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  1. hindy111

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    Defense will improve when Moses lesrns how to control a game. When to slow it down, find touch and al that. It doesnt matter how good defenders we have, if teams get 65% possesion in first 25mins we will always be up against it.
    I do not see any real bad defenders in our side.
     
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  2. Eelementary

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    I would argue that we have good tacklers, and good readers of the play, but our ruck defence is pretty poor, imo.
     
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  3. Happy MEel

    Happy MEel First Grade

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    Yep we are terrible in the wrestle and fail to get to an effective marker position too often.
     
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  4. TheRam

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    Welsh was already priced over $600K a few months ago when he first went on the open market.
     
  5. gaffer

    gaffer Juniors

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    we'll be paying sivo more than 200 thou or he'll be goooornnne
     
  6. Happy MEel

    Happy MEel First Grade

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    He’s contracted next year but you’re probably right, he’d be worth an upgrade to lock him in long term.
     
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    We have Junior Paulo. Great when people run straight at him, but so are half the forwards in reserve grade.
     
  8. Happy MEel

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    Where did you see that? Regardless, he hasn’t put pen to paper so perhaps that’s more than the market is prepared to pay.
     
  9. strider

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    He wont learn. He is just erratic
     
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    His job is to create tries, not control footy matches. Merkins get hung up about the number on his back.
     
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    His current job is both .... But agree, he cant do both
     
  12. I'm a loser baby...

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    Then we have a problem don't we? Because he's the one calling the shots. Sometimes the risky stuff needs to go away.
     
  13. I'm a loser baby...

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    In hindsight I wonder if the club was exhausted after telling Gutho to get f**ked and didn't really have the energy left to tell Moses to get f**ked as forcefully as they should.
     
  14. Happy MEel

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    The merkin is leading try assists in the comp and we have one of the best attacks...even playing most of the season with him as our only recognised half. He is an excellent play maker, we just don’t need (or want) him to manage footy games too often. Enter D brown. Think of Moses as an elite 6 and Drown as the ideal 7 (hopefully).
     
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  15. I'm a loser baby...

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    Doesn't that just mean he gets the ball more? So he should be right up there in the stats in a half decent team. And people expect an 18-year old to be the calm controller of our team? Seems like asking a bit much. Besides, isn't Junior Brown's main asset also his running? I reckon we've got two sixes.
     
  16. hindy111

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    Yes. Time when we are up by 8 point and he doesnt swtich modes.
    People bag Cleary but he is composed.
     
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    3EBBFFF3-C8D1-408D-89C4-3A5EF163C9FC.jpeg

    Paywall !!!! :eyes::rage:
     
  18. Delboy

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    Sometimes Himdy you need to take the Riff mask,off, Cleary is almost the most one dimensional half there is. Passes a lot, tackles and kicks on the last.

    He has no try assists or line break assists in all his Origin appearances, and virtually none in the club games. He is a young and slightly worse Blake Green, handy and that is it.
     
  19. Poupou Escobar

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    At 3:35 of this video Arthur implies Moses isn't the only one 'calling the shots'. It's a team game, and it's blinkered to think the 7 should be the only one making decisions. There's a game plan, and they should all know it. They're full time professionals ffs. There's no reason they should have to rely on one bloke to tell them what to do on the field.
     
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    Nathan Brown said "two five-eighths can work together if that's the style you want": https://www.nrl.com/news/2019/06/07/brown-let-pearce-dominate-nsw-or-leave-him-in-the-lounge-room/

    This is referred to as 'split halves'. It's been happening for years.
     
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