Chris Lawrence

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Post by criwdfluffer » Fri 24 Aug, 2018 9:13 am

I honestly cant believe how much he has improved this year.

Bloody unbelievable.

He used to annoy me in the backrow. dropping balls and bouncing off tackles, no metres in attack. He was trying his arse off but not quite there.

Well knock me out and bowl me over this kid is there and he is bloody good.

Some how his hands are good,seems the only bloke we have that can hit a line and hard, loves a pie whether its from a hard line or chasing a kick, bashes people in defense and now is even making good metres in attack.

He has become our Josh Jackson and Im loving it.

Out and out our best player and deserves to be the captain...

Well bloody don Chris you champ!


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Post by GNR4LIFE » Fri 24 Aug, 2018 9:19 am

He’s always been unfairly treated, even before this year. Think everyone is starting to acknowledge him as the club legend he’s always been. Off contract at the end of next season. Deserves an extension.

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Post by Russell » Fri 24 Aug, 2018 9:32 am

Never had hands like feet - just people not understanding.

Brooks has developed softer hands which has made those balls catchable. Previously he was throwing balls at a million miles an hour - Rowdy had no chance but had to take the brunt of the criticism.

Rowdy is a champion player and bloke - so glad he has always stayed loyal to us.

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Post by gallagher » Fri 24 Aug, 2018 9:34 am

His form improved with Brooks game. 90% of his dropped balls were because of bad passes.

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Post by maxxy86 » Fri 24 Aug, 2018 9:44 am

He has been strong this year but it bugs me when he plays the ball. Waiting for a penalty every time.
Well its nearly time to have a 'CRACK'....Go you :sign:


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Post by mcguires_penalty » Fri 24 Aug, 2018 11:40 am

Seriously the easiest guy to like and admire in the history of the Wests Tigers. Wish we had another 16 Rowdys out there...

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Post by jirskyr » Fri 24 Aug, 2018 11:41 am

Russell wrote:
Fri 24 Aug, 2018 9:32 am
Never had hands like feet - just people not understanding.

Brooks has developed softer hands which has made those balls catchable. Previously he was throwing balls at a million miles an hour - Rowdy had no chance but had to take the brunt of the criticism.

Rowdy is a champion player and bloke - so glad he has always stayed loyal to us.
I think it's a little bit of both, maybe 25% handling and 75% pass.

Brooks didn't just throw hard passes, he used to telegraph them in a way that would have made Samuel Morse proud. Lawrence used to cop tough passes right at the defensive line, with the defensive line 99% sure he was getting the ball.

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Post by Russell » Fri 24 Aug, 2018 12:25 pm

cr wrote:
Fri 24 Aug, 2018 11:41 am
Russell wrote:
Fri 24 Aug, 2018 9:32 am
Never had hands like feet - just people not understanding.

Brooks has developed softer hands which has made those balls catchable. Previously he was throwing balls at a million miles an hour - Rowdy had no chance but had to take the brunt of the criticism.

Rowdy is a champion player and bloke - so glad he has always stayed loyal to us.
I think it's a little bit of both, maybe 25% handling and 75% pass.

Brooks didn't just throw hard passes, he used to telegraph them in a way that would have made Samuel Morse proud. Lawrence used to cop tough passes right at the defensive line, with the defensive line 99% sure he was getting the ball.
I'd go along with that jirskyr.

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Post by shakey4d » Fri 24 Aug, 2018 1:42 pm

Club legend. I hope we can give him a premiership before he retires. Hey even a finals appearance would be great!

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Post by Boonboon2 » Fri 24 Aug, 2018 10:27 pm

You do all realise he has had more errors per game this year then the last 3 years. I think he has been good and had a good year but he still drops the ball

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Post by swag tiger » Fri 24 Aug, 2018 10:29 pm

If we had a team of Chris Lawrence's imagin where we would be.
I have family in Balmain and the Western suburbs so i guess that makes me a Balmain Westie

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Post by The Patriot » Fri 24 Aug, 2018 10:38 pm

Brooks has improved. Moses is not there and the new coach plays a different style. All adds up to a good year for Chris
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Post by innsaneink » Fri 24 Aug, 2018 10:43 pm

Yep... Plays his guts out and deserves the (c) outright.... He possesses everything you want in a captain, respect of his mates, opposition, refs... Leads by example, nil dummy spits. He's a class act

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Post by momo&medo » Fri 24 Aug, 2018 10:44 pm

He has become to us what Paul Gallen was for all those years to Cronulla.
Backbone of the club.

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Post by Wa Mag/Tig » Fri 24 Aug, 2018 11:11 pm

liked him when he first started. like all the know alls in league. They all talked him up he was the next big thing. Unfortunately for Chris he plays for the tigers so there was always someone else they thought better. I thought he should have played origin this year. My mate who is a dogs fan totally agreed with me. Love your game Chris have always!!!

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Post by Geo. » Sat 25 Aug, 2018 3:09 am

Is a legend...he is at Hodgo Skando Farah and Benji levels in Wests Tiger greatness...
Wests Tigers don't need a Coach.. The playing group has taken over..
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Post by Fraze23 » Sat 25 Aug, 2018 3:40 am

There'll always be an element of what if with Chris Lawrence. I believe he'd have played origin in the centres had he not of dislocated his hip. It's great to see him bounce back and get the plaudits he deserves.

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Post by Tigerdave » Sat 25 Aug, 2018 4:42 am

Rowdy has been really good this year, it's about the only thing JT got right. A fair chunk of the forum had been calling for a shift to the 2nd row for some time for him, he runs hard and good lines too.

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