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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. eels_fan

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    You cant help but be happy with the improvement over the past 5 years where fans are bagging the club for not winning by enough points or “pretty enough”.

    5-6 years ago we’d have sold a kidney to be competitive for more than a handful of games a year
     
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    I didnt think Moses made a decision, the hair ball just barrelled into him
     
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    That doesn't fit the Ennis narrative though mate.
     
  4. parrathruandthru

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    well I'd like to know how Moses made a defensive decision according to commentators
    He had a guy 20kgs heaver than him run straight at him, of course he's gonna put his shoulder in it and he had about 1m to decide what to do. Moses didn't deviate
    Correct decision by the ref, about f**kin time
    Same thing happened to Dylan last week when Nofo scored, lead runner took him out but he couldn't have saved the try
     
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    Nah, I don't use the ignore feature because I actually like to read a balanced perspective and the people I would ignore sometimes provide that. I just get sick of the constant throw away comparisons between us and the "top teams" when we are at least as well placed as where these top teams were at the same point of the season they were when they won comps.
     
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    Sivo can play very lazy as can Blake. Come finals they will fire up.
    There was a great chance of kick return for Guth to pass to Sivo and he was one on one and full speed. It is something we aren't doing this season.
    Like I mentioned previous. GJ copped it but he is good for 150mtrs every game. Sivo made a few silly errors of late. Some of the bombs he goes for when 20mtrs out and gives away 6 again. No need.

    Blake needs to also get more involved. Another lazy player.
     
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    You don't want to have to play at 100% to win. You will burn out.
    We are playing bad and winning. That is a good sign. I just hope we put it together at end of season.
     
  8. Noise

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    Plus a couple of errors, and a few defensive misreads and missed tackles
     
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    And I appreciate what you’re saying. But the team now has enough experience and hard nosed players to deliver the goods. This is our window for a Comp.
     
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    He made one poor error against Manly on a slippery night. I thought overall he outplayed Sivo that game.
     
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    That’s the way I see it. The dogs player was coming at 100 mph at moses, and he had no choice but to make the tackle. Otherwise he would of barreled moses
     
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    I reckon to many on here pick a player and rubbish them no matter how they play.
    GJ is a better defender then Sivo. He just isn't as strong a runner. He is however more energetic and puts in every game. Sivo I noticed at times will take a soft hit up. Against Dogs he charged hard once compared to Fergo who ran as hard as he could every hit up.
    Blake needs to do same and stop his stupid little skip and hop and dance while holding ball a meter infront of him. Just run straight and hard as fast as can to push the line back when taking a hit up from own half.
     
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    His first game for the Warriors on the weekend included 2 errors, 6 tackles, 2 missed and 1 ineffectve plus that dumb decision to come in off his wing on the final play of the game. That is a regular game for George and why he is a career reserve grader who fills in (poorly) for first grade.
     
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    To be fair he hasn't played a game for 12mths untill rnd 10 and went into a side he trained with for a week. You don't think his timing would be off?
    He isn't a star but I reckon a solid player.
     
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    It's his normal game. The guy is a walking mistake. In 2019 when he played for us he made 3 errors each game.

    Round 10 vs Cowboys: 3 errors
    Round 11 vs Panthers: 3 errors
    https://mc.championdata.com/nrl/

    He has dicks for hands
     
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    What about 2018?
     
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    GJ is average .... but also agree with the summation of Sivo - who can be a lazy clueless merkin alot of the time
     
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    213 metres, 4 tackle breaks and a try. One error, one missed tackle.
     
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    Watching Fox this evening the talk is C Smith to be out for 2 weeks which has him returning for The Eels game. Added to that they are confident Smith will announce his playing future before he returns with retirement being the most likely.
    So. The scenario is Smith announces 2020 is his last year and he returns V our Eels to push for his opportunity to retire a premership winner. Massive media, massive hype and massive opportunity.
    Going with The Storm in this game just got even more difficult. A HUGE test. We will certainly know our chances when the Full Time whistle is blown.
    Bring it boys.
     
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