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Life without Gift

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by MK Eagle, Mar 9, 2013.

  1. MK Eagle

    MK Eagle Well-Known Member

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    Firstly Gift imo is integral to our chances at the back end of the season.
    Some points that are positives from a negative without him are -
    1- Used Matai far more who has always been underrated in attack & i thought he was up with Foz as our best on the night.
    2- Lyon gets early ball which usually is more playing off Glen through the line. Love Lyon getting a 1 on 1 with his opposite number & often beats his man or puts Wolf away outside or inside in this situation.
    3- With Gift missing our defence loses steel & dominance in that ruck with Gift imo the most underrated 1 on 1 defender in the game.
    This makes the other fowards have to step up like they did in the middle & with this improves them making the Manly fowards with Glen available , able to compete with the best packs in the game come crunch time.
     
  2. Eagles2nv

    Eagles2nv New Team, New Beginnings 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    with gift out it does change the dynamic of our right side attack. I think when gifts back we are going to be a rare squad with a equally strong right and left side attack.
     
  3. Darren

    Darren Well-Known Member

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    agree there!! Glenn does some great stuff on the right. Nice to see Stevie so confident with the ball last night.
     
  4. Timmy

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    MK eagle
     
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  5. DSM5

    DSM5 Well-Known Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Lawerence should hold his spot when Glenn returns.
     
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  6. The Who

    The Who Well-Known Member

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    I think we lose out in attack, not defence, without Gift. Our new recruits don't seem to be ball-players, although I'm sure Horo will show us more flair in coming matches.
    We have a pack of stronger runners, and tireless defenders. Gift will add creativity.
    Lawrence is very impressive; he never stopped working. I'm sure he was helped by BK who led by example.
     
  7. manlyfan76

    manlyfan76 Parra Trolls are the best. Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    2- Lyon gets early ball
    This = points.
     
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  8. MK Eagle

    MK Eagle Well-Known Member

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    Hey Timmy - awesome night - think I will back 4 the Titans game 2.
    Ya comin along??
     
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  9. midsteyne

    midsteyne Well-Known Member

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    Just going to make everything better,he can get in the faces of Inglis and Slater,he will make SBW life a misery,selectors nightmare
     
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