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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. Bandwagon

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    The best kind of evidence
     
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    Well we're both seeing Ponga play this year and I'm amazed you think his involvement is low. His impact might be down but he works hard.
     
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    I'm seeing his workrate off the ball, supporting through the middle, and kick chase as all being poor
     
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    The stats on that website. They aren't compiled, so you'd have to go through individual games, but I guarantee you I can find at least five games this year where Ponga has better involvement stats than Hayne's best in 2014 (which were both Canberra games if you couldn't be arsed looking). In fact I could probably find ten.
     
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    TBH I was surprised to see him ahead of Gutherson, but I haven't exactly been counting the number of support runs they both make.

    Our observations are very unreliable. A lot of the time we see what we want to see, and what most of us want to see regarding Ponga is for the Knights to be punished for paying a fortune to poach some unproven kid from another club. Everyone except Newcastle fans wants to see Ponga turn out to be overpaid. But I don't think he is overpaid. He is truly elite. Definitely a better player than Gutherson in almost every way, though he probably doesn't bring the same level of leadership.
     
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    I don't rely on stats. Everything I have seen with my own eyes suggests that we need to punt Gutho.
     
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    He's young. You so harsh.
     
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    I saw him drop a f**ken sitter in 2016. He had a shit game. He is shit.
     
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    I've never seen him play. I was just going off his haircut.
     
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    I don't like any merkin able to get haircuts.
     
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    He needs to f**ken go!
     
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    f**k of merkin
     
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    What have we won since Gutho joined the club? f**ken nothing! We won four premierships without him ffs.
     
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    The 9s.
    The Spoon.
    The John Mannah Cup
     
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    Fair enough. I guess I just don't like his hair.
     

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