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Newcastle fowards a true test??

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by MK Eagle, Mar 15, 2013.

  1. MK Eagle

    MK Eagle Well-Known Member

    +247 / 0
    Sure it was Uate & the Knights backs piling on the points against a filthy Tigers team but theres no doubt the ruthless Newcastle fowards laid a massive platform.
    They showed more aggression & desire in that game than any game in 2012 so obviously Bennett has them fired up with a point to prove.
    Last week Manly played a solid young Broncs pack who crap over the Tigers fowards comparing oppositions imo, but they lack the aggressive edge the Knights will bring to the table.
    Confident this new look Manly pack can handle the heat but it will be a genuine test for the boys come Sunday arvo.
    If Manly hold the Knights in the fowards it will go a long way towards nullifyfing Gidley ,Mullin ,Boyd & Uate.
  2. Mals

    Mals Well-Known Member Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

    Pennant Hills
    +1,450 / 34
    If Kite & Lawrence can reproduce another effort like the one in round 1, I'm confident we'll score more points than them. Plenty of missed tackles by the Tigers resulted in tries to the Knights, our D is better than that.
  3. Chip and Chase

    Chip and Chase True Supporter Staff Member Administrator Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

    +6,236 / 44
    They have a harder edge this year with Smith and Scott. Will be a test for our second stringers to stand up and be counted. We finished over the top of the broncos, who to be honest really looked like they ran out of steam in that second half.
  4. c eagle

    c eagle Well-Known Member

    +451 / 49
    Hope Jamie isnt starting, he will be owned......
  5. HappilyManly

    HappilyManly MWTS Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

    +11,498 / 254
    I can't wait for Matai and The Pope to flip Uate into the Jane Try Stand :p

    Hopefully Brent2 and Fa'aoso can continue on their Suncorp form, they were remarkable for newbies :angel:
  6. The Who

    The Who Well-Known Member

    Mona Vale
    +4,716 / 96
    Big boppers. I'd start with Symonds and keep Buhrer on the bench for when the match opens up a little. I'm looking forward to seeing Richie's brick-wall-running-through approach again.
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