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Round 19 Vs Raiders

Discussion in 'Penrith Panthers' started by OldPanther, Jul 21, 2019.

  1. OldPanther

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    Panthers Stadium 4pm. Panthers going for 8 in a row and the Raiders fighting for a top 4 spot. Should be the game of the round if both teams show up.

    This will be our biggest test since the winning run started.
     
  2. TheEroticGamer

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    That’s been said for the past five games.
     
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  3. martielang

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    Are they contesting Kikaus charge?
     
  4. OldPanther

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    Depends how realistic people are. This is a full strength top 4 team.
     
  5. franklin2323

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    Yes. No choice really
     
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  6. Kilkenny

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    Well get screwed and lose him for two weeks.
     
  7. TheFrog

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    The Tigers controlled things pretty well after the initial flurry. We can too.
     
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  8. Abacus

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    Very winnable game this week. Just had a look at their 1st 50 minutes against the Tigers - Raiders didn't do too much and the Tigers were ordinary (as their coach's post-game reaction showed).

    Raiders will be up for the Panthers though.
     
  9. PenrithPanther45

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    You'd think a massive crowd against a quality team will mean that they should be able to maintain the intensity. When we last played Canberra we were very low on confidence. Had plenty of chances early but nothing in attack. I think Jimmy Maloney is right that now the team backs themselves and their natural ability. Raiders have another strong pack so like against Saints, the key is to spread the ball early and move them around. I think this could very well be decided by a FG.
     
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  10. Matthew Ellis

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    Predicting Canberra to fade in the second half and Panthers to pull of another comeback.
     
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  11. franklin2323

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    Better now then the 80 points left over getting him again later
     
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  12. franklin2323

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    We got 17k v Roosters. You'd think atleast that again here
     
  13. franklin2323

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    Raiders defence is the issue
     
  14. Fangs

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    Looking forward to this one. It is easily our biggest test against a team not affected by injuries, resting players or rep selection.

    I feel we might need a bigger bench for this game. Particularly is Kikau is out through suspension. I'd look at giving Leinu his first game.
     
  15. franklin2323

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    Martin is due back but the flip side is Canberra is ave 14 points against per game. So not sure we can score enough points as is let alone without Luai
     
  16. Panfa

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    Im confident we can put a score on canberra in this game they were hopeless against a crap tigers outfit a massive crowd and another home game penrith 13+
     
  17. herbert henry1908

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    Haven’t looked forward to a Panthers game so much this year, huge test against a very good defensive outfit.
     
  18. Abacus

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    No, it's really not.
     
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  19. OldPanther

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    Raiders have 2nd best against points on the ladder only 2nd to Storm.
     
  20. franklin2323

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    Bingo. We have the 2nd worst attack even allowing for how good we looked on Friday so big test
     
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