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Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by Crushercleal, May 8, 2006.

  1. Crushercleal

    Crushercleal Active Member

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    I know we are stuck for depth at the moment, but something has to change with our bench. Willo was getting absolutely hammered every time he took the ball up yesterday, and doesn't get enough game time to warrant selection. Rose and Bryant were ok, but not outstanding. And while Dunley and Monas have their own advantages, I'm not sure how our attack copes with having to play a different style of game every 20 minutes. How do we fix this?
     
  2. Canteen Worker

    Canteen Worker Well-Known Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Good point. Our attack looks very different with each respective hooker. Dunley did some great things but doesn't link with runners. We don't seem to have men backing up the breaks in the middle and yet this was something the Tigers did very well.
     
  3. PEPSI

    PEPSI Active Member

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    we definately miss kylie and a bit of his intimidation factor of the bench,
     
  4. Canteen Worker

    Canteen Worker Well-Known Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    I saw Kylie at the back of the stand after the game and he said he was still a few weeks off.
     
  5. Fluffy

    Fluffy Well-Known Member

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    kylie didnt do much for us this year was only managing 50m and 1 big hit each game.
     
  6. PEPSI

    PEPSI Active Member

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    well he usually only plays half a game so 50 meters isnt to bad

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  7. Fluffy

    Fluffy Well-Known Member

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    Pepsi you will find his game time is similar to bryants who makes 80 - 90m and not too far behind King at 100m and Kite at 120. This year he has made the least metres per minute out of all of our props
     
  8. PEPSI

    PEPSI Active Member

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    yep correct,

    but out of those 4, there is still only one bloke id be scared to run into, and thats worth something on the footy field.
     
  9. KaZa

    KaZa Well-Known Member

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    i spoke to Lulu as well.. he said the few weeks off.. but i couldnt believe how modest he was. I told him the hit in the Warriors game was phenominal... hes like 'nah mate just got lucky'
     
  10. Fluffy

    Fluffy Well-Known Member

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    funny you say that but against parra i swear players are now starting to avoid king - there were many times when they ran diagonally away from him - still your right about running at kylie - youd have to be pretty stupid, im just hoping he gets his form back of last year, cause with the other 3 going well that would be the icing on the cake
     
  11. PEPSI

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    your right Fluff, if you have four props all performing, its cool to have one prop mayby doing a little less work but smashing the crap out of everyone!
     
  12. Fluffy

    Fluffy Well-Known Member

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    add to that Rose is going ok for depth, not a consistent first grader but neither was bryant 2 years ago, now he is great.
     

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