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Watmough and T-REX

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by swoop, Jun 4, 2011.

  1. swoop

    swoop Well-Known Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

    +1,543 /26
    I've been critical of both these players but tonight they were great. Watmough has knuckled down since the last incident and is playing the type of football that won him a SOO spot. Rex was very good tonight and is getting better, some nice hitups and good defence.

    A great team effort.

    The whole team is starting to click although we got a little ragged towards the end of the game. This team will go close to winning the premiership.
  2. torana355

    torana355 Well-Known Member Premium Member

    +2,094 /36
    T-Rex was in everything!!! Choc was great, Gift was awesome, King was great, Joe was great and George was sensational. :)
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    • chrisos

      chrisos Active Member

      +62 /19
      YEs i agree,both went well,t rex is a damaging ball runner and most of the time bumpss off the first defender,and he defended well tonight,sorta just bear hugged the player he was tackling and slammed them to the ground,very good win.
    • swoop

      swoop Well-Known Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

      +1,543 /26
      How good was our defence? They barely made 30 metres in a set.
    • Rex

      Rex Well-Known Member

      +2,376 /60
      Spot on swoop. That was the most pleasing aspect of the whole game, and there were plenty. The number of times they drove the ball-runner backwards was simply outstanding. Awesome!
    • firechild

      firechild Active Member

      +65 /0
      Only 2 dogs players made more than 100m, the highest being 117m by Andrew Ryan, in contrast 7 Manly players made more than 100m and 3 made more than 150m, no surprises that Hopoate again topped the tally with 167m.
    • Captain of the Gate

      Captain of the Gate Active Member

      +33 /0
      I have to agree I've been critical of T-Rex, in large part as I always thought he could do better and felt he has been wasting his ability. Tonight could not have been any further from that statement. He did some great work tonight. He finally starting taking regular hit ups and they were damaging and set a great platform. He was great in attack and I was happy with the defense. I've always been anti him because I thought he would be one of those guys that never lives up to expectation, but if we see the T-rex we saw tonight and he uses that as a base to build from then it will be fantastic for the club. I'm very happy to see him living up to that potential and hype, lets see more of it.
    • Jado

      Jado Member

      +23 /0
      Exactly.....well said

      and often drove their forwards backwards. 3 and 4 in a tackle.
    • mickqld

      mickqld Sack Greenslime 2017 Tipping Competitor

      +5,250 /109
      T Rex as starting 2nd rower and playing damaging football like that will be simply sensational for us. The meters that King and Rose got early for us laid the platform for a brilliant win tonight. Our forwards stack up against any team now. Cannot wait to see us smash that fagons pack.
    • OneEyedEagle

      OneEyedEagle Well-Known Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

      +345 /5
      They really put in 80mins of football this week, it was great to watch.

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