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Rd12: Parra v Bulldogs GAME DAY thread (2/8/20)

Discussion in 'Parramatta Eels' started by TheParraboy, Aug 2, 2020.

  1. crocodile

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    I'm not privileged to be in Arthur's inner sanctum. My suspicion is that Arthur knows that Mahoney has a lot more to offer but lacks the experience and practice. He can kick and he can dummy and at the right time he can run. It's just a matter of time and patience to develop to a top notch level. Last season I did see Gutho scream 'run' at him and he did well. He didn't possess the vision of Gutho to pick the right time but executed well enough when asked. All that needs to happen now is to develop that sense now that his distribution and defence is under control. Now that Arthur has the team in the best position it has been for many years it is time to add more skills and perfect them.
     
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    I agree.

    I'm just saying I heard the touchie (and later on, the commentators) mention it.

    It shouldn't have been a penalty.

    Although, having said that, in the future, the safest option is probably to just run it into touch...
     
  3. Eelementary

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    I agree.

    Like Harry Grant, Reed Mahoney is only 22 years old.

    I would suspect that Arthur is telling Reed to keep it relatively simple for now, and unleash his creativity once he has more experience.

    But that's speculation - I don't know that for a fact.
     
  4. Bandwagon

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    Oh, and ten wins means we'll play finals, not bad to know that just past halfway through the season.
     
  5. crocodile

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    I don't know either but it makes sense. The Gutho interventions last season and he's definitely trying more this season. He'd be hooked in a heartbeat if he wasn't asked.
     
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    I remember you.
     
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    Hooked for who? I’m not sure he would be hooked in a heart beat. We don’t have another first grade capable hooker in the whole squad.
     
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    Tops
     
  9. strider

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    Everyone likes a good shit
     
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  10. I'm a loser baby...

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    I still think there's a mathematical chance we could miss out. Will be on the edge of my seat in the meantime.
     
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    He’s top 20 for Post contact metres and 13th for offloads so far this season. He’s only made less than 100m twice this season and that was against Manly and the Dogs today where he had admittedly crap games but that every player has a bad game. The fact is he’s been a huge contributor more often than not.
     
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    Ohhh the carnage on here if we were to lose every game from here on ... lol
     
  13. I'm a loser baby...

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    We're second favourites with the TAB for the title, ahead of the two teams in front of us. Hmmmm.
     
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    Happy enough to get the two points. Dogs had plenty of possession and in years gone by we’d have looked for a miracle play to find the line one more time. Instead we backed our defence and I think managed to see out the last 8 to 10 mins of the game pretty well. Onward and upward. Bring on the Sharps.
     
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    It’s all the stupid money from all the deluded Eels fans.


    We should be about 20-1 from what we have dished up the last month.
     
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    Maybe not 20-1 but yeah.
     
  17. crocodile

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    Maybe not for a single brain fart but for repeated ones he would most certainly be on the outer. Even if it meant a weaker replacement. He's not bigger than the club.
     
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    I don't think there is, at least if there is it'd take some crazy as f**k results When you look at the draw, it's near impossible for 6 of the 7 teams below us to finish above us
     
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    We are now into the 3rd game in a row where he has had repeated brain farts. He is in no danger of being dropped.
     
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    I didn't want to be a f**ken pedant but you're correct.
     
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