Thompson at dummy half

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Unread post by happy tiger » Fri 09 May, 2014 11:16 pm

Who the hell saw that coming ??

I actually thought that Blair may have got a run for that 15-20 minutes myself

What did others think ??


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Unread post by Milky » Fri 09 May, 2014 11:33 pm

Went well IMO Luani didn't impress tonight..

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Unread post by tig_prmz » Fri 09 May, 2014 11:36 pm

his passing was sharp... did you see that pass straight from dummy half in our own 20 to lawrence? put him on the outside of his man with ease.

this guys keeps surprising me. his attitude on the field is amazing. always chasing and keeping the try scorer as far away from the posts.

one fault though.. that dummy is fooling NO ONE. every run he does, he dummies to no one. that milisecond is so useless.
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Unread post by Newtown » Fri 09 May, 2014 11:59 pm

If Farah needs to be rested during SOO Cherrington should be tried at hooker with Austin a reserve who would replace Cherrington late in the game.

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Unread post by Furious1 » Sat 10 May, 2014 6:12 am

He did well there. Unfortunately I don't think I see Luani ever being a regular first grade hooker.

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Unread post by Tigersman » Sat 10 May, 2014 7:10 am

Every time Luani passed the ball I thought it went forward......
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Unread post by TIGER » Sat 10 May, 2014 7:15 am

The enthusiasm and commitment he has shown every week has stood out like no one else this year, Blair isn't far behind him, these two can never be accused of not giving 110%.

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Unread post by larrycorowa » Sat 10 May, 2014 8:12 am

I thought we got a bit lost for a while when Luani went off but he warmed to the task. It is great to have such a versatile player, he will be a perfect bench option if they want to play Sirro in the backrow.

I wonder if he defended in the middle? Our right side (Lulia) looked lost from about the 30min mark. Although Lulia has looked generally lost and out of his depth all season.

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Unread post by formerguest » Sat 10 May, 2014 8:17 am

I think he played well there, trouble for me though was that it disrupted our defence too much and it was not just coincidence that the game changed at that point.

They carved us up through the right edge from the time he went to the middle and that silly no look flick by Sita sealed our fate.

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Unread post by Snake » Sat 10 May, 2014 8:33 am

Luani is lazy ,his passing is slow and miss directed he gets caught out with the speed of the game ...many times others had to fill in at dummy half as Luani was nowhere to be seen, another one of my why was he signed squad.

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Unread post by jirskyr » Sat 10 May, 2014 8:33 am

Luani's distribution is terrible. He can throw a mean long-distance pass sometimes, but his standard passes are often above shoulder or at feet. Look at how many times the pivots had to lean forward to pick up, or props like Woods catching the ball high.

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Unread post by Demps » Sat 10 May, 2014 9:31 am

Lulia is garbage.
Not sold on Luani yet either.

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Unread post by happy tiger » Sat 10 May, 2014 9:36 am

Best back up hooker we have is Austin , his passes are crisp and gives Brooks time to play off that

When Robbie plays SOO I would have him at 9 and Anasta at 6

He can get us playing direct with his speed from dummy half also

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