Round 18 Storm v Eels at AAMI Park Sat 8 July 7:30pm

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Round 18 Storm v Eels at AAMI Park Sat 8 July 7:30pm

Postby Scooter » Sun Jul 02, 2017 9:43 am

With the Origin boys out, there will be anywhere between 4 and 7 for Qld (Slater, Chambers, Cronk, Smith, Munster, Glasby and Kaufusi). I also wonder with Frizell under an injury cloud if Finucane is a chance for NSW (although I doubt it). Hopefully we get two or three players back from injury.
Here is a possible team for Saturday night:
1 Jahrome Hughes
2 Suilasi Vunivalu
3 Cheyse Blair / Young Tonumaipe'a / Justin Olam
4 Curtis Scott
5 Josh Addo-Carr
6 Ryley Jacks
7 Brodie Croft
8 Jesse Bromwich
9 Slade Griffin
10 Nelson Asofa-Solomona
11Kenny Bromwich
12 Tohu Harris
13 Dale Finucane
14 Jordan McLean
15 Joe Stimson
16 Mark Nicholls
17 Nate Myles / Harry Grant / Tommy Butterfield

Other available players: Charlie Galo, Jeremy Hawkins, Tui Kamikamica, Robbie Rochow, Scott Drinkwater.

I would think if Jacks is still injured that Hughes will play at 6 and Tonumaipe'a at full back. I know (depending on our second tier salary cap) there is a chance Harry Grant may debut off bench Saturday. I was also wondering based on our second tier cap whether Craig might opt for a hooker with more (albeit Qld Cup) experience in Tommy Butterfield. Butterfield played last week for Easts Tigers but not yesterday. Don't know if he is injured or if Craig requested he be put on ice. Or Bellamy could opt for Kenny to be the back up hooker.

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Re: Round 18 Storm v Eels at AAMI Park Sat 8 July 7:30pm

Postby Scooter » Sun Jul 02, 2017 9:55 am

Something else I just thought of is who is the goalkicker assuming Munster plays Origin? Stimson and when he is off Harris?

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Re: Round 18 Storm v Eels at AAMI Park Sat 8 July 7:30pm

Postby blazza18 » Sun Jul 02, 2017 12:00 pm

Hope we have a better option than Kenny as backup hooker.

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Re: Round 18 Storm v Eels at AAMI Park Sat 8 July 7:30pm

Postby mystormboys » Sun Jul 02, 2017 12:31 pm

blazza18 wrote:Hope we have a better option than Kenny as backup hooker.



It's looking like me at this stage :lol: :lol:

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Re: Round 18 Storm v Eels at AAMI Park Sat 8 July 7:30pm

Postby Bullucked » Sun Jul 02, 2017 2:03 pm

blazza18 wrote:Hope we have a better option than Kenny as backup hooker.

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Re: Round 18 Storm v Eels at AAMI Park Sat 8 July 7:30pm

Postby Bullucked » Sun Jul 02, 2017 2:04 pm

Bullucked wrote:
blazza18 wrote:Hope we have a better option than Kenny as backup hooker.


Bugger, try again...
Hook Slade Pause Griffen now and put Kenny in as No.9

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Re: Round 18 Storm v Eels at AAMI Park Sat 8 July 7:30pm

Postby Mattpoet » Sun Jul 02, 2017 2:55 pm

Everyone get down to training and try out for back up hooker

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Re: Round 18 Storm v Eels at AAMI Park Sat 8 July 7:30pm

Postby Scooter » Mon Jul 03, 2017 7:39 am

blazza18 wrote:Hope we have a better option than Kenny as backup hooker.


Blazza18 here are our hookers in first grade squad:
C Smith (Origin), B Smith (long term injury), Griffin (will be number 9 on Saturday), Turpin (long term injury).

So unless we include someone like Grant from Under 20s or someone like Butterfield from Tigers or Falcons, Kenny could be it.

In some other news, Jesse Bromwich (corked calf) and Tohu Harris (back) are both in some doubt for Saturday night. Cheyse Blair may return from injury but Jordan McLean won't as he injured his hamstring last week.

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Re: Round 18 Storm v Eels at AAMI Park Sat 8 July 7:30pm

Postby storminghome » Mon Jul 03, 2017 8:32 am

Jordan McLean the traitor can go and *lima lima lima duck* himself

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Re: Round 18 Storm v Eels at AAMI Park Sat 8 July 7:30pm

Postby yourhero » Mon Jul 03, 2017 10:04 am

storminghome wrote:Jordan McLean the traitor can go and *lima lima lima duck* himself


:lol: Calm the f*ck down!

Hopefully McLean's hamstring is Ok and no significant damage. We desperately need him... His constant hamstring issues is one thing I won't miss.

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Re: Round 18 Storm v Eels at AAMI Park Sat 8 July 7:30pm

Postby RobbieRoss » Mon Jul 03, 2017 10:16 am

I agree with yourhero. We need Jordan in our best 17, to win the thing this year. Glad we have Myles and Rochow now to help with depth, but McLean is clearly one of our best 4 props.

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Re: Round 18 Storm v Eels at AAMI Park Sat 8 July 7:30pm

Postby blazza18 » Mon Jul 03, 2017 10:39 am

He's been our best prop this season.

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Re: Round 18 Storm v Eels at AAMI Park Sat 8 July 7:30pm

Postby Storm2016 » Mon Jul 03, 2017 11:39 am

We are going to need jacks, jesse and tohu to b fit this week obviously, so on the basis of them being ok I hope we go something like this
1. Hughes
2. Vunivalu
3. Blair
4. Scott
5. Addo carr
6. Jacks
7. Croft
8. J.Bromwich
9. Griffen
10. NAS
11. Kaufusi
12. Harris
13. Finucane
14. K.Bromwich
15. Myles
16. Stimson
17. Nicholls

I think that's not a bad line up considering how many we have out. Hopefully Blair is fit otherwise we can play Young in the centres. Or if jacks isn't fit we can move Hughes to 5/8 and young in at fullback.

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Re: Round 18 Storm v Eels at AAMI Park Sat 8 July 7:30pm

Postby LESStar58 » Mon Jul 03, 2017 12:49 pm

storminghome wrote:Jordan McLean the traitor can go and *lima lima lima duck* himself


Settle down, mate. I suppose you think Tohu is a traitor as well.

He's just doing what's best for himself.

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Re: Round 18 Storm v Eels at AAMI Park Sat 8 July 7:30pm

Postby LESStar58 » Mon Jul 03, 2017 12:50 pm

RobbieRoss wrote:I agree with yourhero. We need Jordan in our best 17, to win the thing this year. Glad we have Myles and Rochow now to help with depth, but McLean is clearly one of our best 4 props.


Nelson as well. Just needs to stop his brain farts!


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