Liolevave to make first-grade debut

bp tiger
Member
Member
Posts: 2501
Joined: Sun 19 Jun, 2011 6:35 pm

Re: Liolevave to make first-grade debut

Post by bp tiger » Fri 27 Mar, 2015 1:04 pm

AmericanHistoryX wrote:
Geo. wrote:Not a fan of moving Taupau to starting Prop...he is not a grunt work style of player he is an impact Man... in the games he's started there he has been largely ineffective last year much prefer him to retain the Lock position where he can play in the middle or wider as the case may be both sides of the field ...Would start Ava...whoever does though needs to play more minutes than they usually do...
injuries have struck us again - we have possibly little choice. Reshuffle

Posted using RoarFEED Android 1.2.3
SO MUCH FOR THE HIGH PERFORMANCE TEAM.


User avatar
AmericanHistoryX
Member
Member
Posts: 7181
Joined: Sat 11 Jul, 2009 11:15 am
Location: Ho Chi Min City

Post by AmericanHistoryX » Fri 27 Mar, 2015 1:13 pm

& dont get us started on discipline. Thats gone out the window -

Posted using RoarFEED Android 1.2.3
Clouds of Dust, Buckets of Blood

Image
"They overcame the impossible by doing the unthinkable"

Jay
Member
Member
Posts: 326
Joined: Mon 31 May, 2010 10:28 am

Post by Jay » Fri 27 Mar, 2015 1:47 pm

In an ideal world you wouldn't move Taupau to front row, but I think for this game it's clear it's the best option. Without Woods, you really need the size of Taupau. He needs to fill in and do lots of hit ups, lots and lots of metres. Work in the middle. There is no one else big enough, IMO.

alexaki
Member
Member
Posts: 5017
Joined: Sat 11 Jul, 2009 4:21 pm

Post by alexaki » Fri 27 Mar, 2015 1:55 pm

bp tiger wrote:
AmericanHistoryX wrote:
Geo. wrote:Not a fan of moving Taupau to starting Prop...he is not a grunt work style of player he is an impact Man... in the games he's started there he has been largely ineffective last year much prefer him to retain the Lock position where he can play in the middle or wider as the case may be both sides of the field ...Would start Ava...whoever does though needs to play more minutes than they usually do...
injuries have struck us again - we have possibly little choice. Reshuffle

Posted using RoarFEED Android 1.2.3
SO MUCH FOR THE HIGH PERFORMANCE TEAM.
You honestly expected the team to go 26 rounds WITHOUT injury?.....

User avatar
simonthetiger
Member
Member
Posts: 3396
Joined: Fri 10 Jul, 2009 9:12 pm

Post by simonthetiger » Fri 27 Mar, 2015 1:57 pm

Jay wrote:In an ideal world you wouldn't move Taupau to front row, but I think for this game it's clear it's the best option. Without Woods, you really need the size of Taupau. He needs to fill in and do lots of hit ups, lots and lots of metres. Work in the middle. There is no one else big enough, IMO.

IMO its a no brainer...without Lodge and Woods Taupau is the only other big bopper we got...

and that leaves Ava and Bichanan on the bench.

He cold start with Ava and leave Taupau at lock but then our bench looks weak!


king sirro
Member
Member
Posts: 5786
Joined: Sun 12 Jul, 2009 9:39 am

Post by king sirro » Fri 27 Mar, 2015 3:25 pm

For me it's a no to moving Taupau. He's paying in the middle anyway so we are getting what we need from him, so moving him and bringing in a smaller lock in is just like replacing Woods with a lock.

I would move Sue in tight for this game. It's not ideal but it never is when you have injuries.

Akaoula to start on the right, Sue to bench front rower and Ava starting.

Shouldn't have let Brown go

8.Ava
9.Farah
10.Galloway
11.Akaoula
12 Sironen
13.Taupau

14.Sue
15.Buchanen
16.Lamar
17.Santi
LAUGH NOW CRY LATER--JS

User avatar
simonthetiger
Member
Member
Posts: 3396
Joined: Fri 10 Jul, 2009 9:12 pm

Post by simonthetiger » Fri 27 Mar, 2015 3:30 pm

So u have Akoula defending next to Moses instead of Sue.....MADNESS!!

User avatar
pHyR3
Member
Member
Posts: 5048
Joined: Tue 12 Feb, 2013 7:11 pm

Post by pHyR3 » Fri 27 Mar, 2015 3:43 pm

bp tiger wrote:
AmericanHistoryX wrote:
Geo. wrote:Not a fan of moving Taupau to starting Prop...he is not a grunt work style of player he is an impact Man... in the games he's started there he has been largely ineffective last year much prefer him to retain the Lock position where he can play in the middle or wider as the case may be both sides of the field ...Would start Ava...whoever does though needs to play more minutes than they usually do...
injuries have struck us again - we have possibly little choice. Reshuffle

Posted using RoarFEED Android 1.2.3
SO MUCH FOR THE HIGH PERFORMANCE TEAM.
:roll:

gotta love our fan base. 1 or 2 injuries after a brutal game and we're already laying into the staff.

we're 2 wins and 1 loss against a team that hasnt been beaten in 200 days...jeez louise.

if we have injuries this year worse than the last two, then you can talk. last year we had 2nd rowers on the wings, cory paterson played a couple out there which is beyond ridiculous.
''Everybody talks about their four brothers, we have 17 here so we don't really care about them."

User avatar
Spartan117
Member
Member
Posts: 5975
Joined: Wed 07 Oct, 2009 4:22 pm
Location: Picnic Point, Sydney

Post by Spartan117 » Fri 27 Mar, 2015 3:45 pm

Bench Looking underdone,

Coupled with youngish halves.... think we may struggle a bit tonight.

Good luck to My team tonight, Im in your corner

king sirro
Member
Member
Posts: 5786
Joined: Sun 12 Jul, 2009 9:39 am

Post by king sirro » Fri 27 Mar, 2015 7:12 pm

simonthetiger wrote:So u have Akoula defending next to Moses instead of Sue.....MADNESS!!
I don't think it's madness to have faith in Moses defence. Doesn't matter who is next to him he will still make the tackles he has been making.
LAUGH NOW CRY LATER--JS

magpiecol
Member
Member
Posts: 3216
Joined: Mon 13 Jul, 2009 3:02 pm

Post by magpiecol » Fri 27 Mar, 2015 7:38 pm

bp tiger wrote:
AmericanHistoryX wrote:
Geo. wrote:Not a fan of moving Taupau to starting Prop...he is not a grunt work style of player he is an impact Man... in the games he's started there he has been largely ineffective last year much prefer him to retain the Lock position where he can play in the middle or wider as the case may be both sides of the field ...Would start Ava...whoever does though needs to play more minutes than they usually do...
injuries have struck us again - we have possibly little choice. Reshuffle

Posted using RoarFEED Android 1.2.3
SO MUCH FOR THE HIGH PERFORMANCE TEAM.
How many have we out? Is it 3,4,5?

As far as I am aware, we have ONE out because of injury and one on suspension.

Hardly wrist slitting time.

Lodge does not come into this equation as he may have been injured on his big night out.

magpiecol
Member
Member
Posts: 3216
Joined: Mon 13 Jul, 2009 3:02 pm

Post by magpiecol » Fri 27 Mar, 2015 7:38 pm

bp tiger wrote:
AmericanHistoryX wrote:
Geo. wrote:Not a fan of moving Taupau to starting Prop...he is not a grunt work style of player he is an impact Man... in the games he's started there he has been largely ineffective last year much prefer him to retain the Lock position where he can play in the middle or wider as the case may be both sides of the field ...Would start Ava...whoever does though needs to play more minutes than they usually do...
injuries have struck us again - we have possibly little choice. Reshuffle

Posted using RoarFEED Android 1.2.3
SO MUCH FOR THE HIGH PERFORMANCE TEAM.
How many have we out? Is it 3,4,5?

As far as I am aware, we have ONE out because of injury and one on suspension.

Hardly wrist slitting time.

Lodge does not come into this equation as he may have been injured on his big night out.

Post Reply