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Discussion in 'Penrith Panthers' started by Jane Murray, Aug 31, 2020.

  1. The_Frog

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    Well they probably are, but how do you measure it? They've lost 5 games against our one.
     
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  2. Jane Murray

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    Yeah I've got what you said, however, a lot of people, myself included, still think of them as cheaters.
     
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    No year is like this year though.
    Long season with no byes helps younger guys.
    Being in the bubble means no media days.
    No open traininng sessions
    Very limited crowds

    All lead to it being like normal club games which all comes to helping us.
     
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    That 2003 Roosters was better then us on paper. Like is the case this year
     
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  5. Jane Murray

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    I think any of the three can win it, but I find this such a weird take. We've beaten both this year. By definition we CAN beat them. They need to prove that they can beat us.
     
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    Any other year the runaway competition leaders would be huge favourites. With us it seems like everyone is looking for reasons to knock us
     
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    Just such a young team. Even our own fans have been expecting a loss every week including on here. They might go undefeated till the GF win but no one will believe it till they see it.
     
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    I get that thinking early on. Even last year we managed a good couple of months of form but we have a whole season of great form. Different combinations, different opposition, different grounds and preparation. While we have games that aren't quite on. We haven't looked like losing even the loss we played a great 70 mins
     
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    It'll all be for nothing if they don't win a premiership. You don't earn the reputation from a good regular season.
     
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    Let them keep us as the underdog- the boys will do the talking on the field!!!!!
     
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    Does anyone one know if/when Grand Finals tickets will be available to the general public?
     
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  13. blue bags

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    very good demand , all need to know
     
  14. franklin2323

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    I guess a week before. It will sell out regardless and they will want to make sure they can have as many as possible
     
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    I think we deserve to be the underdogs. Chooks/Storm have proven it time and again and we haven’t yet. Do or die pressure, potentially 40K crowds, competitive packs and clinical set plays is not something we’ve had to deal with much all year.

    Youth, a healthy roster, incredible mateship and not knowing how to lose is on our side. I think we can do it. If we don’t get it done this year, we’re set up to keep coming at the Provan Summons for a long time.
     
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