Is Ryan Papenhuyzen the new Billy Slater?

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  1. Albert Rosenfeld

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    The guy is sensational. He can cut most defences to ribbons. He will surely become the permanent full back at Melbourne Storm very soon.

    He has Billy Slater 2.0 written all over him.
     
  2. CliffyIsGod

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    Too bad he defends like Chris Sandow
     
  3. AlwaysGreen

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    I thought Victor Radley was the new Billy Slater Adbert
     
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    I thought Tedesco was Slater 2.0 Albert?
    Seriously though, I can see him being the best out of the three current Melbourne fullbacks, Drinkwater, Hughes and Papenhuyzen. He reminds me very much of 2003-era freshie Slater.
     
  5. Albert Rosenfeld

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    No. Victor Radley in his facial appearance looks like Billy Slater's younger brother, as others have noted.
     
  6. Albert Rosenfeld

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    The Netherlands could possibly build a team around Ryan Papenhuyzen in time for the 2025 Rugby League World Cup.
     
  7. Mr Angry

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    Ryan is Barry Russell's love child, stop with the pressure.
     
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    Goes all right for a third string FB. Could be another Tom Brady fairy story.
     
  9. T-Boon

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    Victor Radley looks like Billy Slater if Billy Slaters mum had been drinking while she was pregnant.
     
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  10. T-Boon

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    Papenhauzen could be the next Billy or maybe he will be more like Luke Kelly.

    Remember Kelly was expected to be an excellent half but it turned out he was poor away from Storm.
     
  11. Someguy

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    He was horrible at the storm still remember him bombing Melbournes chance to beat the tigers when they had about 17 players out due to origin. Hampton, O’niell, kostjason all duds that the storm tricked other teams into buying (I leave our spade griffin cause who knows maybe he was good but was always injured or recovering from injury) vunivalu will likely be the next one or stimpson
     
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    Any time I got a Barry I would trade it for a Sterling.
     
  14. This Year?

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    I thought "getting a Barry" was a metaphor for something else.
     
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    F*#k up Albert you bandwagon merkin, I’ve been saying this for 3 years back when you thought Papenhuyzen was a Vaccum Cleaner Brand
     
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    Is this guy any relation to Andrew Ettinghuyzen
     
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    There will never be another Billy Slater. How could there be, Billy is the greatest of ever
     
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    All were cheap pickups and played at least as well as they did at the Storm.
     
  19. Grapple

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    He's got a bit of Lt Aldo Raine about it him.

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    Good find. Originally I thought he looked like Matt Dillion in Something about mary but this is much better
     

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