Our Attack About to Click.

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Re: Our Attack About to Click.

Post by Magpie Magic » Wed 11 Apr, 2018 12:10 pm

The second phase needs to develop. It's budding but to many passes hitting the ground.
Hopefully Liddle and Reynolds loitering around ruck will give forwards options and Thompson coming through the middle. Prefer Brooks not to be the support player unless a try looks brewing so he can set up attack the following play.
This game will show whether at this stage we are a top 4 or top 8 team.


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Post by The Queen » Wed 11 Apr, 2018 12:51 pm

The Tigers attack Can not go backwards only forward that's a positive thing

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Post by liltiger » Wed 11 Apr, 2018 3:33 pm

i think our attack isnt as bad as it seems we put 30 on parra and last week if not for desperate melbourne defence we would have had another 3 tries. Zelezniack and marshall stopped just short of the line and masters being held up over the line

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Post by Jay » Wed 11 Apr, 2018 3:44 pm

Zelezniack struggles to finish off plays, he isn't the most dangerous guy, he isn't going to do 'freakish' finishes. He will score if its all setup nicely, but I dont think he is going to beat anyone or do anything too crazy. Putting someone more dangerous there would make a huge difference IMO

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Post by OzLukeH » Wed 11 Apr, 2018 4:32 pm

The speed of Liddle is the key for us this weekend. When Manlys forwards tire, and sure as eggs they will come out hard to begin with, that's when Liddle, reynolds and Brooks will grab the game.


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Post by Geo. » Mon 16 Apr, 2018 7:40 am

Eddie

How good was it to see our halves combining both sides of the field ...leading to tries no less... And what a difference Jacob makes...

It also feels as though it can get better...
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Post by Onthebus » Mon 16 Apr, 2018 7:42 am

Liddle is the key,the kid is the goods, keeps the defence guessing and makes the 6/7s job easier.

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Post by old man tiger » Mon 16 Apr, 2018 7:56 am

The first month seemed to be about offloads and second phase. Wasn't working for us in opposition 20s. Now combinations are forming and it's much more structured, selective passing at the line, the threat of a grubber to create some doubt, running games improving for the spine. I'm enjoying the contrast and flexibility in our game plan.

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Post by Russell » Mon 16 Apr, 2018 8:32 am

Good to see a lot of the Liddle doubters have put their reservations away.

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Post by Eddie » Mon 16 Apr, 2018 10:14 am

Geo. wrote:
Mon 16 Apr, 2018 7:40 am
Eddie

How good was it to see our halves combining both sides of the field ...leading to tries no less... And what a difference Jacob makes...

It also feels as though it can get better...
Yes its a breath of fresh air. The speed of Liddle and Brooks destroyed Manly yesterday. Obviously the possession and our forwards dominating played a huge part but you still have to put the icing on the cake.

The signs were there on s slippery track against a good defensive team like Melbourne that we were starting to get it together.

What we produced against a haphazard defensive side like Manly yesterday didn't surprise me but excited me greatly!

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