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Discussion in 'Bulldogs Discussion' started by MR SS, Nov 28, 2019.

  1. MR SS

    MR SS Kennel Regular

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    Something different to talk about

    1. DWZ
    2. Okonbur
    3. Hoppa
    4. ? Holland/montoya/harper all nothing special
    5. Smith
    6. Cogger
    7. Lewis
    8. Tolman
    9. JMK
    10. Napa
    11. CHN
    12. Stimson
    13. Jackson
    14. Katao
    15. Toomaga
    16. Ogden
    17. Rfm

    I feel Elliot and Chris Smith Will be in the side. Not confident next year
     
  2. bradyk

    bradyk Kennel Enthusiast

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    This is what I think we'll go with.

    1. DWZ
    2. Meaney
    3. Reimis
    4. Hopoate
    5. Okunbor
    6. Wakeham
    7. Lewis
    8. Tolman
    9. JMK
    10. Napa
    11. CHN
    12. Jackson
    13. Elliott

    14. Katoa
    15. RFM
    16. Toomaga
    17. Stimson

    *Removed the /'s for people who don't understand how priority works.
     
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  3. btrainben

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    This is the team I would pick. In brackets is what the team will likely be.

    1: DWZ
    2: Meaney
    3: Harper (Smith)
    4: Hopoate
    5: Smith (Okunbur)
    6: Cogger
    7: Wakeham (Lewis)
    8: Tolman
    9: JMK
    10: To'omaga (Napa)
    11: CHN
    12: Stimson (Jackson)
    13: Jackson (Elliott)

    14: Katoa
    15: Napa (To'omaga)
    16: Ogden (Stimson)
    17: RFM (Britt)
     
  4. Jackson_1994

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    My Round 1 team
    1. Dallin Watene-Zelezniak
    2. Jayden Okunbor /Nick Meaney
    3. Morgan Harper
    4. Will Hopoate
    5. Reimis Smith
    6. Lachlan Lewis
    7. Brandon Wakeham
    8. Aiden Tolman
    9. Jeremy Marshall-King
    10. Dylan Napa
    11. Corey Harawira-Naera
    12. Joe Stimson
    13. Josh Jackson (C)
    Bench
    14. Sione Katoa
    15. Adam Elliott
    16. Renouf To'omaga
    17. Raymond Faitala-Mariner
    Extended squad
    18. Jake Averillo
    19. Isaiah Tass
    20. Nick Meaney / Jayden Oknabur
    21. Ofahiki Ogden
    22. Dean Britt
    23. Jack Cogger
    24. Sauaso Sue
    25. Chris Smith
    26. Christian Crichton
    27. Kieran Foran
    28. Kerrod Holland
    29. Marcelo Montoya

    Notes :
    * Holland and Montoya should not see 1st grade this season Averillo and Tass should both be in front of them
    * Wakeham and Lewis to start in halfs but if Lewis struggles 1st couple of weeks in attack swap him with Cogger and Wakeham should get first crack at the 7 he was strong for Fiji and it's his time to take it with both hands
    * CHN Stimson in back row JJ at Lock it's a strong back row
    * Morgan Harper should get first crack at the centre spot
    * Adam Elliott I'm not a fan of but he is a auto pick due to being coaches pet
    * RFM and Renouf where a positive off the bench for us in the backend of the season but super coach needs to give them longer time on the field
    * Start with Katoa at 14 but I wouldn't mind having Averillo there if Katoa fails Averillo can cover the backs 1-7 and it would be a good way to bring him into grade
    * Starting with 2 big wingers is what is needed in the modern game they both make planty of metres out of our danger zone my concern about Jayden is he gets found out to often in defence but he needs to get that sorted quick if he wants to stay in grade


    I had a bit of time on my hands so I thought I will give my opinion hahaha
     
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  5. _G-Dog_

    _G-Dog_ Kennel Immortal

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    Pay is a fan of Cogger and Meaney, he brang them down from Newcastle.. Im sure he will give both starting 13 positions..

    1: DWZ
    2: Meaney/Okunbor
    3: Harper
    4: Hopoate
    5: Smith
    6: Lewis
    7: Cogger (Pay says Lewis and Cogger will develop into a geeat halves combo)
    8: Tolman
    9: JMK
    10: Napa
    11: CHN
    12: Stimson
    13: Jackson

    Bench players: Katoa, To'omaga, Ogden, RFM, Britt
     
  6. Sancho2020

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    1. DWZ
    2. Smith
    3. Averillo
    4. Hoppa
    5. Meaney
    6. Cogger
    7. Wakeham
    8. Tolman
    9. JMK
    10. Napa
    11. Stimson
    12. CHN
    13. Jackson

    14. Katoa
    15. To'omaga
    16. RFM
    17. Elliott


    Obviously this won't happen..
     
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  7. Natboy II

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    I really like that you don’t have / / in there
     
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  8. CaRomelo Koala

    CaRomelo Koala Previously Cogger Cronk

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    1. DWZ
    2. Smith
    3. Mbye/Joey Leilua
    4. Hoppa
    5. Meaney
    6. Cogger
    7. Wakeham
    8. Tolman
    9. JMK/Friend
    10. Napa
    11. Stimson
    12. CHN
    13. Jackson

    14. Katoa/Ogden
    15. To'omaga
    16. RFM
    17. Elliott
    31. Lewis
     
  9. wendog33

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    Good team. No x factor so middle of the pack. Certainly no need to be playing into bookies hands at 15th.
     
  10. flamebouyant

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    True that. It's hardly picking a team if you provide 3 different options for each position and then complain when pay doesnt pick who you want each week. Lol
     
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  11. DinkumDog

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    It might happen by Round 8...
     
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    1. Radradra
    2. Addo-Carr
    3. Scott
    4. Ramien
    5. Chambers
    6. Latrell
    7. Foran injured
    8. Thompson
    9. Api
    10. Ese’ese
    11. Fifita
    12. Oates in the second row
    13. SBW

    14. Sezer
    15. Frizell
    16. Walmsley
    17. Woods - if we’re still paying part of his salary he can play round 1 for us

    Coach. Justin Holbrook
    Assistant. Shane Flanagan

    Overlord. Gus
     
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  13. Sancho2020

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    Maybe. Either way there really shouldn't be that many selection dramas right now, only a few positions should really be up for debate imo.
     
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  14. UndeadShadowMan

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    Remis will need to play out of position in the centres & Okunbor onto the wing because our club couldn't even buy a centre. Holland, Montoya must never see first grade & Harper too green.
     
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    1. DWZ
    2. Smith
    3. Averillo
    4. Hoppa
    5. Meaney/Okonbur
    6. Lewis
    7. Wakeham
    8. Tolman
    9. JMK
    10. Napa
    11. Stimson
    12. CHN
    13. Jackson

    14. Katoa
    15. To'omaga
    16. RFM
    17. Elliott/Ogden
     
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  16. KLil

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    2020 is still a building year so u might as well see who out of Harper, Montoya, Averillo and maybe Reimis take the left centre position.

    Orrr u never know we might end up with LM/Carr on the left edge...:tongueclosed:
     
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  17. DinkumDog

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    I’d like to see either Harper or Averillo make it theirs. I’d leave Reimis on the wing - 12 tries in 2019 proves he’s a great finisher and that was not seeing enough ball - imagine if he saw more ball/space...no, not from either of the other two fellas you mentioned - they’re not coming...
     
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  18. JUNKYARD DOGS

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    Totally agree, I really think Averillo can step up and make the spot his this year. Honestly we have nothing to lose on this just do it I say.

    Averillo, Topine and Tass give em a run at some stage.
     
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    Tass may well get a look in at some stage towards the back of the year or depending on injuries. I'd be very surprised if Holland or Montoya will be renewed beyond 2020 - I don't dislike them for any reason, they just haven't cut through when needed.
    Topine has a big future but damn we've got so many back rowers, he'll have to bide his time a little bit I'd say.
    Both very young and with Topine locked up until the end of 2022 no rush.
     
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  20. JUNKYARD DOGS

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    That's how I feel too mate.
    We need to focus on these young guys coming through, they have the talent.
    2020 need to throw these guys in we are 50/50 on to see what they have and if they can actually cut it to see where we are at for 2021 and beyond.
     
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