Tigers at kogarah

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  1. jeffdragon

    jeffdragon Juniors

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    Hopefully whether fine
    Huge crowd esp on the hill, im sure it will.
    Depending on how soo guys back up and get through. Get a win.
    Tigers are a team i am always wary of.
    Our home record not to be dented by this one.
     
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  2. Slackboy72

    Slackboy72 First Grade

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    Thanks. Confirmed loss now.
     
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  3. Bests Golden Boots

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    Given the last 6 weeks I am no longer confidant of any win.
    We should beat the Tigers, SHOULD.
     
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    Mate no excuses , if we dont beat the Tigers at home playing for a top 4 position , then yes the slide is happening .......
     
  5. BennyV

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    This isn’t even a question. Barring a monstrous SOO casualty list or losing a handful of players in the first 10 minutes, we’ll win this in second gear.
     
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    A win and a good one needed now.

    Gutsy effort last nite...

    Onwards.
     
  7. Bests Golden Boots

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    That’s good cause we have been playing in second gear for a month now.
     
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  8. Gareth67

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    By jingoes ! You dont think that big bad Russell Packer will have a blinder against his old club do you ? :cold_sweat:
     
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  9. Bests Golden Boots

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    He will go hard, Proberbly curb stomp someone's head.
     
  10. Drag Queen

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    Ha, I think he should be kind to us for rebooting his career and he didn't leave acrimoniously like some others. I'm fairly confident we've got this one Gareth. PS. I said fairly confident :)
     
  11. Dragons 09

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    This game will tell me a lot with regards how deep we go in the finals. What Mary lacks in coaching skills, has been countered so far this season by moments of individual brilliance, virtually no injuries and a tight nit group of guys playing for each other and for Origin jerseys.

    In the weeks leading up to Origin selection before game 1, JDB was very vocal about being ready for origin and he was ripping in while playing busted so as Freddy had no cause not to select him. In an interview with Vaughan at the same time, he commented how he really did extras in the pre-season as he was totally motivated to do all he could to get the call up for Origin. Even McInnes was talking up his Origin hopes and saying he was ready.

    Sure, everyone wants to play Origin and wants to put themselves out there, i get that, but i wonder just how much effort and focus during the first half of the season for quite a few of the boys, was heavily directed towards getting an Origin gig? My concern is, with Origin over, is there going to be a "coming down" from the mental high our Origin boys have been on over the last 6 weeks and with that, does physical and mental fatigue start to really bite hard?

    I'm not suggesting any of the boys will just take it easy and see Origin as "mission accomplished" for the season, that's not in the DNA of this group, but i do have real concerns about just how much Origin will have taken out of them for different reasons and question if they have the experience and support to manage them through the back end of the season appropriately.

    I remain optimistic, but I do have some real concerns. I just hope they can towel the Tigers up and make me look like a dick head for even mentioning such a possibility. Go Boys!
     
  12. Bests Golden Boots

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    Listen, it's my wife's birthday, and sans getting her a present, as usual, I'm taking her to the Dragons game on our membership tickets, which if memory serves me, she paid for.

    So a win would be nice.
     
  13. Drag Queen

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    What a catch :D
     
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    Sometimes you just have to go out of your way for the one you live with......I mean love.
     
  15. Mattc

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    Huge game for us.
    A good win, and we can put the storm game down to origin availability.
    A loss...... well I’d prefer not to go down that path
     
  16. ouryears

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    Saints by 24 or more
     
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  17. This Year?

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    I wonder how Mary will f**k up the bench for this game and play players out of position. He must have got his ideas from Tim Sheens.
     
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    Saints by 10
     
  19. Dragons22

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    This game won’t be easy. Tigers haven’t won a game since May 27. They’ve lost 4 in a row. And two heavy losses in their past two games. I’m worried about this match. They will definitely show up to play. We haven’t played the Tigers at our traditional home ground since 2012. Round 3 at Kogarah; 36-12, Dragons win. All other games have been at ANZ besides a one-off at Camplebtown in 2015. Dragons should try to play hard and win this one. Mary would probably put the Origin players in this game. I do have a some confidence though, so I’m hoping a win.
     
  20. Dragons22

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    Maybe Mary will put Nightingale at Hooker for the first 20 minutes, bench McInnes, and then shift Nightingale to prop after that.
     
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