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by jirskyr
Mon 23 Apr, 2018 8:11 pm
Forum: Player Contract Rumours & Discussion
Topic: Signing Suggestions & Rumours THREAD..
Replies: 11189
Views: 773735

Re: Signing Suggestions & Rumours THREAD..

akpinareren1 wrote:
Sun 22 Apr, 2018 9:30 am
Where is the signing was coming that ink was telling us about
I believe it was entirely a sarcastic comment and not a real signing.
by jirskyr
Mon 23 Apr, 2018 8:10 pm
Forum: Round 7: Wests Tigers vs Newcastle Knights
Topic: Nofo Must Do His Time
Replies: 98
Views: 2947

Re: Nofo Must Do His Time

So are you telling me you should trust the system, but if there is a breakdown in the system, you should still trust it? It he stays on his man they would have still scored. When you're Nofa, you're damned if you do and damned if you don't. You have a point, if the system is for everyone to come in...
by jirskyr
Mon 23 Apr, 2018 9:43 am
Forum: Wests Tigers
Topic: Jason Clark
Replies: 28
Views: 1235

Re: Jason Clark

I would say we've already bought enough workman-type forwards, the club depth is evident already. If you are to spend the remaining funds, you want to add some more quality IMO. A guy like Marty Taupau or RFM would be good. Jason Clark would honestly spend half his career at Tigers in reserve grade ...
by jirskyr
Mon 23 Apr, 2018 9:42 am
Forum: Round 7: Wests Tigers vs Newcastle Knights
Topic: Nofo Must Do His Time
Replies: 98
Views: 2947

Re: Nofo Must Do His Time

He could have made different choices, but it seemed, as all wingers are taught, that he was simply following his half and centre inside him. Wingers are taught to stay on their man and trust the man inside to cover the space. Pretty stupid to trust the inside man to cover the space when they have a...
by jirskyr
Sun 22 Apr, 2018 10:30 pm
Forum: Round 7: Wests Tigers vs Newcastle Knights
Topic: Nofo Must Do His Time
Replies: 98
Views: 2947

Re: Nofo Must Do His Time

So I'd say in review: #1 Benji commits to the dummy, forces Marsters to come in on Ponga, Nofo burst out for Ross and Ponga picks it. Perhaps Nofo can stay out and let the cover take the centre. So I'd say Benji causes the main problem but Marsters and Nofo manage to take nobody, i.e. you need to b...
by jirskyr
Sun 22 Apr, 2018 10:22 pm
Forum: Wests Tigers
Topic: Reynolds commentating
Replies: 14
Views: 638

Re: Reynolds commentating

I'd rather a pro-Tigers person in the media commentating than some of the other idiots they've got going around. Reynolds is injured and so long as he does his rehab and trains, it is good for him to get this exposure, and as people have noted, quite possibly part of the TPAs involved in supplementi...
by jirskyr
Sun 22 Apr, 2018 1:33 pm
Forum: Wests Tigers
Topic: Eliajah
Replies: 39
Views: 1803

Re: Eliajah

Because he can make 50 tackles and stay on for 80 mins, HIAs notwithstanding. If we want to retain comp-leading defence which means multiple men into every tackle, good line speed and scramble for 80 mins, you need long-minutes backrowers who van mop up all game. That's why we started Rd1 with Taylo...
by jirskyr
Sun 22 Apr, 2018 12:42 pm
Forum: Player Contract Rumours & Discussion
Topic: WESTS TIGERS WANT ENGLISH CENTRE
Replies: 25
Views: 2423

Re: WESTS TIGERS WANT ENGLISH CENTRE

I can also remember another bloke called Gary Schofield who also was a pom and played in the centres when he first went to the tigers. If this bloke is half as good as him I would take him in a heartbeat. I was thinking the same thing about his time at Wests. The black pearl got the headlines, but ...
by jirskyr
Sun 22 Apr, 2018 12:33 pm
Forum: Round 7: Wests Tigers vs Newcastle Knights
Topic: Robbie Rochow hit on Buhrer
Replies: 11
Views: 688

Re: Robbie Rochow hit on Buhrer

What a hospital pass, Rochow was already on his way in before Guerra threw it telegraphed and high, poor Buhrer
by jirskyr
Sun 22 Apr, 2018 11:33 am
Forum: Round 7: Wests Tigers vs Newcastle Knights
Topic: Nofo Must Do His Time
Replies: 98
Views: 2947

Re: Nofo Must Do His Time

On this topic, surely Cleary will do his HW and make the right decision - he is obviously a good coach. If he keeps Nofo, we can understand he feels the D was a bigger-picture failure and will work on it with all players. If he drops Nofo, he would feel Nofo has failed at some key indicator. Being a...
by jirskyr
Sun 22 Apr, 2018 11:31 am
Forum: Round 7: Wests Tigers vs Newcastle Knights
Topic: Worst performance this season
Replies: 40
Views: 1140

Re: Worst performance this season

I was wondering what people thought about the defensive tactics last night? I noted in the Nofo thread that we seem to be sliding less than we were in the previous rounds? Certainly last night there was a lot of up-and-in defensive structure, perhaps purposefully against the Knights, but it wasn't w...
by jirskyr
Sat 21 Apr, 2018 11:25 pm
Forum: Round 7: Wests Tigers vs Newcastle Knights
Topic: Nofo Must Do His Time
Replies: 98
Views: 2947

Re: Nofo Must Do His Time

So I'd say in review: #1 Benji commits to the dummy, forces Marsters to come in on Ponga, Nofo burst out for Ross and Ponga picks it. Perhaps Nofo can stay out and let the cover take the centre. So I'd say Benji causes the main problem but Marsters and Nofo manage to take nobody, i.e. you need to be...
by jirskyr
Sat 21 Apr, 2018 11:16 pm
Forum: Round 7: Wests Tigers vs Newcastle Knights
Topic: Nofo Must Do His Time
Replies: 98
Views: 2947

Re: Nofo Must Do His Time

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by jirskyr
Sat 21 Apr, 2018 11:15 pm
Forum: Round 7: Wests Tigers vs Newcastle Knights
Topic: Nofo Must Do His Time
Replies: 98
Views: 2947

Re: Nofo Must Do His Time

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by jirskyr
Sat 21 Apr, 2018 11:08 pm
Forum: Round 7: Wests Tigers vs Newcastle Knights
Topic: Nofo Must Do His Time
Replies: 98
Views: 2947

Re: Nofo Must Do His Time

Let's have a look at these tries then, rather than trying to remember.

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by jirskyr
Sat 21 Apr, 2018 11:03 pm
Forum: Round 7: Wests Tigers vs Newcastle Knights
Topic: Live game thread: Contains spoilers
Replies: 702
Views: 3388

Re: Live game thread: Contains spoilers

Tough one to call. I thought the Knights were the better side, yet we did fight really well in second half to overcome the deficit quite rapidly and take the lead. We failed to hold onto the lead because our middle and RHS weren't tight enough. Really you won't win many games with 50 MTs and that wa...
by jirskyr
Sat 21 Apr, 2018 10:52 pm
Forum: National Rugby League
Topic: HIA
Replies: 8
Views: 247

Re: HIA

If you do any of that stuff you'd need an independent doctor for all head assessments and management.

I do agree it's becoming more and more of an issue, if you collect a bloke and force him off, you go on report perhaps but the ongoing match you are advantaged if he cannot return.
by jirskyr
Sat 21 Apr, 2018 10:51 pm
Forum: Round 7: Wests Tigers vs Newcastle Knights
Topic: Reading our own press
Replies: 15
Views: 408

Re: Reading our own press

Honestly no I don't think the side are ahead of themselves. You just can't keep up the intensity we've had for every game in 24 rounds, just not possible. Winning 5/6 is terrific; dropping a game by 2 pts and not playing well is inevitable... the upside is we only lost by 2 and were in the game the ...