Rumour - Mahe to Debut

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Re: Rumour - Mahe to Debut

Post by Demps » Fri 27 Apr, 2018 9:55 am

So penalties and dropped balls expected?
Along with hard runs and solid defense.
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Post by magpiecol » Fri 27 Apr, 2018 10:31 am

Mighty Tiger wrote:
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Sure he will get us meters but his error rate is terrible.

Maybe he has too much time in ISP to think and makes errors but when he hits first grade he won’t have time to think and errors will reduce - lets hope so
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Post by underdog » Fri 27 Apr, 2018 10:47 am

Demps wrote:
Fri 27 Apr, 2018 9:55 am
So penalties and dropped balls expected?
Along with hard runs and solid defense.
Penalties and Dropped balls are nothing new - no loss there.

Hard runs and solid defense however..... :pray:
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Post by Tigerdon » Fri 27 Apr, 2018 11:06 am

bathursttiger wrote:
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happy tiger wrote:
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when did MWZ get injured at training or in the game
During the game. It was a contact injury so I don't think it's too serious.
Knee injury remember , knee on knee ,early in Knights game ??
That’s pretty close to the shoulder.
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Post by Glennb » Fri 27 Apr, 2018 11:35 am

I am excited to see Mahe get a crack in firsts but a little nervous about him up against French. Yes of course its a mismatch when Mahe has the ball in his hand, but in defence it is also a mismatch in terms of mobility and agility. French is quick.


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Post by Tweed Tiger » Fri 27 Apr, 2018 12:00 pm

French is quick but he hasn't been close to 2017 form and is the whipping boy over at the Eels at the moment.

Fonua has been bashing on the bus door this year and it is time to unleash the beast .... and get a new door.

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Post by barra » Fri 27 Apr, 2018 12:03 pm

Sure he can be rocks and diamonds in terms of attack/defence but he has certainly worked hard to get a call-up, should it happen.

Think I'll just try to focus on the positives!

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Post by joelw2002 » Fri 27 Apr, 2018 12:08 pm

If we're talking about Fonua going up against French then that means he'll be playing on MWZ's side. Isn't Nofo the one we want him to replace?
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Post by Balmain Boy » Fri 27 Apr, 2018 12:10 pm

Don't really need rocks and diamonds players. If he comes in should be for Nof, both are very similar. Slow, make strong metres, can offload, suspect under high ball and get caught out in defence. Fonua has worse hands though.

Really he's a prop. Maybe he should start lining up in no 10 in ISP

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Post by joelw2002 » Fri 27 Apr, 2018 12:21 pm

Balmain Boy wrote:
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Don't really need rocks and diamonds players. If he comes in should be for Nof, both are very similar. Slow, make strong metres, can offload, suspect under high ball and get caught out in defence. Fonua has worse hands though.

Really he's a prop. Maybe he should start lining up in no 10 in ISP
We don't need more props. When we have such a beast like Fonua on our hands we should play him on the wing or in the centres. He is pretty fast also and has good finishes in the corner, just bumps off 2 guys at once and scores in the corner. He is a tackle breaking machine and just breaks the line but also has the speed to back that up.
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Post by jirskyr » Fri 27 Apr, 2018 12:33 pm

Fonua is pretty quick in my opinion? Maybe not long-distance speed but quick enough off the mark, quicker I think laterally than Nofo?

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Post by Demps » Fri 27 Apr, 2018 12:40 pm

French is gonna get rag dolled by fonua
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Post by WT2K » Fri 27 Apr, 2018 1:28 pm

Fonua to replace MWZ who's injured
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Post by willow » Fri 27 Apr, 2018 1:44 pm

Well let's just hope that the Tank Mark II gives it his all and has a strong game.

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Post by Silentio » Fri 27 Apr, 2018 1:48 pm

Hope he gets a crack. It's not everyday you get a 110kg winger who can outrun Ben Barba.

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Post by colmcd » Fri 27 Apr, 2018 1:53 pm

Milky wrote:
Thu 26 Apr, 2018 5:52 pm
GNR4LIFE wrote:
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Wouldnt mind seeing how he goes. He is either going to be our Radradra or our Manu Vatuvei. . .
Which is the bad one?
my thoughts :lol:
I can't stop laughing at this. Who is our un-preferred Winger, Radradra, Vatuvei or Holmes?

Hmm, I don't know. Maybe we should be thinking we should forget these guys and stick with NOFO and MWZ! We are too good for them!

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Post by Balmain Boy » Fri 27 Apr, 2018 3:47 pm

joelw2002 wrote:
Fri 27 Apr, 2018 12:21 pm
Balmain Boy wrote:
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Don't really need rocks and diamonds players. If he comes in should be for Nof, both are very similar. Slow, make strong metres, can offload, suspect under high ball and get caught out in defence. Fonua has worse hands though.

Really he's a prop. Maybe he should start lining up in no 10 in ISP
We don't need more props. When we have such a beast like Fonua on our hands we should play him on the wing or in the centres. He is pretty fast also and has good finishes in the corner, just bumps off 2 guys at once and scores in the corner. He is a tackle breaking machine and just breaks the line but also has the speed to back that up.
He's not remotely fast. Gets run down after 20-30m. As i said, he's like Nof - a guy that dives over in the corner and makes metres. He's just got an extra 20kgs on Nof. Otherwise they're extremely similar players.

A solid enough backup. Not a centre.

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Post by jadtiger » Fri 27 Apr, 2018 4:02 pm

Mahe is powerfull but not quick he will be an asset for short runs but will not be running a great distance.We still need more pace in our backline

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