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NSW Blues Team SOO 1

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by Eagles2nv, May 26, 2013.

  1. Eagles2nv

    Eagles2nv New Team, New Beginnings 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    NSW TEAM FOR ORIGIN I as announced:

    Jarryd Hayne
    Brett Morris
    Michael Jennings
    Josh Morris
    Blake Ferguson
    James Maloney
    Mitchell Pearce
    Paul Gallen (c)
    Robbie Farah (vc)
    James Tamou
    Ryan Hoffman
    Luke Lewis
    Greg Bird.

    Interchange:
    Andrew Fifita
    Kurt Gidley
    Trent Merrin
    Anthony Watmough

    Congrats to Choc. He deserves a spot.

    Cant believe they picked gidley... again. Has he ever done anything postitive
     
  2. KOMORI

    KOMORI Born and bred an Eagle

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    Kurt Gidley. Jesus.
     
  3. Dan

    Dan Administrator Staff Member Administrator 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    ****ing gidley again. Who does he have photos of, doimg what, with which goat? Dead ****ing set
     
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    • Eagles2nv

      Eagles2nv New Team, New Beginnings 2016 Tipping Competitor

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      No T Grant. Did he just get cheaper ;)
       
    • Kiwi Eagle

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      Gidley is the perfect utility man, will always be picked and his game for Newcastle today in a beaten side showed that, was all over the park and played well

      Tim Grant is extremely unlucky, and Carney is easily a better player than Maloney and he is in form as well so that selection is a blunder for me
       
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      No.
       
    • MWSE

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      Yes. Today showed why Gidley should be picked.

      If either of the halves are having a shocker he can come in and replace them during the game. His goal kicking is great too, even though Maloney has a good conversion on him.

      If NSW can kick and find the turf we can win and win well. Kicking game is key.
       
    • Dan

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      He is a jack of all trades and a master of none. Hw may be a utility but hebhas dons nothibg forr us for years. It is about time we went in a new direction
       
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        By that token plenty of other players who have been picked have "done nothing" for us.
         
      • Ralphie

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        Gidley is a useless turd. His selection will ensure Qld win their 8th in a row.
         
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          Sure but he is number one of the completely useless at origin crew. Kind of like cliffy
           
        • dowdz

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          I would of gone with Sutton over Gidley.
           
        • silver

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          People say Gidley is crap, so what does that make Mitchell Pearce? He has hot to be the worst Origin hoax I have ever seen. About as useful as a chocolate teapot!
           
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          Silver have you forgotten kimmorley, mullen and wallace?

          Also watmough is ot an impact off the bench player. Play him for 80 or you are wasting everybodies time
           
        • silver

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          Dan, I haven't forgotten them. IMO Pearce makes Kimmorley look like the next immortal.
          The guy is useless. The only time the roosters have done well with Pearce at half has been when they've had a quality 5/8. Ie Carney or Maloney.
          Agree with your thoughts on Choc. Wasted as a bench player and I think Gant should have been prop with Gallen in the second row.
           
        • Pittwater Legend

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          Bull****. Choc is the only forward in the team who is worthy of the nickname Army Of One yet gets picked as # 17. Bull****.
           
        • swoop

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          Another series win for QLD. **** me, why did they pick Gallen at prop. You can't tell me there's not one other NSW prop to fill a starting spot.

          Hoffman has been shown to be a pussy in origin, much the same way as Creagh.

          Daley is a pretender as coach and I'd put Stuart in the same category.
           
        • the mauler

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          Choc has been the best forward in the NRL this season. To be overlooked in starting line up for Hoffman is an absolute disgrace. You can kiss the Origin series goodbye with selections like that.
           
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          • Kiwi Eagle

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            The best I have seen Gidley play in Origin was 2011 when he came off the bench to play 15mins of hooker, he is quite sharp out of dummy half and made a difference and that's really the only role I would want him playing

            Pearce is the best option by a mile for NSW and doesnt play as bad as gets made out at times, plenty of experience now for a 24yo so would want him stepping up a notch this year

            Choc is proven at being dynamite coming on after 20 and tearing a tired pack apart so can understand why they have gone that way. I agree with others about Hoffman not being up to Origin, but in City v Country he had a blinder

            I don't really get the Daley hate, at least give the bloke a crack before ripping him to pieces.
             
          • Ralphie

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            No question there are some crazy selections in there. I am becoming convinced the problem for NSW is more with their coach selections than anything else. It is utterly bizarre to pick a lock as a prop and leave out guys like Grant. Gidley is just beyond my comprehension and Choc on the bench for Hoffman just beggers belief.

            Daley is clearly thinking with his nose.
             
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