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Anthony Minichello

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by Ryan, May 13, 2007.

  1. Ryan

    Ryan Well-Known Member

    +9,387 /402
    He had a shocker today. Ok, scored A try, but knocked the ball on 2-3 times, through a forward pass, and missed a few tackles. I also have to say his kick returns were weaker than Stewarts !!

    The commentator even said something along the lines of:-

    "I don't know what it is with Minichello, it must be his back still troubling him".

    Stewart is downright in form. If it weren't for Gould and co. rooting Minichello, Stewart would and should be a shoe in ! But won't happen.
  2. Garts

    Garts Well-Known Member

    +844 /25
    Mini is still class and will play well for the blues.

    Im being selfish but at least we wont lose Stewart for next week!!!! Feel sorry for him but somewhat relieved as we need him.
  3. ChuckWood

    ChuckWood Active Member

    +4 /0
    I watched the Roosters game and thought Minichiello played ok. He outshone Stewart in the City / Country game. I'm being a bit selfish but I'd rather Stewart be kept fit and healthy for Manlys premiership assault. His time will come.
  4. Canteen Worker

    Canteen Worker Well-Known Member

    +215 /5
    Stewart is an attacking genius but Origin is a step up. He has to work on his kick return technique as yet.

    Mini will be picked for sure!
  5. DSM5

    DSM5 Well-Known Member

    +516 /0
    I'm pleased he won't be picked for purely selfish reasons, we need him. However I think his weakness is that he doesn't worry the opposition on kick returns. He surrenders which is OK for me, but won't impress the selectors who look for aggro in a fullback, one who'll bust the line and set up his outside backs or go up the middle through tired forwards.
  6. toovs

    toovs Member

    +0 /0
    he wiil not be picked because he plays for the best team ever the sea eagles
  7. Dan

    Dan Kim Jong Dan Staff Member Administrator 2016 Tipping Competitor 2017 Tipping Competitor

    +7,736 /120
    One criticism I have of Stewarts game and for mine the reason his kick returns lacka certain something is the way he turns after picking up the ball when running backwards, instead of running and turning he come sto a dead stop and tehn turns ont he spot. Not only will this eventually lead to injury it also slows him down a lot

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