Who Improves in 2018

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Re: Who Improves in 2018

Post by Tigrr » Wed 15 Nov, 2017 10:08 pm

Benji will be HUUUUGGE !


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Post by upthetigers » Thu 16 Nov, 2017 12:18 am

Munk wrote:
Tue 14 Nov, 2017 2:26 pm
It has got to be Brooks, if not then we are in for another long season.
He hasnt got ball hogs like Farah and limelight hogs who only care about their highlight reels like Moses and Tedesco to worry about. He'll have great support from Reynolds and Benji, quick service from Liddle and strong runners to hit on the edges.
This is the year Brooks stands up and owns this side, stamping his mark on the competition or we fail again. Simple as that.
Yep. The backend of 2017 showed we'll be more competitive but without game management from Brooks we're not making the eight. If it's the same ole same ole he should honestly be tapped on the shoulder mid season and be told to look elsewhere.

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Post by will1999 » Thu 16 Nov, 2017 12:59 am

upthetigers wrote:
Thu 16 Nov, 2017 12:18 am
Munk wrote:
Tue 14 Nov, 2017 2:26 pm
It has got to be Brooks, if not then we are in for another long season.
He hasnt got ball hogs like Farah and limelight hogs who only care about their highlight reels like Moses and Tedesco to worry about. He'll have great support from Reynolds and Benji, quick service from Liddle and strong runners to hit on the edges.
This is the year Brooks stands up and owns this side, stamping his mark on the competition or we fail again. Simple as that.
Yep. The backend of 2017 showed we'll be more competitive but without game management from Brooks we're not making the eight. If it's the same ole same ole he should honestly be tapped on the shoulder mid season and be told to look elsewhere.
Marhsall would be a better option than Brooks

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Post by TigerSJ » Thu 16 Nov, 2017 11:50 am

I believe the guys with most potential to improve to the next level are Twal, Aloiai, Tui and Suli. Obviously we need Brooks and Reynolds to both go well and we need our forwards as a whole to step up. My worry is that we are missing speed in the backs and a real impact runner in the forwards. These are the two playing spots left to sign in my view.

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Post by Tacky » Thu 16 Nov, 2017 12:04 pm

TigerSJ wrote:
Thu 16 Nov, 2017 11:50 am
I believe the guys with most potential to improve to the next level are Twal, Aloiai, Tui and Suli. Obviously we need Brooks and Reynolds to both go well and we need our forwards as a whole to step up. My worry is that we are missing speed in the backs and a real impact runner in the forwards. These are the two playing spots left to sign in my view.
Aloiai, Packer and Sue are fine as impact forwards imo. I wouldn't think we need anymore there. I would focus on a backup fullback incase Tui has a slow year. Look for a good young up-and-comer that won't mind playing ISP if Tui does kicks on.
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Post by tigerap » Thu 16 Nov, 2017 8:38 pm

Aloiai

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Post by Needaname » Thu 16 Nov, 2017 9:37 pm

Tacky wrote:
Thu 16 Nov, 2017 12:04 pm
TigerSJ wrote:
Thu 16 Nov, 2017 11:50 am
I believe the guys with most potential to improve to the next level are Twal, Aloiai, Tui and Suli. Obviously we need Brooks and Reynolds to both go well and we need our forwards as a whole to step up. My worry is that we are missing speed in the backs and a real impact runner in the forwards. These are the two playing spots left to sign in my view.
Aloiai, Packer and Sue are fine as impact forwards imo. I wouldn't think we need anymore there. I would focus on a backup fullback incase Tui has a slow year. Look for a good young up-and-comer that won't mind playing ISP if Tui does kicks on.
Should have that covered with Dylan Smith. Wasn't he actually included into the top 30 for that reason.

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Post by Geo. » Thu 16 Nov, 2017 9:43 pm

Needaname wrote:
Thu 16 Nov, 2017 9:37 pm
Tacky wrote:
Thu 16 Nov, 2017 12:04 pm
TigerSJ wrote:
Thu 16 Nov, 2017 11:50 am
I believe the guys with most potential to improve to the next level are Twal, Aloiai, Tui and Suli. Obviously we need Brooks and Reynolds to both go well and we need our forwards as a whole to step up. My worry is that we are missing speed in the backs and a real impact runner in the forwards. These are the two playing spots left to sign in my view.
Aloiai, Packer and Sue are fine as impact forwards imo. I wouldn't think we need anymore there. I would focus on a backup fullback incase Tui has a slow year. Look for a good young up-and-comer that won't mind playing ISP if Tui does kicks on.
Should have that covered with Dylan Smith. Wasn't he actually included into the top 30 for that reason.
The kid is only 17...Development player..not NRL top 30..will play mostly Underage 20's maybe taste ISP..
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Post by steve-o » Thu 16 Nov, 2017 9:44 pm

Twal will be the biggest improver IMO. He's in for a big 2018
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Post by Needaname » Thu 16 Nov, 2017 9:53 pm

Geo. wrote:
Thu 16 Nov, 2017 9:43 pm
Needaname wrote:
Thu 16 Nov, 2017 9:37 pm
Tacky wrote:
Thu 16 Nov, 2017 12:04 pm
TigerSJ wrote:
Thu 16 Nov, 2017 11:50 am
I believe the guys with most potential to improve to the next level are Twal, Aloiai, Tui and Suli. Obviously we need Brooks and Reynolds to both go well and we need our forwards as a whole to step up. My worry is that we are missing speed in the backs and a real impact runner in the forwards. These are the two playing spots left to sign in my view.
Aloiai, Packer and Sue are fine as impact forwards imo. I wouldn't think we need anymore there. I would focus on a backup fullback incase Tui has a slow year. Look for a good young up-and-comer that won't mind playing ISP if Tui does kicks on.
Should have that covered with Dylan Smith. Wasn't he actually included into the top 30 for that reason.
The kid is only 17...Development player..not NRL top 30..will play mostly Underage 20's maybe taste ISP..
Are you able to confirm which one of the development players it was. I'm sure saw an announcement about one of them being included into the 30 squad?....

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Post by Geo. » Thu 16 Nov, 2017 10:04 pm

Needaname wrote:
Thu 16 Nov, 2017 9:53 pm
Geo. wrote:
Thu 16 Nov, 2017 9:43 pm
Needaname wrote:
Thu 16 Nov, 2017 9:37 pm
Tacky wrote:
Thu 16 Nov, 2017 12:04 pm


Aloiai, Packer and Sue are fine as impact forwards imo. I wouldn't think we need anymore there. I would focus on a backup fullback incase Tui has a slow year. Look for a good young up-and-comer that won't mind playing ISP if Tui does kicks on.
Should have that covered with Dylan Smith. Wasn't he actually included into the top 30 for that reason.
The kid is only 17...Development player..not NRL top 30..will play mostly Underage 20's maybe taste ISP..
Are you able to confirm which one of the development players it was. I'm sure saw an announcement about one of them being included into the 30 squad?....
News to me..
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Post by happy tiger » Thu 16 Nov, 2017 10:19 pm

Geo. wrote:
Thu 16 Nov, 2017 10:04 pm
Needaname wrote:
Thu 16 Nov, 2017 9:53 pm
Geo. wrote:
Thu 16 Nov, 2017 9:43 pm
Needaname wrote:
Thu 16 Nov, 2017 9:37 pm


Should have that covered with Dylan Smith. Wasn't he actually included into the top 30 for that reason.
The kid is only 17...Development player..not NRL top 30..will play mostly Underage 20's maybe taste ISP..
Are you able to confirm which one of the development players it was. I'm sure saw an announcement about one of them being included into the 30 squad?....
News to me..
Might explain the Big League story in regards to Thomas Mikaele Geo .....

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Post by bathursttiger » Fri 17 Nov, 2017 8:57 am

steve-o wrote:
Thu 16 Nov, 2017 9:44 pm
Twal will be the biggest improver IMO. He's in for a big 2018
He needs to improve his defence he's missed 1 tackle out of 145 in the RLWC
and I think he missed 5 in those 9 NRL games for us!!!

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Post by Tigerdon » Fri 17 Nov, 2017 9:05 am

bathursttiger wrote:
Fri 17 Nov, 2017 8:57 am
steve-o wrote:
Thu 16 Nov, 2017 9:44 pm
Twal will be the biggest improver IMO. He's in for a big 2018
He needs to improve his defence he's missed 1 tackle out of 145 in the RLWC
and I think he missed 5 in those 9 NRL games for us!!!
Yep. He might have to play for the Magpies until he learns to stop his man and doesn’t become another Moses.







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Post by InBenjiWeTrust » Fri 17 Nov, 2017 9:15 am

Eisenhuth
Twal
Suli
Milne
Marsters
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Big hopes: - Lolohea, Brooks

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Post by maxxy86 » Fri 17 Nov, 2017 10:34 am

Munk wrote:
Tue 14 Nov, 2017 2:26 pm
It has got to be Brooks, if not then we are in for another long season.
He hasnt got ball hogs like Farah and limelight hogs who only care about their highlight reels like Moses and Tedesco to worry about. He'll have great support from Reynolds and Benji, quick service from Liddle and strong runners to hit on the edges.
This is the year Brooks stands up and owns this side, stamping his mark on the competition or we fail again. Simple as that.
And if he doesn't stand up we'll know it had nothing Ty o do with the so called Ball/limelight hogs......Won't we??
Well its nearly time to have a 'CRACK'....Go you :sign:

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Post by maxxy86 » Fri 17 Nov, 2017 10:43 am

On a lighter note the big improvers for next season has to be our outside backs and backrow. I don't care who they all are, but I want a defence that is not turstile like. Really liked the way we finished the last two months of footy. If I were to pick a couple of players I'd say Marsters and Alioia.
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Post by Tigerdon » Fri 17 Nov, 2017 10:49 am

maxxy86 wrote:
Fri 17 Nov, 2017 10:34 am
Munk wrote:
Tue 14 Nov, 2017 2:26 pm
It has got to be Brooks, if not then we are in for another long season.
He hasnt got ball hogs like Farah and limelight hogs who only care about their highlight reels like Moses and Tedesco to worry about. He'll have great support from Reynolds and Benji, quick service from Liddle and strong runners to hit on the edges.
This is the year Brooks stands up and owns this side, stamping his mark on the competition or we fail again. Simple as that.
And if he doesn't stand up we'll know it had nothing Ty o do with the so called Ball/limelight hogs......Won't we??
I think Brooks will get plenty of support this year. Ivan Cleary will have a full pre season with him. Brett Hodgson will be an assisting the NRL backs. Experienced halves like Reynolds & Benji will be good for Brooks. I can see him having a good year.
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