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Game Day: Manly v Raiders [Round 13, 2016]

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by HappilyManly, May 31, 2016.

Game Day Information


  1. 30
    Raiders
    Friday, 03rd June 2016 19:50
    Venue: GIO Stadium
    Weather: Light Rain
    Referees: Jared Maxwell and Adam Gee
    Time: 85:00

    18
    Sea Eagles
Team Changes

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  • Brenko Lee - In
  • Clay Priest - In
  • Edrick Lee - Out
  • Jeff Lima - Out
  • Josh Papalii - In
  • Junior Paulo - In
  • Paul Vaughan - Out
  • Shaun Fensom - Out
    Team Statistics

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    • Metres: 1536
    • Runs: 152
    • Completions: 27
    • Completion Rate: 73%
    • Errors: 7
    • Goals: 5
    • Line Breaks: 6
    • Missed Tackles: 28
    • Penalties: 7
    • Possession: 55
    • Tackles: 305
    • Sets: 37
    • Tries: 5
    • Interchange Used: 7
    • Metres: 1389
    • Runs: 153
    • Completions: 26
    • Completion Rate: 84%
    • Errors: 4
    • Goals: 3
    • Line Breaks: 4
    • Missed Tackles: 36
    • Penalties: 10
    • Possession: 45
    • Tackles: 301
    • Sets: 31
    • Tries: 3
    • Interchange Used: 6
    Player Statistics- Raiders

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    • Jersey
      Player
      Runs
      Metres
      Hitups
      Tackles
      Missed Tackles
      Mins
    • 1
      Jack Wighton
      12
      119
      0
      4
      3
      80
    • 2
      Brenko Lee
      12
      120
      0
      3
      0
      80
    • 3
      Jarrod Croker
      7
      65
      0
      14
      1
      80
    • 4
      Joseph Leilua
      17
      166
      1
      8
      1
      80
    • 5
      Jordan Rapana
      18
      215
      0
      1
      1
      80
    • 6
      Blake Austin
      5
      25
      0
      18
      1
      80
    • 7
      Aidan Sezer
      3
      23
      0
      18
      0
      80
    • 8
      Shannon Boyd
      9
      80
      9
      28
      5
      39
    • 9
      Josh Hodgson
      7
      80
      4
      35
      2
      66
    • 19
      Junior Paulo
      11
      128
      9
      15
      2
      49
    • 15
      Iosia Soliola
      8
      78
      8
      26
      3
      54
    • 12
      Elliott Whitehead
      11
      107
      10
      33
      2
      80
    • 13
      Luke Bateman
      8
      83
      7
      19
      0
      30
    • 10
      Joseph Tapine
      7
      69
      5
      26
      0
      43
    • 11
      Josh Papalii
      10
      115
      9
      22
      5
      59
    • 14
      Kurt Baptiste
      0
      0
      0
      13
      1
      30
    • 16
      Clay Priest
      7
      61
      5
      22
      1
      37
    Players - Sea Eagles

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    • Jersey
      Player
      Runs
      Metres
      Hitups
      Tackles
      Missed Tackles
      Mins
    • 1
      Brett Stewart
      3
      26
      0
      5
      3
      80
    • 2
      Brayden Wiliame
      10
      91
      0
      6
      0
      80
    • 3
      Dylan Walker
      12
      126
      0
      20
      1
      80
    • 20
      Matthew Wright
      10
      62
      2
      4
      4
      80
    • 5
      Tom Trbojevic
      15
      191
      1
      12
      1
      80
    • 6
      Jamie Lyon
      1
      15
      0
      15
      2
      54
    • 7
      Daly Cherry-Evans
      5
      45
      0
      10
      1
      41
    • 8
      Darcy Lussick
      12
      126
      10
      18
      4
      44
    • 9
      Matt Parcell
      6
      66
      1
      46
      0
      80
    • 10
      Nate Myles
      14
      117
      13
      25
      2
      49
    • 11
      Lewis Brown
      4
      30
      4
      25
      4
      80
    • 12
      Jamie Buhrer
      10
      105
      9
      30
      2
      66
    • 13
      Jake Trbojevic
      17
      135
      16
      32
      5
      80
    • 14
      Apisai Koroisau
      6
      39
      3
      15
      4
      40
    • 15
      Josh Starling
      8
      59
      7
      18
      0
      40
    • 16
      Brenton Lawrence
      6
      44
      6
      7
      1
      21
    • 17
      Siosaia Vave
      14
      112
      11
      13
      2
      52
    1. HappilyManly

      HappilyManly MWTS Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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      NRL Team

      1. Brett Stewart 2. Brayden Wiliame 3. Dylan Walker 20. Matthew Wright 5. Tom Trbojevic 6.Jamie Lyon 7. Daly Cherry-Evans 8. Darcy Lussick 9. Matt Parcell 10. Nate Myles 11. Lewis Brown 12. Jamie Buhrer 13. Jake Trbojevic
      Interchange: 14. Apisai Koroisau 15. Josh Starling 16. Brenton Lawrence 17. Siosaia Vave

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      • Mark from Brisbane

        Mark from Brisbane Living the dream Premium Member

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        How will the faithful feel after four losses in a row?

        I watched the Canberra game at the weekend ( only because we play them this week), we were much improved in the last game probably due to the Lyon / Walker switch but based on what I saw I can't see us getting near them.

        Of course I'll have faith , of course I'll watch but I'm realistic as well , this year looks pretty shot to me as I just don't think we have the squad, nor the combinations to stick to the top sides.

        We are far from spooners , but I think our current ladder position , or a little lower even, is where we will finish the year.

        Hope I'm proved wrong , and it might suddenly switch around but to date I haven't seen the Manly of old in any game.
         
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        • The Who

          The Who Well-Known Member

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          We generally do well against the Faders and the Sharks. Our performance against Cronulla was much improved but we still didn't manage a win.
          We will have probably our strongest line-up this season for the match, but the Faders have a huge pack - and growing with a mid-season recruit like Junior Poorly - so our forwards will be sorely tested. The Faders also have speed to burn - an asset we can't match on ageing legs.
          I think we can win, but it will rely on the Faders returning to their erratic form and making a heap of mistakes.
           
        • TerryRandall

          TerryRandall Well-Known Member

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          A well rested close to full strength squad up against a lower top 8 side on a 5 day turnaround. In an almost must win game. We should be up for this, but like Mark, its hard to build a strong case for how exactly we can win. They play that hard-running, open style footy that we struggle to match, and they also play for 80 minutes. And they will get the home town calls. Not confident at all. A loss will make our Sunday arvo brookie game against the Panthers a definite, season-on-the-line must win.
           
        • swoop

          swoop Well-Known Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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          *Steve Matai and Jorge Taufua are expected to return from injury on the left edge for the Sea Eagles on Friday night.

          Raiders: Edrick Lee injured his hamstring scoring a try in Canberra’s win over the Bulldogs on Friday and is in doubt. Brenko Lee, Kato Ottio and Sisa Waqa are all in contention to fill in on the right wing. Josh Papalii is the sole Raiders player backing up from Origin but may be rested due to Canberra playing on Thursday night in Round 13 — the blockbusting backrower would be looking at three matches in eight days. Sia Soliola will replace him on the left edge if he doesn’t back up. It remains to be seen when Junior Paulo will make his club debut.

          Sea Eagles: Feleti Mateo, Steve Matai, Jorge Taufua and Apisai Koroisau are all expected to be available for selection after missing several weeks with various injuries. Dylan Walker and Nate Myles are both playing in Origin I

          http://www.foxsports.com.au/nrl/nrl...s/news-story/d438ab2f4caad265f5124c273c7d2a3b
           
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          • The Wheel

            The Wheel Well-Known Member

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            If all those players are available it will make for some interesting discussion at the selection table.
             
          • Frank

            Frank Well-Known Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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            Can't agree with that. If the Raiders went the full 80 minutes they wouldn't lose too many matches. It's about the only thing that gives me hope. Agree with the rest of your summation.
             
          • KeithSheldon

            KeithSheldon Well-Known Member

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            The Raiders most certainly aren't an 80 minute team. It took them 55 minutes last week to wake up and start playing proper footy. Jack Wighton is also the worst first choice fullback in the comp, bomb to him as much as possible and we will get results.

            Walker and Myles should be rested meaning Lyon and Matai in the centres, Api to 5/8 and Turbo and Taufua on the wing.

            Also people need to realize that whilst we did lose three in a row, it was to the top 3 sides in the comp, that are a mile above the pack. If we lost three in a rwo to middling sides like Canberra or The Dragons, I would be concerned. But if you put any other team in the comp against those three then they lose three in a row as well.
             
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            • bob dylan

              bob dylan Well-Known Member Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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              We robbed them last year when Brett was offside for that last minute try.

              They put 30 on the Dogs last week, who are superior in defence than us. If we cant score 40 points we will be beaten and easily.

              It will be close to zero degrees and the hot water wont be working Friday night in the away dressing sheds, well so I hear.

              Time for the tough to stand up.

              Its getting close to do die time.
               
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              • HappilyManly

                HappilyManly MWTS Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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                http://www.seaeagles.com.au/news/2016/05/31/lyon_i_m_happy_to_pl.html

                Lyon: "I'm happy to play five-eighth"

                Video: Tom Logan (@ThomasRLogan)

                Tue 31st May, 11:45AM


                Manly captain Jamie Lyon says that he is happy to play five-eighth in Friday night's clash against the Canberra Raiders at GIO Stadium.

                Lyon shifted to the five-eighth role with Dylan Walker moving back to the centres in the team’s last round loss against Cronulla.

                "I'm quite happy to play there (five-eighth), it doesn't worry me one bit. I thought Dylan showed some great out there in the centres against the Sharks,’’ Lyon said.

                “He is such a quality player and I’m happy to play in the halves and Baz (Trent Barrett) knows that.”
                 
              • sean john

                sean john Haters gonna hate..

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                So Dylan and plod won't be backing up?
                 
              • brad

                brad Well-Known Member

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                A better attacking team would have beaten the raiders the other night. I watched it also with interest because we are playing them . The dogs were up by 10 with 25 to go and couldn't put them away , through stupid errors and woeful attack at that point of the game . Apart from moses m they showed absolute nothing at the backend when they had to step it up.
                 
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                • eaglebuzz

                  eaglebuzz Well-Known Member

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                  Remains to be seen whether walker will need a rest. NSW have a track record of under-utilising their bench utility.
                   
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                  • COMMANDER

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

                    Canberra have hit their straps just in time for Manly.
                     
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                    • Ralphie

                      Ralphie Well-Known Member Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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                      Never fear, TB will break out the selection dart board again, there will be no discussion!!!
                       
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                      • Mark from Brisbane

                        Mark from Brisbane Living the dream Premium Member

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                        The next four games are a worry, Raiders on fire, Panthers playing better currently, Titans , even they will be hard to beat followed by Cowgirls at home, impossible task.

                        Wonder how we'd all feel if it was EIGHT losses in a row ??

                        So if ever they are going to click, this is it!!
                         
                      • HappilyManly

                        HappilyManly MWTS Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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                      • maxta

                        maxta Well-Known Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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                        Raider will challenge the top 4 this year & really....can upset about any team - massive forwards who dominate the middle - fast attacking halves & speedy talented outside backs...simply lack consistency.
                        If Manly can beat them, it would be a massive scalp & just maybe trigger an outstanding second half to the season...but in truth....only 35% possible.
                         
                      • Ralphie

                        Ralphie Well-Known Member Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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                        The Faders will win this in a canter. They will be too big, too strong, too fast and more importantly too hungry. Our team hasn't looked hungry since June 2014 and there is absolutely nothing to suggest there is even a switch in existence to switch them on with.
                         
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