Nofo Unstoppable!

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Nofo Unstoppable!

Post by stevied » Sat 02 Jul, 2016 11:14 pm

Okay, credit where credit's due - Nofo was outstanding last night. Deservedly criticized recently for poor reads in defense, frailty under the high ball and minimal impact when running, I thought he had his best game of the year last night. His charges out of our end were fantastic, he scored an excellent try and he was solid defensively, whether taking bombs or making his tackles. Once again, he looked like a quality first grade winger and we haven't said that for a while. On a side note, I thought Rankin was solid too.


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Post by GNR4LIFE » Sat 02 Jul, 2016 11:21 pm

Back to his old self. He's a tank out of dummy half.

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Post by Telltails » Sun 03 Jul, 2016 12:33 am

Yep a quality performance.

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Post by WestsSupporter » Sun 03 Jul, 2016 12:37 am

Nofo is a bit like Manu Vatuvei. He can have the odd "oh-dear, woopsie" moment, but the metres he makes in difficult situations are invaluable.
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Post by Tigerdon » Sun 03 Jul, 2016 6:45 am

When our forwards needed him to take a pressure off them he did it time and time again
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Post by Geo. » Sun 03 Jul, 2016 7:15 am

Back end of the second half was brilliant...has mistakes in him if he could eliminate would have him up there with the better wingers in the comp....i still hold my breath when he's under a high ball...the forwards would appreciate his charges tho...
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Post by jadtiger » Sun 03 Jul, 2016 7:48 am

He seems to do more "dirty" yards when its counted than anybody else.Some of the hit ups he did where invaluable in getting out of the red zone.he can be dicey under the bomb but i can live with that

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Post by stevetiger » Sun 03 Jul, 2016 8:05 am

He was great. I thought he was our best player.

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Post by iofthetigers » Sun 03 Jul, 2016 8:27 am

his hands can still be a concern, I think he still looks more of a centre than a winger, but in saying that he outplayed Mansour.

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Post by southerntiger » Sun 03 Jul, 2016 8:40 am

Great in attack. Targeted again with the high ball and for me he just scraped a pass in this respect. Teams know they can just kick it to him and there is a good chance they score.

Overall a good performance but not great.

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Post by stevetiger » Sun 03 Jul, 2016 9:17 am

iofthetigers wrote:his hands can still be a concern, I think he still looks more of a centre than a winger, but in saying that he outplayed Mansour.
Mansour was pretty good. He was probably Penrith's best.

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Post by Tigerdon » Sun 03 Jul, 2016 11:29 am

He makes some really bruising runs. As does Ava and Sue. All three are still young and look like they have matured well this year.
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Post by larrycorowa » Sun 03 Jul, 2016 2:03 pm

A quality first grade performance which he will hopefully start to replicate week in week out.

To be fair he has had his share of injuries and would have only just ticked ovev50 games. Probably not until they play 100 that you should expect consistent performances. Looking at the guy and how he plays the game, the character is certainly there. I will be backing him in to be a longterm first grader for us.

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