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  1. Card Shark

    Card Shark Immortal

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    Sign this kid now!

    How good is he, makes a line break every game!

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  2. taipan

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    His nickname for me now is Brexit,he knows how to exit.
    At last we found a Brit whose not a Pommy.
     
  3. bad boy bubby

    bad boy bubby First Grade

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    He's a kiwi
    Just saying
    *Get a different flag
     
  4. Card Shark

    Card Shark Immortal

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    :flag_nz:

    He is the bit in the top left BBB!
     
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  5. Card Shark

    Card Shark Immortal

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    How about Joey Johns last night when Nikora hurt his back just before half time.

    “Oh he’s got to go off” repeat repeat

    Basically had him out for a month...then on he trots for the 2nd half & does that!
     
  6. SadShark

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    The Roosters are the only team that has room for him in the cap.
     
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  7. McLovin

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    Quite impressed with his development. Good line runner. Has tackle busting ability and good speed. Needs some work defensively but that'll hopefully come with experience with the guys next to him.
     
  8. Card Shark

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    Stake, what are his line break & tackle break stats?
     
  9. chewsta

    chewsta First Grade

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    f**k he is quick too! That line break and then deft little kick for Chad's penalty try was awesome at full stride.
     
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  10. shaggs

    shaggs First Grade

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    If he went right on any of those breaks, xerri scores again and again.
     
  11. Frenzy.

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    LBs
    2 vs Panther
    2 vs Rooster
    1 vs Eel
    0 vs Cowboy
    2 vs Titan
    0 vs Knight

    Avg 1.1


    TBs
    8 vs Panthers
    5 vs Rooster
    3 vs Eel
    0 vs Cowboy
    3 vs Titan
    2 vs Knight

    Avg 3.5
     
  12. Frenzy.

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    The flip side. I wouldn’t expect that many TAs from a backrower in his fledgling year but he could have more LBAs. Needs to develop an offload and a pass in the next 20-30 games.

    LBAs
    0 vs Panther
    0 vs Rooster
    0 vs Eel
    0 vs Cowboy
    0 vs Titan
    1 vs Knight

    Avg .16


    TAs
    0 vs Panthers
    0 vs Rooster
    0 vs Eel
    0 vs Cowboy
    0 vs Titan
    0 vs Knight (technically the kick was a TA but they don’t give it when its a penalty try)

    Avg 0
     
  13. Defer to the coifed

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    warrington_cronulla_mb13.jpg T says Hi!
     
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  14. Tiger Shark

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    He's got a passing game on him don't worry. Regular cut out passes to his wingers for the Jets. I'm sure we'll see it soon.
     
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    Good to hear. Bomber might need to release the shackles then.
     
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  16. Tiger Shark

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    I think those Flanno shackles have been released
     
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    Yep, impressive youngster.

    He does need to work on passing and defense, but he is an absolute rookie, and doing many things well already.

    The line breaks are impressive, but the main thing we can take from the first 6 rounds is that he can handle first grade, which is not a given when we blood any rookie, no matter how promising in reserves.
     
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  18. Defer to the coifed

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    Nikora is suspended next week
     
  19. Frenzy.

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    I think all the rookies are doing well. I could even warm to The Pied Piper after last night.

    I’ll still call them out thought :)

    If we keep them all and can snare another old head amidst the salary cap shit somehow we have a new window opening up.
     
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    It is easy to get carried away with juniors who come in and do a flashy thing or two, and it is fair enough to point out some of the basics they need to work on still.

    There is a vast difference between a promising rookie and a seasoned first grader. We are all hoping that our crop of the former turn in to the latter.

    The first step is done: look competent in a first grade side.

    The second step: work on consistent skills and toughness even when targeted, will happen over the next two years, and hopefully get us a few good long term prospects.
     

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