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Discussion in 'Penrith Panthers' started by OldPanther, Mar 13, 2018.

  1. TheFrog

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    Merry Christmas to all the Panther fans on here.
     
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  2. Kev07

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    Merry Xmas and a safe holiday
     
  3. OldPanther

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    Merry Christmas Gang!

    Go Panthers!
     
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    Merry Christmas all
     
  6. roofromoz

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    Throwing shit at a dartboard and seeing what sticks.

    There will be as many articles that will say Penrith are top 4 certainties and premiership favourites.
     
  7. TheFrog

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    The Roosters have that mantle sewn up but I wouldn't back them with Politis's money.
     
  8. GongPanther

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    Luai will turn out to be a better,more consistent player. Ppl (and the f/wit media) have to be mindful that the club didn't want to let Peach go. The Tits shook more money at him than Penrith could afford. And I'm glad he has gone to the GC, as he'll be a huge asset for their re-building.
     
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  9. TheFrog

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    Apart from the Panthers winning another comp, there's nothing I'd like to see more than the Titans become a force. I think it will happen.
     
  10. franklin2323

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    No one has any idea really. They are just opinions. It only matters what the players think
     
  11. Matthew Ellis

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    So continuing on my earlier posts about the Australian school boys at the club. I just finished watching the second school boys academy match, which Australia lost if you don't know.

    The big Polynesian prop, Ratu has some good footwork for his size. He seems like one of those Islander boys who has to work ridiculously hard to get rid of his fat but manages to have a decent (for his age) motor and some degree of agility regardless. England caused a lot of trouble down his age and he did a fair few covering tackles which is impressive for a prop. I think coaches will ask him to slim down a lot if to have a chance of first grade. But he might end up being one of guys who plays better when he's fat like Fifita or Kasino. It's hard to say because even the elite rap school boy game isn't as fast paced as first grade (though it's closer than reserve grade) but despite his size he never really got lazy in defense.

    The other prop, Tanner has a massive motor. Plays pretty tough, kinda reminds me of less grubby version of Josh Mcguire (though that may be the thing he wears around his head). An England player tossed the ball after the hooker get held up over the line and Tanner jogged over and picked it up to get play started quickly to not give England a rest. Shows a lot of character to that quickly when you're tired and have done so much hard work in the middle already, some footy smarts too. Watching the game I'm willing to bet he made the most metres out of any Australian forward, was also one of two Australian forwards briefly praised by the extremely bias English commentators which says something.
     
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    happy new year
     
  13. roofromoz

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    Saturday 12 January is the now annual Panthers day on Fox League.

    It seems to be the same matches every year, but it's still wall to wall Penrith wins all the same.

    12am - Panthers v Rabbitohs 1992
    1am - Panthers v Eels 2011
    2am - 1991 Grand Final
    3:30am - Panthers v Raiders 1998
    4:30am - 2003 Grand Final
    5:30am - Panthers v Storm 2004
    6:30am - Panthers v Eels 2011
    7:30am - Panthers v Broncos 1990
    8:30am - Panthers v Cowboys 2014
    9:30am - Roosters v Panthers 2003
    10:30am - Panthers v Eels 2011
    11:30am - Panthers v Rabbitohs 1992
    1:30pm - Panthers v Sea Eagles 2003
    2:30pm - Raiders v Panthers 2018
    3:30pm - Panthers v Bears 1991
    4:30pm - Panthers v Bulldogs 2004
    5:30pm - Panthers v Dragons 1993
    6:30pm - Panthers v Cowboys 2014
    7:30pm - Panthers v Warriors 2017
    8:30pm - Panthers v Raiders 2017
    9:30pm - 1991 Grand Final
    11pm - 2003 Grand Final
     
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    lots of great comeback wins on that list
     
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    I can't believe they're missing the comeback against the Tigers in 2000
     
  16. umina panther

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    I f**king hate how they edit all the classic matches to 60mins. Even with a whole channel dedicated to rugby league we still get shat on so often.
     
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    It could of been so good
     
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    Yeah, the '03 edit is the worse I've seen. The clock goes from 5 minutes to about 20 in the blink of an eye. Still nil all at that stage, but that's when the game was won- absorbing all the head high shoulder charges from the "benchmark" grubs.
     
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    I remember that. Morley using Martin Lang’s head for target practice on more than one occasion.

    Thankfully Lang (along with the the rest of the team) had the last laugh.
     
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    I wonder if the Panthers v Broncos 1990 game is either the regular season or semi-final?

    Both games were great and resulted in Penrith wins, though I remember the semi-final game when Channel 10’s Bill Anderson said during that match that it was the game when Greg Alexander came of age.
     

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