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Round 2 v Panthers

Discussion in 'St George Illawarra Dragons' started by Dragonslayer, Mar 17, 2020.

  1. Belta

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    How funny. Thats a good one. Id suspect hungry lions to be less forgiving than our Mary and they’d have him picked off well before the start of this season.
     
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  2. 2010

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    He did a good job throwing Tyson and Dufty under the bus to deflect any criticism of his coaching. That was a new low for me. If I was Tyson he should think about that whether he stays or goes
     
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    Positives:
    having a fullback who doesn't fumble everything and has some pace was nice.

    Negatives:
    Zac is a dud.
    Lawrie and Merrin are interchangeable duds.
    Our backrowers generally lack game with the ball.
     
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  4. redv13

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    Euan the slug wasn’t there again and Mary is one step closer to the bullet then both him and your little mate can pi$$ off to Wests Illawarra and bum each other as much as they like
     
  5. rasaint

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    Tyson Frizzell is a top class player agreed. However he isn’t as good as some believe. I do hope he stays but please no overs he isn’t that good.

    I hope we don’t panic ( anything $2 million tops for 3 seasons then let him go). I notice he almost scores try’s. makes good yards in general play but the stripe seems to elude him.

    does anyone reckon he is worth $ 750 a season? I’d be interested why at 29 and JDB $600 this year. Apparent Mathewson to eels for $450k. If Tryell F stays healthy a great buy.
     
  6. redv13

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    I love the Frizz and would be pi$$ed if he left but I honestly can’t blame him if he does, this fraudster of a coach has killed the best years of his career and why should he stick around and play battering ram each week
     
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  7. Mark D

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    Tyson’s body language in the presser reminded me of BMoz before he took off
     
  8. redv13

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    Yep I think he’s out the door at the end of the season
     
  9. RedVDragon

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    When we were on the lead we were coached by Flano and Sheps. When we were behind Mcdipwit was coaching
     
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  10. Old Timer

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    Gareth Widdop was a brave man to endure so many of them.
    He must be having a wee grin at these latest developments.
     
  11. Dragon David

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    There is a big difference between good and great. Tyson is good but not great and can be a little overrated at times. As fans of the Dragons we look at Tyson to do something that would excite us. I've mainly seen him do the charge and nothing much else. He tends to take a lot of tackles and hardly breaks the line and there is no offload. His defence can also be lacking.

    Last year and again this year, we needed and need JDB. With his defence, we most probably would have won several more games last year and both of the games played so far this year. That is what is terribly laking with our defence - we just do not have an enforcer. Not only that, he could break the line in attack and offload. This is the biggest cause to our poor defence now in my opinion.

    I, for the life of me just do not get why in attack the guys are not trying to offload to players such as Dufty and Williame? Surely offloads are part of their training skills? I know that it is difficult when you have tacklers holding your arms and body to wrap the ball up to make it difficult to offload, but surely there are many times that they would have practised this in training, surely??
     
  12. Mark D

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    Fuimaono has a Beau Scott presence about him.. no nonsense.. hard as nails
     
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    Well I believe Flanagan did such a great job with defensive skills coaching that Mary handed that over to Dean Young and then asked Fflanagan to improve the attack.
     
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    Drop Lafai and put Fuimaono at right centre. With T Sims and him on the right edge it will be solid in both attack and defence.the combination of Williame and Frizell on the left edge will improve over thime. I just wish Mary did not keep asking Frizell to tun in and barge up the middle. Frizell is a very damaging runner when he runs on the very edge not up the middle. He should be running at halves and centres not props and backrowers.
     
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    He was good at times but he missed an important tackle and made a poor goal line read early on in defence, which led to a try. Still I like him.
     
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  16. Dragonsamy

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    I agree he also can fill in at centre just like Beau.
     
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  17. blacksafake

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    We are very poor in general skills.
    Catch & pass is non existent.
     
  18. TomRedVRiver

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    4 wins from our last 20 games.

    2 of those against the Titans.
     
  19. Saint_JimmyG

    Saint_JimmyG First Grade

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    But, he wanted to play in the ESL?
     
  20. saints4ever

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    Mcf**kwit isn't looking at last year though, remember?
     
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