Goal kicker needed

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Re: Goal kicker needed

Unread post by Russell » Mon 28 Aug, 2017 7:21 pm

old man tiger wrote:
Mon 28 Aug, 2017 7:16 pm
wt00 wrote:
Mon 28 Aug, 2017 1:23 pm
Well, with two good kickers when they played in Ivan and Hodgo.. would hope they'd be able to train one of the guys up during the offseason and preseason, if it's lolohea or someone else.
Jason Taylor....
Is Lawrence next??


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Unread post by Nelson » Mon 28 Aug, 2017 7:48 pm

I don't care what Tui's run in looks like as long as he kicks them. Plenty of fast bowlers have a stutter prior to the delivery point because that's how they naturally develop their style and it helps them with their balance and timing. It all just becomes part of the muscle memory and completely changing a bowling style or kicking style would just waste hundreds of hours of training. Tweaks to a style can be integrated but major changes are a waste of time.

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Unread post by turnstyle » Mon 28 Aug, 2017 7:55 pm

Nelson wrote:
Mon 28 Aug, 2017 7:48 pm
I don't care what Tui's run in looks like as long as he kicks them. Plenty of fast bowlers have a stutter prior to the delivery point because that's how they naturally develop their style and it helps them with their balance and timing. It all just becomes part of the muscle memory and completely changing a bowling style or kicking style would just waste hundreds of hours of training. Tweaks to a style can be integrated but major changes are a waste of time.
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Unread post by TrueTiger » Mon 28 Aug, 2017 7:59 pm

Tui has his own particular technique and style..kicking goals is much like hitting golf balls straight...its called ALIGNMENT,once he gets that right he will have a much better success rate...trust me on this one...TT was pretty good at kicking goals himself..around about 85 % success rate.... 8-)
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Unread post by hobbo » Mon 28 Aug, 2017 9:22 pm

old man tiger wrote:
Mon 28 Aug, 2017 7:15 pm
hobbo wrote:
Sat 26 Aug, 2017 6:59 pm
Lolohea strikes them ok but to miss goals from 20 in / 20 out is unacceptable at this level .
Can brooks kick goals ?
Brooks would find a way to kick under the crossbar and still clear the dead ball line on the full.
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Unread post by colmcd » Tue 29 Aug, 2017 12:02 am

old man tiger wrote:
Mon 28 Aug, 2017 7:16 pm
wt00 wrote:
Mon 28 Aug, 2017 1:23 pm
Well, with two good kickers when they played in Ivan and Hodgo.. would hope they'd be able to train one of the guys up during the offseason and preseason, if it's lolohea or someone else.
Jason Taylor....
I still don't get how JT could not train anyone to be a decent kicker.

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Unread post by Spud Murphy » Tue 29 Aug, 2017 9:39 am

colmcd wrote:
Tue 29 Aug, 2017 12:02 am
old man tiger wrote:
Mon 28 Aug, 2017 7:16 pm
wt00 wrote:
Mon 28 Aug, 2017 1:23 pm
Well, with two good kickers when they played in Ivan and Hodgo.. would hope they'd be able to train one of the guys up during the offseason and preseason, if it's lolohea or someone else.
Jason Taylor....
I still don't get how JT could not train anyone to be a decent kicker.

He was too busy working on our defence! :roll:

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Unread post by colmcd » Tue 29 Aug, 2017 1:31 pm

Spud Murphy wrote:
Tue 29 Aug, 2017 9:39 am
colmcd wrote:
Tue 29 Aug, 2017 12:02 am
old man tiger wrote:
Mon 28 Aug, 2017 7:16 pm
wt00 wrote:
Mon 28 Aug, 2017 1:23 pm
Well, with two good kickers when they played in Ivan and Hodgo.. would hope they'd be able to train one of the guys up during the offseason and preseason, if it's lolohea or someone else.
Jason Taylor....
I still don't get how JT could not train anyone to be a decent kicker.

He was too busy working on our defence! :roll:
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Unread post by 2041 » Tue 29 Aug, 2017 2:28 pm

Personally I think Lolohea has done enough at least to mean the Tigers shouldn't be trying to crowbar A.N. Other kicker into the side just because they kick goals. He probably won't ever be an 85% kicker but if he can improve to 75-80% - which seems distinctly possible - the difference is actually pretty minimal over a season.

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Unread post by Spud Murphy » Tue 29 Aug, 2017 3:04 pm

colmcd wrote:
Tue 29 Aug, 2017 1:31 pm
Spud Murphy wrote:
Tue 29 Aug, 2017 9:39 am
colmcd wrote:
Tue 29 Aug, 2017 12:02 am
old man tiger wrote:
Mon 28 Aug, 2017 7:16 pm


Jason Taylor....
I still don't get how JT could not train anyone to be a decent kicker.

He was too busy working on our defence! :roll:
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Unread post by Spud Murphy » Tue 29 Aug, 2017 3:06 pm

2041 wrote:
Tue 29 Aug, 2017 2:28 pm
Personally I think Lolohea has done enough at least to mean the Tigers shouldn't be trying to crowbar A.N. Other kicker into the side just because they kick goals. He probably won't ever be an 85% kicker but if he can improve to 75-80% - which seems distinctly possible - the difference is actually pretty minimal over a season.
We could always sign True Tiger for peanuts :mrgreen:

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Unread post by Bozo97 » Tue 29 Aug, 2017 3:29 pm

Spud Murphy wrote:
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innsaneink wrote:
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magpiecol wrote:
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The winger who used to play for the Dogs is coming back from England. I think that he was a very, very good kicker and still is. Top goal kicker ( or thereabouts ) in England.
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Who's that Col?
Corey Thompson, did he kick goals? maybe Inu?

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Unread post by vlad » Sat 02 Sep, 2017 1:29 pm

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Unread post by TrueTiger » Sat 02 Sep, 2017 1:57 pm

Spud Murphy wrote:
Tue 29 Aug, 2017 3:06 pm
2041 wrote:
Tue 29 Aug, 2017 2:28 pm
Personally I think Lolohea has done enough at least to mean the Tigers shouldn't be trying to crowbar A.N. Other kicker into the side just because they kick goals. He probably won't ever be an 85% kicker but if he can improve to 75-80% - which seems distinctly possible - the difference is actually pretty minimal over a season.
We could always sign True Tiger for peanuts :mrgreen:

TT has never been cheap...get rid of the peanuts and throw in a bottle of Wild Turkey and you got me..
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Unread post by bathursttiger » Sat 02 Sep, 2017 3:04 pm

TrueTiger wrote:
Sat 02 Sep, 2017 1:57 pm
Spud Murphy wrote:
Tue 29 Aug, 2017 3:06 pm
2041 wrote:
Tue 29 Aug, 2017 2:28 pm
Personally I think Lolohea has done enough at least to mean the Tigers shouldn't be trying to crowbar A.N. Other kicker into the side just because they kick goals. He probably won't ever be an 85% kicker but if he can improve to 75-80% - which seems distinctly possible - the difference is actually pretty minimal over a season.
We could always sign True Tiger for peanuts :mrgreen:

TT has never been cheap...get rid of the peanuts and throw in a bottle of Wild Turkey and you got me..
Righto TT your on I'll bring the Wild Turkey next forum get together.

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Unread post by 851 » Sun 03 Sep, 2017 2:29 pm

colmcd wrote:
Tue 29 Aug, 2017 12:02 am
old man tiger wrote:
Mon 28 Aug, 2017 7:16 pm
wt00 wrote:
Mon 28 Aug, 2017 1:23 pm
Well, with two good kickers when they played in Ivan and Hodgo.. would hope they'd be able to train one of the guys up during the offseason and preseason, if it's lolohea or someone else.
Jason Taylor....
I still don't get how JT could not train anyone to be a decent kicker.
Gordon has praised JT for refining his goal kicking in the last few months, how come he couldn't coach any of our kickers to get better
Go hard or go home

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Unread post by GNR4LIFE » Sun 03 Sep, 2017 2:30 pm

851 wrote:
Sun 03 Sep, 2017 2:29 pm
colmcd wrote:
Tue 29 Aug, 2017 12:02 am
old man tiger wrote:
Mon 28 Aug, 2017 7:16 pm
wt00 wrote:
Mon 28 Aug, 2017 1:23 pm
Well, with two good kickers when they played in Ivan and Hodgo.. would hope they'd be able to train one of the guys up during the offseason and preseason, if it's lolohea or someone else.
Jason Taylor....
I still don't get how JT could not train anyone to be a decent kicker.
Gordon has praised JT for refining his goal kicking in the last few months, how come he couldn't coach any of our kickers to get better
Maybe it was the players he was teaching who were the problem.

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Unread post by 851 » Sun 03 Sep, 2017 2:32 pm

GNR4LIFE wrote:
Sun 03 Sep, 2017 2:30 pm
851 wrote:
Sun 03 Sep, 2017 2:29 pm
colmcd wrote:
Tue 29 Aug, 2017 12:02 am
old man tiger wrote:
Mon 28 Aug, 2017 7:16 pm


Jason Taylor....
I still don't get how JT could not train anyone to be a decent kicker.
Gordon has praised JT for refining his goal kicking in the last few months, how come he couldn't coach any of our kickers to get better
Maybe it was the players he was teaching who were the problem.
And yet he kept picking Rankin, who was suppose to be a kicker, a poor kicker and worse player
Go hard or go home

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