2019 R1 Thu - Storm 22-12 Broncos @ AAMI

Discussion in 'Game Day Spoilers / Match Discussion' started by LeagueUnlimited News, Mar 7, 2019.

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Round 1: Storm v Broncos

Poll closed Mar 14, 2019.
  1. Melbourne Storm

    61.5%
  2. Brisbane Broncos

    34.6%
  3. Draw after Golden Point

    3.8%
  1. lockyno1

    lockyno1 Immortal

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    Bird played well? Ummm he gifted Melbourne 6 points through his uselessness!

    Unless we have new halves in the next 3 weeks, we are bottom 4.
     
  2. Silent Knight

    Silent Knight First Grade

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    The same thing happened to my Knights under Bennett, most games it looked like the players had just met each other for the first time, total lack of cohesion. The only time we looked good was when Danny Buderus came back from injury and took us on a run to the prelim.

    The sooner your guys cast off the Bennett shackles the better. You’ll get better in time.
     
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  3. Spot On

    Spot On Coach

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    Bennet has left the Broncs with one of the worst spines in the comp. What a legacy.
     
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  4. Mr Angry

    Mr Angry Not a Referee

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    I think Nikorima is being harshly treated. Needs and organising half next to him.

    Same with Milford, although I have seen sweet FA from him for quite some time.

    Darius is not the player he used to be. Plus Wayne ain't there.

    Gillett what a waste in 13.

    Jimmy the Jet trying to out bogan Fifita and Dugan, the rats tail V the Mullets.
     
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  5. Bronco18

    Bronco18 Juniors

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    From memory, it was a bit of a hospital pass from Milford.
     
  6. Spot On

    Spot On Coach

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    Not sure what Seibs sees in Alex Glenn? A few changes in the pack and bench will help the immensely.

    Bring in a halfback. If Nikorima could tackle he'd make a great impact hooker.
     
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  7. kbw

    kbw Bench

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    Not to mention he was sacked by the Broncos to bring in one of the worst coaches in the comp
     
  8. kbw

    kbw Bench

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    In his prime he was one of the best #13s in the comp
     
  9. MilkShark

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    Nikorima is not a good 7, he won't take you guys anywhere.
     
  10. mongoose

    mongoose First Grade

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    yeah it was a pretty high quality game for round 1 to be honest, these game threads are an abortion....the Eels or Sharks are not going to towel these teams up...

    Brodie Croft and Hughes looked good for the Storm, probably going to be another top 4 finish for them.

    Broncos have so much strike in their side but that spine is going to struggle this season. Was Milford or Nikorima even playing?
     
  11. Mr Angry

    Mr Angry Not a Referee

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    I think he is an awesome edge player, wasted as a workhorse.
     
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  12. Tommy Smith

    Tommy Smith Coach

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    Seibold is an idiot.

    As the opposition you'd be pretty ecstatic facing 80 minutes of Alex Glenn but only 27 minutes of David Fifita.
     
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  13. Tweed Titan

    Tweed Titan Juniors

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    Apparently this Broncos team improved this offseason by signing nobodies and getting rid of the incumbent test middle forward and one of the most versatile outside backs in the game who would play for them during the origin period to boot. :joy:

    The experts must be expecting a hell of a lot of improvement from Joe Ofahengaue, Andrew McCullough and Alex Glenn :joy:
     
  14. Rhino_NQ

    Rhino_NQ Immortal

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    in 2 or 3 seasons time the brisbane pack could very well be tearing the comp up. Just have to endure at the moment and wait for good things to come. But a bottom 4 finish this year would be amazing to watch
     
  15. blaza88z

    blaza88z Coach

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    Sure he made errors but some of his carries were really strong, we seen more of a contribution last night in 1 game than we did through the entirety of last season.
     
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  16. blaza88z

    blaza88z Coach

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    To be fair Ofa is a promising player who will only get better, Glenn and McCullough we've probably seen the best of
     
  17. insert.pause

    insert.pause First Grade

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    Why are you bagging Joe? He was great last year & not bad last night.
     
  18. Rhino_NQ

    Rhino_NQ Immortal

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    himself and oates seemed to be the only ones making consistent post contact metres
     
  19. Timbo

    Timbo Moderator Staff Member

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    Watching the replay this morning of the scoring plays, nothing will convince me that Darius didn't dog that tackle on Bromwich. He basically sidestepped him before flinging his arm out. Real inspirational stuff from the custodian.
     
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  20. big hit!

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    stayed out of it too much when smith was the marker in the ruck.

    don't understand how he manages to delay his peel off the tackled player for as long as he does and gets away with it every damn time.
     
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