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Round 7 vs Roosters

Discussion in 'St George Illawarra Dragons' started by getsmarty, Apr 18, 2021.

  1. getsmarty

    getsmarty Referee

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    He was pretty good on Sunday...
     
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    This sums up Griffins strategy this year - safety in who I know
    “Hook has got kind of the whole old crew together, what worked for us when we were at the Broncos in those years and it obviously worked when they were at Penrith and had success there too."
     
  3. redandwhite4evr

    redandwhite4evr Juniors

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    Agree- but one Swallow doesn't make a Summer.
     
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    I often wonder if you actually think there is a chance of your selections being adopted, can't see positional switches happening at all.
     
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  5. Dion

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    McGuire was our best forward for 60 minutes.
    Both Griffin recruits have definitely added a new dimension to our forward pack.
     
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    Thank Christ you are not on the selection committee
     
  7. Valheru

    Valheru Coach

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    Yes the contact was high but that doesn't automatically equal a suspension or even a charge.

    They are disputing the grading.
     
  8. Blood Shot Eyes

    Blood Shot Eyes First Grade

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    Not as confident this week as I was against The Warriors unfortunately....hopefully Im wrong but jeez we looked flat at times last week not just in energy but in organisation....I know we scored 3 tries apiece and were unlucky in a couple of others but the intensity just wasnt there, which tbh surprised me
     
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  9. Gareth67

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    Early mid-season slump ?
     
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  10. Blood Shot Eyes

    Blood Shot Eyes First Grade

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    Yes I noticed that...nothings changed though....the NRL were and are so obsessed with them being successful in Victoria that as you say have been allowed to flaunt the rules....thats why in front of the kicker Slater and forward pass Smith got away with stuff for years.....having said that though they have produced some bloody great football sides over the years
     
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    Could be Gareth and we cant expect miracles every week can we....but the first half against the Eels was so impressive you knew we had a new Coach...but the first half against The Warriors you would swear the old one was back.....OMG what a terrible thought...the stuff nightmares are made of
     
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  12. possm

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    Yes I agree but put it down to the fatigue hang over from the previous game against the Eels.

    The Warriors were allowed to stand off side and target our halves all game. The result was poor game management mainly because both Clune and Norman did not have the time to organise play properly. I'd say put any team in such a position and they would have performed just the same.

    I'd like to see Griffin begin to make some changes, starting with Ramsey to fullback when we are in defence. Let''s see if he is ready to do the hard stuff at the back. If he goes well then give him some time in attack as well.

    It may well be that we extend Dufty but select him as the utility off the bench and bring him on for Norman when hook feels the opposition are tiring. Dufty will need to do some work with Soward to ensure he can provide a good long kick when required.
     
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    Whats happening at the Judiciary did Radley get off ..
     
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    Radley’s case is set for 7.30 pm this evening .
     
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    I should buy a lottery ticket.

    Anyway more interesting is that Merrin not even in the 21 and not named in the reserve grade either. Did he cop an injury last week as his performance was well down.
     
  16. Crush

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    Williame 17
     
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    2B5CD4BB-1A19-49F9-BE2E-842B5B0693E1.jpeg

    I realize that the Dragons jersey has the 2 ‘ V’s ‘ , but the Rorter’s jersey is eerily alike .
    With the speed that the game is played at now , there could very well be a few balls being passed to opposition players .

    Is this yet another ploy by those Steggle chickens to gain an unfair advantage ? ?
     
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    LINESPEED Juniors

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    Oui

    ...How to fray a honeymoon period
     
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    Ok mate thanks...Im away atm in the caravan...
     
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    1. Matt Dufty – sponsored by EFEX
    2. Cody Ramsey – sponsored by Aspec Masonry
    3. Jack Bird – sponsored by Kingsgrove Sports Centre
    4. Zac Lomax – sponsored by Floormania
    5. Mikaele Ravalawa – sponsored by Wollongong Jetski
    6. Corey Norman – sponsored by TripADeal
    7. Adam Clune – sponsored by Narellan Pools Illawarra
    8. Blake Lawrie – sponsored by Gym Solutions
    9. Andrew McCullough (c) – sponsored by Dincel Construction System
    10. Paul Vaughan – sponsored by Fox and Jones
    11. Josh Kerr – sponsored by Sneaky Burger
    12. Tariq Sims – sponsored by Modus Projects
    13. Tyrell Fuimaono – sponsored by TLE Alexandria


    Interchange:
    14. Kaide Ellis – sponsored by CMG Audio Visual
    15. Josh McGuire – sponsored by Manna from Heaven
    16. Daniel Alvaro – sponsored by Professionals Padstow
    17. Brayden Wiliame – sponsored by Deicorp
    18. Billy Burns
    19. Poasa Faamausili
    20. Jordan Pereira
    21. Ben Hunt

    NRL team announcement: Anzac Cup v Roosters - Dragons
     
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