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Semi final - Parra v Storm LIVE GAME DAY thread 21/9/19

Discussion in 'Parramatta Eels' started by TheParraboy, Sep 21, 2019.

  1. IFR33K

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    What’s your thoughts if we regress and have a 2018 type season? I’m talking bottom 4
     
  2. Joshuatheeel

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    Obviously I am a BA fan, however if we do (and there is no obvious reason like a big injury toll / some major issue), I would be looking for a potential new coach (especially if there was a good experienced option available).
     
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  3. Poupou Escobar

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    Of course it's acceptable. What else are you going to do? Sack everyone involved? Find a scapegoat? Or reload next year and try again?

    Premiership winners Bellamy and Flanagan have suffered bigger losses in the finals, and they did it against worse teams than the overwhelming minor premiers of 2019.
     
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  4. I'm a loser baby...

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    I wish I'd had the sense to turn the bloody thing off.
     
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  5. 84 Baby

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    Alright I’ve finished my nervous poo. What time is kickoff?
     
  6. hineyrulz

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    Early March 2020.
     
  7. Poupou Escobar

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    How good is it being premiership favourites again!
     
  8. 84 Baby

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    Gee that’ll give me enough time for another 2 or 3 shits
     
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  9. eel01s

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    What else can I say but a very disappointing, yet totally predictable result. Why can't we perform in big games two weeks in a row? Or away from home?

    Why do we always look overwhelmed? Our attack (when we did have a chance) totally inept?

    I could handle losing but not in the way we rolled over. Game over within 20 minutes is not acceptable. Yes Melbourne had all the ball but how many errors did we make?

    Hopefully we can get a few more signings and further strengthen the squad for next year.
     
  10. emjaycee

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    Apart from Jennings (14), Ferguson (11) no one else in our team last night had played more than 5 finals going into last nights game. And Sivo was also having his 2nd finals match only. Most of the rest had played 3 finals for 2 losses and the training run against Brisbane.

    Storm on the other hand also had 4 players playing only their second finals match but had a heap of players that have played 10+, a couple with 20+ and of course CAM37FINALS.

    Vast difference in the level of experience at the end of the season (obviously) and a telling factor in why the result went the way it did IMO.
     
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  11. I'm a loser baby...

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    Stupid f**king lack of finals experience. f**k it. f**k it to hell.
     
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    Come on mate. It'll be ok.
    Everyone who played last night added one more to their total.
    We'll be sweet next season.
     
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    We need to train hard and get more finals experience in the off season
     
  14. Noise

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    How much NRL finals experience did the Raiders have?
     
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    Two is twice as many as the one they had going into the game, but only half as many as the four RCG will bring to the club.
     
  16. Poupou Escobar

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    As much as we did when the Storm took us lightly in week one of the 2017 finals series in Melbourne.
     
  17. Noise

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    So f**k all.
     
  18. Poupou Escobar

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    Yep, which might be why the Storm took them lightly.

    Plus the Poms would all have a fair bit of finals experience back home. I assume the pressure is higher. Then there's all the big match experience they have from rep footy. Plenty of them have Origin experience as well as some fair dinkum test footy against Australia.
     
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  19. Eelectrica

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    Copies of ET's Rugby League for all parra players this off season.
    We'll have next season sorted.
     
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    Bellamy went out week 2 for the first three years he was at Melbourne. About 30-0 to the dogs, then the next year the Dogs put 40 on them then the third year, they lost by 8 points to NQ.

    Then they cheated for 4 years, got a spoon due to that cheating and haven’t looked back since.
     

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