The biggest example of why Mary cannot coach

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  1. RufusRex

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    The best running back rower in the NRL is Frizell .. He is strong/powerful.

    We buy a bloke in Hunt who turned Gillett into a try scoring wizard

    Frizell runs inside off him every time back up the middle ..
    WHAT THE SERIOUS f**k

    Sims goes to the right edge and within minutes scores a try running an outside line of Hunt's hip.
     
  2. possm

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    We need a top line prop and in my opinion Frizell would be sensational in that role. A rotation this year of Vaughan, Graham, Frizell and Ah Mau would fix our front row problem.

    I agree, Sims should be on our right edge stiffening up our defence and running off Hunt. Put Leilua on the left edge and hold to account. He may just turn out to be a winner. I'd love to see our forward pack comprise of:
    Vaughan
    McGinnis
    Graham
    Leilua
    Sims
    De Belin

    Frizell
    Ah Mau
    Aitken
    Robson

    Enough changes to make a real difference at this time of year.
     
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    I think Sims has looked like the best edge backrower in the comp this year. Frizell continued to run back into the middle and can not set up a right hand side attack. The ball stops with Frizell, just as it stops with Aitken.

    Earlier in the year I started a thread saying what I would do if I was coach. One of the things I said I would do is move Frizell to be part of our prop rotation. I said that I would give Host a run in Frizell's right hand side second row position, with the hope that our attack could improve on that side that that Frizell would strengthen our middle. Lucky is starting to show some good signs now and I wouldn't mind Sims moved to the right hand side, Lucky promoted to start on the left edge and Frizell as part of our prop rotation.
     
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    Yep, exactly my thoughts for quite some time this year.
     
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    I've long said Friz stifles more good ball than anyone. Some are starting to see that just now
     
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    Yeah .. but you think Aitken is a decent centre so not many people listen to you ;)
     
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    So......

    If Sims can score tries off his half like a good edge back rower, Friz should be able to do the same right? Sims is playing in the same structure is he not? He’s scored a few tries running off Widdop as well on the left.

    So I don’t think there is anything wrong with the structure.

    I just don’t think Friz has the instincts to be top class edge backrower. And clearly no one in yj coaching staff can teach him.
     
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    Played the game at a high level. Euie made a few poor misses today but won't be the last on Latrell. Don't argue footy with me.
     
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    You make it sound like bad misses are not the norm form him … Mary played the game at a very high level too and is an idiot that over inflates Aitkens abilities too.
     
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    You are so laughable I want to cry.
    Impossible to argue footy with you because you don’t know the first thing about it.
    Now go and wash Aitken’s gear and don’t forget to polish his boots.
     
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    lol
     
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    Do you think Friz would make a top class prop in our pack?

    I know he would make a top class lock. I have previously said that he could be the second best lock in the game (behind Taumalolo) if he was playing there, but with DeBelin, I am very happy with him at lock too and want both of them in our team.
     
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    Do you still think Aitken will play origin? lol

    I still don't. Unless he was picked as the bench utility, like Peachy was this year.
     
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    Don't try and argue with Gitano about footy. He has got amnesia. He has has forgotten more about the game than he remembers.
     
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    I do
     
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    Aitken is a bum
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    Front row Fizz
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  18. BennyV

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    The point of the thread being that Friz (potentially the best edge backrower in the game, considering his raw ability) has a few gaps in his game and our 'coach' is unable to rectify that.

    Same way that Aitken had gaps that the coach is unable to rectify.

    And so on.

    The strangest thing for me is that Friz was running great lines when Benji was feeding him...
     
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    Safe to say that Mary has never proven to be able to rectify flaws in people”s games.

    Duges spent 4 years with us without ever learning to execute a simple sweep play FFS.

    Unfortunately, if Friz can’t learn to run good lines himself, he’s not going to learn it at the Dragons.
     
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    He’s just not a classic edge back rower who runs good lines and has ball skills.

    Hoffman, Proctor and Cordner have been the standard in recent years, with Gavin Cooper a poor man’s version. Ben Creagh was a great exponent for us.

    Tariq really isn’t an instinctive edge back rower as well but he’s somehow managed to teach himself to run good lines resulting in a few tries this year. It’s a shame Friz can’t do the same.

    He’s continuous cut back to the middle drives me up the wall. A guy his size should be running at centres and halves, not props who are just as big as him.
     
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