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Brett's pace.

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by Napper, Apr 27, 2012.

  1. Napper

    Napper Well-Known Member

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    Well i'll be ****ed.. Out of the depths of 2 knee recos and nearly two years out. Now with a full season and another Premiership under his belt.

    He is flying again.

    I havn't seen him accelerate like that since 2008.

    Good things are to come!!
     
  2. torana355

    torana355 Well-Known Member Premium Member

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    Not only that but im not worried when he gets tackled now, he looks more durable.
     
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  3. Stuey Davis Socks

    Stuey Davis Socks Well-Known Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Yep he's back. How good was it when he put the pedal down on the left hand side and nearly burst through the gap. Scary acceleration. Just hope the knees hold up for him .
     
  4. lloydy

    lloydy Active Member

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    When he made that break I didn't even move or cheer...I just smiled, great to see wasn't it!!
     
  5. Boozo

    Boozo Active Member

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    He seemed to run harder tonight. Looks a tougher player as well. Essential that we have him on deck if we're gonna go B2B. Seems to have his pace back too.
     
  6. Stuey Davis Socks

    Stuey Davis Socks Well-Known Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Worth the price of admission as they say
     
  7. Ceagle

    Ceagle Well-Known Member

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    Noticed Taufua couldn't keep up with him in support.
     
  8. Eagles2nv

    Eagles2nv New Team, New Beginnings 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    His speed was great. He looked like the snake we all know and love.
     
  9. Twin Smith

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    We cannot win the comp without Brett Stewart. It is as simple as that.
     
  10. Berkeley_Eagle

    Berkeley_Eagle Current Status: 24/7 Manly Fan 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Brett tonite stamped himself as a definate SOO chance now
     
  11. Cletus

    Cletus Active Member

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    It was great to see him burn players off. he would have slid over the line for a try if he held onto the ball instead of passing to Taufua.
     
  12. Darren

    Darren Well-Known Member

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    great game by Stewie! I also noticed he was hitting the ball back from kicks much harder and looked to hit gaps! Hopefully, he keeps playing like this and feeling stronger every week about the knee.
     
  13. bob dylan

    bob dylan Well-Known Member Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Looked like 2008 to these old eyes.
     
  14. the mauler

    the mauler Well-Known Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    No No No!!!

    Don't want him to play Origin. Couldnt give a toss about Origin only worried bout Manly goin B2B and to do that we need a fresh,injury free Snake.
     
  15. mickqld

    mickqld Sack Greenslime 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Yeah his pace was great but I was more impressed with his organization of our defense and the try saving tackles on a runaway Morris and a rampaging Kasiano 1 meter from the line. Those are the 1% plays that change a loss into a win. He is the best fulback NSW have.
     
  16. Peter C

    Peter C Well-Known Member

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    Not sure whether he has had any knee reconstruction work done, I think his injuries were more cartilage related, it's a case of bone on bone so it will only get worse with time, rumour is that he doesn't even do the Thursday training session.
    This is the same injury that forced the early retirement of Shaun Timmins, Matt Bowen had a similar injury but he underwent groundbreaking catilage regeneration treatment, this involved him taking nearly two years out of the game.
    For Brett it's now a case of managing his injury and training and perhaps lasting a few more years
     
  17. KOMORI

    KOMORI Born and bred an Eagle

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    Funny thing about Snake's speed is he accelerates like a cut cat, but then kinda "relaxes" into a full speed gallop and seemingly picks up a yard or two as well. Frikken AMAZING!
     
  18. Wolfpack

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    Wouldn't suprise me if he gets picked, especially given that Stuart wanted him for the team last year.
     
  19. DSM5

    DSM5 Well-Known Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    The miss on Baba might be our salvation. Hopefully he won't be picked for NSW on that error, and will run out for us in the real comp. He went really well last night and was a joy to watch telling players where to go in D. Something we have missed in the past couple of matches.
     
  20. Gorgeous George

    Gorgeous George New Member

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    Yes the Snake is getting back to his best form only thing that looked better was my step that set up the try for Matai. Just put a number 1 on my back I'm ready.
     

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