserve that. Thought Lewis looked good.
     
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    I still think the Knights can make it 4 straight wooden spoons. Just shocking today.
     
  9. perverse

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    Yeah, I agree with you... it's just extremely frustrating because aside for a month or 2 of form at the back end of 2013, we've consistently found ways to be this bad for over a decade. The fans of our club deserve better, and have done for a long time. It feels like it wouldn't matter if we had a squad of internationals, our club would find a way to capitulate.
     
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  10. Diesel

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    Well done Doggies fans after a tough season to get the win
     
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  11. perverse

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    I do feel good for Doggies fans getting a win, to be honest. At least if tonight was going to happen, it happened giving some suffering fans a bit of joy.
     
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  12. Apey

    Apey Moderator Staff Member

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    The Dogs did defend pretty well, even though we basically only threw Jack Cogger at them.
     
  13. perverse

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    Rather than throwing him at them, we should have fired him out of a cannon. Into the sun.
     
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    I thought that too. Beautiful head of hair and then there's uncle Wal.
     
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  15. Xcalibre

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    Tough loss Knights but well done to the Bulldogs. They were pretty good doing the basics and competed for the 80. They haven't had the same team many weeks so any win is commendable. Their halves are still ineffective but young and with plenty of potential.

    Bulldogs on line defence in the first half was soft, but they fixed it up in the second.

    Knights didn't deserve to lose by 20. As always they really put in, it's just thierlapses which cost them. They resemble the Raiders to me. Plenty of skill and effort, just shoot themselves in the foot too often.

    On the bright side, you have the best player in the comp to build around.
     

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