LIVE GAME Live Game Discussion, vs Raiders - Rd 25 *Spoilers*

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ElleryHanley

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Penrith could win with me playing halfback but wow, he’s had countless opportunities this season and largely fluffed them.
That pass to the touchie...missing everyone else by meters...probably his defining moment.

He is a step or two behind the pace for NRL.

When we are really on top, he can exist.

But when he has to do things in opp 20, he just can't react quickly enough.

Having watched him a lot in state cup, he struggles v the best teams down there also.

But looks very good v the bottom state cup teams. Perhaps that is his level.

The fact the Knights have not even attempted to get him (their halves are atrocious / he is a local) shows that no one else really rates him also.
 

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What I dont understand is that there have been teams in prior years that were wooden spooners but very few capitulated over successive series of games especially at the back end of the season and often tried to end the season on a high. There was rarely a game this year when i was confident we would come away with an assured win. This was the most disappointing thing I took out of this years team. No Jersey pride in the club or for the fans
 

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That pass to the touchie...missing everyone else by meters...probably his defining moment.

He is a step or two behind the pace for NRL.

When we are really on top, he can exist.

But when he has to do things in opp 20, he just can't react quickly enough.

Having watched him a lot in state cup, he struggles v the best teams down there also.

But looks very good v the bottom state cup teams. Perhaps that is his level.

The fact the Knights have not even attempted to get him (their halves are atrocious / he is a local) shows that no one else really rates him also.

I’d say dropping that kick against the Titans that lost us the game. Talk about your clutch player.
 

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Yep...100% Madge's man.

We even waited a year for his court case.

Plays hard for about 10 mins.....a month.

Softest prop in the game.

He should pray before an alter bearing Madge's face every day for that four year deal.
3 more years, lol
Never shown anything to deserve that eh.

I hope a super league release can be worked out.
 

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Poor Madden,
Career reserve grader.

Take care.
Yes, I think the whole we need Madden thing has been put to bed. Maybe in a couple of years but not right now.
Isn’t it funny how you don’t know what you’ve got until it’s gone ie Brooks.
Now I’ve been as critical as anyone else but maybe those 200 games plus a little revised coaching might just be part of our solution.
I think he’ll have one more season to come good, otherwise it’s down in value or see you later.
 

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Yes, I think the whole we need Madden thing has been put to bed. Maybe in a couple of years but not right now.
Isn’t it funny how you don’t know what you’ve got until it’s gone ie Brooks.
Now I’ve been as critical as anyone else but maybe those 200 games plus a little revised coaching might just be part of our solution.
I think he’ll have one more season to come good, otherwise it’s down in value or see you later.
I think any 23 contracted players need a pre season ASAP.

They play like they don't know each other and cannot grasp the basics.

Hard pre season + all their heads to be shaved.

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Time to toughen these wussies up.
 

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My point was not to rehash this season but to start the ball rolling for next.
Had it been me, I would have said a few words about moving forward.
Just my thoughts.,
With respect Hal it is the coach's press conference. I think for Sheens to takeover would be disrespectful in my opinion.
 

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I think JTJ was done well before us Ink.

His final season with Souths, that backline literally all scored at will.

Except him...he was gone that season also.

Dropped and released.
I think Madge threw him a lifeline hoping he might do something for WT but it never eventuated.
Maybe a bit like Grub at the Dogs could turn out to be. Tricky one for CC cuz former Dogs fan favourite but can’t see him anything other than about 18-19th man.
Heads willing but body weak.
 

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I never watched the game today but did Tamou enjoy his last game …….. 🤔
 

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What I dont understand is that there have been teams in prior years that were wooden spooners but very few capitulated over successive series of games especially at the back end of the season and often tried to end the season on a high. There was rarely a game this year when i was confident we would come away with an assured win. This was the most disappointing thing I took out of this years team. No Jersey pride in the club or for the fans
For mine, we always held the Bulldogs in our first game with them and the Broncos at bay long enough that I was very confident we’d win. I was also very confident we’d beat Warriors in our first game with them, the depleted Penrith team, and Knights in our second game with them….so what would I know I guess?
 

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Still think DL would make a great 5/8 And AD centre and try to get Reuben Garrick and he would get more money than he gets paid at Manly, and thats wingers wages, and we would get a great Fullback and brilliant goalkicker.
Daine Laurie could become like 05 Benji...


Maybe.
He's very average at fullback imo.
 
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