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Round 16 vs Titans

Discussion in 'St George Illawarra Dragons' started by getsmarty, Aug 21, 2020.

  1. dragon thomo

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    Sullivan in for Clune. I agree Clune is not a long term option.
     
  2. jeffdragon

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    I usually never miss jubilee but with circumstances as they are atm I haven't been and also the team being where they are .
    We were out of the finals race realistically after the first 4 games.
    I too would have given them heaps after the game.
    Why do we get perenara all the time?
    I could hear the crowd booing for offside watching.
    That's why we had no room to move.
     
  3. jeffdragon

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    Twice the ref let titans players who were getting checked wasting for time at the end was a farce.
     
  4. jeffdragon

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    Agree frizzell is a battering ram with no ball skills whatsoever.
     
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  5. possm

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    Young is a continuation of Mary with not noticeable difference in the way things are done and the way players are behaving.

    I say, let all the coaching staff go and have the new coach bring in his own staff. Only in this way can he be held accountable for results. Like at many other clubs, the buck needs to stop at the head coach for on-field performance and the quality of the player squad.
     
  6. slippery5

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    Clune, you hit the nail on the head re. No speed. Someone like Sullivan needs a crack but will never happen under this watch because they would contradict themselves. Panthers for example, got rid of Malony to give Jarome Luai a go, who is fast & elusive for example. Interesting to see him always included in team surroundings even taking him to Brisbane. It was funny listening to the Bronco fans giving it to him calling out his name thinking he was Tristan Sailor.
     
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    I was hoping that Clune would be the answer for our attack but not showing much signs of this at all lately. I know it affects other clubs as well but this bloomin' virus making no lower games being played just doesn't help to see how every other player is performing. It's not to say that if the lower graders play great their transfer to first grade may or may not be good. I just think overall our playing squads are not great compared to the top teams and this is basically because we have not properly prepared them for the rigours of first grade.
     
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    Tbf to Clune, I'd like to see how he fares under a new coach. And thats the same with other players. The good news from last nights game is Young's chances of becoming the head coach took a dive.
     
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    New coach announced in November when there are no players left to sign?

    How foolish would that be? Not to mention we would have to hold on to some of the current rubbish just to keep a squad of 30 for next season!

    If anything last night's embarrasment means our board need to stop dicking around, get the interviews finished and appoint a new coach in the next fortnight.

    Let the new coach pick his staff, select his own players and control recruitment.
     
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    Right on , what are they waiting for , are they waiting to see how Young turns out , this thing about looking after ex players , the boy's club and retirement village for players at the end of their career's needs to stop now ......
     
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    It's time off after the conversion attempt is taken if it is within the last 5 minutes, not time off when the try is scored (unless the ref thinks they are taking too long with the conversion, ie. more than 1min 40).
     
  12. Mjab

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    Sadly No and No
     
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    It’s bloody annoying. Surely they can stop the clock automatically every time a try is scored when the ref awards it. Set the shot clock to 40 secs like a drop out for the conversion and stop this 1 min 20 sec shit b4 time is blown off. They might end up getting an extra 5 mins of game time if they implemented it.
     
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  14. Mjab

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    Agree
    But if sailor is leaving no point playing him
     
  15. Mjab

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    Backing up and 2 Nd phase play is not dragons footy and I suspect hasn’t been practiced for 7-9 years
     
  16. Mjab

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    Hopefully jobseeker coming soon for a lot of them
     
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    It’s been a long time and a lot of clubs since Merrin did anything
    He has been a disgraceful signing whoever did it Mary or Millward
    Millward has a lot to blame in my opinion
     
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    Agree but we can’t even get 1 decent player wanting to sign with us
     
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    apparently missed both of them
     
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    I think he avoids the halves.
    I have seen him (more than once) 5m out with only the no.7 in front and get tackled comfortably in a one man tackle.
    Frizell looks unstoppable until he gets to the defence.
    Only time he gets through is when he runs into space between defenders, and that's hardly ever.
    I am so envious of other teams with large, mobile and athletic 2nd rowers. Tyson plays like a prop, just wider
     

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