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Match Discussion: Round 12 vs Warriors @ Sydney Cricket Ground

Discussion in 'Wests Tigers' started by LeagueUnlimited News, Jul 26, 2020.

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Who will win? Round 12: Wests Tigers v Warriors

Poll closed Friday at 6:00 PM.
  1. Wests Tigers 13+

    80.0%
  2. Wests Tigers 1-12

    10.0%
  3. Draw after Golden Point

    10.0%
  4. Warriors 1-12

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  5. Warriors 13+

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  1. Ron's_Mate

    Ron's_Mate Bench

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    Here's a bit of free coaching advice for Michael Maguire - Brooks off the bench doesn't work. So don't do it again.
     
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  2. gordsy

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    Brooks is coming off the bench because if a half goes down and brooks has been given a four week holiday then we are even more f**ked.
     
  3. WA Tiger

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    And that is the point isn’t it. There’s no “censorship manager” position on the drop down list on signing up..If someone can’t vent after a game like that that then wtf...
     
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  4. Rhyno

    Rhyno First Grade

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    Tigers really gonna struggle next year with no Harry and benji
    They’ll be a huge chance to collect the spoon next year
     
  5. Rhyno

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    Douehi gotta be the worst signing of the year even tiger fans will agree
     
  6. stryker

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    I don’t know how they do it but they are compliant somehow. Only those with a fondness for tin foil truly believe they are cheating and no one can expose them...or worse still they turn a blind eye. Give me a break. They attract talent because they win and provide a saloon ride to rep squads. They have connections to set you up. Success breeds success and if you were a young bloke looking for it, you would only play for one of the shit clubs to gain exposure ala Tedesco. He used us, then at the right moment hitched his wagon to a glamour club and it is paying dividends far exceeding his salary.
     
  7. Tigerm

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    What does winning that spoon feel like? You blokes have a bit of experience with it.
     
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  8. benched tiger

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    Brooks looks lost, he appears to have no game management in his skills set up to guide the team about constructively, maybe not every pass, but every run or kick he makes is left to chance that it has a favourable out come for the WT.
     
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  9. Welsh RL & RU watcher

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    I don't get why putting Brooks on the bench is so bad. IMO we should not be paying overs for players. No. But there are too many teams in Sydney, the Sharks should be in the NSW Cup. The Warriors shouldn't be in the NRL either.
     
  10. Old Time Tiger

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    Sharks should be in the NSW Cup!!! Why?
     
  11. Old Time Tiger

    Old Time Tiger Juniors

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    Yeah, well maybe. However, he has not missed a game since the restart has he?
    BJ has just had an enforced break and comes straight back.
    Grub has just had an enforced break and then was available but not used, guarantee he could play next week or whatever.

    Brooks could be ‘rested’ from game day duties or at best be on extended bench and still be part of warmup but not be in the 17 allowing 4 forwards to be used on the bench.
     
  12. Ron's_Mate

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    When he comes on he tries to hard to make something happen, like he has to immediately impress the coach, but that just leads to errors.
     
  13. super_coach

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    Leadership is what we are missing more than anything. Players like Yeo from Riff, Cordner,JWH and even Tamou. Every week they deliver and drag the rest of the team with them. We have nobody yet, who takes control when things are going pear shape. We seem to be a team of 17 all doing their own thing.
     
  14. Tiger05

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    I completely disagree with the idea that leadership will fix the problem. We just don't have the talent. Our forwards were rolled over the top of, out backs lack class especially with BJ out and our spine is pretty useless. Grant has been our best player this season and he wasn't good at all against the Warriors.

    We need better players. They aren't going to magically appear. We need to build a team up slowly and surely. I think Madge is doing that.

    If the team were seriously all doing their one thing I'd sack the coach but I think Madge is one of the biggest positives that the club has.

    I also don't think we are too far off. We are a middle of the road team. If we had Tommy Turbo, David Fifita, Payne Hass and a prime Andrew Johns we'd win the comp. We need an injection of class players especially in our spine.
     
  15. stryker

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    If he wants to impress, he should take to the field, assume control of the game and close out the win. He is in the unique position as the playmaker to sit back and watch how the opposition is playing and provide actions to counter that when he comes on.
     
  16. stryker

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    Any team with those 4 in it would be a favourite for the title and to build up a squad with level of talent will take a long long time. We are talking about here and now.
    SuperCoach is correct. The lack of on field leadership is costing wins currently. As soon as reasonable resistance to our game plan is felt, the boys resort to backing only themselves to score and forget about teamwork. We end up with 17 headless chooks which is easier to contain. We have to trust the game plan, implement it and play for the full 80. Can’t do that when no one is leading the team.
    Look at Cronulla Friday night. They had to pick themselves up and comeback twice in the same game against a team desperate for the win at home and with a lot of their top players missing. Wade Graham led them to one of the best wins of the season. I doubt this squad has that sort of a win in them and those types of wins are the catalyst for finals appearances.
     
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    Thankfully we have a very assertive ferocious competitor & prolific try scoring speedster as our leader.MM the prototype player to rally the troops when the chips are down. No fkn wonder this club is FKD!
     
  18. benched tiger

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    Since our inception into the NRL you could probably count the number of times on one hand that the WT have come from behind to win a game .
     
  19. The Rosco

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    This bloke knows a helluva lot more than us about wooden spoons.
    His parra are littered with them.
    We should take his advice.
     
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  20. WA Tiger

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    I’ve seen Mbye yell at a team mate at the bulldogs ...He was fkn angry ..coz I think the half didn’t pass ..It didn’t drag on, but he is capable but he doesnt do it now,that I can tell
     
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