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Team list thread - vs Dogs Rnd 12

Discussion in 'Parramatta Eels' started by Gronk, Jul 28, 2020.

  1. I'm a loser baby...

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    Wouldn't want him to refuse to attend training.
     
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    You'd have to say that Gower would come in with Davey to start. Like for like.
     
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    Yeah I'm sure. But don't forget Penrith let their best half go. Cleary was in the Origin team for his kicking and defence.

    As for Parra, I'm certain Drown will be a better player than Moses. It's just a question of when.
     
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    I’m not. Moses is in the top 3 halves in the comp and personally, I’d have him at number 2 behind Keary (he’s better than DCE IMO). Drown has an enormous amount of development to get to this level of footy. He may get there one day but I’d say the odds are 50/50 at best. I’d rather plan Long term around someone we know is elite, rather than pin our hopes on a 20 year old who has shown promise but is far from the finished product.

    The other thing is, if he does reach moses’ level of ability he’ll cost just as much. He might even demand more based on the last round of negotiations.
     
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    No. Marata to start Taka to bench.
     
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    Getting plenty of time off is Matto. I hope Lane gets a chance to recharge the batterys eventually. He plays 80 every week.
     
  7. Gazzamatta

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    Thats better.
     
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    I think Moses is overrated. Shaun Johnson and DCE are the best, IMO, followed by Keary. But Moses and Keary benefit from playing in quality teams, so they look better than they are. In Moses' case he looks a lot better. He is under very little pressure in our team. A lot of the time all he does is kick. I think if he was picked in Origin he would be exposed like a so-and-so. Which is not to say he's not a good player and essential member of our team. We miss his kicking game when he's out, and his defence has become quite solid. I just don't think he's elite.
    Drown is contracted to our club for the next three years. Moses can leave at the end of next year if his player option isn't as good as any external offers he receives from November.
     
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    Shaun Johnson??? You’re taking the piss. That muppet turns up a quarter of a season. I wouldn’t want that pea heart anywhere near our club. DCE is a calmer influence but Moses is the better attacker and I’d say better defender these days.
     
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    You idiot. Watch him tear us a new arsehole next week.
     
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    Ive been thinking for a couple of weeks that someone has hacked your account. Some comments are very un Poo but this takes the cake. Who the fu*k are you and what have you done with our Poo?
     
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    If people were putting shit on Moses I'd be extolling his virtues. But he's gone from underrated to overrated in the space of three seasons.
     
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    Overrated is a pretty meaningless term in this context. Overrated by whom? Which non-Parra fans overrate him.
     
  14. I'm a loser baby...

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    Not those Tigers chaps. Nice as they are.
     
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    It's more the media and Eels fans who are overrating him.
     
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    Thats true. He seems universally hated by everyone else.
     
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    dominant halfback last year, best player in the 9s World Cup, and playing good football this year prior to injury.

    Not sure how you can consider him overrated.

    I’m not saying he’s the best half in the comp, but I wouldn’t swap him for another, he suits our style and our team.
     
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    Because merkins are (were) talking him up for Origin, and I don't think he's in that class.
    Agreed. We definitely need his kicking game, and if we can get him some space he's a very dangerous runner, as he showed in the Nines.
     
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    This is true. We let go of Hayne and improved.

    Twice.
     
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    I don't see Moses as over rated at all, He lacks a little composure, otherwise on skill he is in the top three halves, running, kicking, passing, defence, I don't see another half who tops him in all those aspects, but game management and the kind of calm confidence we saw from say Cleary last night is where he fallsdown the list.

    Hopefully that will still come as he matures more, Tbh he still comes across as a bit of an excited kid in the way he conducts himself.
     
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