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Oldfield

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by Kiwi Eagle, Sep 4, 2011.

  1. Kiwi Eagle

    Kiwi Eagle Moderator Staff Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Look, we all know he was poor today

    Have already read the posts about how he is **** and should be punted from the club etc

    The kid is 20 with a dozen or so matches under his belt. To write him off as an NRL standard player at this point is ridiculous. Think back to what was being said about Matai, T Rex and Glenn Stewart at the same point of their careers

    The bloke does have some natural ability, but needs some work and hopefully we don't have to use him again this year
     
  2. The Who

    The Who Well-Known Member

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    Fair enough. He tried his heart out as did all the players. That's all we can expect.
     
  3. Pittwater Legend

    Pittwater Legend Well-Known Member

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    Agreed but I hope he's not required for the finals. He needs a whole season to work some things out.
     
  4. Eagles2nv

    Eagles2nv New Team, New Beginnings 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    yeah, he had a poor game, but i have seen him play some good games. I think he will grow as a player, he has strong potential. We will most likely need him as a spare winger/fullback with hoppa gone.
     
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  5. chrisos

    chrisos Active Member

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    i was going to post a thread about Oldy,he had a shocker but he is better than what he displayed today,when is Hoppa back i thought he was going to be in todays side?On a positive note Mr reliable Robbo was safe as a bank today.
     
  6. King

    King Active Member

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    I'd prefer Whare to be honest.
     
  7. CliffyIsGod

    CliffyIsGod Well-Known Member

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    What game was it that Lyon chipped and he won the game for us?

    Oldy has talent.
     
  8. codewana

    codewana Active Member

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    Sharkies :D
     
  9. ads

    ads Well-Known Member

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    I thought he was crap, but I don't he is crap as such. I just think he is not up to it just yet. Will be in the future I think.
     
  10. torana355

    torana355 Well-Known Member Premium Member

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    Im not saying he will not be a good player one day but atm his defense is not up to FG standard. I also prefer Whare for now.
     
  11. Ryan

    Ryan Well-Known Member

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    Scored a decent try. Everyone's able to have one or two bad games a season. He won us that Sharks game earlier this year.

    That being said, Whare again looked good every time he got the ball. If Wolf is injured to start the season, hopefully Whare gets a run.
     
  12. Dan

    Dan Administrator Staff Member Administrator 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    He makes poor decisions if he cleans that up he may be better
     
  13. codewana

    codewana Active Member

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    Is Whare a quick guy? That's one thing Oldfield really brings to the team.
     
  14. God

    God Well-Known Member

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    At this point (and I thought I'd never say this given he had the turning circle of a road train) T-Rex is a far better option on the wing than Oldfield.
     
  15. codewana

    codewana Active Member

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    I dunno, @[God]. Oldy has pace and I think tonight was an off game for him.
     
  16. Napper

    Napper Well-Known Member

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    Big deal he had a **** game. Big future for him he's showed he's a quality winger in the past. As kiwi said, Matai used to cop it hard on most forums and now look at him. Hes easily in the top 3 centres in the world.
     
  17. Darren

    Darren Well-Known Member

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    he is 20 and only a handful of games. He is also in and out of the team so that wouldn't be great for the confidence. Will go much better in 2012.
     
  18. Garts

    Garts Well-Known Member

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    He will be a good player, takes time to find your feet in first grade.
     
  19. ads

    ads Well-Known Member

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    Yeah I think so too. Looking forward to big things from him next year.
     
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  20. codewana

    codewana Active Member

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    Unless you're Hoppa, Foran, Lussick, Mauro, Buhrer :p

    Nah, I do agree with you on this mate.
     

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