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Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by Matabele, Aug 9, 2008.

  1. Matabele

    Matabele Well-Known Member

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    I thought all our props were outstanding last night.  Kite left egg all over Bellamy's face with an outstanding effort - would NSW have lost origin with Kite in the side at White's expense?

    Perry was probably the quietest but was solid.  Bryant had his best game in Manly colours which is a high honour given the opposition.

    Cuthbo repeatedly bent the line and Hall showed he must not be dropped when Lyon comes back.

    Did Willo play last night?
     
  2. The Wheel

    The Wheel Well-Known Member

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    Another uninspring performance from Williamson last night
     
  3. Chip and Chase

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

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    Agree on Kite, he was great..best on ground, even showed a bit of aggression when that cat Crocker needed a tap in the head. I was disappointed with Perry last night tbh, he didn't offer much in the second half. Maybe he picked up an injury I don't know.
     
  4. missing_something

    missing_something Active Member

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    I was thinking to myself the same thing about LW this morning, he can be ok for us, but If where going to play aggressivly like that I don't think we can afford him a bench spot when King and Lyon are back, that said he was probably the best of the rest as far as choices go for a bench spot last night (i.e a better choose that J.A and Moorewood)
     
  5. DSM5

    DSM5 Well-Known Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Willo was solid in defense.
     
  6. CliffyIsGod

    CliffyIsGod Well-Known Member

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    Kite and Hall were the best props on the field.
     
  7. Berkeley_Eagle

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

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    still don't like the way he kicks out in tackles trying to get up, he is gonna get pinged for it soon
     
  8. willstyles

    willstyles Active Member

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    Kite and Hall were both ****ing excellent. I can't believe how well Hall played in the opening 20, and Kite was the best player on the field (possibly behind Slater).
     
  9. Kiwi Eagle

    Kiwi Eagle Moderator Staff Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Kite was awesome, I said before the match that imo Kite and Matai are the 2 blokes that in the past few years have consistently stood up in the big games, and both lived up to that last night

    The best part for me was seeing 1 of the nicest blokes in the NRL, Kite, throwing a few at Crocker
     
  10. ManlyBacker

    ManlyBacker Winging it Staff Member

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    Kite was the best by a mile. How did Bryant come out after that dirty fantastic facial massage? - I hope that one makes the judiciary.
     
  11. eagle_predator

    eagle_predator Active Member

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    Kite had a very strong game all round.
     
  12. Ryan

    Ryan Well-Known Member

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    Willow vs. Storm:-

    24 tackles - good
    2 missed tackles - ok
    32 minutes played (almost an entire 1/2)
    Metres gained - wait for it - 0 - NIL !!!


    AAaaaaagh-hahahahahahahaha....
     
  13. Ryan

    Ryan Well-Known Member

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    Full strength, my team would be:-

    01. Brett Stewat
    02. Michael Robertson
    03. Steve Matai
    04. Steven Bell
    05. David Williams
    06. Jamie Lyon
    07. Matt Orford
    08. Josh Perry
    09. Matt Ballin
    10. Brent Kite (c)
    11. Anthony Watmough
    12. Steve Menzies
    13. Glenn Stewart

    14. Heath Le'Strange
    15. Adam Cuthbertson
    16. Jason King
    17. Glenn Hall
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    As soon as Bani is fir now though:-

    01. Michael Robertson
    02. Michael Bani
    03. Steve Matai
    04. Steven Bell
    05. David Williams
    06. Brett Stewart
    07. Matt Orford
    08. Josh Perry
    09. Matt Ballin
    10. Brent Kite (c)
    11. Anthony Watmough
    12. Steve Menzies
    13. Glenn Stewart

    14. Heath Le'Strange
    15. Adam Cuthbertson
    16. Jason King
    17. Glenn Hall

    and yeah, I know that's a bit out there...but I've gone for quality and impact.
     
  14. Matabele

    Matabele Well-Known Member

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    Pretty much what I have suggested except I'd start with Cuthbo with Beaver on the bench.  We look smashing when Cuthbo starts and he plays a smarter game too.
     
  15. Kiwi Eagle

    Kiwi Eagle Moderator Staff Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    How can you have gone for impact when you have taken our most potent attacker out of his best position Ryan ?
     
  16. Ryan

    Ryan Well-Known Member

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    Beaver?
    Hehehehe
    Regardless of what numbers you put on their backs - I think that 1-6 would be the best, so that our 11-13 positions are optimised.
     
  17. The Gronk

    The Gronk Well-Known Member

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    nah you cant move the snake - we know you like it when the snake comes in from the back rhino!!
     
  18. The Wheel

    The Wheel Well-Known Member

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    Have to agree Cuthbo is a lot better starting
     
  19. Jatz Crackers

    Jatz Crackers Moderator Staff Member

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    Where is Lyon? Traded to Toulon or reggies maybe ?
     
  20. Jethro

    Jethro This space is for rent Staff Member Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Jatz, I could be wrong but I think he may have been talking about now with Lyon out injured, other than that I'm sure that it must have been an oversight by Ryan
     

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