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Round 9 vs the Sharks

Discussion in 'Penrith Panthers' started by Jane Murray, Jul 5, 2020.

  1. WestyLife

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    I hope they try this.
     
  2. franklin2323

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    Both are left side players. Burton played Right side v Knights was invisible. They switched for Warriors game and the roles reversed
     
  3. WestyLife

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    Burton outplayed Luai in both games I thought.
     
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    I understand the appeal of trying Burton at fullback to try and fit him into the team somewhere because he has the right attributes in attack. The problem is fullback is probably the hardest position to play right now especially when it comes to the defensive side of the game, can Burton really handle the positional side of the position as well as all of the extra running? Just look at Latrell Mitchell, a massive talent and he is struggling hard with the shift to fullback.

    It's a pretty big ask and Edwards has been really good for us also.
     
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  5. WestyLife

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    To be fair Mitchell has some mental demons to get past. Burton is one of our best trainers apparently.
     
  6. Panfa

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    Edwards playing well only spot burton could slot in to would be whares centre spot in the backline.
     
  7. ACTPanthers

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    Or... we could, you know, drop the bloke on the bench who's proved absolutely nothing due to not playing footy for over a year...? Burton should be at least on the bench over May.
     
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    Burton is much fitter than Latrell Mitchell. And I don’t think anyone is suggesting we drop Edwards just now, but there’s a decent chance he picks up an injury at some stage.
     
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    Maybe so but that left side is carving up. Why would you change anything? The issue is no NSW Cup to try things
     
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    Burton doesn't play in the forwards and likely just stays on the bench
     
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    I stand by my statement - May has done literally nothing to earn a spot
     
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    All this could be moot in an instant anyway if Cleary or Luai pick up a long term injury.
     
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    Sorry I disagree.

    I believe he's the best person in the squad for the 14 jersey.

    I'm looking at purely what he offers on the footy field. (nothing else)
     
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    Ok, so what games did you watch him play in, in the last 12 months to form this opinion of him on the footy field?
     
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    That is a pretty silly statement to make, considering that the bloke was suspended the last 14 months.

    I get that you don't like the bloke.

    Who is the squad can cover as many positions as May with ease.

    (yes I know I'm going off under 20's and reserve grade from 2 years ago)

    But in saying that at the moment May fits the bill.

    We are 2nd on the ladder.

    By your comments you'd think we were running for the spoon.
     
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    What? By what comments? I think you're just trying to sound smart now, because all I said was I think Burton should be in the 17 - Not that we're shit, and losing like you alluded to... So, what did I post to make you think I think we're running for the spoon? Or will you admit you just put that there as some kind of hyperbole?

    Not a silly statement at all - It's quite succinct to the conversation actually. May hasn't played in some time (as you stated) which gives no view as to current form, Burton has. THIS is why I think Burton has more right than May. No other reason whatsoever.
     
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    I want the 3 of them on at the same time not to replace Luai.

    Exactly. A key player who helped us achieve that 2nd got dropped.
     
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    I disagree.

    It's not about 'right' it's about who is the best fit at 14. At this moment May is.

    Like Lewis can play any position in the team.
     
  19. ACTPanthers

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    The above is in no way an answer to my post...

    I'll ask the question again, as I really want to know, what in my posts indicated I think we are playing for the spoon? You glossed over that

    EDIT: I get the right reference now and I disagree - There is no way to know that May is the better option other than information from years ago
     
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    Oh gosh it was a throwaway comment that's all.
     

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