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Discussion in 'Bulldogs Discussion' started by Artybulldog 26, Nov 28, 2018.

  1. Artybulldog 26

    Artybulldog 26 Kennel Regular Gilded Premium Member

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    Who should be our backline in 2019?
    I'm going to go with:
    1.Hopa
    2.Meany (Ease into the transfer of fullback)
    3.CHN
    4.Holland
    5.Smith
     
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  2. cookieman909

    cookieman909 Kennel Enthusiast

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    1. Meaney
    2. Crichton
    3. Hoppa
    4. Holland
    5. Smith

    Fuck I miss the Morris boys.
     
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  3. Some doggies supporter

    Some doggies supporter Kennel Participant

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    I think if you switched Hoppa to the wing and Crichton to the centre’s it would a better backline overall. Especially with Crichton’s height not being such a detractor a centre
     
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  4. DoggyStyla

    DoggyStyla Kennel Enthusiast

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    Really? Josh was a great servant, he should have stayed.. When fit Brett was a gun, but I’m afraid his best years were at the Dragons..

    Meaney
    Smith
    Hoppa
    Montoya
    Crichton
     
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    COVENS Kennel Enthusiast Gilded Premium Member

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    Hoppa
    Meaney
    Olive
    Holland
    Smith
     
  6. BlackDawg

    BlackDawg Kennel Regular

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    1. Hoppa
    2. Chrichton
    3. To be Filled or CHN
    4. Holland
    5. Smith
     
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  7. shannon2009

    shannon2009 Kennel Regular

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    Meaney
    Okunbor
    Hopa
    Holland
    Smith

    Okunbor is big strong and reasonably fast I don’t care if he misses a tackle or two. Chuck him in and see if he can step up.
     
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  8. Howard Moon

    Howard Moon Kennel Immortal Gilded x2 Gilded Premium Member

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    Keen to see Harper in fg but probably a year off at least. I'd say the same as your lineup @Arthur
     
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  9. Sancho2020

    Sancho2020 Kennel Immortal Gilded

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    Would like Hoppa on the wing but he will probably be forced into centre. Meaney has to start at fullback if he's playing firstgrade. Holland and Smith have to make up one edge so that leave Crichton or Montoya to take up the the final spot..
     
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  10. Pogboom

    Pogboom Kennel Regular

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    I’d probably go with
    1- Meaney
    2- Smith
    3- Holland
    4- Hopoate/Harper/ a signing
    5- Crichton/Hopoate
     
  11. enoughsaid

    enoughsaid Kennel Tips Winner '04

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    Hoppa is the best Fullback in the club by a country mile
     
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  12. iDoggiesFan

    iDoggiesFan Kennel Regular

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    1. Meaney
    2. Hoppa
    3. CHN
    4. Holland
    5. Smith
     
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    GrogDog bad attitude

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    With so many signings and unproven young blokes who bloody knows. Happy to go with Pay on this one as he is working with them everyday, I'm sure he will know what their strengths are.
     
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    Horse Previously Noeasyday was right Gilded

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    1. Hopoate
    2. Crichton
    3. Montoya
    4. Holland
    5. Smith
     
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    Haddaway Previously Macho Man Randy Savage

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    I'd take Crichton. To me he gets sets started better out of dummy half better than Montoya. Montoya is like a slug out of dummy half.
     
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  16. ASSASSIN

    ASSASSIN The Bearded Crusader Gilded Premium Member The Kennel's Top Poster

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    Meaney
    Hoppa
    Harper
    Holland
    Smith

    I'd give them a run then adjust when needed
     
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    Hoppa cant play on the wing hes a slug
     
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    ASSASSIN The Bearded Crusader Gilded Premium Member The Kennel's Top Poster

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    I guess it all comes down to Meaney succeeding or not at FB.

    But I'd still try those 5 boys in the Back line, maybe not in the positions, but as long as they are on the field.
     
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    Sancho2020 Kennel Immortal Gilded

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    He looked pretty underwhelming for the Panthers this season despite a lot of people having wraps on him. Like you said he gets out from dh well but he didn't really have much pace and his finishing was rubbish. Hopefully he just needs time to adapt to firstgrade because we really need some decent backs.
     
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  20. Mr Invisible

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    What I reckon:
    1. Hoppa
    2. Smith
    3. Holland
    4. CHN/??
    5. Crichton

    What is most likely:
    1. Hoppa
    2. Smith
    3. Montoya
    4. Holland
    5. Crichton

    Can't see any of those 5 missing out for Meaney.
     

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