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Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by The Who, Jul 26, 2015.

  1. The Who

    The Who Well-Known Member Premium Member

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    Presumably all four of our injured players will be missing for the next game. Plus, Hasson can never been picked in the top 17 again. So, which five come in?
    Tom Turbo for Matai.
    Brenton Lawrence for Burgess.
    Jesse for T-Red.
    Dunny Loo for Soggy.
    Hodges for Hasson.
    I was also impressed with Vave in the NSW Cup. It was the first time I've seen him and, despite looking like George Rose' older brother, he showed skill and bent the line. Baker and Andrews also seemed to hold their own.
    Thoughts?
     
  2. pjayz

    pjayz Well-Known Member Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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    Personally I didn't see anything in Vave, Baker or Andrews to warrant selection; however, the players you nominated as replacements would be exactly who I'd pick (provided the injured guys are all out).
     
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    • Fluffy

      Fluffy Well-Known Member

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      MCK will play to cover symonds as he can move to the centers when we cop our usual backline injury
       
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      • Andrew..

        Andrew.. It's better to burn out, than to fade away. 2017 Tipping Competitor

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        I wasn't aware Matai wasn't playing next week !
         
      • Pittwater Legend

        Pittwater Legend Well-Known Member

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        Hiku for Matai
        Lui (if fit) for Symonds
        Lawrence for Burgess (massive improvement)
        Hodges or JSL will probably come in for Sao.

        And Hasson will retain his spot due to injuries, as he has all year.
         
      • manlywarringah

        manlywarringah Well-Known Member Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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        For mine:

        Horo for Symonds
        Lui for Sao
        Lawrence for Burgess (although he probably is still a bit underdone)

        Although we would all like to see the back of Hasson, having 3 forwards come down with injuries may mean he gets a reprieve. I hope not.

        I still wouldn't pick Hodges. He was terrible again v the cows. Let them off twice on their tryline with a terrible little kick (that I'm not sure anyone else expected) and another terrible pass that went to no one 5 metres out from their line.

        If Lui is fine to replace Sao, Jesse Sene Lafeo will hopefully take Hassons spot.

        If Lui is still out, we can put Sene Lafeo in for Sao but then it will come down to Hasson and Hodges for the last bench spot.
         
      • HoldenV8

        HoldenV8 Well-Known Member

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        Nothing has been said of Matai that I know of, but he knocked himself into the middle of next week. He might be ok to play against Brisbane but I would be inclined to give him the week off, play Hiku at left centre and Tom on the right wing.

        BJ for Burgess and JSL for T-Red is logical.

        Anyone for Hasson is a must. MCK has apparently been impressing lately and can play centre or back row. Lui might also be available.

        Horo for Sao. Ligi is one player I wish we were able to hold onto. Some Warriors fans on FB were complaining about his signing. They don't know the quality that they're getting.
         
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        • The Who

          The Who Well-Known Member Premium Member

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          Good to see the Manly Sea Eagles website is up to date with injury news. Here's what Round 20 news is on the site:
          Here is the latest on the injury news for NRL and NYC teams heading into Round 13
          NRL
          Rd 16 Casualty Ward

          Blake Leary (back) Rd 17
          Jamie Lyon (hamstring) Rd 18
          Brenton Lawrence (back) Rd 18
          Cheyse Blair (back) indefinite
          Jamie Buhrer (knee) season
          Clint Gutherson (knee) season

          NYC
          Luke Garner (ankle sprain) indefinite
           
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          • Clay

            Clay Well-Known Member

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            Didn't 2v say at the press conference that of if not for the concussion rule matai would of come back on. Unless something has changed I expect him to backup even though it looked pretty Nasty.

            I worry Lawrence is no longer NRL standard. Back injuries can be Nasty. I hope he gets back to full fitness for next year because of the reduced interchange and his ability to play long minutes
             
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            • Peter C

              Peter C Well-Known Member Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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              I wouldn't be surprised if Symonds plays this week, he seemed to be walking OK when I saw him at the airport, Burgess on the other hand was walking with the aid of crutches.
               
            • manlyfan76

              manlyfan76 Parra Trolls are the best. Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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              Symonds seems to cop a lot of knocks, he will be getting used to it and play.
               
            • Fluffy

              Fluffy Well-Known Member

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              Heard through the twiterspere Sao and Burgess ACL's and gone for the season
               
            • simon64

              simon64 Well-Known Member Premium Member

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              I hope MCK gets a run.

              Let's face it.....he couldn't possibly go any worse than Hasplod.
               
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              • Nordburg

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                Anyone else see the story written by Brad Walter of the SMH?Apart from the stock standard Tooves sacked part,there is a horrifying comment that should have everyone worried about where the Penns are taking the club.He says that Luke Burgess has been assured that he is not part of the clean out.Are they serious?Not sure if Brad Walter is part of the Zorba media gang but FFS I hope he's wrong.He should be no.1 on the list.If true it must be for 1 of 2 reasons.1)It's a "stick up Tooves"for disagreeing with Kelly when he signed him or 2) he's bait for a big push for Sam
                 
              • mickqld

                mickqld Sack Greenslime 2017 Tipping Competitor

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                If Luke Burgess is bait to lure Sam then all power to them. Imagine Jake Trbojevic and Sam Burgess uo front. Massive go forward.
                 
              • HappilyManly

                HappilyManly MWTS Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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                So we will never see Sao again :(
                The Warriors will be so strong next year
                 
              • Terry Zarsoff

                Terry Zarsoff Well-Known Member

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                It's a professionally run outfit these days. Rothfield & co told us so, when the Penn(y) punchers took control.
                 

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