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Discussion in 'Parramatta Eels' started by Gronk, Jun 21, 2016.

  1. hindy111

    hindy111 Immortal

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    Prob for Storm is Braondom Smith. He is a capable hooker.

    Tigers also have Jacob Little.

    We wont be getting either. We will commit to Mahoney and chances are Schneider will be on bench next season at some point
     
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    I wouldn't swap Reed Mahoney for any hooker in the comp, tbh.

    Aggressive defence, kicking, accurate passing...and he's still only young.

    Grant may turn out a better and/or more skilful player, but Mahoney is a perfect fit for us.

    He's also a future captain, imo.
     
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    Jacob Liddle, and he’s made of glass.
     
  4. I'm a loser baby...

    I'm a loser baby... Referee

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    Is he related to Tim Molten?
     
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  5. hindy111

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    I'd swap for Korisau and Cook.
     
  6. Eelementary

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    I wouldn't.

    Koroisau is 26, and Cook is 29.

    Mahoney has only recently turned 22.

    He can do everything the other two can, at a fraction of the cost.

    Plus hos defence is A-class.
     
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    He doesn't run the ball like those two. If we had either of them in this year's team I reckon we are favourites just about.
    That isn't knocking Mahoney. He is a good little player. But I do not thi k he is in the top 5 hookers in game.
     
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    It was noticeable vrs the Faiders that his intention was to run more and try to create greater opportunities from D/H not just pass. Not everything he tried worked positively but the intentiin was there. Hes improving all the time. I wouldnt swap him for any other either. The best is yet to come.
     
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    His pass to Stone was a gem.
    I'd like to see more of those style to Kafusi
     
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    Or Junior or RCG or Lane or Matto
     
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    Koroisau is 28
     
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    But like I said - you're comparing a 28-year old, and a 29-year old, to a 22-year old - a 22-year old who has is sitting at 6 and 1 after 7 rounds.

    I have no doubt that as Mahoney settles further into First Grade, that he will run more.

    I actually agree with Pou - I don't think he needs to run that much, given how we play, and so while it may be nice to have him run more, it's not a requirement for our hooker.

    If Arthur thought a "run first" hooked was a requirement, he probably would have Will Smith on the bench.
     
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    A-Class defence??
     
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    Have you got f**ken a-class reading comprehension?
     
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    First-class, A-class - is same, same.
     
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    Class A’s are something different though.
     
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    You must have really hit a nerve to have @Target respond with only his second post in four years.
     
  18. Eelementary

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    Completely!
     
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    Undoubtedly!

    It's bizarre how such a seemingly innocuous comment can elicit such bizarre response!
     
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    You have a target on your back now mate.
     

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