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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. 84 Baby

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    Well it doesn’t specify who the catcher has to be, and he may have been likely to be aware that the person in row c was in front of him, if they were in fact in front of him
     
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    We are definitely comparable to the Roosters. We play in the same competition as them. If something applies to us why doesn't it also apply to them?
     
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  3. 84 Baby

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    Annesley has thrown ref under bus again for the Montoya no try. Am I the only one who sees Meaney(?) catch it on the inside of RFM? Which means regardless of Moses decision, it’s a penalty?
     
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    For me at least, it is not a matter of "getting cut". No one on here has said that we are mental giants, or premiership favourites. But a few on here, you included, seem hell bent on bringing down our team at every opportunity and comparing us to teams like the Roosters and Storm at every opportunity, as long as you can be seen to be sledging us and I for one am a little bit sick of it.

    Were the Roosters mentally soft in 2016 when they had an 6-18 win/loss record?
    Or 2017 when they finished second but lost 7 games in the process?
    Or 2018 and 2019 when despite winning the comp, they lost 8 and 7 games on the way there?

    We have lost 2 games from 12 so far this year (a better % ratio then the Roosters have had in any season of the last 10 or more) and sure, some of our wins haven't been pretty but they are still wins and we are still tracking for a top 4 finish.
     
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  5. I'm a loser baby...

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    I commented on that at the time.
     
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  6. hindy111

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    Depends on other side also. I reckon Knights and Panthers will be better teams next year.
     
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  7. 84 Baby

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    Well? Which way do you see it FFS?
     
  8. hindy111

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    You stole my power ranking code.

    Motherf**ker
     
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  9. I'm a loser baby...

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    I don't remember.
     
  10. 84 Baby

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    Why don’t you and the Eels just get a room?

    And then let me know the room number
     
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    I don't care about a few bad games. It is about improving. I don't think we are at this point. But I still think our game if we put in 100% intensity which you can not do for 20 rnds of footy during finals then we are good enough to beat anyone.
    It would be worse to play well and put 100% energy in like the dogs did and still not win.

    If we improved as a side though we could go into the finals where I would be surprised if we lost the game. Currently there are 3 sides better then us and if it was finals they would be favourites. But it wouldn't be a blow out. My guess is $2.50 Bar Roosters,Penrith and the Storm I would have us at $1.50.

    A long way to go in this season. 3 or 4 good games and we most likely go into those games at a $1.85 split. If we can improve we may be the $1.50 favourites.
     
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    Yeah I thought RFM hit Moses' outside shoulder and the ball was caught behind the lead runner. But Fox, especially Ennis, have to have controversy in every single game
     
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    That's how I saw it, too.
     
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    Annesley seems to waver in the wind on these issues,when it occurred it looked a perfect interference run into the defensive line, one which is penalised every time.

    perhaps not a pc reply, but he wimps out at times over some controversial decisions and is happy to throw refs under the bus when they make what seems a good decision on the fly. Strange times.
     
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    Sledging? Merely pointing out we still have a soft underbelly, and the issue hasn’t been addressed in years. Yes the team is going good to date, but there’s always room for improvement. If you’re sick of seeing these posts, you have the ignore feature just like everyone else.
     
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    Maybe a little complacency set in.

    I mean, I don't mean any disrespect to the Dogs, but given their ladder position, and ours, maybe the team thought that they would run away with it easily.

    And after 40 minutes, they were right.

    What was pleasing was that - despite the lack of ball we had in the second half - we held them out defending a 2-point lead.

    Eels teams of years past would have surrendered, and found a way to lose that game.
     
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    BA said it himself the dressing shed was like a morgue. What’s the issue if fans repeat that. The talent is there, most players have played finals footy, so experience shouldn’t be an issue. Up to BA to extract the best out of the players over the coming weeks and get the team firing for the finals
     
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    I thought the Doggies deserved a bit of credit, they have certainly improved for mine
     
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    Well, I mean, we do have quite a few players in key positions (hooker, edge forward, 5/8, wing) who haven't played more than 100 games each...but I do see what you're saying.
     
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    Lucky we’re off to our best start to a season in 40 years or we’d really be miserable.
     

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