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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. TheParraboy

    TheParraboy Moderator Staff Member

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    Or

    Raiders beat Penrith next week

    And Dogs upset a Camless Storm

    (and we beat the Sharks)

    Then Numero Uno again :sunglasses:
     
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    Brain farts aren't the same as shitcanning the coach's instructions.
     
  3. I'm a loser baby...

    I'm a loser baby... Referee

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    Crazy as f**k is what I mean by mathematical chance. I don't think it's going to happen. I probably just jinxed us.
     
  4. Bandwagon

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    yeah look, I know what you mean, and you're right, it's just the way the draw is it becomes infinitesimally unlikely for results to fall that way
     
  5. Eelogical

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    How much do you intend losing?
     
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  6. Eelogical

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    I don't believe in jinxes. What I do believe in is hard work, skill, commitment and self/team belief. While there is an underlying mental issue at times with the Eels, it has nothing to do with jinxes.
     
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  7. I'm a loser baby...

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    I know, mate. I'm not putting us missing the finals into a mad multi. Not even for 50c.
     
  8. I'm a loser baby...

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    No, you're wrong. I absolutely jinxed us.
     
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    It all, just like normal!!!
     
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    I blame keto.
     
  11. Gazzamatta

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    Rheed is playing to instructions no doubt.
    We have the players to do amazing things this year but sadly thoughts of a long awaited Premership look forlorn. Im sick to death of hearing each of our players stating "we stick to the game plan and come home over the top". Our tactics are obviously grind then hope the opposition tire. I think we have been worked out.
    True our middle defence has improved but our edges are hit and miss.
    I reckon our improved fitness is whats keeping us in matches. Some good things for sure but we seem to be going backwards. Apart from our fitness, it all looks too familiar.
     
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    That's why I suggested that he is under instruction.
     
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    But it would pay a gazillion to one

    It's the ultimate mad multi
     
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    Doing enough to win is ok for now

    Stupid unforced errors are our nemesis once again, stopped us from winning by a bigger margin.
    18-0 up , complacency maybe set in? Needed to bury them at that point, not roll out the red carpet.

    Ideally we need to be on fire last 4-5 games of the year. Doesn't matter how we get there as long as we dont fall off the cliff totally from now on
     
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    Except as of end of this round we still have conceded the least points in the comp

    I agree on our fitness, but it's more than that alone.
     
  17. crocodile

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    Our characteristic offloads are down on numbers too it seems.
     
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    I think it’s only fair the NRL give the Dogs 2 points as well
     
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    Very weird second half. We looked like we could score a few times but nothing eventuated. I agree with previous posters on our reluctance to go right in attack. Maybe Moses is playing injured - if so he should be rested until 100%.

    A win is a win, and maybe these past few games have been good experience for our younger players.
     

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