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News Kieran Foran for NRL return says Bulldogs coach Dean Pay

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  1. Prison Mike

    Prison Mike Kennel Immortal

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    Yes alot of boring grinding games where we still struggled to score points
     
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  2. bradyk

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    We were predicted/expected to finish second last before a ball was kicked. I'd now say with the Warriors situation we've been bumped up one position (14th).

    The amount of wins the third last teams have got over the last three years:
    2019 Cowboys 9 wins
    2018 Titans 8 wins
    2017 Tigers 7 wins

    (Just saying, two of those clubs have recruited a lot better than us, which was expected due to our salary cap position)

    In 2019 we finished on 10 wins when we were expected/predicted for the wooden spoon. If we're able to get 10 wins this season that's better than expected (like 2019 was). You're placing unrealistic expectations on the team and until we bring in top talent (2021) anything different is going to be a miracle.
     
  3. The_Chimpster

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    Roosters put 38 on us in round 14 while we managed 12
    Broncos game round 18 was 28-6

    We got lucky with a few games last year by grinding out results against a few top 8 teams, our defence for the most part was hardly anything to sing praises by
     
  4. Donkey Slayer

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    Just look at his signings
     
  5. Teddybear

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    You make your own luck
     
  6. DT

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    Well I reckon DWZ only has 1 more dropped bomb in him and he will be a winger...luv his passion and hitting the ball back but his hands are feet.
    Lewis will end up a lock eventually.
     
  7. DT

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    Hey I agree with you but I doubt any other team is concerned who plays for us..we are lambs to the slaughter unfortunately still
     
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  8. KLil

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    Averillo on the wing slowly worked into FB.

    Wakeham in the halves with Foran.

    Lewis on the bench as a utility.
     
  9. Chris Harding

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    It could be worse. Foran will be targeted by every forward trying to attack his injured shoulder. We could sign Reynolds, and witness Foran carried off after 20 minutes, and Reynolds following soon after for tripping.
     
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    Reynolds will either get sent off for tripping or join Foran in the casulty ward.
     
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    Fuck me. I'd hate to see the poems you read. Poetry in motion. Fucking motion sickness.
     
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  12. TwinTurbo

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    These days players don't get sent of for tripping, they just get "on report" and cop a fine later. That said any Bulldogs player will get sent off and cop a 5 game holiday, just because it's us of course.

    Go Dogs
     
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    And what position would you suggest he plays off the bench?? Hooker? Hell no. And I'm sorry to say, you simply don't carry a backup half on your bench. Averilo on the other hand can play anywhere from 1-7, so he makes sense. Wakeham is an out and out half. Not a utility. Either he starts, or he doesn't play.
     
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  14. Spoonman84

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    Averillo as the bench utility is a no brainier. He covers the whole backline and can spark something when he comes on.
     
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  15. silva

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    With Foran at 7 reynolds would thrive at 6
     
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    I agree Lewis will end as lock. I think he will a half decent lock in Bundy cup or nsw cup.
    It won't be in 1st grade. It's simple Lewis does not belong in 1st grade.
     
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    So Thursday he didn't sound like a chance, and yesterday he is.

    Intersting times ahead.
     
  18. Spoonman84

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    Not really he just hadn’t done a contact session and the day after that story he did a contact session.
     
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    How on earth do you make worthwhile signings when the bank is empty.
    Bankcard doesnt cut it here.
     
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    We dont need Lewis as a lock. The forwards are not that bad. We desperately need a centre and he might just fill the bill
    instead of Smith. Drop Creighton and put Smith back to the wing.
    Foran and Wakeham is apparently the way they are going, so Averillo is a must for the bench.
     

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