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

  1. T-Boon

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    I admit that BA isn't the attacking mastermind to attempt this as it would require a coach who understands and coaches attack.

    The second hit up should be by one of the back rowers as I see back rowers as massively over rated as actual attacking weapons so I would go back to using them to do hit ups and get them the hell out of the backline.

    As if Lane is so good on the edge that you cant have him rolling his sleeves up like the back rowers of old.
     
  2. Soto

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    Sure is..like watching the 9's tournament. I do like the pace and the attack in the ESL.
    Love to get French back. If its on the wing so be it. That blistering speed is amazing. Has put on size too. Have concerns about Fergo and Sivo plus French is a much better option than Jai Field..getting him back would be a good addition to the Eels
     
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  3. 84 Baby

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    He looked good in those highlights but the defence on his kick return try doesn’t fill me with confidence that it’s against a NRL standard
     
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  4. strider

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    So the backrowers will need similar speed and fitness level as a centre to get back for the 2nd hitup after the winger gets tackled returning the kick?
     
  5. Chipmunk

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    I don't think anyone would argue that Beven French would look awesome in any team that wins by 50.
     
  6. Eelementary

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    Tbh, he's been playing really good attacking footy in the ESL.

    He still has his speed, but he seems to me that his ability has improved.
     
  7. Eelementary

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    ESL clubs give players a number, and they keep that number for their tenure at that club, and I believe he was initially signed to play 5/8.
     
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  8. lingard

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    several emetic nightwatchmen.
     
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  9. lingard

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    I'd have to agree. Matherson has the speed, strength, agility and ball-playing skills to be almost in the Wade Graham class. (If used correctly.)
     
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  10. lingard

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    But someone with Lane's abilities (pace, agility, off-loading ability) is a much better option out wide.
     
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    At a decent club with a decent coach he'd be in the Origin squad. Instead he is wasted by Bea Arthur.
     
  12. lingard

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    That's inspirational!
     
  13. lingard

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    Name them. All of them.
     
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  14. Delboy

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    Such a surprising comment Hiney, who would have thought you would say such a thing :thinking:
     
  15. lingard

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    I thought he would.
     
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  16. IFR33K

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    I never really watched him closely In the past, but have a few wests supporter friends. They were devastated when he left and said he’s a brilliant player. With all the rave about him, I must admit I was a little disappointed with his performances. He was solid, but I wouldn’t say brilliant. Is it all the coaches fault? Who knows.
     
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    And like I said, if he repeats this season’s performances. He may improve ten fold
     
  18. Noise

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    He was pretty bad.

    Waqa Blake was 3rd overall in missed tackles in the NRL. Worse than most halves. Out of all the centres in the comp he missed the most. His tackle efficiency was 77% (which is f**king horrible).

    In attack he only had 5 line breaks and 4 try assists all year.
     
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    This is the sort of stuff I expected French would do when he moved to fullback.

     
  20. Noise

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    If the NRL defence was like ESL defence then he probably would have.
     

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