QLD Team 2017

Discussion in 'State of Origin and other State Leagues' started by MF88, Dec 11, 2016.

  1. davi

    davi Juniors

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    I saw Ash Taylor play today, and what did I think? He's a great talent but he had a shocker today and he still is a long way off ready for origin in my opinion.

    I think Paul Gallan hit the nail on the head you pick the best team. Looking to the future and succession plans are all very well but players have to earn their jumper rather then just be given it.
     
  2. Pedge1971

    Pedge1971 First Grade

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    The more I see of Ash the more I think he may not quite get there. Easily a first grader but just lacks that bit of composure.

    A Brett Finch in an era of Johns, Toovey, Hasler, Langer and an emerging Thurston....
     
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  3. DOGS AND EELS!!!

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    Who would those players be if Taylor was a Brett Finch?
     
  4. Pedge1971

    Pedge1971 First Grade

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    Thurston, Cronk, Cleary, Pearce, Johnson etc.

    Solid but flawed.
     
  5. DOGS AND EELS!!!

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    Get the f**k out of here
     
  6. Pedge1971

    Pedge1971 First Grade

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    At club level would take Pearce over Ash Taylor any day. Below elite level but consistently top 5 at nrl level easily.
     
  7. DOGS AND EELS!!!

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    With Holmes and Slater gone, what should the new backline look like?

    I'd go with:

    1. Kalyn Ponga
    2. Corey Oates
    3. Greg Inglis
    4. Will Chambers
    5. Dane Gagai
    6. Cameron Munster
    7. Daly Cherry-Evans/Ben Hunt

    14. Michael Morgan
     
  8. Rhino_NQ

    Rhino_NQ Immortal

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    Feldt as cover
     
  9. King hit

    King hit First Grade

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    Pearce is a good player who has a premiership ring and 3 minor premierships. Taylor is so overrated it is beyond extreme.
     
  10. gUt

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    I hope Edrick Lee has a big season, he has the potential to play Origin imo
     
  11. DOGS AND EELS!!!

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    Trolololololololol
     
  12. lockyno1

    lockyno1 Immortal

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    Please remove Hunt immediately. If he is near that 7 jumper I'm getting to the TAB and smashing NSW. I wish we'd move on from Chambers, exactly how many times do we want Mitchell to give him a bath?
     
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  13. DOGS AND EELS!!!

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    Well Cherry-Evans isn't much better. If not Chambers, who else? There's no one out there who can outplay Latrell except maybe Joey Manu.
     
  14. lockyno1

    lockyno1 Immortal

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    DCE or give Taylor a go. Either one is fine. Not sure on centres but jeez Chambers is average
     
  15. DOGS AND EELS!!!

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    Is Taylor ready for that level? And lol I'm sure I was once arguing with you a few years back about DCE and you thought he was the equivalent of Pearce... how times change without Cronk and Thurston. Chambers isn't bad, he's just up against a once in a generation type athlete and there's not much he can do.... not much anyone can do tbh. Remember before the emergence of Latrell, Chambers was a mainstay with the Qld and Australian team with many calling him the best centre in the world.
     
  16. lockyno1

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    I said at the time DCE wasn’t a 2nd half which is what he would have been in a side with Thurston or Cronk. Now he’s able to be the dominant half he suits that role. Much better under pressure than Ben “dropsies” Hunt.

    I just feel we should be getting an attacking centre, Chambers drives me mad kicking the ball with overlaps
     
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    So you think Munster should be the supporting half for DCE? I thought for sure it would have been the other way around!

    When did Chambers kick the ball with an overlap?
     
  18. lockyno1

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    Think Munster and DCE work well together, DCE will take most of the playmaking and Munster can run the ball and chime in.

    Chamber did that this year!
     
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    It amazes me that the Qlders are still talking about their team from nearly 2 seasons ago ;) :p
     
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    Thats a pretty f**king good backline. Could do with less Chambers though...
     

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