Match Discussion: Round 12 vs Bulldogs @ ANZ Stadium

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Who will win? Round 12: Wests Tigers v Bulldogs

Poll closed May 27, 2018.
  1. Wests Tigers 13+

    36.4%
  2. Wests Tigers 1-12

    27.3%
  3. Draw after Golden Point

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  4. Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs 1-12

    9.1%
  5. Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs 13+

    27.3%
  1. LeagueUnlimited News

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    NRL 2018 - Round 12
    Wests Tigers v Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs
    ANZ Stadium, Sydney Olympic Park (TICKETS)
    Sunday 27 May 2018

    Gates 2:45pm / NRL 4:10pm


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    1. Tuimoala Lolohea 2. David Nofoaluma 3. Esan Marsters 4. Mahe Fonua 5. Corey Thompson 6. Benji Marshall 7. Luke Brooks 8. Russell Packer 9. Jacob Liddle 10. Ben Matulino 11. Chris Lawrence 12. Michael Chee Kam 13. Elijah Taylor
    Interchange: 14. Alex Twal 15. Josh Reynolds 16. Matt Eisenhuth 17. Sauaso Sue 18. Josh Aloiai 19. Chris McQueen 20. Tim Grant 21. Kevin Naiqama

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    1. Moses Mbye 2. Brett Morris 3. John Olive 4. William Hopoate 5. Marcelo Montoya 6. Matt Frawley 7. Kieran Foran 8. Aaron Woods 9. Jeremy Marshall-King 10. David Klemmer 11. Josh Jackson 12. Raymond Faitala-Mariner 13. Rhyse Martin
    Interchange: 14. Adam Elliot 15. Clay Priest 16. Renouf To'omaga 17. Kerrod Holland 18. Greg Eastwood 19. Reimis Smith 20. Asipeli Fine 21. Michael Lichaa


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    Referees: Henry Perenara, Ashley Klein
    Sideline Officials: Kasey Badger, Chris Butler
    Video Referees: Jared Maxwell, Ben Galea

    Feeder club matches
    WESTS TIGERS (NSWRL - Wests Magpies) & BULLDOGS (NSWRL)
    SAT
    Wests Tigers / Magpies v Sharks / Newtown @ Lidcombe, Flegg 11am, ISP 1pm (CH 9 NSW)
    Roosters / Wyong v Bulldogs @ Central Coast Stadium, Flegg 11am / ISP 12:45pm (FOX)​
     
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  2. Tiger05

    Tiger05 First Grade

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    I'd love to see this team run out.

    1. Tui Lolohea
    2. David Nofoaluma
    3. Esan Marsters
    4. Mahe Fonua
    5. Corey Thompson
    6. Josh Reynolds
    7. Luke Brooks
    8. Russell Packer
    9. Matt Milwrick
    10. Ben Matulino
    11. Chris Lawrence
    12. Michael Chee Kam
    13. Elijah Taylor

    Interchange:
    14. Alex Twal
    15. Josh Aloiai
    16. Matt Eisenhuth
    17. Jacob Liddle

    The two edge second rowers have to play 80 minutes unless we get injuries. I'd rotate all the middle players for the rest of the game. They each get 40 minutes of footy.

    I suppose Reynolds isn't ready but it';s against his old club so see how he goes.
     
  3. Clifferd

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    Surely we get up here. But seeing as we like to play like shit against the lesser sides wouldn’t surprise me if dogs get up

    Reallyyy crucial game and a loss here would see us going backwards fast
     
  4. Clifferd

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    Honestly Reynolds isn’t fit to play 80 mins but I can imagine the nrl to get in the tigers ear to make him play so it can be the ultimate grudge match

    I’d play him off the bench and get Liddle to start
     
  5. Tiger Ted

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    We lose this we have Buckley’s of making the 8.After the way we’ve played over the last month & in particular the pathetic effort against parra it won’t surprise if the dogs win this.

    Let’s also b fair dinkum the broncos r certainties to make the 8 & out of the current 8 we r the most likely to make way for the broncos.
     
  6. Tiger05

    Tiger05 First Grade

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    We do need to win this f**ken game don't we. I really hope we turn up to this one and we play guys like Fonua and Aloiai who can win us games.
     
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  7. Clifferd

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    Since belting Manly @ Brookie it’s like we’ve forgotten how to play football, frustrating as shit

    No excuses now as we officially have a full strength team to choose from
     
  8. Vic Mackey

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    A few guys seem to have thrown their name up for Ivan today. Surely Fonua and Aloiai come in. I’d like to see Lolohea back aswell, that way we can move Corey back to the wing, piss one of the shit wingers off and also have a proper goal kicker.

    Agree hugely important match. If we’re gunna make the 8 we can’t be dropping games like this. The Knights and Eels were bad enough, can’t happen again.

    Dogs are a pretty poor side but they put in every week. Shouldn’t have more then 2 or 3 tries in them and if we play our best we’ve got more then that.

    Glad Josh Morris is out, both Moz boys been on form this year and our right side still has issues. Reckon we get them but not convincingly
     
  9. Rhyno

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    “Lesser sides “ haha you arrogant merkin
    Tigers will be lucky to win another game this year
     
  10. Rhyno

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    Edit: thought this was in the game day spoilers forum but it’s still a great post
     
  11. Clifferd

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    Well generally teams below you on the ladder are considered “lesser” sides

    And you must be thinking of Parra
     
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    I just hope we go back to producing some offloads. We had none in the first half of the game last week and don't know how many we ended up with but I don't think it was many and as a result didn't even look like scoring a try
     
  13. super_coach

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    I think the Dogs will probably win, they have not being playing that bad.
     
  14. Tiger05

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    I think it's going to be a tough game but we can win. We really need though to be defensively strong and score some points. We need a pretty big turnaround.
     
  15. Vic Mackey

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    The dogs attack makes ours look like the Tigers of 05. We’re less a try off being the best defensive side in the comp. I honestly think 12 points will be enough to beat them, which we should get.
     
  16. Tiger Ted

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    Based on form I tend to agree.The dogs consistently turn up & have been quite competitive albeit they haven’t won to many games.We r deadset shithouse devoid of any class with an inept kicking game.The 1st 6 rounds seem like an eternity ago & plenty of teams have found there groove since while we’ve gone backwards.The fact we’ve made the most missed tackles is telling not to mention the lack of creativity in attack.

    Hopefully the overpaid crock Reynolds makes a positive contribution although I’m not holding my breath.
     
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  17. Vic Mackey

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    If Reynolds is back it means no ET at 9 which instantly makes our attack 100 times better
     
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  18. gordsy

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    Swap Taylor for Felise and I reckon your pack is bang on. We need to piss off Rochow. He's the keith galloway of our team.
     
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    There is no way Felise is replacing Taylor however Taylor needs to start offering something positive for us defensively. He is one of my favourite players but he is hard to use offensively. I can see why Penrith let him go.
     
  20. Clifferd

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    Taylor is too small, he gets dominated easily in the ruck. It looks like he belongs in the 80s not now. Tough footy player though can’t fault him for that
     
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