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Pay: We're working towards future success with our young guys

Discussion in 'Bulldogs Discussion' started by jof, Dec 8, 2018 at 8:58 AM.

  1. jof

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  2. Pete_Zar

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    Elliott really is looking fit, will be one to watch in 2019
     
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    I got a feeling Elliot is going to have a massive year
     
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  4. Pete_Zar

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    Agree... he definitely was building for something at the back end of the year and looks like he's been working his ass off.
     
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    As long as every player plays to their best abilities and play like a team we will be ok and be proud of them that's all we want to see the rest will take care of its self go the dogs
     
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    They can only give what they have, as noted above, all we can ask for is best efforts over 80 mins
     
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    The proof is in the pudding...
    It's up to the players attitudes and pride in the jersey..."All for one and one for All".
    Individuals + Team + Club + Fans = Success !!!
     
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  8. Blue&whiteAxe

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    The way he talks of Elliott I’m thinking that he will be a starting edge backrower rather than coming off the bench. This means it would likely be:

    8. Tolman
    9. Lichaa
    10. Napa
    11. Eliott
    12. CHN
    13. Jackson

    14. RFM
    15. Sue
    16. Martin
    17. Fulalalo
     
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  9. Nabsolutely Fabulous

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    He's not starting on an edge lol. We have so many more dynamic options available that we can barely fit in atm, no chance Elliott jumps ahead of them.
     
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    Agree completely, but I think Pay sees it differently? Watch the vid. He adores the bloke.
     
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    Would love to play 4 forwards on the bench (To'omaga in for Fualalo for me) but we've gotta have a bench option to cover Lichaa. JMK or Cogger for one of the backrowers probably (depending on whether CHN plays centre).

    Tolman might come into his own now that we've got 2 aggressive dominant forwards in Sue and Napa. His workrate will be handy. Just stay out of the way on the 4th, inside their 20!
     
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    Also that the boys dig deep and give it 110%
     
  13. Nabsolutely Fabulous

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    And what does that have to do playing him on an edge? Literally the first thing he did when he came over was shift him to the middle. Elliott has also bulked up again this off season so a move wide just doesn't make sense.

    I am struggling to see where everyone will play, i feel Pay has his mind set on certain players and will give then every chance possible over others. Martin for example i just can't see getting in the team unless we cop a few injuries as i just don't think Pay rates him. I also have this feeling that we're going to rotate our edges and i absolutely hate that, hopefully that doesn't happen.
     
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    Elliott's only downfall of late is his frame, he is fairly easy to handle for opposition... the bloke runs hard and gets amongst it.... but his new frame and his work over the break might just give him the additional impact that he needs to go from a good player, to a top player
     
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    He gets absolutely dominated when he hits it up into the meat of set defensive line, this is where he most needs to improve. He is good at targeting weak areas of the defensive line though and it's why he made a few half breaks and picked up some tries last year.
     
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    I was beating around the bush I guess... but that is correct..... He will be a weapon when he can get on top of that.... I like what I am seeing in the training photos and footage
     
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    Can the club organize to play sweet Caroline every time Eliot scores a try , just to rub it in greenturds face
     
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    I wonder if he means 2019 as part of future success..
     
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    About right but Martin is sure to start being an ace goalkicker / our main goalkicker
     
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    Elliot will start at lock.
     
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