Round 23 - Storm vs Roosters

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Re: Round 23 - Storm vs Roosters

Postby Gaiscioch » Sun Aug 13, 2017 10:13 am

Nacho, great to read your thoughts on some of the individual players. They are all putting their hands up and playing unselfishly as a squad.
My only concern is Griffen, he's doing some good work out there, but it feels like we have more options to cover what he's essentially doing unless he's making a direct swap for Cameron Smith.

Scooter and Blazzer, ya both make great points, it felt like it should of been a penalty and a sin-bin, but the penalty try was as if it was "cutting off the nose to spite the face" and it makes sense in that regards as what else would get the message home to law-breaking players. I mean that shoulder charge also from Latrell lol.

Napa and JWH done well for the Roosters, but wouldn't agree that their pack out played us or slowed us down on the play the balls any more than we did to them. Connor Watson was their best player and a player for us to watch out for if we clash with them again. But an enjoyable watch on the tele against 1 & 2, a worthy game of their positions in the comp.
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Re: Round 23 - Storm vs Roosters

Postby bushman » Sun Aug 13, 2017 10:51 am

Anyone who thinks Roosters where the better team hand in your membership now. The amount of high shots, laying on, hands on the ball in the tackle, players not getting up to play the ball, wrong call for obstruction and the ten meters or was 8 or 6 but were back sometimes 13 and this are the best refs for a 1v2 clash. My god. They should have a player down at some stage of the game as well. They really need to fix the refs they are broken at the moment and I don't just mean our game. And as for the pen try the rule states in the opinion of the referee not that it has to a defendant try even if he a 60% chance of scoring it should be a try when a foul has been deliberately committed.

Beat team won

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Re: Round 23 - Storm vs Roosters

Postby Chip » Sun Aug 13, 2017 11:02 am

Gaiscioch wrote:Nacho, great to read your thoughts on some of the individual players. They are all putting their hands up and playing unselfishly as a squad.
My only concern is Griffen, he's doing some good work out there, but it feels like we have more options to cover what he's essentially doing unless he's making a direct swap for Cameron Smith.

Scooter and Blazzer, ya both make great points, it felt like it should of been a penalty and a sin-bin, but the penalty try was as if it was "cutting off the nose to spite the face" and it makes sense in that regards as what else would get the message home to law-breaking players. I mean that shoulder charge also from Latrell lol.

Napa and JWH done well for the Roosters, but wouldn't agree that their pack out played us or slowed us down on the play the balls any more than we did to them. Connor Watson was their best player and a player for us to watch out for if we clash with them again. But an enjoyable watch on the tele against 1 & 2, a worthy game of their positions in the comp.


That pressure on Pearse in the last throes of the game though!

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Re: Round 23 - Storm vs Roosters

Postby sallymay » Sun Aug 13, 2017 11:10 am

I'm sorry but last night Slade Griffen played the best 10 minutes of his life


I mean he spent 70 minutes near my seat warming up so much so it distracted me from watching half the game then he goes on and puts pressure on Pearse and gets a fast play the ball the play before the try

I think he is slow (most of the time ) but last night was good
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Re: Round 23 - Storm vs Roosters

Postby Kettles » Sun Aug 13, 2017 11:16 am

I'd like a dollar, just a dollar for every time Bellamy has said "you know". Bloody hell, he can put it 4 or 5 times into a sentence. Even Smith says it. The post-match wrap-ups are just excruciating. You know?

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Re: Round 23 - Storm vs Roosters

Postby Kettles » Sun Aug 13, 2017 11:27 am

nacho wrote:
Stimson - makes me forget we are even missing Tohu. That position is in good hands for the next few years with him around



Not in the least bit fussed with Harris missing. Not even fussed about him coming back to the 1st grade to be honest. We are indeed in safe hands.
Great servant and all, and thanks for everything, but once you have announced you are leaving, your heart seriously cannot be 100% into the task.
His possible inclusion may very well IMbalance the side if I'm honest.

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Re: Round 23 - Storm vs Roosters

Postby Kettles » Sun Aug 13, 2017 11:33 am

Sorry to answer my own point, but it's also a tactical, man-management issue. Harris is off. We wish him well.
If Tohu gets selected in the pointy end, it will be at the expense of one of our emerging stars, robbing them of valuable big game experience and giving up their spot for someone who is out of the joint.
As someone said, you don't make wholesale changes and you don't flirt with form.

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Re: Round 23 - Storm vs Roosters

Postby sallymay » Sun Aug 13, 2017 11:38 am

Think Fusi might be out a few weeks with his knee...bit worrying

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Re: Round 23 - Storm vs Roosters

Postby RobbieRoss » Sun Aug 13, 2017 11:44 am

Fantastic match. Brilliant atmosphere. They were up for it. We won. Nuff said.

I took my 19 year old nephew last night to his first ever rugby league game. He is absolutely hooked. He recognised how Cam Smith just controls the game, he marvelled at how we fought back when we looked gone, and I think he has a Man crush on the Fox !

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Re: Round 23 - Storm vs Roosters

Postby Scooter » Sun Aug 13, 2017 11:52 am

sallymay wrote:Think Fusi might be out a few weeks with his knee...bit worrying


Yes Felise didn't look good, which is a shame. Some of his tackling last night were awesome.

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Re: Round 23 - Storm vs Roosters

Postby blazza18 » Sun Aug 13, 2017 11:53 am

Felise is only one of two to play every game for us this year. Would be a shame to see him miss time.

Kettles wrote:Sorry to answer my own point, but it's also a tactical, man-management issue. Harris is off. We wish him well.
If Tohu gets selected in the pointy end, it will be at the expense of one of our emerging stars, robbing them of valuable big game experience and giving up their spot for someone who is out of the joint.
As someone said, you don't make wholesale changes and you don't flirt with form.


I mean Tohu coming back and pushing Stimson to the bench makes our team better. Which is a good thing you know.

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Re: Round 23 - Storm vs Roosters

Postby yourhero » Sun Aug 13, 2017 12:12 pm

Smith’s kicking game was outstanding. Really helped swing momentum our way on a number of occasions.

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Re: Round 23 - Storm vs Roosters

Postby Gaiscioch » Sun Aug 13, 2017 12:27 pm

bushman wrote:Anyone who thinks Roosters where the better team hand in your membership now ...


I like your style lol.

Is it one more win for the club and they stitch up the J.J. Giltinan Shield and are crowned Prelim Winners again?
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Re: Round 23 - Storm vs Roosters

Postby Mattpoet » Sun Aug 13, 2017 12:42 pm

One win, one draw or a loss/draw for Brisbane and probably Sydney

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Re: Round 23 - Storm vs Roosters

Postby Storm Spirit » Sun Aug 13, 2017 12:59 pm

Kettles wrote:I'd like a dollar, just a dollar for every time Bellamy has said "you know". Bloody hell, he can put it 4 or 5 times into a sentence. Even Smith says it. The post-match wrap-ups are just excruciating. You know?


we can't all be Rhode Scholars or Harvard Graduates like you mate....

Craig's a brilliant coach and great mastermind and terrific bloke to boot...his use of grammer is immaterial.
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