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Discussion in 'Bulldogs Discussion' started by KLil, Jan 23, 2020.

  1. Natboy II

    Natboy II Kennel Enthusiast

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    Haha I’d happily give him mine but would have to make sure the bar was stocked and my dogs were clipped so they didn’t look like randy sheep haha
     
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    throw a shrimp on the barbie
     
  3. BMOC

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    I feel like the decision by pay to move reimis Smith from the wing into the centres is looking quite stupid now. okunbor looked very weak defensively in the nines, and Meaney is still new with playing on the wing. These two literally have no competition for the wing spots now that reimis is a centre. Meanwhile there is too much competition for centre spots - With potential players like Morgan Harper and averillo looking like they are developing well. Why move reimis to the centre when averillo or Harper at centre > okunbor and Meaney on the wing + reimis at centre for the team?
     
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  4. Sancho2020

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    Because Pay will pretty much pick our 17 most experienced players and find spots for them.
     
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  5. piggy

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    Okunbor is pathetic in defence....always comes off his wing and leaves his winger unmarked and is too slow to clean up kicks....honestly he is a liability in our team....this year is make or break for him
     
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  6. Teddybear

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    Marcelo was the same ...
     
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  7. Slovenia Steve

    Slovenia Steve Kennel Enthusiast

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    I'd argue that the first fews games are make or break for him.
     
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    That’s if he makes the team.
    Based on what I’ve seen so far he wouldn’t be picked in Round 1.
    Needs a lot of polish...
     
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  9. Slovenia Steve

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    Most people say that. Who'd you have as the wingers if Remis is at centre like everyone thinks?
     
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    Yeah that’s the issue.
    I’d be keeping Reimis where he is:
    DWZ / Reimis / Harper / Hoppa / Meaney
    However if Reimis is in the centres Jayden probably gets a start unless there’s some other planned shuffle we can’t yet see, but probably unlikely.
     
  11. JackDog

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    Harper or Averillo. Actually more precisely, not Montoya, Holland, Okb, or Crichton
     
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  12. btrainben

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    I don't understand moving Reimis from the wing and weakening one of our greatest strengths and combos with Hoppa...

    Reimis is one of the best finishers and wingers in the comp and doesn't look to me like a natural centre. The few times he's played there he hasn't looked comfortable.

    I thought Harper was impressive when given the chance last year, especially when he dominated a highly touted player like Staggs against Brisbane.. He should be picked in the centres in my opinion..
     
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  13. KLil

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    Maybe, just maybe the thought was move Smith to the centres because JAC was coming.? Now that his not it might not happen anymore... lol
     
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  14. mikey

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    Okunbour isn’t first grade material his defence is and has always been woeful.
     
  15. Slovenia Steve

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    Thinking more about this it really does concern me.

    Remis clearly is being moved to centre to keep him happy as his contract is up at the end of the year, right? Understand that, however it leaves us extremely weak on the wings where we seemingly have extremely little backup whereas in the centres we do have a couple of pomising youngsters coming through.

    Not getting an outside back in now will weaken us this year. Realise it needs to be the right player, but at the same time we've got 2 options for the wins?
     
  16. DogsOfWar1704

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    No reimis has re signed until 2021 hasn’t he...
     
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    Correct, not off contract till 2022.

    Go Dogs
     

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