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Trial game: Eels v Dragons Thurs 18/2/2021 ->@ 5:30pm<- AEST

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  1. hindy111

    hindy111 Immortal

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    I never said he was slow. I said if he is put a line through him......Halves need to be fast
     
  2. Gronk

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    Chin boy has all fooled.

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  3. Joely01

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    Yeah my bad, I was pretty under the weather last night either he flu! Definitely could’ve explained it better
     
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    But he is the love child of Hindy111
     
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  5. Gary Gutful

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    Unless of course all of the ‘speed’ he was supposed to inherit turned funny and ended up invading and inflating his chin.
     
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  6. Joshuatheeel

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    Oldfield - probably MCL, source TCT podcast
     
  7. 84 Baby

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    Lol “I’ve only seen photos of him and he looks slow in them”
    Chinry isn’t fast, Munster isn’t fast, speed isn’t everything for a half
     
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  8. Gronk

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    I didn't think much of him from what I saw anyway. Typical late 20's journeyman.

    The other merkin, Jordan Rankin, showed that he could fill in if we had a bunch of broken legs.
     
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  9. Happy MEel

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    I actually thought Dunster was the best outside back on the field.
     
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    I don't have time to read the thread, can someone please confirm that there were plenty of posts about Penisini and penetration etc.
     
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  11. Happy MEel

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    He found a gaping hole at one stage
     
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    Certainly! Not since 2005 have we had a forward pack like that.

    I think other than the Centre/Winger positions, we are 7/10 in every position.

    If the trial showed anything, I think it's that we even have a handy second squad if we need it.
     
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    He lost his load in a clumsy minute in the first half.
     
  14. Gary Gutful

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    Just did a search and found one...
     
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    You raise an interesting point in regards to Mitchell Moses and recruitment surrounding that.

    My biggest concern with Moses is that he has played a lot of First grade whilst not consistently taking it to the next level. He has all the skills to be individually brilliant; although I feel he lacks the interest and self development to get the best out of his team mates. Moses' stature in this side requires him to be consistent and to be a leader as a responsibility whether we/Moses likes it or not.

    If Moses wants a big contract extension at Parra he needs to take on more responsibility and further develop his communication skills (not just when it suits him).

    You are completely right about JA he is most certainly a long time off FG.

    JA showed a lot of characteristics, skills and maturity that you don't always see in established NRL players or any professional in general. It is way too early to get excited, but it was definitely promising and great to watch.
     
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    And he went through that gap Hoard and Foarst!!!
     
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    Enjoyed the trial. What struck me was that the young players look well drilled, knew their roles and played to plan. I didn't see anyone who disappointed. To me Arthur is a Cleary clone except for the goal kicking.

    I hope Oldfield is ok.
     
  18. hineyrulz

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    JA showed to me he is a future first grader and not that far away from being good enough to play first grade.


    He needs another off season and to bulk up some more but he didn’t shirk it all in defence.

    He’s probably 18 months away but it’s amazing how young blokes can improve over an off season.
     
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    I put that down to the exuberance of youth.
     
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    I think Jrthur will be an average (the good kind) 1st grader but that might be perfectly timed for us that we won’t be held to ransom by Moses, Drown or Jrthur or even Brthur for that matter once contracts/need to play 1st grade come due.

    edit - I think Dunster is the same
     
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