The Glass Half Full Thread

Discussion in 'Parramatta Eels' started by hindy111, Apr 28, 2019.

  1. hindy111

    hindy111 Referee

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    Well there was a bit to like about a performance today.

    Sivo is a genuine NRL quality winger and can start to be used as a strike weapon.

    MJ is not passed it and maybe good for a 1-2yr extension.

    Same goes for Manu and Mannah.

    Lane is an exceptional player.

    Kafusi is going to be a beast by 2020. He will lead the pack.

    We also are shown again that Moses and Gutherson are not great leaders and if either left are replaceable. I do not want our management to get swept up in a purple patch and ruin our squad by paying these guys overs. Gutherson is a loveable energetic character but unsure he worth 700k+ Moses will most likely always be rocks and Diamonds.
    Aiden Seizer would be a solid replacement for Moses.

    I also think it should be Takas last year. And if Tepai wants overs let him walk. A good player but lacks leadership and mongrel.

    Keep in mind we do have Alvaro and both Browns to come back.
     
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  2. Tooooks

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    I feel as shitty as anyone else today, but in the spirit of trying to remain positive, I thought I'd start this thread to add to each time we lose.

    Knights v Eels - Round 7 2019:

    - We lost the first 27 mins 20-0 but won the next 53 mins 14-8 despite playing poorly.
    - The return of M'au. 1 try, 1 linebreak, 1 LBA, 23 tackles, 140 running metres.
    - Mahoney 69 tackles (I'm quoting stats from the NRL app).
    - Sivo continues to improve. 159 metres, a try (should've been 2), 7 tackle busts, 2 line breaks.

    I'm sure there's more, but I'll leave it at that.
     
  3. Haynetrain

    Haynetrain Referee

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    Sivo is improving sharply every week,that's the only positive
     
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  4. Gronk

    Gronk Moderator Staff Member

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    I watched the first 20min on my phone and it looked like one of those games. Newcastle had all the ball, got 4 penalties in a row. We could not swing the momentum. Very hard to come back from that.

    Loving the idea of a positive thread. Merkins keep away. :rage:
     
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  5. T.S Quint

    T.S Quint First Grade

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    We are still in the top 8.
    5th place in fact, and only 4 points from 1st..
     
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  6. TheParraboy

    TheParraboy Moderator Staff Member

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    Both Browns coming back will make a huge difference

    Ma'u getting game time today will be enormous
    as well as Fergo who looked a little sluggish but will be good to go next week

    Alvaro will be back

    Season far from over

    Bring on the dragqueens
     
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  7. Gazzamatta

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    Lane was superb. If he dosent play we are 30 plus behind at half time.
    Sivos tackle hurt me sitting in my lounge room.
    Mahoneys energy is amazing but his defensive technique requires strong support in the tackle which he didnt get enough of today.
    Fergo was enormously brave.
    Oregan was great. A big future.
     
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  8. Happy MEel

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    Very impressed with Kaufusi today, Mau Mannah, Lane and Sivo were excellent, Mahoney made 69 f**king tackles.

    Now where can I get into the rest of those merkins?
     
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    Djay Juniors

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    - If that was last year or most other years we would have lost by 40+.
    - We stuck solid at least and some what turned the tide back our way to get us back into the match when we hardly touched the ball and was totally up against it.
    - Manu was exceptional on return, thought he ran very hard and caused some issues.
    - We are still missing D Brown and N Brown who will improve us further and add a lot to our attack.
    - Thought Jennings, Mannah, Lane all had really good games and looked dangerous.
    - Kaufusi is a goer and looks a real good talent coming through.
     
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  10. Gary Gutful

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    Our jerseys looked good.
     
  11. hindy111

    hindy111 Referee

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    I dont want to sound like a sour puss.
    But we beaten Dogs and Panthers who are running last. And Penrith where missing their best player Kikau.
    Also beat an injury ravaged Sharks and Tigers without Benji and Farrah. They also played woefull.

    We matched the Roosters for 20 who where missing key players and had the ass end blown out of us against Canberra and Knights.
    Let's not get carried away. I want to see how we perform against Saints and Storm and Cowboys and Panthers in next 4 before extend BA.
     
  12. hineyrulz

    hineyrulz Post Whore

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    Will Smith will be back soon so that’s a positive:
     
  13. strider

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    Im getting ads for a GX-7 Driver ... i blame Gary ffs
     
  14. emjaycee

    emjaycee First Grade

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    Given that the three games we have lost have been without at least 2 of NBrown, DBrown, and Ma'u shouldn't we give BA at least 4 games with all of his top players if you are going to use opposition injuries to lessen the value of our wins or do our injuries not matter as much as our oppositions?
     
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  15. Tooooks

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    Seriously, we all know this. The whole point of this thread is to focus on the positives.
    Not a difficult concept for most people to grasp. Why do you think your other posts were deleted?
     
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  16. Gronk

    Gronk Moderator Staff Member

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    Sorry Tooooks, the merkin either has a comprehension issue or wants attention.
     
  17. Gronk

    Gronk Moderator Staff Member

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    We are 5th on the competition table after 7 rounds.:pray:
     
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  18. emjaycee

    emjaycee First Grade

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    We have conceded the least amount of penalties so far (30).
     
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  19. Gary Gutful

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    Thought it was just me getting those ads.
     
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    Gutho’s hair is an improvement.
     

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