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Hodkinson

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by TokyoEagle, Aug 21, 2010.

  1. TokyoEagle

    TokyoEagle Well-Known Member

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    Trent might not be a 270K a year player, but Geez he did alright tonight.
    Took on the line a few times with good effect on more than 1 occasion, strong in D, and let's not forget that field goal.

    Only missed by a bears dick on the 1st too.

    Where are the people calling for his sacking ? Name yourselves.
     
  2. codewana

    codewana Active Member

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    I don't want him sacked, but I would have liked to see DCE have a crack before next year. Too late now as it would be unreasonable for Des and the team to count on him (DCE) in the tight games like tonight.

    Hodko did pretty good tonight. Reminded me of the Souths game earlier this season (I wonder why....)
     
  3. Berkeley_Eagle

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

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    he did a few good things but a class half would have taken control of that game
     
  4. Ryan

    Ryan Well-Known Member

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    He's a very good field goal exponent.
    The odds were against us tonight guys.

    Well done team - I'm wrapped....thoroughly wrapped !
     
  5. Kiwi Eagle

    Kiwi Eagle Moderator Staff Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    He isn't worth 280k, but you would have to be a tough marker not to give him some credit tonight

    Under pressure, he is kicking the 1 pointers which is a huge thing for a young bloke. Has played a huge part in 4 of our competition points
     
  6. codewana

    codewana Active Member

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    Me too. I was jumping up and down in my living room from 60 minutes on. I have no voice :(
     
  7. Guest

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    i must have watched a different game i was there and he did sweet
    F-A ,he can win a game with a field goal and thats all in 5 minutes he dropped the ball on the first tackle in attacking position ,failed to find touch on a penalty and kicked the ball down the fullbacks or wingers throat 3 times ,im glad hes gone .
     
  8. lloydy

    lloydy Active Member

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    I thought he played well and people wouldn't be bagging him if he was staying,
    Thats footy.
     
  9. Dan

    Dan Administrator Staff Member Administrator 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    He looks better taking on the line than firan does. Doran steps before the line hodko at the line
     
  10. Kiwi Eagle

    Kiwi Eagle Moderator Staff Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Haha, don't ya just hate that predictive text thing on the iphone !!
     
  11. TokyoEagle

    TokyoEagle Well-Known Member

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    he made a few half breaks tonight, a la shane rodney at the beginning of the season.
    I can see him playing a big part for us in the next few and beyond.

    Not saying i would pay top dollar for him, but credit where credit is due.
     
  12. ALinda

    ALinda Well-Known Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Couldn't agree with you more. Ok he missed finding touch once but he won us the game with that field goal and his defence was great. I gave him my 2 points and yes, credit where credit's due.
     
  13. eagleeye

    eagleeye New Member

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    It wasnt Hodkinson who missed it was Killer. Lets not be too critical of Hodkinson he is certainly putting in. there are other players more experienced making fundamental mistakes. in my eyes he is going great.  ::)
     
  14. WAMF

    WAMF Well-Known Member

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    No one can knock his efforts over the last month. Hodko has certainly put in.
    He is getting better and more confident each week.
     
  15. Shoe1

    Shoe1 Well-Known Member

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    I agree, but deep down I don't feel he "looks" like a manly player. I have a mindset that manly players come in two or three different moulds - the randall/daniel gartner/blake/cochrane type - lean and dark haired. Oldfield meets the criteria.

    Also there is the little fair-haired fast half type - toovey, des, Johnny Gibbs. Hodkinson is blond but he is stocky and has a terrible sleeve tattoo with playing cards on it. DCE "looks" more manly to me.
     
  16. MadMarcus

    MadMarcus Local Lunatic 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    His game has slowly been picking up since his contract negotiations finished imo.

    I have been glad to have him there over the past few weeks.  He has been one of our better players.

    Lets hope he continues it until the end of the year, then he suffers second season syndrome next year and we never see him again.
     
  17. The Eagle

    The Eagle Well-Known Member

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    Ive never knocked his efforts,just pointed out he is the biggest ripoff buy of 2011 and his kicks in general play suck as
     
  18. BOZO

    BOZO Well-Known Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    At the begining of the year trent was not even a 70 thousand dollar player on the market and no other team at the time was chasing him until the great des hasler and his coaching staff fine tuned trent into the much improved player that he is today. The question is will kevin moore bring out the best out of trent ( look at what he has achieved with the dogs this year) I am very confident des  hasler will turn DCE into a champion player. Sea eagle people,  our future is looking great.
     

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