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Steelers running scared

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by SeaEagleRock8, Jun 27, 2011.

  1. SeaEagleRock8

    SeaEagleRock8 Sea Eagle Lach Staff Member Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    They can chuckle for a week or two but really, is that the best they have? Home town game, try from a knock-on, try from a forward pass and try from an intercept? Our troops were down, our cohesion was a little down in attack, they will be nervous if they have to meet us again.
     
  2. God

    God Well-Known Member

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    Mate they put us off our game and beat us well, credit where credits due, if we don't get some variation in our attack we won't beat them, they are weak through the ruck but you won't beat them by trying to go round them.
     
  3. wombatgc

    wombatgc Well-Known Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    We got beat in all facets of the game in the end. Hopefully we'll be better for it at the business end.
     
  4. Sheikheagle

    Sheikheagle Well-Known Member

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    Totally agree Jesus their defence was outstanding our attack was ordinary and too sideways. We should have played them up the middle and more direct.
     
  5. swoop

    swoop Well-Known Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    There's no excuses we got beat by a better team tonight.
     
  6. Garts

    Garts Well-Known Member

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    Dragons were great. Do not forget they had Hornby and Scott missing.
     
  7. davohan123

    davohan123 Well-Known Member Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Credit where credit is is due , they played great tonight but we had also-No woffie for most of the game aswell as joe and we had Kite Rodney Trex hoppa not playing so we were also underdone by injuries.

    Anyway, the season isn't over tonight so it 's too bad. Either Storm vs Dragons or Dragons vs Brisbane for Grand final with us loosing in the 3rd week of the finals is my prediction for the finals. Still long way to go but.
     
  8. Brookvale

    Brookvale Well-Known Member

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    They were missing their main half, simply beat us on defence.

    Final Score looks worse than it ended up.

    End of the day they are really only 2 trys better than us.

    Plenty to work on.
     
  9. Rambo1987

    Rambo1987 Well-Known Member

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    Still not up to their level yet - wait til next time away from their home and we might get closer.
     
  10. SeaEagleRock8

    SeaEagleRock8 Sea Eagle Lach Staff Member Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Jesus, “It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the Kingdom of Heaven (Luke 18:25)”

    So whatever happens this year, next year Bennett is screwed.
     
  11. Ralphie

    Ralphie Well-Known Member Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    They were missing Hornby, Scott & Cooper so they were as depleted as we were, perhaps more. They handed us our ar$e on a platter. We have a hell of a lot of work to do between now and semi final time if we are to make an impact.

    We will take a lot from the game and we will be better for it.
     
  12. Stevo

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    We looked tired and our 5th tackle options were atrotious. Sure it's good to get repeat sets but what's the point if you can't convert it to points. What's the deal with repeatedly going to the RH short side too? WTF can't we ever but a bomb up at the sticks? We seem to score alot off kicks so why weren't we doing that lastnight when we couldn't crack their defence?
     
  13. bones

    bones Bones Knows Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    They aren't scared while Bennet is there as they know they will get every 50 /50 call. All Wayne Bennett teams do. They will be scared next year, especially when they play Newcastle.
     
  14. DSM5

    DSM5 Well-Known Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    I agree Fonz, we looked tired. Maybe last weeks winning effort took a lot out of the guys. That game was very physical against the Slime. And realistically you can't win every game. We'll beat them next time.
     

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