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Most Hyped Junior

Discussion in 'NSW Cup / Juniors' started by Mitch Connor, Feb 25, 2017.

  1. Mitch Connor

    Mitch Connor Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Curious to see who our most hyped junior is currently. Then we can kind of follow their progression this season and see what becomes.

    I've read Giordan Patea's name alot over the last few years. Set to debut in 20's come round 1. Has been with us all through the lower grades and high performance units previously.

    Massive human, 6'2 - 114kg prop/backrower.

    Keighran and Okunbor are probably the most likely aswell.
     
  2. Spoonman84

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    He's not our junior anyore but the hypre around Will Kerr was massive.

    His name was getting thrown around 3 or 4 years ago.

    Simmonson and Wakeham are getting up there now aswell.
     
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    Also I'd add Woolford considering some want him starting in NRL when he has only really played Under 20's. Has he even played a game in NSW Cup ?
     
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    Will Kerr was easily but he's not here anymore. Other then that Wakeham seems highly touted but not seen much of him.
     
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    Whats his game like, heard on another thread that his super talented.
     
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  6. Mitch Connor

    Mitch Connor Super Moderator Staff Member

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    How filthy must the club be about Will Kerr.
     
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    Patrick Templeman.... was the most overhyped ever.

    Nehe Milner Skudder was one that was hyped and went on to success.

    I'd say it has to go to a player who doesn't have accolades to back up their hype. So rule out Woolford and Miller.

    I'd seen Kerr play last year and never got the hype. Dead average in my opinion. Lewis and Keighran both better.

    Bergamin and Lachlan Lewis would be most hyped at the moment.

    Simonssen maybe, but all I see is a fast player who misses a shitload of tackles.

    Okonbour has dropped off the hype train a bit.

    Patea haven't heard of till I saw updated team profiles.

    Keighran is still young and has others ahead of him, and Tramontana would be up there if he didn't keep getting suspended.

    Strickland maybe too, but I think he's earned his hype.

    So on my opinion.. Lewis and Bergamin in NSW Cup.
     
  8. MasterP

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    Brandon Wakeham is the most talented kid coming through the system hands down.
     
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  9. Mitch Connor

    Mitch Connor Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Is that since Kerr?
     
  10. MasterP

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    Even if Kerr was still around
     
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    Kerr looked awesome in those last few Holden Cup games at the end of last year but unless he had a massive growth spurt his size was going to a massive problem.
     
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    May be- he can be good BUT attitude during a game is so up and down - today against wests he did some great things and some of the dumbest stuff you could ever see - if anyone else saw the game against wests - did he seem to be disinterested and have to be revved up throughout the game?
     
  13. MasterP

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    What game were you watching, because his defence on the right hand side was brilliant, he had great energy throughout the game. His kicking game was really good and he was the one trying to Rev the boys up. Yes when there was mistakes he was shaking his head in disappointment, he made one mistake towards the end of the game with a drop ball which I thought it was the hooker Talau's fault.
     
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    Watching the same game - I thought he did some really good things - the kick off and regain and his defence in particular. Maybe you were closer to the play and hear what was actually being said- all I could make out were calls for "Brandon". What did you think of the game - for me - the handling was particularly bad - when they held it they looked ok .
    In Harold matts the no 13 played well.
     
  15. MasterP

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    Yes Jackson Topine was awesome in Harold matts
     
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    Virat Kohli
     
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  17. MasterP

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    Yes there was too much drop ball and Brandon was getting frustrated with errors, it's just the way he is expects better. But even the work Brandon was doing away from the ball was pleasing to see.
     
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    Don't get me wrong I think he is a real quality player but iv seen a few games where he loses his head pretty easily - I need to remember its an 18yo comp - hopefully the attitude wil be worked on n matured without losing the aggression.
     
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    100% agree
     
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    I have plenty of time for Kurt Picken. Will follow his career, just needs to find a position and stick with it.
     

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