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Pita Godinet and the Backline!

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by SeaEagle9413, May 15, 2016.

  1. SeaEagle9413

    SeaEagle9413 Forward Pass

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    He played very well for us against the Cowboys. Does anyone think we should give him a permanent spot on the run on squad? I think we should keep Parcell at hooker and put Godinet at 5/8. I can see him working well with DCE by taking the pressure off DCE. He has also lots of rep experience with Samoa. He can do no wrong and he always try's his best! Put Walker in the centres with Killer until Matai comes back.

    My backline proposal for next week:

    1. T. Trbojevic
    2. Matthew Wright
    3. Jamie Lyon
    4. Dylan Walker
    5. Brayden Williame
    6. Pita Godinet
    7. DCE

    This is just my opinion!

    Thoughts?
     
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  2. Disco

    Disco Well-Known Member

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    can people please stop using samoa, tonga, city, country etc as rep experience

    I mean technically you are correct but uou don't need to be a regular first grader to play for the above
     
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  3. Ryan

    Ryan Well-Known Member

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    Tom - looked lethargic and slow (especially in the play-the-ball)
    Wright - has been so woeful, you don't even know he's there
    Lyon - man, I love this player - it's tragic to watch him this season
    Walker - good call, but it's Barrett we are dealing with here
    Wiliame - he's won once in HOW many NRL games? 2o odd is it?
    Godinet - Far too small, and easy to push around
    DCE - woefully out of form

    Maybe the worst backline in the history of our club as it presently stands.
     
  4. Brooke

    Brooke Well-Known Member

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    Godinet certainly looked enthusiastic. Not something we can say for a lot of the others.
     
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  5. Ryan

    Ryan Well-Known Member

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    Mate, you and I could look enthusiastic as well. He isn't NRL standard at present. But you're right, he would look more enthusiastic than 90% of the rest of these bludgers.
     
  6. HoldenV8

    HoldenV8 Well-Known Member

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    This.

    Half of the Samoan and Tongan sides were made up of fringe NRL players who mostly play NSW Cup and PNG was full of Qld Cup players. Not sure about Fiji last week though I do know their best player was playing for another country.

    Look, I'll agree that Godinet showed a lot of enthusiasm against the Cows, but against that mob he was pushing up a rope. But I do doubt whether he is first grade quality in the NRL. Sometimes there are small blokes who go on to be champions. Tooves immediately comes to mind and I guess Allan Langer is another. But I have my doubts over Godinet.
     
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  7. Chip and Chase

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

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    LOL. I tender exhibit A from 2003

    Murphy/Reeves
    Donald
    Torrens
    MacDougall
    Creary
    Walker B
    Ferris

    The defence rests your honour.
     
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  8. Ryan

    Ryan Well-Known Member

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    LOL, check - mate. Got me there @Chip and Chase hahahahaha - wowzers...what a mullet of a team.
     
  9. qldeagle

    qldeagle Well-Known Member

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    I think DCE should be dropped as game after game is providing to be a liability. Replace him with Godinet until we can purchase a specialist 5/8 and let DCE play himself into form in the lower grades.
     
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  10. Jerry1

    Jerry1 Well-Known Member

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    Narrowly avoided the spoon at 14 from 15. Dez took over and we finished I think maybe 13th in 2004 and got progressively better. Figures off the top of my head.
     
  11. Loobs

    Loobs I am not really Scott Penn Premium Member

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    Why wouldn't you just put Api there in that situation..?
     
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  12. SeaEagle9413

    SeaEagle9413 Forward Pass

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    Oh wow... I am an absolute idiot! Totally forgot about Api!

    How about this:

    Api to 5/8 while Godinet is on the bench as a utility for any backline position?

    In any case, I would like to see Godinet somewhere in the 17. He plays with plenty of heart, something this team definitely needs right now.

    It would be good to see Buhrer back as well! @:)
     
  13. Nordburg

    Nordburg Well-Known Member

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    Godinet is another Warriors reject.They have succeeded in the past with other clubs hand me downs but not one that the Warriors didn't want.People got excited about him because he did 1 or 2 above average things against the Cows but he also did some horrible things and his defence makes Walker look like JakeT.Big trouble if people think he is the answer
     
  14. winnyason

    winnyason Well-Known Member

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    We do tend to forget how bad times where. How about the 99 side likes of Andrew Frew, Adam brown and hayden.
    Yes it's bad but those sides where ****
     
  15. HK_Eagle

    HK_Eagle Well-Known Member

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    Yep, fringe players who believe they have no genuine chance of cashing in on SOO selection.
     
  16. andyvb

    andyvb Active Member

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    I must be watching the wrong game, dce was taking the line on and was enthusiastic. The only part of his game I didn't like was his 5th tackle options. The backs and wide running forwards are creating options for him and aren't putting the defence in two minds
     
  17. nightster

    nightster grumpy old bastard

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    DCE to 5/8 and Goddinet to 1/2 until Api returns
     
  18. madmax

    madmax Well-Known Member

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    Time for something new? Next weeks team taking into account, suspensions, form, injury & positional changes!
    B Stewart
    Tom T
    D Walker
    J Lyon
    H Lavaka
    T Wright

    DCE
    J Buhrer
    T Symonds
    B Lawrence
    N Myles
    M Parcell
    Jake T

    Res:

    S Vave
    AFB
    D Lussick
    L Knight
     
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  19. Mr Manly 007

    Mr Manly 007 Active Member

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    Godinet defence worries me...... A LOT...
     
  20. Mr Manly 007

    Mr Manly 007 Active Member

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    I like your thinking ....just give Tom Wright a few more weeks to get his confidence up for NRL .....we need big Willis Meehan ASAP ....too.
     
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