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2019 FG Squad...Thoughts...?

Discussion in 'Bulldogs Discussion' started by Blue&whiteAxe, Sep 12, 2018.

  1. Blue&whiteAxe

    Blue&whiteAxe Kennel Enthusiast

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    Updated Team list for 2019

    01. Will Hopoate
    02. Christian Crichton
    03. New signing / Marcelo Montoya
    04. Kerrod Holland
    05. Reimis Smith
    06. Lachlan Lewis
    07. Keiran Foran
    08. Aiden Tolman
    09. Michael Lichaa
    10. Dylan Napa
    11. Corey Harawira-Naera
    12. Rhyse Martin
    13. Josh Jackson

    14. Sauaso Sue
    15. Danny Fualalo
    16. Adam Elliott
    17. Raymond Faitala-Mariner

    18. Ofiki Ogden
    19. Reouf Toomaga
    20. Jeremy Marshall King
    21. Nick Meaney
    22. Jack Cogger
    23. Chris Smith
    24. Nu Brown
    25. Tualau
    26. Jayden Okenbour
     
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  2. Sancho2020

    Sancho2020 Kennel Immortal Gilded

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    Meaney will start, pissing away anymore time with Hoppa at fb is just stupid.
     
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  3. Blue&whiteAxe

    Blue&whiteAxe Kennel Enthusiast

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    Nah not too sure about that. Drawing conclusions from the past few interviews with Jacko and hearing from Meaney himself (through members who have spoken with him personally) I think Pay will slowly ease him in over time and Start Hopa for the opening part of the season and replace him if he’s not traveling too well out the back.
     
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    Sancho2020 Kennel Immortal Gilded

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    Waste of time. If he hits the level he needs to hit during the off season then he needs to start. Hoppa's acceleration is absolute dog shit and he isn't worth persisting with at fullback because of it. If Hoppa could actually accelerate at a reasonable level and was a little more agile then he would be an elite fullback.
     
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  5. Blue&whiteAxe

    Blue&whiteAxe Kennel Enthusiast

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    I agree he’s not the quickest FB but I think he has everything else tbh.

    Honest question:

    1. Do you think he’s a better FB than Mbye?

    2. What would you rate him out of 10?

    3. Where would you rate him out of the top 16 Fullbacks in the NRL? 1-16.
     
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    Equal, 6, mid range. His acceleration holds him back way too much, so many missed opportunities last season because he just couldn't accelerate into space and was forced to pass or power his way through the defender.
     
  7. speedy2460

    speedy2460 Kennel Enthusiast

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    Good team and will surprise a lot of people. Couple of changes I would make are these.
    1) Meaney
    3) CHN
    11) Ogden
     
  8. TwinTurbo

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    Yep, safe under the high ball, break tackles, offloads and try creation, they are Hopoate’s strengths. I fancy our prospects with a full season and a pre season coaching of a team playing to those strengths. As Duffy shows every game, there is far more to being a fullback than the simplistic how fast you can run.

    If Meaney is good enough then he will force his way into the team, but he has to earn it. Which is what I really like about next seasons group, plenty of competition for positions, no one is really guaranteed a spot.


    Go Dogs
     
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  9. D.O.W.

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    1.Meaney
    2.Crichton
    3.Hopoate
    4.C.Smith
    5.R.Smith
    6.Lewis
    7.Foran
    8.CNH
    9.Brown
    10.Napa
    11.Jackson
    12.Martin
    13.RFM

    14.Tolman
    15.Sue
    16.Ogden
    17.To’Omaga
     
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  10. Blue&whiteAxe

    Blue&whiteAxe Kennel Enthusiast

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    Not sure that I’m too fond of that team. We have better players...
     
  11. DoggyStyla

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    01. Nick Meaney
    02. Christian Crichton
    03. Will Hopaote
    04. Kerrod Holland
    05. Reimis Smith
    06. Lachlan Lewis
    07. Keiran Foran
    08. RFM
    09. M Liccia
    10. Sauao Sue
    11. CHN
    12. Rhyse Martin
    13. Josh Jackson

    14. Jack Cogger
    15. Renouf To'omaga
    16. Adam Elliott
    17. Danny F
     
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  12. Mr Invisible

    Mr Invisible On a short hiatus.

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    Montoya will be there round 1 guaranteed ... people need to include him somewhere.
     
  13. Blue&whiteAxe

    Blue&whiteAxe Kennel Enthusiast

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    I think so too, but then again so will Chrichton. Then when you throw in the hopefull new gun outside back we’ve been trying to recruit for 6 months, who misses out?
     
  14. Sue

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    I think Pay will go with

    Meaney
    Crichton
    Hoppa
    Holland
    Smith
    Lewis
    Cogger
    Tolman
    Lichaa
    Napa
    RFM
    Jackson
    Elliott

    Sue
    Martin
    CHN
    JMK
     
  15. Blue&whiteAxe

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    And leave Foran the million dollar man in ISP?
     
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  16. Mr Invisible

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    Meaney won't start in first grade.

    Backline will be:

    1. Hoppa
    2. Smith
    3. Holland
    4. Montoya
    5. Crichton
     
  17. Blue&whiteAxe

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    Updated Team list for 2019

    01. Will Hopoate
    02. Christian Crichton
    03. New signing / Marcelo Montoya
    04. Kerrod Holland
    05. Reimis Smith
    06. Lachlan Lewis
    07. Keiran Foran
    08. Aiden Tolman
    09. Michael Lichaa
    10. Dylan Napa
    11. Corey Harawira-Naera
    12. Rhyse Martin
    13. Josh Jackson

    14. Sauaso Sue
    15. Danny Fualalo
    16. Adam Elliott
    17. Raymond Faitala-Mariner

    18. Ofahiki Ogden
    19. Reouf Toomaga
    20. Jeremy Marshall King
    21. Marcelo Montoya
    22. Nick Meaney
    23. Jack Cogger
    24. Chris Smith
    25. Nu Brown
    26. Tualau
    27. Jayden Okenbour
     
  18. Arthur

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    Im going with
    Hoppa
    Montoya first half/ Meany second half( Still raw)
    CHN
    Holland
    Smith
    Lewis
    Foran
    Tolman
    Lichaa(Half the season)/JMK (First half in reserve until he's ready to take over)
    Napa
    JJ
    Martin
    Elliot
    Toomonga
    Sue
    RFM
    Ogden
     
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  19. doggieaaron

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    I really hope renouf t gets on the bench he is the future
     
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  20. Sancho2020

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    Unfortunately that looks highly unlikely with the Napa signing.
     

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