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Round 1 V West Tigers

Discussion in 'St George Illawarra Dragons' started by Dragonslayer, Feb 29, 2020.

  1. Dragonsamy

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    I hope so too but I think Mary will go with Merrin just hope Tyrell get a bench spot.
    But as you say he hit hard and starting with him would be a great idea.
     
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  2. SBD82

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    To be totally honest, I think his ship has totally sailed. We don’t owe him a move to the middle. At the end of this contract he should probably just head over to super league.

    It’s a shame. He had been thoroughly let down by our systems, which should have helped him to develop the skills required to be an NRL centre. He’s too old now. Time to move on.
     
  3. Dragonsamy

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    I think you are correct agree. He would probably do ok in super league as you suggested
     
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  4. BLM01

    BLM01 First Grade

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    I agree that is what my team is
     
  5. Dragon Revival

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    Team
    Lomax
    Saab
    Fuimaono
    Williame
    Pereira
    Norman
    Hunt
    T. Sims
    Frizell
    Ford
    Kerr
    McInnes
    Vaughan
    Bench
    Merrin
    Host
    K. Sims
    Sailor
    I think that Aitken, Dufty, Lafai and Ravalawa have had enough chances and lack the basic fundamentals regarding speed, handling, passing and/or defence. None are game changers.
    I would also consider the following back up players after Round 1.
    Brittain - If graded NRL.
    Clune - If graded NRL.
    Gale - If graded NRL.
    Graham
    Lovodua
    Luke
    Ramsay - If graded NRL
    Sauni-Esau
     
  6. BrissyRedV

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    What I would like to see:
    1. Ramsey
    2. Saab
    3. Lomax
    4. Lafai
    5. Ravalawa
    6. Norman
    7. Hunt
    8. Vaughan
    9. Brittain
    10. Merrin
    11. Frizz
    12. T.Sims
    13. Fuimaono
    14. Luke
    15. Graham
    16. Kerr
    17. Laurie
    Coach: Flanagan...
     
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  7. jeffdragon

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    Lafai Aitken.
    As much as you wish for another centre in there it won't happen.
     
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  8. mickeylane

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    I think we have to treat this year as "whatever happens happens" as theres no chance of winning the premiership but a great opportunity to blood youngsters for coming seasons..

    I would go w this team to start round 1 if possible especially as this backline has potential to score some points...

    1. Ramsay
    2. Saab or Sailor
    3. Lomax
    4. Williame
    5. Pereira

    6. Clune
    7. Hunt (c)

    8. Vaughan
    9. Luke
    10. Kerr
    11. Frizzel
    12. Sims
    13. Fuimaona

    14. Merrin
    15. Sims
    16. Graham
    17. Brittain or Norman
     
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  9. mickeylane

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    unfortunately yes except Sailor out Fuimaona in
     
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  10. redVinme

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    Agreed, but raise you Williame for lafai and that'd be my team too
     
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  11. BrissyRedV

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    Much the muchness between those two I think. Ideally, I would like to Sauni-Esau or Max? Feagai during the season.
     
  12. kit66

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    I don't know what gives you that idea. Ford was terrific in CC for us last year, consistently one of our 2 or 3 best on field, awesome cover defender, very high work rate, strong and skillful in attack and scored a heap of tries. He has no less potential than Cam Murray. The more he settles into first grade the better he'll get, he's only played a handful of games so far. Plus he's a local boy. I've hardly noticed Fuimaono on the field apart from a couple of poor missed tackles in the middle of the field. Are you sure you weren't watching someone else.
     
  13. Saint Pedro

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    1. Lomax
    2. Ramsey
    3. Tyrell
    4. Sailor
    5. Saab
    6. Clune
    7. Hunt
    8. Kerr
    9. Lovodua
    10. Vaughn
    11. Ford
    12. Sims
    13. Tyson
    14. Host
    15. Graham
    16. Merrin
    17. Norman
    we can’t play old hat anymore. If the ‘experienced’ blokes kill it in reserve grade, upgrade. Too many of our guys play because they are on a big wage. They have all these young players that need to play first grade before they kill it elsewhere. Reuben Garrick and Patrick Herbert stand out.
     
  14. Como Connection

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    I'm told by someone that knows "EA is really dumb"
    CC
     
  15. Auntie.Gerald

    Auntie.Gerald First Grade

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    Host and Ford showed plenty to like and for me should be in the 17
    Merrin was only ok and has plenty to do
    Fuimaono has promise and smart depth
    Blacker exciting project especially for 2021
    Kerr from what we have seen this season is essential
    Looked like Friz hitups were more like a lock anyway
    Lawrie gives everything but not big enough to make it count on the hitups and metres made
    Vaughan looked solid
    Bully and Billy i was happy with

    I cant talk about our backline as it is a shambles right now

    I cant talk about our coaching because souths second phase , offload strategy killed our field position first half in particular
     
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  16. Dragonsamy

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    He's not that smart but there's been plenty of footballers who are not that intelligent. Have gone on that pretty good careers. Do you know who I mean.
     
  17. Como Connection

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    Sure but his progression has been poor, surely he must be disappointed, if not he is really dumb.
    CC
     
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    He and daddy mary should move to the super league as a package
     
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  19. muzby

    muzby Village Idiot Staff Member

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    Is it you?
     
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  20. Dragonsamy

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    Agree
     

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