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Matai: it's time to get tougher

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by ManlyBacker, Aug 4, 2011.

  1. ManlyBacker

    ManlyBacker Winging it Staff Member

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    THE Sea Eagles’ shock loss to the Wests Tigers last Friday did not sit well with star centre Steve Matai.


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  2. DSM5

    DSM5 Well-Known Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Good to read. Defense was poor in the second half last week and it's good to read that the players felt it too. No excuses.
     
  3. Brookvale

    Brookvale Well-Known Member

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    With steve, T Rex and the forwards get ready for some bone crunching tackles.
     
  4. silvertail

    silvertail Well-Known Member

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    Great article. Music to my ears.
     
  5. Stevo

    Stevo Well-Known Member

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    I just hope he doesn't try to kill anyone!
     
  6. bones

    bones Bones Knows Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    As long as he kills them in a legal hit I'd be happy with it.
     
  7. Stevo

    Stevo Well-Known Member

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    Come to think of it...............
     
  8. zabble

    zabble Active Member

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    This is a worry...we need to be playing smarter, not tougher.

    No point trying to bash the opposition into submission if it takes all the juice out of the tank and leaves us flat at the back end of games.

    Don't get me wrong, physical dominance is necessary, but we have to score points off the back of it.

    Our execution in attack needs to improve, not our ability to smash the opposition. We already do that better than most.
     
  9. wombatgc

    wombatgc Well-Known Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Smash'em all Stevie!!:p
     
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    • nodd

      nodd Well-Known Member

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      Wrong.

      We definately need to play tougher. We have not been smashing the opposition lately and that is why our attack is suffering.
       
    • R3

      R3 Bird gang affiliate

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      Your actually Both right.
      We need to player harder AND smarter..
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      Harder Better Faster Stronger...



      :)
       
    • Jatz Crackers

      Jatz Crackers Moderator Staff Member

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      Your all wrong. We need to play faster and tougher and smarter.
       
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      • nodd

        nodd Well-Known Member

        hiding from the kids
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        And give 110% ;)
         
      • Jatz Crackers

        Jatz Crackers Moderator Staff Member

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        By taking it one week at a time and doing it for the boyz.
         
      • Darren

        Darren Well-Known Member

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        Go Stevie baby, get back to that earlier form and we will smash the Chooks!
         
      • SeaEagleRock8

        SeaEagleRock8 Sea Eagle Lach Staff Member Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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        Maybe 10 years ago. Nowadays to win in NRL it has to be at least 115% effort.
         
      • Jatz Crackers

        Jatz Crackers Moderator Staff Member

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        Inflationary GST.
         
      • The Eagle

        The Eagle Well-Known Member

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        It would be 121%....GST amateurs, typical lifelong lib voter
         

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