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

  1. hindy111

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    @strider
     
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    Cameron Smith, Brandon Smith and Harry Grant all want to play 9 and they all want to start. Cameron Smith might agree to play 7 but that leaves Jerome Hughes out (who has been playing very well) and there is still the issue of Brandon Smith / Harry Grant and who plays the majority of the game at 9.
     
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    Storm to win the comp. Cam to retire as a winner. Cam moves into an assistants role next year to transition into Head Coach when Bellyache finishes.
    Harry Grant to start. Block of cheese on the bench.
    Sorted.
     
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    I wouldnt know, mine are free
     
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    Block of cheese needs to resign himself to the fact he is better suited to #13 i reckon
     
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    That question would have merit if the Panthers only had one backrower on their books.

    I’ll tell you why they couldn’t keep him.

    Because they are paying most of Reg and Waqa’s contract !

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    I'm sure they are paying most. No other club was interested in Waqa Blake or RCG.
     
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    Kikau the best second rower in the game? Seriously?
     
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    It's funny how Lane is "out of form" and "needs to be dropped" despite averaging 137m and 29 tackles per game. Yet kikau is the games best second rower with 87m and 23 tackles per game.

    The fact that "the game's best second rower" can have a game where he only runs 4 times for 33 metres and only attempting 34 tackles missing 5 and does not get any noticeable criticism shows that league experts don't actually watch the game, only highlight packages.
     
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    Agree, but last year you said:
    And a couple of weeks ago:
    You are the new flip flopper
     
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    Who would you say? I don't think anyone is close attacking wise and his defense has gone up a few gears this year. Frizzled is on downhill slide. Cordner is still play well but his body had it. Fifita is promising but hasn't played enough yet. Crighton,,Matterson,Kafusi,Graheme.
    Umm I would rate Kikau better then any at this stage of his career.
     
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    I was being sarcastic. Plenty of clubs would of been interested at Blake at full price and RCG at 500k would of also interested plenty.
     
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    15% flip, 85% flop
     
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    Yeah they are.
    Blore had a few injuries over the last few years otherwise would of made NRL debut sooner with Penrith.
     
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    So your saying Penrith have plenty of depth in back rowers and middles so why developed Blore.? Cause they are well covered. ?

    So why wouldn't we develop Schneider ?
    It's not like we have any depth at all at hooker apart from Mahoney.

    So what your saying doesn't make any sense.
    I'd understand your argument if we had depth at hooker but we don't .
     
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    Id be interested to know the extent of Blores past injurys mate. Given his love of contact im wondering if he is a Kaysa Pritchard type who plays harder than his body allows. Possibly he might need to temper his style to achieve longevity in the game. From one viewing I was super impressed with the kid.
     
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    Had some trouble with an elbow and more recently had shoulder surgery in 2019 hence why we didn't see him debut.
    Shawn all ways played right edge back row in all rep games for Penrith and NSW school boys and origin.
    Until 18 years of age played a bit of lock.
    He is a very special player . I know Melbourne Storm chased him hard before resigning with Penrith a few years back
     
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    So if it was a choice between Eels, Storm, Panthers and Tigers why the hell did he choose The Tigers?
     
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    Because they were the most desperate, and everyone likes money.
     
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    We should offer them Stefano immediately and take Blore off their hands. Get on it Markey O.
     
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