ROUND 5 vs TITANS

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ROUND 5 vs TITANS

Postby Mattpoet » Tue Apr 01, 2014 1:48 pm

I'm expecting this team to be named today:

1.Slater
2.Waqa
3.Chambers
4.Fonua
5.Tonumaipeia/O'Neill
6.Hampton
7.Cronk
8.J.Bromwich
9.Smith (c)
10.Norrie
11.Proctor
12.Hoffman
13.Hinchcliffe
14.K.Bromwich
15.Harris
16.McLean
17.Garbutt/Rose

This week will see Bryan Norrie play his 100th Storm Game and Ryan Hinchcliffe play his 150th NRL Game.
Congratulations to both.

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Re: ROUND 5 vs TITANS

Postby blazza18 » Tue Apr 01, 2014 6:21 pm

Has Roberts been named to save us ?

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Re: ROUND 5 vs TITANS

Postby Mattpoet » Tue Apr 01, 2014 7:08 pm

So, it's as I expected:

1.Slater
2.Waqa
3.Chambers
4.Fonua
5.Tonumaipeia
6.Hampton
7.Cronk
8.J.Bromwich
9.Smith
10.Norrie
11.Proctor
12.Hoffman
13.Hinchcliffe
14.k.Bromwich
15.Harris
16.McLean
17.Garbutt
18.Glasby

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Re: ROUND 5 vs TITANS

Postby glennb » Wed Apr 02, 2014 6:38 pm

Could someone find out what has happened to Rose. He is not named, he did not play last week and he was not named in the injury reports. I have heard he did not even go to Perth last week, even through he was named, (I know that does not mean much).

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Re: ROUND 5 vs TITANS

Postby Mattpoet » Wed Apr 02, 2014 8:55 pm

i'm guessing he now comes in for McLean, unless Glasby plays at prop or Weston comes in that is

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Re: ROUND 5 vs TITANS

Postby mattstormy » Wed Apr 02, 2014 10:18 pm

Expect some changes on game day. We can't keep doing what we did last year and having the same old team roll out every week. That is where we struggled, we had no variety in the backs and no one really pushed for spots as Bellyache would remain too loyal. Hard decisions have to be made, and maybe Robinson and O'Neill might make an inclusion this week. Also remember there is not going to be Jordan McLean for the next seven weeks so maybe bring in a new prop such as Felise Kafusi. Here is what I would like to see line up at the last minute:

1. Slater
2. Waqa
3. Chambers
19. Robinson
20. O'Neill
6. Hampton
7. Cronk
8. J. Bromwich
9. Smith (C)
10. Norrie
11. Proctor
12. Hoffman
13. Hinchcliffe

14. K. Bromwich
15. Harris
17. Garbutt
21. Rose or Kafusi

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Re: ROUND 5 vs TITANS

Postby Mattpoet » Wed Apr 02, 2014 11:13 pm

Kaufusi won't play before he gets some qcup time under his belt. Weston is a more likely inclusion imo

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Re: ROUND 5 vs TITANS

Postby blazza18 » Thu Apr 03, 2014 12:05 pm

If Rose doesn't play I kinda do hope Bellamy thinks outside the box and goes with Kaufusi. Would love to see some more aggression, specially against another biggish pack.

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Re: ROUND 5 vs TITANS

Postby Johns » Thu Apr 03, 2014 3:37 pm

I wonder if Juz will come in. I think he will for Young but don't know what Belly is thinking.

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Re: ROUND 5 vs TITANS

Postby scriptyx » Thu Apr 03, 2014 4:30 pm

I think Juz will come in and Mahe will stay at Centre...he isn't playing to badly there...Chambers has been disappointing but he will surely pic up his game shortly

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Re: ROUND 5 vs TITANS

Postby yourhero » Thu Apr 03, 2014 6:34 pm

Assuming Juz comes in for Young, they may swap sides for Mahe and Chambers.

Unlikely given Hampton's defensive issues but Chambers is just nullified on the left.

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Re: ROUND 5 vs TITANS

Postby Scooter » Sat Apr 05, 2014 12:35 pm

Mahe is playing NSW Cup.

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Re: ROUND 5 vs TITANS

Postby blazza18 » Sat Apr 05, 2014 12:44 pm

Interesting decisions. Wonder what side Chambers will play then ?

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Re: ROUND 5 vs TITANS

Postby bula » Sat Apr 05, 2014 2:39 pm

Really surprised Mahe was dropped. He has been pretty good at centre. Tonumaipea isnt a winger in first grade and should be moved or given more time in Reserves.
Wonder what this weeks performance will be like

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Re: ROUND 5 vs TITANS

Postby brisbanestorm » Sat Apr 05, 2014 2:42 pm

Scooter wrote:Mahe is playing NSW Cup.


Don't really understand this. 'Our backline has been weak so we'll drop the player who's been performing the best'. Honestly I think Waqa has gotten a bit of an easy run in terms of criticism. Every single time he's run the ball this year I've been worried he's going to try one of his stupid offloads.


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