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Round 9 vs the Sharks

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

  1. tripster

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    I can’t recall how long it has been since we have had a winger who has the acceleration to get around the outside of the opposition.
     
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    Kindas it took him so long to get a run this year. Which makes his form in his first game more impressive.

    Could forgive guys for average form with what 3 months or so since a game for reserve graders?

    Staines 4 on debut. Leniu scattering defence and carrying them. Its like months of pent Up footballing ability was used forgreat performance s
     
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    Does anyone else think that Leniu is the prop forward version of To’o?
     
  4. betcats

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    Yep it was very impressive how comfortable they looked out there
     
  5. herbert henry1908

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    Backline kinda looks like an embarrassment of riches all of a sudden. Young, but talented. Nice position to be in.
     
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  6. betcats

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    Yeah it was funny to hear the commentary talking about our backline depth.
     
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    Edwards strikes me as the type of person who will do whatever work he has to to get better. He might take longer to develop than someone born with ability, but if he gets a decent run injury free I'd back him to get to the stage that he is a very complete player. He is never going to be a Teddy or Turbo, bit still a very good player.
     
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    One player with an average game was Kikau. Slipped in defence and made a poor option laying down at marker. He still managed to rattle quite a few Sharks players in defence which created errors so not at
    He has a bit more than that to his game to. I think his ball playing is the best out of any of our middle forwards. Valuable in the red zone when we need to shift it through the hands quickly.
     
  9. martielang

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    Cmon oldie even for you that’s going off prematurely.

    That right edge would be ripped apart by a half decent team.
     
  10. WestyLife

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    I said it's a drop in defence but I don't think it's enough of a drop with how much the attack improves.
     
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    Better than the right edge that couldn't score in a brothel.

    Whare had a long run against a variety of teams. He got torn apart a couple times. Never once broke a tackle. Broke the line or setup a try.

    He easily was worth negative points since he never ever contributed to them. Whare offers nothing at all.
     
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    F$&k yeah! We sizzled tonight! It was a fun game to watch, especially considering I was surrounded by Sharks supporters.

    Still a few frustrating mistakes that lead to points, but it was great to watch the lads throw it around.

    I love our team, we are in a great place at the moment.

    Two thumbs up! :thumbsup::thumbsup:
     
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    Next three games are

    Cowboys
    Titans
    Manly (minus a couple of their biggest stars)


    Seems like a decent run to give the young guys, see if their defence can improve. Let Whare get his toe 100%
     
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    No issue with that at all.

    That’s a lot different to claiming our back 5 is sorted & it’s a no contest.
     
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    It is a no contest. Whare and Mansour have been overtaken by Naden, Chrichton and To'o.
     
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    Whare has crippled our attack all season. There might be some contest for spots.

    But he's not part of it. Not if we're fair dinkum.
     
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    I honestly think all things being equal it should be hard for Whare to get back in the team. I understand the idea of having a calm head in defence out there, but he literally offers nothing in attack. Not sure someone who can’t even make a line break belongs in an NRL backline.
     
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    What made that win even more satisfying was that ScoMo was there watching it. Hahahahaha!
     
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    that is why a said threw the last pass. I wouldn't give him the assist but the right side looks much better with him in the side
     
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    Hard to put it into one player. Aekins didn't help either
     

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