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Origin discussion

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by Berkeley_Eagle, Apr 22, 2010.

  1. Berkeley_Eagle

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

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    Origin this season could be disasterous for Manly
    Todays Telecrap has a report that the blues selectors have been impressed by Jason King, apparently he was very close to being selected for Origin 3 last season, also 4 more forwards are being considered, Kite, Stewart, Perry & Watmoughadd to that Lyon & if Smyth from Scum goes down we could lose Ballin as well, also heard a few weeks back they were possibly talkin T-rex for the blues too, I can't see them looking at anyone else, Maybe Rose  for Origin 2 if he makes a good comeback
     
  2. Zep

    Zep Active Member

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    Hmmm. Would want to Lyon in the team as Captain outside of Greg "Jail" Bird.
    Kite - Maybe, Perry - Yes, King + Rose - No. Watmough - Yes.
     
  3. ConcernedSupporter

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    I seriously don't think we will lose more than 3 players - Lyon, Watmough and possibly King and I really don't think King will get a look in.

    I'm sure there are a stack of players the selectors look at before choosing the side. Then as it evident from past selections the players are chosen based on loyalty and not form.

    Not to mention how much of this is truth and how much is media beat up about players who are doing their job well at the moment
     
  4. clontaago

    clontaago Well-Known Member

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    G Stewart would be a certain bench player I would have thought.
     
  5. Chip and Chase

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

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    King would have to be a long shot. T-Rex is no hope. Choc, Perry, Lyon, Gift and Kite are our biggest chances, hopefully we won't lose all of them.
     
  6. Fluffy

    Fluffy Well-Known Member

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    anyone being seriously looked at for origin will get a run in city/country (unless playing for Aus) you would have to think.

    So against the Queens we will be missing 8 players for Rep + 3 injured.

    Kite, King, Perry and Rose out of the props.
    Watmough and Stewart out of the backrow.
    Lyon, Foran, Matai, Stewart and Williams D out of the backs.

    Theres a YART or 10 in this situation
     
  7. Cameron

    Cameron Cambo Premium Member

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    Queensland are scum
    i hate dirty Queenslanders

    that is all
     
  8. Berkeley_Eagle

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

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    the yarts will follow, my Blues backline

    Hayne
    Morris
    Lyon
    Jennings
    Morris
    Carney
    Pearce

    plenty of debate  there to start with
     
  9. Zep

    Zep Active Member

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    Well BE, that has been my 1-5 from the Start, though i would rather bird at 6 and Carney with the number 14 jersey for impact late in the first half.

    The #7 is a lottery for mine, though i can't help but feel Kimmorley might be the best option with the backline the way it is, we don't need/want a ball running halfback when there is hayne, lyon and jennings.

    The forward pack except for Watmough is harder to pick still.
     
  10. blitzkrieg

    blitzkrieg Active Member

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    Enjoy cheering for your team coached by Bellamy................. ;D
     
  11. Moops

    Moops Well-Known Member

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    Tahu should be in the team somewhere. He is built for origin!
     
  12. Fluffy

    Fluffy Well-Known Member

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    Enjoy cheering for your team coached by Bellamy................. ;D
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    everyone was calling for a NSW coach without a club side, we pretty much have it now
     
  13. Berkeley_Eagle

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

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    reported this Morning Geoff Carr said Bellyamy is still Origin coach but if more comes out and he steps down or is sacked, Joey Johns will take the Job
     
  14. Matabele

    Matabele Well-Known Member

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    Bellamy won't select Kite again.
     
  15. eagle-rock08

    eagle-rock08 Active Member

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    Enjoy cheering for your team coached by Bellamy................. ;D
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    everyone was calling for a NSW coach without a club side, we pretty much have it now
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    I hope that Bellyache isn't caught up in this salary crap rort.  If he is will he keep the gig? ???
     
  16. ConcernedSupporter

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    Be one hell of an after party if they win  ;)
     
  17. Berkeley_Eagle

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

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    Make Bellamy do it and if he does lose banish the ****er to England
     
  18. Liueli of Brookvale

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    I'm hoping no Manly players are selected for SOO duty, but..

    Choco
    G. Stewart and
    Lyon

    are probably certainties. I'd love to see Ballin selected for QLD, he's been great for us, and deserves to be name in the squad. I'm also hoping Des isn't selected as Blues Coach, even though he deserves it.

    I'm selfish like that  ;)
     
  19. Ryan

    Ryan Well-Known Member

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    My YART is completely different guys, and probably way out there....there ARE some tough positions though:-

    01. Jared Hayne
    02. Timana Tahu
    03. Jamie Lyon
    04. Brett Morris
    05. Josh Morris
    06. Feleti Mateo (I believe he CAN be selected)
    07. Todd Carney
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    09. Kurt Gidley
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    11. Anthony Watmough
    12. Greg Bird
    13. Paul Gallen

    14.
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    17. Glenn Stewart

    (The rest I have no idea. No forwards are really dominating this year apart from the odd Kiwi.)

    That would have to be both the ugliest, and scariest backrow in history !
     
  20. SilentBob

    SilentBob Well-Known Member

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    That's a ridiculous looking 1/6/7/9 combo to be taking in to an Origin match.
     

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