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Manly v Knights … Sunday at Brookie! … chat and teams thread

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by SeaEagleRock8, Aug 14, 2012.

  1. SeaEagleRock8

    SeaEagleRock8 Sea Eagle Lach Staff Member Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Most important game of the year :D

    Yet again we are coming up against a side with some momentum and some desperation. But it won't be enough for Drugcastle …

    Fingers crossed King and Matai to return.


    SEA EAGLES (predicted, not official yet)
    1. Brett STEWART
    2. Jorge TAUFUA
    3. Jamie LYON (c)
    3. Steve MATAI
    5. David WILLIAMS
    6. Kieran FORAN
    7. Daly CHERRY-EVANS
    8. Jason KING
    9. Matt BALLIN
    10. Brent KITE
    11. Anthony WATMOUGH
    12. Tony WILLIAMS
    13. Glenn STEWART
    Interchange
    14. Jamie BUHRER
    15. Joe GALUVAO
    16. Vic MAURO
    17. George ROSE
    18. Dean WHARE
    19. Tim ROBINSON
    Coach: Geoff TOOVEY
     
  2. Brookie4eva

    Brookie4eva Well-Known Member

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    After last night Drugcastle are sitting in 9th, and I am assuming Tigpies will have lost on Friday night before we play on Sunday, this equates to a Dugcastle win getting them into the eight.

    This scenario worries me as they will be motivated for the win, we need to make sure we turn up for this game.
     
  3. Stevo

    Stevo Well-Known Member

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  4. Berkeley_Eagle

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

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    I would start Joe in place of TRex
     
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  5. Dan

    Dan Administrator Staff Member Administrator 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    I dont think we will be ambushed like that again, and as long as we defend like we have the last two weeks then we should beat them. I am more confident with this match than the Souths match
     
  6. Jatz Crackers

    Jatz Crackers Moderator Staff Member

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    LOL.

    This one hell of a danger game coming up.
     
  7. Mals

    Mals Well-Known Member Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Knights winning well last night will ensure there is no complacency in the Manly team this round. It's great we've got the opportunity to put a big dent in Newcastle's finals aspirations this Sunday.

    Big Willie to be the villain, Snake the hero. Go Manly!
     
  8. Utility Player

    Utility Player Well-Known Member

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    I started taking the oposition in my footy tipping comp 3 weeks ago and we have won all 3 so I'll be tipping the Knights this week :)
     
  9. HappilyManly

    HappilyManly MWTS Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Agree - JoeG was involved from the start.

    The 9 day turn around should have freshend up the Manly Boys :angel:

    Looking forward to Wolfie's 6 try first half effort, powered by the Silver Snake :p
     
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  10. Townsville Eagle

    Townsville Eagle Active Member

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    Hell Yes. If he gets 6 he will just about be leading try scorer in the NRL.
    Go Snake and Wolfie. Big games required boys.
     
  11. stoodamire

    stoodamire Active Member

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    Knights:
    1. Darius Boyd
    2. Kevin Naiqama
    3. Dane Gagai
    4. Timana Tahu
    5. Akuila Uate
    6. Jarrod Mullen
    7. Tyrone Roberts
    8. Kade Snowden
    9. Danny Buderus (c)
    10. Willie Mason
    11. Chris Houston
    12. Alex McKinnon
    13. Neville Costigan
    Interchange: 14. Robbie Rochow 15. Zeb Taia 16. Adam Cuthbertson 17. Zane Tetevano 18. Joel Edwards
     
  12. SeaEagleRock8

    SeaEagleRock8 Sea Eagle Lach Staff Member Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Boyd is the danger. He looks to be finally hitting a bit of form. Finally ..

    Mullen also has harmed us on occasion, it's lucky he doesn't have the spirit of someone like Foran because he certainly has plenty of skills.
     
  13. Berkeley_Eagle

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

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    Sea Eagles: 1. Brett Stewart 2. Jorge Taufua 3. Jamie Lyon 4. Steve Matai 5. David Williams 6. Kieran Foran 7. Daly Cherry-Evans 8. Jason King 9. Matt Ballin 10. Brent Kite 11. Anthony Watmough 12. Tony Williams 13. Glenn Stewart
    Interchange: 14. George Rose 15. Jamie Buhrer 16. Joe Galuvao 17. Vic Mauro 18. Dean Whare

    Knights: 1. Darius Boyd 2. Kevin Naiqama 3. Dane Gagai 4. Timana Tahu 5. Akuila Uate 6. Jarrod Mullen 7. Tyrone Roberts 8. Kade Snowden 9. Danny Buderus (c) 10. Willie Mason 11. Chris Houston 12. Alex McKinnon 13. Neville Costigan
    Interchange: 14. Robbie Rochow 15. Zeb Taia 16. Adam Cuthbertson 17. Zane Tetevano 18. Joel Edwards
     
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  14. MWSE

    MWSE Well-Known Member

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    Nullifying Mullen, Boyd, and Gagai is key to winning this game.
     
  15. Mals

    Mals Well-Known Member Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Agreed Boyd looks interested in playing now. Mullen will try to take the line on, Manly need to keep the brick wall D of the past couple of weeks going.
     
  16. The Who

    The Who Well-Known Member

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    I wish being full strength on Tuesday afternoon equated to being full strength on the day of the match. There are always changes.

    It's even more silly for Newcastle who played last night to have to nominate a team 18 hours later.
     
  17. SeaEagleRock8

    SeaEagleRock8 Sea Eagle Lach Staff Member Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Tafua v Uate will also be very interesting. I'll be at Brookie and I can't wait to see this match.
     
  18. stoodamire

    stoodamire Active Member

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    Hmm no reserve prop meaning King should be right to play....

    Whare named means Matai still in doubt i guess...
     
  19. ManlyBacker

    ManlyBacker Winging it Staff Member

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    Exactly how I read it too. Hope Matai is back though.

    Mullen played a dangerous role last night but if he runs into Gifty a few times he may not be so keen skirting the pack.

    I'm a bit surprised by the big odds on the Knights for this game.
     
  20. SeaEagleRock8

    SeaEagleRock8 Sea Eagle Lach Staff Member Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    The knights will shorten late in the week. Our best is way better than theirs but this might just be a let-down week for our players. 3 away wins against big teams was a seriously heavy-duty effort. 10 day break, back at Brookie, suddenly equal faves and everyone and his dog talking us up ... danger danger :s

    [edit: the dog is also talking us up]
     
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