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Rd13: Parra v Sharks GAME DAY thread (9/8/20)

Discussion in 'Parramatta Eels' started by TheParraboy, Aug 9, 2020.

  1. emjaycee

    emjaycee First Grade

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    FFS, if you are going to compare Sivo to other players, can you at least do so against players who play in the same position as him?
     
  2. T-Boon

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    I wouldn't agree with "random players".
    But I do agree with dropping under performing players for the reason of a boot up the arse even if they are still the best player for the position. Candidates would be:
    Waqa, Fergo, Sivo, Lane, Mahoney. Those guys are probably the best options at their position but have been pretty ordinary for a month now.
     
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    Gronk was the one who compared him to a couple of fullbacks. I compared him to Ferguson.

    But the comparison to fullbacks is fair anyway when discussing effort. One of the qualities that separates fullbacks from wingers is work rate, which is why you can't just put your best winger at fullback to increase his involvement. Fullbacks are fullbacks partially because they work hard.

    In the case of Ferguson, he also works hard. The reason he's not a fullback is because he lacks the brains and skill. Sivo doesn't even work hard.
     
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    All gronks fault
     
  5. 84 Baby

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    What about this for the idea cave - random penalty calls to keep players on their toes? Things like intentional forward passes, voluntary tackles. Like one per team per game. Just to liven up the rules for a few weeks
     
  6. 84 Baby

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    I’ll agree with that. It usually is the commies fault
     
  7. Tooooks

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    Generally he offers 150-200 running metres a week, usually the tough runs in our own red zone. If he was on the left wing he’d probably have ten tries.
     
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    Listen, just leave this stuff to me okay.
    This is bad.
     
  9. Gronk

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    Love a plot twist. Lock it in.
     
  10. Joshuatheeel

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    Ferguson per game stats

    2019 - 17 runs / 156 m / 3.1 TB / 76% tackle success

    2020 - 18 runs / 166m / 2.8 TB / 83% tackle success.

    yeah he hasn’t scored this year, but his work rate is as good last year
     
  11. T.S Quint

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    Sivo is a better defender than George Jennings.
    He is still the best option on the wing at the moment. It’s up to the coaching staff and the playing group to get him more involved.
     
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    Whilst I agree, his runs dont appear to be as damaging to defenders to date. I also feel his leadership has not been as evident this season. He definitely started the season slow. I agree hes putting in though.
     
  13. emjaycee

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    Bullshit - you compared Sivo's workrate to fullbacks. Don't blame Gronk you slippery shouldered merkin. Own your own f**k ups.
     
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    He carved through Sharks twice on weekend. His runs don’t need to be damaging (nice when they are), they NEED to be metre makers so that RCG/Junior can get a run in that set, so that they’re runs can be damaging
     
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    Ponga is(2012/13) Hayne like in his involvement

    This is not a compliment.
     
  17. Poupou Escobar

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    There are no stats for 2012/13 but the stats for 2014 show Hayne was far less involved than Ponga is this year.
     
  18. Bandwagon

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    Which stats are those mate, cause I'm goin' off what I see, not what I read?
     
  19. 84 Baby

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    Anecdotal stats?
     
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    What about Hayne’s 2015 involvement? Gee his effort that year was non-existent
     

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