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Round 7 v Roosters

Discussion in 'St George Illawarra Dragons' started by Dragon David, Jun 20, 2020.

  1. R&WTILLIDIE

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    Saab talked the talk....he definitely couldn’t walk the walk...eat humble pie Saab and pull your head in
     
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  2. Gold_Coast Dragon

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    Can we just f**k Hunt and Norman off immediately, pleeease.
     
  3. Crush

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    My Roosters mate
    "Dragons were pretty good tonight, if they didn't have Hunt and Norman they'd be a good side"
     
  4. thebigredv

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    I wish. They are symbols of everything that is wrong with our culture.
     
  5. Forbes Creek Dragons

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    That was a good effort, we are just a step below them it’s that simple.
     
  6. FlameThrower

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    Ok we gave it a shot, thought maybe upset of the season - but in the end we could not sustain it. Some good periods of defence too.
    Saab defence brains snap, Hunt not finding touch. Kearey soft try was disappointing. We gave them too much field with 3 or 4 penalties in a row. Overall best game of the season for us.
     
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  7. LINESPEED

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    Sure was.
    Forwards improving further.
    The boys played with commitment.
    Kerr’s bending the line more & I liked Ford’s cameo
    Duff could be a dangerous 5/8 if Sailor leaves & Ramsey goes to fullback eventually.
    Good to see some offload attempts &
    the hint of backing up more consistently
     
  8. Belta

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    The amount of repeat 6’s dished out to the Roosters didn’t hurt their cause, two midair tackles on our kickers totally ignored, all in all the script went to plan
     
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  9. Spazer

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    Turning point was when Clunes forced drop out was overturned, we lost all momentum at that point.

    Our defence was actually solid until the Keary try. Some good defensive plays from Ford and Clune late in the second half.
     
  10. Dea

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    Roosters. Already playing with players out and a restructured backline. Then go 2 men down early in the game. Terrible adversary to overcome. 10-10 at half time and... 16-2 in the second half to win.
    Dragons. No excuses. No “good effort” our attack remains poor. Our “marque player” makes basic mistakes. Nobody is leading the team. We have a one dimension Hope with the fullback offering the only real attack. Just not good enough. Not in the same class. Same Type of second half fade out that typifies this team over the last three or so years. we look ok against the bottom of the ladder Titans but when we play with the real teams we just do not measure as equals.
     
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    I'd like to know how many metres Norman ran .... Does he even Run ?
     
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    If we play like tonite every week we win 50% of our games...not sure what that means though in the scheme of things
     
  13. Forbes Creek Dragons

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    he definitely pirouettes.
     
  14. Dennis Papaioannou

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    Brett Morris scored 112 tries for St.George and for whatever reason, he departed.
    Since then, he has scored another 47 tries playing with other teams including a hatrick against his old club tonight.
    Outplayed and outclassed both our wingers tonight and one wonders why we let a player of this calibre leave the club at all.
    We also got torn apart by Keary tonight who we also made a big offer to come to play for St.George
    We were trumped by Easts who have gone on to win 2 premierships with Keary at 5/8.
    We were solid first half on the back of some improved defence.
    Pop gun attack and customary second half fade were almost expected.
    Panel of selectors and a bevy of assistants to prop up McGregor continues to wallpaper over the cracks and the main issue cruelling the club.
    The group of players we have can definitely be moulded into a top 4 side - but not under the current coaching set up.
    Broken record stuff I know...
     
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    Hazz he’s a myth, should be the first player dropped. So overrated
     
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    Again forwards not looking to offload and Norman just a passenger. None of our kicks put any pressure on them. And poor Clune, just been coached to catch and pass. Oh to have halves that take on the line.
     
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    Agree

    Our juniors can step up if given their chances
     
  18. redv13

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    He runs plenty of meters... sideways and backwards
     
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    Defensively inept as usual. Allowed them to offload at will and march themselves 80 metres up field every set. There is no starch in the middle. I’ve seen enough of Merrin, Lawrie and Sims. Get rid of them and recruit some strong middles. And Norman can piss off too.
     
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    Kerr needs someone to follow him

    Gets the hands free every time
     

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