Round 7 v Roosters

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  1. TruSaint

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    Quality game and both teams deserved something.
    I like extra time, but as mentioned above play out the full duration of the extra minutes at least.
    Neither team deserved to go away from that game with nothing to show for...
     
  2. Dragon David

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    I admire the way both teams go about their games. I'm not a fan of either clubs more so not of the Storm.
    The game had many twists and turns and even Keary said after the game that he could see a comeback by the Storm even with about 50 seconds to go after he kicked like what looked the winning field goal.

    Cordner hitting his head on the ground and knocking on when dazed in the play the ball giving the Storm the scrum feed and possession only for Friend to give away the penalty in golden point time sealed the Roosters fate.

    I would have been happy if they each got a point.
     
  3. TruSaint

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    Honestly, I didnt care about the result but that was one fantastic game. Truly a spectacle.
    2 heavyweights going toe to toe.

    Loved it as a neutral.
     
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  4. The calm one

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    That was 30 years ago. Things change, the NRL is broke and in debt. If it meant evening up the competition to make it fairer and create more interest in the game, I can not see why it wouldn't work
     
  5. TruSaint

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    It was 30 years ago, yes.
    It has been debated time and again under different CEO's, since then.
    There has been no interest to go down this path.

    Edit:- Gallop wanted in implemented for 2004.
    It had little or no support from player associations, and Clubs.

    https://www.smh.com.au/sport/nrl/nrl-revisits-the-draft-20030209-gdg8q1.html


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  6. The calm one

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    You are correct of course it would not be supported by the players association but is a pretty simple equation. Try a draft that has been proven year after year that it works. Change nothing and keep the unfair system we have and keep whinging about it.
     
  7. hazzbeen

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    Love them or hate them , they are both great run and coached teams ..... Whether you believe they bend the rules and get away with it , or not , they are simply the best ..... How long have the Storm been a top 4 team , lose a player , lose 2 player like Cronk and Slater , they simple bring in a player and not much changes ..... We struggle to even get over the advantage line never mind top 4 ...... Our board have to take a good look at how these top teams are coached and run ....... At the moment we have no idea .......
     
  8. Dragon David

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    Well said Hazzbeen.
     
  9. Dragon David

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    Well said Hazzbeen.
     
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  10. Dragon David

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    Well said Hazzbeen.
     
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