Australia V Tonga

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Australia V Tonga

Post by TIGER » Thu 18 Oct, 2018 7:23 pm

After what i saw from the Aussies i really like Tongas chances here.

Is it just me or is anyone else getting the feeling that even Australians will be going for Tonga?


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Post by tiger05premier » Thu 18 Oct, 2018 7:25 pm

True aussies will be going for Australia

I expect them to have a much better attitude for this game and pull away towards the end

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Post by Russell » Thu 18 Oct, 2018 8:47 pm

On form (Tonga's is a while ago now) I think they can do a good job against Oz.

In my opinion - this is the worst Australian team I can remember. Half of these guys can certainly frame the jumper (in a few years nobody will remember whether they were beaten or not).

Hoping for a Oz win but how they played against an ordinary Kiwi mob does not give me any confidence.

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Post by Geo. » Thu 18 Oct, 2018 8:55 pm

Not me Roos all the way.... only thing to worry about is happy predicting Australia 13+
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Post by happy tiger » Fri 19 Oct, 2018 12:38 am

Still think Tonga are 1 world class half away from beating Australia


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Post by gallagher » Fri 19 Oct, 2018 1:54 am

We'll smash them. It's a great story and I hope we expand the game internationally but I can see an embarrassing scoreline.

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Post by old man tiger » Fri 19 Oct, 2018 6:32 am

happy tiger wrote:
Fri 19 Oct, 2018 12:38 am
Still think Tonga are 1 world class half away from beating Australia
Agree

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Post by Demps » Fri 19 Oct, 2018 10:52 am

I'm with OP.
I think Tonga is gonna get up.

In for a good game tho.
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Post by TheDaBoss » Fri 19 Oct, 2018 11:32 am

Demps wrote:
Fri 19 Oct, 2018 10:52 am
I'm with OP.
I think Tonga is gonna get up.

In for a good game tho.
It is easy gonna be better than last game, should be high scoring and close as well, would love it if it would be decided by golden point :)
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Post by Demps » Fri 19 Oct, 2018 1:07 pm

TheDaBoss wrote:
Fri 19 Oct, 2018 11:32 am
Demps wrote:
Fri 19 Oct, 2018 10:52 am
I'm with OP.
I think Tonga is gonna get up.

In for a good game tho.
It is easy gonna be better than last game, should be high scoring and close as well, would love it if it would be decided by golden point :)
Tonga have a strong team.
Weak halves tho but always turn up when in their red jerseys.

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Post by happy tiger » Sat 20 Oct, 2018 7:54 am

Demps wrote:
Fri 19 Oct, 2018 1:07 pm
TheDaBoss wrote:
Fri 19 Oct, 2018 11:32 am
Demps wrote:
Fri 19 Oct, 2018 10:52 am
I'm with OP.
I think Tonga is gonna get up.

In for a good game tho.
It is easy gonna be better than last game, should be high scoring and close as well, would love it if it would be decided by golden point :)
Tonga have a strong team.
Weak halves tho but always turn up when in their red jerseys.

Keen
Yeah the forward battle should be good , but unless Cooper Cronk finds some Tongan bloodlines , Australia will win this

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Post by steve-o » Sat 20 Oct, 2018 10:06 am

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Post by InBenjiWeTrust » Sat 20 Oct, 2018 10:59 am

and our 'ex-factor' plays 5/8 for Tonga, their win is guaranteed ! :)

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Post by Lidcombe Magpie » Sat 20 Oct, 2018 11:20 am

TIGER wrote:
Thu 18 Oct, 2018 7:23 pm
After what i saw from the Aussies i really like Tongas chances here.

Is it just me or is anyone else getting the feeling that even Australians will be going for Tonga?
So hard to support a Roo's team with players I really dislike

But that has been the problem for a long time

But I still hope they win

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Post by hugh1954 » Sat 20 Oct, 2018 12:30 pm

Have to look for a good win for us, but lose cronk, slater, smith and thurston and its going to take time again. Is Sharon playing if so that is a joke we need tough physical forwards against these monsters behind a mad Tongan crowd

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Post by Chicken Faced Killa » Sat 20 Oct, 2018 1:11 pm

I am on the Tongan band wagon. Would love to see them do well, the more countries that are competitive in the international game the more chance the game has to grow.

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Post by fergiefurr » Sat 20 Oct, 2018 1:59 pm

People have bought into the Tonga hype train way too much. Their 6/7/9 are reserve graders and their edge defence will be a shambles. Australia will win and win well.

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Post by innsaneink » Sat 20 Oct, 2018 2:55 pm

fergiefurr wrote:
Sat 20 Oct, 2018 1:59 pm
People have bought into the Tonga hype train way too much. Their 6/7/9 are reserve graders and their edge defence will be a shambles. Australia will win and win well.
Yeah looking at their team on paper I can't help but feel the same way... Though if they bustle us and happen to score first with the crowd behind them going ballistic we could find it tough.
They will be up for this early but if we can stay in it we should come home too strong they won't go the distance

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