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Will Chisholm get his chance?

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by The Who, Jul 9, 2013.

  1. The Who

    The Who Well-Known Member Premium Member

    +7,256 /173
    I hope so. I'd like to see if he is up to NRL standard. Plus, I think it is a good idea replacing a halfback with another halfback rather than re-arranging the backline and using Foran, Lyon and Hiku out of position.
    However, I get the feeling that Tooves will stick to the conservative Hasler-like selection policy and re-arrange rather than blood Chisholm.
  2. bones

    bones Bones Knows

    +9,037 /102
    I'd prefer to see Buhrer move to 6, Foran to 7 and give Chee Kam a run. It's forwards we are short on ATM so I'd like to see Tooves give the young forwards some experience.
  3. Fluffy

    Fluffy Well-Known Member

    +5,631 /205
    If we are short on forwards why would you move another forward out of the pack and into the halves meaning 1 more forward needs replacing? Crazy.

    Chisolm should come in but if you want to stay conservative then play Lyon at 5/8 and bring in a back that way.
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    • Masked Eagle

      Masked Eagle Well-Known Member

      +976 /0
      Tooves can go plenty of ways when the team is announced today. Although I wouldn't put any money on it that how the team is announced is how it will line up at kick off.
    • Chip and Chase

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

      +8,608 /80
      I feel Tooves will continue the long tradition set by Des Hasler of playing backrowers at 5/8. Foran to half and Buhrer to 6.

      He is already on the list of 6 wearing backrowers - Beaver, Harris, Willo, Bailey, Buhrer. I even think that Choc got named at 5/8 in one game way back.
    • MK Eagle

      MK Eagle Well-Known Member

      +247 /0
      Yeh most likely Lyon to 5/8.
      Chisolm can attack & may be good as that interchange at 9 late in each half but his defence needs work.
      Suprised if Tooves picks him purely on this factor.
      Exciting to have a few new players get a chance in the top grade, more likely will stick with Gower who is reliable on the bench.
    • Frank

      Frank Well-Known Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

      +1,453 /27
      Agree that it's the forwards that we need to replenish. I would love to see Chee Kam get a run. Any news on how he has been playing?
    • Fluffy

      Fluffy Well-Known Member

      +5,631 /205
      yes, read NSW cup threads
    • mickqld

      mickqld Sack Greenslime 2017 Tipping Competitor

      +5,250 /109
      Chee-Kam has hardly played all year. He's had 2 long layoffs with injury I really doubt he's up to an NRL debut at this point. I hope Sao gets a go, plus Fa'aoso back should cover for Rose and Tom.
    • HappilyManly

      HappilyManly MWTS Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

      +19,032 /367
      Chee Kam is way off from NRL standards.

      Ligi is a large Matai with better anger management skils ;)

      Chiz should get a go and all the regulars keep their positions to enable the newbies to click into our structures :idea:

      Gorgeous George should be OK as should Gifty.:angel:

      Can't wait for the warmth of NQL :)
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      • The Who

        The Who Well-Known Member Premium Member

        +7,256 /173
        Love the description of Ligi!
      • Dee Why Eagle

        Dee Why Eagle Well-Known Member

        +480 /5
        yep, but that's where choc played his junior footy
      • Supernintendo Chalmers

        Supernintendo Chalmers Well-Known Member

        +843 /9
        Hiku at #7
      • castle eagle

        castle eagle Well-Known Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

        +1,035 /9
        last night at the game i was reading 'the swoop' magazine handed out at the gates & in an interview with donny he mentioned that they have had to work hard with m.c.k.
        sounded similar to what they said re tony williams when he arrived at brookie.
      • Fairy Bower

        Fairy Bower Active Member

        +33 /0
        Chisholm picked for NSW Cup. Heard Hiku will play 6 for NRL.

        1. Clint Gutherson
        2. Ben Farrar
        3. Jacob Gagan
        4. Troy Savage
        5. Jackson Williams
        6. Dane Chisholm
        7. Zac Nicholls
        8. David Gower
        9. Liam Higgins
        10. Jesse Sene-Lefao
        11. Kayse Greer
        12. Nick Skinner
        13. Dylan Strickland

        15. Ben Musolino
        16. Justin Lemalu
        17. Michael Chee Kam
        18. Jake Trbojevic
        19. Justin Lemalu
      • StuBoot

        StuBoot Well-Known Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

        +1,065 /9
        History says he's not.

        Only 1 first grade appearance in three and half years with three different clubs.

        Some guys just don't quite get there and it's not like he's absolutely killing them in reggies. If he was they wouldn't be playing a 17 yo at halfback instead of him, would they?

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