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Williams or Bani

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by The Wheel, May 31, 2008.

  1. The Wheel

    The Wheel Well-Known Member

    +2,757 /88
    Williams has really impressed since he came into the side, great last night especially.

    Bani must be getting close to a return, does he come straight back in or Williams keeps his spot??
  2. Berkeley_Eagle

    Berkeley_Eagle Current Status: 24/7 Manly Fan

    +2,125 /14
    Now that is a tough question for Des, I like em both

    maybe a match race to see who is quickest LOL
  3. Jethro

    Jethro This space is for rent Staff Member Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

    +2,307 /13
    From what I've seen, Williams shows a lot of enthusiasm & has also impressed me with his game Whilst in the top grade. It's going to be a tough decision for Des when the time comes.
  4. Chip and Chase

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

    +8,599 /80
    He'll stick with Bani for sure as we all know he isn't big on changing personnel unless injury forces his hand. When was the last time he dropped someone because of bad form ?
  5. Kiwi Eagle

    Kiwi Eagle Moderator Staff Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

    +3,886 /65
    Bani for me, but am becoming a big fan of Williams. Unfortnately, unlike Ryan, i don't see either as a centre yet either
  6. ants

    ants Active Member

    +12 /1
    Must admit haven't seen last nights game yet, but like other posters have been impressed with Williams.

    Could either of them fill in the 6 jersey, from what others have seen???
  7. ManlyBacker

    ManlyBacker Winging it Staff Member

    +972 /7
    They both have great speed to burn and have been terrific finds for us. Williams seem to throw himself without any thought of preservation into a game and you have to respect that, and Bani has been great and his defensive reads have been good. Glad I don't have to make the decision.
  8. willstyles

    willstyles Active Member

    +4 /0
    Bani will keep his spot, and rightly so - he was very good last year and offers more in attack. But Williams has proved to be fantastic back-up and has stamped himself as a reliable first grader whenever called upon.

    Anyway, nobody knows how long Bani is out for so Williams' spot is assured until Manly can be confident Bani's fitness is up to scratch.
  9. Canteen Worker

    Canteen Worker Well-Known Member

    +215 /5
    Both are more than handy players. Bani has that extra bit of pace in my view. Great problem to have.

    Don't forget that Snake has a few more Origin games and so Robbo is likely to be fullback and therefore Bani and Williams may both get a run.
  10. Jatz Crackers

    Jatz Crackers Moderator Staff Member

    +1,476 /8
    Like everyone says, this is difficult to pick. different players.

    Bani has the edge in speed, defence and seems unflustered in any situation.

    Williams seems to have edge in determined runs, x factor in attack and tackle breaks.

    I agree that Des will stick with Bani when he is back though.
  11. Fluffy

    Fluffy Well-Known Member

    +5,623 /204
    will Bani be back this season?

    Last i heard was he is trying some drugs to clear the clot and that will take 6-8 weeks, if it doesnt work then its surgery and the season
  12. deadlyeagle

    deadlyeagle Member

    +11 /0
    And i was worried if we  had capable back-up after C.HIcks, now we have 2 capable 1st graders in the form of Bani and WIlliams. Nice Recruiting.

    But on the topic Bani will IMO and deservedly so will remain in the 1st grade, he is very safe under the high ball and has all the qualities of a genuine winger.

    But having said that Williams will have time to push his case further will Bani being out for a while after his ankle injury / Clot in ankle which will take time to heal.
  13. Ryan

    Ryan Well-Known Member

    +9,387 /402
    I still reckon Bani will eventually move closer to the middle and become a centre guys - he's got the goods IMO.
  14. KaZa

    KaZa Well-Known Member

    +327 /22
    I think Bani is a better finisher and better in the air defusing bombs. Bani for mine.

    Good back up if one of the top 4 are out though.

    Shame the depth isnt there in the halves though
  15. Nutzcraw

    Nutzcraw Active Member

    +4 /0
  16. byso

    byso Well-Known Member

    +85 /0
    Bani even though Williams is going well.

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