Fifita chooses Tonga over NSW

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  1. GongPanther

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    Good on him.
     
  3. Wizardman

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    Did fittler give him the tip to f**k off?
     
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    I couldn't see him making the side anyway. Don't think he had to choose.
     
  5. stryker

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    Yeah the funny part is he thinks we cared about his choice. On form, nowhere near the squad. I feel sorry for Tonga to be honest.
     
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    We can easily cover it. RCG, McLean and Vaughan are all waiting in the wings and are very capable of performing in Origin. Good news for the international game. The more big name players for island countries the better.
     
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    Good. If that is how he feels, more power to him.
     
  8. kdalymc

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    Can still play the other 2 games can’t he?
    I mean he’s stil actually eligible yeah?
     
  9. Eion

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    Ha! He’s the form prop of the comp and actually can perform on the biggest stage (grand final / SOO) unlike the other powder puffs.

    Good on him for following his heart and forgoing the coin.
     
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    let's not get carried away with thinking destroying Nate Myles last series as some thing to be proud of. Nate was clearly on the decline and he (like others for QLD) only got selected in Game 1 on past service rather than ability at the time. When QLD made changes in the middle for Games 2 & 3, Fifita and the other NSW starting middle rotation went to shit in both matches.

    and he also kicked up a stink when it was mooted he may have had to start on the bench. Maybe JTrobj and Klemmer benefited from doing their time against the QLD bench middle rotation of Glasby, Papalli and Hess, but it could've been him that looked good and we wouldn't be here saying that Fifita played like a sack of shit when NSW really needed him to lead, as a starting prop needs to.

    As it so happens, Klemmer and JTrobj are definitely going to be named this series. There is a BIG ? on Woods, Fifita, and Jackson. Fifita just made one decision easy for Fittler.
     
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    Haha even James Fisher-Harris has played better when at prop. That's not including RCG, Klemmer, Vaughan etc.
     
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    If Fittler wanted to win the series he’d select Fifita as one of the starting front rowers. I still would if I was him and tell feefs that if origin conflicts with an international then so be it...he can play for Tonga.

    There was no one in decline in the 2016 gf when he was best on park. And he’s the highest scoring prop in the dally ms so far so yo suggest he is out of form is a nonsense.
     
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    Haha RCG running at 40 metres less a game. 0.5 vs 2.8 tackle busts. 0 vs 2.3 offloads. That’ll really bust Queensland open!
     
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    he was selected last series.......didn't win the series. caused a ruckus when Daley mooted he may start on the bench for strategic reasons.

    NSW don't need blokes who don't think about the overall NSW cause. Fittler has to bin the old guard who have fostered their losing culture, and look to the future and stamp his authority on it. Clean it out!
     
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    The only quotes from Fifita or Daley is that neither had a problem with the other.

    There’s been plenty of reasons why we haven’t won much, the least of these is Fifita. He has managed to just about singlehandedly win a game all by himself.

    Anyway I’m happy he’s playing for the sharks.
     
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    Im glad this 2 game wonder isn't available for NSW tbh, he seriously got tackled out of games 2 and 3 last year by Jarrod Wallce.
     
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    Isnt it just 1 test?
     
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    Best prop in the world right now.....
     
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    NSW would be mad to not pick him in game 1 and game 3 and forever. They aren’t picking him because they are having the sooks he has chosen country honours over NSW in game 2? Petulant amateurs.

    Love ya feefs ya big galoot.
     
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    Must be origin time. Only time he plays his best footy
     

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