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Queensland Maroons 2020

Discussion in 'State of Origin and other State Leagues' started by Big Pete, Dec 21, 2019.

  1. ALX25

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    While our state only has 125 or so eligible for QLD compared to NSW with around 280. You can see our state's eligible players here. Glad to see that the QRL has updated it again after missing a few.

    See more: https://www.qrl.com.au/about/eligible-players/
     
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  2. ALX25

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    Yes, Holmes or Allan.
     
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    That one is a severe blow. Atleast with Kalyn Ponga out it gives AJ Brimson a chance to shine as there was some debate about who is in better form. Cameron Munster out makes it difficult considering Michael Morgan is also out. Anthony Milford is also out but realistically on form he shouldn't be picked anyway. Morgan shouldn't either although he has some excuse with injury.

    I've read Ben Hunt is likely to pair with Daly Cherry-Evans in the halves. But Hunt form this year has been up and down as well. Hunt always had the potential to be great but for whatever reason just hasn't got it done since 2015. Hunt at least seems to care though, unlike other players who are not performing on their pay packet.
     
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    A total of twelve players from the 2003 Brisbane Broncos season were selected to play in the series, making them the most heavily represented club. A total of nine players from the 2003 Sydney Roosters season were selected to play in the series, making them the second most heavily represented club.
    Wayne benny boy bennet coach, and cam the GOAT smith played :)
     
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    Queensland Rugby League is pleased to announce the following players have been added to the Queensland Maroons squad for the 2020 State of Origin series commencing next month.

    Sydney Roosters pair Jake Friend and Lindsay Collins were selected after the Roosters were eliminated from the National Rugby League finals.

    See more: https://www.qrl.com.au/news/2020/10/14/new-additions-to-maroons-squad/
     
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    How on earth is that plodder Paddy Carrigan in the Maroons squad? He’s like a poor man’s Josh Jackson :)

    Oh how the mighty Maroons have fallen when you’re giving the jersey away that cheaply.
     
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    Pretty generous to say that Hunt’s form was up and down this year.

    I watched every game he played. I must have missed the “ups”.
     
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    Carrigan is a prime example of quantity over quality
     
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    Lord knows. He gives hope to all the plodding crabs of the world
     
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    BIG MAL, involved now, assisting in coaching
     
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    Isn’t this completely against the rules. I’m certain it’s a rule that the national coach can’t get involved with origin in any way.
     
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    it's not like his presence will help their performance. Maybe if he brings some fresh fruit from his shop
     
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    I can see the Carrigan criticisms and I think the Broncos were guilty of giving him the ball too much on critical plays but he's only 22 years of age and does get through plenty of quality work. At 156m, 67 PCM and 46 tackles average I don't have any issue with them offering him an invitation to join the camp and rub shoulders with some of the elite forwards in the game.
     
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    Is there anyway we can get Keary on some technicality? He was born and raised in Ipswich - I know in his heart of hearts he would want to play for QLD.
     
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    Rabbitohs fullback Corey Allan was the only player charged out of Saturday night's preliminary final at ANZ Stadium.

    Allan was charged with a grade one shoulder charge for his hit on Panther Josh Mansour in the 15th minute and will miss the opening game of the 2021 season with an early guilty plea.

    Wonder if he will be named in the squad now? Do we carry two backs suspended for Game 1?

    Read more: https://www.nrl.com/news/2020/10/17/no-judiciary-charges-from-storm-raiders-clash/
     

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