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Poor Dylan Walker!

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by SeaEagle9413, May 31, 2016.

  1. SeaEagle9413

    SeaEagle9413 Forward Pass

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    Poor Walker has to play origin tomorrow in Sydney and then travel down to Canberra to play the Raiders. 2 games in 3 days, plus all that travel! Barrett just released our team to play this round, and Walker is there.

    I think we should give him a rest this week.

    Thoughts?
     
  2. yokahontas

    yokahontas Well-Known Member

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    Maybe not as much of an issue as you'd think; most years, the players who back up from Origin say they'd rather play on the Friday night - still riding the adrenaline and the soreness hasn't properly set in yet. They reckon backing up on the Sunday or Monday is much harder.
     
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    • KeithSheldon

      KeithSheldon Well-Known Member

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      I think he will get like, 5 minutes in SoO. It shouldn't be too bad.
       
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      • Shoe1

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        I think no big deal backing up if he only makes a bit of a cameo for Nsw off the bench.
         
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        • Mals

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          Surely it would be tougher on old man Myles? Expected to play decent minutes in the middle on Wednesday night then back up as a starting prop on Friday. I hope Barrett is taking the p!ss with this selection.
           
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          • Ryan

            Ryan Well-Known Member

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            Given the team named, may as well rest him. Screw it.
             
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            • R3

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              I wouldn't be fussed whether Myles backs up or not, truly.
              As for Walker, he might be lucky to get 5 mins, so he might be fresh as a daisy.
              Does anyone remember how long Buhrer and DCE got in their debuts?
              I thought Jaime ran on at the 77th minute or there abouts and was it DCE's origin or Aus debut that he sat on the bench the whole game?
               
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              • wombatgc

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                Aus debut.
                Just our luck Inglis will hammer Morris in the first five and he'll get stretchered off and Walker will play the rest. If he does I hope he smashes Inglis!
                 
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                • Clint

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                  I know it normally takes me a couple of days to recover. It's not normally til about Wednesday that I've recovered from Monday night touch footy.
                   
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                  • Loobs

                    Loobs I am not really Scott Penn Premium Member

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                    The travel will be a killer. What is it? A 3 hour drive? Farkkkkkkk
                     
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                    • Shoe1

                      Shoe1 Well-Known Member

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                      Jeez how many Monday nights have you got this year? Bloody Greenberg.
                       
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                      • brad

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                        When i was 19 i drove 400 k round trip to work for 3 months . Im sure dylan will be ok to fly to Canberra.
                         
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                        • deanm

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                          But Brad, you didn't have to sit on a bench for 78 minutes & get paid about $20K , mate these blokes have it tough........
                           
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                          • globaleagle

                            globaleagle Où est mon chapeau Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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                            If he's tired he can always try passing the ball instead of hogging it!
                             
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                            • double hoops

                              double hoops Well-Known Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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                              Lol. Bozo. As a selector he must have the worst track record in origin.
                               
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                              • swoop

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                                At least Walker will be fresh to play Friday, but seriously what was the point of picking him in the SOO side to play the last 10 minutes. ****ing joke whoever selected him.
                                 
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                                • TerryRandall

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                                  He still managed to look out of form in the 10 minutes he was on
                                   
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                                  • Shoe1

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                                    Did they even train to use him as a fresh X factor player? No one passed to him. His only run was from dummy half. He was basically out there defending in the middle. Absurd garbage from the coach.
                                     
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                                    • Mark from Brisbane

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                                      No problem him being fresh, he made about two tackles and otherwise hardly touched the ball, stupid selection, although I suppose had there been an injury to a back!!
                                       
                                    • JenEagle

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                                      Stupidest selection since Jamie Buhrer. Pick these blokes out of position, give them them ten mins at the end with the game in the line. Watch them make a mistake then drop them
                                       
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