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Round 3 vs the Knights

Discussion in 'Penrith Panthers' started by Panther Mick, May 15, 2020.

  1. franklin2323

    franklin2323 Referee

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    Penrith was never going to get used for various reasons. 3 days straight of zero community infections surely will help speed up opening things
     
  2. Kilkenny

    Kilkenny First Grade

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    Any shock selections for our 17 against the Knights. Does Chrichton play with Edwards back assuming he does come straight back in. Given Capewell is said to be a likely member of the 17 he can fill a spot in the back line is there were an injury. Would we be stronger overall with Capewell and three other forwards off the bench.
     
  3. Whino

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    I think Ivan will name the following.

    Edwards
    Mansour
    Naden
    Whare
    To’o
    Luai
    Burton
    Tamou
    Koroisau
    Tetevano
    Kikau
    Yeo
    Fish
    Interchange
    Crichton
    Leota
    Martin
    Capewell

    Reserve
    Aekins
    Leniu
    Burns
    Kenny
     
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  4. franklin2323

    franklin2323 Referee

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    That looks like it too me
     
  5. franklin2323

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    Capewell is a better backrower. I think he plays as an edge and the bench was an issue the 1st 2 rounds so he will help
     
  6. Kilkenny

    Kilkenny First Grade

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    No doubt. But do we have Chrichton on the bench when Capewell can cover for injury?
     
  7. franklin2323

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    different types of players so yes I would get Crichton 20mins or so off the bench. Especially given match fitness would be an issue can take advantage of the tired defence.

    Capewell would replace Burns from round 2 side. Injury will give Crichton’s start
     
  8. Kilkenny

    Kilkenny First Grade

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    I think I am in the Chrichton either starts or is not in the 17. I just don’t think we can carry someone to bring on for 10 minutes. It worked with Aekins but Dylan Edwards will play the full 80 so what’s the benefit. Capewell for Burns and bring Lenui in if he is 80% fit. Lenui 25 minutes probably contributes more to a win.
     
  9. Kilkenny

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    Maybe Ivan Cleary just accepts the inevitable and picks Stephen Chrichton in the staring line up!! Maybe it’s time, either Whare or Naden have to be left out for the future. It’s only a matter of time so maybe sooner rather than later.
     
  10. franklin2323

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    Naden has been good this year. Whare has been better. I doubt Whare lasts the year but atm keeps his spot
     
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    Who will be goal Kicking?
     
  12. franklin2323

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    Edwards
     
  13. Panther Pete

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    Can’t wait to watch some footy again but particularly excited to see how Burton goes.
     
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    Would really like to see Chricton in the starting lineup ASAP. A tough decision is going to have to be made.
     
  15. franklin2323

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    It will happen but atm no one is playing bad enough to get dropped
     
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  16. herbert henry1908

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    Sometimes you need to make a tough call, can’t necessarily wait until someone is playing badly.
     
  17. franklin2323

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    Sometimes yes but that time will come in a few weeks. Winning both games gave some breathing space.

    Whare would be the most likely to miss out. Given the halves pairing we have this week have 20 combined games. Edwards 1st game with Api. Means a conservative coach like Ivan will take it easy for a few weeks
     
  18. Ashfield Panther

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    Chrichton has to play to much talent.
    Even off the bench he is a weapon with the new tuck interpretation
    He will find a lot of space off quick play the balls
     
  19. John Hamblin

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    I am genuinely excited about the season ahead world class forwards JFH , Korisau, Kikau and Yeo . A potential superstar in .Nathan Cleary and great prospects Burton, Crichton ,Marin , Leniu etc a LOT to look forward to . Go you mighty PANTHERS!!!!!
     
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    Yep, I'm with you Johno. High hopes mate. I just hope Nathan stays away from all media for a while.
    We need a new media golden boy.... Burton, Crighton, To'o yeah there's e few.
     
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