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Re: Storm V Broncos

Postby Lucas » Sat Jul 01, 2017 6:47 am

We need to find a regular spot for Scott or we're going to lose him. Who do we phase out?

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Re: Storm V Broncos

Postby blazza18 » Sat Jul 01, 2017 8:54 am

Brisbane found a couple of holes in the defensive line that we'll need to tighten up in September but that was a really good defensive display, specially in their redzone.

Love how we've given extra responsibility to others to make plays for us in attack.

Scott has improved out of sight. Would imagine Blair comes straight back into the team but Scott is making a strong case for himself.

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Re: Storm V Broncos

Postby Deadpool » Sat Jul 01, 2017 9:12 am

I would rather Scott stay in the team over Blair. Blairs nothing special but Scott definitely is

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Re: Storm V Broncos

Postby blazza18 » Sat Jul 01, 2017 9:26 am

Blair has been solid and is a much better defender. Hard to lose a spot because of injury but if Scott continually plays well it would be hard to drop him.

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Re: Storm V Broncos

Postby Mattpoet » Sat Jul 01, 2017 10:30 am

The only thing you could do if you wanted to keep Scott and Blair in the team (and it would be a really harsh call) would be to put one of him or Blair to the wing and drop Addo-Carr. But, I wouldn't be doing that on current form either as Addo-Carr is another who is improving out of sight. It's a good problem to have though.

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Re: Storm V Broncos

Postby yourhero » Sat Jul 01, 2017 11:34 am

Blair's defence is far too good to lose out to Scott just yet. We will need strong edge defence come September.

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Re: Storm V Broncos

Postby Storm Spirit » Sat Jul 01, 2017 12:26 pm

Curtis Scott is signed until end of 2018 from what I can read.

By then....Chambers will still be at the start of his extended contract....and Blair is signed till end of 2018.

12 months is long time on footy...so who know what will have played out by then.

Curtis Scott could leave obviously...hope the club can convince him that he is a LONG term centre option at Storm.
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Re: Storm V Broncos

Postby Inglis#3 » Sat Jul 01, 2017 2:26 pm

Scott is a far superior player to Cheyse Blair. It's an obvious decision from my POV.

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Re: Storm V Broncos

Postby blazza18 » Sat Jul 01, 2017 3:15 pm

Would be surprised if he stayed in the team when Blair gets back in the team though. Just the way it is for young fellas.

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Re: Storm V Broncos

Postby RobbieRoss » Sat Jul 01, 2017 3:58 pm

As I said earlier in this thread ( in one of my many Captain Obvious moments!) , last night was a very important game for us, in securing an all-important top 2 spot. Particularly in that context , that was a superb result. Yes the Broncos had some big outs, but the way we sliced them up will not make them feel very confident if they have to come to AAMI Park for a final.

The 30 point differential also is a great help for us.

One very impressive aspect was that we put so many points on them whilst Jesse was off the field ( hopefully it is just a kick on the calf , as reported on Fox , and that he is sweet for next week), and with Jordy hopefully back next week.

As is shown by the comments of others above, Curtis Scott has created a very interesting selection dilemma when Cheyse returns . Not an issue next week of course against Parra, with Blair in for Chambers.

It is very enjoyable watching the Sharks v roosters game now on Fox, knowing one of them will fall even further behind us.

With this breathing space on top, we do not need to stress about the Parra game. Then a bye after SOO, which comes at a perfect time, amd then full steam ahead to the finals !

As a reflection of our depth , although we might have 7 guys in SOO3, we might have some pretty handy replacements( with a bit of luck re guys returning from injury )

Slater - Hughes
Chambers- Blair
Munster - Jacks
Cronk- Croft
C Smith- Griffin
Glasby- McLean
Kaufusi- Myles / Harry Grant ( depending on whether Craig is happy for Kenny to share the hooking role , or blood young Harry ),

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Re: Storm V Broncos

Postby yourhero » Sat Jul 01, 2017 5:30 pm

Anyone know how Cronk pulled up? He didn't look too great after that shot from Blair, grabbing his chest/shoulder.

For the record, the shot was fine/legal. Doesn't mean Blair isn't a piece of sh*t.

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Re: Storm V Broncos

Postby mystormboys » Sat Jul 01, 2017 9:08 pm

yourhero wrote:Anyone know how Cronk pulled up? He didn't look too great after that shot from Blair, grabbing his chest/shoulder.

For the record, the shot was fine/legal. Doesn't mean Blair isn't a piece of sh*t.


He has been commentating on Fox tonight - all ok has a couple of stitches where he got kicked above left eyebrow

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Re: Storm V Broncos

Postby LESStar58 » Sat Jul 01, 2017 10:23 pm

Mattpoet wrote:The only thing you could do if you wanted to keep Scott and Blair in the team (and it would be a really harsh call) would be to put one of him or Blair to the wing and drop Addo-Carr. But, I wouldn't be doing that on current form either as Addo-Carr is another who is improving out of sight. It's a good problem to have though.


Drop JAC for Scott or cheese?

What drugs are you on and where can I get some?

JAC and Suli are the 2 best wingers in the comp. Wouldn't trade them for International Dell and El Magic in the prime of their careers.

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Re: Storm V Broncos

Postby Scooter » Sun Jul 02, 2017 9:15 am

LESStar58 absolutely agree no chance you are dropping the Fox?

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Re: Storm V Broncos

Postby Mattpoet » Sun Jul 02, 2017 9:33 am

Not saying to do it, just making the point that you would have to drop someone to keep them in.


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