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News Brandon Wakeham signs two year deal

Discussion in 'Bulldogs Discussion' started by Spoonman84, May 21, 2020.

  1. Mr. Ditkovich

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    Also, once Lewis got hooked and Averillo came on at 6, Wakeham looked much more comfortable taking control of the team.
     
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  2. Prison Mike

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    Watch Cogger more closely man your not seeing the things that matter... He doesn't throw cut outs like Lewis because he isn't a brain dead idiot. Jack engages the line by playing over the advantage line and draws defenders and plays to the benefit of the man outside him all the time when the opportunity to do so is there. Not all 7s have to be flashy and it's why alot of people think he's shit.
     
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  3. DogsOfWar1704

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    Wouldn’t want Lewis anywhere near the ball I watched a video of passing drills the other day and he couldn’t even hit the target on the wall not even a metre away. Every pass was off target, he’s useless. Only good for a tackle and a bomb
     
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  4. Chris Harding

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    If he becomes our next superstar, can we expect him to be launched as the new face of the NRL, then be stripped of the title following an off season scandal; or will he walk out on us, and suddenly turn up playing for the Roosters?
     
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  5. Chris Harding

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    Reynolds once offered something, but he's older and has had less than a stellar career the past couple of seasons. A $750k asking price is not comparable to the value any club would get from him; and if the Tigers only want to pick up $150k of his wages, he might as well go to the UK. We are obviously shopping around for a back up roster should Foran suffer another season ending injury, but maybe we'd be better to keep Cogger and see what combinations we can develop, rather than pay overs for a bench player.
     
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  6. doggieaaron

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    Lewis should bulk up and play lock hed be smashing blokes up the middle,hes not creative enough to be a half but is a great defender
     
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  7. BELMORE

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    He’s too slow to play there it would hinder us in attack. Locks need to be mobile. Actually everyone needs to be mobile. Lewis is slow as fuck
     
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  8. Spoonman84

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    It's the halves or nothing for Lewis and after having plenty of chances in the halves it looks like it is nothing.

    You can't carry a player that can only tackle as the major feature of their game even on the bench.
     
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  9. JUNKYARD DOGS

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    Reduction of interchange will change the way the game is played soon. If he can bulk up maybe he can cut it at Lock. Im not sure. If Pay isn't going to use him with Foran, i'm not sure where he fits in the 17 at this stage. Still believe if he had Foran with him all season he would've improved a fair bit, but that isn't going to happen.
    Might be best for him bulk up see where he fits or may need to move onto another club with a solid spine to improve his career, maybe not dunno.
     
  10. Natboy

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    See how he goes returning this time. He’s had more comeback tours than John Farnham
     
  11. doggieaaron

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    As a back yes but youd be surprised hed be quicker than forwards
     
  12. BELMORE

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    Taumalolo is quicker than Lewis in every way. Lewis is slow off the mark.

    Just try and imagine this picture in your head: Lewis breaking through the middle with footwork and acceleration.

    See how impossible that seems even when you just try and think about it?
     
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  13. Dogggy

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    That’s pretty funny mate,
    Well I’m hoping this board has the smarts to both identify and retain a good player
    Also have a coach who can develop our juniors and teach skills
    We can’t go on loosing our best to other clubs otherwise how are we going to become champions again.
    Our dogs should be up there with the best with proper guidance.
     
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    Well done !!!
     
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    Agree...
    You either see it or you don't !!!
     
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    Nasheed alias here. Wakeham extension puts paid to Reynolds return...my head hurts.
     
  17. Thegoldtoothrat

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    Old school ball playing lock like when they would pick lewis or fittler at 13 playing for Australia to fit everyone in the team
     
  18. Thegoldtoothrat

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    Need someone with speed quick of the mark like cook. Like someone else said he could turn into a wade graham style forward.
     
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    Then why is he in in the halves. That means he will always struggle to take on the line. He just needs to bulk up. Not sure why we didn't take the carrot the Storm were dangling when they wanted him.
     
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  20. Mr. Ditkovich

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    We would’ve ended up with Addo Carr, who is lucky to even be playing this season after some very questionable decisions he has made recently.
     

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