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Re-start to season

Discussion in 'Penrith Panthers' started by murraymob, Apr 13, 2020.

  1. Kilkenny

    Kilkenny First Grade

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    Have I missed something or do we know yet who we will be playing in Round 3 and beyond?
     
  2. Kilkenny

    Kilkenny First Grade

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    According to Fox Sports our predicted side once season get’s underway could look like;

    PENRITH PANTHERS

    1. Dylan Edwards 2. Josh Mansour 3. Dean Whare 4. Brent Naden 5. Brian To’o 6. Jarome Luai 7. Nathan Cleary 8. James Tamou 9. Api Koroisau 10. Zane Tetevano 11. Viliame Kikau 12. Isaah Yeo 13. James Fisher-Harris. 14. Kurt Capewell 15. Liam Martin 16. Stephen Crichton 17. Moses Leota

    Arguably close to our best line up on paper, allowing for the fact Jack Hetherington is suspended and most on here probably wouldn’t pick him anyway given his issues to some. Jack would be in my 17 if not for his suspension.
     
  3. Thirsty Panther

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  4. herbert henry1908

    herbert henry1908 Referee

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    Cleary has been suspended for two matches, so too has Tyrone May.


    Regarding May, he’s now been suspended further before his previous suspension has been finished. Can’t see why he should stay at the club, it’s farcical.

     
  5. Kilkenny

    Kilkenny First Grade

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    It’s hard to argue.
     
  6. franklin2323

    franklin2323 Referee

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    Hard to argue such a charge really
     
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    Tronald Crump Juniors

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    May should go. I will be glad when he is gone. He is nothing but a bad influence who constantly gets into trouble.
    Let his contract run out and give his spot to a young kid looking for an opportunity.
     
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    Given that we were supposed to play the Storm in round 3, I thought it might be them but now I’m not sure
     
  10. franklin2323

    franklin2323 Referee

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    Given how poor we are from set starts the 6 again rule in theory helps us. Less time for teams to exploit it for this year anyway
     
  11. forby

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    Absolute joke of a rule! You will be able to slow the ptb when the opposition is in their own end without fear of a penalty to give them territory.
    Imagine leading by 2 with a few minutes to go. You just continually hold down because you know that they can’t kick for goal!
    Wrestling will get worse not better!
     
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  12. franklin2323

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    teams rarely take the 2 anyway. You don’t think it will flow more now? when teams aren’t getting a chance to set their lines after a 30 sec rest?
    A fast game gets rid of wrestle
     
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  13. Aliceinwonderland

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    I agree. With the 6 again rule, you won't have time to wrestle. I believe it could work very well. Also will bring in genuine fatigue into the game.
     
  14. franklin2323

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    A few of the new rules are designed to make it unpredictable but this rule should make it a better game
     
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    We have been kissed in the dick with the draw. Only have to play Newy then NZ without Nathan
     
  16. TheFrog

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    Knights without Ponga as well.
     
  17. Dean Faraway

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    5 day turn around though
     
  18. Panther Mick

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    Yet the Broncos have a 7 day turn around, Parramatta and the Titans a 9 day turn around.
    Cowboys an 8 day turn around.

    Surely things could have been tweaked better. The players haven't been training properly and I fear many of them will be underdone. Let alone pose a greater risk of injury.
     
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  19. murraymob

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    Given the draw we should be real happy both are winnable games.Win we sit on 8 points and get Cleary back .Ask us would we be sitting on 8 points at the start of the year no one would have said it would happen
     
  20. franklin2323

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    Leinu possibly goes in but will be good to almost have a full strength side run out
     

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