Tom Dearden

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  1. Tommy Smith

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    Ben Jones

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    In all seriousness, when I was his age I was 70kg and couldn't have tackled Julie Burgess; but young Tom had to tackle Sam Burgess and did a decent job of it.

    So good luck to the kid.
     
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  3. Life's Good

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    Solid debut. Performed well in defence & showed determination in chasing Reynolds after the intercept. He’s been let down by a host of his teammates but can be proud of his efforts.
     
  4. Fufu Andronez

    Fufu Andronez First Grade

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    In all seriousness he shouldn't have even been in this position. Not for this match anyway, with so much external pressure, the coaches grudge match and the Kodi Nikorima thing. FFS just wait until you play the Titans or something before you blood an 18 year old halfback
     
  5. DeeJ

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    Or have him come off the bench at least. Another Seibold masterstroke.

    Anyway I thought he played pretty well. Didn't shirk in defense and looked lively when he ran the ball.
     
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  6. KeepingTheFaith

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    Too early to say either way, but did well behind a pack that gave him nothing.
     
  7. some11

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    Milford's problem is he's too scared to run the ball because none of those half breaks he used to get convert into line breaks anymore.

    Still, at least he's in the NRL unlike Austin.
     
  8. BunniesMan

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    He is 18. He made his debut in an away game for a spoon contender against the team currently in 1st. Just about the worst conditions possible. He wasn't spectacular but he also wasn't out of his depth. He has a chance at coming good.
     
  9. southwalesrabbitoh

    southwalesrabbitoh Juniors

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    It's all won and lost up front? Doesn't it?
     
  10. 8Ball

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    Had a dig. Make him captain
     
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  11. Mr Angry

    Mr Angry Not a Referee

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    Poor kid.

    Kodi > Broncos.
     
  12. ram raid

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    Hard to judge him on that game. He didn't do anything wrong.
     
  13. Sphagnum

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    He doesn't seem to have an enormous amount of speed which, incidentally, will make him very unpopular with Jimmy the jet.
     
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  14. Big Salad

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    Kodi wouldn't have made a bit of difference in that game.
     
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  15. Life's Good

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    The Broncos don’t have too many options though.
    I reckon Seibold needs to show his players, specifically Darius & Tevita Catgai, Deardens chase on Reynolds & front on defensive efforts. As a minimum that’s what is lacking with them.
     
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  16. bull rider

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    We weren't a spoon contender until that spud seibold signed on as coach.

    Souffs have pulled off one of the all time great switcheroo's.

    You guys will win it all, I have no doubt in my mind.
     
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  17. King hit

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    He wasn’t that bad. At least he is a genuine halfback unlike Nikorima.
     
  18. Nerd

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    Thought he went alright behind a beaten forward pack. Didn't shirk it in defence and didn't look out of his depth.
     
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  19. Bobby DIGital

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    You mean the inevitable Man of Steel for 2019?

    Wighton > Milford as a 5/8 now tbh.
     
  20. Someguy

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    Wighton has been the big surprise of the year for me. When I heard he was 5/8 I had raiders running bottom 4 and Stuart getting the sack
     
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