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Dragons Team

Post by tig_prmz » Tue 22 Jul, 2014 4:23 pm

1 Adam Quinlan
2 Brett Morris
3 Josh Dugan
4 Gerard Beale
5 Jason Nightingale
6 Gareth Widdop
7 Benji Marshall
8 Ben Creagh (c)
9 Mitch Rein
10 Mike Cooper
11 Leeson Ah Mau
12 Joel Thompson
13 Jack de Belin

14 Bronson Harrison
15 Shane Pumipi
16 Will Matthews
17 Jack Stockwell
19 Nathan Green
24 Charly Runicman

Coach: Paul McGregor

we should shred their forward pack to pieces.
a massive test of character for the forward pack imo. it will test their honesty

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Post by westTAHger » Tue 22 Jul, 2014 4:29 pm

if wests-tigers treat them lightly, the dragons will win.
they will be no push-over.
they have plenty of speed to burn in the back line. Dugan & Marshall have a good combo going.
shut down Benji Marshall & Gareth Widdop, and it will cause the dragons issues.
Benji will be out to have a blinder, to show all he still can be a game changer.

in saying that, as long as wests-tigers win, we all will be satisfied.
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Post by Peaches » Tue 22 Jul, 2014 4:38 pm

Beat them up straight through the middle. That's a pretty small team. I don't think there is one recognised specialist prop named.

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Post by tigersrule4life » Tue 22 Jul, 2014 4:45 pm

We will be up for this game big time cant wait to smash them this week.

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Post by joebob » Tue 22 Jul, 2014 4:46 pm

This team with the "small pack"smashed us at the start of the year. Lets not get too confident.

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Post by supercoach » Tue 22 Jul, 2014 4:49 pm

Any side with a quality backline will test us

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Post by Geo. » Tue 22 Jul, 2014 4:52 pm

With Marshall Widdop Dugan Morris and Nightingale they have points in them we need our defense on the edges to be better than it has been for most of the season...Control the pill and our forward pack should be to much for them...
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Post by MacDougall » Tue 22 Jul, 2014 5:04 pm

We need to play them with the mentality we played the Bulldogs. Rather than trying to devise a game plan to counter an agile side, we need to just play to OUR strengths.

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Post by foreveratiger » Tue 22 Jul, 2014 5:20 pm

Benji will be most under pressure i believe , as his former team mates know his game in side out , just don't rush up on him .
We play the percentages and take them up the middle , we should wear them out , easy said than done .
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Post by VanillaThunder » Tue 22 Jul, 2014 5:42 pm

Tell Jesse to follow Benji around like the plague and smash him if he so much as blinks.
Their backs concern me, pack not so much.

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Post by jirskyr » Tue 22 Jul, 2014 5:42 pm

They belted us Rd 1, let that be at the top of our minds.

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Post by Milky » Tue 22 Jul, 2014 6:02 pm

Farah will fire up the boys, he will want to destroy Benji.

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Post by hobbo » Tue 22 Jul, 2014 6:12 pm

Milky wrote:Farah will fire up the boys, he will want to destroy Benji.
I'm sure farah would've already been in benjis ear !
...mind games...

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Post by barra » Tue 22 Jul, 2014 6:59 pm

joebob wrote:This team with the "small pack"smashed us at the start of the year. Lets not get too confident.
Exactly. They did to us what we did to the Dogs last weekend.

Really need to have our heads in the game this time.

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Post by Newtown » Tue 22 Jul, 2014 7:06 pm

We lost concentration when we hit the front against them last time. Good rotation of our bench and good focus will be needed this Sunday.

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Post by Demps » Tue 22 Jul, 2014 8:02 pm

They're soft.
Pathetic bench.
Put em to sleep boys!

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Post by willow » Tue 22 Jul, 2014 8:52 pm

joebob wrote:This team with the "small pack"smashed us at the start of the year. Lets not get too confident.
Correct. We ran through a much bigger pack a couple of days ago. We can't go out expecting to win and we need to do the hard yards. Benji may be past his best but if we don't turn up defensively, he'll tear us a new one, and Widdop destroyed us in round 1.

We need to pick up where we left off against the Dogs, play it up the middle, complete our sets and get a good kick/chase in. The rest will follow.

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