This was coming I have to admit I backed the Rabbits by 20+ at 4.00. This was always going to happen. Season was better than I thought and we are setup we’ll cap wise for the future. It’s a start let’s see who we sign as the roster is not good enough.
Key holes Prop, Edge Backrower, Centre and a brutal lock.
Agree. Tonight was always going to be tough. I sure hope there are quality players on the way because we have already lost a couple who have contributed this year and gained nothing.
I thought they had a go. Some loose handling and a million fifth tackle penalties and the wash up being we had less than 30% possession for the last 60 minutes of the game!! And this against a monster pack - our worst opposition scenario.
But as to the future……sigh.
My first post in this 130 page monster.
I wont pretend to know what has gone on in this saga. However I found IC’s statement pretty disappointing. As another poster noted, seemed to leave more unsaid than what actually was. I wonder if Ivan and Justin will be as tight going forward.
Most of the Sin bins this year seem to have been for players trying to stop the quick tap.
And they are mostly all ‘dives’. But even when they are not, what genius decided that the penalty for sticking an arm out or whatever from a quick tap (10 in the bin) should be so much more draconian than any other indescretion.
Trouble is, anyone who watched him last season knows he needs to defend better. Presumably that would have been the focus for him for the off-season. Can only assume that not much improvement has been noted, and that raises the question as to whether improvement will ever come??
I was pretty happy when he left us; last year or two with the Tigers his form seemed way down. However, I thought he went really well for the Broncos in their semi loss to the Rorters and in one or two games I saw him play earlier this year. If he can bring that form to the Tigers there is no question he will be an asset at some stage/stages during the season.
Directed the team well tonight. Ran often enough. Two try assists and a line break. I’d settle for that every week.
This is endemic as a tigers fan. We settle.
Wow what a ridiculous comment. why wouldnt we settle for those stats leading to a convincing win??