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Re: Brooks

Post by gallagher » Sat 04 Mar, 2017 12:53 pm

bp tiger wrote:
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really with his body size, been a nugget and with his great pace the bloke should be running the ball more often than passing.
Absolutely. Id like to see him take on the line close to the try line.
I thought last night was the perfect mix from the two of them.


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Post by Geo. » Sat 04 Mar, 2017 8:54 pm

matchball wrote:
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Once he gets over the fear of initial contact in defence he should be fine.
It's a worry if he still hasn't found the courage after all the games he has played.
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Sorry FT , you know I'm not the brightest match in the pile

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Post by innsaneink » Sat 04 Mar, 2017 9:06 pm

Haha

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Post by Telltails » Sat 04 Mar, 2017 10:52 pm

Yes indeed, haha. No fear in Brooks just bad reads.

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Post by formerguest » Sat 04 Mar, 2017 11:15 pm

The elephant departed the room at the end of last season and this will allow Luke to really shine, not that he was going too badly for mine anyway.


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Post by TCL » Sat 04 Mar, 2017 11:20 pm

GNR4LIFE wrote:
Sat 04 Mar, 2017 9:25 am
king sirro wrote:
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GNR4LIFE wrote:
Sat 04 Mar, 2017 9:14 am
I thought he was strong. More games like that and i will be a lot more keen to see him re-sign as opposed to seeing him as the sacrificial lamb that saves the other 3.
on the re-signing thing, i was thinking during last nights game that Brooks and Moses would be crazy to leave. I know Souths are poor, but the style we play could take these guys all the way.
Its been suggested that early results will have a huge bearing on where they think the club is heading. If that's true, last night was a solid start.
I agree,2 or 3 wins out of the next five, with signs of further strengthening of the roster is going to be important.

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Post by greatodensraven » Sun 05 Mar, 2017 1:30 am

Geo. wrote:
Sat 04 Mar, 2017 8:54 pm
matchball wrote:
Sat 04 Mar, 2017 12:50 pm
Once he gets over the fear of initial contact in defence he should be fine.
It's a worry if he still hasn't found the courage after all the games he has played.
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Exactly

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Post by Tiger Watto » Sun 05 Mar, 2017 7:02 am

Eddie wrote:
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What I liked was he was really involved.

Even if some things did not come off he was busy.

And when he is busy he is very dangerous as he is fast.

Thumps up overall from me.
This^^^ Luke being involved from the opening whistle is an important part of his game.

He was sometimes guilty of taking a back seat too often last year, and it was good to see him with ball in hand for longer.

Still needs to show patience and set-up his opposite defenders, but I'm expecting to build into 2017 and become a top flight 7
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Post by matchball » Sun 05 Mar, 2017 10:04 am

Geo. wrote:
Sat 04 Mar, 2017 8:54 pm
matchball wrote:
Sat 04 Mar, 2017 12:50 pm
Once he gets over the fear of initial contact in defence he should be fine.
It's a worry if he still hasn't found the courage after all the games he has played.
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Lol. One photo of a tackle doesn't change the fact he is a defensive liability.
I can show you a photo of Tim Moltzen scoring a try or a line break. Doesn't make him a superstar.
I'm glad you chose a photshoped picture. They edited out the other defender to make him look good in the west tigers app.
Lol. Why.
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Post by Geo. » Sun 05 Mar, 2017 10:15 am

Conspiracy obviously...after they read your post..
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Sorry FT , you know I'm not the brightest match in the pile

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Post by matchball » Sun 05 Mar, 2017 10:21 am

Geo. wrote:
Sun 05 Mar, 2017 10:15 am
Conspiracy obviously...after they read your post..
Great retort. Your photo doesn't look as impressive when it shows the tackle wasn't one v one.
The forward there protecting him as usual. The babysitter that handicaps our defensive line.

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Post by Geo. » Sun 05 Mar, 2017 10:25 am

matchball wrote:
Sun 05 Mar, 2017 10:21 am
Geo. wrote:
Sun 05 Mar, 2017 10:15 am
Conspiracy obviously...after they read your post..
Great retort. Your photo doesn't look as impressive when it shows the tackle wasn't one v one.
The forward there protecting him as usual. The babysitter that handicaps our defensive line.
I hope Rowdy got a tackle stat for that..
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2. The Star of the Team is the Team
3. Be the player your teammates want to play with..
happy tiger wrote:
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Sorry FT , you know I'm not the brightest match in the pile

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Post by stryker » Sun 05 Mar, 2017 10:28 am

Backrowers always cover the halves in defence, it goes with the job.

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Post by matchball » Sun 05 Mar, 2017 10:30 am

Geo. wrote:
Sun 05 Mar, 2017 10:25 am
matchball wrote:
Sun 05 Mar, 2017 10:21 am
Geo. wrote:
Sun 05 Mar, 2017 10:15 am
Conspiracy obviously...after they read your post..
Great retort. Your photo doesn't look as impressive when it shows the tackle wasn't one v one.
The forward there protecting him as usual. The babysitter that handicaps our defensive line.

I hope Rowdy got a tackle stat for that..
Yes. Tackle assist. Great idea.
Now Rowdy has that to go along with his try assist.
Brooks zero try assists.

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Post by Tigerdon » Sun 05 Mar, 2017 10:43 am

Brooks kicking game was great. Just what we needed. I thought his defence was good as well. He looked faster this year.
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Post by Masterton » Sun 05 Mar, 2017 10:47 am

matchball wrote:
Sun 05 Mar, 2017 10:30 am
Brooks zero try assists.
6th best try assists in the comp in 2015. Dropped off a tad in 2016 with 14 from 21 matches, but still up there with Barba, Milford, Cameron Smith etc. But let's judge from one game. That's crazy.
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Post by GNR4LIFE » Sun 05 Mar, 2017 10:51 am

Didn't make too many bad decisions on the last tackle, if any the other night. Against the Dragons last year about 30 metres out he gave a nothing pass on the last to a back rower and it was a turnover. It's little things like that he needs to hit on the head. Defence might be a worry, but he isn't the first halfback to struggle in that department. He looked better with the ball in hand and more involved. That's the biggest take away for him Friday night.

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Post by matchball » Sun 05 Mar, 2017 11:05 am

Masterton wrote:
Sun 05 Mar, 2017 10:47 am
matchball wrote:
Sun 05 Mar, 2017 10:30 am
Brooks zero try assists.
6th best try assists in the comp in 2015. Dropped off a tad in 2016 with 14 from 21 matches, but still up there with Barba, Milford, Cameron Smith etc. But let's judge from one game. That's crazy.
One game is too early to judge I agree but the same problems still exist from years past.
People can be blinded by the win and the team performance so I understand.
I'm hoping for more improvement in defence so let's see.

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