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NSW Team - State of Origin 2

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by SeaEagle9413, Jun 13, 2016.

  1. SeaEagle9413

    SeaEagle9413 Forward Pass

    +482 /63
    NSW Blues

    1 Matt Moylan (Penrith Panthers)
    2 Blake Ferguson (Sydney Roosters)
    3 Michael Jennings (Parramatta Eels)
    4 Josh Morris (Canterbury Bulldogs)
    5 Josh Mansour (Penrith Panthers)
    6 James Maloney (Cronulla Sharks)
    7 Adam Reynolds (South Sydney Rabbitohs)
    8 Aaron Woods (Wests Tigers)
    9 Robbie Farah (Wests Tigers)
    10 James Tamou (North Queensland Cowboys)
    11 Wade Graham (Cronulla Sharks)
    12 Josh Jackson (Canterbury Bulldogs)
    13 Paul Gallen (c) (Cronulla Sharks)
    14 Dylan Walker (Manly Sea Eagles)
    15 Greg Bird (Gold Coast Titans)
    16 David Klemmer (Canterbury Bulldogs)
    17 Andrew Fifita (Cronulla Sharks)
    Bryce Cartwright (Penrith Panthers)
    Jack Bird (Cronulla Sharks)​
  2. wombatgc

    wombatgc Well-Known Member Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

    +4,512 /73
  3. Nordburg

    Nordburg Well-Known Member

    +1,472 /115
    Well if Bozo/Barrett don't pick Mateo now,they are really punishing him for not leaving at the end of last yr
  4. Rusty Cage

    Rusty Cage Active Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

    +393 /11
    Oh dear......
  5. Ranger

    Ranger Armchair Expert

    +694 /11
    I am glad they stuck with Walker after sending him up sh*t creek in game one. Hopefully he gets decent minutes and involvement this time.
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    • Waz13

      Waz13 Active Member

      +351 /9
      Yeah agree re Walker hope he gets more minutes at suncorp. Ten or 15 in each half if possible
      • Agree Agree x 1
      • Turbo

        Turbo Well-Known Member

        +1,565 /497
        Yes and don't bring him on as hooker bring him on as a roving player who actually gets the ball
      • tookey

        tookey Well-Known Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

        +5,796 /186
        Another $3k per minute for Walker. Easy money if you know the right people
      • Lord Eagleton

        Lord Eagleton Well-Known Member

        +1,482 /36
        NSW will lose by 20. At least
        • Agree Agree x 4
        • Mark from Brisbane

          Mark from Brisbane Living the dream Premium Member

          +19,665 /383
          I can feel a flogging coming up, game 1 is always tight , at Suncorp QLD will be unstoppable.

          Oh dear , another series done and dusted and game 3 a non event!!
          Last edited: Jun 14, 2016
        • The Who

          The Who Well-Known Member Premium Member

          +7,250 /173
          What is this Development Players wa*k?
          Is it like giving every kid a prize to stop hurt feelings?
          • Agree Agree x 1
          • NYEagle

            NYEagle Well-Known Member

            +1,400 /84
            Most importantly, I'm sure little rabbit Walker will be delighted he did enough in the Penrith trial to keep his spot in the blues squad. I'm sure he will be hoping for maximum minutes so he can make an impact for the team he loves!
            • Funny Funny x 1
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            • Crusher_Cleal

              Crusher_Cleal Well-Known Member

              +762 /21
              I would have gone with Tedesco at 1, one of Moylan/J.Bird/W.Graham to bench, Frizell for Cordner. Tell me that's not a better team.
              • Agree Agree x 1
              • Chip and Chase

                Chip and Chase True Supporter Staff Member Administrator Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

                +8,600 /80
                So same side except Graham in for Cordner. I like the idea of starting Gallen at 13. Gives us some good size and go forward right from the get go. I'm guessing Gallen will play close to 80 minutes.

                Can't believe Walker held his spot, we know he can only really make a fist of centre at club level so what is the attraction of him as a utility at the next level up ? I think Cartwright, or even J Bird are a much better option off the bench.

                Given we will probably have the same two refs then we will get a similar slow, grinding game as the first one. That's our only hope, improve our completions and bash them into submission
                • Agree Agree x 1
                • Fibro Eagle

                  Fibro Eagle Well-Known Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

                  +1,101 /44
                  Walker's selection of a utility does puzzle me Daley must think he needs back up for injury in the back's there are players already there that could fill that void Jackson ,Bird and Graham
                  It's SOS its tough and tight usually, i believe you get more go forward with a hard running forward coming on fresh then a player dancing around trying to find a hole
                • Kiwi Eagle

                  Kiwi Eagle Moderator Staff Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

                  +3,886 /65
                  I still don't understand the love for Jackson, solid NRL player but not much more than that

                  Wasn't any need for mass change, there was a goal in it 1st up
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                  • HoldenV8

                    HoldenV8 Well-Known Member

                    +10,520 /173
                    I'd say this is do or die for Laurie Daley. Lose and he may well lose the coaching job from next year.
                    • Optimistic Optimistic x 1
                    • HoldenV8

                      HoldenV8 Well-Known Member

                      +10,520 /173

                      Wade Graham out of Origin

                      BLUES debutant Wade Graham will not get the chance to play in the second game of the series after he was charged by the match review committee.

                      The second-rower received a grade one careless high tackle charge for his shot on Cowboys captain Johnathan Thurston in the Sharks’ narrow 13-10 win.

                      The charge itself doesn’t warrant a suspension but the 33 carry over points from a similar offense committed previously means Graham will miss the next game he plays which now happens to be Game Two.

                      Graham, who entered Blues camp today will more than likely fight the charge at the judiciary on Wednesday night.

                      If Graham is unsuccessful in his appeal Laurie Daley will have to choose a replacement between either veteran Beau Scott or barnstorming hole-runner Tyson Frizell.
                      • Informative Informative x 1
                      • CBreeagles

                        CBreeagles Well-Known Member

                        +1,478 /71
                        Hope Game 3 is a dead rubber, imagine how hard it'll be to sell the ANZ tickets, Greenberg will rage. I can see the rub of the green going NSW's way so it isn't a dead rubber.
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                        • Wombat Legacy

                          Wombat Legacy Well-Known Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

                          +2,772 /154
                          NSW by 4

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