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Pick Todd Carney for State of Origin, says Paul Gallen

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by Berkeley_Eagle, Mar 28, 2012.

  1. Berkeley_Eagle

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

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    CRONULLA captain Paul Gallen is so impressed with the form of Todd Carney in the Sharks' NRL revival this season that he wants to line up alongside the star five-eighth in a NSW jersey.


    The NSW No.6 jumper is one of the most hotly-contested spots in Ricky Stuart's squad, with Carney battling Canberra's Terry Campese, Newcastle's Jarrod Mullen, Warrior James Maloney and the incumbent, St George Illawarra's Jamie Soward, for the position.


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  2. dowdz

    dowdz Well-Known Member Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Campo then Maloney for me.
     
  3. Napper

    Napper Well-Known Member

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    I'd have Carney and Maloney in the halves. Pearce is overrated.
     
  4. DSM5

    DSM5 Well-Known Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Pearce is hopeless. Carney did us over down at SP so he's probably the best going around atm.
     
  5. SeaEagleRock8

    SeaEagleRock8 Sea Eagle Lach Staff Member Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    No Pearce, please. I like Campese as a player, if he can stay in one piece. Carney might complement him.

    However I don't think Carney & Maloney would work, they are both better as runners rather than organisers.
     
  6. dowdz

    dowdz Well-Known Member Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    If NSW pick Pearce again. i am not sure i could watch origin.

    I like your Campo and Carney combo SER8
     
  7. SeaEagleRock8

    SeaEagleRock8 Sea Eagle Lach Staff Member Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Thanks. The thing about both these guys is they seem very natural, talented and proactive football players. On the other hand Pearce is merely solid, and Soward has some skills, but neither of them impress me as players who are going to take a really big game by the scruff of the neck and lead their team to victory.
    Could be wrong of course, just my impressions!
     
  8. wombatgc

    wombatgc Well-Known Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Any of the above combos are good, anyone but Pierce.:s
     
  9. torana355

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    I support NSW but i don't think it will matter who we pick, QLD will win this year once again. :(
     
  10. Dan

    Dan Administrator Staff Member Administrator 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    +1 for Maloney and campo
     
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  11. Fluffy

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    when sober enough for long enough Carney is good enough, when injury free for long enough Campo is good enough.

    Question is can they play together?

    We have seen Carney improve since having an organiser at half for the guppies, can campo do enough of that?
     
  12. Dan

    Dan Administrator Staff Member Administrator 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Maloney reminds me a little bit of ox
     
  13. mozgrame

    mozgrame Well-Known Member

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    Maloney is a tough little prick and i wanted him in SOO last year. Maloney and Campo for me thanks.
     

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