2019 FW2 Sat - Storm 32-0 Eels @ AAMI

Discussion in 'Game Day Spoilers / Match Discussion' started by LeagueUnlimited News, Sep 15, 2019.

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Finals Week 2: Storm v Eels

Poll closed Sep 21, 2019.
  1. Melbourne Storm

    38.1%
  2. Parramatta Eels

    61.9%
  3. Draw after Golden Point

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  1. some11

    some11 Coach

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    You know that scene from the movie The Beach where DiCaprio kills a baby shark and thinks he's top shit then the next day a fully grown shark chomps on five people.

    Be ready Parra cause these f**ks won't go down easily.
     
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  2. Tipster

    Tipster Juniors

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    Parra's away record against the Top 8 teams this season is pretty telling.

    But in an elimination games who knows
     
  3. SDM

    SDM First Grade

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    The old top 8 system was better, where losers like Melbourne didn't get undeserved home games.
     
  4. ouwet

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    This weeks form? Please man Brisbane didn't even try!

    If Parramatta think they'll have all the time in the world to do all those trick shots against Melbourne they'll be in for a shock!

    Parramatta have won 5 games against top 8 teams all year (Not including week 1 of the finals)... I was looking at their draw FMD they got gifted a top 8 position, how easy was there draw!
     
  5. big hit!

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    that's it, isn't it? Can you pick Parra's form? They're just as likely to have 50 put on them this weekend, especially away from home
     
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  6. SDM

    SDM First Grade

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    That is bullshit, as I have said before, Parra had the hardest draw in the comp, every team they played finished above them last year.
     
  7. Haffa

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    It's a sad state of affairs when Parramatta are the good guys.

    Parra by 19.
     
  8. Twizzle

    Twizzle Administrator Staff Member

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    as good as it was yesterday, no illusions about the Storm as they would not be as bad as the donkeys yesterday

    no one wants to play the Storm in Melbourne but it will be a better test of character for the Eels than the game against the ponies as they just did not turn up
     
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  9. Tommy Smith

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    The Storm have lost to every good team they've faced in Melbourne - Roosters, Manly, Canberra x 2.

    The Eels should go down there full of confidence and self belief.
     
  10. Mr Spock!

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    Sure...

    But we saw the dragons come to earth last year after thumping the Broncos.....
     
  11. wittyfan

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    The blue and gold juggernaut is unstoppable.

    Eels by 22.
     
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  12. wittyfan

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    Cronulla 1988
    Roosters 1981
     
  13. wittyfan

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    Yep, the McIntyre system is the better format.
     
  14. SLRBRONCOS

    SLRBRONCOS First Grade

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    I’m attending with my lone rugby league fan of a colleague, who is a para fan, in the para bay. I will be wearing my broncos jersey, be nice, I’m fragile ha.
     
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  15. TheFrog

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    I suppose it's possible that Parra could get 66% of the ball again and that the opposition might let them run and offload at will as happened yesterday. But it's unlikely. This is the side that put 64 on them earlier in the season. Parra will be placed under pressure and it remains to be seen how they cope. Storm are in a slump though and need to get out of it pretty quick.
     
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  16. TheFrog

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    Melbourne would have played Brisbane. You think they would not have won that?

    Melbourne won the minor premiership by 6 points and were 12 points clear of Parramatta. They deserve home ground for this match.
     
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  17. SDM

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    I know it changes all the match ups, I just think if you win a finals game you deserve home ground the following week. Under the old system Parra probably lose to Canberra and end up with an away game anyway.
     
  18. mongoose

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    no way, it was terrible.

    You had situations where 6th place lost the first final and got a 2nd chance. The current system is much fairer.
     
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  19. Valheru

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    You think the team who finished 5th and beat 8th deserves a home game against the minor premiers who lost to 4th?

    What if Canberra lost? you would have 5th play 2 home games whilst 4th gets none?
     
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  20. Valheru

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    In the case of 2011 you had the 6th team get smacked by 30 points in week 1 and then make the GF

    Ludicrous.
     
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