Brooks is no good

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Re: Brooks is no good

Unread post by barra » Mon 07 Aug, 2017 1:49 pm

innsaneink wrote:
Mon 07 Aug, 2017 12:37 pm
I dunno I think there is a quality half in him somewhere... It's just frustrating waiting for him to find it.
We've all seen brief glimpses from him of the whole bag of tricks a good half needs, consistency has been his problem... I see a lack of confidence an issue with him too... Saw it yesterday with him passing off to Lolohea on the 5th to kick after his first few were average
Yeah to me it looks like he needs some intense mentoring from a good halves coach. There are things he needs to learn, and those glimpses of his ability need to become commonplace.

If that doesn't work... "Houston, we have a problem"


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Unread post by Geo. » Mon 07 Aug, 2017 1:51 pm

matchball wrote:
Mon 07 Aug, 2017 1:43 pm
My biggest problem with Brooks is he can't seem to get a repeat set.
I can't remember the last time he has kicked and we've trapped someone in goal.
Round 21 v Gold Coast Titans..
Ivan's Laws

1. You are either on the Bus or you are off..
2. The Star of the Team is the Team
3. Be the player your teammates want to play with..
Tiger Watto wrote:
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Geo nailed it...

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Unread post by Tigerles » Mon 07 Aug, 2017 2:04 pm

Geo. wrote:
Mon 07 Aug, 2017 1:51 pm
matchball wrote:
Mon 07 Aug, 2017 1:43 pm
My biggest problem with Brooks is he can't seem to get a repeat set.
I can't remember the last time he has kicked and we've trapped someone in goal.
Round 21 v Gold Coast Titans..
wow, that long ago. no wonder he couldn't remember.

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Unread post by matchball » Mon 07 Aug, 2017 2:18 pm

Geo. wrote:
Mon 07 Aug, 2017 1:51 pm
matchball wrote:
Mon 07 Aug, 2017 1:43 pm
My biggest problem with Brooks is he can't seem to get a repeat set.
I can't remember the last time he has kicked and we've trapped someone in goal.
Round 21 v Gold Coast Titans..
I didn't catch that game.
He doesn't get many repeat sets and that's our momentum killer.
Do you have the stats for how many repeat sets all year?
It would be interesting.
He needs to get with Reynolds and learn how to get them.

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Unread post by magpiecol » Mon 07 Aug, 2017 2:32 pm

I have a lot of faith in Brooks. But I am afraid that whilst he is quick on his feet, he is slow between the ears.


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Unread post by hobbo » Mon 07 Aug, 2017 2:38 pm

Geo. wrote:
Mon 07 Aug, 2017 1:51 pm
matchball wrote:
Mon 07 Aug, 2017 1:43 pm
My biggest problem with Brooks is he can't seem to get a repeat set.
I can't remember the last time he has kicked and we've trapped someone in goal.
Round 21 v Gold Coast Titans..
when was the last one before that ?
EPL 2014/15 Predict 6
Competition ...CHAMPION !
Winner of the 2016 $$$$
Work tipping comp !

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Unread post by Geo. » Mon 07 Aug, 2017 2:48 pm

hobbo wrote:
Mon 07 Aug, 2017 2:38 pm
Geo. wrote:
Mon 07 Aug, 2017 1:51 pm
matchball wrote:
Mon 07 Aug, 2017 1:43 pm
My biggest problem with Brooks is he can't seem to get a repeat set.
I can't remember the last time he has kicked and we've trapped someone in goal.
Round 21 v Gold Coast Titans..
when was the last one before that ?
Rd 20 V Manly..
Ivan's Laws

1. You are either on the Bus or you are off..
2. The Star of the Team is the Team
3. Be the player your teammates want to play with..
Tiger Watto wrote:
Fri 03 Nov, 2017 8:07 am
Geo nailed it...

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Unread post by stryker » Mon 07 Aug, 2017 3:13 pm

Next year we are going to have a running hooker, 2 running halves and a running fullback.
Its going to be like a headless chicken coup.

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Unread post by Harvey » Mon 07 Aug, 2017 3:15 pm

stryker wrote:
Mon 07 Aug, 2017 3:13 pm
Next year we are going to have a running hooker, 2 running halves and a running fullback.
Its going to be like a headless chicken coup.
Is that where chicken overthrow the leader and take control of the club?

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Unread post by hobbo » Mon 07 Aug, 2017 3:31 pm

Geo. wrote:
Mon 07 Aug, 2017 2:48 pm
hobbo wrote:
Mon 07 Aug, 2017 2:38 pm
Geo. wrote:
Mon 07 Aug, 2017 1:51 pm
matchball wrote:
Mon 07 Aug, 2017 1:43 pm
My biggest problem with Brooks is he can't seem to get a repeat set.
I can't remember the last time he has kicked and we've trapped someone in goal.
Round 21 v Gold Coast Titans..
when was the last one before that ?
Rd 20 V Manly..
2-3 forced line dropouts per half would be better ...he's Rubbish
EPL 2014/15 Predict 6
Competition ...CHAMPION !
Winner of the 2016 $$$$
Work tipping comp !

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Unread post by Russell » Mon 07 Aug, 2017 3:41 pm

Dan Blanco wrote:
Sun 06 Aug, 2017 6:24 pm
He's too easily distracted, can't kick short and his D is still a liability despite improving slightly.

Tyson Gambles going to take his jersey sometime in the near future, and then we'll sign Nathan.
Dreaming is a wonderful thing at times.

We have no chance of signing Nathan and I doubt if Cleary will Gamble on Tyson who has never played an NRL game in his life.

Face the facts - Brooks is it. If Cleary can turn Nathan into a reasonably good half back (and that is all he is at this stage, still rocks and diamonds imo), he can do the same with Luke.

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Unread post by Russell » Mon 07 Aug, 2017 3:44 pm

stryker wrote:
Mon 07 Aug, 2017 3:13 pm
Next year we are going to have a running hooker, 2 running halves and a running fullback.
Its going to be like a headless chicken coup.
As long as we don't fowl the opposition, we should be ok.

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Unread post by tigerap » Mon 07 Aug, 2017 4:17 pm

Geo. wrote:
Mon 07 Aug, 2017 1:51 pm
matchball wrote:
Mon 07 Aug, 2017 1:43 pm
My biggest problem with Brooks is he can't seem to get a repeat set.
I can't remember the last time he has kicked and we've trapped someone in goal.
Round 21 v Gold Coast Titans..
Was that 2014 or 2015?....

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Unread post by Go You Good Things » Mon 07 Aug, 2017 4:22 pm

Geo. wrote:
Mon 07 Aug, 2017 2:48 pm
hobbo wrote:
Mon 07 Aug, 2017 2:38 pm
Geo. wrote:
Mon 07 Aug, 2017 1:51 pm
matchball wrote:
Mon 07 Aug, 2017 1:43 pm
My biggest problem with Brooks is he can't seem to get a repeat set.
I can't remember the last time he has kicked and we've trapped someone in goal.
Round 21 v Gold Coast Titans..
when was the last one before that ?
Rd 20 V Manly..
Allright . . . . so apart from health, sanitation and the aqueduct, what have the Romans ever done for us ?

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Unread post by Spook » Mon 07 Aug, 2017 4:28 pm

Is it too late to bring Moses back as half? Channel 7 news just posed the question "Is Moses the Messiah to lead Parra to the promised land?' All I can say is we're doomed to damnation for a long time. You don't reject a Saviour and get off lightly.

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Unread post by matchball » Mon 07 Aug, 2017 4:45 pm

hobbo wrote:
Mon 07 Aug, 2017 3:31 pm
Geo. wrote:
Mon 07 Aug, 2017 2:48 pm
hobbo wrote:
Mon 07 Aug, 2017 2:38 pm
Geo. wrote:
Mon 07 Aug, 2017 1:51 pm


Round 21 v Gold Coast Titans..
when was the last one before that ?
Rd 20 V Manly..
2-3 forced line dropouts per half would be better ...he's Rubbish
That's what I'm talking about. Every set we should be looking for a repeat set.
He should be a champion kicker that can make it sit up in goal on command.
I expect to see a repeat set attempt more than the usual bomb we see on the 5th. Im not understanding the whole game plan.

Bombs rarely get repeat sets.

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Unread post by Earl » Mon 07 Aug, 2017 5:17 pm

stryker wrote:
Mon 07 Aug, 2017 3:13 pm
Next year we are going to have a running hooker, 2 running halves and a running fullback.
Its going to be like a headless chicken coup.
We might score a lot of points. How good would that be. Improved defence and non stop attack. I thought we'd be lucky to get a top 8 spot but now I can see a premiership.

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Unread post by Earl » Mon 07 Aug, 2017 5:19 pm

Spook wrote:
Mon 07 Aug, 2017 4:28 pm
Is it too late to bring Moses back as half? Channel 7 news just posed the question "Is Moses the Messiah to lead Parra to the promised land?' All I can say is we're doomed to damnation for a long time. You don't reject a Saviour and get off lightly.
Well I can definitely state that getting rid of this cretin was a great moment for this club. I wish the guy the worst in life as well.

Honestly - what should the club do. Let players run the club into the ground.

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