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Sea Eagles V Broncos Preliminary final

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by Ceagle, Sep 18, 2011.

  1. Ceagle

    Ceagle Well-Known Member

    +252 /4
    The key to this game is winning possession. The Broncos in previous games have dominated possession thanks to the refs. When they defeated us in round 26 they had 56% possession, and they only beat us by 8 when we were understrength. If the Possession is equal I reckon we will get them easy.

    Us by 12.
  2. torana355

    torana355 Well-Known Member Premium Member

    +2,093 /36
    Yes that is what they do so well, they starve you of possession. Locky is the man that controls the game for them which is why we beat them in our first club game when he was out. The thing is he is very good under pressure so running people at him is not that effective. That means this game will be won with our go forward and individual brilliance. We also have the advantage of playing in Sydney so they no longer have 50k fans getting them BS Penalties.

    I think we would have beat them in our last game even without Foran and Snake if we had a better defensive winger then Oldfield playing. I feel much more confident with Hoppa and Robbo on the wings and even more confident now that Foran and Snake are back in the side for this rematch. I think if Trex has a big game we will win by 13+, he is our x factor!
  3. Ceagle

    Ceagle Well-Known Member

    +252 /4
    We have to hold onto the ball at all costs, and not give away too many penalties. We have to keep them on the back foot and force them to play in their half.[hr]
    Expected lineups

    1. Brett Stewart
    2. Michael Robertson
    3. Jamie Lyon
    4. Steve Matai
    5. William Hopoate
    6. Kieran Foran
    7. Daly Cherry-Evans
    8. Joe Galuvao
    9. Matt Ballin
    10. Brent Kite
    11. Anthony Watmough
    12. Tony Williams
    13. Shane Rodney

    Interchange: 14. Tim Robinson 15. Jamie Buhrer 16. George Rose 17. Vic Mauro

    1. Gerard Beale
    2. Dale Copley
    3. Jack Reed
    4. Justin Hodges
    5. Jharal Yow Yeh
    6. Darren Lockyer (c)/ Corey Norman
    7. Peter Wallace
    8. Josh McGuire
    9. Andrew McCullough
    10. Ben Hannant
    11. Alex Glenn
    12. Sam Thaiday
    13. Corey Parker

    Interchange: 14. Matt Gillett 15. Ben Hunt 16. Scott Anderson 17. Ben T'eo

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