2018 Grand Final. Storm v Roosters

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Re: 2018 Grand Final. Storm v Roosters

Postby nacho » Sun Sep 30, 2018 9:49 am

The drive up the Hume is going well. Gundagai McDonald's just what the Dr ordered!

Can't wait! Next stop... The big Merino

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Re: 2018 Grand Final. Storm v Roosters

Postby Daeman » Sun Sep 30, 2018 9:53 am

nacho wrote:The drive up the Hume is going well. Gundagai McDonald's just what the Dr ordered!

Can't wait! Next stop... The big Merino


Ahh, you drove past the front door of my childhood home about 40 mins ago!
Drive safe mate, the humes a bit boring but should be a pretty decent run.
At least now you can get an easy shot of the back end of the Merino these days :lol: :lol:

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Re: 2018 Grand Final. Storm v Roosters

Postby LESStar58 » Sun Sep 30, 2018 11:15 am

stormfan2010 wrote:Gameday Woo hoo !!!
Now for the drive up the Hume.

What's people's thoughts on actively trying to hurt Cronk if he does play.
I wouldn't want to take cheap shots at him but I'd like to see him smashed.


No cheap shots but he will be camped out defending on the wing. Whatever side he defends on is where we should put Suli. When he defends in the middle run Jesse and NAS at him all night.

He's a legend and what he achieved at Storm won't be forgotten but tonight he is the enemy.

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Re: 2018 Grand Final. Storm v Roosters

Postby Mattpoet » Sun Sep 30, 2018 11:18 am

He'll be on Addo-Carr's side. Always been a right side defender.

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Re: 2018 Grand Final. Storm v Roosters

Postby Mattpoet » Sun Sep 30, 2018 11:19 am

Be tempted to start NAS at left back row just for him...

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Re: 2018 Grand Final. Storm v Roosters

Postby Daeman » Sun Sep 30, 2018 11:25 am

Copper can't hide with a busted shoulder for 80 minutes, sooner or later trying to keep that shoulder out of play will create space.
Either someone has to push in close to his left to cover him, or he has to push right out against the side line to keep his shoulder outside the winger.

Of course there's always a possibility he's been foxing the seriousness of the injury....

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Re: 2018 Grand Final. Storm v Roosters

Postby yourhero » Sun Sep 30, 2018 12:46 pm

Exactly what the Roosters have clearly been aiming for. Get people thinking about Cronk’s potential impact on the game/liability in defence... he’s not playing guys.

Either way we should send heaps of traffic down that edge.

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Re: 2018 Grand Final. Storm v Roosters

Postby The Mauritian » Sun Sep 30, 2018 4:14 pm

The only way Cronk will play is off the bench. And they will only use him last 10 mins of game.

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Re: 2018 Grand Final. Storm v Roosters

Postby tugga » Sun Sep 30, 2018 4:24 pm

Anyone in the fenced off area behind our goals? Come have a beer

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Re: 2018 Grand Final. Storm v Roosters

Postby Daeman » Sun Sep 30, 2018 4:55 pm

If Cronk has a severely torn rotator cuff like they're saying, I agree, he's cooked and won't play.

However, if he's only pinched a nerve or bruised the joint or something less sever, he could be needled up and play.

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Re: 2018 Grand Final. Storm v Roosters

Postby glennb » Sun Sep 30, 2018 5:04 pm

According to all breaking media Cronk is playing

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Re: 2018 Grand Final. Storm v Roosters

Postby yourhero » Sun Sep 30, 2018 5:38 pm

glennb wrote:According to all breaking media Cronk is playing


“Medically cleared to play - now up to Cronk”

Cronk will decline at the last minute, saying he doesn’t want to be a liability. He will then go in for surgery next week. As per the plan devised last weekend.

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Re: 2018 Grand Final. Storm v Roosters

Postby Mattpoet » Sun Sep 30, 2018 6:08 pm

Assuming we run out as named, this will be the 4th Storm grand final to feature a Kaufusi as well as the 4th to feature a Bromwich.

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Re: 2018 Grand Final. Storm v Roosters

Postby Daeman » Sun Sep 30, 2018 6:25 pm

Cooper Cronk named in the final 17 as per NRL.com

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Re: 2018 Grand Final. Storm v Roosters

Postby TC » Sun Sep 30, 2018 6:27 pm

Getting excited now
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