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  1. BLM01

    BLM01 First Grade

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    Whilst Dragons deserve a basting..geez Penrith have got some big named and paid players well out of form.
    My opinion
    Edwards & Mansour's defence this year is terrible
    Whare is too injury prone
    Maloney is now a spent force for the back end of this year and running on tired legs
    Their hooker depth is an issue and not sure their best in Egan is that good
    Tamou (who was named captain and not sure why) & RCG.
     
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  2. hazzbeen

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    Agree but still better than us ....
     
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  3. Old Kogarah Boy 1

    Old Kogarah Boy 1 First Grade

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    The epitome of a grub............

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    always has been,
    always will be a thug.
     
  4. BLM01

    BLM01 First Grade

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    Storm invented the grapple, chicken wing, crusher, the choker, the foot twister, the limb benders, the knee torpedo and now they have the "ear ring"
     
  5. Old Kogarah Boy 1

    Old Kogarah Boy 1 First Grade

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    BLM01,
    Would l be correct in saying, the Storm were the first club to instigate using wrestling coaches?
     
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  6. BLM01

    BLM01 First Grade

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    No incorrect sort of. Manly were doing it under Bozo in the 90's but no where near in the form where Storm has taken it to slowing down the ruck and pinning or immobolising movement targeting pressure points in the body..then Phase 2 the hold em up for 3rd man to come in and knock em down.
    Manly were just trying to get people on the ground in a position on their back etc where players could lie on top or just slowing the play the ball as much as allowed.
    The refs or rules interpretations have a part to blame of today and Bill Harrigan's leeway refereeing of limited penalties started it all....it became about TV enterianment product first and foremost.
    It was Bills idea with the surrender, dominant asking the refs to guess when players deserve more time in the ruck when players started doing voluntary tackles (which should be a penalty) or just getting to the ground quickly to speed up the play the ball. And I am sure he was the big supporter of the 2 ref and full time professional role of a ref today...bloody warming up in front of a crowd..pffttt.
    Bill loved the limelight and loved being mates of the players but was strict and took no crap..not like they do today. It has all gone too far to appease coaches and players
    Now they dont call held quick enough when momentum is over which I have spoken about many times before and we have now the problems we have around and in the ruck, markers getting back 3 metres, walking off the mark, not getting to feet properly to play the ball and all sorts of stretches of the rules around the play the ball.
     
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  7. BLM01

    BLM01 First Grade

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    speaking of other teams how convenient of the Match review to suspend Brown for 2 weeks if he pleads guilty. Back for the semis. Grade 2 charge out of 5...how do they come up with these?
    More suspensions to effect rather than based on the action...that is the worst one than all the recent ones and late...player reaction says it all
    ..thats if... the shoulder charge is really a no no and ejected from the game. I wonder sometimes and dont care if it is bought back in but not the late ones.
    Chances are DWZ out for the season
     
  8. TruSaint

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    Carn Cows...
     
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  9. jeffdragon

    jeffdragon Juniors

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    Tough luck Panthers.
    Special mention to big head Cleary and sook Maloney.
     
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  10. Old Kogarah Boy 1

    Old Kogarah Boy 1 First Grade

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    I want to send a personal thanks to the Cowboys for having a go and winning tonight.

    The last thing l wanted was for mcGregor to hide and achieve a better ladder standing than he really deserves.

    McGregor is a complete dud.
    The sooner the club board realise that they have a real problem, the sooner real fans will stop falling by the wayside.

    Gordon take note................ SACK Mcgregor, now!
     
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  11. jeffdragon

    jeffdragon Juniors

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    Sourhs are grubs.
    Reynolds took a dive for a penalty.when one in the bin.
    Ofahengue hardly touched him.
    Roberts big grub, lazy.
    John Sutton,sooking all game.
    Boo hoo. .
     
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  12. Dennis Papaioannou

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    I find it interesting that Siebold had occasion to denigrate Souths attack compared to last year and particularly pointed at Demetriou as the attacking coach.
    Well tonight Souths scored 4 breathtaking tries of quality that ultimately threw Siebold's comments back into his face.
     
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  13. 41yearsaint

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    Broncs coaching staff looked dapper tonight.
     
  14. Warabrook saint

    Warabrook saint Juniors

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    I remember when JD had control of our first grade for a couple of weeks a few years back when mcgregor was indisposed ,and how good we looked in attack. The bastardisation of this club by the chosen ones is sickening
     
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    Funny you should bring that up because it was 2016 rd 23 against Cronulla and we gave them a good old touch up 32-18 with Demetriou in charge for one game only because McGregor was unavailable for Family reasons.
    Two things stand out about that game:
    (a) The style of football we played was so different to what we were being served up during the season. Really good to watch, organized and decisive.
    (b) Cronulla went on to win the comp.
    We only won 10 games all season and that was one of them.
    Tragic mistake not throwing the keys to JD permanently.
     
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  16. Warabrook saint

    Warabrook saint Juniors

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    And the worst thing about it is the cavemen couldn't care less how much better the football our team would be playing now
     
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  17. Pablooo

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    Lol ...his a grub because he bought some time for his team and he is the only player in the NRL to do so. Yeah right!
     
  18. Warabrook saint

    Warabrook saint Juniors

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    And I bet management gave mcgregor the credit for that performance.......they must have, JD was shown the door a few weeks later
     
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    Souths are.
    Took a dive.
    Plain and simple.
     
  20. BLM01

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    Blame the game, officials or NRL and the refs for appeasing to that..... their scared to not stop the game after the Cowboys fiasco and potential litigation
    Refs have lost control as Gus says..look at the dabacle of the last 30 secs. Sutton should of been penalised for not playing the ball when told'
    If they would use a bit of commonsense it would stop a lot of it.
    It was...a huge momentum killer and well done to him and them for getting away with it.
     
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