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Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by GraEddie, Jul 28, 2014.

  1. GraEddie

    GraEddie Member

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    With Horo, Gifty and Lui set to come back at some stage I wonder what the bench will look like?….I would be tempted to start Buhrer because Gitfy will not be match fit and he seems to be able to get some good yardage to go with starting, then bring Gifty on later…

    Gifty,
    King,
    JSL,
    Lui
     
  2. The Wheel

    The Wheel Well-Known Member

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    A good problem to have Tooves can work that one out
     
  3. bennyeagle

    bennyeagle Well-Known Member

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    Where does symonds fit in ? Horo is my weakest link !
     
  4. mickqld

    mickqld Sack Greenslime 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    11. Choc
    12. Horo
    13. Gift

    14. King
    15. Buhrer
    16. JSL
    17. TRed

    18. Lui
    19. Hasson
    20. Andrews
     
  5. Killer03

    Killer03 Well-Known Member

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    My starting forwards would be:

    Lawrence
    Ballin
    Starling
    Choc
    T-Red
    Buhrer

    Bench would be:

    JSL
    Lui
    King
    Gift

    So pretty much same as you I think GraEddie.

    This on the proviso Gifty can get back in the next week or so. If not I don't have him (sorry Gift, I think you are a legend, but time is ticking). I'd then have Hasson, as I think he has good impact.

    This also means Horo left out, sorry, but just not as penetrating this year. And then Hasson and Tyson need to also be working in reggies in case form fails or there is injury.

    Amazing to think our lack of depth has been criticized, but you look at this and there is a lot of quality.
     
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    • Snake

      Snake Doing The Eagle Rock!

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      I really think Tom Symonds last two matches have been outstanding. He has to be in the 17 somewhere if he keeps this form up.
       
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      • BOZO

        BOZO Well-Known Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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        Having Gift sitting on the bench would be like having a Mercedes Benz parked in the garage . Gift's experience and class will ensure he will be on the starting side
         
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        • COMMANDER

          COMMANDER IF YOU DO NOT TRY YOU CAN NOT FAIL 2016 Tipping Competitor

          There will be injuries over the next month you can bet on it, we will need everyone fit and firing.

          G Stewart has a long row to hoe. He would need to be back against Souths; think there could be some tough decisions made around him if he comes back and is not right.
           
        • Fluffy

          Fluffy Well-Known Member

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          My mate has one of those, it is getting on in years so to keep it in it's best shape he only brings it out for special occasions
           
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          • SeaEagleRock8

            SeaEagleRock8 Sea Eagle Lach Staff Member Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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            Back in 2008 we had Cuthbo sent off at one stage and I don't think he reclaimed his spot after that, and so missed out on the premiership glory that year. Horo better train hard or he might find himself in the same boat?
             
          • Moondog

            Moondog Amazing Blue Footed Boobie Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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            Some things should only be brought now and again. Things you used to whack out at the drop of a hat when you were younger should be saved for special occasions as you get on a bit....
             
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            • mike walker

              mike walker Well-Known Member

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              G'day all,The big question is do you bring out the Mercedes if it's not firing on all cylinders,or stick with the Kingswood that has been running fine?
              cheers mike
               
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              • Stevo

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                I would think glen would be more like an old tough as nails Gt falcon. Worth a mint and on its day would flog anything. Buhrer would be a new Gt. You'd race which ever model was running better.
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                • Fluffy

                  Fluffy Well-Known Member

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                  nah, Glenn comes with a bunch of other class around him, not the one off hit like the falcon GT.

                  More like an E type Jag, started off as a cheap fill in but turned into a classic
                   
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                  • BOZO

                    BOZO Well-Known Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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                    When it comes down to reliability in the finals the Mercedes always out does the Kiingswood :p
                     
                  • mike walker

                    mike walker Well-Known Member

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                    G'day all,Ted would be happy because "you're not taking the kingswood"!
                    cheers mike
                     
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                    • bones

                      bones Bones Knows Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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                      Looks like Sid is on the bench.
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                      • Stevo

                        Stevo Well-Known Member

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                        hahahahahahhahahahahahahahahahaha
                         
                      • Ranger

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                        Dragon would have to be in the 17 if there was an injury to the backline and they needed a replacement mid-match, surely.

                        Assuming everyone is at full fitness:

                        11 Watmough
                        12 Buhrer
                        13 Stewart

                        14 Sene-Lafao
                        15 Horo
                        16 Symonds
                        17 King

                        18 Lui
                        19 Hasson
                        20 Andrews

                        Injuries will probably decide the bench though, there's not much to choose between a lot of them.
                         
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                        • RiverEagle

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                          Are you suggesting Sid the turtle-sloth should get the chop, mate??

                          Lol.

                          I wood knot want to be around when the fans got wind of that
                           
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