Where will the Canberra Raiders finish in 2019?

Discussion in 'Canberra Raiders' started by Daza06, Dec 16, 2018.

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Where will the Canberra Raiders finish in 2019?

  1. 1st to 4th

    7.7%
  2. 5th to 8th

    23.1%
  3. 9th to 12th

    53.8%
  4. 13th to 16ht

    15.4%
  1. Daza06

    Daza06 Juniors

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    Same process as last season.


    Who better to ask where a certain team will finish than the fans of the team themselves!


    With their strongest line up where would you have them finishing?

    1. Jack Wighton
    2. Nick Cotric
    3. Jarrod Croker
    4. Joseph Leilua
    5. Jordan Rapana
    6. Aidan Sezer
    7. Sam Williams
    8. Iosia Soliola
    9. Josh Hodgson
    10. Ryan Sutton
    11. Joseph Tapine
    12. Elliott Whitehead
    13. Josh Papalii

    Siliva Havili
    Dunamis Lui
    Luke Bateman
    John Bateman
     
  2. bileduct

    bileduct Coach

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    15th.

    Ricky Stuart will get a 10 year extension
     
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  3. Rhyno

    Rhyno First Grade

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    5-8th
     
  4. AlwaysGreen

    AlwaysGreen Immortal

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    We will finish well outside the 8. Bottom 4.
     
  5. Daza06

    Daza06 Juniors

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    I find it strange the Raiders have let go of both Boyd and Paulo, who were quality front rowers, and replaced them with the untested Sutton.

    The squad is lacking front rowers with Soliola a makeshift front rower whilst Liu and L.Bateman are more suited to lock.

    Guler looks promising and should've a regular but apart from this who else do the Raiders have up front?
     
  6. Mr Angry

    Mr Angry Not a Referee

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    No obvious improvement, the Pommy hooker is fit, that is a plus.

    9-12 for me.
     
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  7. Vic Mackey

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    Hodgson from the start of the year will obviously be a huge boost. Don’t think they look as good as other teams who would be expected to be in the mix for lower top 8 spots. I have them bottom 4 but will no doubt pick up a few big scalps along the way just to really piss their fans off.
     
  8. gordsy

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    Wighton in the halves, f**k it must be tough to be a raiders fan.
     
  9. footy75

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    Won't /shouldn´t miss 8 from here
     
  10. BadnMean

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    How's this post holding up ;)

    Jack's killing it.
     
  11. BadnMean

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    We'll finish 4 or 5 & hopefully be a real threat as our new spine (3 of 4 were new positions) & combos will have settled more by than.

    Our best team now looks like

    1. CNK
    2. Oldfield (Simonsen may yet get over him, but he's only got a few more weeks to show something special)
    3. Jarrod Croker
    4. Nic Cotric
    5. Jordan Rapana
    6. Jack Wighton
    7. Sam Williams
    8. Josh Papalii
    9. Josh Hodgson
    10. Dunamis Lui
    11. Elliot Whitehead
    12. John Bateman
    13. Ryan Sutton

    Siliva Havili
    Jo Tapine
    Sia Soliola
    Corey Horsburg
     
  12. gordsy

    gordsy Juniors

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    Eggs on my face so far. Hope they don't do a St George and shit the bed in the last 10 weeks though.
     
  13. BadnMean

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    You wear it well. Kudos.

    Historically Jack will have another wonky game or 2 as part of his learning curve but he ended up an eye test & statistical very good FB that year before he got suspended & I think he's going to be even better at 5/8.

    He was a but of a confidence player (everyone is) but Ricky finally moved into the 21st century & got a sports psych in as a consultant this year & it has seen some results- Jack especially given his tribulations.
     

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